Images show woman on Chicago train with alligator

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - After tracking down a small alligator skulking in a baggage claim area at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, authorities are now hunting for its traveling compa..
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Funeral home offers military truck for veterans

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

VENICE, Fla. (AP) - A Southwest Florida funeral home is offering an unusual assortment of antique vehicles in place of a hearse for a farewell ride to the cemetery.   &nb..
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Small Tenn. town aims to become the real Rocky Top

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

LAKE CITY, Tenn. (AP) - Despite the famous bluegrass song, Rocky Top, Tenn., has never actually been home sweet home to anyone.    It's not a town at all, but a rock..
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City wants to extend saggy pants rule to women

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) - Women with saggy pants aren't welcome in Opa-Locka.    While the South Florida city banned pants that expose undergarments in 2007, commission..
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Ohio zoo using beagle to detect bear pregnancies

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CINCINNATI (AP) - Zoos around the country will soon find out whether a beagle named Elvis can let them know when their polar bears are pregnant.    The 2-year-old ha..
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Family found living with decomposing body

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOLLY HILL, Fla. (AP) - Police say two adults face charges of child neglect after they and three children were found living in a Holly Hill home with a woman's decomposing body.&nb..
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Red Sox hope to win title at Fenway

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

BOSTON (AP) - Ted Williams never did it. Not Carl Yastrzemski. Not Carlton Fisk. Not even Pedro Martinez and Curt Schilling, who ended The Curse nearly a decade ago but did it on t..
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5 cannons raised from wreck of Blackbeard's ship

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

BEAUFORT, N.C. (AP) - Archeologists in North Carolina have recovered five more cannons from the wreck Blackbeard's flagship, the Queen Anne's Revenge.    The largest..
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Group makes 3D backups of world landmarks

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

LONDON (AP) - We all know to back up our files and photos, but what about our castles and churches?    A nonprofit named CyArk has created digital copies of more tha..
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Mom delivers her own baby on way to Pa. hospital

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) - A woman says she delivered her own baby while her mother was driving her to a Pittsburgh hospital.    Heather Payo tells WPXI-TV (http://bit.ly/..
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Police: Baby found in NY shopping bag born alive

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a dead baby found in a teenage girl's shopping bag at a New York City lingerie store was born alive and then asphyxiated.    Police disclo..
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Fla. man suffers burns lighting Halloween display

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) - A Florida man suffered second-degree burns over roughly half his body after accidentally setting himself on fire while lighting a Halloween display. &nbs..
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Man sprinkles fiancee's ashes at eyewear store

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) - No charges will be filed against a grieving man who sprinkled some of his dead fiancee's ashes near an eyewear store, causing a Florida mall to be evacuated a..
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Study: Oreo cookies as addictive as cocaine

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Research out of Connecticut College shows that “America’s Favorite Cookie” may be as addictive as cocaine. Connecticut College psych..
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NY fights site listing homes for tourists to rent

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) - Each night, people in apartments all over New York City are cleaning up, putting out fresh towels and clearing out - to rent their private space to strangers from a..
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GA school cancels classes because of great weather

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) - The headmaster of a school in Georgia says he plans to cancel classes because of great weather.    Len McWilliams of Calvary Christian School in..
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Chicago burger garnished with communion wafer

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago restaurant has cooked up a controversial burger of the month for October, garnishing it with an unconsecrated communion wafer and a red wine reduction sauc..
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Pills made from poop cure serious gut infections

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

Hold your nose and don't spit out your coffee: Doctors have found a way to put healthy people's poop into pills that can cure serious gut infections - a less yucky way to do "fecal..
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Honorary cat mayor of Alaska town slow to heal

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The popular and oh so social feline mayor of an Alaska town is limited to a life of solitary confinement these days as he slowly recovers from severe wound..
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Wave of jellyfish shuts down Swedish nuke reactor

Updated 12 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

It wasn't a tsunami but it had the same effect: A huge cluster of jellyfish forced one of the world's largest nuclear reactors to shut down - a phenomenon that marine biologists sa..
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