Man arrested; deputies say he aimed banana at them

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

A man is facing a felony menacing charge after two western Colorado sheriff's deputies say he pointed a banana at them and they thought it was a gun.

Heirloom ring flushed; sewer workers retrieve it

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Pat Hanson of Central Point says she's lost about 10 pounds recently, an aftereffect of a fall, and noticed in church earlier this month that her mother's wedding ring was loose on her finger.

Los Angeles freeway sign unveiled with typo

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

No one noticed the mistake until the morning after the sign was installed above Interstate 710 in Southern California.

In Seattle, tofu turkeys get Thanksgiving pardons

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

As Thanksgiving approaches, Tofurkys in Seattle can breathe easy, even if real turkeys can't.

Ethiopia hopes to set world record for HIV tests

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Ethiopia is attempting to set a world record for the number of HIV tests carried out in one day.

Auction fetches $28K for 1st batch of new bourbon

| |Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

One of Kentucky's newest whiskey makers is making a big splash, fetching more than $28,000 for its first bottle of bourbon.

Ohio family recovers missing Sasquatch statue

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

A southwest Ohio family is searching for Sasquatch no longer.

Houston-area family rescues dog with jug on head

|Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

A stray puppy with a plastic jug stuck on his head has been rescued — and freed from his headpiece.

Police: Stolen guns Facebook posts leads to arrest

|Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

A New Mexico man is facing larceny charges after Albuquerque police say he posted Facebook photos of stolen guns from an unsolved burglary.

Iowa woman locked up after locked out of home

|Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Police say an Iowa woman who was locked out of her apartment has been locked up after officers who helped her regain entry found pot plants and drug paraphernalia inside.