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In this photo provided by the Ravensbeard Wildlife Center, Ravensbeard Wildlife Center Director and founder Ellen Kalish holds a Saw-whet owl at their facility in Saugerties, N.Y., Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. A worker helping to get the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree in New York City found the tiny owl among the tree's massive branches on Monday, Nov. 16. Now named Rockefeller, the owl was brought to the Ravensbeard Wildlife Center for care. (Lindsay Possumato/Ravensbeard Wildlife Center via AP)
Owl found in Rockefeller Center tree could take flight soonA tiny owl that was found dehydrated and hungry in the branches of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is eating its way back to good health and set to be released back into the wild Saturday
The Associated Press4 days ago
Dan and Barbara Donovan of Niles say they were targeted by intruders when a man claiming to be a ComEd employee came to their home, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 in Niles, Ill. Donovan, an 81-year-old former Marine from suburban Chicago used his grandfather's antique Irish walking stick to chase off three burglars and deliver one a thump in the head for his trouble.(Jennifer Johnson/Chicago Tribune via AP)
Illinois man, 81, uses antique walking stick to beat thievesAn 81-year-old former Marine from suburban Chicago says he was looking for “some type of persuasive weapon” when he used his grandfather's antique Irish walking stick to chase three burglars from his home
The Associated Press4 days ago
Holy smoke! German customs seizes 10 tons of shisha tobaccoGerman authorities say they have seized 10.2 tons of water pipe tobacco that was being smuggled into Berlin from the Mideast to avoid import taxes
The Associated Press5 days ago
In this photo provided by the Ravensbeard Wildlife Center, Ravensbeard Director and founder Ellen Kalish holds a Saw-whet owl at the center in Saugerties, N.Y., Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. A worker helping to get the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree in New York City found the tiny owl among the tree's massive branches on Monday, Nov. 16. Now named Rockefeller, the owl was brought to the Ravensbeard Wildlife Center for care. (Lindsay Possumato/Ravensbeard Wildlife Center via AP)
Hoot, hoot, hoot! Owl in Rockefeller Center Christmas treeA worker helping set up the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree found a holiday surprise — a tiny owl among the massive branches
The Associated Press5 days ago
Video shows unauthorized man with flamethrower atop NYC busA rapper who says he was making a tribute to a New York City hip-hop group was recorded shooting a flamethrower from the top of an occupied city bus in an unsanctioned stunt
The Associated Press6 days ago
Puerto Rico policeman accused of theft while in uniformAuthorities say a police officer in Puerto Rico has been charged with stealing more than $1,300 worth of goods from Home Depot while wearing his uniform
The Associated Press6 days ago
A lost dog's journey across the Canadian border and backA dog’s journey across the Canadian border and back was complicated by coronavirus restrictions limiting movement from a town on one side of the St. John River to a Maine town on the other
The Associated Press7 days ago
FILE - In this Nov. 14, 2013, file photo, one of two "dueling dinosaurs" fossils is displayed in New York. In an ongoing court case over the ownership of the fossils and others worth millions of dollars, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on June 17, 2020, that fossils unearthed on an eastern Montana ranch belong to the owners of the surface estate. (AP Photo/Seth Weinig, File)
'Dueling dinosaurs' fossils donated to North Carolina museumThe skeletons of two dinosaurs that appear to have died fighting each other have been donated to a North Carolina museum
The Associated Press7 days ago
Squirrelly situation: Critter causes South Carolina outagesA section of South Carolina’s capital city was without power Monday after a squirrel scurrying across equipment caused damage that led to a blackout
The Associated Press7 days ago
An employee of Pipa, a Belgian auction house for racing pigeons, shows a two-year old female pigeon named New Kim after an auction in Knesselare, Belgium, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. A pigeon racing fan has paid a world record 1.6 million euros for the Belgian-bred bird, New Kim, in the once-quaint sport that seemed destined for near extinction only a few years back, people pay big money for the right bird. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Belgian racing pigeon fetches record price of $1.9 millionFor about a pound of pigeon, a wealthy racing fan put down a record 1.6 million euros ($1.9 million) for the Belgian-bred bird
The Associated Press9 days ago
Police: Nude man arrested after driving into grocery storePolice say a man who crashed his car into a Montana grocery store and fled the scene was later arrested after running nude through a nearby retirement home
The Associated Press10 days ago
In this photo provided by the Scotts Valley Police Department is a figure of Bigfoot that officers found on a roadway in the mountains north of Santa Cruz in Scotts Valley, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. The Scotts Valley Police Department says it was a little banged up but will be returned to its rightful place at the Bigfoot Discovery Museum. The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office had urged people to keep their eyes peeled for the 4-foot-tall wooden statue after it was stolen from outside the tiny museum in nearby Felton on Monday. (Scotts Valley Police Department via AP)
Stolen Bigfoot statue found along road in Santa Cruz CountyPolice officers in the mountains north of Santa Cruz responded to a suspicious figure in a roadway early Thursday and found Bigfoot
The Associated Press11 days ago
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