Twerking, lowriders shut down Route 66 in New Mexico
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A hip-hop video shoot shut down parts of Route 66 in New Mexico last weekend because lowriders were driving around in circles as a crowd of hundreds twerked in the street.
Illinois minor leaguer sends homer into own truck windshield
SAUGET, Ill. (AP) — A minor league baseball player in southern Illinois hit a grand slam homerun only to find the ball smashed the windshield of his own truck.
Russian cat adopts abandoned baby squirrel monkey from zoo
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian cat has adopted a baby squirrel monkey after he was abandoned by his mother at a zoo, comforting the little primate by letting him cling to her back for warmth.
Cops: Man jailed for cutting sappy tree that hit apartments
PITTSTON, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania man who believed sap from a tree next door was ruining his car, chopped it down, causing the tree to crash into an apartment building he owns, damaging it so badly it had to be condemned.
Student trying to impress woman gets stuck between buildings
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A University of Pittsburgh student trying to impress a woman by leaping from one rooftop to another instead fell into a narrow gap between the buildings near campus and had to be rescued, police said Tuesday.
Federal judge: Doig did not create painting
CHICAGO (AP) — Internationally heralded artist Peter Doig was correct when he insisted that he didn't paint a landscape work that had been valued at more than $10 million, a federal judge in Chicago said Tuesday.
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