When pigs fly? Not on this US Airways plane

|Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

This was a pig that truly could not fly.

NY dinner puts wealthy and homeless at same tables

| |Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Some well-off Manhattan residents paid $100 each Friday for the honor of eating a candlelit holiday dinner with homeless people at a church, an intersection of two worlds that left one down-on-his luck man thinking the seemingly impossible might happen.

In Wisconsin, Black Friday shoppers come for beer

| |Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Some people wait for hours in the cold to buy cheap televisions or video games. People in Wisconsin do it for beer.

Payroll boss on vacation, Black Friday checks late

|Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

About 1,200 government employees in a northeastern Pennsylvania county are getting their Black Friday paychecks late because the person in charge of payroll went on vacation and didn't approve an electronic transfer.

Police: Man held after choking neighbor's loud dog

|Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

New Hampshire police say a man who broke into his neighbor's apartment to silence a barking dog ended up getting bitten and arrested.

Cops: Beau who ate holiday meal early gets stabbed

|Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Police say a Pennsylvania woman chased her boyfriend around a dining room and stabbed him in the chest because he started eating Thanksgiving dinner while she slept off a bender.

Cops: Woman drops cocaine baggie in police station

|Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Authorities say a woman being cited for public drunkenness in Pennsylvania accidentally dropped a baggie of crack cocaine on the police station floor.

1.2 million Australian Christmas lights set record

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

An Australian lawyer has set a world record by stringing up almost 1.2 million Christmas lights in the center of the national capital.

Oregon police dog fired for poor performance

|Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

A 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but "Cash" just didn't have what it takes.

California Burger King employee finds $100,000

|Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

An assistant manager at a Northern California Burger King found a backpack loaded with about $100,000 in a booth, but so far no one has come forward to claim it.