News  /  Features  /  Odds & Ends  / 

Most Recent

Wandering camel, cow, donkey to be featured in live Nativity

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 9:29am

A camel, cow and donkey that were found roaming together along a Kansas road have been booked to appear in a Christmas Nativity scene.

Lonesome duck: Dating ad seeks match for man's grieving bird

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:04am

There's no Tinder for waterfowl, but that didn't stop a Maine bird owner from trying to find a match for a mourning duckling.

Couple who bought $120k banana art sense it will be iconic

Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:34am

A Miami couple who bought a headline-grabbing banana duct-taped to a wall have acknowledged the absurdity of the artwork, but say they believe it will become an icon and plan to gift it to a museum.

Laundromat, car dealership, grotto and pubs used in UK vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 9:57am

Some citizens in the English city of Oxford could have been forgiven for bringing their dirty laundry with them when they went to their polling station to cast their vote in Britain's first December general election in nearly a century.

Ray of festive cheer: Santa feeds the fish in Berlin

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 6:30am

Santa has taken a dive in Berlin.

From Billy Porter to Baby Yoda, here's what you Googled this year

Elizabeth Wolfe and Ralph Ellis, CNN  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:27am

In 2019, people across the country turned to Google for all the answers. Now, Google has unveiled its 2019 Year In Search, a look at the top trending searches of the year.

Oink oink, cha-ching: $3 million found in barrels of pork

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 5:58am

Barrels of raw pork shoulder were riding fat in a tractor trailer pulled over by North Carolina deputies.

Video of a man playing a trumpet while driving on I-15 goes viral

Kelli Pierce, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Dec 5th - 10:09pm

A video taken on I-15 in Lehi shows a man playing a trumpet while he’s behind the wheel, with both of his hands on the instrument and both eyes looking at the sheet music in his lap, with the car speeding forward the entire time.

Citrus spill: Rogue grapefruits halt traffic on Florida road

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:08am

Traffic came to a citrusy standstill when nearly 1,000 grapefruits spilled from a delivery truck onto the Florida Turnpike in Orange County, authorities said.

Sheriff: Woman faked being kidnapped so she could steal car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 4:02am

A North Carolina woman ran to man's house Wednesday to say she had just escaped an attempted kidnapping by a stranger.

Woman accidentally calls DA investigator, gets needed walker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:05pm

An 84-year-old New Mexico woman's misdial meant for a medical supply store went to an investigator in a district attorney's office — and led to a new walker.

Irony? Chicago salt truck slides on ice into Lake Michigan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:57pm

Two Chicago Park District workers escaped without serious injury after the salt truck they were navigating along an icy lakefront bike path slid into Lake Michigan Wednesday morning.

Unlucky for some: Man charged with rigging 10K bingo game

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 5:19am

The luck has ran out for a Louisiana man allegedly caught rigging bingo games to win more than $10,000.

Teen runaway found 'camping' inside Bed, Bath & Beyond

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 4:06am

Employees at a Bed, Bath & Beyond in North Carolina discovered an uninvited sleepover guest hiding in the store when they opened up Monday morning.

Teen runaway found ''camping'' inside Bed, Bath & Beyond

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 2:19pm

Employees at a Bed, Bath & Beyond in North Carolina discovered an uninvited sleepover guest hiding in the store when they opened up.

Kentucky police seize air fryer containing 20 pounds of meth

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 6:50am

It may be the holiday season, but police in Kentucky confiscated an unusual gift being delivered to a Kentucky man's home — a package with about 20 pounds (9 kilograms) of meth that was shipped through the mail inside of an air fryer.

South Carolina law lax on regulating foreign animals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 6:05am

Mobs of kangaroos can roam largely unrestricted in Wisconsin, West Virginia and South Carolina, where state laws don't regulate ownership of the creatures.

Mysterious memorial to 'Lawnmower Man' reappears after theft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 7th - 8:22am

A mysterious memorial dedicated to a New Mexico homeless man who mowed lawns has reappeared after a similar one was stolen.

Palm Beach Sheriff: French bulldogs stolen in 2 burglaries

Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 4th - 7:29am

Investigators in Florida's Palm Beach County are searching for a dog thief targeting a particular high-end breed.