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Police: In cold, escaped inmate turns himself in

Kentucky inmate escapes but finds himself in bitter cold; police say he turns himself back in

Friday - 01/10/2014, 07:04pm EST

Texas firefighter uses beer to put out tire blaze

Off-duty Houston firefighter uses beer to put out truck tire blaze; rig was hauling the brew

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 09:50pm EST

Arizona officials seize 2 tigers from backyards

Arizona officials seize 2 tigers being kept in backyards in Phoenix area; owner faces citation

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 09:40pm EST

Diapers in dump truck trigger radioactive alarms

Austrian hazmat unit called in as adult diapers in dump truck trigger radioactive alarms

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 09:40pm EST

Pair accused of smuggling rare Brazilian snake

Utah pair accused of illegally importing rare snake from Brazil, breeding it to make money

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 07:28pm EST

It's even too cold for polar bears in Chicago

Chicago's resident polar bear is even staying inside as temperatures sink to record lows

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 04:30pm EST

Wild star Zach Parise and wife welcome twins

Twin Cities twins: Parise the latest Minnesota sports star to welcome twins after Twins' Mauer

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 03:22pm EST

Toronto Zoo polar bear cub thriving after rough start (Video)

A tiny polar bear cub is giving the National Zoo's panda cub, Bao Bao, a run in the cuteness department.

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 10:53am EST

Group unveils Satan statue design for Oklahoma

Group unveils design of 7-foot-tall, goat-headed statue of Satan for Oklahoma Capitol grounds

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 08:48am EST

Back to the future? Time travel missing on Twitter

Dr. Who knows? Researchers don't find evidence of time travel on internet, Twitter, Facebook

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 08:20am EST

Homeless Mass. man not hard rock band's drummer

Homeless Mass. man claims to be rock band Whitesnake's drummer; police say it's untrue

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 04:50am EST

Illinois peacock escapes pen, freezes to death

Peacock escapes pen at Chicago-area zoo, freezes to death despite firefighter rescue from tree

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 11:30am EST

NC politician writes resignation letter in Klingon

North Carolina politician pens resignation letter in Klingon tongue from 'Star Trek'

Monday - 01/06/2014, 07:20pm EST

Pope to nuns: Why aren't you answering the phone?

Pope to nuns: Why aren't you answering the phone? Francis cold-calls nuns, gets machine

Saturday - 01/04/2014, 09:40pm EST

Candy-craving thieves flee warehouse empty-handed

Would-be candy swipers flee warehouse of Southern California retro sweets seller empty-handed

Saturday - 01/04/2014, 07:42pm EST

Brain samples stolen from Indiana medical museum

Authorities say man stole brain samples from Indiana medical museum that were sold online

Friday - 01/03/2014, 09:50am EST

Obama gift mistakenly find its way to N. Ill. home

Christmas gift from Obama family mistakenly delivered to northern Illinois home

Friday - 01/03/2014, 09:50am EST

Thief carries 250-pound safe out of Mass. eatery

Thief carries 250-pound safe out of Mass. eatery; owner has since bought even heavier lockbox

Friday - 01/03/2014, 09:50am EST

NY bathers splash into new year with ocean swim

Brave bathers splash into new year with swim in frigid waters off NYC's Coney Island

Friday - 01/03/2014, 08:48am EST

Mummers strut stuff at Philly New Year's parade

Colorfully costumed Mummers strut their stuff at annual New Year's Day parade in Philadelphia

Friday - 01/03/2014, 08:48am EST
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