Offbeat

Police smile at 'Cops Suck' tattoo across man's knuckles

A police officer in Maine is getting a laugh out of a man's tattoo that says, "Cops Suck."
Published: 05/23/16

Alaska inmate escapes, then comes back to try to free others

A minimum-security prisoner who escaped from a halfway house in Alaska came back three hours later, but it wasn't to turn himself in
Published: 05/23/16

Chewbacca Mom's infectious laugh draws more than 137M views

A Texas woman who spontaneously donned a Chewbacca mask she bought for a Facebook video says she feels like she deserves a gold medal after the post garnered more than 137 million views
Published: 05/23/16

Massachusetts man runs for 10,000 consecutive days

A Massachusetts man who made a resolution on Jan. 1, 1989, to run every day is still going strong _ 27 years later
Published: 05/23/16

Men caught playing ball at unfinished Connecticut stadium

The Hartford Yard Goats won't be the first to take the field at the new Dunkin' Donuts Park when the Double-A team makes it long-awaited debut
Published: 05/23/16
7-year-old boy wakes up dad, pair escapes house fire

7-year-old boy wakes up dad, pair escapes house fire

Authorities in Orange County say a 7-year-old boy didn't hesitate when he smelled smoke at his home, waking up his sleeping father so the pair could escape a spreading fire
Published: 05/23/16
12-year-old California student ready to start university

12-year-old California student ready to start university

A 12-year-old Sacramento student who already has three community college degrees and has been accepted to two University of California campuses says he plans on studying biomedical engineering and becoming a doctor and researcher by the time he turns 18.
Published: 05/22/16

Couple credits cat with alerting to fire in Vegas-area home

A Las Vegas-area couple is crediting their cat to alerting them to a fire in their home
Published: 05/22/16

Spanish priest pleads for divine intervention to repair road

A Spanish priest says he has given up hope that local authorities in his parish of Xestoso in the northwest of the country will fix the potholes in the roads so he has asked for divine intervention
Published: 05/22/16
No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists

No clothes? No beach. Court rules against Spanish naturists

Nudists have lost a seven-year legal battle for access to a popular tourist resort beach on Spain's southwestern tip
Published: 05/21/16