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NEW YORK (AP) — A turtle found wandering around a busy New York City bus terminal has been reunited with its grateful but sleepy owner. Joe Pentangelo (pehn-TAN'-jeh-loh) says a bus dispatcher summoned police Sunday after the rambling reptile was found on a roadway inside the...
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian border police have confiscated thousands of packs of cigarettes which apparently were dropped in a field from a powered hang glider. The Interior Ministry said Monday that police discovered 10 boxes containing 5,000 packets of Chinese-produced...
BANGKOK (AP) — Election officials in northern Thailand think they can buy off a gang of monkey vandals with fresh fruit and vegetables, after about 100 macaques tore up voter lists publicly posted ahead of next month's referendum on a proposed constitution. District official...
SEATTLE (AP) — Police have arrested a man after he spent nearly 12 hours perched in a tree in Seattle. KOMO-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/29TPCI7 ) the man climbed onto the roof of an apartment building in the Lake City neighborhood at about 2:45 a.m. Sunday. He then crawled across...
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A white-bearded North Carolina man has won the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest. Dave Hemingway — a 65-year old from Macon, North Carolina who is no relation to the famed literary figure — won the contest Saturday night at Sloppy Joe's Bar. It is the...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says it's looking for a man who has cost the service about $500,000 after responding to nearly 30 of his fake distress calls. In a press release published Friday, the Coast Guard says the 28 calls have originated from around the area of...
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A woman who drove her husband's body on a days-long traveling wake in Alaska and used ice from canneries to keep him cold is not accused of breaking any laws. Officers responded to a call last week to find the body of a 78-year-old man inside an aluminum...
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska woman who drove her husband's body on a days-long traveling wake and used ice from local canneries to keep him cold is not accused of breaking any laws. Officers responded to a call last week to find the body of a 78-year-old man inside an...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol officials say two Canadian teenagers were briefly apprehended after they accidentally crossed the U.S. border into Montana while playing the game "Pokemon Go." Border Patrol Agent John South says the teens were engrossed and wandered into...