- State court: Workers' comp OK for kickball injury
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Have you ever been hurt in a company softball or kickball game? The South Carolina Supreme Court says you may be entitled to workers' compensation.
- Crested Butte to be Bud Light's 'Whatever' town
DENVER (AP) — Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" — a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign.
- Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster
SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) — A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.
- Woman accused of setting fire with burned bacon
VERNAL, Utah (AP) — A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend's house will stand trial on arson charges.
- Tortoises in controversial art exhibit removed
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's request because of wet, cool weather.
- Arizona man drives hour to save injured bear
PHOENIX (AP) — An injured bear cub is recovering in Arizona after a man who initially thought it was a dead dog along the side of the road scooped it up and drove it 80 miles to get help.
- Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man suspected of walking out of a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store with a gold nugget worth nearly $5,000 developed a conscience and paid for it — after his image was distributed by police through a "crime stoppers" program.
- Moose shows up at German office canteen
BERLIN (AP) — Maybe he got hungry?
- Bear heads stolen from remote Maine cabin
FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — The person who broke into an off-the-grid cabin in remote western Maine didn't get away with money, jewelry or other valuables. Police say the thief took a pair of bear heads.
- New York meat truck driver charged in stinky spill
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — State authorities have charged the driver of a truck that lost part of its load of expired meat outside an upstate New York mall, resulting in some irate motorists whose vehicles drove over the stinky spill.