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9-year-old boy catches massive blue catfish in New Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 3:16pm

He caught a fish “this” big. No, really.

NJ will trap turkeys troubling Jersey Shore neighborhood

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:45pm

New Jersey has drumsticked up a plan to deal with flocks of wild turkeys that are ruffling some feathers in a Jersey Shore neighborhood.

Hawaii man proposes to girlfriend while surfing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:35pm

A Hawaii man was surfing with his girlfriend when — instead of hanging 10 — he knelt down on one knee on his board and proposed.

Books criticizing President Trump keep going missing at an Idaho library

David Williams, CNN  |  Posted Nov 12th - 12:16pm

The staff at an Idaho public library spends most days helping patrons find books they need. But lately, librarians have had to become amateur sleuths -- because someone keeps hiding books to prevent others from reading them.

Sweet of taste of freedom: Chocolate Berlin Wall destroyed

Oleg Cetinic, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 9th - 6:27am

So this is what freedom tastes like.

Sandra the orangutan, freed from a zoo after being granted 'personhood,' settles into her new home

Alaa Elassar, CNN  |  Posted Nov 9th - 2:38am

A 33-year-old orangutan who was granted 'legal personhood' in Argentina has been relocated to a new home in Wauchula, Florida.

Man creates his own Batmobile from scratch

Bianca Cseke and Marcus Leshock  |  Posted Nov 8th - 11:51am

If you remember the Tim Burton movies — with Michael Keaton as Batman — you remember how cool that Batmobile was.

Lobsterman rescues deer trapped in water off Maine coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 7th - 9:57am

A Maine lobsterman hauled in an unusual catch 5 miles off the coast — a live deer.

Alaskan city sees heat and snowfall records in single day

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 4:46pm

Alaskans have experienced both a record high temperature and a record amount of snowfall in the same day.

Always doe prices? Deer wanders into Walmart, slips around

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 7:49am

A whitetail went retail for a bit this week when it entered a Walmart store in Ohio.

Driver who stopped to help motorist struck, killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 15th - 6:30am

Massachusetts State Police say a man who stopped his pickup truck on a highway and got out to help another motorist has been struck and killed by a passing vehicle.

US court rules Kentucky man can get ‘IM GOD’ license plate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:47am

A federal court is allowing a Kentucky man to personalize a license plate with the phrase "IM GOD” after a three-year legal battle over the custom engraving.

Michigan man uses battle ax to fight off intruder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 10th - 3:11pm

A Michigan man whose hobbies include ritualized combat with replica weapons from the Middle Ages says he wielded a battle ax he calls "my baby" to fend off an intruder.

Michigan hunters use branch saw to free entangled bucks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 10th - 11:29am

Quick-thinking hunters in central Michigan have rescued two deer who literally became locked in battle.

Coin toss rule could determine village's tied mayoral race

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 9th - 12:31pm

A mayoral election in a small Ohio village could once again be decided by a coin toss.

Police: Teen says gunshot self-inflicted while dancing drunk

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 9th - 10:43am

Police in northern Utah are investigating a shooting in which a 17-year-old boy says a gunshot wound to one of his legs was self-inflicted when his gun accidentally discharged as he danced while intoxicated.

Residents say wild turkeys are attacking community

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 8:11pm

Some New Jersey residents have been getting an early Thanksgiving surprise.

Customers help Waffle House worker left to run diner alone

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 12:52pm

Waffle House is known to not close for anything - even if there's only one worker behind the counter.

S. Carolina man: McDonald's sweet tea came with weed inside

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 7th - 2:58pm

A South Carolina man who went to McDonald's for a sweet tea says he received a little extra herbal substance on the side.