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Friday, Jul 31, 2015

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Texas businessman finds cellphone that fell from plane

WICHITA FALLS, Texas – A Texas businessman used an app to find his iPhone in a rural pasture after it fell about 9,300 feet during a flight from Houston.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Woman sues credit reporting firms for declaring her dead

St. Louis woman, who's alive, sues credit reporting agencies for declaring her deceased
Updated: 8 hours ago

Police: Wis. man shot street lights, says he was fighting aliens

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (AP) – Police have arrested a Wisconsin Rapids man after he allegedly fired his gun at street lights, saying he was protecting the universe from aliens.
Updated: 8 hours ago

Runaway rail car kicked loose by teen hits New York station

Runaway rail car kicked loose by teen rams into locomotive that then strikes New York station
Updated: 8 hours ago

School closes after venomous spiders found for a 3rd time

Venomous spiders found for third time at Pennsylvania school, district closes building
Updated: 11 hours ago
Cops: Man buys car after taking $150,000 left by ATM workers

Cops: Man buys car after taking $150,000 left by ATM workers

Cops: New Jersey man who made off with $150,000 forgotten by ATM workers bought car with money
Published: 07/31/15

Australian seated beside overweight passenger sues Etihad

Etihad vows to fight lawsuit from Australian who claims back pain from overweight passenger
Published: 07/31/15

Aggressive cobra found at Houston high-rise apartments

Houston police catch 2-foot-long cobra at high-rise apartments, aggressive reptile euthanized
Published: 07/30/15
Texas businessman finds cellphone that fell from plane

Texas businessman finds cellphone that fell from plane

Texas man finds his cellphone in pasture after it fell about 9,300 feet from private plane
Published: 07/30/15

Lake Worth family finds intruder sleeping on couch

LAKE WORTH – A South Florida family says they came home to chicken bones and empty beer bottles on their kitchen floor and an unknown man sleeping on their couch.
Published: 07/30/15