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New England's tallest lighthouse sells for $78,000

New England's tallest lighthouse, standing 133 feet tall, sells for $78,000 to Maine man

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 07:30pm EDT

UMass starts semester with giant clambake

UMass opens new academic year by serving more than 3,000 New England clambake dinners

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

Police: X-ray shows Utah suspect swallowed stolen ring in attempt to hide it

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase

New Hampshire motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph brags to cops that he hit 185 mph during pursuit

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze

Dog turns on stove, which catches laptop resting on burner on fire and sends smoke out roof

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Penn State student gains rep as squirrel whisperer

Penn State student gains rep as squirrel whisperer for feeding _ and dressing up _ animal

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 07:28pm EDT

1K-pound alligator caught in Alabama sets record

1,000-pound alligator caught in Alabama sets Safari Club International world record

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 05:10pm EDT

3rd tourist cited for flying drone in Yellowstone

Oregon man is 3rd tourist cited for illegally flying drone in Yellowstone National Park

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 10:50am EDT

Community service eyed for Brooklyn Bridge stunt

Judge suggests community service for Russian tourist's Brooklyn Bridge stunt

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 09:50am EDT

Museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton

Philadelphia museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton rediscovered in storage room

Monday - 09/01/2014, 04:34pm EDT

ALS Association debunking fake article spreading online

The ALS Association is trying to get out ahead of a fake article it says is derailing its efforts and confusing a lot of people.

Monday - 09/01/2014, 02:45pm EDT

Zip! Zham! Swirl! Six Flags introduces interactive Batman ride

Thrill-seekers will get the chance to know what it feels like to fly like Batman, thanks to a new roller coaster at a Six Flags in Texas.

Monday - 09/01/2014, 11:56am EDT

Austrian SWAT team raids wrong apartment

Austrian police break down door, wake man at gunpoint _ but oops, wrong apartment!

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 09:30pm EDT

Fairbanks spent $7k defending mayor's $37.50 fine

City of Fairbanks has spent $7,000 defending mayor's $37.50 elections fine

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 08:50pm EDT

Slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake auctioned

Slice of cake from 1981 wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana auctioned for $1,375

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 08:28pm EDT

Shaun the shaggy Aussie sheep finally shorn smooth

Once a woolly wanderer, Shaun the Aussie sheep shorn smooth, but alas, wasn't shaggiest of all

Sunday - 08/31/2014, 08:28pm EDT

Smokey Bear talks marshmallow roasting safety

It's National Marshmallow Day, and the U.S. Forest Service is offering safety tips.

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 11:51pm EDT

Human skull donated to Goodwill store in Texas

Police seek public's help to locate donor of human skull given to Goodwill store in Texas

Saturday - 08/30/2014, 04:00pm EDT

State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

South Carolina Supreme Court: Workers' compensation OK for injuries from company kickball game

Friday - 08/29/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Vermont bistro scolded for removing its bacon sign

Out of frying pan, into fire: Bistro removes bacon sign called rude to vegans, gets criticized

Friday - 08/29/2014, 04:48pm EDT
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