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Class assignment to build toy gun sparks university lockdown

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 13:21
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An engineering student at Saint Louis University did too well on a class assignment to build a toy gun, creating a model so realistic that it prompted a campus-wide lockdown and hunt for a possible shooting suspect. 2017-05-05T09:20:08-04:00 2017-05-04T00:02:29-04:00

Denmark: Skydiver survives after being entangled under plane

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 12:41
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police say a small plane with an entangled skydiver hanging under the aircraft for about an hour was able to land safely, and that the jumper only sustained bruises. 2017-05-05T08:41:22-04:00 2017-05-04T06:51:31-04:00

Sheriff: 'Hungry' burglar ate cheese sandwich, dill pickle

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 12:21
YORK, S.C. (AP) — Deputies in South Carolina have arrested a man who they say broke into his neighbor's house and made a sandwich. 2017-05-05T08:19:58-04:00 2017-05-03T07:14:28-04:00

Ronald McDonald statue stolen, $500 reward offered

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 22:01
CLINTON, N.J. (AP) — It's not known if the Hamburglar has an alibi after someone stole a Ronald McDonald statue from a McDonald's in New Jersey. 2017-05-04T17:59:56-04:00 2017-05-03T08:34:33-04:00

Rabid fox repeatedly attacks golfer at country club

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 16:41
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — Police say a rabid fox repeatedly attacked a golfer on his second hole at a Rhode Island country club. 2017-05-04T12:39:59-04:00 2017-05-03T12:48:52-04:00

In dairy-obsessed Wisconsin, plan just too 'gouda' to fail

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 12:21
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The plan was too "gouda" to fail. 2017-05-04T08:20:06-04:00 2017-05-02T19:22:05-04:00

Man gets new mortgage fraud trial because of sleeping lawyer

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 12:01
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A businessman will get a new trial on mortgage fraud charges because his defense attorney was seen sleeping by the judge, witnesses and the federal court jurors who convicted him last year. 2017-05-04T08:00:03-04:00 2017-05-02T14:40:41-04:00

Komodo dragon bites Singaporean tourist in Indonesia

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 11:21
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A Komodo dragon has bitten an overly inquisitive tourist in Indonesia who ignored warnings about getting too close to the enormous reptile while it was eating, a national park official said. 2017-05-04T07:21:20-04:00 2017-05-04T06:14:37-04:00

Hooves all that remain after BMW plows into carousel horse

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 10:41
MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — Police in Mississippi are searching for the driver of a black BMW who they say smashed into one of Meridian's decorative carousel horses outside a bank, leaving only shiny hooves behind. 2017-05-04T06:40:01-04:00 2017-05-03T08:50:11-04:00

Komodo dragon bites Singaporean tourist in Indonesia

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 10:01
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian national park official says a Komodo dragon has bitten an overly inquisitive tourist who ignored warnings about getting too close to the enormous reptile while it was eating. 2017-05-04T06:00:02-04:00 2017-05-04T05:40:57-04:00

Rhino horn stolen from University of Vermont; reward offered

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 09:41
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A black rhinoceros horn stolen from a locked room at the University of Vermont is likely destined for the international black market, said a law enforcement agent with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service who has worked on rhino horn trafficking cases in the United States and Europe. 2017-05-04T05:40:39-04:00 2017-05-03T17:25:33-04:00

Rare example of early canal boat in New York lake

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 04:05
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Three scuba divers say they've discovered a rare example of an early Erie Canal boat on the bottom of an upstate New York lake. 2017-05-04T00:00:33-04:00 2017-05-03T09:22:04-04:00

Rhino horn stolen from University of Vermont; reward offered

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 21:21
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A law enforcement agent with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says he thinks it's likely that a rhinoceros horn stolen from the University of Vermont is destined for the international black market. 2017-05-03T17:20:48-04:00 2017-05-03T15:06:09-04:00

Rhino horn stolen from University of Vermont; reward offered

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 19:01
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Authorities say a rhinoceros horn that had been on display at the University of Vermont for decades has been stolen, and school police are offering a reward for help in its recovery. 2017-05-03T15:00:02-04:00 2017-05-03T11:50:40-04:00

Oh snake can you see? Search on for missing Alaska python

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 16:02
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A misplaced pet is causing concern in a community north of Anchorage, Alaska. 2017-05-03T12:01:59-04:00 2017-05-02T16:48:22-04:00

Friend flushes baseball fan's remains down ballpark toilets

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 16:02
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man is on a mission to flush the cremated remains of his lifelong friend — a plumber — down ballpark toilets around the country. 2017-05-03T12:01:59-04:00 2017-05-02T13:38:43-04:00

Family with 5 children adopts 6 foster children siblings

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 15:42
FOREST PARK, Ohio (AP) — Six siblings who wanted to remain together have gotten their wish, thanks to their adoption by an Ohio couple with five biological children. 2017-05-03T11:40:06-04:00 2017-05-01T18:27:58-04:00

Drunken driving suspect gives her name as Hillary Clinton

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 15:01
CHALKHILL, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a drunken driving suspect who was chased by police from Maryland into Pennsylvania identified herself as Hillary Clinton. 2017-05-03T11:00:01-04:00 2017-05-03T10:28:55-04:00

Dispatcher heard snoring on 911 call is suspended for 6 days

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 14:21
CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police dispatcher heard snoring on a recorded 911 call has been suspended for six days for sleeping on the job. 2017-05-03T10:20:46-04:00 2017-05-02T08:41:20-04:00

Jackpot! Ice finally moves in Alaska river

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 13:21
NENANA, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's favorite spring guessing contest has concluded. 2017-05-03T09:20:19-04:00 2017-05-01T18:18:08-04:00

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