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Ferris wheel ride world record broken in Chicago
A manager of Chicago's Navy Pier rode the tourist spot's Ferris wheel for more than 2 days, bringing the world record for the longest ride to the birthplace of the amusement park favorite.
Scratch-and-sniff cards prompt natural gas scare
Those scratch-and-sniff cards the energy company sends to customers to teach them to recognize the artificial smell added to natural gas? Turns out they work pretty well.
Judge holds self in contempt for his smartphone
A Michigan judge whose smartphone disrupted a hearing in his own courtroom has held himself in contempt and paid $25 for the infraction.
3 arrested after Wyoming police follow footprints
Three men have been accused of stealing items that include a samurai sword - but according to central Wyoming police the suspects weren't exactly ninjas.
Freezing weather wipes out German flea circus
An entire troupe of performing fleas has fallen victim to the freezing temperatures currently gripping Germany.
Charges filed against Pa. man after deer bagged in Wal-Mart parking lot
They say you can get almost anything at Wal-Mart. But the Pennsylvania Game Commission says one deer hunter took it too far.
Game streaming live at Phillies' minor league park
Talk about streaming media: The Philadelphia Phillies' top minor league affiliate is set to debut what it calls a "urinal gaming system" at its ballpark in Allentown.
Former NBA star has new job as crossing guard
Former NBA star Adrian Dantley spent years guarding opponents on the court. Now he's guarding schoolchildren as they cross the street.
Iowa officer stops speedy SUV, helps deliver baby
An Iowa City police officer pulled over a speeding SUV - then helped the driver and his passenger deliver a baby.
Mich. minor-league team to offer bacon-shell taco
A Michigan minor league team plans to offer its fans an oink-tastic treat this summer. Those who come to see the West Michigan Whitecaps play will have the opportunity to chow down on a Baco, a taco with a specially made bacon shell.
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