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Police respond to loose bison in Ohio township

Police in Ohio responded to an unusual situation when an escaped bison was spotted wandering around a community. The German Township Police Department said multiple calls came in reporting a bison on the loose in the community, and officers were concerned about the potential risk to drivers, pedestrians, children and nearby farmers. “The danger is […]

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Oblivious lottery winner carried $39M ticket in purse for nearly six weeks

A German woman who won a lottery jackpot of about $39 million said she carried the ticket in her purse for nearly six weeks before discovering it was a winner. The 45-year-old Lower Franconia woman told Lotto Bayern officials she bought a ticket for the June 9 Lotto 6aus49 drawing and stowed it in her […]

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Sheriff’s K-9 finds woman’s missing wedding rings in beach sand

A Michigan sheriff’s K-9 and his handler came to the rescue when a woman visiting a beach lost her wedding rings. Elsa Green said in a Facebook post that she was visiting the beach at Eagle River with her family when she lost her wedding rings in the sand. Green said a man with a […]

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Dog missing for two years spotted on TV news segment

A Wisconsin man was reunited with his family’s missing dog nearly two years later after he spotted the canine in a TV news segment about adoptable pets. The Wisconsin Humane Society said in a Facebook post that a man named Dwight got in touch with WITI-TV after watching an Adopt-A-Pet segment that featured a dog […]

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Texas tollway officials seek owner of roadside wedding dress

Tollway officials in Texas said they are trying to find the owner of an unusual piece of debris rescued from the side of a highway — a wedding dress. The North Texas Tollway Authority said workers doing a cleanup project on the Dallas North Tollway in Frisco spotted a white box at the side of […]

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Workers digging well in back yard find world’s largest sapphire cluster

Authorities in Sri Lanka said workers in a man’s back yard made a stunning discovery — the world’s largest star sapphire cluster. Local authorities in the Ratnapura area said the stone, known as the Serendipity Sapphire, was found by workers digging a well in the back yard of a man identified only by the surname […]

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Bull moose removed from Colorado parking garage

Wildlife officials in Colorado said a large bull moose was tranquilized and relocated after wandering into the ground floor of a parking garage. Colorado Parks and Wildlife said officers responded to the parking garage in the Lionshead Village area of Vail on Tuesday morning when the 2-to-3-year-old moose was spotted inside the garage. Wildlife officials […]