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  1. Video captures shark attack on seal at crowded beach

    Nation

    ORLEANS, Mass. — A shark attack on a seal at a Cape Cod beach sent beachgoers scrambling, and surfers a few yards away had to frantically swim to shore.

    Thayer Wade captured video of  a shark attacking a seal off a Cape Cod beach. His uncle Pat O'Brien shared the video on Twitter.
  2. 12-foot alligator catch follows an 11-footer caught the night before

    Wetlands

    Catching an 11-foot alligator might be considered a once-in-a-lifetime achievement, but four Florida Panhandle men who did that Wednesday turned around an captured a 12-foot gator the next night.

    Nick Naylor poses with the 12-foot-6 alligator pulled from Blackwater Bay on Thursday night. [Courtesy of Nick Naylor, John Booker, Kenny Way and Casey Shields]
  3. Fort Myers woman arrested for doing cocaine off iPhone in parent pick-up line

    Bizarre News

    A Fort Myers woman was arrested Tuesday after police saw her snorting cocaine off her iPhone while in the parent pick-up line at a Lee County middle school.

    Christina Hester, 39, faces two different drug-related charges, according to police records. [Lee County Sheriff's Office]
  4. Lucky carrot: Alberta woman finds mother-in-law's lost ring

    Bizarre News

    CAMROSE, Alberta — A Canadian woman who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot.

    In an undated photo provided by Iva Harberg, Mary Grams, 84, holds a carrot that grew through her engagement ring in Alberta, Canada. Grams, who lost her diamond ring 13 years ago while pulling weeds in her garden, is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot. Grams, 84, said she can't believe the vegetable actually grew through and around the diamond engagement ring she had given up for lost. [Iva Harberg/The Canadian Press via AP]
  5. Police: Stripper from Tampa thought his partner was a cannibal so he stabbed him in the eyes

    Bizarre News

    A male stripper from Tampa is accused of stabbing his partner multiple times in the eyes with a pen after he suspected he was a cannibal, according to WTVJ and a report acquired by the station.

    Justin Calhoun
  6. That noise in the attic? It's a 6-foot boa constrictor

    Wildlife

    When Bob van der Herchen of Englewood went to investigate the sounds in his attic he found a 6-foot long boa constrictor that had likely been living there for two to four years.

    A trapper pulled the 6-foot-long boa constrictor from the attic space of Bob van der Herchen's Englewood home. [Image from video]
  7. Florida mom drove two days to West Virginia with daughter's body

    Nation

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A woman drove for two days with her dead 11-year-old daughter in her truck before hitting a guard rail in West Virginia, where authorities say witnesses saw her dragging the body into the woods.

    Erica Newsome  was charged with concealing the body of her 11-year-old daughter in her car as she was driving towards Buffalo, NY. Authorities say the Florida girl was already dead before the mother was involved in a car crash in West Virginia. [West Virginia Regional Jail & Correctional Facility Authority via AP]
  8. Florida man robs bank, gets naked, runs down street throwing money

    Crime

    FORT LAUDERDALE — Nobody's laughing.

    Authorities in Florida say they arrested a man who robbed a bank, stripped naked and ran down the street throwing stolen money - all because he woke up Tuesday and wanted to become a comedian. [Image from Twitter]
  9. Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay cooks and eats Everglades python

    Wildlife

    MIAMI — Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay recently joined South Florida hunters to kill, and then eat, Burmese pythons invading the Everglades, the South Florida Water Management District announced Tuesday.

    Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay and his son Jack, far right, joined South Florida Water Management District python hunter Kyle Penniston on a recent outing in western Miami-Dade County that bagged three snakes. [South Florida Water Management District]
  10. Selfie gone wrong: Woman causes $200k worth of damage (w/video)

    Bizarre News

    A woman in Los Angeles took what could be the most costly selfie in history.

    A woman takes a selfie and causes $200,000 worth of damage.