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  1. UPDATED: Crocodile spotted lurking on Florida beach has been captured (w/video)

    Bizarre News

    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Authorities say they've captured a 6-foot (2-meter) crocodile that came ashore on a Florida beach.

    Screengrab of a video from WPBF in South Florida of a crocodile in the shallow waters just off of a beach in Hollywood, Florida.
  2. UPDATED: Crocodile spotted lurking on Hollywood, Florida beach has been captured (w/video)

    Bizarre News

    HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Authorities say they've captured a 6-foot (2-meter) crocodile that came ashore on a Florida beach.

    Screengrab of a video from WPBF in South Florida of a crocodile in the shallow waters just off of a beach in Hollywood, Florida.
  3. His emotional support squirrel could get him evicted, but he won't live without her

    Bizarre News

    Ryan Boylan and Brutis are inseparable pals.

    Brutis, a squirrel, perches on the shoulder of Ryan Boylan. The Clearwater Beach man is fighting with his condo board. He says the squirrel is an emotional support animal. The board says exotic pets are not allowed.
  4. Police: Naked burglar bursts into Florida woman's home, tries on her clothes, rolls around in yard

    Bizarre News

    Authorities say a naked Florida man burst into a woman's home, ran around inside and then tried on some of her clothes before he was arrested.

    Authorities say a naked Florida man, Joseph Vaglica, burst into a woman's home, ran around inside and then tried on some of her clothes before he was arrested.
  5. Don't fight, Ivana and Melania

    Bizarre News

    Things are getting a little Real Housewives around the White House.

    FILE - In this May 9, 2016 file photo, Ivana Trump, ex-wife of President Donald Trump, attends the Fashion Institute of Technology Annual Gala benefit in New York. First lady Melania Trump is pushing back at Donald Trump's first wife for referring to herself as first lady. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP, File)
  6. Flutes contaminated with semen might have been given to children, school officials warn

    Bizarre News

    Several school districts in Southern California warned parents this weekend that flutes and recorders given to children through a nonprofit music program may have been contaminated with bodily fluids. At least one district specified that those fluids could have been semen.

    California school officials are concerned that flutes exposed to semen may have been given to children. iStockphoto.com
  7. 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.
  8. 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]
  9. Fort Myers woman arrested for doing cocaine off iPhone in parent pick-up line

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    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]
  10. 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]