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.
MIAMI — Officials say a Florida trapper has captured a record-setting python as part of a program to remove the invasive species from the Everglades.
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. — A sheriff’s office says a woman repeatedly shot a gun at her parents because her father wanted to keep watching the University of Georgia-Kentucky football game.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Missouri landlord stumbled upon an unwanted house guest while evicting a tenant: a large alligator in a hot tub.
SALISBURY, N.C. — Police in North Carolina have accused an 11-year-old of placing straight pins inside Halloween candy.
KINGSPORT — A bizarre incident at a city fast food restaurant has netted the arrest of a 26-year-old woman — nude from the waist down — as she reportedly fell through the ceiling and into the kitchen.
LONDON — British police are hunting a shoplifter who bears a striking resemblance to Ross Geller, the character played by David Schwimmer on the TV show “Friends.”