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About 1,200 government employees in a northeastern Pennsylvania county are getting their Black Friday paychecks late because the person in charge of payroll went on vacation and didn't approve an electronic transfer.

New Hampshire police say a man who tried to silence his neighbor's barking dog ended up getting bitten and arrested.

Police say a Pennsylvania woman chased her boyfriend around a dining room and stabbed him in the chest because he started eating Thanksgiving dinner while she slept off a bender.

Authorities say a woman being cited for public drunkenness in Pennsylvania accidentally dropped a baggie of crack cocaine on the police station floor.

An Australian lawyer has set a world record by stringing up almost 1.2 million Christmas lights in the center of the national capital.

A 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but "Cash" just didn't have what it takes.

An assistant manager at a Northern California Burger King found a backpack loaded with about $100,000 in a booth, but so far no one has come forward to claim it.

A much-maligned public Christmas tree in Pennsylvania is getting the Charlie Brown treatment.

Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has a Christmas tree this year thanks to an unusual patron: the Russian government.

Ustin, a rare Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin, is behaving badly in his new home in northeastern China.

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