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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.

Woman decorates yard with hundreds of stuffed animals, honors late pet pig

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 11:07pm

If homes are judged by their character, this house has plenty – as in, plenty of characters...

Coin flip decides new president of southern Illinois village

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 5:40am

A coin flip has decided who will lead a tiny southern Illinois town after an election this month ended in a tie.

Who stashed gold inside a British piano? It's a mystery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:48am

British officials say they've been unable to trace the rightful heirs to a trove of gold coins found stashed inside a piano and worth a "life-changing" amount of money.

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.

Vienna bartender appeals fine for public belching _ and wins

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 9:42am

He who burps loudest laughs best — at least in this case.

Massachusetts man sentenced for burial plot sale scam

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 7:00am

A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to selling unused burial plots that had already been purchased by other people and pocketing the cash.

Yo, Adrian! Pet shop from 'Rocky' films demolished

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 4:02am

A Philadelphia storefront featured prominently in the "Rocky" films has been demolished.

Chilly justice: Man ticketed for warming up car loses case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:33pm

Warming up your car in the driveway might be a Michigan winter tradition, but a judge says it's not legal in a Detroit suburb if no one's behind the wheel.

Coin toss decides winner of small Illinois village election

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:04pm

The flip of a coin on Thursday decided the next leader of a tiny town in southern Illinois after an election earlier this month ended in a tie.

Man in bunny suit who blew air horn at police pleads guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 12:27pm

A man who wore a bunny costume and repeatedly blew an air horn inside a New Jersey police station has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct.