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Rescue on: Sea lion in farmland canal leaves drainage pipe

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 23:32
VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A young sea lion camped out in a farmland canal in California poked his head back out of a drainage pipe Wednesday, a day after rescuers tried for hours to wrangle it and take it for a checkup, officials said. 2017-03-15T12:22:00-04:00 2017-03-15T16:22:32-04:00

Search is on for cobra that slithered out of Florida home

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 22:59
OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Police and wildlife officials are searching for a tan and yellow monocle cobra that apparently escaped from a Florida home. 2017-03-14T08:41:00-04:00 2017-03-14T12:41:31-04:00

70-pound popcorn ball, valued at $700, stolen from Ohio shop

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 21:13
CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio (AP) — It's a new twist on sticky fingers: Police say someone swiped a 70-pound popcorn ball worth hundreds of dollars from a suburban Cleveland shop where it was being auctioned. 2017-03-15T04:52:00-04:00 2017-03-15T08:52:08-04:00

Naked man rescued from California sandwich shop after fall

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 20:35
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Rescue workers had to remove part of a wall to pull a naked man out of a sandwich shop where he spent the night trapped inside a narrow passage. 2017-03-14T09:50:00-04:00 2017-03-14T13:50:43-04:00

2 fined nearly $31,000 for poaching elk on TV hunting show

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 18:31
DOUGLAS, Wyo. (AP) — Two Kentucky men who appeared on a cable television hunting show have been fined nearly $31,000 and have lost their hunting privileges for 15 years after poaching two bull elk in southeastern Wyoming in 2014. 2017-03-14T13:55:00-04:00 2017-03-14T17:55:55-04:00

Barn yarn: Retirees knitting sweaters for chilly chickens

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 17:09
MILTON, Massachusetts (AP) — Sweaters for chickens? It sounds like a joke, but a plucky group of retirees in suburban Boston has hatched a plan to keep poultry warm during the New England winter. 2017-03-12T21:12:00-04:00 2017-03-13T01:12:27-04:00

Alaska residents warned to give grumpy moose their space

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 15:07
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska wildlife officials warned people to keep their distance from grumpy moose after two close calls this past weekend. 2017-03-14T23:15:00-04:00 2017-03-15T03:15:42-04:00

Thief with a sweet tooth admits robbing same store 3 times

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 14:00
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — It's three strikes and take your seat — in a cell — for a thief with a sweet tooth. 2017-03-13T14:31:00-04:00 2017-03-13T18:31:20-04:00

Galloping moose surprises snowboarder on Colorado run

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 13:32
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — A moose on the loose caught several skiers and snowboarders by surprise as it galloped headlong down a run at Breckenridge Ski Resort in Colorado. 2017-03-12T13:08:00-04:00 2017-03-12T17:08:50-04:00

Poop scooper gets probation for using fake IDs, badges

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 12:09
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man whose company scoops up pet poop has been placed on probation for two years and fined $500 for buying fake Secret Service identification cards and badges online to impress women on a dating site. 2017-03-13T11:10:00-04:00 2017-03-13T15:10:22-04:00

Alaska residents warned to give grumpy moose their space

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 06:56
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska wildlife officials warned people Tuesday to keep their distance from grumpy moose after two close calls this past weekend. 2017-03-14T18:03:00-04:00 2017-03-14T22:03:46-04:00

Sheriff: drunk man steals Keys forklift, 'needed to drive'

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 03:53
MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — Florida Keys authorities say a drunken man from Rhode Island stole a forklift and crashed into a gate, telling deputies he lost his car keys and needed something to drive. 2017-03-11T07:53:00-05:00 2017-03-11T12:53:15-05:00

Man charged after leading New Jersey police on 30-mile chase

Wed, 03/15/2017 - 02:02
HAMILTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a Massachusetts man led New Jersey state troopers on a nearly 30-mile chase on the New Jersey Turnpike. 2017-03-13T04:06:00-04:00 2017-03-13T08:06:06-04:00

Sea turtle flaps flippers in 1st rehab swim after surgery

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 21:54
BANGKOK (AP) — Bank the green sea turtle flapped her flippers with vigor in her first swim after a life-saving operation to remove a heavy mass of swallowed coins from her stomach. 2017-03-10T02:50:00-05:00 2017-03-10T07:50:26-05:00

Royal tantrum! Boy throws fit meeting Queen Elizabeth II

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 17:35
LONDON (AP) — A 2-year-old boy in England wasn't very impressed with a chance to meet Queen Elizabeth II and showed it by throwing a tantrum in front of her majesty. 2017-03-10T04:01:00-05:00 2017-03-10T09:01:05-05:00

Fire crews rescue iguana from eastern Oregon house fire

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 17:18
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Fire crews slipped an oxygen mask over the face of a 20-pound iguana after rescuing the creature from a house fire in Oregon. 2017-03-11T12:51:00-05:00 2017-03-11T17:51:14-05:00

200-year-old tavern moved from Massachusetts to Connecticut

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 16:50
SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A 200-year-old tavern has been moved in its entirety from Massachusetts to Connecticut. 2017-03-13T09:30:00-04:00 2017-03-13T13:30:30-04:00

Alaska man charged with using front-end loader to steal ATM

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 13:45
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Anchorage, Alaska, man has been charged with a snatch-and-grab theft with a twist — the use of heavy equipment to do the grabbing. 2017-03-10T15:01:00-05:00 2017-03-10T20:01:48-05:00

Police say couple staged murder with ketchup, texted photos

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 19:01
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Police say a couple in Ohio staged a murder scene in a bathtub in which they poured ketchup over her and he then sent pictures to friends, saying he did it. 2017-03-10T06:06:00-05:00 2017-03-10T11:06:29-05:00

Trial by fire: Lawyer's pants set ablaze during arson case

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 17:21
MIAMI (AP) — A Miami defense attorney is feeling the heat after his pants caught fire Wednesday after he told jurors during arguments in an arson case that his client's car spontaneously combusted and wasn't intentionally set. 2017-03-13T13:20:05-04:00 2017-03-09T13:38:59-05:00

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