MARGATE, N.J. (AP) — An animal rights organization is offering to help save a giant wood and tin elephant if it can send a message about the plight of the real-life creatures.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said Thursday it will pay for some of Lucy the Elephant's estimated $58,000 in repairs in exchange for using the Margate landmark as a "spokes-elephant" for elephants forced into circus work.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say a drone illegally landed at a park near the White House, and two people were cited.
Sgt. Anna Rose of U.S. Park Police said Friday morning that the operators of the drone were on Washington Monument grounds overnight. She says the drone landed — and may have crashed — across Constitution Avenue on the Ellipse, a grassy park just south of the White House.
Rose says the operators were issued federal tickets, but were not...
ATLANTA (AP) — Drake returns for the second straight as the top nominee at the 10th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta.
Veteran rapper Scarface will receive the "I Am Hip-Hop Icon" award at the taping of the show Friday night at the Boisfeuillet (BOH'-fihl-ay) Jones Atlanta Civic Center. Scarface's claimed fame through the group Geto Boys, becoming known as a solo artist with hits "Smile" and "I Seen a Man Die."
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a shopping mall in North Carolina had to be evacuated and four people were taken to hospitals because of possible monoxide poisoning.
The Charlotte Fire Department says firefighters were called to SouthPark Mall about 9 p.m. EDT Thursday because of hazardous conditions. Fire Capt. Jackie Gilmore said on the department's Twitter account that firefighters were monitoring carbon monoxide levels.