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89-year-old Alabama woman jailed over messy appliance storeAn 89-year-old Alabama woman is free after spending what she describes as her first night in jail for failing to clean up her small-town appliance store
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Motorists nab cash spilled by armored truck, causing crashesPolice say an armored truck spilled cash on a New Jersey highway, causing multiple crashes as motorists stopped to grab money
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
In this photo provided by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, some of the 70 live finches that were found Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, hidden inside hair rollers at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, are fed by U.S. Agriculture Department veterinarians. Authorities say a passenger arriving from Guyana had the songbirds in a duffel bag. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP)
Customs finds 70 finches in hair rollersCustoms officials at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport say they found 70 live finches hidden inside hair rollers
The Associated Press4 hours ago
This photo provided by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office shows a man who was possibly trying to burglarize an abandoned Chinese restaurant in San Lorenzo, Calif., trapped in a grease vent before he was rescued Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Officials say he had been trapped for two days. Deputies and firefighters were called to the vacant building on Wednesday after someone heard cries for help. The sheriff tweeted that the man was trespassing and possibly trying to burglarize the empty restaurant. (Alameda County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Crews rescue man stuck in grease vent of empty restaurantA man who was possibly trying to burglarize an abandoned Chinese restaurant has been rescued from the grease vent, where officials say he had been trapped for two days
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Man sues after getting finger caught in airplane armrestA man is suing after he says one of his pinky fingers was caught in an airline armrest mechanism for nearly an hour during a flight to Los Angeles
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Report: 'High-tech' robot on Russian TV was man in suitRussian media say a contraption presented by Russian state television as a high-tech robot was in fact a man in costume
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Factory mishap paves street with chocolate in GermanyA town in western Germany briefly became a scene that could have dreamed up by fans of fictional candy maker Willy Wonka when a ton of chocolate flowed out of a factory and solidified on the street
The Associated Press1 day ago
Apparent Grinch on video driving through Christmas displayAn apparent Grinch was spotted on surveillance video plowing through a Christmas display outside a suburban Indianapolis home and tips are being sought to find the man
The Associated Press2 days ago
Rat found in vending machine at Florida high schoolStudents at a Florida high school found an unwelcome surprise in a vending machine: a rat climbing the rows of packaged snacks and drinks
The Associated Press3 days ago
This Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, photo released by Tulare County Sheriff's Office shows Margaret Gieszinger, a high school teacher in central California who was arrested on suspicion of felony child endangerment,after forcibly cutting the hair of one of her students while singing the National Anthem, authorities said. Gieszinger was arrested Wednesday, after videos posted to social media showed a student at University Preparatory High School in the city Visalia sitting in a chair at the front of the classroom as Gieszinger cuts his hair. Gieszinger is being held on $100,000 bail. It was not immediately known if she has an attorney. (Tulare County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Teacher accused of cutting boy's hair pleads not guiltyAuthorities say a California high school teacher pleaded not guilty to several charges of child cruelty and battery counts after she forced a haircut on one of her students
The Associated Press5 days ago
Clarification: Alderman-Key Missed Vote storyClarification: Alderman-Key Missed Vote story
The Associated Press5 days ago
Uranus Examiner ends publication, blaming judgmental peopleThe Uranus Examiner, a small Missouri newspaper whose name inspired chuckles and groans when it launched a few months ago, is closing
The Associated Press5 days ago
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