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    Man’s Own Dog Helps Police Bust Him For Drugs

    By Aaron Pero

    PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Police in central Alabama say a man's own dog helped officers bust him on a drug charge. Prattville Police spokeswoman Paula Barlow says the pooch named Bo followed his fleeing master, who was being pursued by officers. Full Article

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    Former TV Pitchman Accused of Chasing an Owl On a Paraglider

    By Candice Naranjo

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former TV pitchman in Utah with a history of running afoul of the law was charged Tuesday with two federal misdemeanors by prosecutors who say he chased a barn owl in flight on his motorized Full Article

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    VIDEO: Landing Plane Banks Hard as Strong Winds Hit

    By Jen Scarpelli

    MADEIRA AIRPORT(KRON)--If you have a fear of flying, better not watch the video. On October 20th, a TUIfly flight coming in for a routine landing at Madeira Airport got a wild ride when strong winds almost blew the Full Article

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    Man Says Devil Told Him to Smash 10 Commandments

    By Candice Naranjo

    (CNN) -- Though he told authorities that the devil made him do it, Satanists disapproved, after a man allegedly shattered a stone copy of the Ten Commandments last week. The man is accused of running his car on Friday into Full Article

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    Princess Busted In Cockfighting Ring

    By Aaron Pero

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Romanian princess was sentenced Wednesday to probation after apologizing for her role in an Oregon cockfighting enterprise that she said brought shame to her and her family. "I'm very sorry about my involvement in this business," Full Article

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    High School Football Coach Charged In Hazing Incident

    By Aaron Pero

    PARLIN, N.J. (AP) — The coaching staff of a high school football team rocked by charges of sexual assault and hazing has been suspended. The Sayreville board of education suspended head coach George Najjar and four assistants at its meeting Full Article

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    Toys R Us Pulls ‘Breaking Bad’ Dolls

    By Aaron Pero

    NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us is pulling its four collectible dolls based on the characters of AMC's hit series "Breaking Bad" after taking heat from a Florida mom who launched a petition campaign last week. The dolls are based Full Article

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    Dog Keeps Interrupting Weatherman

    By Jen Scarpelli

    (KRON)- Ripple, a dog from the Edmonton, Canada Humane society stopped by a news station to help weatherman Mike Sobel do the forecast. Unfortunately, Ripple was more interested in playing than delivering the weather report. (Copyright 2014 KRON 4. Full Article

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    ‘Buffy’ Star Arrested For Hotel Disturbance

    By Aaron Pero

    (CNN) -- Actor Nicholas Brendon, best known as Xander Harris on the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" TV series, was arrested in Boise, Idaho, showing signs of intoxication, police said. Brendon was in town for the Tree City Comic Con. Police Full Article

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    Man Spray Paints On Museum Wall

    By Aaron Pero

    NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a vandal has marred the walls of New York City's Whitney Museum of American Art for a second time in two months as it prepares to move. Police say Christopher Johnson spray-painted graffiti on a Full Article

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    Russian Tennis Head Busted For Calling Williams Sisters ‘Scary’

    By Aaron Pero

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as "brothers" were bullying, sexist and racist, and that she supported the one-year suspension imposed by the WTA against Full Article

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    Man Arrested For Stealing Restaurant’s Plumbing

    By Aaron Pero

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Police say they've flushed out a man accused of stealing the handles and pipes of toilets in parks and restaurant restrooms around a Florida city. St. Petersburg police said Friday that they arrested a 28-year-old homeless Full Article

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    Home Burglar Stole $10K In Change

    By Aaron Pero

    ROCHESTER MILLS, Pa. (AP) — State police say someone got away with a lot of change when they burglarized a rural western Pennsylvania home. About $10,000 worth. Troopers from the Punxsutawney barracks say the North Mahoning Township homeowner discovered the Full Article

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    Funeral Home Has Drive Thru Option

    By Aaron Pero

    SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — Only a couple of families have taken advantage of a new service available at a Saginaw funeral home. Drive-thru viewings. Paradise Funeral Chapel recently started offering the option, which allows mourners to pay their last respects on Full Article

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    Pet Dubbed World’s Tallest Cow

    By Aaron Pero

    ORANGEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest. Patty Hanson and Blosom the cow smiled for their official Guinness World Records photo shoot Monday. Hanson received an email in mid-August saying Full Article

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    Dream Beach House Built On Wrong Lot

    By Aaron Pero

    HAMMOCK DUNES, Fla. (AP) — A dream beach house in Florida has turned into a nightmare for a Missouri couple. Six months after the custom house was built along the Atlantic Ocean near Palm Coast, Mark and Brenda Voss learned it's Full Article