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For ornery shelter cats, 2nd chance is a job chasing mice

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Gary wasn't used to being around people. He didn't like being touched or even looked at. If anyone came too close, he'd lash out....

Some flowers create blue halo to say hello to foraging bees
NEW YORK (AP) -- Some flowers have found a nifty way to get the blues....

Police round up unusual suspect: young bull on soccer field
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City police have rounded up an unusual suspect - a young bull on a soccer field....





Sweet Surrender: Detroit-area man arrested with doughnuts
REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- A 21-year-old man wanted for probation violations surrendered at a suburban Detroit police station - with a dozen doughnuts for officers....

Baltimore workers remove "fatberg" of grease from sewer pipe
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A "fatberg" that may have taken beyond half a century to grow below Baltimore has been removed....

Sheriff's cadet uses dad's patrol car to pull over his ex
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Officials say the 22-year-old son of a Florida sheriff's lieutenant took his father's unmarked car and used it to pull over his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend....

Newlyweds' pot-bellied pig gets second reprieve from borough
LEECHBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania borough has granted a second reprieve to a newly married couple fighting for the right to keep their pet pot-bellied pig....

Newspaper lands easy scoop: Corvette crashes into its office
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey newspaper has scored an easy scoop....

Attorney: Convicted tax schemer is too fat for prison
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The attorney for a 72-year-old Florida man who was convicted in a tax scheme is using obesity to try to keep his client out of prison....

Curiosity does in bear cubs after escape from wildlife park
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) -- Two bear cubs that escaped from a South Dakota wildlife park didn't get far, due in part to their curiosity....