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Giant rotating ice disk stops moving

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:39am

Maine's giant spinning ice disk that quickly gained international fame seems to have met its end.

Silicon Valley landlord rents $1,500 studio to 2 cats

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 1:43pm

Two cats are living large at a $1,500-a-month studio apartment their owner rents for them in Silicon Valley, where a housing shortage has sent rents skyrocketing.

Chocolate spill creates sweet hot mess on Arizona highway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 11:52am

Authorities in northern Arizona had a sweet hot mess on their hands after a tank trucker's trailer detached from the truck and rolled on its side on slick pavement, spilling a river of liquid chocolate onto westbound lanes of Interstate 40.

Giant rotating ice disk draws attention, visitors

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 10:08am

Think of it as a crop circle, but in a river.

Rodeo Alaska cow evades capture wandering Anchorage trails

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 8:18am

A rodeo cow named Betsy has evaded capture for six months as she wanders the trails of Alaska's biggest city, the cow's owner said.

Coyote in the bathroom! Critter runs into convention center

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 14th - 1:51pm

A coyote sprinted past a security checkpoint and into a Nashville convention center where a boat show was packing up Sunday night.

Kylie Jenner loses record for most-liked Instagram post

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 14th - 11:17am

Kylie Jenner's birth announcement is no longer the most-liked post on Instagram.

Wayne County retires 'Deputy Dolittle,' seeks new mannequin for the job

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Jan 9th - 5:47pm

In Wayne County, being a dummy may be an advantage if you’re trying to go into law enforcement.

Austrian train workers rescue wild goat buried in snowdrift

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 9th - 8:37am

Austrian train workers have shut down their track clearing operations to rescue a mountain goat after seeing it get buried in a deluge of snow they had been clearing from the rails.

Cat rescued after sliding down dam's spillway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 4:37am

A wayward cat is safe after it was rescued from a dam in Indiana.

Police seek volunteers to get drunk for them; many respond

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:33pm

A Pennsylvania police department's request for volunteers to get drunk for law and order purposes generated a predictably enthusiastic response.

Email prompts man to attend stranger's bachelor party

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:49pm

An email about a bachelor party sent to the wrong person has led to an Arizona man taking a trip to a Vermont ski resort to attend the party of someone he doesn't know this weekend.

Michael Flynn, Sean Spicer become neighbors in Rhode Island

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 14th - 3:36pm

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer has bought a house in Rhode Island, and his new neighbor is a familiar face from their days together in the Trump administration: former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Florida man finds boa constrictor under car's hood

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 14th - 10:31am

A Florida man got a slithery shock when he popped open the hood of his car and found a boa constrictor resting on the engine.

Leave $350 hats at home, NY middle school administrators beg

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 12th - 3:56pm

Administrators at a New York middle school are begging students to leave their winter hats made by Italian apparel company Moncler at home because the pricy tops keep getting lost.

Man pleads guilty after alligator threat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 11th - 3:56am

A man who police say placed a 3-foot alligator on top of another man in Connecticut as part of an extortion attempt has pleaded guilty to reduced charges.

Police: Man doing doughnuts crashes car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 10th - 7:12am

Police say a man doing doughnuts in a car he had just bought struck a power pole in Ohio, sending him and his two children to the hospital.

Detectives: Burglar in closed police substation left ID

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 9th - 3:20pm

To identify the burglary suspect who broke into a closed Florida police substation and ate an officer's chicken dinner, detectives didn't need to lift fingerprints or get DNA from the discarded meal.

Lawyer: Coat chewing could've thrown off breath test

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 9th - 1:33pm

An attorney for a Pennsylvania woman charged with drunken driving hinted his client's coat-chewing could've thrown off the results of her breath test.