Cat in Ohio survives 26 days under fire debris
FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) — A woman's pet cat has been found alive, buried beneath debris 26 days after an Ohio fire.
Sandy LaPierre says she assumed 1-year-old Smoka had died from the Aug. 10 fire in Franklin, about 30 miles north of Cincinnati. The blaze broke out in a building housing a flower shop and LaPierre's second-floor apartment.
Deputies breaking for cup of joe spot suspects
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — It didn't take much work for two county sheriff's deputies in Minnesota to track down four burglary suspects.
In fact, the suspects pulled right into the Happy Chef restaurant where the Blue Earth County deputies were on a coffee break Wednesday night.
Aliens, zombies try to break 'Thriller' record
ATLANTA (AP) — It wasn't under the moonlight, and it wasn't quite the funk of 40,000 years. But 900 zombies, aliens and Star Wars Stormtroopers boogeying to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" might be a sight that almost stops your heart.
Fla. boaters urged to look out for missing robot
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Scientists on Florida's Gulf Coast are trying to find an underwater robot that has mysteriously vanished.
The robot from the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota has been missing since Monday.
NY man's next blood donation will be gallon No. 40
WOODBURY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man is donating his 320th pint of blood this week, making him one of two people in the U.S. who has given 40 gallons.
Seventy-five-year-old Al Fischer of Massapequa (mass-ah-PEE'-kwah) plans to reach the milestone Tuesday, 58 years after he started giving blood.
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Plane through: Cessna lands on Houston golf course
HOUSTON (AP) — An area near the 11th hole at a Houston golf course provided a smooth landing spot after a small plane ran out of fuel and glided on to the grass.
The Cessna 170 was expected to be moved from Hermann Park on Tuesday. The unplanned landing of the single-engine plane happened Monday night on a flight from Lafayette, La.
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