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Florida man catches 412-pound grouper on paddle board

Nathan Harker  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 3:16pm

Do you have an incredible fishing tale? Well, this Florida man just topped it.

Massachusetts woman's chicken getting $2,500 prosthetic leg

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:51am

This chicken leg isn't for eating.

Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 9:30pm

A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.

GALLERY: In rural Georgia, a junkyard of classic cars

David Goldman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 7:56pm

Nestled in a north Georgia forest, over 4,000 classic cars decorate 32 acres that have been turned into a junkyard museum. Owner Walter Dean Lewis' parents started the business in 1931 as a general store that also sold auto parts. Lewis grew the collection, which had just 40 cars in the '70s, over time.

'World's first' crypt hotel room opens in Maine

Maureen O'Hare, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 4:41pm

Here's one for the bucket list, although for some it might be too close to the bucket for comfort.

Cops: Man buys car after taking $150K left by ATM workers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:32am

One of two men suspected of making off with a bag containing $150,000 in cash that was mistakenly left behind by ATM workers bought an SUV with the money hours later, police said.

Texas businessman finds cellphone that fell from plane

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:04pm

A Texas businessman used an app to find his iPhone in a rural pasture after it fell about 9,300 feet during a flight from Houston.

Reporter shows up at hotel room of his accused identity thief

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:32am

When a Texas reporter discovered his identity had been stolen, he tracked down the woman suspected of the crime and surprised her at the door of the hotel room she allegedly paid for using his credit card number.

Former J.C. Penney employee sent home for wearing shorts purchased in career section

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:03am

A former J.C. Penney employee ignited a social media firestorm when she tweeted out a picture of the outfit that got her sent home from work. The clincher: She purchased the clothing in the "career" section of her workplace.

Remains of 4 early colonial leaders discovered at Jamestown

Brett Zongker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:18pm

Archaeologists have uncovered human remains of four of the earliest leaders of the English colony that would become America, buried for more than 400 years near the altar of what was America's first Protestant church in Jamestown, Virginia.

Police: Fake officer tried to pull over off-duty Ohio cop

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:20am

Authorities in northeast Ohio say a man pretending to be a police officer was caught and charged because the driver targeted by his bogus traffic stop was a real officer.

Sheriff's office asks drug dealers to turn in their rivals

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

A Kentucky sheriff's office has posted a flyer on its Facebook page asking drug dealers to turn in their rivals.

Report: Man arrested, tried to carjack unmarked police car

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 6:11pm

Police in St. Petersburg say a man who tried to carjack an unmarked police car was surprised by two detectives, who arrested him after he tried to run.

Wandering turkey captured on University of Michigan campus

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 9:41am

A wandering turkey is in custody after causing a stir at the University of Michigan.

German mechanic wins pay for changing, but not for showers

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:50am

A German court says a municipal bus mechanic can have hundreds of euros (dollars) in back pay for time spent changing into his work clothes — but not for time he spent showering.

Jail inmate in Arizona pulls eye out of its socket

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 7:01pm

A jail inmate in Arizona is hospitalized after authorities say he pulled one of his eyeballs out of its socket.

School closes after venomous spiders found for a 3rd time

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 11:41am

A Pennsylvania school district has closed one of its elementary schools due to an infestation of venomous spiders.

Aggressive cobra found at Houston high-rise apartments

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 4:51pm

An aggressive 2-foot-long cobra captured at a luxury high-rise apartment complex in downtown Houston has been euthanized.

Wandering turkey causes stir at University of Michigan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 12:11pm

A wandering turkey is causing a stir at the University of Michigan.