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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
Published: 04/16/14

N.J. German shepherd gets called to jury duty

BRIDGETON, N.J. – Could this prospective juror take a bite out of crime?
Published: 04/16/14
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.
Published: 04/16/14
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.
Published: 04/16/14

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
Male cop dresses as Amish woman to stop flasher

Male cop dresses as Amish woman to stop flasher

PITTSBURGH – A western Pennsylvania police officer says he spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.
Published: 04/15/14

Officer poses as Amish woman in attempt to catch flasher

PITTSBURGH – A western Pennsylvania police officer says he went undercover dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to Amish children.
Published: 04/15/14

Manatee deputy hits driving instructor during training

A driving instructor with the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office was injured Tuesday when a deputy taking part in a training exercise steered into him, the agency said.
Published: 04/15/14

Maine animal shelter buried under carrot avalanche

Maine animal shelter gets donation of up to 4 tons of carrots, but can't get rid of them all
Published: 04/15/14