Seattle authorities temporarily closed a street after motorists were stunned by dozens of large metal balls that spilled out of a truck and cascaded down the street, damaging several cars.
The artist who created an 800-pound (363 kilograms) sculpture of a hammer stolen from a Northern California community center is offering a $1,000 reward to nail the thieves.
It was a lucky day for some Florida police officers who recovered a stolen van filled with Krispy Kreme doughnuts.
A Virginia store has had 20 right-foot shoes stolen over the course of three break-ins this year.
An Arizona man stumbled upon a trove of historical documents possibly worth thousands of dollars after purchasing an abandoned storage unit for $20 in the Phoenix suburb of Peoria.
The head of a rescue team says an Arizona man is lucky to be alive after he fell to the bottom of an abandoned mine shaft, broke both his legs, fought off a trio of rattlesnakes and went two days without food or water.
A Tennessee couple dreamed of visiting six Disney theme parks on two coasts in one day, and they made their dream come true.
Deputies in California used Doritos to lure a pig "the size of a mini horse" back home.
President Vladimir Putin's former bodyguard has rejected an opposition leader's invitation for a television debate after challenging him to a duel.
A house where a victim of the Salem witch trials once lived is on the market for $600,000 just in time for Halloween.
Police in Maine's capital city are looking for the owner of a 50-pound piglet that wore itself out while dodging traffic on Saturday evening after presumably escaping.
A couple from Tennessee plans to visit Disney World's four theme parks in Florida, hop a cross-country plane and then end the night at Disney's two California parks.
The leader of a multistate ATM and vehicle burglary ring known as Willy Wonka or the "Chocolate Man" has pleaded guilty to 60 charges.
Air Force explosive experts removed a World War II-era artillery rocket that was being used as a garden decoration in a Florida neighborhood.
Police say a Northern California high school student mixed her cremated grandfather's ashes into homemade cookies and shared them with several classmates.
The University of Missouri is honoring its Nobel Prize-winning scientist with an unusual accolade: a dedicated bicycle rack slot.
Orlando's newest police chief is named Orlando Rolon.
If you got incessant phone calls last week from a hospital that cares for Hawaiian monk seals: You were butt-dialed by a gecko.
Authorities in Northern California are looking for a hammer.
A giant sea monster has taken over a building at Philadelphia's Navy Yard, but only temporarily.
Authorities say last escaped cow on the lam after a tractor-trailer overturned two weeks ago near Atlanta has been captured in some woods.
Police had to remove a woman who brought an "emotional support squirrel" on a Frontier Airlines flight headed from Orlando, Florida, to Cleveland.
A 12-pound lunar meteorite discovered in northwest Africa last year is up for auction by Boston-based RR Auction and could sell for $500,000.
New Hampshire restaurant offers free steak tips to anyone with tips on a recent burglary at their location.
A runner who was struck by a deer during a half marathon in New Jersey still managed to cross the finish line.
An animal sanctuary and a farm are working together to spare a young slaughterhouse-bound pig to promote local agriculture in New Hampshire.
Authorities don't yet know who dumped the four-foot long animal in Lake Michigan but they now know the kind of animal it is.
A Missouri man is charged with a felony after he allegedly filmed himself removing an ankle monitor and then posted the video on Facebook.
A commercial pilot from Oregon says "one special seed" and months of care produced a massive pumpkin that tipped the scales at a contest in Northern California.
A jogger's run through the Dutch countryside turned into a walk on the wild side when he discovered a lion cub in a field.
Counters start roaming NYC's Central Park for its first ever Squirrel Census.
A Maine ski resort hosts 'wife-carrying contest'; winner gets the woman's weight in beer.
A Michigan man has discovered that what he'd been using as a doorstop for decades is actually a meteorite worth $100,000.
A motionless squirrel lying spread-eagled on its back has been coaxed back to life by a concerned driver who performed chest compressions beside a Minnesota road.