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A West Virginia man is accused of stealing generators that powered traffic lights on a one-lane road.

By Associated Press February 1, 2019
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An Indiana town marshal wielding a chain saw rescued a horse that became wedged between two branches of a tree trunk amid subzero cold .

By Associated Press February 1, 2019
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Three clumsy burglars are wanted in the Houston area after surveillance video captured the men breaking into a Cypress liquor store and stealing several bottles of alcohol before leaving in a hurry - tripping and shattering glass in the process.

By Associated Press February 1, 2019
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A paternity test on a baby orangutan has come back with a surprising result.

By Associated Press February 1, 2019
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Police dispatchers are trained to deal with a number of situations, and a dispatcher in Indiana had to know her numbers when a boy called 911 seeking help with his homework.

By Associated Press January 31, 2019
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Police say a man launched into Mr. Miyagi’s famous crane kick pose before stealing a purse at a gas station in South Carolina.

By Associated Press January 31, 2019
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Police in Massachusetts are looking for a woman they say intended to rob a bank but got cold feet and left without a penny.

By Associated Press January 31, 2019
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The FBI and local police are investigating a Miami-area mystery: Who dug a narrow tunnel that burrowed beneath a road and pointed toward a quiet suburban bank branch office?

By CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press January 30, 2019
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A park official is expressing his gratitude for a “mystery person” who cleaned the bathrooms at Petroglyph National Monument during the federal government shutdown, and kept them stocked with toilet paper.

By Associated Press January 30, 2019
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A South Dakota school district is using a talking hot dog to announce closures due to the extreme cold .

By Associated Press January 30, 2019
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A 19-year-old Arkansas man has pleaded guilty to trying to steal a commercial plane so he could fly to Chicago to attend a rap concert.

By Associated Press January 29, 2019
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Chicago police officers saved a man from a frigid Lake Michigan on Sunday after he jumped in to save his dog, who had fallen in while the two were out for a walk.

By Associated Press January 29, 2019
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A man who jumped into a Florida zoo’s crocodile enclosure has been sentenced to a year in jail.

By Associated Press January 29, 2019
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Two Massachusetts men involved in an apparent case of road rage in which one drove at speeds of up to 70 mph with the other clinging to the hood of his vehicle.

By Associated Press January 28, 2019
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Three otter pups named after Star Wars characters have made their public debut at the Kansas City Zoo. Han, Luke and Leia were born ...

By Associated Press January 28, 2019
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Authorities say a school bus with students aboard struck a utility pole in northern New Jersey, causing live power lines to fall on the bus. No serious injuries were reported.

By Associated Press January 28, 2019
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A puppy born with his front paws facing up instead of down and unable to walk is recovering after surgery at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.

By Associated Press January 27, 2019
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A Washington state baker is apologizing for a politically charged Valentine’s Day cookie that generated an uproar on social media.

By Associated Press January 27, 2019
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Southern California authorities are looking for a man who jumped onto the hood of a woman’s car and smashed her windshield with his fist in a case of apparent road rage.

By Associated Press January 26, 2019
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A 9-year-old Pennsylvania girl with a green thumb is being rewarded with the other kind of green for growing an extraordinarily large cabbage.

By Associated Press January 26, 2019
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A classic scene from a decade-old episode of “The Office” helped an Arizona mechanic save an unconscious woman’s life.

By Associated Press January 25, 2019
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Police say a Connecticut woman charged with driving under the influence was drunk on vanilla extract, which contains a significant amount of alcohol.

By Associated Press January 25, 2019
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A New Orleans bakery is turning out thousands of cookies with a picture of a referee with a circle and slash mark across it in red icing.

By STACEY PLAISANCE, Associated Press January 25, 2019
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A Pennsylvania man says his emotional support alligator helps him deal with his depression.

By Associated Press January 24, 2019
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Two new breeds, the grand basset griffon Vendeen and the Nederlandse kooikerhondje will make their debuts at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show next month.

By Associated Press January 24, 2019