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    Ex-NBA Player Accused Of Shoplifting

    By Aaron Pero

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Former NBA guard Rex Chapman has been arrested for allegedly shoplifting $14,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple store in Scottsdale and then selling the items at a pawn shop. Police took the 46-year-old Chapman into Full Article

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    Burger King Japan’s Kuro Burger Taste: Peppery Tang and Hint of Squid Ink

    By Mario Sevilla

    TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Now Burger King Japan is going black on black. Full Article

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    Miscarried Fetus Found In Woman’s Freezer

    By Aaron Pero

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police questioning a couple about a shooting in their Las Vegas neighborhood say they found the remains of a miscarried fetus in a jar in the freezer, and a stolen gun and about a half-pound of marijuana Full Article

  • File - In this Aug. 25, 2013 file photo, Miley Cyrus performs a move known as "twerking" at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center in New York. The word twerking is on a list of among those words selected for elimination in Michigan's Lake Superior State University's 39th annual batch of words to banish due to overuse, overreliance and overall fatigue. Others include "selfie," "Mr. Mom" and "on steroids."(AP Photo/Charles Sykes, Invision, File)

    Miley Cyrus Flag Stunt Could Land Her in Jail

    By Aaron Pero

    (CNN) -- Miley Cyrus came to Mexico "like a wrecking ball" -- to quote her hit song -- offending fans at Monterrey concert and prompting a federal investigation. This happened Tuesday in Monterrey, during the first of four scheduled "Bangerz Full Article

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    Burned Armpit Hair Causes Teen to Crash SUV

    By Candice Naranjo

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A SUV full of teenagers crashed in Idaho after one of the passengers lit the driver's armpit hair on fire with a lighter, authorities said Wednesday. All five young people in the Ford Bronco were hurt Full Article

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    Man Drives Across U.S. To Confess To A Murder

    By Aaron Pero

    PHOENIX (AP) — A cold case homicide has been solved after a man, apparently racked with guilt, drove across the country to confess killing an Arizona woman with a flashlight more than 15 years ago. Matthew Gibson has been sentenced to Full Article

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    Newborn Dies After Mother Killed By Stray Bullet

    By Aaron Pero

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A baby born to a woman after she was fatally wounded by a stray bullet died early Monday. Megan Doto, who was eight months pregnant, was struck in the face Sunday morning by one of more than 10 Full Article

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    Pia Zadora Seriously Injured In Golf Cart Accident

    By Aaron Pero

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — According to her spokeswoman, entertainer Pia Zadora is resting comfortably at a Las Vegas hospital with serious injuries after a fall from a golf cart near her home. Spokeswoman Eileen Koch says the singer-actress remained in intensive Full Article

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    Olive Garden Restaurants Skewered By Investor

    By Aaron Pero

    (KRON) An investor has some suggestions for how Olive Garden can improve its performance, down to the way it rations its unlimited breadsticks. In a nearly 300-page document, Starboard Value criticizes parent company Darden Restaurants Inc. for its management of Full Article

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    Pumpkin Thieves Admit To Heist

    By Aaron Pero

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two juvenile suspects have confessed to picking clean a pumpkin patch that was cultivated by New Mexico preschoolers, police said Friday. According to investigators, the two boys admitted raiding a small pumpkin patch cared for by Full Article

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    VIDEO: Mysterious Object Seen Across Bay Area Skies

    By Candice Naranjo

    KRON 4 viewers from around the bay have sent us pictures and video of a mysterious object spotted in the night sky. We received reports of the sighting in Antioch, Pittsburg, Napa, Milpitas, San Jose, Richmond, San Mateo and even Full Article

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    Man Held For Allegedly Stealing Ferrari Twice

    By Mario Sevilla

    FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Southern California man they say stole the same Ferrari — twice. The Riverside Press-Enterprise (http://bit.ly/Zg6kaD ) says Earnie Hooks of Los Angeles was arrested last week behind the wheel of the $250, Full Article

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    Deputies: Woman Bit Victim, Calls It ‘Zombie Game’

    By Mario Sevilla

    COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Oregon say a woman has been arrested after breaking in to a house, pushing a woman down the stairs, pulling her hair, biting her on the face and telling her victim she was playing " Full Article

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    Police: Man Broke Into Bar, Took Nap In Kitchen

    By Mario Sevilla

    MOUNT JEWETT, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say a man broke into a northwestern Pennsylvania bar, where he was found napping on a table. The Bradford Era reports 35-year-old William Duffy, of Bradford, faces a preliminary hearing Thursday on criminal Full Article

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    Times Square To Regulate Elmo, Minnie Mouse, Super Mario

    By Aaron Pero

    NEW YORK (AP) — A City Council member said Monday he's proposing legislation that would regulate Elmo, Minnie Mouse and the other costumed characters who pose for photos with tourists in Times Square, requiring them to be licensed, wear photo IDs Full Article

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    Meteorite Hits Nigaragua

    By Aaron Pero

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua's government said Sunday that a mysterious boom heard overnight in the capital was made by a small meteorite that left a crater in a wooded area near Managua's airport. Government spokeswoman Rosario Murillo said a committee Full Article