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Authorities: Woman who posed as lawyer almost became partner

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman used forged documents to pretend to be a lawyer for a decade and was in line to be named partner when her fraud was …

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Belligerent birds chase people at central Florida park

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say some out-of-control birds are chasing people and tying up traffic at a central Florida park.

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Seattle police corral goats running through neighborhood

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police got their goats, corralling a group of 10 that had managed to get loose from a yard in the city's Beacon Hill ne…

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200 hens poached from California farm weeks before Easter

SEBASTOPOL, Calif. (AP) — Less than two weeks before Easter, a Northern California farmer says someone stole more than 200 of his hens that la…

March 26, 2015 11:07 am(0)

Loose police horse briefly on patrol in downtown Cleveland

Loose police horse briefly on patrol in downtown Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — A loose police horse conducted an unscheduled patrol through downtown Cleveland before officers recaptured it.

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Publicly funded Vermont candidate sued over email worth $255

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont attorney general's office has sued a publicly financed lieutenant governor candidate accused of campaign fi…

March 25, 2015 5:59 pm(0)

Feel-good tale: Man gets $7M lottery ticket in get-well card

NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man recovering from surgery has won $7 million off a lottery ticket tucked into his get-well card.

March 25, 2015 11:37 am(0)

Tough Jam: Cubs pitcher winds up at wrong park, misses start

Tough Jam: Cubs pitcher winds up at wrong park, misses start

Some pitchers have trouble finding the plate. Edwin Jackson of the Chicago Cubs had a much bigger problem: He couldn't find the ballpark.

March 25, 2015 9:57 am(0)

New Hampshire lawmakers honor students after raptor debacle

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Lawmakers on Wednesday passed a resolution formally encouraging student participation in state government even as the leg…

March 25, 2015 9:52 am(0)

Cops: Man left behind credit card used to jimmy garage door

WEST SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) — State police in Pennsylvania say a trespassing suspect used his own credit card to jimmy open a garage door, then lef…

March 25, 2015 7:11 am(0)

Elephant hauler gets stuck; pachyderms keep truck upright

Elephant hauler gets stuck; pachyderms keep truck upright

POWHATAN, La. (AP) — Louisiana authorities responding to a tractor-trailer stuck on the muddy shoulder of a highway were astounded to see what…

March 24, 2015 10:57 pm Photos

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Cardboard 'Most Interesting Man' fails as carpool-lane ruse

Cardboard 'Most Interesting Man' fails as carpool-lane ruse

FIFE, Wash. (AP) — A Washington State Patrol trooper says it's by far the best carpool scam he's seen, but it didn't work.

March 24, 2015 7:09 pm(0)

Man arrested in courthouse for missing jury duty 11 times

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who skipped out on jury duty 11 times in the last two years has been arrested inside a courthouse whil…

March 24, 2015 4:06 pm(0)

Reward offered in Southern California pelican shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who shot a brown pelica…

March 24, 2015 2:29 pm(0)

Privacy and private parts: Nude neighbor exposes law's limit

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Charlotte man who has continually irritated his neighbors by standing naked in the front door of his home has exposed…

March 24, 2015 2:18 pm(0)

Maine police track suspect through social media messages

FAIRFIELD, Maine (AP) — A Maine man who'd been wanted by police for several weeks made a couple of critical mistakes that led to his capture —…

March 24, 2015 6:10 am(0)

Dog gets paw stuck in treadmill in New Jersey

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A dog escaped injury after getting a paw stuck in a treadmill in a New Jersey home.

March 24, 2015 5:51 am(0)

Cow in Northeast Texas defies odds, gives birth to 4 calves

Cow in Northeast Texas defies odds, gives birth to 4 calves

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A cow in Northeast Texas has apparently defied great odds and given birth to four calves that have been named Eeny, Meen…

March 24, 2015 4:21 am(0)

David Copperfield's rooftop pool ruptures, floods penthouse

NEW YORK (AP) — Now you see it, now you don't.

March 22, 2015 12:44 pm(0)

Boston Yeti selling swag to benefit MSPCA's animals in need

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Yeti is using its newfound notoriety to help some fellow furry friends.

March 22, 2015 8:36 am(0)

Man stung 100s of times in bee attack at Utah baseball game

ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) — A bee attack during a baseball game in St. George forced players and spectators to flee and sent one man to the hospital.

March 21, 2015 4:07 pm(0)

Me-roar: Gaza Strip family buys 2 lion cubs as unusual pets

RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — These aren't your typical kittens.

March 21, 2015 12:07 pm(0)

Top New Hampshire lawmaker wants apology on abortion comment

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's House speaker on Friday called on a state representative to apologize for invoking abortion during the de…

March 20, 2015 2:21 pm(0)

Teachers take 1,000 apples to New York governor in protest

Teachers take 1,000 apples to New York governor in protest

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Teachers from an apple-growing region in New York have delivered 1,000 of them to Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) to protest…

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Police impersonator who pulled over real cop gets probation

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who pulled over a detective while impersonating a police officer has been sentenced to 18 months of probation a…

March 20, 2015 10:38 am(0)

Smell like a Whopper: Burger King will sell cologne in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — For hamburger aficionados who want the smell even when they can't get a bite, Burger King is putting the scent into a limited-edi…

March 20, 2015 6:36 am(0)

Burglary 101: Don't pocket-dial 911 in the act

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota say three would-be burglars picked the wrong time to pocket-dial 911.

March 19, 2015 3:38 pm(0)

Toddler survives near-drowning after 101 minutes of CPR

Toddler survives near-drowning after 101 minutes of CPR

In a survival story his doctors call extraordinary, a 22-month-old Pennsylvania boy whose lifeless body was pulled from an icy creek was reviv…

March 19, 2015 3:22 pm(0)

Man errantly invited to bachelor party is told: Come anyway!

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — You've heard of wedding crashers. Joey DiJulio is a bachelor party crasher, of sorts.

March 19, 2015 2:59 pm(0)

New Hampshire students' hawk bill provokes abortion comment

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A civics lesson took an unexpected turn for a group of New Hampshire fourth-graders when a lawmaker brought the abortion …

March 19, 2015 2:43 pm(0)

Phoenix Zoo discovers 2-year-old bear is female, not male

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Zoo is fessing up to what it calls an "embearassing" mistake regarding one of its animals.

March 19, 2015 11:59 am(0)

Stolen vehicle driven to State Patrol office in Bellevue

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — Washington State Troopers arrested a 36-year-old man who they say drove a stolen car into their parking lot at a distri…

March 19, 2015 11:07 am(0)

Trendy California creation: Pop Tart doughnut

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Southern California doughnut shop has come up with yet another guilty pleasure gone viral: a gigantic doughnut stuffed with…

March 18, 2015 4:47 pm(0)

Farming town disrupted by melee that included chain saw

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — The quiet of Big Sandy's block-long commercial district was disrupted one afternoon this week when two vehicles sped…

March 18, 2015 4:26 pm(0)

NY county gets 2nd $100M-plus lottery winner in 3 months

MONTICELLO, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York county of 76,000 people has gotten its second $100 million-plus Mega Millions jackpot winner in th…

March 18, 2015 10:39 am(0)

Runaway beer keg no lucky charm for Indiana teenager

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana teenager's luck has apparently run out after a runaway beer keg on St. Patrick's Day caught the attention o…

March 18, 2015 10:28 am(0)

Missing South Carolina cat found 2 years later in California

Missing South Carolina cat found 2 years later in California

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A cat that vanished in South Carolina two years ago is going home after ending up nearly 2,000 miles away in Southern…

March 18, 2015 10:30 am Photos

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DNA tests help California shelter speed up dog adoptions

DNA tests help California shelter speed up dog adoptions

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A quarter of the dogs taken in by one California animal shelter look like Chihuahuas. So how do you make a pet stand out wh…

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Mayor once called jerk: Public questions now OK at meetings

EVESHAM, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey mayor who banned the public from asking questions at township council meetings after he was called a jerk ha…

March 18, 2015 6:07 am(0)

Nevada bill would allow sick pets to use medical marijuana

Nevada bill would allow sick pets to use medical marijuana

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Pets might soon be able to use pot under a bill introduced Tuesday in the Nevada Legislature.

March 17, 2015 7:29 pm(0)

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