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Hunters snag 1K-pound alligator, an Alabama record

|Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

A family battled a 1,000-pound alligator for more than five hours, putting several large hooks into the beast before firing a fatal shotgun blast into the gator's head.

Alabama hunters haul in 1,000-pound alligator

|Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

A group of Alabama hunters are celebrating the catch of a lifetime: A 15-foot-long alligator weighing more than 1,000 pounds.

Captain of the corn maze: Farm honors Derek Jeter

|Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

As far as corny Derek Jeter tributes go, this one will be tough to beat.

Mural collecting dust is William Cumming original

|Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

A large mural that collected dust in barns over the decades before being displayed this month at a fair in Washington state is an original 1941 painting by William Cumming, a member of the Northwest School art movement of the 1930s and '40s, a Seattle art dealer confirmed.

Woman cited for climbing into zoo's giraffe pen

|Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

Police say a California woman was cited after climbing into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo and getting kicked in the face.

US: Living dead man's family must repay benefits

|Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

The government wants to recoup benefits paid to the daughters of a man who was declared legally dead and then turned up alive years later.

Sweet job: England seeks 'choc doc' to study candy

|Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

Is there a doctor of chocolate in the house?

Elderly man unharmed after crashing car into pool

|Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

An 85-year-old man was unharmed Saturday after he crashed his car into a backyard pool, authorities said.

Fla. man asleep at intersection flees police

| |Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014

A sleeping driver awakened by police at a Florida intersection led authorities on a chase before being arrested in a gated community.

Woman reported dead during Michigan flood is alive

|Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014

A woman who city officials said died in massive flooding this week in the Detroit area has a message to share.