This summer has been so hot and dry in upstate New York that the horse poop in Throop is bursting into flames.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation says one of its enforcement officers responded...
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 08:30 AM EDT
Man Playing 'Pokemon Go' at Night Gets Stuck in Mud Pit
A 62-year-old man had to be rescued after he became stuck in waist-deep mud while playing 'Pokemon Go' at night in the woods behind his upstate New York home, authorities said.
The man was playing the virtual...
Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 07:56 AM EDT
Think Trump and Clinton Fall Flat? Cast a Vote for Cat in the Hat
Voters who think presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton fall flat can now choose the Cat in the Hat.
The Cat announced his candidacy Tuesday in Springfield, Massachusetts, outside the...
Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 10:54 AM EDT
Police Reunite Traveler With Lost Turtle at NYC Bus Station
A turtle found wandering around a busy New York City bus terminal has been reunited with its grateful but sleepy owner.
A bus dispatcher summoned police Sunday after the rambling reptile was found on a roadway...
Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 09:53 PM EDT
Canadian Teens Detained for 'Pokemon Go' Border Crossing
U.S. Border Patrol officials say two Canadian teenagers were briefly apprehended after they accidentally crossed the U.S. border into Montana while playing the game "Pokemon Go."
Border Patrol Agent John South...
Police in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, are looking for the owner of a package of marijuana mistakenly left at the wrong resident’s home.
Earlier this week, a resident called the police department when...
Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 09:46 AM EDT
'Pokemon Go' Player Stuck in Cemetery Tree Calls 911
First responders came to the rescue of a young woman who got stuck up a tree playing "Pokemon Go" inside a New Jersey cemetery Tuesday night. East Greenwich Township Fire and Rescue posted a safety message about...
Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 08:59 PM EDT
Ocean City Police Catch Car Theft Suspect Thanks to Snapchat
A black bear found stuck inside a car near Denver left sheriff's deputies scratching their heads this week — it's not clear how the wild animal managed to get inside.
None of the car's windows were broken and...