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Mannequins, larger-than-life dog figurines help SLC yard stand out

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 13th - 7:40am

Those who prefer the road less traveled might consider a detour through a neighborhood on Salt Lake City’s east side where a woman’s home boasts a different kind of curb appeal.

Heat wave put flamingos in egg-laying mood for 1st time in 15 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 9:25pm

A British conservation charity says record-breaking temperatures have encouraged a rare flock of Andean flamingos to lay eggs for the first time since 2003.

Dog running on interstate can't resist lure of stuffed teddy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 3:48pm

A dog could not resist being lured away from a busy Massachusetts highway by a teddy bear.

Have You Seen This? You’re the choir I want

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 12th - 3:15pm

A delightful community choir has a great time injecting a lot more class into the musical “Grease.”

Have You Seen This? World’s first doggercycle

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 11th - 3:12pm

Trying to choose between getting a dog or a motorcycle? Why not both?

Mountain lion breaks into Colorado home, kills house cat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 4:04pm

A mountain lion that became trapped inside a Colorado home killed a house cat before police and wildlife officers were able to scare it out.

India lawmaker dresses as Hitler to criticize prime minister

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 8:12am

An Indian lawmaker has appeared in Parliament dressed like Adolf Hitler with a toothbrush moustache and wearing a khaki coat with swastika symbols on his pocket and arm. His demand: More funds for the development of his state in southern India.

Bronze Archie statue honors artist for hometown anniversary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 9th - 3:04pm

A life-size bronze statue of a red-haired, freckle-faced Archie is now greeting visitors at a New Hampshire town in honor of a local man who drew the comic book character and his group of wholesome teenage friends.

Mexico City restaurant busted over protected tarantula tacos

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:04pm

Fancy a tarantula taco for a cool $27? Not so fast, Mexican authorities say.

Bear makes an unlikely stop in a liquor store

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 8:44pm

A bear took a stroll into an unlikely snack venue — a Connecticut liquor store.

Minnesota deputies rescue women stranded on unicorn raft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 12:53pm

It was not a fairy tale, but a rescue on a Minnesota lake did involve a rainbow unicorn.

Man donates to firefighter drive, leaves wedding ring behind

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 9:03am

Massachusetts firefighters say a man who donated to their muscular dystrophy drive accidentally dropped his wedding ring into their boot.

Rhode Island alone celebrates Victory Day, debate lingers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 8:14am

Rhode Island is marking the end of World War II as a state holiday, although it remains the only state in the U.S. to do so.

Police: Man dies after car is hit by 2 intoxicated drivers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 6:35am

New York State Police say a man has died after his car was hit by two intoxicated drivers traveling in opposite directions on an Albany-area highway.

Firefighter rappels from bridge, rescues stranded dog

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 3:52am

A New Jersey firefighter rappelled from a bridge to rescue a dog stranded at the base of a waterfall.

Residents split in goose dispute in Long Island village

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 9:10am

Residents of a Long Island village are divided over what to do about a glut of goose droppings around town.

Morning surprise: Boa constrictor found under car hood

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 11th - 4:18pm

Woah, it's a boa! One Massachusetts resident popped their car hood to check fluids to find a boa constrictor staring right back.

Officers seize 3 king cobras, 300 other reptiles from home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 10th - 2:37pm

State wildlife officers have seized three king cobras among the more than 300 reptiles kept in a New York home.

School demolition crews unearth 124-year-old time capsule

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 9th - 10:27am

Construction crews tearing down a former middle school in Massachusetts have found a 124-year-old time capsule.