CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — For a couple of days this week, a Southern California hilltop was alive with the sound of — mystery.Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mystery of Portland's pink chickens is solved.Associated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police officers in Alaska's biggest city became wranglers early Friday morning, rounding up a couple of miniature horses that escaped from their corral.Associated Press
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Farmers in Oregon's Willamette Valley hate slugs, slimy mollusks that munch their way through crops.Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 4-year-old girl has grabbed her purple raincoat, slipped out of her house at 3 a.m. and hopped a Philadelphia bus in search of a snack.Associated Press
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman used forged documents to pose as an estate lawyer for a decade and made partner at her small firm before her fraud was discovered, according to charges announced Friday.Associated Press
BOONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a veteran's prosthetic eye has been stolen from his car in New York.Associated Press
MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say some out-of-control birds are chasing people and tying up traffic at a central Florida park.Associated Press
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle police got their goats, corralling a group of 10 that had managed to get loose from a yard in the city's Beacon Hill neighborhood.Associated Press
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SEBASTOPOL, Calif. (AP) — Less than two weeks before Easter, a Northern California farmer says someone stole more than 200 of his hens that lay eggs with shells in subtle shades of green, blue, rose and chocolate brown.Associated Press
CLEVELAND (AP) — A loose police horse conducted an unscheduled patrol through downtown Cleveland before officers recaptured it.Associated Press
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont attorney general's office has sued a publicly financed lieutenant governor candidate accused of campaign finance violations stemming from a mass email worth at least $255.Associated Press
NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man recovering from surgery has won $7 million off a lottery ticket tucked into his get-well card.Associated Press
Some of these are great, and others sure make you wonder about the driver behind the wheel...
The hunt is on for two missing Bactrian camels apparently taken from a central Missouri farm along with a pair of steers, authorities said on Wednesday. The owner of the male two-hump camels told police he believed they were stolen on Monday with two 900-pound Black Angus steers, likely using a…Reuters
By Tony Tharakan NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Nine hospital beds in a row and imaginary patients hooked up to intravenous drips.Reuters
When an 18-wheeler truck became stranded by the side of a Louisiana road, two elephants inside came to the rescue. Sheriff's deputies in Natchitoches Parish on Tuesday morning received a call about a stuck truck. The truck's driver, also an elephant trainer, walked the elephants out of the cargo…Reuters
Some pitchers have trouble finding the plate. Edwin Jackson of the Chicago Cubs had a much bigger problem: He couldn't find the ballpark.Associated Press
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Lawmakers on Wednesday passed a resolution formally encouraging student participation in state government even as the legislators were being lampooned nationally for mocking what started as a civics lesson for fourth-graders.Associated Press
WEST SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) — State police in Pennsylvania say a trespassing suspect used his own credit card to jimmy open a garage door, then left it behind when the homeowner suddenly appeared and startled him.Associated Press
By Sohee Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - French-trained chefs are cooking up a storm in Pyongyang where North Korea's privileged classes are devouring their baguettes, a pro-North newspaper reported on Wednesday, even as much of the population outside the capital struggles to feed itself. The Kumkop…Reuters