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Eagle Mountain boy's elaborate scheme for more video game time goes viral

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 10:54am

Every child wishes to get the ultimate pass to play more video games, and one Utah boy’s attempt to persuade his parents to let him game more has gone viral.

Local college students bring trendy goat yoga to Utah

Caitlin Burchill  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:17pm

Derek Westover and Benson Richardson's friendship began a mile apart on farms in Idaho.

Stork delivery? Woman gives birth to baby at Nebraska zoo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:13pm

A woman whose baby was due mid-May went into labor early and gave birth at a Nebraska zoo.

Police pick up adorable intruders: A pair of pygmy goats

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:34pm

Police in Maine have picked up some adorable intruders after two miniature goats escaped from their home and wandered the streets.

Flower shop owner accused of stealing plants from cemetery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 11:10am

Police say a flower shop owner stole plants and other items from graves at a New Jersey cemetery for months.

Mystery in Virginia: Someone is shaving other people's cats

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 10:38am

Why would someone go around shaving other people's cats?

NYPD: Woman shot at point-blank range saved by her purse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:34am

Police say a New York City woman shot at point-blank range during a robbery was saved from a bullet wound thanks to her purse.

Llama on the lam: Trooper lassoes llama loose on roadway

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:20am

Massachusetts State Police are praising the cowboy skills of one their troopers after he lassoed a llama that was loose on a state highway and led it to safety.

Australian firefighters contend with pet crocodile

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 4:34am

Firefighters who fought a blaze at a house in the tropical Australian city of Darwin on Thursday contended with the added distraction of being watched by a 4-meter (13-foot) pet crocodile.

Mayor calls ghostly face seen in Salem streetlamp 'eerie'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:12pm

A Massachusetts city known for celebrating the occult is drawing attention after its mayor snapped a photo that appears to show a scowling face trapped in a streetlamp.

What's in a name? Bronx Zoo proudly displays 'snot otters'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:59pm

It's a salamander by any other name — and some of those names are comical.

Bigfoot on the lam: Sasquatch statues vanish from Ohio store

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:05am

Police in Ohio are on the lookout for Bigfoot after a gift shop owner reported that statues of the hairy creature vanished from outside her store.

Police: Man grew pot because he thought it'd be legal soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:20am

Vermont police have arrested a man who acknowledged growing marijuana to prepare for possible statewide legalization of the drug.

New York bowler rolls perfect 300 game in just 86.9 seconds

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 2:03pm

A New York bowler has rolled a perfect 300 game in less than 90 seconds.

Deputy wrangles feisty alligator in central Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:00am

An alligator has been apprehended at a park in central Georgia after a sheriff's deputy wrestled the creature.

Stuck cow pulled from muddy ditch by Florida deputies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:30am

Sometimes a law enforcement officer's duty involves rescuing a cat from a tree. In one Florida county, it also can involve rescuing a cow.

Torrents of juice flood Russian town after factory accident

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:20am

A flash flood of fruit juice from a beverage plant in southern Russia has flowed into a town's streets and into the River Don.

Civil War-era cannonballs to be moved from work site

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:34am

Dozens of Civil War-era cannonballs unearthed at a Pittsburgh construction site will be removed by a Maryland firm.

Police stop 12-year-old boy from driving across Australia

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:33pm

Outback police have arrested a 12-year-old boy who was almost a third of his way toward driving solo across Australia.