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Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 20:01
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Police are calling it grand theft avocado. 2017-06-17T11:20:00-04:00 2017-06-17T15:20:26-04:00

Massachusetts mayor sends man $1 to settle parking dispute

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 19:21
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts mayor has paid $1 out of his own pocket to settle a dispute with a man who complained after unnecessarily paying for parking. 2017-06-15T05:47:00-04:00 2017-06-15T09:47:49-04:00

Agents arrest man at airport after meth found in underwear

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 23:21
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal agents have arrested a man in Los Angeles for allegedly trying to smuggle nearly four pounds of crystal methamphetamine in his underwear. 2017-06-15T07:38:00-04:00 2017-06-15T11:38:56-04:00

35-pound flabby feline at Washington shelter seeks new home

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 23:01
WASHINGTON (AP) — A tubby tabby named Symba needs an adoptive family — and probably to lay off the treats. 2017-06-16T07:06:00-04:00 2017-06-16T11:06:25-04:00

After 40 years, father and daughter meet for the 1st time

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 20:01
CLIFFSIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man is looking forward to celebrating Father's Day a week after his first meeting with his 40-year-old daughter, who tracked him down following decades of questions. 2017-06-16T11:36:00-04:00 2017-06-16T15:36:02-04:00

Attacked while running, woman drowns rabid raccoon in puddle

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 19:21
HOPE, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman says a rabid raccoon attacked her while she was out for a run, so she drowned it in a puddle. 2017-06-15T05:23:00-04:00 2017-06-15T09:23:01-04:00

35-pound flabby feline at Washington shelter seeks new home

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 15:01
WASHINGTON (AP) — A tubby tabby named Symba needs an adoptive family — and probably to lay off the treats. 2017-06-16T05:05:00-04:00 2017-06-16T09:05:25-04:00

Pennsylvania family rebuilding after skunk spray ruins home

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 12:01
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania family is slowly rebuilding their life and their home seven months after a skunk sneaked into their home and ruined it. 2017-06-15T04:43:00-04:00 2017-06-15T08:43:34-04:00

Teen police volunteers steal LAPD cars, patrol Los Angeles

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 01:41
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three teenagers in a program for those may want to become officers stole three Los Angeles Police Department vehicles and went on patrol around the city before leading authorities on wild pursuits that ended with crashes, Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday. 2017-06-15T16:38:00-04:00 2017-06-15T20:38:36-04:00

KFC to send chicken sandwich to edge of space on balloon

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 01:22
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — KFC plans to make a space pioneer out of a chicken sandwich next week when it sends it to the edge of the atmosphere with the help of a high-altitude balloon. 2017-06-13T08:59:00-04:00 2017-06-13T12:59:46-04:00

Woman caught shoplifting said she was studying kleptomania

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 00:41
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming college student who told officers she was working on a term paper on kleptomania after she was caught shoplifting faces three felony charges. 2017-06-12T13:43:00-04:00 2017-06-12T17:43:46-04:00

Fake architect busted in 'Operation Vandelay Industries'

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 17:21
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A fake architect named Newman has pleaded guilty to fraud after an investigation New York's attorney general dubbed "Operation Vandelay Industries." 2017-06-15T04:18:00-04:00 2017-06-15T08:18:27-04:00

Cops: Pastor forged documents, sold church to himself for $1

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 16:42
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police say a Connecticut pastor faces charges after he forged deed documents and sold a church worth more than $1 million to himself for $1. 2017-06-14T15:08:00-04:00 2017-06-14T19:08:20-04:00

Kansas husband who robbed bank to avoid wife given probation

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 15:21
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A 70-year-old man who said he robbed a Kansas City, Kansas, bank so he could get away from his wife blamed his actions on depression. 2017-06-13T14:49:00-04:00 2017-06-13T18:49:03-04:00

Soup Nazi-inspired company Soupman Inc. files for bankruptcy

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 13:41
NEW YORK (AP) — A company that sells soup from the recipes of the chef who was the real-life model of the Soup Nazi on "Seinfeld" has filed for bankruptcy less than a month after its chief financial officer was arrested on charges he cheated the government out of employment-related taxes. 2017-06-14T12:55:00-04:00 2017-06-14T16:55:33-04:00

Rotting clams that stunk up neighborhood are being removed

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 13:21
TIVERTON, R.I. (AP) — The rotting clamshells that were used to pave an access road in a small Rhode Island community are being removed after neighbors complained about the stench and maggots. 2017-06-14T08:13:00-04:00 2017-06-14T12:13:58-04:00

Police: Naked man goes on rampage inside antiques store

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 13:21
PUTNAM, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man is facing charges after police say he went on a naked rampage inside an antiques store. 2017-06-14T06:24:00-04:00 2017-06-14T10:24:48-04:00

A cake mistake: Florida baker says new pans ruined desserts

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:41
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida bakery claims faulty cake pans created a dessert disaster and has taken the pan-maker to court. 2017-06-14T08:11:00-04:00 2017-06-14T12:11:59-04:00

French Spiderman climbs 29-story Spanish hotel without ropes

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:41
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — French urban climber Alain Robert has scaled a 29-story hotel in Barcelona with his bare hands and in just 20 minutes. 2017-06-13T05:26:00-04:00 2017-06-13T09:26:48-04:00

We do! Newlyweds accept fire truck ride after bus blaze

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:41
AVON, Conn. (AP) — A newlywed couple had no problem saying "I do" a second time, when Connecticut firefighters asked them if they wanted a ride to their reception after their bus was disabled by a small blaze. 2017-06-12T10:40:00-04:00 2017-06-12T14:40:10-04:00

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