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    Rapper Says He Was on Drugs The Night He Severed His Penis

    By Mario Sevilla

    Los Angeles (KRON) -- Rapper Andre Johnson said he was on drugs the night he severed his penis and leaped from a Los Angeles apartment building in April. Johnson was seriously injured but survived the fall from the second level Full Article

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    Ex-Congressman Defends ‘Legitimate Rape’ Remarks

    By Aaron Pero

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A former Missouri Republican congressman whose "legitimate rape" comments during the 2012 U.S. Senate campaign were roundly criticized now says he was wrong to apologize. Todd Akin writes in a new political memoir that his remarks Full Article

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    Seattle Police Looking for Person Who Donated Three Human Skulls to Goodwill

    By Candice Naranjo

    SEATTLE (AP) — Officials in Washington state are searching for the person who donated three human skulls to a thrift store in a Seattle suburb. The King County medical examiner said in a statement on Wednesday that two of the skulls Full Article

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    Pharmacist Charged With Stealing 200K Pills

    By Aaron Pero

    NEW YORK (AP) — A pharmacist who oversaw a major hospital's vault of drugs stole nearly 200,000 powerful painkillers he was supposed to safeguard and dispense, narcotics prosecutors said Tuesday as they unveiled a case that makes unusual use of Full Article

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    Just Thinking By Yourself Isn’t Much Fun

    By Aaron Pero

    NEW YORK (AP) — Wouldn't you love to escape this busy world and just spend some time alone with your thoughts? Maybe not, says a study of volunteers who actually tried it. Some even started giving themselves electric shocks as the Full Article

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    Conjoined Twins Mark A Milestone

    By Aaron Pero

    BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — Ohio brothers hoping to be recognized later this year as the world's oldest conjoined twins plan to celebrate Saturday as they hit a milestone they've been looking forward to for years. Donnie and Ronnie Galyon of Beavercreek Full Article

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    VIRAL VIDEO: Guy Puts on Pants With No Hands

    By Mario Sevilla

    SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) -- A Chinese comedian posted a video on his Youtube page that shows him putting on his pants with no hands. So far, the video has about 1.6 million views with some commenters calling it "majestic." Full Article

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    Sunnyvale Kitten Travels 30 Miles in Engine Compartment

    By Mario Sevilla

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — A Sunnyvale man had an unexpected passenger in his car during the 30-mile trip to his parents' house: a small, stray kitten that had somehow found a place to ride in the engine compartment. Jim Michelotti (My-koh-la-TEE) Full Article


    VIDEO: Drivers Shocked By Man Hanging on Back of Car on Interstate

    By Mario Sevilla

    (CNN) -- Brenda Cruz and her family were flabbergasted by what they spotted as they were driving on Interstate 77 in North Carolina this weekend: A man was hanging on to the back of a fast-moving white sedan in the Full Article

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    Soccer Ref Critically Injured After Player Punch

    By Aaron Pero

    LIVONIA, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area soccer player faces a felony assault charge on accusations he critically injured a referee when he punched him during an adult-league match. Baseel Abdul-Amir Saad surrendered Monday and was arraigned in Livonia District Court a Full Article

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    Side of Weed? Woman Says Pot Came With Fast-Food Order

    By Mario Sevilla

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Frederick, Maryland, woman says she was served a bag of marijuana with her fast-food order at a Sonic drive-in. The Frederick News-Post reported Friday that Carla McFarland says she found the little plastic baggie in a Full Article

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    Opening Of World’s Tallest Water Slide On Hold

    By Aaron Pero

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — With nearly half of its season already in the books, a water park in Kansas has been forced to delay the opening of the world's tallest water slide for the third time and hasn't set a Full Article

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    Former Chick-Fil-A Employee Accused of Robbing KFC

    By Mario Sevilla

    ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — A man who worked at a Chick-fil-A restaurant in northern South Carolina has been accused of robbing a KFC. Fifty-year-old old Jeffrey Coley is accused of taking $516 from the KFC in Rock Hill, South Full Article

  • Escaped Inmate Captured

    Fugitive Hides For 40 Years Using Dead Boys’ IDs

    By Aaron Pero

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Convicted armed robber Ronald Dwaine Carnes eluded authorities for nearly 41 years after escaping from a North Carolina prison. But with the help of facial recognition technology, investigators say he's been caught living in northeastern Iowa Full Article

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    10,000 Free Spirits, Nudist Gather

    By Aaron Pero

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities are bracing for nudity, drugs and general free-spiritedness during a counterculture gathering that began near Salt Lake City this week, compelling a pair of nearby Mormon church-owned girls' summer camps to move elsewhere. The first Full Article

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    Officials: White Pellets in Cookies Weren’t Chips

    By Mario Sevilla

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Officials at Newark Liberty International Airport have confiscated a batch of cookies with a street value of more than $50,000. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says that's because the cookies had 118 pellets of Full Article