Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it.
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A Southern California high school has retired a controversial Arab mascot. The bearded, snarling mascot with a large hooked nose who wears a head scarf did not appear at Coachella Valley High School’s season opening football game on Friday.
When a street is named for someone, it’s usually the person’s full name or the last name that is used. Not so with Alexander Road, which runs east and west and is located north of Cheyenne Avenue. It was named for Alexander Coblentz.
It’s pretty hard to find a novel way to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by now, but two-time Grammy-winning rapper Pras Michel, a founding member of the Fugees, has done it — getting his dousing in the center of North Korea’s capital on Sunday.
Police say a New Jersey family’s dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof.
Prosecutors said Thursday they will not file charges against a Northern California mother accused of grabbing the throat of a 12-year-old boy she suspected of bullying her daughter.
Sanrio, the creators of Hello Kitty, have decided to redefine what it means to be a cat.
A 4-year-old was expelled from preschool after his mother posted a criticism of the boy’s school on her private Facebook page.
A school bus driver in Connecticut has been charged with driving drunk with 20 students on her bus.
Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin, Texas.
An Ohio school bus driver has resigned after being accused of making elementary-age students sit with the windows up in hot weather as a punishment.
When the sun is rising, after the neon lights flicker away, there’s still a city — Las Vegas.
Authorities say a North Carolina man beat his handicapped grandfather after an argument over $5.
After hearing about the inspiring story of a Las Vegas man who raised enough money to have surgery on his enlarged scrotum, Michigan man Dan Maurer decided to take action and has successfully received enough support to have his 100-pound burden removed.
A Texas couple has filed a lawsuit against the owners of a Fort Worth-area day care center seeking $1 million damages from the facility for duct-taping their 2-year-old son to a mat because he was unruly at nap time
Two Chicago men sued a taxi company this week, alleging a driver tried to kick them out of his cab because they shared a short kiss.
Miami police arrested a man suspected of fatally shooting a wheelchair-bound panhandler at an interstate exit ramp before fleeing from officers, authorities said on Wednesday.
Spanish fashion retailer Inditex said Wednesday it has withdrawn a children’s shirt that triggered an outcry from people who said it was reminiscent of the clothes Jews were made to wear at Nazi concentration camps.
Police in New Hampshire say a man who tried to dig around a 6,000-pound boulder in his yard became pinned under the rock and died.
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.
Police say someone forced an Amish horse and buggy off a central Pennsylvania road to pull an armed robbery.
Authorities have identified the man accused of fatally stabbing an Oklahoma City police dog before he was shot to death by the dog’s handler.
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.
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