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Police: Woman posted selfies in stolen dress

Police: Suspected shoplifter arrested after posting selfies on Facebook wearing stolen dress
Published: 07/20/14

Police: Ill. woman posted selfies in stolen dress

WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. – Police investigating the theft of clothing and jewelry from a southern Illinois boutique say they arrested a woman after she posted Facebook photos of herself wearing one of the stolen items.
Published: 07/20/14
Arizona man wins Hemingway look-alike contest

Arizona man wins Hemingway look-alike contest

KEY WEST – A white-bearded Arizona restaurateur has won Key West’s annual “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest on his sixth attempt.
Published: 07/20/14
Colorful lobsters make rare catch for Naples chef

Colorful lobsters make rare catch for Naples chef

NAPLES – New England fishermen had a rare catch for a southwest Florida chef: four colorful lobsters.
Published: 07/19/14

Cubs sue over fake mascot that got into bar fight

CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs have filed a lawsuit against several people whom the team accuses of being behind a fake mascot that has been engaging in bad behavior near Wrigley Field, including getting into a bar fight that was captured on video...
Published: 07/19/14

Deja Phew: Plane lands on NY highway for 2nd time

Deja Phew: Pilot thankful after making 2nd emergency landing on New York highway in 8 days
Published: 07/19/14
Rare blue-colored red king crab caught in Alaska

Rare blue-colored red king crab caught in Alaska

Alaska fisherman pulled up rare blue-colored red king crab
Published: 07/18/14
Cornhole champions being decided in West Virginia

Cornhole champions being decided in West Virginia

Cornhole anyone? Popular tailgate, backyard game to crown world champions in West Virginia
Published: 07/18/14

Robber who hit same bank, teller twice sentenced

Robber who hit same bank, same teller in Washington state gets more than 10 years
Published: 07/18/14

Contempt charge for saggy pants in court dismissed

Pennsylvania judge dismisses contempt-of-court charge imposed over 18-year-old's saggy pants
Published: 07/18/14