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    Police: Motel Guest Assaults Man with Live Python

    ROCK HILL, SC - Police in South Carolina have arrested a man who allegedly assaulted another guest at a motel with a four-ft python after a row over loud music. The alleged victim, who was not badly injured, told police he had complained about music coming from the other man's room and they had had a row. Hours later, the man ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +1
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    Man Drives Into Port Arthur Police Lobby

    PORT ARTHUR, Texas — Police say a man was arrested on a charge of felony criminal mischief after driving his car into the lobby of the Port Arthur Police Department. The 53-year-old man drove into the lobby of the department in downtown Port Arthur on Sunday night. Before being booked on the charge, the man was taken to the hospital. Sgt. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Sheriff's Deputies Investigate Possible Mountain Lion Sighting

    SAN MATEO -- A reported a possible mountain lion sighting near the San Mateo's Highlands neighborhood on Monday afternoon has police reminding people how to stay safe around the big cats, according to a county alert system. At 1:20 p.m. Monday, a civilian who was walking near a brush and canyon area on Tower Road in the outskirts of San Mateo ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Picking Up the Pieces: Missouri Tornado Photo Gallery

    JOPLIN, Mo. - A massive tornado that blasted a four-mile path across southwestern Missouri slammed into the city of Joplin with cataclysmic force. The tornado Sunday night ripped into a hospital, destroyed neighborhoods and upended cars. An unknown number were killed in Joplin. Officials struggling to communicate without power and cellphone service were leery of putting a hard figure on the ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -1
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    Police: Woman Found Sleeping In Car Tried to Bite Officer

    NEW CASTLE, NH — After she was found sleeping in a car in the Wentworth Marina parking lot, Judith Pesarik refused to tell police who she was, became combative and attempted to bite a responding officer, according to police. Based on those allegations, Pesarik, 51, of 214 Elwyn Road, Portsmouth, is charged with misdemeanor counts of resisting arrest and disobeying an ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -2
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    Driver Passes Out, Meth Lab in Back Seat

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - 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. [widget:news__narcotics] 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 8 years ago | Rated -4
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    Cops: Man Urinates On Police Station, Saunters In

    ROYAL OAK, Mich. — Authorities said a man urinated on the side of the Royal Oak police station, and then walked inside one afternoon last week. Lt. Gordon Young told the Detroit Free Press that "after urinating, the suspect entered the station in an attempt to file a police report on an undisclosed matter." That's when witnesses informed the police at ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -5
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    Man Offers Apologetic Robbery Note, Waits For Cops

    PORTLAND, Ore. -Portland police said a man handed an apologetic robbery note to an employee at a FedEx Kinko's store, then waited for police to arrive. Employee Paul Rhoney said the note said: "This is a robbery, I'll wait outside for police, sorry." [widget:news__off_beat] Police Detective Mary Wheat said responding officers found the 46-year-old man outside the store Tuesday morning and ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -5
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    Crows and Police Face Off In Unusual Turf War

    Crows and Police Face Off In Unusual Turf War
    EVERETT, Wash. -- Officers at a Seattle-area police department have found themselves in a flap with some unusual suspects: an angry flock of birds. Crows have been attacking police in the parking lot of an Everett Police Department precinct station. They've been swooping down and dive-bombing the officers as they walk to and from their cars. Lt. Bob Johns said he ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -5
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    Armed, Masked Man Steels $367 From Bingo Game

    Caledonia - Police continued their search Sunday for two robbers who stole $367.50 from a bingo game at the Racine Elks Lodge in Caledonia and for the driver who helped them escape. [widget:news__off_beat] The armed and masked robbers first encountered a 69-year-old Caledonia man Saturday as he was leaving the hall at 5844 Douglas Ave., forced him on the ground and ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -6
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    Police: Pedestrian Jogged Alongside Bus Before Falling Under Wheels

    KANSAS CITY, MO - When 12-year-old Jennifer Shockley called her mother about 1:30 p.m. Sunday, her mom sounded like she was in a hurry, so they didn’t talk long. They made plans to spend the following weekend together and hung up. Less than an hour later, her mother, Kimberly R. Shockley, 48, suffered fatal injuries when she was run over by ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -6
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    Four Buses, Including Inmate Transport Crash On Highway

    Four Buses, Including Inmate Transport Crash On Highway
    COMMERCE, Calif. — Four buses — three carrying U.S. Army troops and one transporting Los Angeles County jail inmates — collided Thursday on a freeway, critically injuring a soldier and causing seven other minor injuries, authorities said. The accident shortly before noon shut down northbound Interstate 5 in Commerce, east of downtown Los Angeles. The crash involved a county bus carrying ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -6
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    Man Disguises Self As Elderly Man to Board Plane; Exits as 20-Year-Old

    Man Disguises Self As Elderly Man to Board Plane; Exits as 20-Year-Old
    HONG KONG - An Air Canada flight chartered from Hong Kong to Vancouver has produced an “unbelievable case of concealment” worthy of spy film lore. The incident – which occurred on Oct. 29 according to a Canada Border Services Agency intelligence alert obtained by American television news network CNN - involved a man boarding the plane as a cardigan-clad, Caucasian senior ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -6
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    Police: Man Sucked Into Sausage Seasoning Machine

    DANVERS, Mass. — Police said a cleaning man was taken to a hospital after being sucked into a machine at a sausage-making company in Danvers. The accident happened Thursday night as the man was cleaning the vacuum-type machine that is used to season the meat at DiLigui Sausage Co. Police said the man's head and shoulders became stuck in the machine ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -7
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    Naked Marathoner Determined to Finish Race Gets Tazed

    CINCINNATI, OH - A 35-year-old Ohio man pleaded not guilty to "public indecency and obstructing official business" yesterday, after being tazed over the weekend after attempting to run a marathon while naked. Brett Henderson was collared during Cincinnati's Flying Pig marathon on Sunday, after a wardrobe malfunction left him pounding the pavement sans culottes. When police attempted to extract him from ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -8
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    89 Confirmed Dead After Missouri Tornado Hits

    89 Confirmed Dead After Missouri Tornado Hits
    JOPLIN, MO - Authorities say at least 89 have died in the massive tornado that struck the southwest Missouri city of Joplin. City manager Mark Rohr announced the number at a pre-dawn news conference outside the wreckage of a hospital that took a direct hit from Sunday's storm. Rohr said the twister cut a path nearly six miles long and more ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -8
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    Carted Off: NY Police Hunt for Stolen Wiener Stand

    ORANGEBURG, N.Y. — Police in a suburb northwest of New York City are searching for a stolen hot dog stand. Owner Fred Martucci told the Journal News that he's devastated over the loss of "Fred's Franks." He used the 10-foot-long, 7-foot-wide stainless steel trailer to support his family in Orangeburg for more than a year. Orangetown Police Detective Sgt. George Garrecht ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -9
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    Four Teens Injured When Driver of Car Holds Breath in Game; Faints

    WHEATLAND, N.Y. (AP) - Police say four upstate New York teenagers who tried to hold their breath for the time it took their car to go a third of a mile were hurt when the driver fainted. Authorities say three 19-year-old men and a 16-year-old boy were traveling together late Monday night when they decided to try to hold their breath ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -10
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    Man Drifts One Mile Out to Sea on Pool Float

    BELLEAIR BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A man who apparently passed out on a pool float at a Tampa area beach ended up drifting about a mile from Florida's shore in the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. Coast Guard rescued the man, identified as Jerry Whipple, on Wednesday afternoon. Coast Guard Petty Officer First Class Mariana O'Leary says they suspect the man ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -10
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    Idiot Driver Films Self Speeding at 140mph; Gets Arrested

    Idiot Driver Films Self Speeding at 140mph; Gets Arrested
    OREGON - A driver who filmed his speedometer as he reached 140mph has been arrested after police saw the video. Stanislav Bakanov wanted to post the clip on Youtube so he could boast about the performance of his BMW M3. But he pulled over by police as he attempted the speed run in Marion County near Portland, Oregon. Officers clocked Bakanov ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -11
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