- Tall fish tale: Tourists fooled by octopus ferry disaster
NEW YORK (AP) — Ever hear about the gargantuan octopus that dragged a New York City ferry and its 400 passengers to the river bottom nearly 53 years ago?
- Man charged with wearing clear plastic wrap bikini on beach
BEACH HAVEN, N.J. (AP) — Police say a 59-year-old man who wore a bikini fashioned out of see-through plastic wrap on a New Jersey beach is facing a criminal charge.
- US cities increasingly dealing with messy goose poop problem
BOSTON (AP) — Canada geese are loud, aggressive and annoying, but worst of all they poop everywhere — a messy problem vexing cities across the country trying to keep their parks clean and safe.
- North Dakota tavern takes trademark as North American center
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Crediting "barstool science," a small-town tavern in central North Dakota is laying claim as the center of North America after snatching the title from a nearby city that allowed its trademark to lapse.
- New Hampshire hotel is home to supersized cat
WATERVILLE VALLEY, N.H. (AP) — Guests at a hotel in New Hampshire can be forgiven for thinking a raccoon is lounging out front.
- Internet star Grumpy Cat to join a Broadway show _ 'Cats'
NEW YORK (AP) — Life will imitate art — or is it the other way around? — when internet sensation Grumpy Cat joins the cast of the Broadway musical "Cats" on Friday for what will likely be a feline-good moment.
- Police: Pennsylvania dealer hid 110 heroin bags in buttocks
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania drug dealing suspect was found hiding 110 small bags of heroin in his buttocks.
- Pittsburgh man faces penalty if he can't catch noisy rooster
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh man has 30 days to figure out how to catch a noisy rooster or the city will penalize him.
- Driver uses cardboard Trump head in carpool lane
SEATTLE (AP) — A cardboard cutout of a head in a passenger seat definitely caught the attention of a Washington State Patrol trooper Tuesday morning.
- Fan drops ring during televised Yankee Stadium engagement
NEW YORK (AP) — In the end, Andrew Fox wasn't charged with an error.