Police: Newborn's dad sold heroin in hospital maternity ward

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he sold heroin in the hospital maternity ward room where people were visiting his newborn daughter.

Police: Man accused of fake ID use found hiding in trash can

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of trying to rent a car in Delaware using fake identification was caught hiding in a trash can.

Alaska rescue group takes in alligator that outgrew bathtub

WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — It was an odd day for one Alaska animal control officer who took a call about an alligator outgrowing its bathtub.

Student's yearbook photo rejected because he's holding gun

STANDISH, Maine (AP) — A Maine high school has rejected a student's submitted yearbook photo because it shows him holding a shotgun.

Police video shows large bear peering into shop windows

KINGS BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A very large bear-about-town was spotted peering into shop windows in a California tourist community on Lake Tahoe.

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Correction: Robbers Dressed As Nuns story

TANNERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — In a story Oct. 17 about two women charged in a bank robbery, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the number of New Jersey banks the women were charged with robbing. They were charged with robbing one bank in New Jersey, not two.

Police: Unpaid $7 Waffle House bill leads to ID theft ring

PEARL RIVER, La. (AP) — Louisiana police say an unpaid $7 Waffle House bill has led them to make two arrests and break a Los Angeles-based identity theft ring.

NYC water main breaks, sending geyser blasting onto house

NEW YORK (AP) — Public works crews have repaired a broken water main that caused a geyser to erupt from the ground in front of a New York City home.

Robbers with hunting knives demand $1 from store, then flee

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Two young men made an unusually small request as they robbed a store in Massachusetts by demanding a single dollar in their robbery.

For ornery shelter cats, 2nd chance is a job chasing mice

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gary wasn't used to being around people. He didn't like being touched or even looked at. If anyone came too close, he'd lash out.


Bush's Super Bowl socks to be auctioned by Catholic diocese

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The New England Patriots may have left Super Bowl LI with the Lombardi Trophy, but someone else is going home with presidential socks.

Newlyweds' pot-bellied pig gets second reprieve from borough

LEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania borough has granted a second reprieve to a newly married couple fighting for the right to keep their pet pot-bellied pig.

Baltimore workers remove "fatberg" of grease from sewer pipe

BALTIMORE (AP) — A "fatberg" that may have taken beyond half a century to grow below Baltimore has been removed.

Newspaper lands easy scoop: Corvette crashes into its office

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey newspaper has scored an easy scoop.

Sweet Surrender: Detroit-area man arrested with doughnuts

REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 21-year-old man wanted for probation violations surrendered at a suburban Detroit police station — with a dozen doughnuts for officers.

Curiosity does in bear cubs after escape from wildlife park

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Two bear cubs that escaped from a South Dakota wildlife park didn't get far, due in part to their curiosity.

Police round up unusual suspect: young bull on soccer field

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have rounded up an unusual suspect — a young bull on a soccer field.

New York City police pursue unusual Brooklyn suspect: a cow

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have been pursuing an unusual suspect — a cow on a Brooklyn soccer field.

Man vows he's penniless in court; deputies find $4K on him

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio defendant who vowed he was penniless and couldn't pay a fine now faces a big one after deputies escorting him from court found he had over $4,000 in his clothes.

Cops: Man tried to rob market to get money for drug fines

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania man broke into a market so he could get money to pay his court fines for marijuana possession.