PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's Red Cross says one person was gored and six others injured as thousands of daredevils tested their bravery and speed by dashing alongside fighting bulls through the streets of this northern Spanish city on the first bull-run of Pamplona's San Fermin festival.
The nine-day fiesta was made world famous in Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises" and attracts thousands of foreign tourists.
Fire Capt. Aaron Ernsberger says it took 30 minutes Sunday morning for firefighters to free the 23-year-old man.
Phoenix Fire Department video shows firefighters chipping away at a chimney wall and pulling the man out.
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — A large wave washed out the Fourth of July fireworks show in a Jersey shore community.
Town officials say the fireworks were set up closer to the surf than usual this year in an effort to satisfy state regulations requiring spectators be kept a specific distance away from the fireworks.
LINCOLN, R.I. (AP) — Police say two friends trying to hand off a rice cooker at a Rhode Island casino caused a brief security scare.
WPRI-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1IXxH8P) a man told casino security he saw the cooker next to a car in the parking lot at about 9:40 a.m. Casino security, officers with the Lincoln and state police, and the state fire marshal's office responded.
[...] she won the women's category.
The championship spit-off was claimed by Kevin Bartz of Niles with a winning distance of 48 feet, 8 inches.
A member of the Krause family has won 26 contests since the event began in 1974 to celebrate tart cherries.
NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Stonie upset Joey "Jaws" Chestnut to win the July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut's bid for a ninth straight victory.
The next closest competitor ate 32 hot dogs.
The 42nd International Cherry Pit Spitting Championship takes place Saturday at Tree-Mendus Fruit Farm in the southwestern Michigan community of Eau Claire, just north of the Indiana border.
A member of the Krause family has won 26 of 41 of the contests since farm owner Herb Teichman launched the tournament in 1974 as a lark — but also to mark the region's tart cherry harvest.
They told their children they wished to die in each other's arms.
[...] last month at their home in San Diego, just days before their 75th wedding anniversary, that wish was fulfilled.
According to their daughter, Aimee Toczko-Cushman, after Alexander died, Jeanette said, "Wait for me, I'll be there soon."
Police say the manager of the Victoria's Secret store reported the Thursday afternoon theft but couldn't provide a description of the suspect or surveillance video.
Surveillance video of the April theft showed two women stuffing bras into a bag.
Gov. John Kasich signed a provision eliminating a requirement that consumers sign a form promising to take them out of state, the Dayton Daily News reported Friday (http://bit.ly/1NBxHyV).
Some people think removing the consumer signature requirement may cause even more confusion.
In the closing days of last year's legislative session, Ohio nearly legalized the use of consumer fireworks without time or date restrictions, but the measure ultimately fell through in its final stages.
A campaign is underway to ask Denver voters about allowing marijuana consumption in bars and other places that only allow people over 21.
Activists who campaigned for recreational pot legalization in Colorado have launched a petition drive to allow what they call "limited social marijuana consumption" at bars.
The (Washington) Observer-Reporter (http://bit.ly/1UhlbtC ) says residents in Canonsburg, about 15 miles south of Pittsburgh, began placing chairs along the borough's main drag at 6 a.m. Thursday to save their seats for the popular Fourth of July parade.
The borough council had to restrict the seat-saving ritual to two days before the parade after some residents cluttered the street up to two weeks in advance with chairs.
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities seized a 45-ton Panther tank, a flak cannon and multiple other World War II-era military weapons in a raid on a 78-year-old collector's home in northern Germany, prosecutors said Friday.
In the search Wednesday and Thursday investigators also seized a torpedo and multiple other military items in addition to the Panzer V "Panther" tank and the 88mm flak gun, Hess told The Associated Press.
In the two months since the Nashawtuc Country Club in Concord opened for the season, 10 different players ranging in age from 11 to 79 have scored a hole-in-one.
Chris Carpenter, director of golf at the private club, tells The Boston Globe (http://bit.ly/1HASwdt ) the spree of aces is "crazy."