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Oklahoma City receives rare lake effect snow from stormOklahoma City, meet the Great Lakes. A weather event known as lake effect snow that's common in the upper Midwest and northeastern U.S., made a rare appearance at Oklahoma City's Lake Hefner on Wednesday.
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Officials: Trolley driver paid man $2K to attack him on jobAuthorities say a Massachusetts trolley driver paid a man in a Halloween mask $2,000 to attack him on the job so the driver could fraudulently collect workers' compensation and disability insurance
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Student calls 911 from school, says he was sleepwalkingA Pennsylvania middle school canceled classes after a student who said he was sleepwalking was found inside the building
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Yuck: Bank staff sick of hawk scarfing pigeons at their doorThe feeding habits of a Cooper's hawk may fascinate birdwatchers, but employees of an upstate New York bank are fed up with the feathery remnants of slaughtered pigeons at their doorstep
The Associated Press1 day ago
Got skunks in your home? Don't use a smoke bombAuthorities: Man burns down home trying to use smoke bomb to rid a crawlspace of skunks
The Associated Press1 day ago
Massachusetts transit bosses under fire for $100K bathroomMassachusetts transportation officials are under fire for authorizing a no-bid contract for a tiny, $100,000 bathroom inside a state office building
The Associated Press1 day ago
Runaway cow defends its freedom in PolandA local governor in Poland says a cow that escaped while being taken to a slaughterhouse is still avoiding capture even though the order to kill it has been canceled
The Associated Press1 day ago
Nothing to see here! Police clear T-Rex walking studentPolice in a Philadelphia suburb received an unusual report about a dinosaur on the loose
The Associated Press1 day ago
This screen shot from a report released on the website of New York state's economic development agency, Empire State Development, shows seven towering heavy-lift cranes to help illustrate the state's growth, but the Associated Press has discovered the picture is really an 8-year-old photo of construction cranes in South Africa. An un-cropped version of the same photo is available for licensing on the Getty Images website with a caption saying the cranes were being used to build a stadium in Cape Town for the 2010 soccer World Cup. Empire State Development said Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018 that the photo is “a generic stock image” and will replaced with an image of ongoing economic development in the state. (Empire State Development via AP)
APNewsBreak: NY touts economic boom with South African photoAPNewsBreak: New York economic development agency issues report illustrating state's booming growth with 8-year-old photo of construction cranes in South Africa.
The Associated Press2 days ago
Police: Man's target practice leaves bulletholes in wallsAuthorities say a Florida man who was taking target practice in his home was arrested after bullets went through the wall and into his neighbors' apartment
The Associated Press2 days ago
A closed sign is seen outside a KFC restaurant near Ashford, England, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Fast-food chain KFC has been forced to close most of its 900 outlets in Britain and Ireland because of a shortage of chicken The company is blaming "teething problems" with its new delivery partner, DHL. The company first apologized for the problems on Saturday. In an update Monday, it listed more than 200 stores as open, but did not say when the rest might reopen. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP
Hundreds of KFC outlets in UK closed amid chicken shortageChicken is still as scarce as hen's teeth at KFC's British outlets
The Associated Press2 days ago
Tar cakes tires, slows commute on New Jersey highwayIt was a sticky commute on a New Jersey interstate after tar coated the highway
The Associated Press2 days ago
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