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Van passenger impaled by tripod on California freeway

Van passenger impaled by tripod on California freeway


Grumpy Cat, who entertained millions online, dies at age 7

NYPD used Woody Harrelson photo to find lookalike beer thief

My kind of mix-up: $5,760 bottle of wine served by mistake

Retrial planned for man who broke $4.5M statue's thumb

Kitten stowaways found after long journey in steel column

Coin toss settles rare Philippine election tie

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine election officials settled a rare tie in a mayoral race on Friday by tossing a coin.


Authorities: Woman unhappy about birthday attacks boyfriend

WEST NEWTON, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania woman allegedly attacked her boyfriend with a box cutter because no one got her a card, cake or gift on her 55th birthday.


NYPD used Woody Harrelson photo to find lookalike beer thief

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department used a photo of Woody Harrelson in its facial recognition program in an attempt to identify a beer thief who looked like the actor, according to a report published Thursday.


My kind of mix-up: $5,760 bottle of wine served by mistake

LONDON (AP) - A British restaurant has given some customers an unexpected treat, accidentally serving them a 4,500-pound ($5,760) bottle of red wine.


Retrial planned for man who broke $4.5M statue's thumb

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors plan to retry a Delaware man who admitted he broke a thumb off a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum.


Correction: Costly Coffee story

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story May 15 about a California cafe serving what it calls the world's most expensive coffee, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the coffee beans are organic. They are not. The coffee is selling for $75 a cup.


Bird lays eggs on fake turf, displacing soccer teams for now

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — A little birdie has displaced soccer players in New Jersey.


Alligator blocks runway at Air Force base in Florida

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Staff at a U.S. Air Force base in Florida had to bring in a front-end loader to remove an alligator that was lounging on a runway.


Kitten stowaways found after long journey in steel column

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Five kittens that stowed away on a 400-mile trip to San Diego are looking for new homes.


Nebraska farmer cuts off trapped leg using pocket knife

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A farmer says he had to cut off his own mangled leg with a pocket knife after it became trapped in a grain hopper in northeastern Nebraska.


Police: 5-year-old brings crack cocaine to preschool

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police are investigating after a 5-year-old boy brought about two dozen vials of crack cocaine into a preschool at a Roman Catholic church.


Man to stand trial on claims he flushed grandparents' ashes

MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a western Pennsylvania man must stand trial on charges he flushed his grandparents' ashes down a toilet after his mother kicked him out of her home.


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