Police in Southern California have arrested a suspected calf rustler after the animal was found in the back seat of his car.
Riverside Animal Services spokesman John Welsh says an officer approached Cesar Zamora Santana early Wednesday when the man was spotted loitering outside an auto shop.Full Story
Deputies in Florida say an 81-year-old man picked thousands of tangerines — 11 truckloads worth — and then sold the stolen bounty at a nearby market.
Herman Southall was charged Wednesday with 11 counts of transporting citrus without a certificate, grand theft of more than 2,000 pieces of citrus and trespassing. He is being held at the Polk County Jail on an $8,500 bond.Full Story
The grand opening of an L.L. Bean store in Vermont has ruffled some feathers, with an owl attacking a hawk in a shopping mall display.
Officials say a European eagle owl attacked a Harris's hawk Friday in Burlington's Town Center Mall.Full Story
Oregon police agree it was a bad first date.
They say a 23-year-old man met a woman for the first time in person Monday night after they talked online. She hopped into his vehicle at a drive-through restaurant in Wilsonville, south of Portland, and suggested he buy her a milkshake.Full Story
Soap bubbles, little green army men and Rubik's Cube are the latest inductees to the U.S. National Toy Hall of Fame, the National Museum of Play announced Thursday.
They were among 12 toys considered this year for the honor, alongside the likes of American Girl dolls, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and paper airplanes.Full Story
Wanted: woman, preferably single, likes traveling... and must have the name Elizabeth Gallagher.
A Canadian who recently split with his girlfriend is seeking a fill-in who shares her name to take a free trip around the world with him.Full Story
A young American naturalist, filmmaker and adventurer in the Amazon set off an Internet stir Thursday after he claimed he offered himself for dinner to a giant snake for a TV show.
"I'm Paul Rosolie and I'm about to be the first person to be eaten alive by an anaconda," he said in a 30-second video on Twitter promoting a new show, "Eaten Alive," to be telecast on the Discovery Channel on December 7.Full Story
Two foreign tourists on holiday in India unwittingly landed in jail this week after strong winds blew their hot air balloon off course.
The two sisters from the West Indies were enjoying a ride over the desert in the western state of Rajasthan on Tuesday when the balloon's pilot lost control, forcing him to make an emergency landing.Full Story
A western New York homeowner says she awoke to find an unwelcome visitor in her living room — a deer.
Wyoming County Sheriff Deputy Matthew Sage responded to the homeowner's call earlier this week. He tells The Buffalo News (http://bit.ly/1t8ZD0O ) the young buck had crashed through a window and was standing near a couch when he arrived at the rural Strykersville home Monday morning.Full Story
The world's only surviving giant panda triplets were doing well as they turned 100 days old Wednesday.
Each weighs more than 5 kilograms (11 pounds), up from just over 100 grams at birth. They started teething at around 80 days old and have two small teeth each.Full Story