Central Ohio
 LATEST NEWS
 Top Stories
 U.S.
  Severe Weather
  Bird Flu
 World
  Castro
  Mideast Crisis
  Iraq
 Business
 Personal Finance
 Technology
 Sports
  Sports Columns
  NASCAR
  Baseball
  College Hoops
  NBA
  NHL
  Tennis
  Golf
 Entertainment
 Health
 Science
 Politics
 Washington
 Offbeat
 Podcasts
 Blogs
 Weather
 Raw News
 NEWS SEARCH
 
 Archive Search
 SPECIAL SECTIONS
 Multimedia Gallery
 AP Video Network
 Today
 in History
 Corrections
The Associated Press
AP Top Strange News at 6:56 p.m. EDT

'Zombie' event staged at Oklahoma Capitol to support taxes
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Anti-tax "zombies" in Oklahoma were stopped outside the entrance to the state Capitol on Saturday in a staged event by groups supporting tax increases to prevent cuts to health, education and other services....

Honolulu store owners say thieves are targeting cans of Spam
AP Photo
HONOLULU (AP) -- Cans of Spam have become a common item that's being stolen from Honolulu stores and then sold on the streets for quick cash, according to authorities....

To learn how to say New Zealand leader's name, just call her
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- When an Australian journalist wanted to find out how to correctly pronounce the name of New Zealand's incoming prime minister, he - unwittingly - went straight to the top....





Devils fans help young anthem singer who forgets the words
AP Photo
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Hockey fans have come to the rescue of a girl who apparently forgot the words while singing the national anthem at a New Jersey Devils game....

KFC Twitter follows 11 Herbs and Spices, intrigues internet
AP Photo
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A Twitter user has earned kudos online for discovering a subtle message on KFC's account....

Police: Newborn's dad sold heroin in hospital maternity ward
GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he sold heroin in the hospital maternity ward room where people were visiting his newborn daughter....

2-story 'Star Wars' replica in yard for Halloween is big hit
PARMA, Ohio (AP) -- A two-story, "Star Wars"-inspired Halloween yard display in Ohio is enticing kids to get toy lightsabers and attracting hundreds of visitors from across the state....

No Go: Pokemon-costumed man arrested after White House jump
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Kentucky man dressed as the Pokemon character Pikachu is accused of trying to jump the White House fence - all in the name of making a YouTube video....

Student's yearbook photo rejected because he's holding gun
STANDISH, Maine (AP) -- A Maine high school has rejected a student's submitted yearbook photo because it shows him holding a shotgun....

Police: Robbery suspect left wallet behind at crime scene
FAIR LAWN, N.J. (AP) -- Police in New Jersey have arrested a robbery suspect who they say left his wallet behind at the scene of the crime....