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KFC Twitter follows 11 Herbs and Spices, intrigues internet

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A Twitter user has earned kudos online for discovering a subtle message on KFC's account....

Police: Newborn's dad sold heroin in hospital maternity ward
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he sold heroin in the hospital maternity ward room where people were visiting his newborn daughter....

2-story 'Star Wars' replica in yard for Halloween is big hit
PARMA, Ohio (AP) -- A two-story, "Star Wars"-inspired Halloween yard display in Ohio is enticing kids to get toy lightsabers and attracting hundreds of visitors from across the state....





No Go: Pokemon-costumed man arrested after White House jump
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Kentucky man dressed as the Pokemon character Pikachu is accused of trying to jump the White House fence - all in the name of making a YouTube video....

Student's yearbook photo rejected because he's holding gun
STANDISH, Maine (AP) -- A Maine high school has rejected a student's submitted yearbook photo because it shows him holding a shotgun....

Police: Robbery suspect left wallet behind at crime scene
FAIR LAWN, N.J. (AP) -- Police in New Jersey have arrested a robbery suspect who they say left his wallet behind at the scene of the crime....

Police: Man accused of fake ID use found hiding in trash can
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) -- Authorities say a man accused of trying to rent a car in Delaware using fake identification was caught hiding in a trash can....

Fan-tastic! Man who caught Turner HR ball snags Wrigley shot
He's become Mr. Hawk-tober....

Police video shows large bear peering into shop windows
KINGS BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- A very large bear-about-town was spotted peering into shop windows in a California tourist community on Lake Tahoe....

Alaska rescue group takes in alligator that outgrew bathtub
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) -- It was an odd day for one Alaska animal control officer who took a call about an alligator outgrowing its bathtub....