Giraffes on a plane? Most Wanted list released

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Have you seen a man who loaded live giraffes into a Tanzanian military plane for delivery to Qatar? If so Interpol would like to speak with you.

Lost New Mexico kitten ends up in Maine

|Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

A New Mexico woman's missing kitten has been located in Maine, although exactly how the feline made the 2,300-mile trip remains a mystery.

Thai leader pats reporter on head, tugs his ear

|Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Thailand's military-installed prime minister, known for scolding journalists, is trying a new tack: patting their heads and tugging their ears.

Oregon festival's giant nutcracker: 41 feet

|Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Sponsors of the annual holiday festival near Roseburg have commissioned a whopper of a centerpiece — a wooden nutcracker intended to stand 41 feet tall, weigh more than 16,000 pounds and work its jaw with enough force to crush coconuts.

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.