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    Good Samaritan Directs Traffic in NW DC

    The traffic signal at the corner of Nebraska and New Mexico avenues in northwest Washington was broken. It was stuck on red for the motorists on Nebraska, bringing them to a stand-still from Ward Circle to Foxhall Road. Commuters were getting frustrated. Pedestrians -- many trying to get to American University -- dodged cars to cross the street. And traffic poured ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +16
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    Cops Credit Good Samaritans With Liftng Truck Off Woman, Saving Her Life

    NORTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. — Police say 10 good Samaritans lifted a pickup truck off a woman who was struck on her bicycle in New Jersey. North Plainfield police say 57-year-old Katie Miller was riding the bike through an International House of Pancakes parking lot in North Plainfield when she was hit Monday. Restaurant manager Jose Preciado tells The Courier News of ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +16
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    Guns On Texas Campus Gets First Approval

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- On her first day of class, 51-year-old Marie Kilian was talking with other students at Sam Houston State University about what to do if a gunman walked in and started shooting. Run. Tackle him. Throw textbooks. But all of those ideas seemed likely to get her killed. "I am better able to protect myself in a Walmart ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +15
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    Officers Subdue Naked, Growling Man Claiming He Was the Devil

    SEATTLE - Police officers never know what they're going to get when they respond to a call. This week, North Precinct officers got a naked man, growling like a dog and claiming to be the devil. He was high on drugs. Police were sent to the 2000 block of Northeast 105th Street at 10:50 p.m. Tuesday. A homeowner had complained that ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +15
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    Woman Gets Back $30K Ring After 14 Years

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A woman in New Mexico has been reunited with a $30,000 diamond engagement ring that she lost while making dinner in 1997. Santa Fe police say the ring was returned to its owner Wednesday. It had been in a police evidence room for more than two years. The police department said a few weeks ago it ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +15
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    92-Year Old Shoots Up Neighbor's House After Being Refused a Kiss

    92-Year Old Shoots Up Neighbor's House After Being Refused a Kiss
    MARION COUNTY, FL - Helen Staudinger, 92, was arrested on Monday, accused by authorities of shooting several times at the home of a 53-year-old neighbor who refused to give her a kiss, according to an Ocala.com report. According to the report, Marion County deputies said that, during an argument with the man, Staudinger refused to leave without a kiss — and ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +15
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    Suspect Left Phone Charging At Crime Scene

    SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland arrested a man after finding his cell phone charging at the scene of a burglary. Now Montgomery County police say 25-year-old Cody Wilkins has been charged in other burglaries. It began when a homeowner's son arrived as a burglar was going through rooms in the home Friday. Startled, the burglar jumped out a ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +15
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    Lasagna Trail Leads Police to Fugitive in Italy

    ROME (AP) - He avoided Italian police for a decade on the run, but couldn't resist his wife's lasagna. Police say Giancarlo Sabatini went into hiding in 2000, shortly after being given a 3-year, 8-month prison sentence in a cocaine trafficking case. Acting on a tip, police staked out the homes of Sabatini's wife and daughter Tuesday in Rocca Priora, a ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +14
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    Daughter ‘Begged’ for Spanking Instead of Mom’s Embarrassing Web Photo

    Submitted by mz66 | Published almost 2 years ago | Rated +14
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    Police: Mass. Suspect Cut Fingers To Hide ID

    BOSTON - Police say a Boston man wanted for drug trafficking tried to conceal his identity by cutting the tips of his fingers to hide the prints. State Police spokesman David Procopio said Monday that Francis Viliar admitted to police that he paid someone $400 to slice off the fleshy pads at the ends of his fingers. [widget:news__massachusetts] The 36-year-old was ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +13
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    Rooster kills man during cock fight

    Submitted by Anonymous | Published about 3 years ago | Rated +13
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    Driver Passes Out In Car; Police Find Drug Lab in Back Seat

    Driver Passes Out In Car; Police Find Drug Lab in Back Seat
    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Police say a driver passed out in his car at a Tennessee gas station while a batch of methamphetamine was cooking in the back seat. An employee at the gas station in Murfreesboro, about 30 miles southeast of Nashville, called police because the car was sitting at the pump for about an hour on New Year's Day. ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +13
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    Men Attempted to Rob Sheriff Through Craigslist Scandal

    Men Attempted to Rob Sheriff Through Craigslist Scandal
    GARDEN CITY, Idaho - Authorities say two men attempted to rob a local buyer interested in purchasing a laptop computer off Craigslist. Only problem? The buyer was Ada County Sheriff Gary Raney. Garden City Police report Raney was looking to purchase a laptop computer and had agreed to meet the potential seller at 6650 Glenwood St. in Garden City. When Raney ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +13
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    Man Arrested for Driving with Pants Down, Blames Doughnut

    When state police questioned David F. Line about a report from a truck driver who allegedly saw Line driving on Interstate 81 in Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County, with his pants around his ankles and without both hands on the steering wheel, Line had an explanation. According to court documents, Line, 49, of Doubling Gap Road in Newville, told police he ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +12
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    Man Denies Cocain Hidden in Buttocks Is His

    BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) - When sheriff's deputies allegedly discovered a bags of marijuana and cocaine between a man's buttocks, they said he gave a quick explanation. Manatee County deputies said Raymond Stanley Roberts told them "The white stuff is not mine, but the weed is." Deputies stopped the 25-year-old Wednesday in Bradenton for speeding. Officers said they smelled marijuana and searched ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +12
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    Nicolas Cage Taunted Police: 'Why Don't You Just Arrest Me?'

    NEW ORLEANS - The erratic actor Nicolas Cage was arrested early Saturday in New Orleans after he loudly argued with his wife - and then taunted police, according to reports. Cage was charged with one count of domestic abuse and one count of disturbing the peace, according to the gossip website TMZ.com. Cage and Alice Kim, the actor's third wife, were ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +12
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    Police: Woman Zaps Self, Brother With Stun Gun

    NORTH EAST, Pa. (AP) - Police said an Erie-area woman somehow managed to zap both herself and her brother with a stun gun during a drunken dispute. Darlene Newara, 45, will have a hearing Oct. 18 on charges including driving under the influence, disorderly conduct for fighting, and public drunkenness in the Aug. 8 incident. State police said they responded to ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +12
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    Texas Legislature Passes 'Merry Christmas Bill'

    Submitted by cakdep1 | Published 11 months ago | Rated +12
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    BREAKING:national guard member captures bigfoot in montana

    Submitted by APEXPROUD | Published about 2 years ago | Rated +12
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    Would-Be Teen Robber Asks Clerk Not To Tell Mom

    SALT LAKE CITY - Police said a teenager who botched a robbery at a Salt Lake City convenience store asked the clerk not to tell his mom. Salt Lake City police said the teen went into the store early Saturday morning and approached the counter with several items. As the clerk rung them up, the teen tried to sneak behind him ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +11
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