Police say the suspicious device that temporarily closed the downtown transit tunnel Sunday night was actually a homemade "lightsaber.
Bodies tense and noses twitching, the dogs sniff the fertile hunting ground before them: a lower Manhattan alley, grimy, dim and perfect for rats. With a terse command — "Now!" — the chase is on.
A bomb technician responded to a rest area on Interstate 5 on Sunday after a report of a suspicious object hidden in a tree.
Police on Monday arrested a man who allowed his 9-year-old son to drive his Ferrari in the southern Indian state of Kerala.
The classic 1977 film that launched a science fiction empire and revealed the force within a farm boy who battles evil has been dubbed in Japanese, French, Spanish and about a dozen other languages. Add Navajo to the list.
After days of pondering what lies behind the cast iron door of the mystery safe, the hundreds that turned out to Roosevelt Middle School's silent auction Friday night were told they would have to wait a little longer.
Police officers in Jefferson, Oregon, may soon start shooting turkeys to reduce the size of the flock living in town.
The Inland Octopus toy store in Walla Walla ran up a $90,000 fine in an unsuccessful two-and-a-half-year fight to save a purple octopus mural that the city called a violation of the sign code.
The 'May Day' report claims that the 'Rain City Superhero Movement' was allowed to be a part of the melee at the Federal Building on Fifth Avenue back on May 1st
Red lights in the sky over north Eugene on Thursday night curried curiousity across the region online.
A University of Pennsylvania linguistics professor says the Southern-inflected sound of the Philadelphia dialect is moving toward a more Northern accent. Some of Philly's trademark twangy, elongated vowel sounds are becoming less so, though others are getting stronger.
The 1913 Liberty Head nickel is one of only five known to exist. But it's the coin's back story that adds to its cachet: It was surreptitiously and illegally cast, discovered in a car wreck that killed its owner, declared a fake, forgotten in a closet for decades then declared the real deal.
The idea behind the Tampa Women's Club charity event was simple. For $20, you could buy a flute of champagne and a chance to win a one-carat, $5,000 diamond.
Anyone lose a giant head made of Styrofoam and fiberglass? That's what officials at an upstate New York college are asking after the men's crew team found the unusual object floating in the Hudson River.
Non-venomous snakes are slithering into a Mississippi courthouse this spring, posing no threat but giving workers the creeps.