- Santa obliges dad of sleeping boy with snoozing photo
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — When Donnie Walters took son Zeke to have his picture taken with Santa Claus, the 6-month-old boy couldn't stay awake while they waited in line.
- Cops: Man took ambulance for joy ride, strands patient, EMTs
YORK, Pa. (AP) — Emergency workers in Pennsylvania got an unpleasant surprise when they wheeled a patient out of a home to their ambulance, only to find it wasn't there.
- '12 Days of Christmas' items top $34K, up 0.6 percent
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Lords a-leaping is the U.S. economy slow to recover!
- South Dakota ghost town up for sale, at reduced price
SWETT, S.D. (AP) — The southwestern South Dakota ghost town of Swett is once again for sale, and this time the asking price is a lot cheaper.
- Stolen bust of Lincoln found at Gettysburg cemetery
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A bust of Abraham Lincoln that was stolen from outside a museum near where he delivered the Gettysburg Address has been found.
- Political corruption museum could become Albany tourism draw
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A resident of New York's capital city has an unusual economic development plan to harness what he says is one of Albany's most abundant renewable resources: political corruption.
- Australian Christmas tree sets record with 518,838 lights
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian set his third Christmas-themed world record in as many years Friday by illuminating a tree in downtown Canberra with 518,838 twinkling lights.
- Police find spiked baseball bats throughout San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Police are asking for help leading to those chaining up spiked baseball bats to poles throughout the city.
- Chinese gloat over Obama's turkey named Abe _ not Ah-bay
BEIJING (AP) — President Barack Obama's pardoning of a turkey named "Abe" this Thanksgiving has led some Chinese to gloat at the Japanese prime minister's expense.
- Where's the beef? Trucker steals 40,000 pounds of meat
LOGANTON, Pa. (AP) — Where's the beef? That's what authorities would like to know after someone stole 40,000 pounds of it from a meat plant in central Pennsylvania.