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Bear trying to get doughnuts tears off Colorado car bumper

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:48pm

A bear with a sweet tooth ripped off the bumper of a car used to deliver doughnuts in Colorado then tried to claw its way through the trunk to get inside.

Dog stuck on 400-foot cliff rescued by cop using ropes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:49pm

A dog stuck about halfway down a 400-foot cliff in a New York gorge has been rescued by a police officer who had to use ropes to reach the stranded canine.

'Costume jewelry' diamond really worth hundreds of thousands

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:55am

Some people have all the luck.

N. Idaho ballot included Canadian as a candidate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 1:40pm

Northern Idaho election workers were forced to cross out the name of a hospital trustee candidate on roughly 13,000 ballots after discovering the woman was Canadian.

Thailand's chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

Kaweewit Kaewjinda, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 11:39am

A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a strict diet of lean protein, fruits and vegetables.

Oregon governor forgives boy for swiping hazelnut, pen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 18th - 5:35pm

The governor of Oregon has pardoned a fourth-grade boy who swiped a hazelnut and a pen during a recent tour of the state Capitol.

Renovation on New Mexico church finds new visitors _ bees

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:27am

Two pastors renovating and working to reopen a historic New Mexico church found out they already had visitors — bees.

Cops put parking lot crack cocaine in 'lost and found'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:50pm

Police in northeastern Pennsylvania say they've put about $1,600 worth of crack cocaine in their "lost and found box" in hopes of reuniting the drug with its rightful owner.

How do you move 40,000 bees? Carefully, with just 3 stings

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:40am

With just three stings and no serious injuries, two beekeepers have safely removed an estimated 40,000 bees that bedeviled a Virginia townhouse community.

Police find man's body and coffin believed to contain mom

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:10pm

A welfare check by police to a house overgrown with weeds and other plants revealed the decomposing body of an elderly man — and a makeshift coffin containing remains officials believe to be those of his mother.

Large inflatable obstacle course stolen in Phoenix burglary

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:30am

Phoenix police are investigating the theft of a large multicolored inflatable obstacle course.

Raccoon causes power outage in central Florida

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:47am

A raccoon is to blame for a power outage that left thousands of central Florida residents in the dark.

Human leg in a fishing boot washes up on Alaska beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:50pm

A human leg with a fishing boot still on was found in a debris pile that collected in the waters near Alaska's capital city.

Missing earring halts Philadelphia TV weather forecast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:49am

A Philadelphia meteorologist has a TV news anchor to thank for finding an earring that fell off during her live forecast.

Woman arrested in bomb scare says object was an alarm clock

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:40am

A Virginia woman accused of having a fake explosive device that set off a bomb scare in a grocery store parking lot says the object was a novelty alarm clock she bought at a garage sale.

Man left trying to explain how car ended up in swimming pool

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:55am

A North Carolina man is trying to explain how his car ended up in a swimming pool.

Startling video shows sea lion snatching girl from pier

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:25am

A college student has startling video of a sea lion snatching a girl off a dock and yanking her into the water on Canada's West Coast.

Appearance of young bear puts kibosh on high school game

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:25am

The appearance of a bear cub — a real one, not a mascot — forced the cancellation of a pair of high school baseball and softball games in Vermont.

Pennsylvania woman makes dress from Starburst candy wrappers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 7:00am

A Pennsylvania woman has made a dress from more than 10,000 Starburst candy wrappers given to her by her high school sweetheart-turned-husband.