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Giant Chinese zodiac sculptures are turning heads in Boston

Mark Pratt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 11:11pm

A dozen giant bronze animal heads representing the signs of the Chinese zodiac in downtown Boston are stopping people in their tracks and sparking conversations.

Rollercoaster scare: Father captures moment son's seat belt comes undone

Tiffany AP, CNN  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 4:44pm

What was meant to be a fun day of riding roller coasters at the amusement park turned into a very scary ordeal for one family.

Lehi family celebrates 3 generations born on the same day

Robynn Garfield, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 12:24pm

A Utah family recently celebrated their daughter's birthday, which she shares with her dad and paternal grandfather.

Georgia couple sues Snapchat over car crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 9:39am

A Georgia couple is suing Snapchat, claiming that the social media app's "speed filter" tempted a woman to drive too fast and to cause a crash that injured the husband.

12-year-old girl runs NY half-marathon by mistake

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 26th - 8:30am

A 12-year-old western New York girl wound up running 10 extra miles after she got into the wrong road race.

Video of Army airborne operation shows 3 Humvees being dropped

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 24th - 10:41am

A U.S. Army airborne exercise in Germany is attracting more than a million viewers on social media after a video surfaced showing a Humvee breaking free of its rigging and plummeting to the ground, followed by another — and another.

University: Paying $17,570 for dining hall table was mistake

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 8:50am

The University of New Hampshire now acknowledges that spending $17,000 on a custom-made chef's table with LED lights for the campus dining hall was a mistake.

Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was 'crime of stupidity'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 29th - 6:10am

A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to what his attorney called a "crime of stupidity": burglarizing a neighbor's home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's.

Cops: Fleeing man jumps into river, runs naked from hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 28th - 7:40am

Police say a Pittsburgh man driving a stolen car ditched the vehicle and jumped into a river to escape from authorities. Police say after being captured, he fled naked from a hospital and hid inside a dumpster.

Officials: New Jersey man skipped $12,000 in EZ Pass tolls

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 12:50pm

Authorities say a New Jersey man who owes $12,000 in unpaid EZ Pass tolls has had his black Mercedes Benz impounded and is facing charges.

Surgeon makes tourism ad after Rhode Island's Iceland flop

Jennifer McDermott, Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 12:30pm

An oral surgeon made a Rhode Island tourism ad and paid for it to air on television following the botched rollout of the state's own tourism campaign that featured an image of Iceland.

School project's graffiti sparks fears Zodiac Killer is back

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 9:21am

A Florida State University class project about drug cartels and serial killers took a turn when students scrawled a message on a sidewalk associated with the infamous Zodiac Killer.

Winner of rubber duck race can dine anywhere in the world

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 9:11am

A rotary club in a small Massachusetts town is gearing up for its annual rubber ducky race in which the winner's prize is a free dinner for two anywhere in the world.

Russian girl, age 10, flies without ticket or ID

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 27th - 5:51am

Russian transport police say a 10-year old girl flew from Moscow to St. Petersburg without identification or a ticket.

12-year-old girl runs NY half-marathon by mistake

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 26th - 5:51pm

A 12-year-old western New York girl has wound up running 10 extra miles after she got into the wrong road race.

Selfies with suburban Atlanta gator? Bad idea, police warn

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 26th - 8:50am

Fearing Snapchat could take an ugly turn toward "snap chomp," police are warning people not to take selfies with an alligator in suburban Atlanta.

Police: Upstate NY mayor stole 111 road signs from the DOT

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 26th - 6:00am

State police say an upstate New York mayor illegally provided his village with 111 road signs belonging to the state Department of Transportation.

Ohio couple weds at starting line, then runs half-marathon

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 25th - 6:00am

This year's Pro Football Hall of Fame Marathon in Ohio will be a race to remember for one couple who married at the starting line before running the event's half-marathon.

Trump top suggestion to replace Robert E. Lee school name

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 23rd - 3:20pm

A YU-U-U-GE name is the most popular suggested replacement name for a Texas elementary school named after the top hero of the Confederacy.

No Soup For You: Man upset after restaurant runs out of soup

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Apr 23rd - 2:50pm

A Texas lawyer upset that he wasn't provided a cup of soup during a recent meal has notified a restaurant owner that he'll sue if not reimbursed the $2.25 for the soup.