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  • Police: Burglar busted after not signing off Facebook

    Police: Burglar busted after not signing off Facebook

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-06-25 19:28:45 GMT
    SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Police didn't have to work hard to catch a man who broke into a Minnesota house. First the burglar failed to log out of Facebook after checking his profile on the homeowner's computer. Then he agreed to meet up with homeowner James Wood in an effort to get back wet clothes he'd left behind. Wood tells WCCO-TV the burglar has to be the "world's dumbest criminal." South St. Paul police say the burglar took credit cards, cash and a watch last week. Wood posted his ph...
    SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Police didn't have to work hard to catch a man who broke into a Minnesota house. First the burglar failed to log out of Facebook after checking his profile on the homeowner's computer. Then he agreed to meet up with homeowner James Wood in an effort to get back wet clothes he'd left behind. Wood tells WCCO-TV the burglar has to be the "world's dumbest criminal." South St. Paul police say the burglar took credit cards, cash and a watch last week. Wood posted his ph...
  • Winter blahs got you down? Try 'Crowboarding'

    Winter blahs got you down? Try 'Crowboarding'

    Thursday, February 27 2014 4:40 PM EST2014-02-27 21:40:18 GMT
    With parts of the U.S. engulfed once more in a polar vortex that has brought crippling winter storms to large swaths of the country, it might seem that this winter will never end. If the snow and ice
    If the snow and ice have cramped your style, you might take cues from a clever crow that has a taste for winter sports.
  • Whitmer student designs largest wrap in Ohio

    Whitmer student designs largest wrap in Ohio

    Friday, September 20 2013 8:07 AM EDT2013-09-20 12:07:39 GMT
    A massive mural on the side of the Whitmer Career and Technology Center is considered the biggest bumper sticker in Ohio, and it was designed by a 17-year-old student.
    A massive mural on the side of the Whitmer Career and Technology Center is considered the biggest bumper sticker in Ohio, and it was designed by a 17-year-old student.
  • Tony and Tina and Zombies = Halloweekends!

    Tony and Tina and Zombies = Halloweekends!

    Friday, September 13 2013 6:49 AM EDT2013-09-13 10:49:52 GMT
    Halloween is more than one month away, but Halloweekends starts today. The annual fright-fest at Cedar Point scares up thrills and chills with 10 haunted attractions.
    Halloween is more than one month away, but Halloweekends starts today. The annual fright-fest at Cedar Point scares up thrills and chills with 10 haunted attractions.
  • Tire-dumper gets jail time

    Businessman sentenced in tire-dumping scheme

    Friday, September 6 2013 9:30 PM EDT2013-09-07 01:30:12 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) - State officials say a Detroit businessman has been sentenced to six months in jail for dumping more than 70,000 old tires in a northwest side neighborhood.    The Detroit Free Press reports
    DETROIT (AP) - State officials say a Detroit businessman has been sentenced to six months in jail for dumping more than 70,000 old tires in a northwest side neighborhood.    The Detroit Free Press reports
  • Women sell positive pregnancy tests on Craigslist

    Women sell positive pregnancy tests on Craigslist

    Monday, September 2 2013 3:58 PM EDT2013-09-02 19:58:01 GMT
    (ABC News) -- Pregnant women across the country have taken to Craigslist to sell positive pregnancy tests for about $25 a pop. Some ads suggest buyers use the tests to finally get longtime boyfriends
    Pregnant women across the country have taken to Craigslist to sell positive pregnancy tests for about $25 a pop.
  • Nyad Completes Historic Cuba to Florida Swim

    Nyad Completes Historic Cuba to Florida Swim

    Monday, September 2 2013 3:24 PM EDT2013-09-02 19:24:14 GMT
    KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Looking dazed and sunburned, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad walked on to the shore Monday, becoming the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage.
    KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Looking dazed and sunburned, U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad walked on to the shore Monday, becoming the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the help of a shark cage.
  • Police: alleged Toledo robber hit clerk with Bible

    Police: alleged Toledo robber hit clerk with Bible

    Friday, August 30 2013 6:04 PM EDT2013-08-30 22:04:31 GMT
    Police say a northwest Ohio man hit a gas station clerk in the head with a Bible numerous times forcing the employee back into the store and then demanded cash.
    Police say a Toledo man hit a gas station clerk in the head with a Bible numerous times forcing the employee back into the store and then demanded cash.
  • Marijuana-wrapped arrow shot at jail

    Marijuana-wrapped arrow shot at jail

    Wednesday, August 28 2013 9:51 PM EDT2013-08-29 01:51:47 GMT
    BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - A man is accused of trying to get marijuana into a Washington state jail by attaching it to an arrow he shot onto the roof. A Whatcom County sheriff's employee saw the man step
    A man is accused of trying to get marijuana into a Washington state jail by attaching it to an arrow he shot onto the roof.
  • Teen calls 9-1-1 over “massive freaking” spider

    Teen calls 9-1-1 over “massive freaking” spider

    Wednesday, August 28 2013 8:45 PM EDT2013-08-29 00:45:47 GMT
    An Oregon teen called 9-1-1 during the middle of a stand-off with a giant spider. The girl was home alone when she spotted the eight-legged intruder. She told dispatchers it was similar to a tarantula
    An Oregon teen called 9-1-1 during the middle of a stand-off with a giant spider. Cops responded to the girl's home and got rid of the spider with a rolled up newspaper.
  • Lions Die at Indonesian Zoo, Probe Underway

    Lions Die at Indonesian Zoo, Probe Underway

    Wednesday, August 28 2013 4:35 PM EDT2013-08-28 20:35:39 GMT
    JAMBI, Indonesia (AP) - An investigation is under way after authorities determined that an endangered Sumatran tiger and two African lions found dead at an Indonesian zoo died from poison.    The male
    JAMBI, Indonesia (AP) - An investigation is under way after authorities determined that an endangered Sumatran tiger and two African lions found dead at an Indonesian zoo died from poison.    The male
  • Nerf gunfight causes lockdown at Ohio school

    Nerf gunfight causes lockdown at Ohio school

    Police say confusion over a phone message about a toy gun fight prompted a false report of a shooting at a Cleveland-area school on the first day of class.
    Police say confusion over a phone message about a toy gun fight prompted a false report of a shooting at a Cleveland-area school on the first day of class.
  • Man wanted after exposing himself at Holland Speedway

    Man wanted after exposing himself at Holland Speedway

    Thursday, August 1 2013 2:36 PM EDT2013-08-01 18:36:31 GMT
    Holland police say the man in this surveillance picture may have forgotten something at the Speedway ... He may have forgotten to zip up his pants.
    Holland police say the man in this surveillance picture may have forgotten something at the Speedway ... He may have forgotten to zip up his pants.
  • Alleged peeping Tom caught, facing deportation

    Alleged peeping Tom caught, facing deportation

    Friday, July 19 2013 7:27 AM EDT2013-07-19 11:27:48 GMT
    Police in Perkins Township say a man was caught taking pictures through a woman's bedroom window. Now, he's facing deportation. A few weeks ago, Jose Perez-Castro, 25, was allegedly discovered inside of
    Police in Perkins Township say a man was caught taking pictures through a woman's bedroom window. Now, he's facing deportation.
  • Boy finds packed pot pipe in BK Kids Meal

    Boy finds packed pot pipe in BK Kids Meal

    Wednesday, July 17 2013 10:28 PM EDT2013-07-18 02:28:59 GMT
    A Michigan family got more than they ordered at a Dundee Burger King. Police say a grandfather ordered a kids' meal for his grandson Tuesday. The boy opened the bag and found a marijuana pipe full of
    A Michigan family got more than they ordered at a Dundee Burger King. Police say a grandfather ordered a Kids Meal for his grandson Tuesday. The boy opened the bag and found a marijuana pipe full of pot.
  • Michigan kids get down and dirty at annual Mud Day

    Michigan kids get down and dirty at annual Mud Day

    Tuesday, July 9 2013 8:57 PM EDT2013-07-10 00:57:08 GMT
    Every mother's nightmare and kid's fantasy is about to come true at Mud Day in suburban Detroit.
    It was a mother's nightmare and a kid's fantasy come true. Hundreds of children on Tuesday jumped into a 75-by-150-foot mud pit as part of the 26th annual Mud Day at a park in the Detroit suburb of Westland.
  • Joey Chestnut wins 7th contest with record 69 dogs

    Joey Chestnut wins 7th contest with record 69 dogs

    Thursday, July 4 2013 2:58 PM EDT2013-07-04 18:58:55 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Joey Chestnut downed 69 franks and devoured his own record in the men's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest while Sonya Thomas defended her title in the women's competition. The San
    Joey Chestnut downed 69 franks and devoured his own record in the men's Fourth of July hot dog eating contest while Sonya Thomas defended her title in the women's competition.
  • Taco Bell customers get cash instead of food

    Taco Bell customers get cash instead of food

    Wednesday, July 3 2013 8:08 PM EDT2013-07-04 00:08:55 GMT
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - That was no burrito. Three people who ordered food at a Taco Bell drive-thru in western Michigan got something more valuable: $3,600 in cash. A Taco Bell employee mistakenly
    That was no burrito. Three people who ordered food at a Taco Bell drive-thru in western Michigan got something more valuable: $3,600 in cash.
  • Cake mistake leaves purrfect memory

    Cake mistake leaves purrfect memory

    Tuesday, June 18 2013 7:08 AM EDT2013-06-18 11:08:45 GMT
    ABCNews- When Laura Gambrel, 22, of Zionsville, Ind., graduated from Indiana University in May, she wanted to keep the celebration pretty low key. She didn't walk at the ceremony, nor did she have a party
    An Indiana University grad celebrated her new degree with a family party that ended in laughs after a major cake mistake. Her mother ordered a graduation cake with her daughter's picture and asked the baker to add a cap. Turns out the bakery instead drew a cat on her daughter's head. The cat cake is now going viral.
  • Ohio day care worker accused of drugging snacks

    Ohio day care worker accused of drugging snacks

    Monday, June 17 2013 9:01 PM EDT2013-06-18 01:01:15 GMT
    A central Ohio day care worker is denying accusations that she sprinkled drugs on snacks to get children in her day care to sleep during the day.
    A central Ohio day care worker has been accused of sprinkling drugs on snacks to get children to go to sleep.
  • Wendy's pretzel burger isn't just about taste

    Wendy's pretzel burger isn't just about taste

    Friday, May 31 2013 2:50 PM EDT2013-05-31 18:50:40 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - Wendy's is hoping its rollout of a pretzel bun will boost profits.    The Associated Press reported in January that the fast-food chain was testing the "Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger" in select
    Wendy's is hoping its rollout of a pretzel bun will boost profits. The Associated Press reported in January that the fast-food chain was testing the "Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger" in select locations.
  • Irish Hills towers face Aug. 1st demolition deadline

    Irish Hills towers face Aug. 1st demolition deadline

    Thursday, May 30 2013 7:18 AM EDT2013-05-30 11:18:56 GMT
    An iconic symbol of the Irish Hills may have to come down. The Irish Hills towers were built in 1924, but closed to the public in 2000. Now, there's an effort to save the towers and the history behind
    An iconic symbol of the Irish Hills may have to come down. The Irish Hills towers were built in 1924, but closed to the public in 2000. Now, there's an effort to save the towers and the history behind
  • Business accused of paying employees with crack

    Business accused of paying employees with crack

    Thursday, May 16 2013 10:44 PM EDT2013-05-17 02:44:10 GMT
    A Detroit business is under federal investigation for allegedly paying workers with crack cocaine. It's called Big C's Tire Shop on Mac Avenue in Detroit, and word on the street was the "C" stood for crack
    A Detroit business is under federal investigation for allegedly paying workers with crack cocaine.
  • Local teen one of top BMX riders in nation

    Local teen one of top BMX riders in nation

    Sunday, May 5 2013 9:56 AM EDT2013-05-05 13:56:17 GMT
    David Lieb is 16 years old. That's old enough to drive a car, but at the Monroe Skate Park, he prefers his bike."On my 12th birthday my mom brought me to the skate park for the first time," Lieb explains,
    David Lieb is 16 years old. That's old enough to drive a car, but at the Monroe Skate Park, he prefers his bike."On my 12th birthday my mom brought me to the skate park for the first time," Lieb explains,
  • Sour cream spill causes slippery commute on I-280

    Sour cream spill causes slippery commute on I-280

    Monday, April 29 2013 3:09 PM EDT2013-04-29 19:09:58 GMT
    Some drivers had a slippery commute Monday morning after sour cream was spilled on the road. It happened shortly before 6:00 a.m. on southbound I-280 near Libbey Road. When officers arrived at the scene,
    Some drivers had a slippery commute Monday morning after sour cream was spilled on the road. It happened shortly before 6:00 a.m. on southbound I-280 near Libbey Road.
  • iPad gets stuck in bumper but still works

    iPad gets stuck in bumper but still works

    Friday, April 12 2013 6:26 PM EDT2013-04-12 22:26:06 GMT
    A Georgia woman can testify to just how powerful the iPad truly is.  She says she saw something flying at her car but didn't realize what it was until later.  Turns out it was an iPad and it stuck in her
    A Georgia woman says she saw something flying at her car but didn't realize what it was until later.  Turns out it was an iPad and it stuck in her bumper!
  • Easter Bunny pulled over for not wearing helmet

    Easter Bunny pulled over for not wearing helmet

    Sunday, March 31 2013 4:11 PM EDT2013-03-31 20:11:11 GMT
    LA MESA, Calif. - Even the Easter Bunny has to wear a helmet on the freeway. Someone snapped a photo of a California Highway Patrol officer pulling over a person in a giant white rabbit suit in La Mesa
    Even the Easter Bunny has to wear a helmet on the freeway. Someone snapped a photo of a California Highway Patrol officer pulling over a person in a giant white rabbit suit in La Mesa on Saturday.
  • Deer bolts from car trunk past stunned officer

    Deer bolts from car trunk past stunned officer

    Tuesday, March 19 2013 9:07 PM EDT2013-03-20 01:07:10 GMT
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) - Talk about junk in the trunk.    A Kalamazoo public safety officer checking a suspicious car parked behind a motel early Tuesday morning appeared more than a little surprised when
    A Kalamazoo public safety officer checking a suspicious car parked behind a motel early Tuesday morning appeared more than a little surprised when a deer climbed from the trunk, stumbled on the pavement and then bolted into nearby woods.
  • 'Batman' hands suspect over to UK police

    'Batman' hands suspect over to UK police

    Tuesday, March 5 2013 11:22 AM EST2013-03-05 16:22:43 GMT
    LONDON (AP) - A man dressed as Batman has brought a suspected burglar into a police station in northern England.    West Yorkshire Police said Monday that they do not know the identity of the man who appeared
    A man dressed as Batman has brought a suspected burglar into a police station in northern England.
  • Fla. man swallowed by sinkhole, presumed dead

    Fla. man swallowed by sinkhole, presumed dead

    Friday, March 1 2013 5:29 PM EST2013-03-01 22:29:46 GMT
    SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) - A huge sinkhole opened up under a man's bedroom and swallowed him as he screamed for help. He was missing and feared dead Friday. Officials lowered equipment into the sinkhole but
    In a matter of seconds, the earth opened under Jeff Bush's bedroom and swallowed him up like something out of a horror movie. About the only thing left was the TV cable running down into the hole.
  • "Toledo Loves Love" mural a romantic photo op

    "Toledo Loves Love" mural a romantic photo op

    Saturday, February 16 2013 10:35 AM EST2013-02-16 15:35:11 GMT
    If you're planning a late Valentine's Day outing and you're looking for a romantic backdrop, how about this? It's a mural painted on the side of a building late last summer. At the top it proclaims "Toledo
    If you're planning a late Valentine's Day outing and you're looking for a romantic backdrop, how about this? It's a mural painted on the side of a building late last summer. At the top it proclaims "Toledo
  • Family’s syrup-making mistaken for meth lab

    Family’s syrup-making mistaken for meth lab

    Thursday, February 14 2013 8:37 PM EST2013-02-15 01:37:44 GMT
    (CNN) -- Police swooped in on an Illinois family's home to bust a meth lab, but there was no meth - just maple syrup. It was shortly after 10 a.m. Wednesday when the Bensons got some uninvited visitors
    Police swooped in on an Illinois family's home to bust a meth lab, but there was no meth -- just maple syrup.
  • TV station hacker warns of zombies

    TV station hacker warns of zombies

    Tuesday, February 12 2013 2:59 PM EST2013-02-12 19:59:24 GMT
    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana television station's regular programming was interrupted by news of a zombie apocalypse.    The Montana Television Network says hackers broke into the Emergency Alert
    A Montana television station's regular programming was interrupted by news of a zombie apocalypse.
  • 2-yr-old basketball star shoots for viral video fame

    2-yr-old basketball star shoots for viral video fame

    Wednesday, February 6 2013 10:46 PM EST2013-02-07 03:46:45 GMT
    A two-year-old from Kansas appears to have a future in basketball. Meet Titus Ashby. His parents posted clips of him making shot after shot on Youtube Monday, and the video already has more than one million
    A two-year-old from Kansas appears to have a future in basketball. Meet Titus Ashby. His parents posted clips of him making shot after shot on Youtube Monday, and the video already has more than one million views.
  • Monopoly gets a makeover

    Monopoly gets a makeover

    Wednesday, February 6 2013 7:17 AM EST2013-02-06 12:17:50 GMT
    (AP)- The classic Monopoly game is set for its most significant change in decades after fans of the game designed nearly 80 years ago voted to add a new token to replace the shoe, wheelbarrow or iron after
    The classic Monopoly game is set for its most significant change in decades after fans of the game designed nearly 80 years ago voted to add a new token to replace the shoe, wheelbarrow or iron after they received the least support in an online contest. Hasbro is scheduled to announce the new token lineup Wednesday morning.
  • Fat cat Holly swims to drop pounds

    Fat cat Holly swims to drop pounds

    Tuesday, February 5 2013 10:10 PM EST2013-02-06 03:10:17 GMT
    One four-legged feline is working to keep his New Year's resolution, diving in to swim off those extra pounds. Holly is a 13-year-old cat weighing in at 20 pounds. Veterinarians say she needs to drop about
    One four-legged feline is working to keep his New Year's resolution, diving in to swim off those extra pounds.
  • Bear backs Ravens; Pelican picks 49ers

    Bear backs Ravens; Pelican picks 49ers

    Friday, February 1 2013 8:59 PM EST2013-02-02 01:59:34 GMT
    Super Bowl Sunday is almost here, and it seems everyone has an opinion on who will come out on top, including "Ozzy" the Grizzly Bear. The Montana-based bear had to choose between two banana pies, one
    Super Bowl Sunday is almost here, and it seems everyone has an opinion on who will come out on top, including "Ozzy" the Grizzly Bear.
  • Goat head-butts reporter off her feet

    Goat head-butts reporter off her feet

    Friday, January 25 2013 9:08 PM EST2013-01-26 02:08:12 GMT
    A valuable lesson was learned by ABC 7's Linda Carson Tuesday: never turn your back on a goat. She was at the Manatee County Fair recording a track for a story about kids that raise goats, when one goat
    A valuable lesson was learned by ABC 7's Linda Carson Tuesday: never turn your back on a goat.
  • ‘Cleaning Fairy’ busted for snow shoveling

    ‘Cleaning Fairy’ busted for snow shoveling

    Thursday, January 24 2013 3:40 PM EST2013-01-24 20:40:07 GMT
    An Ohio woman known as "The Cleaning Fairy" was arrested this week for shoveling someone's driveway without their permission. For 53-year-old Susan Warren, this isn't the first time she's been booked for
    An Ohio woman known as "The Cleaning Fairy" was arrested this week for shoveling someone's driveway without their permission.
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  • Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

    Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 9:47 PM EDT2014-08-27 01:47:49 GMT
    A man who took a nearly $5,000 gold nugget from a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store offered to pay for it two days after his face appeared in photos distributed by the media.
    A man suspected of walking out of a Juneau, Alaska, jewelry store with a gold nugget worth nearly $5,000 developed a conscience and paid for it - after his image was distributed by police through a "crime stoppers" program.
  • Tortoises in controversial art exhibit removed

    Tortoises in controversial art exhibit removed

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:27:46 GMT
    Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's request because of wet, cool weather.
    Three tortoises wearing iPads for a controversial Aspen, Colorado, art exhibit have been removed at a veterinarian's request because of wet, cool weather.
  • Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

    Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-26 21:27:45 GMT
    A Maine lobsterman says one of his traps caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.
    A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster.

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