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3 weeks ago

Monkey on the back leads to handcuffs on the wrist

Police in a Seattle suburb say a man crashed into a rock in someone's yard after being clocked going 112 mph, with a monkey in his car.

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3 weeks ago

Facebook pays $10K ‘bug bounty’ 10-year-old hacker

Social media giant Facebook has paid a $10,000 reward to a 10-year-old Finnish boy for finding a glitch in its picture sharing app Instagram.

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‘Jesus’ arrested at Philly Apple store

A man who calls himself "Philly Jesus" has a new cross to bear: He was arrested at a Philadelphia Apple store on a trespassing charge.

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Oops! School unwittingly distributes yearbook pic of student’s penis

An Arizona student who showed his penis in his football team's photograph was arrested briefly after his high school unwittingly sent the image to hundreds of his Phoenix-area classmates as part of its yearbook.

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3 weeks ago

‘Rock’ your clock

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has an app to help you organize their day.

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3 weeks ago

The brother-sister DUI

A 41-year-old Florida woman defending her younger brother during a DUI arrest also was charged with drunken driving.

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3 weeks ago

Wee-lief! This airport restroom has gone to the dogs

Dogs and other animals now have a bathroom of their own at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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4 weeks ago

Cops: Fleeing man jumps into river, runs naked from hospital

Police say a Pittsburgh man driving a stolen car ditched the vehicle and jumped into a river to escape from authorities. Police say after being captured, he fled naked from a hospital and hid inside a Dumpster.

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4 weeks ago

Shall I compare thee to a carburetor? Indy 500 gets a poet

An Indiana University student who is a poet and a performer has been named the Indianapolis 500's first official poet since the early 20th century.

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4 weeks ago

Don’t take a selfie with Flat Creek Floyd

Fearing Snapchat could take an ugly turn toward "snap chomp," police are warning people not to take selfies with an alligator in suburban Atlanta.

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4 weeks ago

Running a marathon by mistake

A 12-year-old western New York girl wound up running 10 extra miles after she got into the wrong road race.

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4 weeks ago

The tractor-driving bank robber

Police have arrested a 30-year-old Vermont man who they say attempted to rob a credit union branch's night deposit box by slamming into it with a tractor.

Local Headlines

9 hours ago in Local

Clay County Candidate Forum Wednesday

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Wednesday's debate will start at 6:30 in the Council Chambers of Spencer City Hall...

14 hours ago in Local

Pedestrian Struck UPDATE

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The condition of a Spirit Lake woman struck by a pickup and dragged is now listed as being in fair condition.

16 hours ago in Local

SMU Consumer Confidence Report Released

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The report covers all of the water testing performed in 2015...

17 hours ago in Local

Sanborn Machine Shed Fire

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The east end of the building was fully engulfed when crews arrived...

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Stolen Motorcycle And Meth Possession Charges

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Estherville Police pulled over 53-year-old John Tatman late Friday evening for a traffic infraction...