Man fined $525 for drink refill at SC hospital

|Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

A man who helped himself to a refill of his 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital found it cost a lot more than he expected when he was fined $525.

Easter butter lamb gets 'pardon' at Buffalo market

|Thursday, Apr. 17, 2014

There's at least one butter lamb in Buffalo that won't be going under the knife this Easter.

Did a German shepherd get called to jury duty?

|Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Could this prospective juror take a bite out of crime?

Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine

|Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.

Obama cuts sentence with typo, plans more clemency

| |Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

President Barack Obama on Tuesday cut prison time for a drug convict sentenced to more than three extra years because of a typographical error in a court order.

Male cop dresses as Amish woman to stop flasher

| |Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

A western Pennsylvania police officer says he spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.

Maine animal shelter buried under carrot avalanche

|Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014

A Maine animal shelter has so many carrots it doesn't know what to do.

Police: Man comes to courthouse in stolen car

|Monday, Apr. 14, 2014

Police say a man was arrested after using a stolen car to get to a court appearance in California.

After attack, officials kill 5 bears in Florida

|Monday, Apr. 14, 2014

After a bear mauled a woman in the driveway of her suburban Florida home, dragging her four feet before she escaped, wildlife officials said Monday that they had killed five of the animals, who had become dangerously accustomed to humans.

Water tower design decried as ugly, gets 2nd look

|Monday, Apr. 14, 2014

A Michigan community's selection of a water tower design that prompted some city council opposition and online backlash is getting another look.