UPDATE, Feb. 24, 12:51 p.m. EST: Officials at the Animal Adventure Park in New York were on stand-by for the birth of April the Giraffe's calf early Friday, although they were back in waiting mode a few hours later.
Five things to know about La Niña: 1. La Niña is part of an important climate phenomena called ENSO, or the El Niño-Southern Oscillation.
A dog named Bear spent most of his 15 years of life chained in a yard, until a non-profit animal rescue organization stepped in.
Golfer Rory McIlroy apparently has been taking some heat for teeing up with President Donald Trump last weekend at Trump International Golf Club.
A Kansas man accused of killing an Indian man and wounding two others in a shooting in a bar screamed for them to “get out of (his) country” before opening fire, witnesses said.
A 25-year-old Florida man is accused of setting fire to a suburban Lake Worth country club last week and posted videos on Snapchat during the blaze, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office records said.
A viral video of a crocodile with a dog in its mouth is serving as a warning to neighborhoods in South Florida.
A crowd gathered this week to watch a bulldozer pull out a Jeep that had been stuck in a dune in a Massachusetts town for 40 years.
A Philadelphia man is accused of making up a story of a small child being abducted so police would respond faster to his car being stolen.
And the Oscar goes to ... um, you know, that movie, with that guy, about that thing... That's how the average American might hand over the hardware come trophy time this Sunday.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Reports that the tiger habitat seen in the video is actually a farm with a long history of animal rights abuses have surfaced since the video went viral.
A Boston College professor has become the unofficial "father of the selfie" after leading a creative project in which he has taken a photo of himself daily for the last 30 years.
A Houston music promoter said in a lawsuit that he agreed to pay Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy $1,000 a minute for an hour-long concert in Texas last December, but the musician skipped the concert for a party and kept his $30,000 deposit.
Authorities have identified the residents of a Texas home where about 430 animals were seized Monday in an animal cruelty investigation.
A Florida man remains jailed after he took a $150,000 Maserati on a test drive, then allegedly stole the car, according to an arrest report.
Baby Savannah is a tiny, but she's a fighter. She was born in Jacksonville, Florida, on Jan. 20 at just 30 weeks old because her mother was suffering from congestive heart failure.
J.C. Penney will be closing 130-140 stores in the coming months, the company reported Friday. "We believe closing stores will also allow us to adjust our business to effectively compete against the growing threat of online retailers," Chief Executive Officer Marvin Ellison said in a statement.
A Michigan woman who believed she was the target of a human trafficker’s tactic was actually the victim of a prank, according to police.
Bumblebees playing an improvised game of golf are creating quite a buzz among scientists. >> Read more trending news The bees have learned to push a ball into a hole to receive a reward, New Scientist reported.
A 14-year-old Ohio girl who called 911 to say she had shot her father was arrested and charged with aggravated murder, WLWT reported.