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FILE - In this July 1, 2008, file photo, a 7-Eleven is shown in Palo Alto, Calif. The convenience store chain announced Jan. 17, 2017, that it plans to sell a breakfast pizza. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Coffee and a slice? 7-Eleven launches breakfast pizza

7-Eleven is offering a breakfast pizza. The convenience store chain says that it combines the convenience of eating leftover pizza for the first meal of the day with traditional breakfast foods. The chain announced the creation Tuesday. It has a biscuit crust topped with bacon, sausage, ham, scrambled eggs, cheese ...

Video of giant alligator draws crowds to Florida preserve

Video of a massive alligator caught walking through a Florida nature reserve in front of stunned onlookers has prompted crowds of people hoping to catch their own glimpse. The video taken by a visitor to the Circle B Bar Reserve on Sunday shows the gator estimated to be about 12-feet ...

NJ brewery honors Villanova University's 175th anniversary

The co-owners of New Jersey's Cape May Brewing Company are honoring the 175th anniversary of their alma mater with a uniquely named commemorative brew. KYW-TV reports (http://cbsloc.al/2jiPWRR ) the Jersey shore-based microbrewery is releasing its "Demisemiseptcentennial Ale" on Jan. 25 to celebrate the founding of Villanova University. Co-owners Ryan Krill ...

Dismembered deer carcasses remain a mystery in Ohio

Police in northeast Ohio have no leads in solving a Friday the 13th mystery involving the dumping of several dismembered deer carcasses alongside a road. The Akron Beacon Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2jSTIAt ) the mutilated and disemboweled remains of at least three deer were discovered on the side of a road ...

Going bananas? Israeli zoo scrambles to find missing monkey

Israel's largest zoo is scrambling to find a monkey who swung out of a tree and escaped from the wildlife park near Tel Aviv. The "Safari," located in the adjacent city of Ramat Gan, is asking the public to help find Kuner, a 17-year-old wedge-capped capuchin monkey who fled on ...

In this Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, provided by the Oklahoma City Fire Department, firefighters hoist a cow out of a swimming pool outside a home in Oklahoma City. A homeowner reported hearing some sort of “snorting” coming from his swimming pool area and emergency responders arrived and discovered a hole in the swimming pool’s liner and a cow trapped in the water. (Mike Seeley/Oklahoma City Fire Department via AP)

Oklahoma City firefighters rescue cow stuck in swimming pool

Think it's hard for firefighters to rescue a cat in a tree? Try a cow in a swimming pool. Firefighters in Oklahoma City were summoned Sunday morning after a homeowner reported hearing some sort of "snorting" coming from his swimming pool area. Emergency responders arrived and discovered a hole in ...

In a Jan 6, 2017 photo, a silhouette marks the empty frame for former Toledo mayor James Berdan during a reception to honor the 180th anniversary of the City of Toledo, featuring the historic "Portraits of Toledo Mayors", in Toledo, Ohio. A new display featuring the former mayors of Ohio’s fourth-largest city turned up a discovery: a photo thought to be of Berdan, Toledo’s first mayor, is actually a photo of his son.  (Jetta Fraser/The Blade via AP)

Photo display of mayors reveals surprise find to community

A new display featuring photos of former mayors from Ohio's fourth-largest city turned up a discovery: A photo thought to be of Toledo's first mayor is actually a photo of his son. The mistake was discovered a few years ago by family members of the first mayor and local historians ...

In this Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Coast Guard Station Los Angeles, a sea lion hitches a ride on a US Coast Guard boat crew off the coast of Newport Beach, Calif. Officials say the juvenile sea lion was so happy to be rescued after getting hooked by fishing gear off Southern California, it happily jumped into a Coast Guard boat. The animal was handed off to a crew from the Pacific Marine Mammal Center, which brought the sea lion to its rescue facility.   (U.S. Coast Guard via AP)

Cutest captain: Sea lion caught in fishing gear hops on boat

Officials say a juvenile sea lion was so happy to be rescued after getting hooked by fishing gear off Southern California, it jumped into a Coast Guard boat. The Coast Guard says a Los Angeles-area crew on patrol pulled the sea lion free Saturday near Newport Harbor. Officials say after ...

'Bridge ninjas' gain internet fame after Nevada flooding

A team of heavy-machine operators drew a crowd of camera-toting spectators as they plucked downed trees and other dangerous debris from raging floodwaters in Nevada. The men then became internet sensations when video of their exploits spread online, with commenters dubbing them #CraneGuy, Bridge Ninjas and heroes of downtown Reno. ...

San Francisco man returns 100-year overdue library book

A book of short stories titled "Forty Minutes Late" has been returned to a San Francisco library — 100 years late. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/2jOjGcm ) that Bay Area resident Webb Johnson returned the book Friday. There was no fine. Johnson's great grandmother had checked it out from ...

Truck company owner charged with evading $1 million in tolls

The owner of a New Jersey trucking company has been arrested while trying to board a flight to Aruba and charged with racking up more than $1 million of unpaid tolls and fees. State police say Little Ferry resident Lester Morales was arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport on Thursday. ...

In this Jan. 11, 2017, photo provided by Sherman Hiatt, a wildfire triggered when a pile of chicken manure caught fire in a barn threatens property near Charleston, Ark. Agriculture experts are warning farmers to make sure their waste piles don't grow too high because the can catch fire through spontaneous combustion. (AP Photo/Sherman Hiatt)

How high is too high for a pile of chicken droppings?

How high is too high for a pile of chicken manure? Eight feet, apparently. Chicken waste is an excellent fertilizer, but with the growing season still weeks away it's piling up in barns across the South. To reduce the risk of fire from spontaneous combustion, poultry experts are warning farmers ...

Arkansas district declares 'snow day' after water line break

More than 21,000 students enjoyed what will essentially be counted as a "snow day" on an Arkansas school district's calendar — except that temperatures were in the 60s. A break in a main water line serving much of Springdale burst early Thursday, interrupting service for 25 of the district's 31 ...

In the photo taken Dec. 24, 2016, by Luke Gardner with his cell phone on a timer, Luke and Hillary Gardner pose with their son Cade Lee in Baldwyn, Miss. The husband and wife share the same birthday, and now also their son who was born on Dec. 18. The odds of that happening are about one in 133,000 statisticians say. (Luke Gardner via AP)

What are the odds? Mom, dad, son all share a birthday

Luke and Hillary Gardner never have a problem remembering each other's birthday. After all, the husband and wife were born the same day. And so was their son, 27 years later this past December. The odds of that happening are about one in 133,000, statisticians say. And that's a lot ...

Airline: Non-toxic de-icer triggered emergency response

Alaska Airlines says that a nontoxic de-icer caused attendants to fall ill on a flight, triggering a hazardous material response when the plane landed in San Jose, California. The airline says two flight attendants reported feeling ill Thursday after a white powder fell from an air vent in the galley ...

Lieutenant governor's vehicle parks in spot for disabled

The Massachusetts State Police driver who chauffeured the lieutenant governor to Cape Cod is apologizing for parking in a spot reserved for the disabled. A reporter for the Cape Cod Times (http://bit.ly/2jLZat9 ) photographed the black Ford Explorer in the space outside an office building in Hyannis on Thursday. There ...

Sexual assault question part of math homework assignment

A Pennsylvania high school is apologizing after students were given a math homework assignment that asked which family member had sexually assaulted a girl. The assignment focused on Maya Angelou and her autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." It provided an algebra formula that asked: "Angelou was sexually ...

Real-life Perry Mason pleads guilty to $110K jewelry theft

This Perry Mason has pleaded guilty and been convicted. Perry Mason of Hardwick, Vermont — not to be confused with the fictional television criminal defense lawyer played by Raymond Burr — pleaded guilty Thursday to breaking into a Greensboro jewelry store in 2014 and stealing $110,000 worth of items. The ...

Nick Stafford waits for his number to be called Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, as he stands beside of 5 wheelbarrows full of change, mostly pennies, at the DMV in Lebanon, Va. Stafford was paying the sales tax on two cars that he was titling. Stafford had paid $165 to file three lawsuits in Russell County General District Court: two against specific employees at the Lebanon DMV and one against the DMV itself., which means he spent $1,005 to get 10 phone numbers and the satisfaction of delivering 300,000 pennies. Not to mention the nearly $3,000 he paid the DMV for the cars. (David Criggeru/The Bristol Herald-Courier via AP)

No pocket change: Man delivers 300,000 pennies to DMV

Now, that's a lot of change. A Virginia man used 300,000 pennies to pay sales tax on two cars at the Department of Motor Vehicles. The Bristol Herald Courier reports (http://bit.ly/2jlMLsp) that Nick Stafford delivered five wheelbarrows full of change, mostly pennies, at the DMW office in Lebanon, Virginia, on ...

A block of ice containing a drowned fox who broke through the thin ice of the Danube river four days earlier sits on the bank of the Danube river in Fridingen, southern Germany, Friday, Jan. 13, 2017. (Johannes Stehle/dpa via AP)

Frozen fox extracted from upper reaches of Danube in Germany

A hunter in Germany has put on show a block of ice containing a fox that he says fell into the chilly Danube and drowned, in what he calls a warning of the dangers of the icy river. Franz Stehle told news agency dpa on Friday that the block containing ...

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