It’s not the kind of sign you usually see at a park: “”Our deer don’t smoke in your backyard. Please don’t smoke in theirs.”
Four red-necked wallabies made a break for freedom after a gate was left open on the Australia exhibit at a Des Moines zoo.
A Tulsa man remained jailed Monday on a peeping Tom complaint after authorities discovered him inside a septic tank beneath a women’s bathroom at a Sand Springs water park.
A Krause has again won the annual cherry pit spitting contest in southwestern Michigan.
A Northern California roller coaster appears to have been a little too much fun.
Three people who ordered food at a Taco Bell drive-thru in western Michigan got something more valuable: $3,600 in cash.
State police are looking for a landscaper who gave a western Pennsylvania man a sucker bite on his neck after luring the victim into his truck with the promise of a $20 grass-cutting job.
Police say a suspect’s phone call from a convenience store telephone helped them to charge him with stealing $142 worth of change from the business.
Officials have finally identified the culprit behind a 20-hour Internet and cellphone outage last week in northern New Mexico —an eager beaver.
A woman fired three months ago from her library job has been charged with stealing nearly $350,000, mostly in nickel and dime overdue book fines, since 2007.
A two-headed turtle has hatched at the San Antonio Zoo and officials have named her Thelma and Louise.
A South Texas police officer had to deal with some unexpected monkey business as he wrote a speeding ticket.
Parking is such a precious commodity in Boston that one woman was willing to pay $560,000 for two off-street spaces near her home.
Thai police found 14 albino lions imported from Africa and hundreds of other protected animals in a warehouse near Bangkok and have arrested a pet shop owner.
A Texas couple has fulfilled a lifelong dream by visiting Maine to watch the state Legislature at work. Seriously.
Every dog has its day, but few canines get a motorcade on their return home.
Two math-notebook pages recently authenticated as belonging to Abraham Lincoln suggest the 16th president, who was known to downplay his formal education, may have spent more time in school than usually thought.