California officials are investigating the unauthorized use of a state Department of Justice helicopter by an agent at a high school homecoming football game in Northern California.
A Montana man whose tearful reluctance to rob a pizza restaurant earned him free food apparently made up the sob story that gained him the clerk's sympathy.
A Russian judge has been fired after he caught 40 winks in court and then sentenced an outraged defendant to five years in prison.
A conversation with two passengers landed a Florida tow truck driver in jail after his cellphone pocket-dialed 911 and dispatchers listened in.
One very smelly sperm whale secretion may soon make one lucky British beachcomber a very happy man.
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Police say a western Pennsylvania man stopped at a bar and had a beer minutes after he broke out of a police station holding cell after his arrest on an assault charge.
Authorities say they discovered a budding marijuana-growing operation after residents of a Lincoln house called police to report the theft of marijuana pipes.
Aspen city council members are considering a 14 mph speed limit in a residential area of the Colorado mountain town in attempt to get the attention of drivers and have them slow down.
The vandals that damaged a Massachusetts cemetery this week have pleaded "moo."
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Small paintings of gnomes that have popped up on utility poles have become a community sensation in Oakland, prompting Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to say Tuesday that it will keep them in place for now.
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New York City's "Don't Honk" signs are coming down, but it's still against the law to blow a car horn unnecessarily.
The California Highway Patrol is trying to locate a group of drivers who briefly shut down part of a San Francisco Bay area freeway while they performed stunts in the middle of the road.
San Francisco's animal control agency is proving that the print editions of newspapers remain just as vital in the digital age.
San Francisco's animal control agency is relying on donations to solve an unforeseen problem in the digital age _ a shortage of newspapers needed for potty training puppies.
Mourners at a Pennsylvania fast-food fan's funeral wanted him to have it his way, so they arranged for his hearse _ and the rest of the procession _ to make one last drive-thru visit before reaching the cemetery.
Calling all crocodile experts _ South African police say you're needed to help capture thousands of crocs out on the lam.
In Zimbabwe, mopane worms are a staple part of the diet in rural areas and are considered a delicacy in the cities. They can be eaten dry, as crunchy as potato chips, or cooked and drenched in sauce. When harvest season for the worms began recently, I decided to document the process, and I found it somewhat stomach-turning. But the worms can be mighty tasty and they're very nutritious. Here's the scoop on mopane worms.