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Glazed or jelly? Doughnuts lure city-roaming bear into trap

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 27th - 11:40am

Glazed or jelly? A black bear roaming around a Florida city proved no match for the doughnuts that lured the animal into a humane trap.

Boy, 6, cracks open robbery case by reeling in sunken safe

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 9:12am

A 6-year-old boy helped crack open a nearly decade-old robbery case when he reeled in a locked safe from the bottom of a South Carolina lake.

Mississippi gov is pranked in shout-out to high school grads

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 9:47am

This one slipped through the cracks.

After star-studded California weekend, 5-year-old Utah driver back home — and grounded indefinitely

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted May 14th - 9:08pm

The sister of a young Ogden boy caught driving on the freeway, intent on buying a Lamborghini, says that despite the whirlwind of attention, it was a traumatic event for the family that they hope no one else goes through.

Detroit-area residents lift spirits with costumed parades

Mike Householder, Associated Press  |  Posted May 12th - 11:37am

Sarah Ignash spends her days looking after dogs in normal times. With her business temporarily shuttered because of the coronavirus, though, she's taken to walks on the wild side through her Detroit suburb with dancing bears, bipedal zebras and the like.

Peacock on the prowl falls for officer's decoy, not love

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 11th - 5:39pm

A Boston police officer used an electronic mating call Monday to help capture a peacock that had escaped from a nearby zoo.

Have You Seen This? Be like Michael Jordan on the court, don't dress like him off the court

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted May 7th - 4:03pm

MJ is the GOAT. But one thing Jordan will never be the GOAT of is fashion sense.

Mermaids returning to Montana tiki bar as it reopens

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 6th - 3:50pm

For patrons at a Montana tiki bar that has a back wall of a window into a motel swimming pool, it's typical to see mermaids in the water five nights a week.

UK's 'Captain Tom' inspires campaign by 97-year-old Russian

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 5th - 11:13pm

Inspired by 99-year-old Briton Tom Moore's multi-million pound charity walk, a Russian fellow World War II veteran has launched her own effort to gather contributions for the families of doctors and nurses who have died of COVID-19.

Florida woman discovers alligators fighting by her home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 2nd - 6:13am

A woman in route to get her morning coffee was jolted awake with pounding on her front door she later discovered to be two alligators fighting in front of her home in Florida.

'Feisty' 103-year-old survives virus, celebrates with beer

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 3:34pm

“Feisty" is the way Shelley Gunn describes her 103-year-old grandmother.

Texas jail says guards didn't notice inmate giving birth

Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 12:34pm

A woman managed to go into labor and give birth alone in a Texas jail cell without any corrections officers noticing until after she had delivered the child, a sheriff's official said Thursday.

German police investigating find of ape body parts in forest

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 28th - 3:19am

German police say the grisly find of an ape’s hand and foot in a forest west of Munich appears to be less nefarious than previously thought, and certainly not as outlandish than wildly speculative tips they’ve received.

Moose family reunion: Trooper brings calves, mom together

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 3:29pm

A Utah state trooper has helped a pair of newborn moose calves reunite safely with their mother after spotting them on a mountain road.

Virginia family out for ride finds nearly $1 million in road

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 1:03pm

A Virginia family out for a ride to get a change of scenery after being holed up due to the coronavirus found nearly $1 million in two bags lying in the road.

Authorities: Dispute over $10 ends in fight, fatal shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 15th - 9:10am

A dispute over $10 sparked a brawl at an Ohio home this week that ended with one man fatally shooting another, authorities said.

9-year-old boy in Tennessee catches 80-pound lake sturgeon

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 13th - 5:44am

A nine-year-old boy in Tennessee became the third child in his family to catch a monster fish, reeling in an 80-pound sturgeon that outweighed him by far.

Man whose protective mask helped in jail escape is caught

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 11th - 1:22pm

Authorities have captured a man who escaped from a Chicago jail by wearing a coronavirus protective mask and pretending to be another detainee who was set for release, officials said Monday.

Cops: McDonald's mask scofflaw breaks window, steals panties

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 8th - 4:46pm

A man who had been kicked out of a McDonald's restaurant for having no face mask threw a rock through the window, stole some underwear from a Walmart and surrendered when police threatened to set a dog on him, authorities said.