Attempt at Great Salt Lake to break float record falls short

Attempt at Great Salt Lake to break float record falls short

A gathering at the Great Salt Lake in hopes of making it into the record books fell way short.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 11:02 AM EDT
Police surround house for burglary, find deer instead

Police surround house for burglary, find deer instead

Police who surrounded a house in eastern Texas because they thought they had a burglary in progress found a deer instead.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 7:42 AM EDT
Father and son warm hearts with gibberish conversation

Father and son warm hearts with gibberish conversation

One father might not know what his 19-month-old son is saying, but he seems to know what he means.

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 12:31 AM EDT
Mississippi kangaroo found after 2 days 'on the hop'

Mississippi kangaroo found after 2 days 'on the hop'

A missing kangaroo has been found after two days "on the hop" along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 8:22 AM EDT
Slippery suspect: Police remove snake from patrol car engine

Slippery suspect: Police remove snake from patrol car engine

Police in suburban Chicago spent 30 minutes removing a snake from the engine of a patrol car.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 2:02 PM EDT
Massive ladybug swarm over California shows up on radar

Massive ladybug swarm over California shows up on radar

A huge blob that appeared on the National Weather Service's radar wasn't a rain cloud, but a massive swarm of ladybugs over Southern California.

Monday, June 10th 2019, 5:11 AM EDT
Sign of the times: Vettel furious as Hamilton wins in Canada

Sign of the times: Vettel furious as Hamilton wins in Canada

Defending champion Lewis Hamilton won the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his overall lead after Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel committed yet another error under pressure.

Sunday, June 9th 2019, 6:42 PM EDT
Colorado will leave house-sized boulder along highway

Colorado will leave house-sized boulder along highway

A boulder the size of a house that crashed onto a southwestern Colorado state highway last month will stay put.

Sunday, June 9th 2019, 6:22 PM EDT
Florida thief takes blowtorch to ATM, welds it shut instead

Florida thief takes blowtorch to ATM, welds it shut instead

Authorities say two Florida burglars thought they were clever when they used a blowtorch to break into an ATM machine, but they never hit the jackpot.

Sunday, June 9th 2019, 4:13 PM EDT
Indiana company sparks outrage with unscented 'Ohio' candle

Indiana company sparks outrage with unscented 'Ohio' candle

An Indiana company is raising the ire of its neighbors in the Buckeye State with its marketing of an unscented Ohio candle with the description, "Not much to see.

Sunday, June 9th 2019, 2:21 PM EDT
No more babies: April the Giraffe is going on birth control

No more babies: April the Giraffe is going on birth control

There will be no more babies for April, the giraffe that enthralled viewers worldwide with two livestreamed pregnancies and births.

Saturday, June 8th 2019, 4:42 PM EDT
Police: Don't call us with Taco Bell complaint

Police: Don't call us with Taco Bell complaint

A police department in Louisiana is reminding people that it's there to serve, but not handle customer service complaints about Taco Bell.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 2:22 PM EDT
Fortune cookie means big fortune for Powerball winner

Fortune cookie means big fortune for Powerball winner

A North Carolina man who says he based his Powerball entry on a fortune cookie he got from his granddaughter now has a fortune to celebrate.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 1:31 PM EDT
Lottery win delays summer job talk for college student

Lottery win delays summer job talk for college student

A father-son talk about a summer job is on the backburner after a New Jersey college student won a $1 million lottery prize.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 11:02 AM EDT
Family discovers graduation cake made of plastic foam

Family discovers graduation cake made of plastic foam

A Texas family could have used a saw instead of a knife to slice a graduation cake from Walmart that was made of plastic foam.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 8:52 AM EDT
Actress Jenny Slate to address island graduating class of 1

Actress Jenny Slate to address island graduating class of 1

The single graduating student on a tiny Massachusetts island is nonetheless receiving the star treatment.

Friday, June 7th 2019, 7:43 AM EDT
Gator busts through kitchen window, breaks bottles of wine

Gator busts through kitchen window, breaks bottles of wine

Authorities say an 11-foot alligator busted through a kitchen window and broke several bottles of red wine in a Florida home before it was captured.

Thursday, June 6th 2019, 7:53 AM EDT
Air Force: Obscene contrails above Phoenix unintentional

Air Force: Obscene contrails above Phoenix unintentional

U.S. Air Force officials say their pilots did not intentionally draw male anatomy with aircraft contrails in the skies above the Phoenix area.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 6:23 PM EDT
Principal: I accidentally plagiarized Ashton Kutcher speech

Principal: I accidentally plagiarized Ashton Kutcher speech

A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher to address his school's graduating class says he didn't mean to use someone else's work.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 4:34 PM EDT
Rescue of injured 74-year-old hiker spins out of control

Rescue of injured 74-year-old hiker spins out of control

Authorities say a 74-year-old hiker whose head and face were injured in a fall on a Phoenix mountain endured a wild ride in a stretcher as she was being hoisted into a helicopter.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 2:43 PM EDT
Battery-powered glider crashes into Connecticut home

Battery-powered glider crashes into Connecticut home

A battery-powered glider crashed into the roof of a Connecticut home, injuring the pilot and scaring a mother and her two children who were watching TV.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 12:43 PM EDT
Snake slithers out of toilet, bites Florida man on arm

Snake slithers out of toilet, bites Florida man on arm

Authorities say a ball python slithered out of a toilet and bit a South Florida man on the arm.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 7:53 AM EDT
Seattle man builds fence around car-share vehicle at duplex

Seattle man builds fence around car-share vehicle at duplex

A Seattle man took exception to a car-share vehicle that was parked without permission at his duplex _ so he built a fence around it.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 7:52 AM EDT
German police: "Guardian angel" pigeon protected speeder

German police: "Guardian angel" pigeon protected speeder

Police in western Germany say divine intervention saved a speeding driver from getting a ticket, after a pigeon photobombed a traffic enforcement camera at the right moment.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 7:33 AM EDT
Road closes when bee boxes fall off university truck

Road closes when bee boxes fall off university truck

Traffic was disrupted in a Washington state city when boxes holding thousands of bees fell off a truck.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 7:33 AM EDT
Never-ending reading: Oregon GOP tries to tie up Legislature

Never-ending reading: Oregon GOP tries to tie up Legislature

Republicans have forced a clerk in the Oregon Legislature to read aloud every word in most pieces of legislation as the minority party uses the stalling tactic to try to gain leverage.

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 7:33 AM EDT
Ready, aim, oops! Historic tank turns lemon-lime yellow

Ready, aim, oops! Historic tank turns lemon-lime yellow

A historic military tank owned by the West Virginia National Guard has turned bright lemon-lime yellow. A science fiction club solved the mystery.

Tuesday, June 4th 2019, 10:34 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.

Tuesday, June 4th 2019, 7:41 AM EDT
Lift those knees: Babies crawl to the Lithuanian finish line

Lift those knees: Babies crawl to the Lithuanian finish line

Twenty-five babies have taken to the red carpet in Lithuania in a crawling race as their parents, grandparents and onlookers cheered the spectacle.

Saturday, June 1st 2019, 9:32 AM EDT
Stelle Rose at Staunton Station Under Construction, Tours Available & Open for Booking

Stelle Rose at Staunton Station Under Construction, Tours Available & Open for Booking

After a decade of sitting empty, the train station in Staunton is getting new life.

C'Ville Nonprofit Offering Free, Educational Fashion Classes

C'Ville Nonprofit Offering Free, Educational Fashion Classes

Managing Love is offering free, educational fashion classes to teach people about the importance of up-cycling your clothing.

Dewberry Hotel on Downtown Mall to Become Luxury Apartment Building in C'Ville

Dewberry Hotel on Downtown Mall to Become Luxury Apartment Building in C'Ville

There’s new information about the abandoned Dewberry Hotel on Charlottesville's Downtown Mall.

Several Area Families Received Free Groceries Thanks to the Buffalo Soldiers of C'Ville

Several Area Families Received Free Groceries Thanks to the Buffalo Soldiers of C'Ville

Some families in Charlottesville have food on the table tonight after getting a few of their groceries for free.

International Symposium Welcomes Adapted Physical Activity Researchers to UVA Grounds

International Symposium Welcomes Adapted Physical Activity Researchers to UVA Grounds

Doctors from around the world visited the University of Virginia grounds on Saturday for the International Symposium of Adaptive Physical Activity.

Statewide Initiative Gives Women and Girls a Chance to Fly

Statewide Initiative Gives Women and Girls a Chance to Fly

Women from across the commonwealth took to the skies on Saturday to explore new heights in a potential piloting career.