Dim Bulb

Stabbing suspect was looking for 'portal to hell'

Morgan Mesz, 25, who claimed he was seeking the “portal to hell”…

Bankruptcy filings on the rise

Dim Bulb: The number of Americans filing for bankruptcy in 2010 increased…

Winner of liar contest may be a liar

The winning entry in the Burlington Liars Club contest may have been…

Drunken driver calls 911 to report himself

Francisco Castro of Iowa City, Iowa, was arrested on suspicion of drunken…

Town officials can’t find missing time capsule

Officials in the Wisconsin village of Kimberly want to commemorate the community’s…

Marion Berry leaves his car's fate to the honor system

Washington, D.C., Councilman and former Mayor Marion Barry’s car was reported stolen…

Casino crook's loot is colorful but worthless

The man who made off with $1.5 million worth of casino chips…

Man tried to take photos of spirits … in the nude

A man caught naked in a south Mississippi church cemetery says he…

White House turns down recommendation from own commission

The White House dismissed a recommendation from its own deficit reduction commission,…

Man brands teen's forehead with 'V' for vampire

Police in Alabama say a 20-year-old man who believes he is a…

Boy allegedly set deadly fires with water pipe

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with the forest fires…

German man busted for sending illegal tarantulas in the mail

A German man was stung by federal agents in Los Angeles after…

Nicotine withdrawal leads man to call 911

Police in Tennessee say a man accused of making three bogus calls…

Robbery suspect walks into police station to call his parents

Police in Eugene, Ore., didn’t have to take Nathan Bramlage very far…

Mountain View employee caught in insider-trading scam

An East Coast employee of Mountain View-based Primary Global Research was arrested…

Apple and Beatles' publishing company come together

Years of bad blood over trademark disputes between computer maker Apple Inc.…

Health group predicts most Americans will have diabetes

More than half of Americans will have diabetes or be prediabetic by…

Holy hoarders! Rats, too?

A Los Angeles homeowner whose house was featured on the A&E reality…

Safe-driving spokesman's record hardly clean

North Dakota State football coach Craig Bohl — featured as a regional…