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Woman: Backyard near turnpike is not a rest stop

|Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

A Pennsylvania woman says she can see drivers who pull off the side of a highway relieving themselves near her backyard, and state police have been asked to increase patrols.

Police, Pennsylvania farmer seeking missing bull

|Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

It's no bull.

2 police cars collide when officer runs red light

|Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014

Authorities say a Syracuse city police officer was looking at the computer inside his patrol car when he ran a red light and collided with an unmarked police vehicle.

Legal marijuana milestone heads for Seattle museum

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

The first recreational marijuana sold legally in Seattle will be put on display at the city's Museum of History and Industry after a woman donated part of her purchase Tuesday.

Arizona bands finds wallet in Texas, locates owner

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

A band known as The Black Moods apparently pulled off a good deed.

170-foot ketchup bottle for sale in Illinois

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Would you relish having a towering ketchup bottle? That emblem of roadside Americana could be yours if you fork over enough money.

Police probing switch of flags on Brooklyn Bridge

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Police are searching for four or five people they believe scaled to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge's two towers in the dead of night, disabled lights illuminating two large American flags and then replaced the flags with bleached-white ones.

Pennsylvania man convicted in 'leftover' pot trial

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

A northwestern Pennsylvania man has been convicted of possessing five pounds of marijuana and at least 10 live marijuana plants that he claimed were merely "leftovers" from a police raid on his home two years earlier.

Driver stops to help ducklings, gets ticket

|Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

A New Hampshire woman who called police after stopping in a highway median to help some stranded ducklings plans to fight a $44 ticket.

T-shirt typo turns heads at Mandela bicycle ride

| |Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014

Nelson Mandela had a way with words, but not quite like this.