(AP) — Joseph Ali says onlookers thought he was drunk when he dove into the nighttime waters around a Southern California pier.
Ali tells the Orange County Register (http://bit.ly/IQe4r3) he was closing his father's business, Zack's Pier Plaza in Huntington Beach, Monday when he saw the ocean was calm and decided [...]
(AP) — A Colorado university has suspended a religious studies professor whose silent protest against racial bias on campus led to complaints that he refused to speak during classes.
According to the Boulder Daily Camera (http://tinyurl.com/mzlyqee ), Naropa officials say the silent protest was unnecessary, and they acknowledged that the university [...]
(AP) — Police say a drunken panhandler charged with harassing the customers of a western Pennsylvania business falsely claimed to be a state trooper — but was found out when he claimed to work at a nonexistent barracks.
Police in Latrobe, about 40 miles east of Pittsburgh, say a store owner [...]
PUTNAM VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man who went to check on an acquaintance and found him dead at his home is accused of stealing some of the man's artwork before calling 911.
State police say Hiram Noel Mendez of Cortlandt Manor found Ronald Cutrone dead at his Lake [...]