- Police: Man dressed as tree arrested for blocking traffic
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police say they've arrested a man dressed as a tree for blocking traffic in Maine.
- Police: RV containing pot-laced candy catches fire on bridge
PENNSVILLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police say a pot advocacy company's RV carrying marijuana-laced candy burst into flames on a bridge that connects New Jersey and Delaware, causing lane closures and tying up traffic for hours.
- Eli Manning denies yelling 'Trump' to signal audible
LONDON (AP) — Eli Manning says he wasn't using Donald Trump's name in order to signal an audible during the New York Giants' victory over the Los Angeles Rams in London on Sunday.
- Looking out for No. 2: Dogs sniff out fecal pollution
FAIR HAVEN, N.J. (AP) — Some specially trained dogs are helping humans curb themselves.
- Old mental institution attracts filmmakers and the curious
MANSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — They have heard the stories of floating orbs and disembodied voices, and officials at the University of Connecticut say they really shouldn't have to tell people that the abandoned mental institution the school owns is not actually haunted.
- Namaste: Women defend wearing yoga pants in peaceful parade
BARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) — Hundreds of women, girls and other supporters proudly donned their yoga pants Sunday as they peacefully paraded around the Rhode Island neighborhood of a man who derided the attire as tacky and ridiculous.
- Yoga pants parade to protest man's comments on women's wear
BARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) — Women clad in yoga pants plan to parade through a coastal Rhode Island town in protest of a man who said the attire looks tacky and ridiculous.
- Police: Man thanks trooper in letter after speeding ticket
EWING TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey State Police say the general manager of a company that operates radio stations complimented a trooper in a letter after he was ticketed for speeding.
- Woman with skull on stick leads Sacramento police to body
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It sounds like a Halloween prank but Sacramento police say it was all too real.
- Move along, Bozo: Mississippi county bans clowns for now
DEKALB, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi county has had enough of the creepy clown craze, at least until after Halloween.
- Guinness declares massive Michigan ice cream sundae a record
LUDINGTON, Mich. (AP) — Guinness World Records says a roughly half-mile-long ice cream sundae that was gobbled up in Michigan this June was the longest ever.
- Bank places 100 'lucky pennies' across US worth $1,000 each
DETROIT (AP) — Stopping to pick up a stray penny off the ground may not seem worth the effort, yet one bank is trying to change that mindset by placing 100 fake pennies across the country worth $1,000 apiece.
- Australian officials fly to Paris to discuss saving money
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's foreign department, searching for ways to shrink its spending, flew 23 bureaucrats business class from Canberra to Paris to attend a three-day conference and discuss ways to save money, officials said Thursday.
- Crying inside? Creepy craze no joke for real clowns
NEW YORK (AP) — Send in the frowns.
- Meet Azalea the smoking chimp, new star at Pyongyang zoo
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Pyongyang's newly opened zoo has a new star: Azalea, the smoking chimpanzee.