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Oink oink, cha-ching: $3 million found in barrels of pork

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 5:58am

Barrels of raw pork shoulder were riding fat in a tractor trailer pulled over by North Carolina deputies.

Video of a man playing a trumpet while driving on I-15 goes viral

Kelli Pierce, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Dec 5th - 10:09pm

A video taken on I-15 in Lehi shows a man playing a trumpet while he’s behind the wheel, with both of his hands on the instrument and both eyes looking at the sheet music in his lap, with the car speeding forward the entire time.

Shocked? Electric eel powers aquarium's Christmas lights

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 4th - 5:07am

Visitors to the Tennessee Aquarium may be shocked to learn that an electric eel named Miguel Wattson is lighting up a Christmas tree.

‘Unicorn puppy’ will stay with Missouri rescue mission

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 3rd - 10:26am

A dog who was dubbed the unicorn puppy because of a tail-like growth between his eyes will remain with the founder of a Missouri rescue group, despite more than 300 offers to adopt him.

Mississippi residents protest pothole with holiday decor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 3rd - 7:18am

Residents of a Mississippi city are protesting a large pothole in their neighborhood by decorating it with holiday cheer.

‘Thanksgiving antics’ NC elk gets tangled up in red hammock

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 2nd - 1:23pm

An elk is running around western North Carolina with a shredded hammock on its head, and apparently a love of apples is to blame.

Temple Square’s Christmas display lights up family traditions, faith

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Nov 29th - 9:22pm

Temple Square is again glowing with Christmas spirit after the switch was flipped Friday night to activate the annual light display, a beloved tradition for Utahns to enjoy together.

Woman accidentally calls DA investigator, gets needed walker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:05pm

An 84-year-old New Mexico woman's misdial meant for a medical supply store went to an investigator in a district attorney's office — and led to a new walker.

Irony? Chicago salt truck slides on ice into Lake Michigan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:57pm

Two Chicago Park District workers escaped without serious injury after the salt truck they were navigating along an icy lakefront bike path slid into Lake Michigan Wednesday morning.

Unlucky for some: Man charged with rigging 10K bingo game

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:19am

The luck has ran out for a Louisiana man allegedly caught rigging bingo games to win more than $10,000.

Teen runaway found 'camping' inside Bed, Bath & Beyond

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:06am

Employees at a Bed, Bath & Beyond in North Carolina discovered an uninvited sleepover guest hiding in the store when they opened up Monday morning.

Teen runaway found ''camping'' inside Bed, Bath & Beyond

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 2:19pm

Employees at a Bed, Bath & Beyond in North Carolina discovered an uninvited sleepover guest hiding in the store when they opened up.

Kentucky police seize air fryer containing 20 pounds of meth

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 6:50am

It may be the holiday season, but police in Kentucky confiscated an unusual gift being delivered to a Kentucky man's home — a package with about 20 pounds (9 kilograms) of meth that was shipped through the mail inside of an air fryer.

South Carolina law lax on regulating foreign animals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 6:05am

Mobs of kangaroos can roam largely unrestricted in Wisconsin, West Virginia and South Carolina, where state laws don't regulate ownership of the creatures.

Mysterious memorial to 'Lawnmower Man' reappears after theft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 7th - 8:22am

A mysterious memorial dedicated to a New Mexico homeless man who mowed lawns has reappeared after a similar one was stolen.

Palm Beach Sheriff: French bulldogs stolen in 2 burglaries

Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 4th - 7:29am

Investigators in Florida's Palm Beach County are searching for a dog thief targeting a particular high-end breed.

Police: Man called out of work drunk, tried to rob workplace

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 2nd - 5:59am

Police in Georgia say a man called out of his Steak ‘n Shake job because he was “intoxicated,” then showed up anyway and demanded money while holding a co-worker at gunpoint.

LSU fans invited to grab a grassy gift ahead of championship

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 2nd - 5:10am

Louisiana State University fans will have a chance to take home an unusual souvenir as the football team heads to the SEC championship -- free slabs of Tiger Stadium sod.

Homeowners relish tree at heart of California Christmas rite

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 1st - 1:20pm

At the heart of an annual California Christmas tradition lies a struggling deodar cedar tree in the city of Fresno.