Police say they've arrested a man dressed as a tree for blocking traffic in Maine.
They say the man didn't respond to officers when they warned him against obstructing traffic in a busy intersection in downtown Portland.
Lawmakers 'Tricked' Into Honoring Ku Klux Klansman
Lawmakers in Tennessee are crying foul after Republican Rep. Mike Sparks sneaked in a resolution to honor former Ku Klux Klansman Nathan Bedford Forrest with a bust under a different name. The resolution passed unanimously, 94-0, and the bust was installed at the state Capitol before lawmakers realized the mistake.
(Published Friday, April 28, 2017)
NBC affiliate WCSH-TV posted video of the man being arrested after he blocked traffic again.
A friend of the man, identified by authorities as 30-year-old Asher Woodworth, says he was trying to study the city's traffic patterns.
UC Davis Now Sells Plan B and Condoms From a Vending Machine
Students at the University of California, Davis, can now purchase $30 Plan B emergency contraceptives, pregnancy tests, condoms and other personal care products from a vending machine. The idea came from UC Davis senior Parteek Singh, after a friend was unable to buy emergency contraceptives in time.