A Utah boy is earning social media attention for his neighborhood soda stand thanks to a sign he holds that reads, "Ice Cold Beer" with "root" above the word beer in tiny print.
Two little blue penguins just couldn't stay away from a New Zealand sushi store, returning to nest underneath even after police had captured them and escorted them back to the ocean.
A curious visitor to a Maine train museum that resembled a throw pillow or perhaps a lost toupee turned out to be a rare albino porcupine.
The director of the Iowa Department of Human Services had an obsession with the late rapper Tupac Shakur during the 2-year tenure.
An Illinois woman who recently got a 1993 postcard in her mailbox has tracked down the man who sent it to his children more than two decades ago.
A baby alligator has been found in the parking lot of a grocery store near Pittsburgh, making it the fourth alligator found in the city since May.
A fisherman says he is looking for the author of a message in a bottle found off the southern Australian coast 50 years after it was written.
Police say an expert from Florida has captured an elusive alligator in a Chicago public lagoon.
Police in Tennessee are asking residents not to toss drugs down the toilet, saying it could lead to 'meth-gators' and stoned waterfowl.
A street in Wales that has a 37% gradient has been designated the steepest in the world after a successful campaign by residents.
Brazilian police say they've shut down a small clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis.
A Nebraska woman has been fined $1,000 for climbing the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota.
A 250-pound tortoise that wandered away from its California home has been rescued after California Highway Patrol officers found it on the side of a road.
German authorities say a busy stretch of highway had to be shut down after a truck carrying 17 tons of cocoa caught fire.
A St. Louis couple has rolled all 7s and 11s with the birth of their daughter, who was born at 7:11 p.m. on July 7 at a birth weight of 7 pounds and 11 ounces.
Residents of a Siberian city are taking selfies of themselves by a lake turned blue by toxic chemicals.
Vermont police say they found dozens of cannabis plants in the flower beds in front of the Statehouse.
A 75-year-old Florida man says he kicked an alligator in the snout after it attacked his dog.
Mainers are celebrating all things Moxie this weekend.
Avid knitters dance to heavy metal music at an unusual competition in Finland.
Oklahoma police say they found a rattlesnake, a canister of radioactive powdered uranium and an open bottle of whiskey during a traffic stop of a vehicle that was reported stolen.
Doughnuts with a side of syringes have been nixed from the Minnesota State Fair after the offering was roundly criticized.
A tractor-trailer hauling pig intestine has dumped its load across a downtown highway in Kansas City, Missouri.
The long-simmering battle between New Mexico and Colorado over which state grows the best chile is heating up.
A photo snapped in the early morning hours of June 29 by an employee at the Omni Mount Washington Resort shows a black bear holding onto a rail on the veranda and looking out.
A New Jersey man is promising to give his neighbor's dog a steak for chasing a black bear from his backyard.
Arizona authorities say a driver escaped injury when his car's windshield was pierced by the trunk of a saguaro cactus during a wreck Wednesday on the outskirts of Tucson.
Chicago police have confirmed the social media buzz: A 4-5 foot alligator is living in a lagoon at one of the city's most popular parks.
A Minnesota woman who swims topless in Lake Superior is vowing to return to the beach after police were called on her.
Police say a woman stole a vehicle after throwing a non-poisonous snake at the driver, then crashed through barricades set up for a pole vaulting exhibition in a South Carolina city.