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Neighbor steals skeleton over offensive gesture

CUYAMUNGUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman is facing a larceny charge after authorities say she stole a neighbor’s anatomical skeleton model that allegedly was making an offensive gesture toward her. The Santa Fe New Mexican

Chuck E. Cheese sued over hair stuck in ticket machine

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A woman is suing a family entertainment center saying her hair got caught in a ticket counting machine in Portland, Oregon, for 20 minutes. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Ashreana Scott is suing CEC Entertainment,

LSU student charged with riding ATV on stadium field

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana State University fraternity brother has been charged with breaking into the college’s under-construction football stadium and riding a four-wheeler around inside. University police said Thursday that 19-year-old Clayton Fleetwood entered

Authorities find alligator in Ohio basement

GROVEPORT, Ohio (AP) — Alligators have been known to make their 辽宁体彩网 in any number of places. But in Ohio, someone has decided to make a place for a gator to call 辽宁体彩网 — in his basement.

Nevada Precinct Has 0% Turnout

RENO, Nev. (AP) — What if they gave an election — and nobody showed up? It’s more than just a hypothetical question for Democrats who counted votes in last week’s presidential caucus. Not only did no one

Brit wins pancake race

LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — Ok, so maybe it isn’t the World Cup, or even the World Series. But there is a result in an international competition pitting contestants in Kansas against their British counterparts. And in yesterday’s

Inmate escapes by posing as fellow inmate

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A case of deliberate mistaken identity has gotten a California inmate free from jail. Authorities in Utah say inmate Kaleb Wiewandt ended up being “released” from lockup Tuesday night — because he

Human brain seized in mail truck on US-Canada borde

PORT HURON, Mich – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seize human brain in international mail at Blue Water Bridge in Port Huron last week. On February 14, CBP officers assigned to the Area Port of Port

Para-glider rescued after being trapped in power lines

    OLIVEHURST, Calif. (AP) — A paraglider spent three hours trapped in power lines before being rescued in northern California. The paraglider, who wasn’t immediately identified, was facing the ground with the wires as his only

Inventor of Cut, Copy, Paste dies

NEW YORK (AP) — If you have ever used computer shortcuts like “cut,” “copy” and “paste,” you might want to tip your cap to a man named Larry Tesler. The Silicon Valley pioneer who invented the valuable

Virginia man holds goat thief at bay at gunpoint

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — He tried to get a man’s goat — literally — but got arrested, instead. Authorities in Stafford County, Virginia say they got a call from a property owner who spotted a thief on

Leaning Tower of Dallas after Demolition Fail

DALLAS (AP) — Italy has its Leaning Tower of Pisa. And now Dallas has a rival leaning tower. In this case, the “Leaning Tower of Dallas” came into being when an 11-story building that was being imploded