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Charges: Man crashes into car to get dog back from ex-girlfriend

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 14th - 8:57pm

“He stated that he made the car stop by crashing his car into the driver side of the car,” charging documents said. “Defendant really wanted to get the dog back.”

Giant pumpkin weighing 2,175 pounds sets California record

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 14th - 2:18pm

A Northern California pumpkin hobbyist has won first place at the 46th annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh Off, setting a record for the largest in California.

Dog lost since 2007 found over 1K miles away in Pittsburgh

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 12:34pm

A toy fox terrier that disappeared from its family's south Florida home in 2007 was found this week over a thousand miles away in Pittsburgh and reunited with its owner on Friday.

Big avocado earns Hawaii family Guinness World Records honor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 10:12am

A Hawaii family has won a place with the Guinness World Records for the world's heaviest avocado.

'Is this your turd?': Missouri city's cleanup flags dog poop

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 10th - 9:17am

Officials in a southwest Missouri city are planting small flags in piles of abandoned dog poop as part of a campaign to get residents to clean up after their pets downtown.

Police: High school coach lifted $40 from player's wallet

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 9th - 10:01am

A New Mexico football coach has been fired and faces criminal charges after authorities said a student used a cellphone video to capture the coach on video taking money from a player's wallet.

Squirrels hide more than 200 walnuts under SUV's hood

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 8th - 11:50am

A Pittsburgh area couple found out where all their walnuts have gone.

Someone call Ghostbusters. This Italian restaurant is crawling with ghosts

Scottie Andrew, CNN  |  Posted Oct 6th - 9:06pm

An unassuming Italian restaurant in Pennsylvania has a ghost problem. So bad, in fact, that the Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man lumbered over from New York to claim it as his castle.

Long-lost sculpture has returned to Los Angeles library

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 5th - 3:09pm

A bronze sculpture that mysteriously disappeared from the Los Angeles Central Library 50 years ago has returned to its original home.

Police: Power tool used to vandalize ‘America’s Stonehenge’

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 3rd - 2:46pm

Police in New Hampshire say it appears someone used a power tool to vandalize a stone at group of rock configurations called America’s Stonehenge.

The search is over: Dog turns up a year after gas explosions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 3rd - 12:53pm

A dog that disappeared after the chaos of the natural gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts a year ago is back in the arms of its owner.

These are the fastest (and slowest) fast food drive-thrus

Aj Willingham, CNN  |  Posted Oct 3rd - 11:33am

Time is a matter of perception, and a minute is never longer than when you're a) waiting to use the bathroom, or b) idling in a fast food drive-thru line.

Jumping the shark? Kiss will play for them in the ocean

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 3rd - 5:39am

Having played nearly every corner of the Earth in a nearly 50-year career, the rock band Kiss is taking its show to a new place _ under the sea, where they will perform for great white sharks and eight fans separated from them by a small submarine.

Deputies ask man to quit calling about his stolen marijuana

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 10:48am

Authorities say a Florida man repeatedly called 911 to report that his roommate had stolen his marijuana.

Plane hits car in emergency landing on road; no major injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 11th - 8:22am

A plane crash turned into a traffic crash when a small aircraft having engine trouble made an emergency landing on an Ohio roadway and rear-ended a car near an intersection.

Wild pigs looking for food tear up park, lawns in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 7th - 4:01pm

More than two dozen wild pigs have been ripping up a park, soccer fields, lawns and landscaping as they look for food in a San Francisco Bay Area community.

Woman hides in store's ceiling to avoid shoplifting arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 7th - 8:34am

A Florida woman faces multiple charges after authorities say she climbed into the ceiling of a Big Lots store to avoid a shoplifting arrest.

Deer crashes through window of Long Island hair salon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 6th - 6:57pm

A deer crashed through the window of a Long Island hair salon Saturday and ran amok before breaking out the front door with a straightening iron in tow.

Un-bear-able! Cubs get locked in van, honk horn to get out

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 5th - 9:18am

Two bear cubs were rescued after they locked themselves in a van and then honked the horn for help.