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    Man With Dead Weasel Accused of Assault

    HOQUIAM, Wash. (AP) — Police say a man was carrying a dead weasel when he burst into an apartment and assaulted a man in Washington state. The victim asked, "Why are you carrying a weasel?" Police said the attacker answered, "It's not a weasel, it's a marten," then punched him in the nose and fled. The attacker was apparently looking for ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated +10
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    Police Find 'Field of Money' On Ohio Interstate

    Police Find 'Field of Money' On Ohio Interstate
    OHIO - The police officers couldn't believe their eyes - thousands and thousands of dollars blowing in the breeze in the middle of a busy highway. There was so much cash, one deputy told Ohio police Chief Russ Martin that it looked like 'the field was growing money'. Now the authorities are trying to figure out how the bills - over ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +10
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    Chicago FOP Open Letter to Superintendent: Resign

    Chicago FOP Open Letter to Superintendent: Resign
    CHICAGO - The Chicago Fraternal Order of Police is calling on Police Supt. Jody Weis to resign. In a letter posted Monday on the group's website, Richard L. Aguilar, financial secretary, wrote, "Please take a cue from our mayor. Resign." The call follows a Weis-penned Chicago Sun-Times letter to the editor defending his tenure as chief cop, and ahead of a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +9
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    Deputy Loses Title As Tallest Man in the United States

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Norfolk sheriff's deputy George Bell has lost his title as the tallest man in the United States but hopes he can still be an inspiration to others. The Guinness World Record Association measured Rochester's Igor Vovkovinskiy at 7 feet, 8.33 inches tall during NBC's "The Dr. Oz Show" on Monday. He edged out Bell by a third of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +8
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    Former Military Dog to Get Stem Cells to Help Heal Hip

    MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) - A former Oregon military dog that did two tours of duty sniffing out bombs in Iraq is going to receive stem cell therapy to treat osteoarthritis in his hips. The Mail Tribune reports the 80-pound German shepherd named Basco was adopted in November by Debbie Richter in Medford after he was discharged by the military. Hip problems ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +8
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    New York Court: Strip Club Lap Dances Are Taxable

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Getting a lap dance isn't the same as taking in a ballet, so an alcohol-free strip club will have to pay the tax man, a New York state court has ruled. Four Appellate Division justices agreed with a state tax appeals commission's earlier finding that dances onstage or in private rooms at the club Nite Moves in ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated +7
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    Sheriff: Fight Over Girl Scout Cookies Leads to Arrest

    [photo:593138] NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - Police say a brawl between roommates over Girl Scout cookies led to assault charges against one of them. According to the Naples Daily News, the Collier County Sheriff's Office reports that 31-year-old Hersha Howard woke up her roommate early Sunday and accused her of eating her Thin Mints. They argued and deputies say that it turned ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +6
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    Police Forced to Pepper Spray Rogue Kangaroo

    AUSTRALIA - A 94-year-old grandmother told of her life-and-death battle with a giant kangaroo which bowled her over as she was hanging out her washing. For the next terrifying five minutes Mrs Phyllis Johnson desperately shielded herself from the big red kangaroo's kicks, at one stage managing to reach a broom to try to beat it away. 'I thought it was ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated +6
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    Goldilocks Turns Rogue

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - A blonde, pony-tailed burglar ate some food, drank some alcohol, tried on clothes and then found the bed in a New Zealand home just right. But upon finding a modern-day Goldilocks asleep in his bed, the homeowner in the southern city of Christchurch exercised an option The Three Bears didn't: He called police. In court Monday, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +6
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    California Man Seriously Injured After Burning Divorce Papers

    California Man Seriously Injured After Burning Divorce Papers
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento firefighters say a man has been seriously injured after starting a house fire while apparently burning his divorce papers. Sacramento Fire Department Capt. Jim Doucette says the man lived with his father, who says his son was distraught. The father tells firefighters his son had been lighting things on fire all night Friday. The fire began Saturday ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +5
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    Wild Bears Used As Guard Dogs in Marijuana Fields

    Wild Bears Used As Guard Dogs in Marijuana Fields
    CHRISTINA LAKE, British Columbia — Marijuana growers in the B.C. Interior are using a new kind of bear trap, but its not bears they’re trapping. Police uncovered two separate outdoor marijuana crops of about 2,300 plants near Christina Lake, just a few kilometres from the Canada-U.S. border. When officers arrived in the area two weeks ago, they found 13 black bears ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +5
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    Police: 'Twilight' Fan Lied About Bite Marks

    MARATHON, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a Florida teen has told police that bite marks on her body came from "Twilight"-inspired vampire role playing _ not from someone who attacked her while she was out jogging. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reports that the Monroe County Sheriff's Office has charged the 15-year-old girl with making a false report. Authorities say the ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +5
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    Man Shot in Head Drives Himself Home

    LODI - A Lodi gun store owner who was shot in the forehead Thursday night during what police believe was an armed robbery drove himself home after the incident. Carl Nick Flores, owner of Nick's Gunworks, was wounded in the apparent robbery at his gun store at 440 E. Lodi Ave., Lodi police Detective Nick Rafiq said. Rafiq said it appears ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    Man Faces 12 Charges After Attempting DUI Escape In Police Cruiser

    GREELEY, CO - If you're trying to escape from police, you might want to take a hint from Adam Segura, who learned an important lesson Thursday: Don't steal a police car, especially if you're drunk. Segura, 32, was charged with two counts of driving under the influence; once for allegedly driving his own car while drunk; and the other for driving ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    Shirtless Man, Woman In Handcuffs Belt Rob Bank

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -Authorities in South Florida are searching for a man who held up a Fort Lauderdale bank shirtless then fled with a woman who sported a belt made of handcuffs. According to a news release from the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, the man demanded money from a teller at a Bank of America branch on Friday afternoon and implied ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +3
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    Man Strips in Lobby of Sheriff's Department

    MONROE, Mich. — A 43-year-old man bared more than the truth while trying to surrender on an outstanding warrant in Michigan. The Monroe Evening News reported that the man was arrested after taking off all his clothing Sunday afternoon in the lobby of the Monroe County sheriff's office, about 35 miles southwest of Detroit. Authorities said the man told a records ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +3
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    Police Dash Cam Records Massive Mid-West Fireball

    Police Dash Cam Records Massive Mid-West Fireball
    MILWAUKEE—A large meteor streaked across the Midwestern sky momentarily turning night into day, rattling houses and causing trees and the ground to shake, authorities said Thursday. There were no immediate reports of injuries. Witnesses say the meteor lit up the sky Wednesday about 10:10 p.m. National Weather Service offices across the Midwest said it was visible from southwestern Wisconsin and northern ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +3
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    Chihuahua Gets Blamed For NY Bomb Scare

    CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. – A dog that wasn't quite housebroken may have indirectly been responsible for a bomb scare at a New York courthouse. The trouble began Friday when 19-year-old Melvin Ruffin arrived at a court complex in Central Islip following a long bus ride from his home in Bellport. During the trip, another passenger's Chihuahua urinated on his backpack. So, ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +3
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    Beatles Impersonator Arrested Outside of Gig

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - It's going to be a hard day's night in jail for a Beatles impersonator after police arrested him on an old warrant outside an appearance on a San Diego morning news show. Carlsbad police Lt. Marc Reno says Theodore "Ted" Felicetti was arrested Friday on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear on a drunken driving charge ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +3
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    Police Warn Man Against Undressing While Driving

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. — A driver who tried to change his sweaty clothes while driving through a Milwaukee suburb was stopped by police but let off with a warning. Police said that when they pulled the 54-year-old over in Brookfield, he complained he was uncomfortable in his clothes because he had spent a sweltering day at the Wisconsin State Fair. The Milwaukee ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +2
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