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Alligator found in pool at New Jersey motel

/ Aug 16, 2017

Alligator found in pool at New Jersey motel

An alligator has been found in a swimming pool at a motel at the New Jersey shore. The 3-foot-long (91-cm) alligator was discovered Tuesday morning at the Bayview Inn & Suites in Atlantic City. Authorities say it is not clear where the alligator came from, how ...

One-armed, machete-wielding clown arrested in Maine

/ Jul 27, 2017

One-armed, machete-wielding clown arrested in Maine

A man is accused of drunkenly strolling down a Maine road wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt and a clown mask and brandishing a machete taped to where his arm had been amputated. Maine State Police told WCSH-TV that 31-year-old Corey Berry, of Hollis, was arrested Tuesday ...

He was purrfect: Honorary cat mayor in Alaska town dies

/ Jul 24, 2017

He was purrfect: Honorary cat mayor in Alaska town dies

Stubbs, the honorary feline mayor of the Alaska town of Talkeetna, has died at the age of 20. The animal's owners announced the cat's death late Saturday in a statement. "Stubbs lived for 20 years and 3 months," the family wrote. "He was a trooper until ...

Underwater music festival held at Florida reef

/ Jul 9, 2017

Underwater music festival held at Florida reef

A radio station's broadcast underwater in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary on Saturday attracted about 400 divers and snorkelers who listened to music and announcements advocating reef preservation. The Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival at Looe Key Reef, part of the world's third-largest living ...