Philadelphia is urging residents not to swim in dumpsters after a rented trash bin was filled with fire hydrant water and transformed into a pool.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque police say a robbery suspect may have left a piece of his finger behind at a robbery crime scene.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s flattering comments about Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia turned into a bit of a flub. The governor mistakenly referred to Garcia as a “rising sex star” this …
A suburban Chicago man thought the errant nail that discharged from the gun he was working with had whizzed by his head. Instead, it was lodged in his brain.
If a national animal rights group gets its way, people in a small mountain town in North Carolina will have to greet the new year without lowering a scrappy marsupial …
British police have arrested a man after a parent’s finger was bitten off during a fight before a school’s Nativity play.
Colorado officials have disqualified the grand champion goat from this year’s State Fair because they say it tested positive for an unapproved drug.
The chairman of the school committee in Abington, Mass., is apologizing for a magic trick he performed before a televised meeting in which he appeared to tear the bra off …
A runaway cow named Yvonne is on the loose in Germany and the manhunt — or moohunt — for the Bavarian bovine has captivated the country.
Like Christopher Walken’s character in the Blue Oyster Cult spoof on “Saturday Night Live,” maybe this guy just needed “more cowbell.”
A suburban Dallas woman’s well-meaning attempt to help her future husband overcome his fear of heights went horribly wrong when a bungee ride they were in got stuck 50 feet …
Anchorage police say a city van used to pick up drunken people was taken on a joyride by a man suspected of drunken driving.
Visitors to Olympic National Park are being urged not to urinate along trails frequented by mountain goats, to avoid turning trails into “long, linear salt licks” and attracting goats.
Authorities say a burglar offered to repair the screen that he damaged breaking into a New Jersey home after he was confronted by the homeowner and told her he meant …
Forget mice. A Swiss cat named Speedy has an eye for finer things.
The city of Portland was forced to temporarily take a key water supply off line after a 21-year-old man caught on video admitted urinating in a city reservoir.
A woman with a foul mouth, fat wallet and dislike for men bought $7,200 worth of clothing for more than 50 women at a discount store in Southern California.