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Officers catch huge lizard that terrified Florida neighbors

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 12:39pm

Florida authorities have caught a huge lizard that has terrified residents of a suburban Miami neighborhood for months.

Surprise: Large alligator found in Kansas City hot tub

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 7th - 3:04pm

A Missouri landlord stumbled upon an unwanted house guest while evicting a tenant: a large alligator in a hot tub.

GOP candidate called 'Bigfoot erotica' devotee wins race

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 7th - 1:34pm

Despite being labeled a "devotee of Bigfoot erotica," a Republican candidate won a closely watched congressional race in Virginia.

Identical twin California sisters give birth 2 hours apart

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 7th - 10:29am

Identical twins have given birth about two hours apart from each other.

NYPD salutes K-9 just before she loses cancer battle

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 7th - 9:09am

The New York Police Department gathered about 20 saluting officers and held an aviation flyover to honor an Emergency Services K-9 just before she died.

Eat your heart out at the Pizza Museum

Gary Gerard Hamilton, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 6th - 5:48pm

There is now a museum for pizza lovers everywhere that's popped-up in arguably America's pizza capital, New York City.

NY family thinks bones under home are long-missing father

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 2nd - 10:01am

A New York family says they've found human bones beneath their basement, and they believe the remains are those of their patriarch who disappeared half a century ago.

Police: Men arrested in pumpkin smashing crime spree

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 31st - 6:08pm

Police in the southern Oregon town of Grants Pass have arrested two men suspected in a pumpkin-powered crime spree, ending weeks of incidents of smashed gourds and broken car windows.

Real-life spooky stories from readers 👻

Scary Ghoulrymple,  |  Posted Oct 31st - 12:18pm

If you want to celebrate Halloween by reading some scary stories, we've got a few that are sure to give you chills.

Reese's created a machine to swap out all the Halloween treats you hate

Andrea Diaz, CNN  |  Posted Oct 31st - 9:01am

Whether you hate tootsie rolls or licorice, the truth is we've all received Halloween candy we don't like. But this year, Reese's is coming to the rescue with their very own candy exchange machine.

Relief: Police recover stolen inflatable colon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 31st - 4:41am

There was a sigh of relief after police recovered a giant inflatable colon that is used to teach about the dangers of colon cancer.

Animal control officers, nearby helpers catch loose chicken

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 9th - 3:17pm

A Maine animal control officer had been on a mission to find a loose chicken when he decided to whack a few branches, exposing a black fowl lurking below.

No voters showed up to this polling place on Election Day

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 8:52am

Rhode Island elections officials say one polling place in Providence did not see a single voter during the midterm elections this week.

Bond between donkey, emu may make adoption difficult

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 8th - 3:32am

A North Carolina animal shelter says the close bond between a donkey and an emu that can barely stand to be separated may complicate an adoption.

Police: 11-year-old boy leads officers on high-speed chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 6th - 10:26am

Police say an 11-year-old boy in Ohio led officers on his second high-speed police chase in 13 months, this time after his mother took away a video game console.

Woman tries to drive away with North Dakota squad car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 6th - 9:46am

Charges are pending against a 23-year-old woman who police say got into a police car and tried to drive away in northeast North Dakota.

Who steals portable toilets? German court renders verdict

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 6th - 7:52am

The portable toilets kept on disappearing — and now a German company knows why.

Python presents slithery situation at Texas Goodwill store

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 2nd - 9:49am

A Goodwill worker collecting clothes and other items at a Texas sorting center was surprised to find an albino python clinging to the side of a bin.

Bare buns: Half-naked woman falls through Cook Out ceiling

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 1st - 5:32am

Police in Tennessee say a half-naked woman fell twice through a restaurant's ceiling and landed in its kitchen.