BERLIN (AP) — A German court has ruled that a tenant who liked to pee standing up doesn't owe his landlord money for damages apparently caused by splashing, or missing his target altogether.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A former U.S. Postal Service worker who failed to deliver nearly 1,000 pieces of mail has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor mail obstruction and been sentenced to a year of probation.
MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a New York man demolished his upstate home without telling his wife he planned to tear it down.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A high school coach in suburban Atlanta is accused of biting another coach's face, though her attorney says the attack never happened.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a Michigan man who drove away from a traffic stop smashed through a gate and landed right in a prison parking lot.
DUBLIN (AP) — Helen Heaphy's number came up at the bingo hall. The prize was a trip to court.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A family of seven who was sleeping when a fire consumed their Southern California home says they escaped unscathed thanks to their barking dog.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man dubbed a "one-man crime wave" by police has been sentenced to up to nine years in prison for using a dumbbell in three smash-and-grab burglaries at jewelry stores.
MILTON, Del. (AP) — Police say they arrested a man in Delaware who had 15,000 baggies of heroin in his car during a traffic stop.
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The first commissioners' meeting of 2015 adjourned after 15 minutes in one western Pennsylvania county because the government hadn't placed legal advertisements listing the time and dates of this year's meetings.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A group of tourists who ran up the "Rocky" steps got a knockout photo at the top — a selfie with Rocky himself.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Workers are building an ice playground in a city in Alaska's interior, including a pirate ship slide made from 65 refrigerator-sized blocks of ice.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Police say a woman took a cab to and from a convenience store robbery and left her 1-year-old daughter in the vehicle during the crime.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's infamous 4/20 marijuana festival will not actually happen on the famed stoner date of April 20 this year.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Lottery ticket buyers in New Hampshire who dream of bringing home the bacon now can smell it, too.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A man says he was cited by police outside Atlanta for eating a cheeseburger while driving.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas police officer arranged for other officers to pull over his girlfriend so he could propose in an elaborate ruse caught on dashboard camera.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers worried that special recognition of the Idaho giant salamander could lead to federal protections have rejected a grade school student's request that it be named the state amphibian.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon jogger thought someone knocked him in the head or he got hit by lightning or may have suffered a stroke when he felt a big blow to the head last week as he was jogging in Bush's Pasture Park.
LONDON (AP) — It was not what Derek Nash expected to find in his 5-year-old's school bag: A bill demanding a "no-show fee" for another child's birthday party.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Rush-hour passengers in the busy subway of Iran's capital have brushed shoulders with a surprising commuter — President Hassan Rouhani.
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Love birds, beware: One Ohio county is planning to spike bird seed with birth control in hopes of keeping pigeons from despoiling the renovated exterior of its 19th Century courthouse.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A video of a bald and burly Delaware police officer enthusiastically lip-syncing to Taylor Swift's "Shake it Off" is getting global attention.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Researchers are trying to crack the mystery surrounding the discovery of a weathered, rusted Winchester rifle in the mountains of remote eastern Nevada.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Now that's a special delivery!
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