MEMPHIS — Police in Tennessee said a man fleeing authorities stole a patrol car and then crashed it before trying to flee on foot.
BOSTON — A surprise passenger hitched a ride on a Boston commuter trolley, frightening some people at first, but warming their hearts when it willingly snuggled in a human passenger’s arms.
An auto burglary charge was placed Thursday against a man accused of getting into a vehicle and munching on the owner’s fast food.
DICKSON, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee movie theater that sits across from a church and next to an elementary school is promoting the latest movie in the “Hellboy” franchise as “Heckboy.”
BANGKOK — A dog found swimming more than 220 kilometers (135 miles) from shore by workers on an oil rig crew in the Gulf of Thailand has been returned safely to land.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — An Indiana man is suing his parents for getting rid of his vast pornography collection, which he estimates is worth $29,000.
People usually dip chips in salsa. A Maryville man had another idea.
SULPHUR, La. — Police say a man wearing a gorilla suit broke into a Louisiana home and hid under a mattress before officers arrested him.
BERLIN — A German court has ruled that a dog owner isn’t fit to carry a firearms license after his dog shot him with a rifle.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Police dispatchers are trained to deal with a number of situations, and a dispatcher in Indiana had to know her numbers when a boy called 911 seeking help with his homework.
YORK HAVEN, Pa — A Pennsylvania man says his emotional support alligator helps him deal with his depression.
NEW ORLEANS — A longshot lawsuit seeking a possible do-over of the NFC championship game has been moved from state court in Louisiana to federal court.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Students at a Florida high school found an unwelcome surprise in a vending machine: a rat climbing the rows of packaged snacks and drinks.
SEVERANCE, Colo. — A 9-year-old boy has convinced the leaders of a small northern Colorado town to overturn a nearly century-old ban on snowball fights, and he already knows who his first target will be — his little brother.
DANIA BEACH, Fla. — A Florida woman faces an aggravated assault charge after authorities say she passed gas in line at a dollar store and pulled a knife on a man who complained about it.