Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A pet bobcat that has repeatedly escaped from its owner's southern New Jersey home is again on the loose.

Stinky seaweed piling up at upscale Laguna Beach

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Warmer water and recent storm swells are to blame for mounds of stinky kelp piling up on the sand in the upscale Southern California resort city of Laguna Beach, scientists say.

New Mexico man's typo costs him thousands on bill

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A New Mexico man says he made an error while paying his electric bill that led him to overpay by thousands of dollars.

Store clerk tells bandit to bug off with spray can

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A western Pennsylvania convenience store clerk told a would-be bandit to bug off by spraying the suspect with a can of insecticide.

Convicted murderer sues state over prison porn ban

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

A convicted murderer sentenced to more than a half-century behind bars is suing the state of Connecticut, saying its ban on pornography in prison violates his constitutional rights.

Woman saved from California chimney, then arrested

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

A woman stuck in the chimney of a Southern California house has been rescued and arrested.

Officials: Dead chickens left at NM cemetery

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Authorities say dead chickens and pigeons are being left at a New Mexico cemetery.

Pittsburgh wins Gawker.com ugliest accent tourney

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Pittsburghers talk funny.

Super drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar

|Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail cell.

Voter records list 73-year-old NYC woman as 164

|Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

A 73-year-old New York woman has discovered her official voter registration card lists her birth year as 1850, aging her by a whopping 91 years.