HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - State media in Zimbabwe says a villager fought a crocodile with his bare hands to free his son from its jaws in northeastern rural Mutoko.  ..
MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) - Police in a central Florida city have been issuing scratch-off lottery tickets instead of speeding tickets to Christmas Day travelers. By e..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Police say a man dressed as Santa delivering toys in southeast Washington, D.C., was popped in the back with a pellet gun as he walked down the street and is reco..
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The third baby may very well be the last for a north Florida couple. Son Isaiah Lawrence Johnson was born Friday at Gainesville's UF Shan..
CHICAGO (AP) - The phones are jingling off the hook at Dial-a-Carol, a student-run project on the University of Illinois' Champaign campus. It's a hotline of sorts for people who p..
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Wal-Mart employee is facing charges after allegedly shooting a co-worker's car window because she won an employee-of-the-month award. &n..
MIAMI (AP) - Florida wildlife officials say a man tried to trade a live alligator for beer at a Miami convenience store. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Co..
MILAN (AP) - A provocatively adorned outdoor Christmas tree in central Milan was just too naughty for city officials, who have ordered it denuded of its racy red sex toys. &nb..
DELAND, Fla. (AP) - The loser of a card game is in jail after deputies say he tried to rob and shoot the man who had just won $100. The Daytona Beach News Journal..
NEW YORK (AP) - The High Line, a park that turned a dilapidated stretch of elevated railway on Manhattan's West Side into one of New York's newest tourist attractions, may have bro..
ATLANTA (AP) - A Wendy's employee who tucked a partially smoked blunt in a customer's cheeseburger has been fired and charged with marijuana possession. Police in..
NEW YORK (AP) - Look alive, selfie. There's another word of the year that's not all about you. While Oxford University Press, the British publisher of the Oxford ..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tumblr is where the Internet's cool kids hang out. That's why Yahoo paid $1.1 billion to buy the blogging site in one of this year's most buzzed-about deals.&n..
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - A woman who allegedly offered topless hairstyling services in northern Colorado faces criminal charges. But police say the problem isn't cutting hair without..
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A miniature goat and sheep are happily keeping one St. Petersburg couple's lawn nicely trimmed - but the city council isn't so sure that the animals sho..
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A unique - or rather "eww-nique" - Thanksgiving feast is being served up in the Audubon Insectarium's "Bug Appetit" kitchen in New Orleans. On ..
HINGHAM, Mass. (AP) - A man who played Santa Claus at a Massachusetts mall has been barred from the shopping center after he was charged with groping an 18-year-old woman playing a..
MOREAU, N.Y. (AP) - Charges will be dropped against a 34-year-old upstate New York mother who hired exotic dancers for her son's 16th birthday party if she completes 50 hours of co..
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The swirling lines from Linden Bateman's pen have been conscripted into a national fight to keep cursive writing in American classrooms. Cur..
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..