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Monday, May 02, 2016

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Bad idea: Robbery suspect hops White House fence

WASHINGTON – Here’s a surefire way to get busted for robbery: leave the scene of the crime and hop over the White House fence.
Published: 04/26/16
Officials ponder how to remove dead whale from Calif. surf spot

Officials ponder how to remove dead whale from Calif. surf spot

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. – The massive carcass of a whale was rotting today at a popular California surfing spot while authorities were deciding whether to tow it out to sea or cut it into pieces and load them on trucks.
Published: 04/26/16
Railroad crossing arm crashes through LA school bus windows

Railroad crossing arm crashes through LA school bus windows

Los Angeles authorities say nobody was hurt when a railroad track crossing arm crashed through a passenger window of a school bus and came out a window on the other side
Published: 04/26/16

Man charged with urinating on jet headed to North Carolina

A Kentucky man has been arrested in North Carolina after witnesses said he urinated on the floor of an American Airlines flight from San Francisco to Charlotte
Published: 04/26/16

Selfies with suburban Atlanta gator? Bad idea, police warn

Fearing Snapchat could take an ugly turn toward "snap chomp," police are warning people not to take selfies with an alligator in suburban Atlanta
Published: 04/26/16

Police: Upstate NY mayor stole 111 road signs from the DOT

State police say an upstate New York mayor illegally provided his village with 111 road signs belonging to the state Department of Transportation
Published: 04/26/16
Missouri senator reads 50 Cent book in sales tax filibuster

Missouri senator reads 50 Cent book in sales tax filibuster

The Missouri Senate has tabled a sales tax bill after a senator filibustered it by reading a book about 50 Cent
Published: 04/26/16
Bear in the 'burbs: Cub sent packing after romp near homes

Bear in the 'burbs: Cub sent packing after romp near homes

A bear cub seen rooting through garbage cans and wandering in a suburban Los Angeles County foothill community was captured and released back into the wild
Published: 04/25/16

Ohio couple weds at starting line, then runs half-marathon

This year's Pro Football Hall of Fame Marathon in Ohio will be a race to remember for one Husdon couple who married at the starting line before running the event's half-marathon
Published: 04/25/16
Idaho official: Kobe Bryant's remarks help save potato truck

Idaho official: Kobe Bryant's remarks help save potato truck

The Idaho Potato Commission says its traveling advertisement, the Great Big Idaho Potato Truck, could roll on indefinitely
Published: 04/25/16