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  • Young heart patient's family to donate 'extra money' to others on transplant list

    Young heart patient's family to donate 'extra money' to others on transplant list

    Monday, September 15 2014 7:46 PM EDT2014-09-15 23:46:17 GMT
    Little Hudson. Image courtesy Hudson's Heart Community/FacebookLittle Hudson. Image courtesy Hudson's Heart Community/Facebook
    A Durham family has surpassed their fundraising goal to help pay for mounting medical bills for their 2-month-old son in need of a new heart, and they say they plan to donate any extra money to other families of children in need of organ transplants.
    A Durham family has surpassed their fundraising goal to help pay for mounting medical bills for their 2-month-old son in need of a new heart, and they say they plan to donate any extra money to other families of children in need of organ transplants.
  • 'Pointer Brothers' Gus and Travis have plenty of Instagram charm

    'Pointer Brothers' Gus and Travis have plenty of Instagram charm

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:08:17 GMT
    The Pointer Brothers on InstagramThe Pointer Brothers on Instagram
    If you have an Instagram account, you know how creative some of the photos can be.We came across this adorable pair of pooches, Gus and Travis, who are nicknamed "The Pointer Brothers".
    If you have an Instagram account, you know how creative some of the photos can be.We came across this adorable pair of pooches, Gus and Travis, who are nicknamed "The Pointer Brothers".
  • 10-year-old goldfish has surgery to remove tumor

    10-year-old goldfish has surgery to remove tumor

    Monday, September 15 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-09-15 21:21:55 GMT
    George the goldfish had surgery to remove a tumor from his head (Photo courtesy Facebook/Lort Smith)George the goldfish had surgery to remove a tumor from his head (Photo courtesy Facebook/Lort Smith)
    The veterinarian who removed a tumor from 10-year-old George the goldfish says the surgery went "swimmingly."
    The veterinarian who removed a tumor from 10-year-old George the goldfish says the surgery went "swimmingly."
  • Because of Ezra: Bay area couple uses loss to help others

    Because of Ezra: Bay area couple uses loss to help others

    Monday, September 15 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-09-15 20:16:26 GMT
    The loss of a child leaves wounds so deep they never really heal. Robyn Matthews says "you don't realize how many people ask you how many children you have until your children die and then it's everyday somebody asking how many children you have.
    The loss of a child leaves wounds so deep they never really heal. Robyn Matthews says "you don't realize how many people ask you how many children you have until your children die and then it's everyday somebody asking how many children you have.
  • UMiami named in Playboy's top party schools list

    UMiami named in Playboy's top party schools list

    Monday, September 15 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-09-15 19:04:06 GMT
    University of Miami (WikiCommons)University of Miami (WikiCommons)
    Playboy magazine announced the release of its highly-anticipated Top Party Schools rankings.
    Playboy magazine announced the release of its highly-anticipated Top Party Schools rankings.
  • Disney 'Frozen' attraction coming to Epcot

    Disney 'Frozen' attraction coming to Epcot

    Monday, September 15 2014 12:33 PM EDT2014-09-15 16:33:48 GMT
    A new Frozen attraction is scheduled to replace the Maelstrom attraction at Epcot. Wikimedia Commons photo by Kjersti HolmangA new Frozen attraction is scheduled to replace the Maelstrom attraction at Epcot. Wikimedia Commons photo by Kjersti Holmang
    Tampa Bay fans of the Disney blockbuster movie, Frozen won't have to go far to get their Frozen fix. A new Frozen attraction is in the works at Walt Disney World.
    Tampa Bay fans of the Disney blockbuster movie, Frozen won't have to go far to get their Frozen fix. A new Frozen attraction is in the works at Walt Disney World.
  • Win ticket to Halloween Horror Nights 2014 - Universal Studios

    Win ticket to Halloween Horror Nights 2014 - Universal Studios

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:20 PM EDT2014-09-13 01:20:02 GMT
    Enter here.
    Enter here.
  • World's tallest dog, Zeus, dies at age 5

    World's tallest dog, Zeus, dies at age 5

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:50 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:50:27 GMT
    ZeusZeus
    The Great Dane from Michigan that held the title of world's tallest dog has died at age 5.
    The Great Dane from Michigan that held the title of world's tallest dog has died at age 5.
  • "Mindset List" for the Class of 2018

    "Mindset List" for the Class of 2018

    Friday, September 12 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-09-12 23:26:59 GMT
    The Beloit College "Mindset List" was created with things that are unique to the lives of students in the incoming college class.
    The Beloit College "Mindset List" was created with things that are unique to the lives of students in the incoming college class.
  • Kids of slain gun instructor to girl, 9, who shot their dad: 'You should not let this define you'

    Kids of slain gun instructor to girl, 9, who shot their dad: 'You should not let this define you'

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:59:38 GMT
    Charlie Vacca's childrenCharlie Vacca's children
    The four grieving children of Arizona gun instructor Charles Vacca, who was killed accidentally last month while teaching a 9-year-old how to shoot an Uzi, have written a letter to the girl who shot their father. 
    The four grieving children of Arizona gun instructor Charles Vacca, who was killed accidentally last month while teaching a 9-year-old how to shoot an Uzi, have written a letter to the girl who shot their father. 
  • Two giant solar flares head to earth

    Two giant solar flares head to earth

    Thursday, September 11 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-09-12 02:09:23 GMT
    Two large solar flares are rocketing towards Earth but will have little effect. Two large solar flares are rocketing towards Earth but will have little effect.
    Scientists warn, two solar flares heading our way are some of the biggest seen in several years. But what exactly are they? Jeff Rodgers from the Bishop Planetarium in Bradenton explains, solar flares originate in sun spots, and are a wave of charged particles blasted from the surface.
    Scientists warn, two solar flares heading our way are some of the biggest seen in several years. But what exactly are they? Jeff Rodgers from the Bishop Planetarium in Bradenton explains, solar flares originate in sun spots, and are a wave of charged particles blasted from the surface.
  • FWC Trail Cam: What animals do when you aren't looking

    FWC Trail Cam: What animals do when you aren't looking

    Thursday, September 11 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-09-11 19:25:20 GMT
    Photo: FWCPhoto: FWC
    What do wild animals do when they don't know they are being watched?
    What do wild animals do when they don't know they are being watched?
  • 8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | September 13-14

    8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | September 13-14

    Thursday, September 11 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-09-11 17:57:02 GMT
    Check out 8 fun things to do this weekend!
    Check out 8 fun things to do this weekend!
  • English Bulldog found unconscious, starving, ready for new life

    English Bulldog found unconscious, starving, ready for new life

    Thursday, September 11 2014 1:53 PM EDT2014-09-11 17:53:14 GMT
    Photo courtesy Adopt a Bull RescuePhoto courtesy Adopt a Bull Rescue
    A young English Bulldog who was found unconscious, starving and suffering from mange, has a new start on life thanks to the efforts of a Broward County rescue group and the Good Samaritan who discovered her.
    A young English Bulldog who was found unconscious, starving and suffering from mange, has a new start on life thanks to the efforts of a Broward County rescue group and the Good Samaritan who discovered her.
  • Burger King releases 'Black Burger' in Japan

    Burger King releases 'Black Burger' in Japan

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:38 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:38:59 GMT
    In a country renowned for its kooky culture and innovative food, it probably comes as no surprise that the Japanese Burger King menu might throw up a few surprises. But travelers journeying to Tokyo this September might be a little shocked to find out what is on offer.
    In a country renowned for its kooky culture and innovative food, it probably comes as no surprise that the Japanese Burger King menu might throw up a few surprises. But travelers journeying to Tokyo this September might be a little shocked to find out what is on offer.
  • Dad's pancakes are amazing works of art

    Dad's pancakes are amazing works of art

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 8:59 PM EDT2014-09-11 00:59:24 GMT
    Brek Nebel Imgur photoBrek Nebel Imgur photo
    Artistic pancakes made by a talented father from Washington state are creating a buzz on the web.
    Artistic pancakes made by a talented father from Washington state are creating a buzz on the web.
  • How you can get the new iPhone6 for free

    How you can get the new iPhone6 for free

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 7:44 PM EDT2014-09-10 23:44:41 GMT
    Verizon is offering customers a free iPhone 6 when it goes on sale September 19.
    Verizon is offering customers a free iPhone 6 when it goes on sale September 19.
  • 8 strange pumpkin-flavored things

    8 strange pumpkin-flavored things

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 7:10 PM EDT2014-09-10 23:10:47 GMT
    Here are 8 bizarre – maybe tasty? – pumpkin flavored items, you may or may not know exist on store shelves.
    Here are 8 bizarre – maybe tasty? – pumpkin flavored items, you may or may not know exist on store shelves.
  • Dad transforms Ray Rice jersey with pro-girl message

    Dad transforms Ray Rice jersey with pro-girl message

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-09-10 18:49:10 GMT
    Like many parents in the Baltimore area, Bryan Bartlett was struggling with what to do about the Ray Rice jersey his kids had been wearing before scandal engulfed the Ravens' running back.
    Like many parents in the Baltimore area, Bryan Bartlett was struggling with what to do about the Ray Rice jersey his kids had been wearing before scandal engulfed the Ravens' running back.
  • Snails, alligators and cockatoos, oh my! TV's best less-traditional pets

    Snails, alligators and cockatoos, oh my! TV's best less-traditional pets

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 1:48 PM EDT2014-09-10 17:48:38 GMT
    Robert Blake as "Baretta" with his crime-fighting cockatoo Fred. Photo courtesy Courtesy Everett Collection Robert Blake as "Baretta" with his crime-fighting cockatoo Fred. Photo courtesy Courtesy Everett Collection
    Television practically rains cats and dogs — and that's good, since we love seeing furry family members frolic on our screens. But what about those non-traditional pets: birds, fish, reptiles, pigs ... dragons? They deserve our love, too. 
    Television practically rains cats and dogs — and that's good, since we love seeing furry family members frolic on our screens. But what about those non-traditional pets: birds, fish, reptiles, pigs ... dragons? They deserve our love, too. 
  • Impromptu biopsy cut off Joan Rivers' air supply, says report

    Impromptu biopsy cut off Joan Rivers' air supply, says report

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:54 PM EDT2014-09-10 16:54:39 GMT
    A doctor who traveled with Joan Rivers allegedly conducted a biopsy that caused the legendary comedian's vocal cords to seize up during a visit to a New York City endoscopy clinic, a medical source familiar with the case told the Daily News.
    A doctor who traveled with Joan Rivers allegedly conducted a biopsy that caused the legendary comedian's vocal cords to seize up during a visit to a New York City endoscopy clinic, a medical source familiar with the case told the Daily News.
  • 9/11 Memorials in Tampa Bay

    9/11 Memorials in Tampa Bay

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-09-10 16:05:33 GMT
    Hillsborough Co. Sheriff's Office Fallen Heroes Memorial. YouTube imageHillsborough Co. Sheriff's Office Fallen Heroes Memorial. YouTube image
    There are numerous events scheduled throughout Tampa Bay on the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
    There are numerous events scheduled throughout Tampa Bay on the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
  • Dad, daughter dance to Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off'

    Dad, daughter dance to Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off'

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-09-10 15:56:28 GMT
    Taylor Swift shows off a variety of major moves in her "Shake It Off" music video, but even her best choreography can't compete with what one daddy-daughter duo offered up in their take on the routine.
    Taylor Swift shows off a variety of major moves in her "Shake It Off" music video, but even her best choreography can't compete with what one daddy-daughter duo offered up in their take on the routine.
  • New Caribbean-themed hotel opening at Universal Orlando

    New Caribbean-themed hotel opening at Universal Orlando

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-09-09 22:25:07 GMT
    Rendering of Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando Rendering of Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando
    When it opens in the summer of 2016, guests visiting the new Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando will walk into a colorful Caribbean hideaway built around a lush, tropical lagoon and towering waterfall.
    When it opens in the summer of 2016, guests visiting the new Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando will walk into a colorful Caribbean hideaway built around a lush, tropical lagoon and towering waterfall.
  • Black bear naps in Florida condo complex

    Black bear naps in Florida condo complex

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-09-09 22:12:58 GMT
    An injured black bear is recovering after it fell asleep outside a Jacksonville condominium complex and was shot with tranquilizers.
    An injured black bear is recovering after it fell asleep outside a Jacksonville condominium complex and was shot with tranquilizers.
  • Bored kid caught face-planting on White House couch

    Bored kid caught face-planting on White House couch

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-09-09 21:31:34 GMT
    Photo: Lawrence Jackson / The White HousePhoto: Lawrence Jackson / The White House
    We can only imagine that's what one young visitor to the Oval Office was thinking when he faceplanted on a couch in apparent frustration as his parents chatted with President Barack Obama.
    We can only imagine that's what one young visitor to the Oval Office was thinking when he faceplanted on a couch in apparent frustration as his parents chatted with President Barack Obama.
  • Apple announces smart watch

    Apple announces smart watch

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-09-09 20:08:47 GMT
    The audience erupted with cheers as Cook proclaimed that he had, "one more thing." It was how Jobs used to close his keynote addresses.That one more thing wasApple's upcoming smartwatch. It's called the Apple Watch.
    The audience erupted with cheers as Cook proclaimed that he had, "one more thing." It was how Jobs used to close his keynote addresses.That one more thing wasApple's upcoming smartwatch. It's called the Apple Watch.
  • Sheriff: Drunk woman rode stolen horse to store, then shoplifted

    Sheriff: Drunk woman rode stolen horse to store, then shoplifted

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-09-09 18:41:14 GMT
     Christine Saunders, 45, of Fyffe, Alabama. Dekalb Co. Sheriff's Office photo Christine Saunders, 45, of Fyffe, Alabama. Dekalb Co. Sheriff's Office photo
    Authorities in Dekalb, Alabama say a drunk woman rode a stolen horse to a store, and then stole items from the store.
    Authorities in Dekalb, Alabama say a drunk woman rode a stolen horse to a store, and then stole items from the store.
  • Deputies: Woman bit victim, calls it 'zombie game'

    Deputies: Woman bit victim, calls it 'zombie game'

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 12:11 PM EDT2014-09-09 16:11:26 GMT
    Jessica Rocha faces multiple charges. Coos County Jail booking photoJessica Rocha faces multiple charges. Coos County Jail booking photo
    Authorities in Oregon say a woman has been arrested after breaking in to a house, pushing a woman down the stairs, pulling her hair, biting her on the face and telling her victim she was playing "the zombie game.
    Authorities in Oregon say a woman has been arrested after breaking in to a house, pushing a woman down the stairs, pulling her hair, biting her on the face and telling her victim she was playing "the zombie game.
  • Florida deputy's son accidentally fires dad's gun

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-09-09 14:15:15 GMT
    Facebook photoFacebook photo
    Authorities say the 2-year-old son of a north Florida sheriff's deputy accidentally fired his father's personal handgun inside a fast food restaurant.The Florida Times-Union (http://bit.ly/Zfw4nr ) reports the boy was standing in line for food at a Wendy's in Middleburg on Sept. 4 when he put his hand in his father's front right pocket and accidentally fired the .380-caliber Kel-Tec semi-automatic pistol. Bullet fragments hit the boy's foot, the child's grandfather and two female customers.Ac...
    Authorities say the 2-year-old son of a north Florida sheriff's deputy accidentally fired his father's personal handgun inside a fast food restaurant.The Florida Times-Union (http://bit.ly/Zfw4nr ) reports the boy was standing in line for food at a Wendy's in Middleburg on Sept. 4 when he put his hand in his father's front right pocket and accidentally fired the .380-caliber Kel-Tec semi-automatic pistol. Bullet fragments hit the boy's foot, the child's grandfather and two female customers.Ac...
  • VIRAL: Giant, mutant spider is actually a shaggy dog

    VIRAL: Giant, mutant spider is actually a shaggy dog

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-09-09 13:39:03 GMT
    Photo: YouTube/Mutant Giant Spider Dog (SA Wardega)Photo: YouTube/Mutant Giant Spider Dog (SA Wardega)
    Spiders are terrifying enough when they're small and climbing their way up the living room wall. So imagine how scary it would be if the creepy crawler was a giant mutant spider, and it was running right at you in the dark.
    Spiders are terrifying enough when they're small and climbing their way up the living room wall. So imagine how scary it would be if the creepy crawler was a giant mutant spider, and it was running right at you in the dark.
  • Why mortgage payments for new homebuyers could see a big jump

    Why mortgage payments for new homebuyers could see a big jump

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 4:50 AM EDT2014-09-09 08:50:06 GMT
    Proposed changes to requirements for private mortgage insurance could increase mortgage costs for many homebuyers, particularly borrowers with relatively poor credit, according to a new report from the Urban Institute and Moody's Analytics.
    Proposed changes to requirements for private mortgage insurance could increase mortgage costs for many homebuyers, particularly borrowers with relatively poor credit, according to a new report from the Urban Institute and Moody's Analytics.
  • VIRAL: Dog learns to get through door on 2 legs

    VIRAL: Dog learns to get through door on 2 legs

    Monday, September 8 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-09-08 18:01:58 GMT
    (YouTube/Jason Sanders)(YouTube/Jason Sanders)
    A cute little dog is stealing our hearts as she hops around on two legs with a cone on her head.
    A cute little dog is stealing our hearts as she hops around on two legs with a cone on her head.
  • 8 things you may not know about Ellen DeGeneres

    8 things you may not know about Ellen DeGeneres

    Monday, September 8 2014 12:53 PM EDT2014-09-08 16:53:20 GMT
    The Ellen DeGeneres Show Facebook photoThe Ellen DeGeneres Show Facebook photo
    WFLA News Channel 8 is excited to have The Ellen DeGeneres Show joining us weekdays at 3 p.m. beginning Monday, September 8.We're celebrating Ellen's arrival with some fun facts about this funny gal that you might not know.
    WFLA News Channel 8 is excited to have The Ellen DeGeneres Show joining us weekdays at 3 p.m. beginning Monday, September 8.We're celebrating Ellen's arrival with some fun facts about this funny gal that you might not know.
  • 41,000 children reported missing each year in Florida

    41,000 children reported missing each year in Florida

    Monday, September 8 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-09-08 14:23:45 GMT
    Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared September 8 as Missing Children's Day. The statistics Scott released about missing children in Florida might surprise you.
    Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared September 8 as Missing Children's Day. The statistics Scott released about missing children in Florida might surprise you.
  • Best friends: Puppy sticks by cheetah cub's side during surgery

    Best friends: Puppy sticks by cheetah cub's side during surgery

    Friday, September 5 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-09-05 22:10:51 GMT
    (Photo: NBC San Diego)(Photo: NBC San Diego)
    A puppy concerned for her best friend, sat by a cheetah cub's side while he underwent leg surgery this week.
    A puppy concerned for her best friend, sat by a cheetah cub's side while he underwent leg surgery this week.
  • $139 million palace for sale in Florida

    $139 million palace for sale in Florida

    Friday, September 5 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-09-05 16:48:23 GMT
    "Le Palais Royal". Photo courtesy Caldwell Banker real estate"Le Palais Royal". Photo courtesy Caldwell Banker real estate
    Are you in the market for a palace? If you have a fat bank account, you might want to check out a $139 million palace that's under construction in Palm Beach County.
    Are you in the market for a palace? If you have a fat bank account, you might want to check out a $139 million palace that's under construction in Palm Beach County.
  • Busch Gardens Tampa welcomes baby aardvark

    Busch Gardens Tampa welcomes baby aardvark

    Friday, September 5 2014 12:02 PM EDT2014-09-05 16:02:28 GMT
    The baby aardvark was born in August at Busch Gardens Tampa (Photo: Busch Gardens)The baby aardvark was born in August at Busch Gardens Tampa (Photo: Busch Gardens)
    Busch Gardens has welcomed its newest resident: an adorable aardvark born Tuesday, Aug. 5.
    Busch Gardens has welcomed its newest resident: an adorable aardvark born Tuesday, Aug. 5.
  • STD rates per county in Florida

    STD rates per county in Florida

    Thursday, September 4 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-09-04 23:23:14 GMT
    The Florida Department of Health has released each county's total number including each chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reported cases per county. The data was taken from the most recently published STD surveillance report from Florida in 2012.
    The Florida Department of Health has released each county's total number including each chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reported cases per county. The data was taken from the most recently published STD surveillance report from Florida in 2012.
  • X-rays show crazy things pets eat

    X-rays show crazy things pets eat

    Thursday, September 4 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-09-04 22:21:09 GMT
    A toy alien figure was found in the stomach of this 5-month-old kitten. Photo courtesy Veterinary Practice News & Heron Creek Animal Hospital in North Port, Fla.A toy alien figure was found in the stomach of this 5-month-old kitten. Photo courtesy Veterinary Practice News & Heron Creek Animal Hospital in North Port, Fla.
    If you have a pet, you know how much mischief they can get into, and so do veterinarians. Every year, the Veterinary Practice News magazine holds a contest for the best x-rays that show unusual items found in pets' tummies.
    If you have a pet, you know how much mischief they can get into, and so do veterinarians. Every year, the Veterinary Practice News magazine holds a contest for the best x-rays that show unusual items found in pets' tummies.
  • 8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | September 6-7

    8 fun things to do in Tampa Bay this weekend | September 6-7

    Thursday, September 4 2014 2:23 PM EDT2014-09-04 18:23:42 GMT
    Check out 8 fun things to do this weekend!
    Check out 8 fun things to do this weekend!
  • Judge orders attorney to wear socks in courtroom

    Judge orders attorney to wear socks in courtroom

    Thursday, September 4 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-09-04 16:27:17 GMT
    An attorney who habitually appears in court without socks faces sanctions including possible fines if he shows up without them again in one Indiana courtroom.
    An attorney who habitually appears in court without socks faces sanctions including possible fines if he shows up without them again in one Indiana courtroom.
  • 693-pound swordfish caught by Florida teen

    693-pound swordfish caught by Florida teen

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-09-03 22:29:22 GMT
    Photo: WPTV/Paul Kabalin of Engel USA in Jupiter, FloridaPhoto: WPTV/Paul Kabalin of Engel USA in Jupiter, Florida
    A North Palm Beach teenager made a hefty catch this Labor Day, a 693-pound swordfish.
    A North Palm Beach teenager made a hefty catch this Labor Day, a 693-pound swordfish.
  • Cow flees slaughterhouse, gores jogger, heads to Oktoberfest

    Cow flees slaughterhouse, gores jogger, heads to Oktoberfest

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-09-03 15:20:41 GMT
    Wikimedia Commons file photoWikimedia Commons file photo
    A cow escaped from a slaughterhouse and headed for the grounds of Munich's Oktoberfest Tuesday, triggering a high-speed police pursuit.
    A cow escaped from a slaughterhouse and headed for the grounds of Munich's Oktoberfest Tuesday, triggering a high-speed police pursuit.
  • ROAD RAGE: Costumed characters attack driver

    ROAD RAGE: Costumed characters attack driver

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 11:10 AM EDT2014-09-03 15:10:09 GMT
    YouTube imageYouTube image
    A bizarre video showing costumed characters attacking a motorist in Russia is going viral on the web.
    A bizarre video showing costumed characters attacking a motorist in Russia is going viral on the web.
  • Lesson learned: Severed snake heads can still bite

    Lesson learned: Severed snake heads can still bite

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-09-02 23:29:33 GMT
    Indochinese spitting cobra (Photo: Wikipedia)Indochinese spitting cobra (Photo: Wikipedia)
    It sounds like a wild fabrication: A spitting cobra, being prepared for a dish in a restaurant in southern China, bit and killed a chef 20 minutes after its head had been chopped off.
    It sounds like a wild fabrication: A spitting cobra, being prepared for a dish in a restaurant in southern China, bit and killed a chef 20 minutes after its head had been chopped off.
  • Beware of venomous puss caterpillars found in Florida

    Beware of venomous puss caterpillars found in Florida

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:00 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:00:52 GMT
    Puss caterpillar (Photo: University of Florida)Puss caterpillar (Photo: University of Florida)
    The may look fluffy and cute, but these caterpillars are anything but. Under all that fur on the puss caterpillar are venomous bristles that break off into the skin when touched by humans and cause serious pain.
    The may look fluffy and cute, but these caterpillars are anything but. Under all that fur on the puss caterpillar are venomous bristles that break off into the skin when touched by humans and cause serious pain.
  • Stacie talks to Ellen about season 12, debut on WFLA News Channel 8

    Stacie talks to Ellen about season 12, debut on WFLA News Channel 8

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:20 PM EDT2014-09-02 20:20:57 GMT
    WFLA anchor Stacie Schaible talks with Ellen about her upcoming season on WFLA News Channel 8WFLA anchor Stacie Schaible talks with Ellen about her upcoming season on WFLA News Channel 8
    An enthusiastic crowd had already gathered hours before The Ellen Show was scheduled to tape. When I arrived on the Warner's Brothers lot, I was greeted by one of Ellen's Producers. Though I hoped for a ride in Ellen's golf cart, we walked a few blocks to the set and my behind the scenes tour began.Ellen's studio is massive by Hollywood standards.
    An enthusiastic crowd had already gathered hours before The Ellen Show was scheduled to tape. When I arrived on the Warner's Brothers lot, I was greeted by one of Ellen's Producers. Though I hoped for a ride in Ellen's golf cart, we walked a few blocks to the set and my behind the scenes tour began.Ellen's studio is massive by Hollywood standards.
  • Maroon 5 announces Tampa show

    Maroon 5 announces Tampa show

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:58 PM EDT2014-09-02 18:58:11 GMT
    Photo courtesy Facebook/Maroon 5Photo courtesy Facebook/Maroon 5
    Multi platinum-selling and Grammy Award-winning rock band, Maroon 5, revealed details today for The Maroon 5 World Tour 2015 in support of the band's fifth studio album, V.
    Multi platinum-selling and Grammy Award-winning rock band, Maroon 5, revealed details today for The Maroon 5 World Tour 2015 in support of the band's fifth studio album, V.
  • Where's 'Katharine' been?

    Where's 'Katharine' been?

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:35:30 GMT
    Photo: OCEARCH FacebookPhoto: OCEARCH Facebook
    Katharine, the well-known great white shark tracked by OCEARCH, has been spending a good amount of time outside the Carolinas
    Katharine, the well-known great white shark tracked by OCEARCH, has been spending a good amount of time outside the Carolinas
  • Texas brewery makes 99-pack of beer

    Texas brewery makes 99-pack of beer

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:29:35 GMT
    Everything is bigger in Texas, including the packs of beer.
    Everything is bigger in Texas, including the packs of beer.
  • Clueless swimmers have near-miss with shark off Florida beach

    Clueless swimmers have near-miss with shark off Florida beach

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:45 PM EDT2014-09-01 16:45:15 GMT
    YouTube/User Scott McCainYouTube/User Scott McCain
    Beach-goers in Destin, Florida had a near-miss with a hungry hammerhead shark.
    Beach-goers in Destin, Florida had a near-miss with a hungry hammerhead shark.
  • The man behind Florida's medical marijuana drive

    The man behind Florida's medical marijuana drive

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:26 AM EDT2014-08-31 13:26:28 GMT
    The medical marijuana battle is personal for Central Florida attorney John Morgan. The medical marijuana battle is personal for Central Florida attorney John Morgan.
    The worst day of John Morgan's life was when his brother snapped his neck diving into a Walt Disney World lagoon while working as a lifeguard. It left him a quadriplegic.That day also set Morgan, the man behind Florida's medical marijuana ballot initiative, on a course that would make him a wealthy and locally famous personal injury lawyer.
    The worst day of John Morgan's life was when his brother snapped his neck diving into a Walt Disney World lagoon while working as a lifeguard. It left him a quadriplegic.That day also set Morgan, the man behind Florida's medical marijuana ballot initiative, on a course that would make him a wealthy and locally famous personal injury lawyer.
  • Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: August 18 - 23

    Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: August 18 - 23

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    Ever wonder what goes on in the kitchen of your favorite restaurants?
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    Little boy wins our hearts with response to mom’s baby news: 'This is exasperating!'

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    "What were you thinking?" That's what one little boy with an impressive vocabulary wanted to know after being told by his mom that she was expecting a third child.
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    Missing children reported in Tampa Bay

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