County forgives $2.4M in bad speed-camera tickets

|Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

A suburban New York county is forgiving $2.4 million in speed camera fines issued in the past month.

Suspicious object turns out to be Star Wars toy

|Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Call Luke Skywalker for backup.

Un-bee-lievable: 50,000 bees living in NYC ceiling

|Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

A New York City woman had some unexpected roommates living in her apartment: 50,000 bees.

Costa Rica angered by Swedish comedy show

| |Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

A Swedish TV network has apologized to Costa Rica for using the Central American country's national anthem to promote a comedy show.

Md. ban on grain alcohol hurts violin makers

|Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Binge drinkers and frat boys aren't the only ones despairing over Maryland's new ban on grain alcohol: Violin makers who used the liquor to make varnish are also affected.

German man evicted for squeaky swing set sex prop

|Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

A German court says a landlady was within her rights to evict a man for persistently using a squeaky swing set in his apartment late at night as a sex prop.

Woman pays fine for climbing into giraffe pen

|Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

A California woman who got kicked in the face after trying to climb into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo has paid a fine and apologized.

Man in mystery selfie comes forward in LA County

|Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

The couple whose selfie was snapped with a Southern California burglary victim's phone has been identified, authorities said Thursday.

Ex-judge must say she's sorry, just not in cuffs

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

A former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice convicted of corruption was spared on Thursday the further embarrassment of having to write her court-ordered apologies to every judge in the state on photos of herself in handcuffs.

Greek archaeology site sparks intense interest

| |Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Archaeologists excavating a large burial mound in northern Greece that has captivated the public's imagination have asked politicians and others seeking guided tours of the site to leave them in peace.