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Obscure election decides how to spend money from 1824 will

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 21:21
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An election that few residents of a Rhode Island city knew about has decided who controls a fund that traces back to an early 19th-century philanthropist. 2016-10-28T13:55:00-04:00 2016-10-28T17:55:51-04:00

Golfers swing at Clinton, Trump at Texas driving range

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 19:41
LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) — Stressed voters can swing at Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump at a driving range in Texas where photos of the presidential candidates are displayed as targets for speeding golf balls. 2016-11-01T15:40:11-04:00 2016-11-01T12:10:43-04:00

Ukrainian man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 17:41
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Ukrainian man has officially changed his name to iPhone 7 after an electronics store offered the latest Apple product to the first five people who do that. 2016-10-28T10:03:00-04:00 2016-10-28T14:03:26-04:00

Police rescue deer that became entangled in pool cover

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 17:01
MOUNT OLIVE, N.J. (AP) — A deer that fell through a pool cover at a New Jersey home and got stuck has been rescued by police. 2016-10-28T14:30:00-04:00 2016-10-28T18:30:45-04:00

Face-biting attacker: 'I ate something bad ... humans'

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 16:01
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Documents show that the Florida college student accused of killing a couple and chewing on the dead man's face told deputies, "Help me, I ate something bad" and then admitted it was "humans." 2016-11-01T12:00:11-04:00 2016-11-01T10:54:14-04:00

Police: Woman rams squad car while taking topless selfie

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 16:01
BRYAN, Texas (AP) — Police say a 19-year-old Texas A&M University student who rear-ended a squad car told an officer she was taking a topless selfie. 2016-10-27T18:51:00-04:00 2016-10-27T22:51:06-04:00

Woman calls lottery tickets a waste of time - until she wins

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 15:01
LEICESTER, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman who bought a scratch-off ticket to show her husband that lottery tickets are a waste of money has won $1 million. 2016-10-27T05:32:00-04:00 2016-10-27T09:32:08-04:00

In lieu of flowers, justice: Paper runs 'Walking Dead' obit

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 14:41
BATESVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Many viewers of AMC's "The Walking Dead" took the shocking deaths of two fan favorites in the latest season premiere as personally as a death in the family. One Arkansas newspaper took it a step further. 2016-10-28T08:06:00-04:00 2016-10-28T12:06:24-04:00

No dropping: Law mandating horse poop bags rankles Amish

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 14:22
AUBURN, Ky. (AP) — Amish residents of a western Kentucky town are fighting back against an ordinance requiring large animals to wear collection bags to catch their droppings, arguing that the law unfairly singles out their community. 2016-11-01T10:20:42-04:00 2016-11-01T08:33:40-04:00

Flush with victory! Outhouse vote favors Hillary Clinton

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 13:41
ASHLAND, N.H. (AP) — A week before Election Day, a New Hampshire farm stand owner has decided to tally customers' votes for president from an outhouse-turned-fake-voting booth. The winner: Hillary Clinton. 2016-11-01T09:40:09-04:00 2016-11-01T09:38:22-04:00

Man who rapped song 'Sell Drugz' is accused of selling drugs

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 13:01
LEBANON, Pa. (AP) — A man whose rap songs include one called "Sell Drugz" has been charged with selling drugs in Pennsylvania. 2016-11-01T09:00:16-04:00 2016-11-01T08:54:04-04:00

Moon Lake? Mohn Lake? Geographer probes mystery of lake name

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 13:01
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A Montana lake that residents want to name may already have a title. 2016-10-30T12:28:00-04:00 2016-10-30T16:28:50-04:00

Sheriff's deputies swing into action to help fallen fawn

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 12:41
KAMAS, Utah (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in Utah came up with a creative way to free a fawn from a basement window well. 2016-10-28T07:50:00-04:00 2016-10-28T11:50:38-04:00

Real-life angry birds: Town tries to rein in rowdy turkeys

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 12:21
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Leaders of a California college town are working to relocate turkeys that have been harassing people on the streets. 2016-10-27T10:59:00-04:00 2016-10-27T14:59:24-04:00

Ohio man accused of dumping manure at county Democratic HQ

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 11:21
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A 47-year-old Ohio man accused of dumping manure at his county's Democratic Party headquarters has been arrested. 2016-10-31T09:05:00-04:00 2016-10-31T13:05:27-04:00

Ohio man accused of dumping manure at county Democratic HQ

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 17:01
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A 47-year-old Ohio man accused of dumping manure dump at his county's Democratic Party headquarters has been arrested. 2016-10-31T08:42:00-04:00 2016-10-31T12:42:15-04:00

Kosovan sports car enthusiast builds a Lamborghini replica

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 15:01
GJILAN, Kosovo (AP) — Sports car enthusiast Driton Selmani always wanted some hot wheels but couldn't afford them. What he did have, however, was a workshop and a talent for bending and welding metal. So he set out to build himself a "Lamborghini." 2016-10-31T05:44:00-04:00 2016-10-31T09:44:33-04:00

Feds: Pooper scooper pretended to be Secret Service agent

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 13:41
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man whose company scoops up pet poop has been charged with flashing a fake Secret Service ID and badge during a traffic stop and using it to get the "government rate" for a hotel room. 2016-10-27T10:33:00-04:00 2016-10-27T14:33:06-04:00

Moon Lake? Mohn Lake? Geographer probes mystery of lake name

Sun, 10/30/2016 - 20:21
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A Montana lake that residents want to name may already have a title. 2016-10-30T12:12:00-04:00 2016-10-30T16:12:15-04:00

Michigan men adopt stray dog, puppies at bachelor party

Sun, 10/30/2016 - 20:01
VICKSBURG, Mich. (AP) — A group of men from Michigan have returned from a bachelor party in Tennessee with a stray dog and her litter of puppies in tow. 2016-10-27T12:39:00-04:00 2016-10-27T16:39:21-04:00

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