Michigan wins appeal over prisoner's air mattress

|Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

A federal appeals court has deflated a Michigan prisoner's air mattress.

Woman raising grandkids gets prison over pot sales

|Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

A 65-year-old Pennsylvania woman who said she sold marijuana to help raise several grandchildren after her daughter died has been sentenced to 15 to 30 months in state prison.

Bandage DNA leads to arrest in 2-year-old burglary

|Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

State police say DNA taken from an adhesive bandage left at the scene of a Vermont camp break-in two years ago has led to an arrest.

Tenn. police investigate string of whiskey thefts

|Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Police in Middle Tennessee are searching for a whiskey bandit who apparently has a hankering for Crown Royal.

Md. man confesses to setting house fire to TV crew

|Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

A Montgomery County man has been arrested after confessing to a TV news crew that he set a house fire the station was covering.

Judge says crowing Oregon rooster must go

|Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

It was just the first of Mr. Rooster's problems that he was first believed to be a Ms.

Ortiz doll, marathon medal in Boston time capsule

|Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Whoever opens Boston's time capsule in 2114 will find a David Ortiz bobblehead doll and a medal from last year's Boston Marathon.

Cuban couple keeps rodents called hutias as pets

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Some people keep guinea pigs or hamsters as pets.

Give your pet something unexpected over holidays

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Pet owners looking to launch the next Internet sensation or just longing for a new view of their dog's dashing and digging won't have to shop for long to find the perfect holiday gift. Wrap up a dog harness that holds GoPro's durable cameras and watch Frisbee fetch, lazy lap naps and every memory in between come alive.

Washington gun law leads museum to remove rifles

| |Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

A small museum in Washington state is removing World War II-era weapons from an exhibit to avoid having to comply with a new voter-approved law requiring background checks on gun transfers.