PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland, Maine? Tim McGraw doesn't know where it is. And he doesn't want to know, either.
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — A generous customer has paid $1,000 to pick up the tab for diners in dozens of vehicles at the drive-thru lanes of a West Texas fast-food restaurant.
JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man is apologizing for trying to throw a football loaded with drugs and cellphones into a state prison yard.
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A driver who went missing after a one-car rollover in New Mexico says he later woke up in a field of donkeys.
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Police in Flint, Michigan, say a woman gave birth after she and her family captured a purse snatcher in a grocery store parking lot.
PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — A central Florida woman celebrated her 90th birthday by flying a four-seat Cessna.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — People from New Mexico to Montana saw the bright object break apart as it moved slowly northward across the night sky. Witnesses described it as three "rocks" with glowing red and orange streaks.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface.
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 27-year-old Connecticut man has been charged with stealing $100 in birthday money from an autistic man in a crime that was captured by video cameras.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — A 9-foot Columbian boa constrictor named Trinity that escaped its southwest Idaho cage has been found after two days on the loose.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A man wanted for an armed bank robbery in New York eluded authorities for four years until they caught up with him while he played at an ultimate Frisbee tournament in Oregon.
BEIJING (AP) — Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they're going.
COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials are pleading for a pastor and an Ohio strip club owner to stop weekly protesting of each other's establishments over a years-long feud.
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) — Police in Nampa say they're on the lookout for a 9-foot Columbian boa constrictor named Trinity.
LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) — Officials in Northern California are accusing a nudist resort of stealing water during the state's historic drought.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two juvenile suspects have confessed to picking clean a pumpkin patch that was cultivated by New Mexico preschoolers, police said Friday.
CLIFTON, Colo. (AP) — A western Colorado woman is accused of pointing a rifle at several children in a neighboring backyard because she was upset that an 11-year-old boy was playing his clarinet outside.
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A county government building in southern New Mexico stinks.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bai Yun, the San Diego Zoo's giant female panda, has been known to chew on bamboo up to 12 hours a day, so when she chipped a lower tooth, veterinarians had to fix it.
PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — Thieves have picked clean a pumpkin patch that had been cultivated by New Mexico preschoolers.
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — State police say they've arrested a 22-year-old New York man after he was found with marijuana, cocaine and LSD hidden inside a stuffed animal dressed in an anti-drug T-shirt.
ROCKLAND, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts police have arrested a man they say broke into a home and cooked himself a snack.
BRIGHTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont town is considering a reward for help finding whoever stole a brand new electronic sign that tells drivers how fast they're going.
MOUNT PLEASANT, Tenn. (AP) — A man has been arrested in Middle Tennessee after dispatchers heard him discussing drugs on an accidental 911 call.