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Macaw poses in man's mug shot after unlucky court appearance

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 3:44pm

A 4-year-old macaw named "Bird" is an instant celebrity after appearing in a posed booking mug shot in Oregon with his unfortunate owner.

Poll: Which is Utah's favorite Christmas song?

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 10:00am

For the next few weeks, we’re hosting a tournament to determine which is Utah’s favorite Christmas song. We're starting the field with 32 songs. Today, you’ll be voting to narrow the field down to 16.

Bucket of gold flakes valued at $1.6 million stolen from truck

Ellie Kaufman, CNN  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 5:14pm

There's a reason you aren't supposed to leave vehicles unattended in the middle of New York. You never know how valuable their contents can be.

Wildlife cameras capture photos of jokers dressed as lions

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 29th - 11:13am

Motion-activated cameras intended to capture images of mountain lions in a Kansas park have instead snapped pictures of pranksters dressed as animals, monsters and Santa Claus.

Deliberations by Texas jury prompts missing person report

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 9:41am

One juror in a Central Texas robbery trial apparently forgot to tell her family she'd be working late deliberating in the case, prompting relatives to file a missing person report.

Cheers greet British veteran, 89, as he starts his new job

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 4th - 9:40am

An 89-year-old army veteran who made national headlines in Britain with a newspaper ad seeking work has started his new job.

Museum to auction wax figures of presidents, first ladies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 10:20am

A Gettysburg wax museum that features the likeness of every U.S. president and first lady has closed and the figures are up for auction.

Ho ho? Oh, no! It's too warm for Boston holiday wonderland

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 2:31pm

Santa Claus or Santa Thaws?

Man charged with burglary after being stuck in pizzeria vent

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 10:51am

A man rescued from an oven vent at a western new York pizzeria is now facing burglary charges.

Retiring worker sends exit survey complaints to 2K employees

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 8:50am

A retiring Pennsylvania Turnpike worker decided brutal honesty was the way to go when he filled out an exit survey after a 35-year career.

Part-time school administrator in New Jersey paid $850 a day

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 2nd - 5:20am

A New Jersey school district is paying a part-time administrator $850 a day.

Homeowner's sign to prostitutes: 'Do not walk by this house'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 1:11pm

Frustrated with the prostitutes who he says walk in front of his home day and night, a West Virginia man has put up signs urging them to take their business elsewhere.

Dam! Eager beaver knocks over store's Christmas decorations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 1:10pm

Even beavers are getting in the holiday spirit.

For environmental dogs, sniffing out doody is their duty

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 9:51am

Some pollution-sniffing dogs at the Jersey shore have shown they're No. 1 at sniffing out No. 2.

District temporarily pulls classic novels after complaint

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 8:21am

A Virginia school district is considering whether two classic books are inappropriate for students after a parent filed a formal complaint.

Friendly otter jumps onto kayak, joins birthday celebration

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 8:01pm

A friendly otter joined a couple celebrating a birthday in Northern California by jumping into one of their kayaks and making itself at home, rolling around and even nibbling on some shoes.

Police: Thief stole 86 lb. bucket of gold flakes worth $1.6M

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 10:31am

Police in New York City are looking for a quick-thinking thief who stole an 86-pound bucket of gold flakes worth nearly $1.6 million off an armored truck in Manhattan.

Town expecting no holiday lights now has a glimmer of hope

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 29th - 12:53pm

A New Hampshire town that said it wouldn't be decorated with holiday lights this season because of code issues with a utility now has a glimmer of hope.

Feds show no 'Love' for New York roadway signs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 29th - 8:10am

The Federal Highway Administration isn't showing any "Love" for some tourism signs along New York highways.