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In this May 8, 2019, photo provided by Chicago Exotics, veterinarian Dr. Melissa Giese of Chicago Exotics Animal Hospital holds a corn snake at Chicago Exotics in Skokie, Ill. The snake was found in Sanela Kamencic's washing machine in Evanston, Ill., after surviving the wash cycle. Authorities removed it and took it to Chicago Exotics to be checked out. The snake is OK and was reunited with its owner, a 12-year-old boy who lives nearby. (Chicago Exotics via AP)
May 10, 2019 - 2:49 pm
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — An escaped pet snake that apparently slithered into a suburban Chicago family's washing machine ended up smelling like fabric softener after going through the wash. Sanela Kamencic tells WMAQ-TV she was "totally creeped out" when the snake turned up Wednesday in the washing...
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May 10, 2019 - 10:45 am
EVANSTON -- Imagine an Evanston homeowner's shock when she found a snake in her washing machine this morning. "(The snake) was in the washing machine and it actually went through a cycle," said Lamor Gatenio, who works at Chicago Exotics Animal Hospital, where Evanston Police took the corn snake to...
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Mike Montone
May 01, 2019 - 2:37 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- We're out of the studio and reputed 'sports bigamist' John Montone is going for the trifecta -- or so he thinks. RELATED: Radio Free Montone: Beefy And Jerky Radio Free Montone: Mother of Dragons Radio Free Montone: This one could be the GOAT Turns out John's a little...
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April 26, 2019 - 2:00 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Dr Pepper will debut on May 1 Dr Pepper Dark Berry, the first new flavor from the soft drink maker in five years. The limited-edition soda -- which blends blackberry, black currant and black cherry flavors -- is a tie-in to the upcoming film "Spider-Man: Far From Home,"...
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April 25, 2019 - 3:15 pm
LOWER MERION TWP., Pa. (AP) — Police say two men and a woman broke into a Philadelphia-area hospital and stole nearly a half-million dollars' worth of colonoscopy instruments. Authorities say the trio had access to a secured area of Lankenau Medical Center in Wynnewood. The people walked out of the...
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April 24, 2019 - 2:45 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Why would anyone bring beef jerky to Easter dinner, when we already have plenty of meat AND chocolate bunnies? That's just one of the questions we'll answer in this week's Radio Free Montone. RELATED: Radio Free Montone: Mother of Dragons Radio Free Montone: This one could...
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Pizza file
April 23, 2019 - 2:05 pm
SPRINGTOWN, TX (1010 WINS) -- A worker at a Texas pizza restaurant was treated to an unexpected topping by a few of his colleagues -- Miralax. Cops say workers at the restaurant put the laxative onto a pizza that a co-worker ate. Cops were tipped off when an employee at Mr. Jim's posted about the...
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Charlie Woodhouse gestures from his new child seat
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April 23, 2019 - 11:34 am
OLYMPIA, WA (1010 WINS) -- Washington state is getting new booster seat laws. RELATED: US safety agency opens probes into Hyundai and Kia fires The "worst toys" for the holidays, according to safety group Schumer: Feds haven't properly investigated limo safety Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a bill that...
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Dragon skulls can be seen on display at the Game Of Thrones: The Touring Exhibition
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April 17, 2019 - 2:37 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- John Montone thinks he's qualified to give people advice, but his opinions on Game of Thrones (among other things) have Mike questioning the plan. But before we can get to dragons and whitewalkers, John wants to take a minute to shame his brother -- fat shame! It seems the...
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April 17, 2019 - 12:02 pm
PAINESVILLE, OH (1010 WINS) -- In Ohio, a 49-year-old man who had a dispute with the manager of a restaurant did what anyone would do in such a situation. He reached under his shirt and pulled out an iguana, swung it around, and hurled it at the manager. RELATED: Indonesia says arrested Russian...
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