Daily Mountain Eagle
 Top Stories
  Severe Weather
  Bird Flu
  Mideast Crisis
 Personal Finance
  Sports Columns
  College Hoops
 Raw News
 Archive Search
 Multimedia Gallery
 AP Video Network
 in History
The Associated Press
AP Top Strange News at 6:45 p.m. EDT

Connecticut university student arrested over mac and cheese
STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- A University of Connecticut student faces criminal charges over a confrontation with a campus food court manager who wouldn't let him buy macaroni and cheese with bacon and jalapeno peppers....

Dog rescued after fall into crack at Volcanoes National Park
HONOLULU (AP) -- A Big Island family was reunited with their dog after a rescue team removed the Labrador retriever trapped in a crack in the earth at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park....

Woman found inside portable toilet gets arrested on warrants
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- A woman wanted on identity theft charges has been arrested in Oregon after a construction worker lifted the lid of a portable toilet to find her hiding inside....

Art lovers stage mock anti-Renoir protest at Boston museum
BOSTON (AP) -- Renoir didn't leave much of an impression on a group of art lovers in Boston....

Ohio man calls cops to complain he got too high on marijuana
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) -- Police in Ohio say they were called to a house by a man who complained he'd gotten too high smoking marijuana....

Police: Partially-clothed intruder found sleeping in home
WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) -- A 53-year-old man has been charged with burglary and harassment after he was found asleep in an empty bedroom of someone else's Missouri home....

Thousands form human peace sign to honor John Lennon in NYC
AP Photo
NEW YORK (AP) -- Thousands of people joined Yoko Ono in Central Park on Tuesday to try to set a world record for largest group of human bodies forming a peace sign....

Farmer opens barn to show woolly mammoth bones
LIMA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- A barn in southeastern Michigan suddenly has become a natural history museum since bones from a woolly mammoth were discovered by a farmer while he was digging in a soybean field....

Residents of Kentucky city petition to move Halloween
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) -- Hundreds of Lexington, Kentucky, residents have urged county officials to move Halloween trick-or-treating to Oct. 30 this year....

Stolen giant pumpkin returned to South Dakota grower
SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) -- A 100-pound pumpkin that was brazenly stolen from the yard of a South Dakota residence has been found and returned, after someone apparently tried but failed to turn it into a giant jack-o'-lantern....