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Have You Seen This? Jurassic service animal conundrum

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted   May 19th - 2:01pm

We all have things that give us comfort, but for some the need is Jurassic.

6 young squirrels rescued from ordeal of tangled tails

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 6:28pm

Six young squirrels whose tails were stuck together by tree sap are recovering after a Nebraska wildlife expert untangled them.

93-year-old makes first hole-in-one in 65 years of golfing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 11:24am

A 93-year-old Ohio man wrapped up his nearly seven decades of golfing with his first hole-in-one.

Any doctor on board? US surgeon general gives aid on plane

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 16th - 7:49pm

When the call went out for a doctor on board, the U.S. surgeon general says he gladly stepped in to help with a medical emergency on a commercial flight.

Homeowner trying to kill weeds ends up burning down garage

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:11am

Authorities say a homeowner trying to kill troublesome weeds with a torch has burned down his garage.

Foam rubber gold bars fool man who burglarized Michigan shop

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:02pm

Fake promotional gold bars apparently appeared so much like the real thing that someone broke into a western Michigan flooring shop to take them.

Missing 14-foot-long pet python sought in Indianapolis-area

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:11am

Indianapolis-area police are warning people to be on the lookout for a 14-foot-long (4-meter-long) pet Burmese python that's on the loose.

City looks for answers after zombie alert sent to residents

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:03am

Officials say they still don't know who sent a "zombie alert" to residents of a Florida city following a power outage.

Loose horses tie up rush-hour traffic in Massachusetts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:22am

Two horses that got loose on a Massachusetts highway and tied up rush-hour traffic have been safely corralled and returned to their owners.

Message in a bottle washes ashore in Canada 18 years later

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:23pm

A message in a bottle that a woman tossed off the coast of Massachusetts has been found nearly two decades later in Nova Scotia.

Bear trashes interior of Connecticut woman's car

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 1:27pm

What might be the world's hairiest vandal has destroyed the interior of a Connecticut woman's car.

Grocery sees dirty word in 'Summa Cum Laude,' censors cake

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:38am

A South Carolina woman isn't happy a grocery store censored her honor graduate son's cake, which was supposed to include the Latin phrase "Summa Cum Laude."

Man walking home from train station followed by pig

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 5:22am

Police in a Cleveland suburb thought they had a drunk on their hands when a man called to report a pig following him home from a train station.

Missing Virgin Mary statue found 2 years after disappearance

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 9:14am

A missing statue of the Virgin Mary stolen from a Vermont nativity scene more than two years ago has been found unharmed and returned to its owner.

Roo-ting out trouble: Rogue S Carolina kangaroo nabbed again

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 18th - 5:35am

South Carolina's most talented escape artist may be a kangaroo.

Ammo box falls from military chopper, crashes into school

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 18th - 4:40am

Authorities are trying to determine how a box of ammunition fell from a military helicopter and crashed through the roof of an elementary school in Texas.

Man accused of stealing cruiser slipped through tiny opening

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 10:55am

Prosecutors say a man charged with stealing a police cruiser in Maine slipped through an 11-by-11 inch opening while handcuffed to get into the driver's seat.

How many retweets to wear Crocs to graduation? 2018!

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 6:49am

On a whim, a Florida high school senior asked the Crocs shoe company to supply its foam shoes for her and all of her female classmates to wear to graduation, and the company said OK — if her request could get 2,018 retweets.

Owner of $85M apartment offers trip to space with purchase

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 17th - 5:11am

The owner for a New York City condominium is offering a trip to outer space included with the purchase of an $85 million dollar apartment.