Fla. man suffers burns lighting Halloween display

Updated 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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 10 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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Apple maps route to AK airport runway reactivated

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Megan Wood

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - To the chagrin and worry of Alaska transportation officials, Apple reactivated maps app directions Friday that guide drivers to the edge of a runway instea..
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3 human heads found in western Mexico

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

MORELIA, Mexico (AP) - Police found three human heads Thursday in a roundabout near a small town in western Mexico where "self-defense" vigilantes have clashed with drug trafficker..
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Authorities seize 88 sick, malnourished cats

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say they seized 88 sick and malnourished cats from an Ann Arbor-area home in a suspected hoarding case.    The Humane So..
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Doctor wants 'regrow' a finger with technology

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Brad Wilson

DELRAY BEACH (CBSMiami) — It’s being called a medical marvel. A south Florida doctor used a unique procedure to actually grow back a man’s finger that a horse bit..
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Human foot washes ashore at San Francisco beach

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Authorities say a human foot in a running shoe has washed ashore on San Francisco's Ocean Beach with no sign of the rest of the body.    The Nat..
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Fort Pierce chimp wins $10,000 art contest

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) - A Fort Pierce chimpanzee is now a prize-winning artist.    Cheetah won $10,000 for the Save the Chimps sanctuary where he lives by winning a..
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Man using cluster balloons lands in Newfoundland

Updated 10 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

YORK HARBOUR, Newfoundland (AP) - A balloonist who tried to cross the Atlantic Ocean using hundreds of helium-filled balloons is heading home after landing in Newfoundland, far sho..
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Study: smaller testicles may mean a more-involved dad

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Megan Wood

(CNN) A new study from the National Academy of Sciences suggests that dad's with smaller testicles are more likely to be nurturing to their babies. Researchers used an MRI to study..
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110 lb. pet tortoise enjoys long walks in the park

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

HOUSTON- What started out as a small gift from a high school boyfriend, turned into a 110 lb. companion. Turbo, a 13-year-old African spur thigh tortoise, takes regular walks with ..
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Man killed by remote control helicopter in NY park

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Megan Wood

NEW YORK (AP) - A teenager operating a remote control helicopter in a New York City park has been struck in the head by it and killed.    Police say 19-year-old Roma..
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1,200 Calif. chickens to retire on the East Coast

Updated 11 months ago   
By: Chel Bell

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Their egg-laying days behind them, some 1,200 Northern California chickens are heading for a cozy retirement on the East Coast, where they will live outsi..
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