3 accused of smoking pot in NJ police parking lot

TOTOWA, N.J. (AP) — State troopers in northern New Jersey didn't have to go far to make a pot bust. They didn't even have to get in their cruisers.

Restaurant meals for kids fail nutrition test: consumer group

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The menus offered to children by most U.S. restaurant chains have too many calories, too much salt or fat, and often not a hint of vegetables or fruit, according to a study by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

WATCH: Baby Sea Lion Found Lounging In Hotel Chair

A female sea lion in San Diego is still just a pup but she's already got a taste for the finer things in life.

The sea lion was spotted Tuesday morning lounging in a chair at the Pantai Inn, an all-suite hotel in La Jolla, Calif., which surprised hotel manager Shane Pappas.

Maple Ridge Man Dies In Go-Kart Crash

A Maple Ridge man died Wednesday after the go-kart he was driving crashed with a pickup pulling a trailer.

The man, 33, was driving an unlicenced go-kart on 256th Street when he collided with the trailer, said an RCMP news release on Wednesday. He was rushed to hospital where he died.

The roads were dry, and weather was warm and sunny at the time of the crash, said RCMP Sgt. Dale Somerville. RCMP are investigating the crash.

WATCH: Miracle Baby Weighed In At Over 15 Pounds

An expecting British couple got a surprise during delivery six weeks ago: their baby was a very big boy.

Baby George King was born weighing 15 pounds, 7 ounces. According to some reports, he's the second largest baby ever delivered vaginally in the United Kingdom.

'Hoarding: Buried Alive': Even Ron Jeremy Can't Help

Even porn star Ron Jeremy couldn't help Louise climb out from under her massive hoard. The porn star showed up on "Hoarding: Buried Alive" to work with Louise in trying to clean up the mess she'd been building for three decades. He was the first person to have seen her cluttered apartment.

'True Life: Addicted To Tanning': Teen Tans Three Times A Day

On "True Life: Addicted to Tanning," the spotlight fell on Billy. Or maybe those were the lights of the tanning beds he used up to three times a day. The 19-year old was obsessed with tanning, laying out for a minimum of two hours each morning and then heading for another session in the afternoon.

Powerball Winner Owes Thousands In Child Support

PATERSON, N.J. -- The New Jersey man who won the $338 million Powerball jackpot owes approximately $29,000 in child support.

Hotel Seeks Professional Sleeper

HELSINKI -- Fed up with the neighbors? Pipes burst in the kitchen? Or, you just want to get away from it all for a while?

Hotel Finn in the heart of Helsinki might just be the ticket – they're seeking a "professional sleeper" for 35 days to test their rooms and write all about it.
Hotel manager Tio Tikka says he thought up the stunt to help promote the hotel after lengthy renovations.

Tikka said Wednesday that they were looking for a "dynamic person to write a quality blog" about their daily experiences at the basic hotel, which has no bar or restaurant.

Man Allegedly Forges Paperwork To Steal 21 TONS Of Cheese

CASHTON, Wis. -- An Illinois man accused of stealing 21 tons of Wisconsin cheese has been arrested in New Jersey.

New Jersey authorities say the 34-year-old man from Plainfield, Ill., was arrested Tuesday afternoon.
New Jersey State Police Lt. Stephen Jones said Wednesday the man was driving a refrigerated truck carrying 42,000 pounds of Muenster cheese. Jones says the cheese company, K&K Cheese in Cashton, Wis., valued the cargo at $200,000.

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