Road crew misspells 'school' in school crossing

Road crew misspells 'school' in school crossing

A road crew in Florida should get an "F" for spelling, painting "S-C-O-H-O-L" in a crosswalk outside a school.

12 hrs 2 mins ago
Sheriff's officer corrals donkey on interstate near Chicago

Sheriff's officer corrals donkey on interstate near Chicago

It wasn't a routine day for a sheriff's officer after she spotted a donkey meandering along Interstate 90 near Chicago.

12 hrs 2 mins ago
5-year-old Michigan boy calls 911 to ask for McDonalds

5-year-old Michigan boy calls 911 to ask for McDonalds

A 5-year-old Michigan boy had a craving for McDonald's but his grandmother was sleeping so he called 911 and made a request.

12 hrs 2 mins ago
Colorado TV tech charged after giving customer 'bear hug'

Colorado TV tech charged after giving customer 'bear hug'

A Colorado television technician is facing felony charges for allegedly hugging a customer tightly.

12 hrs 2 mins ago
'Snot otter' named Pennsylvania's official amphibian

'Snot otter' named Pennsylvania's official amphibian

Pennsylvania's new official amphibian is a slimy, 2-foot-long salamander that needs clean streams to thrive.

12 hrs 2 mins ago
Thai oil rig workers rescue dog swimming 135 miles offshore

Thai oil rig workers rescue dog swimming 135 miles offshore

A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land.

15 hrs 2 mins ago
Muskrat love: Detroit-area Catholics permitted to eat rodent

Muskrat love: Detroit-area Catholics permitted to eat rodent

Detroit-area Roman Catholics are allowed to eat muskrat during Fridays in Lent.

Friday, April 19th 2019, 2:22 PM EDT
Eastern hellbender voted Pennsylvania's official amphibian

Eastern hellbender voted Pennsylvania's official amphibian

Pennsylvania is getting an official amphibian, a nocturnal salamander that can grow to be more than two feet long and is battling declining numbers across much of its range.

Friday, April 19th 2019, 1:52 PM EDT
Authorities: Man sleeping in dumpster ends up in trash truck

Authorities: Man sleeping in dumpster ends up in trash truck

Authorities say a man sleeping in a dumpster was tossed into the back of a garbage truck as the trash was being emptied, causing him to lose his prosthetic leg.

Friday, April 19th 2019, 12:32 PM EDT
Man sues parents for getting rid of his vast porn collection

Man sues parents for getting rid of his vast porn collection

An Indiana man is suing his parents in Michigan after they got rid of 12 boxes of pornographic films and adult magazines worth an estimated $29,000.

Friday, April 19th 2019, 12:14 PM EDT
Paddleboarder guilty of assaulting surfer in wave dispute

Paddleboarder guilty of assaulting surfer in wave dispute

A paddleboarder has been convicted of assault for hitting a surfer with his paddle during an argument over a wave off the Southern California coast.

Friday, April 19th 2019, 6:51 AM EDT
German students have algorithm for Game of Thrones deaths

German students have algorithm for Game of Thrones deaths

Spoiler alert: Computer science students at the Technical University of Munich have developed an application that scours the internet for data on the popular Game of Thrones series, and uses an algorithm to predict which characters survive.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 8:12 PM EDT
Part of giant hammer artwork stolen in California returned

Part of giant hammer artwork stolen in California returned

Northern California authorities say that part of a giant hammer stolen last year has been returned.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 7:53 PM EDT
3 naked women at rest stop lead deputies on chase in Florida

3 naked women at rest stop lead deputies on chase in Florida

Authorities say three women who were applying suntan lotion in the nude at a Florida rest stop led police on a 21-mile chase, drove a car at a deputy and threatened another deputy with a bat.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 12:04 PM EDT
German police: Shiny gold Porsche a danger to other drivers

German police: Shiny gold Porsche a danger to other drivers

German authorities have ordered a blinged-out golden Porsche off the road for being too shiny.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 11:12 AM EDT
Mysterious bowls of mashed potatoes confuse Mississippians

Mysterious bowls of mashed potatoes confuse Mississippians

Residents of a neighborhood in Jackson, Mississippi, are confused by bowls of mashed potatoes they're finding on their cars, porches and mailboxes.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 8:52 AM EDT
Customer threw iguana at restaurant manager, police say

Customer threw iguana at restaurant manager, police say

Police say a man accused of throwing an iguana at a manager in an Ohio restaurant has been arrested on charges including animal cruelty.

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 8:52 AM EDT
Colorado city votes to rename 'Swastika Acres' neighborhood

Colorado city votes to rename 'Swastika Acres' neighborhood

City council in votes to drop the name 'Swastika Acres' from a neighborhood.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 8:21 PM EDT
Harvard dorm ends decades-old goat roast tradition

Harvard dorm ends decades-old goat roast tradition

A Harvard University residence hall is ending a decades-old tradition of skinning and barbecuing a goat in the courtyard because of student discomfort and health concerns.

Wednesday, April 17th 2019, 8:21 PM EDT
Oklahoma governor tries 'American Ninja Warrior' course

Oklahoma governor tries 'American Ninja Warrior' course

Oklahoma's new Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt is taking a shot at the "American Ninja Warrior" obstacle course outside the state Capitol in Oklahoma City.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 3:02 PM EDT
Police: Pair made laxative cookies for striking workers

Police: Pair made laxative cookies for striking workers

Authorities in Ohio say a couple made laxative-laced cookies for striking school employees because they were tired of noise coming from the picket line near their home.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 2:53 PM EDT
Girl not amused by 'SNL' joke about her disabled pet chicken

Girl not amused by 'SNL' joke about her disabled pet chicken

A Vermont girl isn't happy that her disabled pet chicken was joked about on 'Saturday Night Live'.

Tuesday, April 16th 2019, 10:43 AM EDT
100-year-old yoga instructor keeps moving, dancing

100-year-old yoga instructor keeps moving, dancing

A 100-year-old yoga instructor has no plans to stop practicing and teaching.

Monday, April 15th 2019, 10:53 AM EDT
Police: Man buys $8 million island then steals from Kmart

Police: Man buys $8 million island then steals from Kmart

Police in Florida say a man who bought an $8 million island off Key West is accused in a scheme to steal $300 in household items from Kmart.

Sunday, April 14th 2019, 3:43 PM EDT
Woman lived to 99 with most organs on wrong side of body

Woman lived to 99 with most organs on wrong side of body

A woman in Oregon lived to age 99 with all her internal organs except or her heart on the wrong side.

Saturday, April 13th 2019, 8:11 PM EDT
Police: Firefighter went into store nude on dare to buy soda

Police: Firefighter went into store nude on dare to buy soda

A Massachusetts firefighter police say walked nude into a Rhode Island convenience store on a dare has been placed on leave.

Saturday, April 13th 2019, 7:32 AM EDT
DeGeneres surprises teachers from viral baby-boom photo

DeGeneres surprises teachers from viral baby-boom photo

A baby boom at a Kansas elementary school has caught the attention of Ellen DeGeneres.

Friday, April 12th 2019, 3:33 PM EDT
Mistrial declared for man who snapped $4.5M statue's thumb

Mistrial declared for man who snapped $4.5M statue's thumb

A jury was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a Delaware man who admitted he broke a thumb off a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum.

Friday, April 12th 2019, 2:03 PM EDT
Police: Man wakes to stranger sleeping on his kitchen floor

Police: Man wakes to stranger sleeping on his kitchen floor

Police say a Pennsylvania man awoke to find a stranger sleeping on his kitchen floor surrounded by torn-up sanitary napkins.

Friday, April 12th 2019, 12:21 PM EDT
Bad idea: Pouring gas on wet ballfield, setting it on fire

Bad idea: Pouring gas on wet ballfield, setting it on fire

Authorities say it could cost over $50,000 to repair a Connecticut baseball diamond where somebody dumped gasoline and set it on fire to dry out the infield.

Friday, April 12th 2019, 11:22 AM EDT
Event at Mary Baldwin Aims to Empower Women

Event at Mary Baldwin Aims to Empower Women

An event at Mary Baldwin University in Staunton aimed to empower women in their careers and their lives.

Greene County Works to Balance Budget, Community Members Raise Concerns

Greene County Works to Balance Budget, Community Members Raise Concerns

Greene County leaders have worked out a solution to balance a budget that initially projected a funding shortfall of nearly $7 million.

CRB Members Say Scheduling Meetings with Chief Brackney Proves Difficult

CRB Members Say Scheduling Meetings with Chief Brackney Proves Difficult

Charlottesville's Police Civilian Review Board is working to become a more effective oversight board, but members say it's running into some complications.

Albemarle County Considers Making Changes to Homestay Classifications

Albemarle County Considers Making Changes to Homestay Classifications

Changes could soon be coming to Albemarle County homestays, including bed and breakfasts and Airbnbs.

Pipeline Challenge Submitted to Federal Appeals Court on Behalf of Staunton

Pipeline Challenge Submitted to Federal Appeals Court on Behalf of Staunton

Six months after City Council voted to authorize participation in a challenge to the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a brief has been filed on behalf of Staunton in a federal appeals court.

Augusta County Aims to Make Rt. 250 Connector More Reliable

Augusta County Aims to Make Rt. 250 Connector More Reliable

The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission is working to make the Route 250 connector more reliable.