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(Reuters) - A Pennsylvania tree-trimmer was recovering on Tuesday after an on-the-job accident sent a chainsaw blade several inches into his neck and shoulder, hospital officials said, adding that the man is expected to make a full recovery. James Valentine, 21, was part of a crew pruning trees on M...

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 5:26pm

ORLANDO, Fla., March 26 (Reuters) - A hammerhead shark dragged a college student in his kayak up the Atlantic coast for a two-hour "South Florida sleigh ride" that the kayaker taped with a head-mounted camera and posted on YouTube. Adam Fisk, 22, posted a five-minute clip of his adventure titled ...

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 8:31am

A Finnish magician shows even dogs are perplexed by sleight of hand as he captures different dogs' reactions to a disappearing treat trick. Jen Markham has the hilarious video. Watch the video above or ...

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 2:54pm

A man called a bank in Arkansas and spoke with the attractive teller. He told her he wanted to deposit 50 dollars. Well, not really deposit, he wanted to give her 50 dollars. See, his son had not very nice that day and he needed to understand the consequences. Would she… Watch the WGN TV news crew...

Tue, 03/25/2014 - 2:29pm

Which one of the 11 applicants would you appoint to the vacant Brainerd City Council position?

Dolly Matten
4% (15 votes)
Gabe Johnson
6% (23 votes)
Keith Riedel
8% (29 votes)
Howard Brewer
4% (13 votes)
Shane Meyer
3% (10 votes)
Matt Taylor
14% (50 votes)
JD Berns
12% (41 votes)
Susan Hilgart
9% (33 votes)
Amanda Monnier
7% (26 votes)
Jeff Czeczok
27% (96 votes)
Dirk VanDerwerker
6% (20 votes)
Total votes: 356

Meagan Simmons, busted in Florida for DUI, has a problem with inmatecheck.com for posting and using her mug shot. Simmons and her attorney have filed a lawsuit against the website, claiming they are entitled to make money off of her viral celebrity on their own terms. Watch the video above or ...

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 12:06am

LEXINGTON, Mississippi (Reuters) - A funeral director and coroner in Mississippi got the shock of their lives this week when a man put in a body bag because he was believed to be dead kicked to get out just before they began the embalming process. "He was not dead, long story short," funeral directo...

Sat, 03/01/2014 - 12:47pm

What ever will Clark Kent do if there's an emergency? Last used many months ago for a phone call, one of the last public phone booths in Minnesota is set to be removed and is being donated to the local historical society in La Crescent, Minnesota. Watch the video above or ...

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 4:49pm