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'Pilfered' pumpkins end up pleasing pigs' palates

'Pilfered' pumpkins put to use pleasing pigs' palates in New Hampshire after misunderstanding

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election

Heads or tails? Coin-toss winner chosen mayor of small town in Peru

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Bank robber who bummed cigarette gets 10 years

Pennsylvania bank robber who bummed cigarette during escape gets 10 years in prison

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Man's ashes to be scattered in fireworks display

Missouri funeral director sending dad's ashes out with a bang as part of fireworks display

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Woman says she sold pot to help raise grandkids

Woman, 65, pleads guilty to selling marijuana, says she needed the money to raise grandkids

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 12:30pm EDT

Wildlife rehab for bear found in Oregon drugstore

Bear cub found in Oregon drugstore goes to wildlife rehab; goal is to release it back to wild

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 11:30am EDT

Nebraska trucker returns bull mastiff to Arizona

Nebraska trucker takes lost bull mastiff on a long haul back to her family in Arizona

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 11:30am EDT

Pennsylvania man in trouble for painting Main St

Western Pennsylvania man in trouble for painting 25 mph speed limit on town's Main Street

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 10:00am EDT

Bobcat that escaped from New Jersey home captured

Elusive pet bobcat recaptured after escaping from its southern New Jersey home

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 08:30am EDT

The lamest excuses for missing work

A new survey shows that people come up with some seriously sad excuses for missing work.

Thursday - 10/23/2014, 06:00am EDT

Store clerk tells bandit to bug off with spray can

Pennsylvania convenience store clerk gets bandit to bug off by spraying her with insecticide

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 09:00pm EDT

New Mexico man's typo costs him thousands on bill

New Mexico man's typo costs him thousands on electric bill; company says refund may take weeks

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home

Elusive pet bobcat again escapes from its southern New Jersey home, darts into wooded area

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 10:50am EDT

Macedonia police: Man robs graves for gold teeth

Pulling teeth: Cemetery guard in Macedonia robs graves to steal dentures, gold fillings

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 10:40am EDT

Convicted murderer sues state over prison porn ban

Convicted murderer sues Connecticut, saying its ban on porn in prison violates his rights

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 10:40am EDT

Chicago man to president: 'Don't touch my girlfriend'

A passer-by got off a pretty good crack at President Obama during early voting Monday in Chicago -- but the president came back even funnier.

Wednesday - 10/22/2014, 03:36am EDT

Pittsburgh wins Gawker.com ugliest accent tourney

Pittsburgh wins 'ugliest accent' tournament as voted on by readers of Gawker.com

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 06:47pm EDT

Super drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar

Michigan sheriff: Super drunk driver arrested after she mistook Van Buren County jail for bar

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 06:45pm EDT

Man accused of stealing restaurant's plumbing

Man accused of stealing plumbing pieces from toilets at Florida restaurants

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 06:45pm EDT

Greek bakers encircle monument with ring bread

Greek bakers make 1.35-ton ring bread, plan to encircle ancient grave soon

Tuesday - 10/21/2014, 11:48am EDT
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