ST. PETERSBURG — A man driving a stolen vehicle no faster than 25 mph nevertheless led police on a 90-minute chase through north St. Petersburg neighborhoods Saturday night before they could arrest him.
ALAMOSA, Colo. — A woman in southern Colorado was surprised when she gave birth to a baby girl that tipped the scales at almost 14 pounds.
NEW YORK — James D. Watson's 1962 Nobel Prize medal for sharing in the discovery of the double-helix structure of DNA, the foundation of the new science of genomics, sold for $4.1 million at auction Thursday.
SUFFOLK, Va. — A cat has used up at least one of its nine lives after surviving a monthlong trip in a moving box with no food or water.
CANBERRA, Australia — A jumping shark has "photobombed" a surfing competition off an Australian beach.
WEST MILFORD, N.J. — A New Jersey hiker killed by a bear in September took a series of photos of the animal with his cellphone before it mauled him to death.
Texting and "sexting," sending sexually explicit messages via mobile phone, are firmly entrenched in the high school dating scene these days, but until now little solid data has existed on to what extent these social media connections have been misused to control, harass, threaten or stalk.
PORT ST. LUCIE — Police say a Florida man stole a chain saw by sticking it down his pants.
At a little-known government laboratory in South Florida, they keep the snails under lock and key. Sure, any escape would be sloooooow. But giant African land snails are such a threat to humans that the rules say they have to be kept locked away, just in case.
ORLANDO — A former South Florida resident who as a teen lost his hands, feet and parts of his limbs is a "person of interest" in the fatal shootings of his parents in their Orlando-area home, police said.