Vermont bistro scolded for removing its bacon sign

|Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

A Vermont restaurant that removed a bacon advertisement called insensitive to vegans and Muslims is being criticized for doing so.

Woman accused of setting fire with burned bacon

|Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend's house will stand trial on arson charges.

State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Have you ever been hurt in a company softball or kickball game? The South Carolina Supreme Court says you may be entitled to workers' compensation.

Long Island police seek forklift thief

|Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Authorities on Long Island are asking for the public's help in finding a forklift thief.

Swedish city plays 'Schindler's List' to Nazis

|Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Neo-Nazis rallying in the Swedish city of Norrkoping have been greeted by the theme song from "Schindler's List" ringing from the bells of city hall.

Soggy start: Burning Man crews stuck at Wal-Mart

| |Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Ah, Burning Man, the annual weeklong rave that draws thousands of free-thinkers to a remote spot in the Nevada desert. It's a festival so remote and bizarre that the only limit to free expression is imagination ... and that dust that always gets into the electronics.

Crested Butte to be Bud Light's 'Whatever' town

|Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" — a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign.

New York meat truck driver charged in stinky spill

|Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

State authorities have charged the driver of a truck that lost part of its load of expired meat outside an upstate New York mall, resulting in some irate motorists whose vehicles drove over the stinky spill.

Bear heads stolen from remote Maine cabin

|Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

The person who broke into an off-the-grid cabin in remote western Maine didn't get away with money, jewelry or other valuables. Police say the thief took a pair of bear heads.

Dead dogs wrapped in plastic left on city streets

|Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Residents in an Atlanta neighborhood say they're alarmed after recent discoveries of dead dogs wrapped in plastic which have been left on roadsides.