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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is borrowing more than $300 million to renovate its statehouse, but some of the work to clear old items out is being done by prison inmates. Department of Corrections spokesman Matt Schuman said Tuesday the inmates are working as part of the state...
ALLYN, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say an altercation over a dead raccoon led to a shooting in rural Washington state. Mason County sheriff's Lt. Travis Adams tells Seattle news station KOMO-TV ( https://goo.gl/aYfZgc ) that a man was walking along a highway Sunday dragging the...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say they have arrested an elderly man for allegedly setting up an improvised firing range on his balcony in a densely populated area and using guns he owned illegally for target practice. A police statement Tuesday says one of the handgun shots...
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina couple is looking for some bigger baby clothes after their son was born at a whopping 14.4 pounds. WLTX-TV reports ( http://on.wltx.com/2sXwYoQ ) that Colin Austin Keisler was born by cesarean section at a hospital in Lexington. The baby...
SUNAPEE, N.H. (AP) — An 80-year-old New Hampshire woman fought off a rabid bobcat with the help of her two dogs and her gardening sickle. Elsie Dabrowski says she was gardening Sunday at her Sunapee home when the animal attacked , biting her face, arm and back. She says her only...
BERLIN (AP) — A group of Berlin police officers helping with security ahead of next week's Group of 20 summit in Hamburg has been sent home after some reportedly partied excessively at the barracks where they were staying. More than 220 officers were sent back to the German...
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Police say a motorcycle officer who stopped a driver for speeding on a suburban highway north of Atlanta had an 'extraterrestrial encounter' — sort of. George Gordon, a spokesman for police in Alpharetta, says that when the officer pulled the man over...
GLEN ROCK, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania town councilman who broadcasts taps at his home through loudspeakers every night must limit the activity. The York Dispatch reports ( http://bit.ly/2td1f5D ) the Glen Rock Borough Council voted Wednesday to restrict Councilman Joshua Corney's...
BOSTON (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration says a roughly 20-pound live lobster was spotted in a person's luggage at Boston's Logan International Airport. TSA spokesman Michael McCarthy said Monday that the lobster found Sunday in the passenger's checked luggage at...