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Someone didn't buy work gloves but left a ring inside

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 12:58pm

An Illinois hardware store is looking for a man who apparently tried on a pair of snug work gloves and left a ring inside.

Airplane-towed banner falls in NJ, smashes car window

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 10:28am

An airplane-towed banner broke loose and came down near New Jersey's statehouse, fluttering to the ground and shattering the rear windshield of a parked car.

The Latest: Raccoon that climbed St. Paul tower set free

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 13th - 12:16pm

The Latest on a raccoon that climbed an office tower in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota (all times local):

St. Paul raccoon reaches roof after scaling downtown tower

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 13th - 8:33am

A raccoon that became an internet sensation by scaling a 25-story office tower in downtown St. Paul was safely trapped early Wednesday, and animal control officials were preparing to release it back into the wild.

Her life saved, Bulgarian cow Penka waits to rejoin herd

Valentina Petrova, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 13th - 7:08am

Swatting away the flies with her long tail, Penka the cow happily munches on hay, unaware of the international stir she has caused.

'Roof, roof!' Dog rescued from overhang roof at his home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 12th - 8:04pm

"Roof! Roof!" He was practically begging to be rescued.

Video shows police sergeant rescuing child from busy roadway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 12th - 6:28pm

A police sergeant is being honored for his quick actions in rescuing a young child from a busy roadway in suburban Chicago.

Woodchucks to blame for missing veterans' flags

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:30am

Authorities say furry critters, not vandals, are likely to blame for American flags that disappeared from veterans' graves in Massachusetts.

Musician wins suit against ex who sabotaged his scholarship

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:34pm

A woman has been ordered to pay more than $200,000 to her ex-boyfriend for sabotaging his opportunity at a prestigious scholarship because she didn't want him to leave.

Deputy fired after winning election offered temporary job

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 12:49pm

A South Dakota sheriff's deputy who was fired by his boss after defeating him in a primary race has been offered another county job until he assumes the sheriff's role.

Signs seeking return of heirloom: 'My mother will kill me'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 10:10am

A recent college graduate desperate to recover a family heirloom mistakenly left curbside when he moved out of his apartment is plastering his neighborhood with signs warning, "My mother will kill me."

Czech president torches underpants, stunt stuns journalists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 6:27am

A fiery stunt by the Czech president has really stunned journalists this time.

Firefighters break windows of car blocking hydrant

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 4:50am

Firefighters had to break the windows and run a hose through a car that was blocking a fire hydrant in New Jersey.

North Dakota mayor re-elected with all 3 of town's votes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 2:34pm

The man believed to be North Dakota's oldest mayor has breezed to another term, winning unanimously in a vote that saw 100 percent turnout.

Trucks collision in Arkansas causes fire and spills Fireball

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 14th - 2:32pm

Add Fireball to the menu served up by Arkansas roads.

Snapchat snafu: Alleged drug dealer leads clients to police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 13th - 9:41pm

A suspected Kentucky drug dealer likely tanked his reviews after police say a wrong phone number posted on Snapchat led clients straight to police.

Exhaust-ing ordeal: Woman gets head stuck in tailpipe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 13th - 8:15pm

A young woman endured an exhaust-ing ordeal when she got her head stuck in a truck's oversized tailpipe at a Minnesota music festival.

'Dead' husband returns after Japan police send wrong body

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 13th - 12:53pm

A Japanese wife has told police the body she thought was of her missing husband belonged to a stranger after her spouse turned up alive a year later.

Sisters give birth on same day in Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 13th - 11:54am

Two sisters. Two new babies around the same time — again.