Thursday, December 14, 2017

Bizarre News

Cocoa High student catches massive gator (w/ video)

Cocoa High student catches massive gator (w/ video)

A local high school student made quite the catch Monday: a 12 and a half foot long gator.Josh Padrick, a local football player, was hunting for his family business when he saw the alligator."We initially saw the gators head and we were able to realiz...
Updated: 5 months ago
Teen camper wakes up to 'crunching noise' -- and discovers his head is inside a bear's mouth

Teen camper wakes up to 'crunching noise' -- and discovers his head is inside a bear's mouth

Asleep in the mountains northwest of Boulder, Colo., a teenage camp counselor was awakened Sunday morning by a loud crunching sound.The noise was the sound of large teeth scraping against his skull, he told Denver ABC-affiliate KMGH. A black bear, th...
Updated: 5 months ago
'Too hot,' says South Daytona mother on way to jail after leaving child in hot car, police say (w/ video)

'Too hot,' says South Daytona mother on way to jail after leaving child in hot car, police say (w/ video)

A woman faces charges after she left her child locked in the backseat of her car in a Dollar General parking lot. Colleen Walker, 30, from Volusia county, was charged with neglect of a child. The temperatures in the car reached 110 degrees, according...
Updated: 5 months ago
Fishing company execs cut meeting short to fish from their balcony (w/ video)

Fishing company execs cut meeting short to fish from their balcony (w/ video)

For virtually every other company, this story would sound ridiculous. But for Salt Strong, a fishing company, it seemed to be another day in the life.Part way through their morning meeting on the third floor of a Harbour Island building, one of them ...
Updated: 6 months ago
This baby was born on a flight from Fort Lauderdale. Now he'll fly free for life

This baby was born on a flight from Fort Lauderdale. Now he'll fly free for life

Little Christoph Lezcano is not the world's most patient newborn, but he may be the savviest.The 7-pound baby boy was born mid-flight on a Spirit Airlines flight from Fort Lauderdale to Dallas Saturday. The prize for being a rare aircraft baby? Free ...
Updated: 6 months ago
Yale dean on leave over offensive Yelp reviews leaves post

Yale dean on leave over offensive Yelp reviews leaves post

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Yale University dean who was placed on leave over offensive reviews she posted on Yelp has left her position at the Ivy League institution, school officials said Tuesday.Pierson College Dean June Chu last month issued a pub...
Updated: 6 months ago
Georgia man fried to death at Publix, wife sues

Georgia man fried to death at Publix, wife sues

A Georgia man died after falling into a deep fryer in a Publix in 2015. Now, his wife is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the grocery chain, claiming the store was at fault when he fell into the fryer.According to the Atlanta Journal Constitut...
Updated: 6 months ago
Florida woman gets butt lift after stealing money from city of Gainesville

Florida woman gets butt lift after stealing money from city of Gainesville

GAINESVILLE — A Florida city says a former employee stole money to get a butt lift. A Gainesville city report released Wednesday said Natwaina Clark stole $93,000 from the city, using $8,500 on the cosmetic surgery. The Gainesville Sun says the...
Updated: 6 months ago

Bats force Pasco Fire Rescue crew out of station

HUDSON — A Pasco Fire Rescue crew has been edged out of its station after discovering some unwanted nocturnal neighbors. The county announced on Friday it has temporarily closed Fire Station 39, at 11630 County Line Road, after finding a colony...
Updated a year ago

'That's not normal.' Dash cam video captures naked Florida man walking away from car crash

OCALA — Authorities say a Florida man got out of his car after a crash, stripped off his clothes, walked away from the scene and then damaged a door of the responding deputy's patrol car. Marion County Sheriff's officials said in a statement th...
Updated a year ago