School district’s diploma cover features wrong state seal

KELSO, Wash. — High school graduates in Kelso, Washington, discovered an error when they received their diplomas during Saturday’s graduation ceremony. The covers protecting the diplomas carried the state seal of Oregon. Kelso High School is in southwest Washington. KPTV-TV in Portland, Oregon, reports ( ) that the diplomas did list the correct high school. … Read more

Report of Plane Crash Actually Monster Truck’s Bath Time

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Ambulances, law enforcement officers and several emergency responders rushed to a property in southwest Missouri upon receiving a report of a possible plane crash. Instead, they found a man washing his jet-powered semi — named “Shockwave” — on Monday afternoon. Owner Neal Darnell’s new neighbors called 911 after hearing the loud noise … Read more

Man Ran Fake DUI Checkpoint While Drunk

SOMERSET, Pa. — Police say a man who set up a drunken-driving checkpoint complete with road flares while pretending to be a Pennsylvania state trooper was drunk. Troopers say 19-year-old Logan Shaulis, of Somerset, parked his vehicle diagonally across state Route 601 and set up road flares at about 4 a.m. Saturday. A motorist who … Read more