By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A curious radio signal picked up by a Russian telescope is probably not a transmission from an extraterrestrial civilization, but astronomers in California are taking a second look anyway, the SETI Institute said on Tuesday. A group of Russian astronomers
Juanita Gomez was booked last week in the death of Geneva Gomez, whose body was found in an Oklahoma City home with a large cross on her chest, a probable cause affidavit said. Police said Gomez confessed to the crime, telling officers she forced a crucifix and religious medallion down her daughter&
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A lawyer for a Massachusetts man found with 95 packets of heroin in his car says his client shouldn't be punished for unknowingly buying a vehicle from a drug dealer.
NEW BUFFALO, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan Welcome Center doubled as an animal rescue center, as employees sought and saved a cat that escaped from its cross-country bound family.
ATLANTA (AP) — An Olympic champion is thanking a 7-year-old Atlanta girl who found his gold medal in a pile of trash weeks after it got stolen.
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A dwarf billy goat gave new meaning to the word "scapegoat" when he busted out a surprisingly slippery Clydesdale that went on the lam in California for several days.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey police say a driver playing "Pokemon Go" on his cellphone crashed his SUV into a parked police cruiser.
GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico police sergeant accused of unwittingly recording himself on a lapel camera taking marijuana from his office and giving it to his girlfriend has been released from jail.
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who caused chaos aboard a subway train by releasing a container of crickets and worms says it was all a prank.
ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — The owner of a potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal says the pig is in "pretty good" condition after being missing for six weeks.
The government of Burkina Faso has banned an annual beauty contest for women with the biggest buttocks, saying such events are sexist. Adverts for this weekend's third edition of 'Miss Bim-Bim', carrying an image of two fully clothed women with exaggeratedly large behinds, provoked an outcry
LONDON (AP) — One of Britain's leading broadcasters has blacked out its programs for an hour in hopes of spurring viewers to get some exercise.
A woman who said she was selling crickets and worms on a crowded New York City subway car appeared to become frazzled by some teenagers and let the critters loose on riders, then urinated on herself, according to social media posts and news reports. Two days later, on Friday, a woman who identified
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Living marijuana plants went on display Friday at the Oregon State Fair, with organizers saying it's the first state fair in the nation to allow cannabis for public viewing.
MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night could stop a U.S. mail boat — and then it ran aground in New Hampshire.