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College art project shuts down interstate in downtown Atlanta

Blaming a school project for an hours-long traffic jam sounds about as far-fetched as blaming a dog for eating your homework.

Donations pour in for Detroit man who walks 21 miles for his daily commute

There are tiring commutes. And then there's James Robertson's commute. The 56-year-old Detroit man walks 21 miles every weekday as part of his journey to and from the factory where he works.

Phoenix man accused of stealing Facebook photos, posting to child porn site

Just how well do you know your Facebook friends, or your regular friends, for that matter?

Selfies believed to be cause of fatal Colorado plane crash

Distraction caused by taking selfies is likely to blame for a plane crash that killed a pilot and his passenger in Colorado in May, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.

Georgia man suspected of killing family captured in Mississippi

A man wanted in the murder of five people in La Grange, Georgia was arrested Monday in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Police: 11-year-old scares intruder away with shotgun

An 11-year-old used a shotgun to scare an intruder away from their home.

Police: Ex-NFL star Warren Sapp arrested on soliciting prostitution charge

Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle Warren Sapp was arrested and charged with soliciting a prostitute early Monday, just hours after covering the Super Bowl for the NFL Network, Phoenix police said.

Man wanted for car burglaries in North Baton Rouge

Police need your help finding the black man responsible for several car burglaries in North Baton Rouge. The break-ins happened on Saturday morning in the 5200 block of Airline Highway.

Groundhog bites Wisconsin mayor after seeing shadow

The mayor of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin has learned a valuable lesson about one of his city's most famous critters: you don't want to get too close to a groundhog.

Top lawmaker wants to put Roger Goodell in the hot seat

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will likely find himself in the Washington hot seat if a top congressional investigator gets his way.

Washington man racks up $18,000 in bridge tolls

A Poulsbo, Washington man says he is still reeling from paying his son's "Good To Go" toll bill, which amounted to more than $18,000.

Nazi symbols painted on Jewish fraternity house at UC-Davis

Northern California's Jewish community is reacting strongly to a hate crime incident at the University of California Davis.

10 ways to stay safe when buying and selling online

Craigslist reports about 80 million ads on its site each month, so even if you haven't met a stranger to buy or sell something online, chances are you know someone who has.

Good Samaritan saves Ohio Mayor’s life by performing CPR

Toledo, Ohio Mayor Michael D. Collins remains hospitalized following a heart attack that caused him to lose control of his car and crash into a utility pole Sunday afternoon.

Winter season offers a break from pollen, but other allergens can still cause suffering

The winter season brings a break for many allergy sufferers who dread the effects of pollen, but there are other allergens specific to winter months that can make people feel pretty miserable.