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Arrest in robbery of autistic man in Connecticut

Man charged with stealing $100 in birthday money from autistic man in Connecticut park
Published: 09/16/14
Video: Watch Bolts’ Stamkos make 91-yard ‘field goal’

Video: Watch Bolts’ Stamkos make 91-yard ‘field goal’ Video

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steven Stamkos recently got a chance to take his blistering slapshot from the ice to the football field. And, no, it wasn’t the so-called “frozen tundra” of Green Bay....
Published: 09/16/14
Boa constrictor captured after escaping Idaho cage

Boa constrictor captured after escaping Idaho cage

9-foot boa constrictor on the loose for 2 days after escaping from cage is recaptured in Idaho
Published: 09/15/14

Man wanted for robbery arrested at Frisbee tourney

Man wanted for 4 years in New York armed robbery arrested at Frisbee tournament in Oregon
Published: 09/15/14
Chinese city creates sidewalk lane for cellphone users

Chinese city creates sidewalk lane for cellphone users

BEIJING – Taking a cue from an American TV program, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a smartphone sidewalk lane, offering a path for those too engrossed in messaging and tweeting to watch where they’re going.
Published: 09/15/14
Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane

Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane

Chinese city creates cellphone sidewalk lane, inspired by Washington experiment
Published: 09/15/14
Miss America: More to worry about than red cup

Miss America: More to worry about than red cup Video

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The new Miss America says there are more important things for people to worry about than her little red cup.
Published: 09/15/14

Police seek huge boa on loose in Idaho

Police in Nampa, Idaho, on lookout for 9-foot Columbian boa constrictor on loose since Friday
Published: 09/14/14
Updated: 09/15/14
Officials beg pastor, strip club owner to end feud

Officials beg pastor, strip club owner to end feud

Officials beg pastor, strip club owner to end weekly protests of each other's establishments
Published: 09/15/14

California nudist camp accused of stealing water

Officials accuse California nudist camp of stealing water from an upstream line
Published: 09/14/14