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Hair spray can explodes in hot car, cracks windshield

A Washington woman returned to her car after work Tuesday and found her windshield badly cracked, but it was the object stuck in the windshield that really shocked her.

On closer observation, Karmen Ayres discovered that it was a can of hair spray she had accidentally left in the backseat of the car, KGW reported.

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"It launched like a rocket," Ayres told KGW. She was surprised that the can could explode with such force and do that much damage to her car. 

High temperatures caused the can to explode. KGW reported that it reached the low-90s in the Vancouver area Tuesday. 

Mail not delivered because postal carrier spooked by snakes, resident says

Residents of one Kentucky neighborhood were mystified as to why their mail was not being delivered.

After about a week of no mail delivery in a Lexington community, a concerned citizen called the post office and was told that the mail carrier had been spooked by the number of snakes in the neighborhood, according to LEX18.

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The post office told the resident that the mail carrier said he saw 50 snakes in the area. The resident disputed that account, telling LEX18 that she'd only seen one snake while walking her dog.

Mail delivery service in the neighborhood should resume soon, according to the post office.

Police: Family finds drunken stranger in child's bed

A family in Virginia discovered an uninvited guest in their home early Friday morning, and he wasn't leaving any time soon.

Disree Jarman told WVEC that her 4-year-old son announced that someone was in his bed. When Jarman and her husband investigated, they found a man passed out on the child's bed.

Jarman and her husband tried to rouse the man, but when they couldn't wake him, they called police. It took three officers to get the man, Daulton Tumser, out of the bed, according to WVEC.

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Police said the man appeared to be heavily intoxicated. He carried a California driver's license and a military identification card.

Jarman told WVEC that she thinks Tumser entered the home through a door that she failed to lock while letting the dogs out.

Tumser was arrested for public drunkenness, but Jarman said her family will not press further charges.

Walmart shopper wrangles deer that wanders into store

A deer that entered a Walmart store in Minnesota Tuesday evening caused a commotion when it galloped down the aisles, according to WCCO.

The deer entered the store though the garden center, according to surveillance video.

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A man was able to get a hold of the deer and wrangle it to the floor, keeping it calm until employees were able to escort the deer back outside. A shopper took a photo of the bizarre scene and posted it on Facebook.

No one was injured in the incident. The image of the deer has gone viral on Facebook.

Man sues date for texting during movie

A man is suing a Texas woman for texting during a movie date at the Barton Creek Square theater in Austin, according to a petition filed in small claims court in Travis County.

Brandon Vezmar, 37, of Austin filed the claim Thursday against his date. He is asking for $17.31, which was the price of the movie ticket to a 3D showing of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” he said Tuesday.

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The woman, reached by phone Tuesday, said she didn’t know about the claim against her. She asked that her name not be used.

“Oh my God,” she said. “This is crazy.”

Vezmar, who has his own communications consulting company, said he met the woman online and went with her on their first date May 6 to the movie. “It was kind of a first date from hell,” he said.

About 15 minutes after the movie began, his date started texting on her phone, Vezmar said.

“This is like one of my biggest pet peeves,” he said.

According to the petition, the woman “activated her phone at least 10-20 times in 15 minutes to read and send text messages.”

Vezmar said he asked her to stop, but she refused. He said he told her that maybe she could go outside to text. She left the theater and never came back, Vezmar said.

She also left in her car, which they had driven to the theater, leaving Vezmar without a ride, he said. He said he texted her a few days later asking for the price of the ticket, but she refused to pay it.

The woman said Tuesday she only texted on her phone in the theater two or three times.

“I had my phone low and I wasn’t bothering anybody,” she said.

She said she was texting a friend, who was having a fight with her boyfriend. “It wasn’t like constant texting,” she said.

She said Vezmar had called her to ask her to pay him back for the movie ticket but she refused because “he took me out on a date.”

She said she also planned to file a protective order against Vezmar for contacting her little sister to get the money for the movie ticket.

According to the petition, the texting was a “direct violation” of the theater’s policy and that his date “adversely” affected Vezmar’s viewing experience and that of other patrons.

“While damages sought are modest the principle is important as defendant’s behavior is a threat to civilized society,” the petition said.

“I’m not a bad woman,” the woman said. “I just went out on a date.”

Man accused of holding family at gunpoint over protected bird

A man in New Mexico is accused of holding a family at gunpoint after he claimed they shot and killed a federally protected bird, police said.

The incident happened Saturday in the Pajarito mesa, according to the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said Carlos Proffit, 57, who was armed with two guns and a knife, kept a couple and three children from leaving the area after he accused them of killing a red-tailed hawk. 

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The family had a shotgun, according to KOAT, but the father told deputies that they were only trying to get a closer look at the bird. The criminal complaint did not say whether a bird was shot, according to KOAT.

Proffit was arrested and charged with child abuse, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and false imprisonment, according to the Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office.

Florida man stuck in car tries to hot-wire it while keys are inside, deputies say

A Florida man who said he was high on meth allegedly tried to hot-wire a car even though the keys were inside, deputies said.

Timothy Brazell, 19, reportedly let himself into a home in Pasco County and “told a blind man inside he was looking for his keys,” WFLA reported. 

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Brazell then walked outside and got into a parked car. Little did he know, the car’s doors only opened from the outside, WFLA reported. 

When deputies arrived, they said Brazell was trapped inside and “trying to start the car with a voltage meter,” according to WFLA. 

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Brazell told deputies that he was on meth, WLFA reported. 

He was charged with trespassing. 

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Woman claims she found squid-like substance in coconut water

A New York woman claims she found a strange, squid-like substance at the bottom of a bottle of Vita Coco coconut water.

Barbara Kline, 34, made the disturbing discovery on April 25, according to her Facebook post.

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Kline told WABC that she opened the bottle, took a sip of the beverage and swallowed a clump of a thick substance. Coconut water is not typically thick.

When Kline sliced open the carton to investigate, she discovered a squid-like clump at the bottom of the container. Kline told WABC that she immediately became violently ill, was sick for two days and is still suffering respiratory issues related to her asthma. Medical tests have come back negative, Kline said.

A Vita Coco spokesperson told WABC said the substance is probably related to "random spoilage," and is not harmful. 

Vita Coco offered to test the substance for her, but Kline is seeking an independent test. She is considering a lawsuit, claiming Vito Coco has not been responsive to her complaint.

Kline said she will never drink coconut water again.

WATCH: Deer crashes through door while family has dinner

A Texas family had just sat down to dinner when an uninvited guest barged into their home.

Jeff and Amy Stubbe told WFAA that a young deer rammed through a storm door Thursday and romped into the living room, narrowly missing their dog. Surveillance video captured the scene, with the couple rising from the table in shock, and the deer slipping and sliding on the hardwood floor.

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While the deer exited their home in about 30 seconds to a minute, the bizarre incident felt like it lasted much longer, Jeff told WFAA.Animal Services personnel were able to capture the deer, which did not survive, according to WFAA.

Man, 89, drowns in freak accident after his car hits a fire hydrant

An 89-year-old man got sucked into a hole under his car and died after he struck a fire hydrant Wednesday morning in Melbourne, Florida Highway Patrol troopers said.

Troopers said after hitting the hydrant, Robert Dreyer stepped out of the car and got pulled under his Mercedes as the water from the broken hydrant gushed out.

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Dreyer crashed at the intersection of Tavistock Drive and Crelford Way. 

Pedro Rodriguez was working nearby when he heard the crash. 

“We just see that water gushing out and it gets to the point that it’s hitting all those palm trees on the side of the road,” he said. “And my boss yelled at us to bring the car down the road.”

He and other bystanders made their way to the hole where Dreyer was trapped and pulled him out.

Rodriguez believes Dreyer was in the water for three or four minutes.

“I haven’t seen anything like this before,” said FHP Lt. Channing Taylor. “Usually the fire hydrants will break off and they won’t spew water; they have safety valves in place. But if you hit something the right way, the safety doesn’t work.”

Dreyer died at the hospital, troopers said.

The crash remains under investigation. 

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