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SYDNEY (AP) — Outback police have arrested a 12-year-old boy who was almost a third of his way toward driving solo across Australia. The unlicensed boy had driven more than 1,300 kilometers (800 miles) from his home in Kendall on the east coast when he was stopped by traffic...
BELFAST, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine have picked up some adorable intruders after two miniature goats escaped from their home and wandered the streets. A Belfast police officer responded Sunday morning to find the pygmy goats in a woman's garage. They had been snacking on cat...
MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) — A food company is recalling frozen hash browns from stores in nine states because the potatoes may have pieces of golf balls in them. McCain Foods USA's recall notice said the golf balls apparently were "inadvertently harvested" along with the potatoes and...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — It wasn't a 10-speed, but a bank robber in Puerto Rico was still able to elude police Friday by fleeing on a bicycle. Authorities said the unidentified suspect stole some $3,000 from Banco Popular after handing a teller a note that suggested he was...
VIENNA (AP) — He who burps loudest laughs best — at least in this case. Nearly a year after a policeman ticketed Edin Mehic for loudly belching next to him, the Vienna bartender has won his appeal. Mehic was fined 70 euros ($75) for a sonorous post-kebab burp next to the officer...
YEADON, Pa. (AP) — Police are trying to determine who shipped 10 pounds of marijuana from California to a pastor in the Philadelphia suburbs. Yeadon police tell WTXF-TV ( http://bit.ly/2pJoU9o ) the drugs arrived Thursday, in bundles stuffed into a plastic bucket inside a...
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has pleaded guilty to selling unused burial plots that had already been purchased by other people and pocketing the cash. Prosecutors say 71-year-old John Hughes was sentenced Thursday to two years of probation, the first three months of...
ROSEVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Warming up your car in the driveway might be a Michigan winter tradition, but a judge says it's not legal in a Detroit suburb if no one's behind the wheel. Nick Taylor challenged a $125 ticket in court Thursday and lost. His lawyer, Nicholas Somberg, says...
MARION, Ill. (AP) — The flip of a coin has decided the next leader of a tiny town in southern Illinois after an election earlier this month ended in a tie. Williamson County Clerk Amanda Barnes says Bryan Riekena let fellow candidate Tammy O'Daniell-Howell choose heads or tails...