Strange

In this image take from video provided by WCVB in Boston, flames consume a home in Lawrence, Mass, a suburb of Boston, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018.
WCVB via AP
September 14, 2018 - 10:00 am
By Bob Salsberg, Associated Press LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Investigators were working Friday to pinpoint the cause of a series of natural gas explosions that killed a teenager, injured at least 10 others and left dozens of homes in smoldering ruins. Authorities said an estimated 8,000 people were...
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Xavier Cunningham, of Harrisonville, Mo., gives a thumbs up while recovering at the University of Kansas Hospital after surgery to remove a meat skewer that penetrated his skull from his face to the back of his head.
Shannon Miller via AP
September 12, 2018 - 3:34 pm
HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A 10-year-old Missouri boy is recovering after he was attacked by insects and tumbled from a tree, landing on a meat skewer that penetrated his skull from his face to the back of his head. But miraculously, that's where Xavier Cunningham's bad luck ended. The skewer had...
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This photo provided by the Santa Rose County Jail in Milton, Fla., shows Joseph Maldonado-Passage, an Oklahoma zookeeper, who was indicted on federal murder-for-hire charges.
Santa Rosa County Jail via AP
September 10, 2018 - 4:25 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The operator of a Florida-based animal sanctuary says she was the target of an Oklahoma zookeeper who was indicted last week on federal murder-for-hire charges. Carole Baskin of Big Cat Rescue said she's clashed in the past with Joseph Maldonado-Passage, who goes by the...
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Dallas Apartment Shooting
(Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
September 07, 2018 - 3:41 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A white Dallas police officer who shot and killed her black neighbor and later explained that she had mistaken his apartment for her own will be charged with manslaughter, the police chief said Friday. It's not clear what the officer may have said to 26-year-old Botham Jean between...
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Next time you're dumping your stuff in the security trays, best have that hand sanitzer nearby.
Getty Images via CNN
September 05, 2018 - 12:57 pm
By Francesca Street (CNN) — What's the most germ-filled spot in an airport? The bathrooms? Those crowded waiting areas? The passport checking counter? Surprisingly, none of the above. A new study from a team of experts from the UK's University of Nottingham and the Finnish National Institute for...
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Dreamstime
September 05, 2018 - 7:17 am
By Jermaine Ong SAN DIEGO ( KGTV ) - - A fire that caused about $100,000 in damage at a Skyline-area home Monday was caused by bird droppings. San Diego Fire-Rescue Department officials said the fire erupted at around 2:10 p.m. at a home in the 8300 block of Noeline Lane. According to fire...
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Butterflies
William Moneymaker | Dreamstime.com
Dan Wing
August 31, 2018 - 3:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Detectives are investigating a bizarre theft that took place over the course of several days in Philadelphia's Holmesburg neighborhood last week. Philadelphia Police say the owner of the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion on Frankford Avenue reported that...
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In this Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 photo provided by Yanny Bruere, a blimp of London Mayor Sadiq Khan is photographed in a workshop, in Oxfordshire, England.
Yanny Bruere/via AP
August 30, 2018 - 11:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Critics of London Mayor Sadiq Khan have been given permission to fly a giant balloon over London that depicts him dressed in a bikini. Organizer Yanny Bruere has raised more than 58,000 pounds ($75,000) through the Crowdfunder website for the 29-foot (8.8-meter) blimp as part of a...
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Thousands of bees swarmed this Times Square hot dog stand
NYPD
August 29, 2018 - 8:04 am
By Augusta Anthony, CNN (CNN) -- Times Square was a hive of activity Tuesday afternoon, as more than 40,000 bees swarmed a hot dog stand at the corner of Broadway and West 43rd Street. Known as an absconded hive, the bees were looking for a new home to escape the sweltering heat, said Officer...
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Kraft mayonnaise
Michael Tercha/Chicago Tribune/TNS
August 25, 2018 - 8:46 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mayo, Florida is holding the mayo, at least for a few days. The mayor of this tiny town of less than 1,500 residents, located where Florida's Panhandle morphs into a peninsula, is announcing Saturday that the city is switching its name to "Miracle Whip." But it's a joke. The...
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