A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T-shirt featuring his mug shot.
Nineteen-year-old Bobby Burt, of Pittsfield, had the mug shot from his June arrest printed on the orange shirt, along with the words, "Sponsored by Bud Light and Somerset County Sheriff."Full Story
Police say a suspect accused of robbing a 94-year-old Albuquerque, New Mexico, man was caught after he shaved and showered in the victim's home — and left behind his fingerprints.
The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://goo.gl/dzDajd) authorities said 43-year-old Rudy Chavez was arrested Saturday.Full Story
An 86-year-old Utah woman became a first-time novelist by writing a steamy romance novel about a bored housewife.
Georgia Gorringe said it took her five years to write the tale of a woman who listens to talk radio and is turned on by the voice of a man she hears.Full Story
Nearly $21,000 is missing after the cash fell from the roof of an armored truck that had picked it up from a soon-to-be-closed Atlantic City casino.
GardaWorld armored car services picked up the cash at Revel on Aug. 6.Full Story
A Chinese aircraft was forced to delay its landing after two air traffic controllers nodded off, reports said Tuesday, sparking a wave of online anger about airline safety.
The Boeing 737 was preparing to land at Wuhan airport in central China but had no response from the air traffic control tower for 12 minutes, reports said.Full Story
A Brazilian inmate on supervised release put his electronic monitoring bracelet on an unsuspecting rooster, which he locked in a chicken coop, and then sneaked off to sell drugs.
The ruse was discovered during a routine check in Porto Alegre of a drug sales spot, Wednesday night, when police detained Isaac Selau, 29, on suspicion of selling drugs and illegal possession of a firearm.Full Story
The mayor of the Swiss town of Baden, who is also a member of parliament, was suspended Monday following allegations that he sent nude selfies taken at work to a woman friend.
Geri Muller, 53, who holds a seat for the Greens in the legislature's lower house, was temporarily relieved of his mayoral duties in the small town northwest of Zurich after the Schweiz am Sonntag newspaper reported Sunday that he had sent the nude pictures taken on his cellphone to a female acquaintance.Full Story
An owl flew into a 10th story apartment in Coeur d'Alene, apparently opened a bird cage and killed one of two canaries inside, the residents said.
Sue Sausser said she awakened Sunday to find bird droppings and feathers all over her apartment, the Coeur d'Alene Press reported (http://bit.ly/1riwYfi).Full Story
Herman "Hy" Goldman turned 101 this weekend and won't quit after 73 years working at the same New Jersey job.
Goldman still shows up four days a week at light fixtures company Capitol Lighting in East Hanover. His co-workers celebrated his birthday with him on Monday.Full Story
Rolf Buchholz, the world's most pierced man, has been barred from Dubai, where he was turned back at the airport on his way to a hotel appearance, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
Airport officials gave no reason for refusing entry to the 53-year-old German, who sports 453 piercings plus two horns on his forehead, local daily Al-Emarat Al-Youm said.Full Story