- Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved; owner explains
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mystery of Portland's pink chickens is solved.
- Alaska police officers corral grazing miniature horses
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.
- Mystery of California hilltop piano solved
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — For a couple of days this week, a Southern California hilltop was alive with the sound of — mystery.
- Girl, 4, sneaks out, hops bus in search of 3 a.m. slushie
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.
- Oregon farmers agree slugs are a problem _ but what to do?
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Farmers in Oregon's Willamette Valley hate slugs, slimy mollusks that munch their way through crops.
- Authorities: Woman posed as lawyer for decade, named partner
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.
- Seattle police corral goats running through neighborhood
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.
- Cardboard 'Most Interesting Man' fails as carpool-lane ruse
FIFE, Wash. (AP) — A Washington State Patrol trooper says it's by far the best carpool scam he's seen, but it didn't work.
- Elephant hauler gets stuck; pachyderms keep truck upright
POWHATAN, La. (AP) — Louisiana authorities responding to a tractor-trailer stuck on the muddy shoulder of a highway were astounded to see what was keeping it from overturning: elephants.
- Veteran's prosthetic eye stolen from his car in New York
BOONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a veteran's prosthetic eye has been stolen from his car in New York.