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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) A Tennessee couple plans to visit six Disney parks on two U.S.
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.
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.
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.
HIGHLAND, Calif. (AP) Deputies in California have used Doritos to lure a pig "the size of a mini horse" back home.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) It was a classic case of a ham on the lam.
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.
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.
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.
NEWPORT, Maine (AP) Authorities say a man armed with a sword held off police for several hours at a Maine hotel.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Orlando's newest police chief is already making a name for himself. His name? Orlando.
HEALDSBURG, Calif. (AP) Authorities in Northern California are looking for a hammer. A really, really big one.
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.
RAYMOND, N.H. (AP) A New Hampshire restaurant is offering free steak tips to anyone with tips on a recent burglary at their location.
PITTSFIELD, Vt. (AP) Vermont State Police say an 84-year-old woman was killed in a car crash while leaving a cemetery.
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.
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.
HONOLULU (AP) If you got incessant phone calls last week from a hospital that cares for Hawaiian monk seals, you were butt-dialed.
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.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) A giant sea monster has taken over a building at Philadelphia's Navy Yard, but only temporarily.