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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.

Class ring flung in rage reunited with owner decades later

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 12:41pm

A Wyoming man has been reunited with his high school class ring more than 45 years after he threw it as far as he could in a fit of teen rage.

Florida woman in half-marathon lost for 12 hours, then found

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 11:03am

A Florida woman who became lost during a half-marathon trail run was found past nightfall after wandering around a 25,000-acre park for nearly 12 hours.

Cops find robbery suspect after sending him Facebook warning

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 10:01am

State police have helped cops in a Pennsylvania town keep a Facebook promise they made to an armed robbery suspect: "We WILL find you."

Rock-loving orangutan causes $220K damage at St. Louis zoo

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 7:50am

A rock-loving orangutan named Rubih went ape on the observation windows of her St. Louis zoo enclosure, forcing nearly $200,000 in repairs and the temporary closure of the exhibit.

More than 200 Christmas wreaths stolen from Maine farm

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 6th - 4:50am

Hundreds of holiday wreaths have been stolen from a Maine farm.

Police send gas station robbery suspect Facebook message

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 7:00am

Police in one Pennsylvania town have sent an armed robbery suspect a message on Facebook, and it's not because they want to be friends.

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.