Strange

A 69-year-old man almost successfully smuggled a pastry box from Morocco, which was actually filled with live tortoises.
Potsdam Customs Office via RADIO.COM
March 18, 2019 - 6:08 pm
By Molly Ade ( RADIO.COM ) — A 69-year-old man almost successfully smuggled a pastry box from Morocco, but it wasn’t filled with pastries. After landing in Berlin from his Cairo flight, customs officers stopped the man to search his luggage, which he claimed contained nothing to declare. They...
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Kobe Bryant photographed on court at Lower Merion High School.
Eileen Blass/USA Today
Jim Melwert
March 13, 2019 - 2:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Kobe Bryant jersey stolen from a Lower Merion High School display case two years ago has been returned to the school — after it was bought by a collector in China. According to ESPN , Liu Zhe bought the jersey for about $2,000 to add to his collection. But when he...
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Brown rat
Dreamstime
March 13, 2019 - 11:51 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — You might want to make sure you have exact change next time you go to fill up your MetroCard. A video posted to social media Tuesday showed a rat trapped inside the change dispenser of a MetroCard vending machine. How much money would have to be in the change return for you to...
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Coast Guard
March 09, 2019 - 11:04 am
By Junko Ogura, CNN (CNN) -- More than 80 people were injured after a high-speed boat collided with a "marine creature" off the northwest coast of Japan, the country's Coast Guard told CNN. The boat was carrying 121 passengers during the collision, injuring 87 people traveling on the vessel,...
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Judge claimed during trial he had knowledge from God
CNN
March 08, 2019 - 11:31 am
By Ryan Prior, CNN (CNN) -- The Texas Judicial Commission is issuing a public warning to a judge who told a jury that God wanted to acquit a woman who was on trial for charges related to sex trafficking. The jury found her guilty instead, and Gloria Romero Perez was sentenced to 25 years in prison...
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Lincoln, a 3-year-old Nubian goat, is poised to become the first honorary pet mayor of the small Vermont town of Fair Haven.
Robert Layman/The Rutland Herald via AP
March 07, 2019 - 3:33 pm
FAIR HAVEN, Vt. (AP) — A 3-year-old Nubian goat named Lincoln is poised to become the first honorary pet mayor of the Vermont town of Fair Haven. The nanny goat was chosen this week by townspeople for the one-year post at the community's Town Meeting Day. Lincoln takes office Tuesday. The ballot of...
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A Chihuahua dog
Matthias Rietschel/Getty Images
Rachel Kurland
March 05, 2019 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We've all experienced that hysterical fear of leaving something behind in an Uber, whether it be essential items like your wallet, keys or phone. But have you ever left your 8-week-old coffee-colored Chihuahua in the back seat? Apparently someone has. It may seem —...
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In this March 3, 2019, handout photo provided by the Bureau of Customs Public Information Office, duct taped turtles are presented to reporters in Manila, Philippines. Philippine authorities said that they found more than 1,500 live exotic turtles stuffed inside luggage at Manila's airport. The various types of turtles were found Sunday inside four pieces of left-behind luggage of a Filipino passenger arriving at Ninoy Aquino International Airport on a Philippine Airlines flight from Hong Kong, Customs officials said in a statement. (Bureau of Customs via AP)
March 05, 2019 - 7:22 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities said Monday that they found more than 1,500 live turtles stuffed inside luggage at Manila's airport. The various types of turtles were found Sunday inside four pieces of left-behind luggage of a Filipino passenger arriving at Ninoy Aquino...
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Hoodwinker sunfish
Thomas Turner via CNN
March 04, 2019 - 12:55 pm
By Christina Zdanowicz, CNN (CNN) -- This is the extraordinary tale of how a massive, strange-looking fish wound up on a beach on the other side of the world from where it lives. The seven-foot fish washed up at UC Santa Barbara's Coal Oil Point Reserve in Southern California last week. Researchers...
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In this Feb. 26, 2019 photo is the Fritz Creek General Store, shown near Homer, Alaska.
Megan Pacer/Homer News via AP
March 01, 2019 - 6:07 pm
HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A cat named Stormy that has spent more than six years as a fixture in a remote Alaska general store is being forced out after officials notified the store owners that the cat's presence violates food safety standards. The Fritz Creek General Store near the small city of Homer...
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