Police seek mother, son in Dodger Stadium fight

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two people suspected of critically injuring a man outside Dodger Stadium are believed to be a mother and son, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday.

Police declined to release...

Jury: Boy not liable for exuberant hello that injured aunt

By: The Associated Press

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A Connecticut jury on Tuesday rejected a woman's bid to sue her 12-year-old nephew for injuries she says she suffered from his exuberant greeting at his birthday party four years ago.


University of Texas students to wield sex toys in protests against guns

By: Reuters

"Campus (Dildo) Carry" day is on track at the University of Texas and students who pack sex toys to protest a new law that expands the right to carry guns on campus will not be punished, university officials said...

Small plane lands on Idaho interstate during rush hour

By: The Associated Press

BOISE, Idaho — A small aircraft with a single engine that stopped working made a belly landing on Interstate 84 in Boise, Idaho, right at the start of rush hour traffic Tuesday morning.

Two law enforcement...

Rhode Island man grows record-breaking, 2-ton pumpkin

By: News services

WARREN, R.I. — The largest pumpkin ever grown in North America tipped the scales at more then 2,200 pounds and was cultivated by a man in Coventry, reports WPRI.

Frerichs Farm in Warren is an...

Hunter survives 6 days without water in Australian Outback

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A 62-year-old recreational hunter lost in a hot and arid region of the Australian Outback survived without water for six days by eating ants, police said Tuesday.

Reg Foggerdy left a...

California contest dubs 1,969-pound pumpkin the plumpest

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A rippled white whopper weighing in at 1,969 pounds took the title Monday for plumpest pumpkin at an annual San Francisco Bay Area contest.

Growers gathered with their gargantuan...

Student sorry for mac and cheese meltdown, says he's ashamed

By: The Associated Press

HARTFORD, Conn. — A University of Connecticut student who went on an obscenity-laced tirade against food service workers when they refused to sell him jalapeno-bacon macaroni and cheese has apologized.