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The Latest: English bulldog Zsa Zsa wins Ugliest Dog contest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:37pm

The Latest on the annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest in Northern California (all times local):

South Jordan couple celebrates 20th anniversary in 'Jurassic Park' fashion

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 2:39pm

Andy and Amanda Peterson wanted to do something big for their anniversary, so they decided to do a remodel of their master bedroom. Their door is now the iconic "Jurassic Park" gate thanks to the couple's shared love of the Spielberg dinosaur classic.

Park system celebrates 150 years with pink flamingo record

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 12:46pm

Parks officials in Buffalo, New York, are tickled pink over claiming a new world record for having the longest line of garden flamingos .

Man finds rattlesnake under hood while trying to start car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 5:46am

An upstate New York man trying to jump-start his car was greeted by an unusual sound coming from his engine — the rattle of a venomous timber rattlesnake.

Vows in the air: German couple married in tightrope wedding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:28pm

A couple in eastern Germany have gotten married in a swing dangling from a motorcycle atop a tightrope, 14 meters (46 feet) above the ground.

Someone didn't buy work gloves but left a ring inside

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 12:58pm

An Illinois hardware store is looking for a man who apparently tried on a pair of snug work gloves and left a ring inside.

Kind of a big dill: Boston hosts 2nd annual pickle fair

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 7:50am

The Boston Pickle Fair is back and it's kind of a big dill.

Woman who took dead butterfly from exhibit gets probation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:13am

A woman who took a dead butterfly from an Ohio botanical garden has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor theft.

Bank robbery suspect gives ID, easily tracked by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 4:57am

Police say a quick-thinking bank teller in Ohio convinced a suspected robber to hand over his own license.

Wife credited with returning husband to jail following error

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 3:36pm

Court records say a Colorado inmate, mistakenly released from jail, enjoyed less than two hours of freedom before his wife realized the error and made him turn himself in.

Naked man arrested for burglary, animal cruelty

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 2:33pm

A man who ran through a New Hampshire apartment complex terrorizing residents while naked, also threw glass at police officers and beat a dog before being hit with a stun gun and arrested.

Slow farm tractor flees police, setting off low-speed chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:03am

Police say a slow-moving farm tractor that fled a traffic stop in Maine led police on a nearly 3-mile, low speed chase.

Erratic driving of front-end loader leads to DUI arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 3:09pm

A 35-year-old Alaska man suspected of weaving through traffic while driving a front-end loader has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

Police: Thief tried paying waitress with her own stolen card

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 12:34pm

Authorities say an Arkansas thief got his just deserts when he tried to pay for a meal using the waitress' stolen credit card.

Theft of mammoth proportions: Agency seeks stolen tusk

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:30pm

A federal agency wants its wooly mammoth tusk back.

Spraying snake with gas leads to house blaze in Finland

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:12am

An improvised method of getting rid of a snake in a garden by spraying it with gasoline kicked off a chain reaction that ended up with a house on fire in southern Finland.

Woodchucks to blame for missing veterans' flags

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:30am

Authorities say furry critters, not vandals, are likely to blame for American flags that disappeared from veterans' graves in Massachusetts.

Musician wins suit against ex who sabotaged his scholarship

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:34pm

A woman has been ordered to pay more than $200,000 to her ex-boyfriend for sabotaging his opportunity at a prestigious scholarship because she didn't want him to leave.

Deputy fired after winning election offered temporary job

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 12:49pm

A South Dakota sheriff's deputy who was fired by his boss after defeating him in a primary race has been offered another county job until he assumes the sheriff's role.

Signs seeking return of heirloom: 'My mother will kill me'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 10:10am

A recent college graduate desperate to recover a family heirloom mistakenly left curbside when he moved out of his apartment is plastering his neighborhood with signs warning, "My mother will kill me."