Trespassing Deer Thwarted By School's Slippery Waxed Floor

A deer broke into a Virginia middle school last week, but probably quickly wished that it hadn't.  The deer couldn't handle what appears to be the freshly waxed floors of academia:    The moment was reminiscent of a scene from "Bambi," when the little deer is learning to skate: The incident happened at Henley Middle School in Crozet, near Charlottesville, on Nov. 2.

Playboy settles model's California golf-injury lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Playboy Enterprises has settled a lawsuit by a model who claimed she was hurt when an employee whacked her in the buttocks with a golf club during a Southern California event.

This Christmas, city won't stand for 'Charlie Brown' tree

READING, Pa. (AP) — A year after its scraggly "Charlie Brown" Christmas tree caused an uproar, a Pennsylvania city is putting up a more traditional tannenbaum this holiday season.

Bubble yuck: Crews unstick old gum from famed Seattle wall

SEATTLE (AP) — A piece of Seattle history is coming down — or rather, 1 million little pieces.

A big splash! New Hampshire waterpark owner chained to tower

CANDIA, N.H. (AP) — The owner of a New Hampshire waterpark facing foreclosure chained himself to the top of a slide tower and is hoping for a financial miracle.

AP PHOTOS: Seattle's famed 'gum wall' gets a fresh start

SEATTLE (AP) — Crews have begun cleaning up Seattle's famed "gum wall" near Pike Place Market, where tourists and locals have been sticking their used chewing gum for the past 20 years. Here's a snapshot of the attraction:

A massive 360kg alligator had to be removed from a shopping centre

An enormous alligator dubbed Godzilla had to be loaded onto a car by a forklift truck after it turned up at a shopping centre.
Christy Kroboth, a professional alligator hunter, wrestled the 50-year-old, 360kg creature outside the department store in Sugar Land Texas.
Which probably makes your working day seem rather dull.
The alligator managed to throw Ms Kroboth of its back while officers struggled to tie its jaws together.

Handcuffed Woman Led Cops On 80mph Car Chase

Roxanne Rimer will spend at least four years behind bars after pleading guilty to driving a stolen cop car with her hands cuffed.

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