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Fake abduction sparks outrage in Washington

Fake abduction sparks outrage in Washington

SEQUIM, Wash. — Police are investigating possible charges against people who staged a fake kidnapping in a park, terrifying parents and children who thought it was real.
Updated: 33 mins ago

Did a German shepherd get called to jury duty?

Computer glitch makes it look like county summoned German shepherd to jury duty
Updated: 10 hours ago

Portland to flush reservoir after teen pees in it

PORTLAND, Ore. – Once again, Portland officials are preparing to flush millions of gallons of treated water because someone urinated at a city reservoir.
Updated: 12 hours ago
British barbershop poster offends N. Korean diplomats

British barbershop poster offends N. Korean diplomats

LONDON — North Korea has made a diplomatic appeal to the British government to get a London salon out of its hair.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine

Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine

Toddler unharmed after getting stuck inside claw crane machine at Nebraska bowling alley
Updated: 13 hours ago

N.J. German shepherd gets called to jury duty

BRIDGETON, N.J. – Could this prospective juror take a bite out of crime?
Updated: 14 hours ago
Robber never told to report to prison, seeks release

Robber never told to report to prison, seeks release

ST. LOUIS — After he was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years behind bars and told to await instructions on when and where to report to prison.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Toddler found inside claw crane machine at Nebraska bowling alley

Toddler found inside claw crane machine at Nebraska bowling alley

LINCOLN, Neb. – Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine at a Nebraska bowling alley.
Updated: 17 hours ago

Obama cuts sentence with typo, plans more clemency

Obama commutes sentence made longer because of typo, seeks more worthy clemency petitions
Published: 04/15/14
Male cop dresses as Amish woman to stop flasher

Male cop dresses as Amish woman to stop flasher

Male cop dresses as Amish woman to nab suspect who was flashing Amish children in Pennsylvania
Published: 04/15/14