6-week-old kitten rescued from Cupertino storm drain
6-week-old kitten rescued from Cupertino storm drain

Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area have rescued a 6-week-old kitten from a storm drain.

May 22nd, 7:21 AM EDT
Police: Man drove drunk to pick up woman charged with DWI
Police: Man drove drunk to pick up woman charged with DWI

Authorities say a man drove drunk to a New Jersey police station where he was picking up a woman who had been charged with drunken driving.

Friday, May 24th 2019, 1:01 PM EDT
NYPD used Woody Harrelson photo to find lookalike beer thief
NYPD used Woody Harrelson photo to find lookalike beer thief

A report says the New York Police Department used a photo of Woody Harrelson in its facial recognition program in an attempt to identify a beer thief who looked like the actor.

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 5:21 PM EDT
Someone breaks into home, takes nothing, gives it good scrub
Someone breaks into home, takes nothing, gives it good scrub

Whoever broke into a Massachusetts man's home last week didn't take a thing _ they did, however, leave the house spotless.

Thursday, May 23rd 2019, 2:31 PM EDT
Sea dragons captivate visitors at California aquarium
Sea dragons captivate visitors at California aquarium

A Southern California aquarium has built what is believed to be one of the world's largest habitats for sea dragons, the lesser-known cousin of the seahorse.

Wednesday, May 22nd 2019, 1:11 AM EDT
Teen finds prehistoric mastodon jaw in southern Iowa
Teen finds prehistoric mastodon jaw in southern Iowa

A teen searching for arrowheads in southern Iowa found something much bigger: the prehistoric jawbone of a mastodon.

Friday, May 17th 2019, 2:41 PM EDT
Fugitive says he'll surrender if people like wanted poster
Fugitive says he'll surrender if people like wanted poster

A Connecticut police department says a fugitive has agreed to surrender if enough people respond to an online wanted poster on social media.

Wednesday, May 22nd 2019, 4:21 PM EDT
Leaping Lizards: Florida wildlife officials catch big lizard
Leaping Lizards: Florida wildlife officials catch big lizard

Wildlife officials have finally captured a large invasive Asian water monitor that had been running loose in the Florida Keys for more than a year.

Friday, May 17th 2019, 8:52 AM EDT
Thief must pay $28K to fix stolen 'Dukes of Hazzard' Sno-Cat
Thief must pay $28K to fix stolen 'Dukes of Hazzard' Sno-Cat

A Colorado man has been ordered to pay more than $28,000 to cover damages after he pleaded guilty to stealing a Sno-Cat painted to look like the "General Lee" car featured in the TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard.".

Friday, May 17th 2019, 1:52 PM EDT
My kind of mix-up: $5,760 bottle of wine served by mistake
My kind of mix-up: $5,760 bottle of wine served by mistake

Notes of cherry, plum and licorice: UK restaurant accidently serves customers a 4,500-pound ($5,760) bottle of red wine.

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 4:32 PM EDT
Construction workers find dinosaur fossils in Denver suburb
Construction workers find dinosaur fossils in Denver suburb

Construction workers have unearthed fossils in a Denver suburb that experts say could be from a rare horned dinosaur.

Wednesday, May 22nd 2019, 1:51 PM EDT
Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies
Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has approved a law making his state the first to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains.

Tuesday, May 21st 2019, 6:21 PM EDT
Kitten stowaways found after long journey in steel column
Kitten stowaways found after long journey in steel column

Five kittens that stowed away on a 400-mile trip to San Diego are looking for new homes.

Wednesday, May 15th 2019, 7:11 PM EDT
Retrial planned for man who broke $4.5M statue's thumb
Retrial planned for man who broke $4.5M statue's thumb

Federal prosecutors plan to retry a Delaware man who admitted he broke a thumb off a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum.

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 2:21 PM EDT
Coin toss settles rare Philippine election tie
Coin toss settles rare Philippine election tie

Philippine election officials have settled a rare tie in a mayoral race by tossing a coin.

Friday, May 17th 2019, 9:21 AM EDT
Semi-trailer hauling honey overturns along Indiana highway
Semi-trailer hauling honey overturns along Indiana highway

A semi-trailer hauling honey overturned on a northwestern Indiana highway, spilling some of the sticky substance and restricting travel for hours.

Wednesday, May 15th 2019, 2:13 PM EDT
Unwanted: Grenade found in Goodwill store's donation bin
Unwanted: Grenade found in Goodwill store's donation bin

A Florida Goodwill store got a donation it didn't need or expect _ a grenade.

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 12:11 PM EDT
Parents forget newborn baby in Hamburg taxi
Parents forget newborn baby in Hamburg taxi

The parents of a newborn got the fright of their lives in Germany after accidentally forgetting their child in the taxi that took them home from hospital.

Monday, May 20th 2019, 11:41 AM EDT
Van passenger impaled by tripod on California freeway
Van passenger impaled by tripod on California freeway

Authorities say somebody stole a tripod from a California Department of Transportation crew and then dropped it from an overpass onto a Sacramento freeway, impaling the lung of a passenger in a van.

Saturday, May 18th 2019, 9:31 AM EDT
Grumpy Cat, who entertained millions online, dies at age 7
Grumpy Cat, who entertained millions online, dies at age 7

Her owners say Grumpy Cat, whose sour puss became an internet sensation, has died at age 7.

Friday, May 17th 2019, 7:31 AM EDT
Bird lays eggs on fake turf, displacing soccer teams for now
Bird lays eggs on fake turf, displacing soccer teams for now

A bird has laid her eggs on fake turf on a New Jersey soccer field, leading officials to close it until the chicks leave the nest.

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 12:41 PM EDT
Danish candidate places election ad on adult site
Danish candidate places election ad on adult site

Danish lawmaker takes a different approach, posts election campaign ad on one of the world's top adult websites.

Tuesday, May 14th 2019, 7:21 AM EDT
Alligator blocks runway at Air Force base in Florida
Alligator blocks runway at Air Force base in Florida

Staff at a U.S. Air Force base in Florida had to remove an alligator that was lounging on a runway.

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 8:21 AM EDT
Merkel fan accidentally grounds chancellor's plane
Merkel fan accidentally grounds chancellor's plane

Chancellor Angela Merkel's government plane was inadvertently grounded by an excited fan who jumped out of her van to take a photo of it at Dortmund airport but forgot to put the parking brake on, and it rolled slowly into the nose of the jet.

Tuesday, May 14th 2019, 5:01 AM EDT
Spray foam-encased kitten rescued by Oregon garbage worker
Spray foam-encased kitten rescued by Oregon garbage worker

A kitten that was encased in hardened spray foam is recovering after being rescued from a garbage can by an Oregon sanitation worker who heard it mewing.

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 5:11 PM EDT
Police: New Mexico driver fled and said, 'I don't think so'
Police: New Mexico driver fled and said, 'I don't think so'

A New Mexico woman is facing charges after police say she fled an officer during a traffic stop and told him, "I don't think so." Doña County court documents show Ricci Barnett was arrested April 21 following the exchange.

Monday, May 13th 2019, 12:01 AM EDT
No-contest plea in machete attack: 'He owes me choke ahi'
No-contest plea in machete attack: 'He owes me choke ahi'

A Kauai man says he was under the influence of a powerful hallucinogenic when he used a machete to wreak havoc on the home of his former boss.

Sunday, May 12th 2019, 7:11 PM EDT
Correction: Costly Coffee story
Correction: Costly Coffee story

A California cafe is touting its pricey new brew as the world's most expensive coffee _ at $75 a cup.

Wednesday, May 15th 2019, 7:01 PM EDT
Self-driving vehicle pulled over by curious police officer
Self-driving vehicle pulled over by curious police officer

A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route.

Wednesday, May 15th 2019, 1:51 PM EDT
Snake turns up in washing machine smelling 'like Downy'
Snake turns up in washing machine smelling 'like Downy'

An escaped snake that apparently slithered into a family's suburban Chicago washing machine ended up smelling like fabric softener after going through the wash.

Friday, May 10th 2019, 8:21 AM EDT
Woman escapes with cat from car that plunged into river
Woman escapes with cat from car that plunged into river

A woman was able to save herself and her cat after the car they were riding in plunged into a Massachusetts river.

Sunday, May 12th 2019, 1:51 PM EDT
Guns N' Roses sues brewery over its 'Guns 'N' Rosé' beer
Guns N' Roses sues brewery over its 'Guns 'N' Rosé' beer

The rock band Guns N' Roses is accusing a Colorado brewery of stealing their brand and piggybacking off their fame to sell beer and merchandise.

Friday, May 10th 2019, 1:51 PM EDT
Nebraska farmer cuts off trapped leg using pocket knife
Nebraska farmer cuts off trapped leg using pocket knife

A Nebraska farmer says he had to cut off his own mangled leg with a pocket knife after it became trapped in a grain hopper.

Wednesday, May 15th 2019, 3:11 PM EDT
Police: South Dakota man stole sex toys from couple's house
Police: South Dakota man stole sex toys from couple's house

A South Dakota man is accused of stealing $500 worth of sex toys from a house over a period of about two years.

Saturday, May 11th 2019, 12:11 PM EDT
New Jersey gets official state microbe: Streptomyces griseus
New Jersey gets official state microbe: Streptomyces griseus

A microorganism that played a role in treating tuberculosis is now officially recognized as New Jersey's state microbe.

Friday, May 10th 2019, 5:21 PM EDT
Police: 5-year-old brings crack cocaine to preschool
Police: 5-year-old brings crack cocaine to preschool

Philadelphia police are investigating after a 5-year-old boy brought about two dozen vials of crack cocaine into a preschool at a Roman Catholic church.

Wednesday, May 15th 2019, 9:31 AM EDT
New Jersey homeowner finds 2 bears battling in his yard
New Jersey homeowner finds 2 bears battling in his yard

Spring was in the air when a New Jersey homeowner found two black bears battling in his yard.

Friday, May 10th 2019, 6:51 AM EDT
Waiter returns lost $424,000 check to retired social worker
Waiter returns lost $424,000 check to retired social worker

A Manhattan waiter has returned a nearly $424,000 cashier's check to the retired social worker who lost it.

Friday, May 10th 2019, 12:51 PM EDT
Dog runs away from home to be with daycare buddies
Dog runs away from home to be with daycare buddies

Sometimes a guy just wants to hang out with his buddies, which was apparently the case with Hugo, a St. Louis County pooch who ran away from home and went to his doggie daycare.

Thursday, May 9th 2019, 3:51 PM EDT
Baby giraffe at Seattle zoo gets therapeutic shoes
Baby giraffe at Seattle zoo gets therapeutic shoes

The newest baby giraffe at a Seattle zoo has been outfitted with therapeutic shoes to help treat abnormalities in his rear legs.

Thursday, May 9th 2019, 5:31 PM EDT
Dennis Rodman accused of stealing from yoga studio
Dennis Rodman accused of stealing from yoga studio

The owner of a Southern California yoga studio is accusing Dennis Rodman of helping two people steal more than $3,500 in merchandise.

Saturday, May 11th 2019, 7:21 PM EDT
Chef stopped at Los Angeles airport with 40 frozen piranhas
Chef stopped at Los Angeles airport with 40 frozen piranhas

A famous South American chef was stopped as he brought 40 piranhas in a duffel bag through Los Angeles International Airport.

Wednesday, May 8th 2019, 8:31 PM EDT