An Indiana woman who died in November requested in her last will and testament that her dog Bela be buried with her. One problem: Bela is still alive.
As the calendars turn over to 2013, new laws will be taking effect all over the country.
In Maryland and Maine, gay marriage was passed. And the recreational use of marijuana? That was approved in Colorado and in Washington state.
But wait. There's more -- much more.
Let's start with the laws that take effect Jan. 1, 2013.
In Illinois and California, employers may no longer force their employees to provide their passwords to the social media accounts.
The same is true if you are applying for a job in either one of those states.
And speaking of job seeking, in Oregon, employers are no longer allowed to post a job opening, unless they're willing to hire the unemployed.
In Maryland, Arsenic is banned in chicken feed. Why? Well, it's a measure to help protect the Chesapeake Bay from any toxins.
California is now banning any treatment aimed at changing the sexual orientation of someone that is under the age of 18.
So, let's take a look at the lighter side of things.
If you are a shark fan, you're going to like this one: There's a law in Illinois that may help protect that species.
The sale, trade, and possession of shark fins is illegal in Illinois.
In Florida, if you owned a swamp buggy, you no longer have to register it as a motor vehicle. It is no longer declared such in that state.
In Kentucky, it is now illegal to release a wild hog into the wild.
Yep. That's what that law says.
So, in 2013, some folks may be especially happy because they'll get a bump in their paycheck.
Ten states voted to raise their minimum wage in 2013.
The facial tattoo "Misunderstood" stood out to victims of a robbery at gunpoint in Dania Beach.
A Pensacola woman, Ashley Taylor Wright, has been arrested after authorities say they tried arrest her for shoplifting and she threw the baby at a deputy as she tried to escape.
A Tennessee man found this out the hard way when a woman dipped in his pool, naked, as her husband robbed his home.
Putnam County investigators say it was "fowl" play when three young men stole a giant chicken.
A man in Fort Pierce said he used his "powers of invisibility" to abscond with a carton of menthol cigarettes, but his conscience appears to have gotten the best of him.
A Golden Gate Estates, Florida man was arrested Monday after Collier County sheriff's deputies say he broke into a woman's house, left her love notes and took photos of himself with her underwear on his head.
Authorities say two Florida brothers got into a tussle over missing macaroni and cheese that ended with one stabbing the other in the stomach.
For years, Wayne Brandenburg shopped at his local Wal-Mart three or four times a week. He never thought he'd pick up a wife, or marry her, there. But that's exactly what happened.
Video of a man jumping on two manatees prompts legal investigation.