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Connecticut Gov. Malloy is photobombed by beluga whale

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 5:21pm

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has found himself upstaged by a beluga whale during a tourism news conference at the Mystic Aquarium.

Utahn's Kevlar playing cards stop bullets in test

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 3:00pm

A Utah father put his latest creation, playing cards made out of Kevlar, to the test in target practice.

NJ man digs up live cannonball in backyard

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 7:19am

The Atlantic City bomb squad was dispatched to a southern New Jersey home over the weekend after a man dug up a live cannonball in his backyard.

3,000 Philly Naked Bike Riders photo-bomb wedding shoot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 9:52pm

Here comes the bride all dressed in white. And, don't look now, but here come thousands of bicyclists not dressed in anything.

Missing comma means certain records are off-limits

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 9:21am

In the end, the Tennessee Attorney General says the argument all comes down to the lack of a comma.

Custody battle waged over San Francisco Bay Bridge chicken

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 8:41am

Three people are claiming ownership of the small brown chicken that fouled up rush-hour traffic in the San Francisco Bay Area earlier this week.

Court calls man's prison term of up to 216 years 'excessive'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 8:01am

A Pennsylvania appeals court has overturned a drug dealer's prison sentence of up to 216 years, calling it "excessive."

Frozen meat, chain saw taken during Michigan break-in

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 7:30am

Authorities say frozen meat and a chain saw were the only things taken during a break-in a home in Michigan.

Police: Burglary suspect reveals plans with 911 'butt dial'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 4th - 5:10am

A New Jersey man has been indicted on burglary charges after police say he inadvertently dialed 911 and let authorities in on his plans.

Prison ordered for Michigan man in dirty sock deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 3rd - 5:11pm

A man who tried to sell a backpack of dirty socks as marijuana has been sentenced to at least one year in a Michigan prison.

Sasquatch sighting! Maine police say Bigfoot artist nabbed

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 6:11pm

Authorities have nabbed a man who's accused of spray-painting images of Sasquatch on public property in Kennebunk, Maine.

Police: Man huffed keyboard spray after crash as cop watched

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 1:41pm

Police say a Maine man crashed his SUV into a guardrail on an interstate and then inhaled computer keyboard cleaner in front of the officer who pulled him over.

Traffic fowl-up: Chicken captured after causing traffic flap

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 2nd - 1:31pm

Authorities have captured a felonious chicken that fouled up rush-hour traffic on the Bay Bridge from Oakland to San Francisco.

Las Vegas has Eiffel Tower, Sphinx and now a urinating boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:41pm

Already home to replicas of the Eiffel Tower and Sphinx, Las Vegas now has its own copy of Belgium's Manneken-Pis, a statue of a naked little boy relieving himself into a fountain.

Senator with son named McKinley decries mountain name change

Pat Eaton-Robb, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:32pm

A state senator who named his son McKinley after North America's tallest mountain peak isn't too pleased with the president's decision to change its name back to Denali.

NY court refuses to hear appeals in chimp personhood case

Michael Virtanen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 1:13pm

An animal rights group seeking legal personhood for chimpanzees won't get a hearing in the state's highest court.

$20 found in San Francisco leads to $1 million lottery win

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:20pm

A San Francisco Bay Area man won $1 million in the California Lottery after buying a winning ticket with money he found at the airport.

No bones about it: Dog mayor plans to run for president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 9:21am

She might be a bit shaggy, but Lucy Lou wants to run for president — and she comes with political experience.

Migrants bike into Norway at remote Arctic border crossing

Matti Huuhtanen, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 9:11am

As Europe grapples with record-breaking numbers of migrants, a trickle of asylum seekers from Syria and the Mediterranean region have found an unlikely route: Through Russia to a remote Arctic border post in Norway, partly on bicycles.