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Couple plans to visit 6 Disney parks on 2 coasts in 1 day
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) A Tennessee couple plans to visit six Disney parks on two U.S.
Oct 16 4:21PM AP

Edgy' haunted house suspends actors for mock rapes
AKRON, Ohio (AP) Complaints from visitors about being pushed onto a mattress where actors simulated raping them at an "edgy" haunted house in northeast Ohio has led to the suspension of the actors involved.
Oct 16 3:10PM AP

Antelope named Taylor Swift briefly escapes zoo enclosure
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Officials are trying to determine how a young antelope named Taylor Swift managed to get out of its enclosure at the Sacramento Zoo.
Oct 16 10:07AM AP

Cattle roundup over: Last cow caught weeks after truck crash
ATLANTA (AP) Officials say a cow that hoofed it for two weeks on the lam after a livestock truck overturned on a busy interstate junction north of Atlanta has been caught.
Oct 15 9:13PM AP

Deputies use Doritos to lure wayward pig back home
HIGHLAND, Calif. (AP) Deputies in California have used Doritos to lure a pig "the size of a mini horse" back home.
Oct 15 11:12AM AP

Oink oink, honk honk: Rogue pig goes hog wild in traffic
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) It was a classic case of a ham on the lam.
Oct 14 8:44PM AP

Home where witch trials victim John Proctor lived for sale
PEABODY, Mass. (AP) A house where a victim of the Salem witch trials once lived is on the market for $600,000 just in time for Halloween.
Oct 12 3:36PM AP

Man nicknamed 'Willy Wonka' pleads guilty to multiple crimes
SALEM, Mass. (AP) The leader of a multistate ATM and vehicle burglary ring known as "Willy Wonka" or the "Chocolate Man" has pleaded guilty to 60 charges.
Oct 12 3:04PM AP

World War II explosive was being used as a garden decoration
VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) Air Force explosive experts removed a World War II-era artillery rocket that was being used as a garden decoration in a Florida neighborhood.
Oct 12 2:59PM AP

Man armed with sword spurs motel standoff
NEWPORT, Maine (AP) Authorities say a man armed with a sword held off police for several hours at a Maine hotel.
Oct 12 2:46PM AP

Naming Rights: Orlando's new police chief is named Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Orlando's newest police chief is already making a name for himself. His name? Orlando.
Oct 12 1:37PM AP

Giant hammer artwork stolen in Northern California
HEALDSBURG, Calif. (AP) Authorities in Northern California are looking for a hammer. A really, really big one.
Oct 11 1:32AM AP

For sale to the highest bidder: A 12-pound chunk of the moon
BOSTON (AP) Anyone who can't make it to the moon to gather a few lunar rocks now has the opportunity to buy one right here on Earth.
Oct 10 9:27PM AP

Restaurant offers free steak tips for tips on burglar
RAYMOND, N.H. (AP) A New Hampshire restaurant is offering free steak tips to anyone with tips on a recent burglary at their location.
Oct 10 3:20PM AP

Woman dies in crash while leaving cemetery
PITTSFIELD, Vt. (AP) Vermont State Police say an 84-year-old woman was killed in a car crash while leaving a cemetery.
Oct 10 2:06PM AP

Flight delayed after woman brings squirrel on plane
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Police had to remove a woman who brought an "emotional support squirrel" on a Frontier Airlines flight headed from Orlando, Florida, to Cleveland.
Oct 10 11:03AM AP

Investigators want to know who left gator in Lake Michigan
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) Authorities don't know who dumped a 4-foot-long reptile into Lake Michigan, but they now know what kind it is.
Oct 9 10:13PM AP

Gecko butt-dials 'bazillion' times from Hawaii seal hospital
HONOLULU (AP) If you got incessant phone calls last week from a hospital that cares for Hawaiian monk seals, you were butt-dialed.
Oct 9 9:25PM AP

Animal sanctuary, farm team up to save pig from slaughter
HAVERHILL, N.H. (AP) An animal sanctuary and a farm in New Hampshire are working together to spare a young slaughterhouse-bound pig to promote local agriculture.
Oct 9 9:03PM AP

Inflatable sea monster takes over a rusting warehouse
PHILADELPHIA (AP) A giant sea monster has taken over a building at Philadelphia's Navy Yard, but only temporarily.
Oct 9 8:22PM AP