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SUV's accelerator sticks at speeds up to 100 mph in Florida

Authorities say Florida state troopers managed to stop an SUV with a stuck accelerator after it travelled about 50 miles on Interstate 95 at speeds up to 100 mph (161 kph).
Published: 02/13/18

Police find van, body stolen from a cremation business

Police in Florida say they've found a van with a body still inside it that was stolen from a cremation business
Published: 02/13/18

Derailed locomotive left to run for a week in Adirondacks

Railway workers in the Adirondacks have been trying to move a derailed locomotive that has been left running for a week
Published: 02/13/18

Wisconsin GOP Senate candidate's parents donate to his rival

The parents of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson have donated the maximum amount to the campaign of their son's Democratic rival, Sen. Tammy Baldwin
Published: 02/13/18

Pair lasts 5˝ hours outside in cold to alert pet owners

Two people in New Hampshire say they lasted 5 ˝ hours outside in the cold overnight before their feet went numb to make a point to pet owners who leave their animals out on cold winter nights
Published: 02/13/18

Dog in the race? Pooch barred from race for Kansas governor

Kansas election officials are putting the brakes on a dog's campaign for governor
Published: 02/13/18

Deja vu: Convicted fraudster pleads in $340K 'psychic' case

A Maryland woman who claims to be a psychic has been convicted of scamming people out $340,000
Published: 02/13/18
Hometown 'changes' name for 1st US gold medalist at Olympics

Hometown 'changes' name for 1st US gold medalist at Olympics

The hometown of Olympic gold medalist Red Gerard has unofficially upgraded its name in his honor
Published: 02/12/18
Wedding dress returned 32 years after dry cleaner mix-up

Wedding dress returned 32 years after dry cleaner mix-up

Ohio woman reunites with her wedding dress 32 years after a dry cleaner mix-up
Published: 02/12/18

Police: 'Obit bandit' targets homes of mourners at funerals

Police arrest man who they say broke into people's homes in Massachusetts while they attended wakes or funeral services
Published: 02/12/18