Oddities

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.

CHICAGO - A cockroach embarrassed a Chicago official in charge of pest control when it took a stroll near him in full view of some aldermen, and its stunt just might have cost it and its buddies their

SOMERSWORTH, N.H.

LIMA, Peru - A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box.

Wilber Medina was chosen mayor of Pillpinto near the touris

PITTSBURGH, Pa.

LINCOLN, Neb.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A Missouri funeral director is sending his father out with a bang.

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. - A pet bobcat has been recaptured after its latest escape from its owner's southern New Jersey home.

Stafford Township Police Capt.

WASHINGTON - Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws.

Now scientists have fou

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J.