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$400K Lamborghini destroyed in Missouri gas station mishap

Authorities say a Lamborghini erupted in flames at a suburban St. Louis gas station after a minivan driver pulled away from a gas pump with the nozzle still attached.

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Black bear noshes on lunch inside surprised woman’s minivan

Bears don’t usually pack a lunch, but they’ll be happy to eat whatever someone else has prepared.

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Watch: Rat Nibbles Cookie in Baltimore Bakery Case

A historic Baltimore market is closed temporarily after a video posted on social media showed a rat scampering through a bakery's display case. (July 13)

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German town to hold lottery for coveted graveyard plots

Quiet neighbors, pristine grounds and a view to die for: No wonder graveyard plots in Berchtesgaden are in high demand.

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Rhode Island governor to hold office hours at the beach

Rhode Island’s governor says she’s holding summer office hours at the beach.

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Arizona man arrested for impersonating an officer after trying to pull over troopers

Arizona authorities say a 44-year-old uniformed security guard is accused of impersonating a police officer by trying to pull over an unmarked car that happened to contain two state troopers patrolling a Phoenix freeway.

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Papa John's is pulling founder's image from its marketing

Papa John's, which has featured founder John Schnatter in logos and TV ads, is pulling his image from its marketing after reports he used a racial slur.

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Snap! Alligator tempted by frog captured in Indiana pond

An alligator that was hanging out in a northern Indiana retention pond has been captured after being lured to shore with a frog.

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Watch: Two historic Cape Canaveral launch towers demolished

Explosives were used to bring down two aging launch towers at Cape Canaveral in Florida on Thursday, July 12, 2018.

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Video shows woman snatching, bagging birds at US park

A U.S. park ranger confronted a woman seen snatching birds at a historic square in Philadelphia and placing them alive in plastic bags, and she claimed she released the birds after catching them.

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Watch: Protesters to Fly Trump Baby Blimp Over London

When President Trump arrives in London Thursday as part of his European tour, he'll head straight into a storm of demonstrations as well as a giant orange inflatable balloon named Trump Baby. (July 11)

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Chinese find suggests human relatives left Africa earlier

Stone tools recovered from an excavation in China suggest that our evolutionary forerunners trekked out of Africa earlier than we thought.

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World's ugliest dog dies weeks after winning title

A 9-year-old English bulldog has died just weeks after winning the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest.

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Another Mud Day oozes into the books near Detroit

Made in the shade? It was more like made in the mud for hundreds of people at a Michigan park.

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Idaho teacher denies feeding puppy to snapping turtle

An Idaho teacher accused of feeding a sick puppy to a snapping turtle in front of several students has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of animal cruelty.

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Watch: Stranded Dolphins Returned to Ocean in Mass.

Nine dolphins that had become stranded near Wellfleet, Massachusetts were re-released into the Atlantic Ocean Tuesday. Aerial video from WBZ-TV shows the release of two of the dolphins. (July 10)

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Watch: Baby Porcupine Born At Brookfield Zoo

The newest arrival at Brookfield Zoo near Chicago is a baby prehensile-tailed porcupine, called a porcupette. The baby born July 2 is a male and zookeepers are caring for him by hand. (July 10)

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Couple who prayed for healing plead guilty in baby’s death

Two members of an Oregon church that shuns traditional medicine in favor of prayer and anointing the sick with oils pleaded guilty Monday to negligent homicide and criminal mistreatment in the death of their newborn daughter, who struggled to breathe for hours as family and friends prayed over her but did not seek medical care.

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Watch: Cosplayers find community at Anime Expo in LA

Cosplayers and more than 100,000 fans of anime and manga gathered over the weekend in Los Angeles for North America’s largest celebration of Japanese pop culture. (July 9)

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Man initially gave away $50,000 lottery ticket

Friend returns winning scratch-off saying, 'You’re lucky I like you'

A Maryland man who didn’t realize he won $50,000 playing a scratch-off ticket initially gave away his fortune to a friend.

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Watch: Bear climbs onto hood of Canadian police car

Police in the Canadian province of Quebec shared a video on social media of a bear climbing onto an occupied police cruiser.

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Watch: Man flees officer, crashes into home

Police say a driver fleeing police crashed into a Pennsylvania home, damaging it badly. The York Dispatch reports state police tried to stop a Mini Cooper traveling 80 mph in a 55 mph zone on July 4th. (July 6)

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Tasty typo confuses Senate candidate with a sandwich

A tasty typo mistakenly turned a U.S. Senate candidate’s name into that of a sandwich.

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Budget surplus results in $68 checks for thousands in town

A Pennsylvania township with more money than it anticipated from increased property tax collection has decided to give the dividends to residents.

Police: Woman drove drunk to pick up man charged with DWI

Authorities say a woman drove drunk to a New Jersey police station where she was picking up a man who had been charged with drunken driving.

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