IRRIGON, Ore. (AP) - May 17, 2013 - Authorities in Eastern Oregon say a fleeing man tried to use a backstroke to get across the Columbia River but, exhausted, said he couldn't swim and pleaded with officers to retrieve him. They did.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - May 17, 2013 - Anchorage police say a young man who didn't want to return to jail ran out onto the uncertain ice of an Alaska lake to escape officers armed with an arrest warrant.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - May 16, 2013 - Connecticut chef Bun Lai is already known for his Mexican grasshopper dish and his fried rice with meal worms and crickets. But he might soon also be recognized as the cicada chef.
WEST NEWTON, Pa. (AP) - May 16, 2013 - A volunteer fire chief's decision to have his son and the boy's date chauffeured to their high school prom in a fire truck has sparked a four-alarm controversy in their southwestern Pennsylvania borough.
KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) - May 16, 2013 - A Washington woman whose car was stolen from her apartment complex saw the stolen SUV hours later - in the drive-thru of the McDonald's restaurant where she works.