- 3 burglars share tips of trade in crime prevention video
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police looking to educate the public about ways to prevent break-ins turned to the experts — a trio of convicted burglars.
- A head scratcher: 9 brains found next to train tracks
GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. (AP) — Nine brains were found along a street in a northern New York village, but authorities say there's nothing to fear.
- Fido al fresco? NY weighs allowing outdoor dining with dogs
NEW YORK (AP) — Never mind the doggie bag: Spot wants a seat at the outdoor table, or rather under it.
- Naked man rescued after getting stuck on Florida drawbridge
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters in Florida have rescued a naked man trapped on a raised drawbridge.
- Campaign worker sends fake news release saying foe left race
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A campaign worker for a New Hampshire House hopeful has been charged with a felony for sending out a fake news release saying the opponent had dropped out of the race.
- Polish brown bear crosses borders, highway, seeking mate
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish brown bear went a wooing, little knowing that scientists were following all the way.
- Suit: Competitor's smiley face cookies 'confusingly similar'
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The cookies may be smiling, but the restaurants are not.
- Man in scuba gear gets warning after causing restaurant stir
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Police say a belligerent man dressed in scuba gear caused a stir at a northern Michigan fast food restaurant.
- BASE jumper dies after setting parachute on fire for stunt
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A 73-year-old BASE jumper who died after leaping from an Idaho bridge had set his parachute on fire as part of a stunt, authorities say.
- Image of Asia: A tight hold on her new baby
In this photo by Rick Rycroft, a baby Western lowland gorilla clings to its mother at Taronga Zoo in Sydney. Frala has kept a tight hold of her baby since it was born last week, and its sex has yet to be determined. The zoo says Frala is an experienced mother with six previous offspring living around the world. It's the zoo's second gorilla baby in seven months, and zookeepers say they'll be future playmates, which is important for learning socialization skills. Primate keeper Lisa Ridley told Australian Broadcasting Corporation, "Having a new baby on board not only strengthens the family group that we've got here, but these guys are ambassadors for their species."
- Police seek man who swiped nearly $3K bottle of cognac
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — Police in central New Jersey are seeking a thief who apparently appreciates the finer things in life.
- If you can make it there: Acts try out for NY subway spots
NEW YORK (AP) — It's a rite of spring: performers auditioning for the privilege of doing their thing in grubby, noisy subway stations.
- 73-year-old BASE jumper dies after setting parachute on fire
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a 73-year-old BASE jumper who died after leaping from an Idaho bridge had set his parachute on fire as part of a stunt.