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Zoo plan for baby hippo: More independence, nix lap naps

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 23:12
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo, Fiona, is getting more independent and now tops 100 pounds (45.36 kilograms), meaning her days of napping on her human caretakers' laps are dwindling. 2017-03-24T09:59:00-04:00 2017-03-24T13:59:59-04:00

Suspect in Massachusetts liquor store robbery found sleeping

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 18:20
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts didn't have to look far for a suspect in the knifepoint robbery of a Pittsfield liquor store. 2017-03-23T04:44:00-04:00 2017-03-23T08:44:27-04:00

Troopers: National Guard Humvee stolen from Ohio armory

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 16:54
STOW, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio are still on the hunt for a Humvee swiped from an Ohio National Guard Armory. 2017-03-24T05:58:00-04:00 2017-03-24T09:58:50-04:00

Turkish chocolate festival features bust of President Trump

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 14:48
ISTANBUL (AP) — One of the highlights at a Turkish chocolate festival has been U.S. President Donald Trump — made of cake icing. 2017-03-25T06:39:00-04:00 2017-03-25T10:39:28-04:00

Mindy Kaling's Newark joke leads to dinner with Cory Booker

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 10:54
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A joke about Newark, New Jersey, on "The Mindy Project" led to dinner plans between U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and star Mindy Kaling. 2017-03-24T11:52:00-04:00 2017-03-24T15:52:57-04:00

'Town That Garbage Built' for sale in Pennsylvania for $1.5M

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 10:54
REDUCTION, Pa. (AP) — "The Town That Garbage Built" is up for sale. 2017-03-23T07:39:00-04:00 2017-03-23T11:39:27-04:00

Jerzeez Diner owners admit setting fire for insurance money

Sat, 03/25/2017 - 05:47
NEWTON, N.J. (AP) — The owners of a New Jersey diner have admitted burning it down to collect insurance. 2017-03-23T09:20:00-04:00 2017-03-23T13:20:55-04:00

Mindy Kaling's Newark joke leads to dinner with Cory Booker

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 19:44
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A joke about Newark, New Jersey, on Fox's "The Mindy Project" led to dinner plans between U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and star Mindy Kaling. 2017-03-24T10:39:00-04:00 2017-03-24T14:39:33-04:00

Zoo plan for baby hippo: More independence, nix lap naps

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 17:15
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo, Fiona, is getting more independent and now tops 100 pounds (45.36 kilograms), meaning her days of napping on her human caretakers' laps are dwindling. 2017-03-24T04:48:00-04:00 2017-03-24T08:48:07-04:00

What a croc: Student busted for taking baby gators into taxi

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 17:15
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — What a croc! 2017-03-21T12:43:00-04:00 2017-03-21T16:43:23-04:00

Religious TV station in Senegal accidentally airs porn

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 15:42
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — An Islamic television station in Senegal says it has filed a formal complaint against unknown saboteur "X'' for taking over the network and airing pornography instead of its regularly scheduled religious programming. 2017-03-22T08:13:00-04:00 2017-03-22T12:13:10-04:00

Michigan college student's dating resume goes viral

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 13:45
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan State University student has received dozens of phone calls after creating and sharing a dating resume. 2017-03-21T10:55:00-04:00 2017-03-21T14:55:43-04:00

Authorities: Man errantly texted prosecutor about drug swap

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:49
EDWARDSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a man mistakenly sent a text message to a Pennsylvania prosecutor indicating that he wanted to trade marijuana for heroin. 2017-03-21T11:47:00-04:00 2017-03-21T15:47:08-04:00

Ex-postal worker admits scamming $1.2M in federal benefits

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:14
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A former U.S. Postal Service worker in western New York has pleaded guilty to scamming the federal government out of more than $1.2 million in benefits. 2017-03-23T04:35:00-04:00 2017-03-23T08:35:49-04:00

Viral video imagines Elmo getting fired over PBS budget cuts

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 17:14
A viral online video imagines lovable "Sesame Street" character Elmo getting fired due to budget cuts to PBS. 2017-03-22T04:02:00-04:00 2017-03-22T08:02:22-04:00

'Town That Garbage Built' for sale in Pennsylvania for $1.5M

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 15:47
REDUCTION, Pa. (AP) — "The Town That Garbage Built" is up for sale. 2017-03-23T05:48:00-04:00 2017-03-23T09:48:15-04:00

Police: Man checks out of hospital, steals ambulance

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 13:34
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities on Long Island say an 83-year-old man has been arrested after checking himself out of a hospital and stealing an ambulance. 2017-03-22T05:39:00-04:00 2017-03-22T09:39:16-04:00

Cops: Cocaine trafficker lived in public housing for elderly

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 13:34
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A 74-year-old Massachusetts man living in public housing for the elderly faces drug trafficking charges after police say they found cocaine valued at about $150,000 in his unit. 2017-03-21T11:34:00-04:00 2017-03-21T15:34:24-04:00

You're nabbed! French gendarmes find thief stuck in window

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:14
PARIS (AP) — Arrests can't come any easier than this. 2017-03-19T09:27:00-04:00 2017-03-19T13:27:35-04:00

After fight, Indiana receives 'ATHE1ST' license plate

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 19:42
ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — A man who was initially denied an Indiana license plate reading "ATHE1ST" now has the personalized plate. 2017-03-22T11:23:00-04:00 2017-03-22T15:23:32-04:00

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