Buffett fans scolded for leaving homemade toilets at show

MANSFIELD, Mass. — Parrotheads are apparently too busy wasting away in Margaritaville to wait in line for the bathroom. Mansfield police tell The Sun Chronicle (http://bit.ly/1HTQHnB ) that despite warnings against the practice, many fans at the Jimmy Buffett concert Saturday at the Xfinity Center brought homemade, portable toilets for the party in the parking … Read more

2 Arrested After Meth Lab Remnants Found in Iowa Taco Bell

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Authorities say two men have been arrested after the remnants of a methamphetamine lab were found inside a Taco Bell in eastern Iowa. The Cedar Rapids Police Department says officers found two men outside the restaurant early Tuesday. One identified himself as a Taco Bell employee. Officers entered the closed restaurant … Read more

East Texas Man Guilty of Assault Gets Sentenced to Marriage

More on this TYLER, Texas — An East Texas man who pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend has been sentenced to life — in matrimony. Josten Bundy, 21, pleaded guilty on July 2 to assault with bodily injury for a February fistfight with the ex-boyfriend of Elizabeth Jaynes, 19, KLTV (http://bit.ly/1gQzs1e ) reported. Bundy … Read more

School closes after venomous spiders found for a 3rd time

MERCERSBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania school district has closed one of its elementary schools due to an infestation of venomous spiders. WHTM-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1DVzTvV ) this is the third time brown recluse spiders were found at Montgomery Elementary School in Mercersburg. The Tuscarora School District made the decision to close the school Tuesday after officials … Read more

Massachusetts woman’s chicken getting $2,500 prosthetic leg

CLINTON, Mass. — This chicken leg isn’t for eating. A hen owned by a Massachusetts woman who specializes in chicken rehabilitation and rescue is getting fitted with a prosthetic leg Wednesday at Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Andrea Martin, of Clinton, tells The Telegram & Gazette (http://bit.ly/1DVRpAj ) she is paying for the … Read more

Subway sandwich artists set world record in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Subway’s “sandwich artists” cranked out a record number of their lunchmeat masterpieces in Las Vegas on Saturday. Franchisees and employees from around the world set a Guinness World Record for the “most people making sandwiches simultaneously” when 1,481 people built subs at the same time during the brand’s annual convention in Las … Read more