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Wednesday, Jan 6, 2016 at 09:37 AM CST

Police: Bundles of Cash Hidden in Minivan

Police: Bundles of Cash Hidden in Minivan

A man and a woman have been arrested after authorities seized about $428,000 in cash from a vehicle during a traffic stop in Schulenberg.

Monday, Jan 4, 2016 at 11:00 AM CST

Man Faces Charges in Raiding of Neighbor's Fridge

Man Faces Charges in Raiding of Neighbor's Fridge

A Naples, Florida, man faces burglary and theft charges after allegedly raiding his neighbor's refrigerator on New Year's Eve. The Naples Daily News reports deputies were called to a home at about 1:45

Sunday, Jan 3, 2016 at 02:41 PM CST

Snapchat Selfie With Armed Robbery Victim Helps ID Suspect

Snapchat Selfie With Armed Robbery Victim Helps ID Suspect

A man accused of armed robbery and taking a Snapchat selfie with his victim has been arrested, according to a Northern California police department. Authorities in Pacific Grove continue to search for two other...

Friday, Jan 1, 2016 at 06:58 PM CST

Zebra Reunited with Owner After Running Free

Zebra Reunited with Owner After Running Free

Officials in Hood County say a zebra found Friday afternoon is back home with its owner after a few hours of freedom.

Thursday, Dec 31, 2015 at 10:10 AM CST

'Break the Internet', 'Manspreading' Make Annual List of Banned Words

'Break the Internet', 'Manspreading' Make Annual List of Banned Words

So a university has decided, without holding a presser, that about a dozen words and phrases are problematic and should be banned from everyday use — and there are no plans to walk it back even if the...

Thursday, Dec 31, 2015 at 10:50 AM CST

Woman Beats DWI Charge With Claim Her Body Brews Alcohol

Woman Beats DWI Charge With Claim Her Body Brews Alcohol

Drunken-driving charges against an upstate New York woman have been dismissed based on an unusual defense: Her body is a brewery. The woman was arrested while driving with a blood-alcohol level more than four...

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015 at 07:08 PM CST

Man's Opinions on Sex Thwart Teacher Certification

Man's Opinions on Sex Thwart Teacher Certification

The University of Hawaii didn't violate First Amendment rights when it denied a teaching certificate for a Caltech-educated aspiring high school teacher who expressed views condoning adults having sex with...

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015 at 11:38 AM CST

Dead Body Kept as 'Shrine' in Phoenix Woman's Apartment

Dead Body Kept as 'Shrine' in Phoenix Woman's Apartment

Police have arrested a Phoenix woman they said kept a dead woman on her couch and believed she was a shrine from God before authorities found the body.

Monday, Dec 28, 2015 at 03:30 PM CST

Deputies: Woman Drank While Riding Wal-Mart Cart

Deputies: Woman Drank While Riding Wal-Mart Cart

A Florida woman has been accused of taking methamphetamine and driving a motorized shopping cart through a Wal-Mart while drinking wine and eating sushi and cinnamon rolls. According to a Citrus County...

Monday, Dec 28, 2015 at 08:41 AM CST

Runaway Emu Finds Home on Delaware Ranch

Runaway Emu Finds Home on Delaware Ranch

A wayward emu that eluded police and animal control officers in Delaware for months now has a place to call home. The emu, now named Eddie Horace, has found a home at Cathy Capone's Square Dog Ranch near...

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