Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election

|Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box.

'Pilfered' pumpkins end up pleasing pigs' palates

|Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

A pilfered pumpkin caper in New Hampshire was just a misunderstanding that put some pounds on a passel of pigs.

UK man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

He might have gotten away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card.

Nebraska trucker returns bull mastiff to Arizona

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A dog-loving Nebraska trucker has taken a lost 95-pound bull mastiff on a 1,380-mile trip back to her owners in Arizona.

Woman says she sold pot to help raise grandkids

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A 65-year-old Pennsylvania woman has admitted selling hundreds of pounds of marijuana from her home but says she needed the money to raise several grandchildren after her daughter died.

Man's ashes to be scattered in fireworks display

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A Missouri funeral director is sending his father out with a bang. His father's ashes, anyway.

Wildlife rehab for bear found in Oregon drugstore

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A black bear cub found wandering the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year.

Bobcat that escaped from New Jersey home captured

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A pet bobcat has been recaptured after its latest escape from its owner's southern New Jersey home.

Macedonia police: Man robs graves for gold teeth

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Macedonia may have found its ultimate gold digger.

Pennsylvania man in trouble for painting Main St

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Some people paint the town. A western Pennsylvania man just painted a little stretch of Main Street, and now he's in trouble for it.