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Authorities say a 56-year-old Florida man took his golf cart on a wild ride through a Walmart store, terrorizing shoppers and ignoring deputies’ orders to stop before crashing into a cash register.

By Associated Press August 10, 2019
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Authorities say a 55-year-old Florida man pulled a gun on a late-arriving furniture delivery team, saying he’s “shot people for less.”

By Associated Press August 10, 2019
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Officials at the Bronx Zoo say a 3 1/2-foot-long mangrove snake has gone missing, but say there’s no threat to visitors.

By Associated Press August 9, 2019
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Amazon’s self-driving robots will be roaming the streets of another neighborhood.

By JOSEPH PISANI, Associated Press August 9, 2019
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Dozens of ducklings have made a bid to create the world’s cutest traffic jam in a Maine city.

By Associated Press August 9, 2019
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A firetruck became stuck on the second level of a Chicago parking garage after the asphalt underneath the vehicle partially collapsed. (Aug. 6)

August 8, 2019
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A Spanish nature conservation center says that the first baby lynx has been born in the Pyrenees in nearly a century.

By Associated Press August 8, 2019
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A nearly toothless South Florida woman says she bit a man who forced his way into her apartment.

By Associated Press August 8, 2019
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A message in a bottle from Hawaii was discovered floating in a California river after traveling for more than a decade across the Pacific, a newspaper reported.

By Associated Press August 7, 2019
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Chicago isn’t quite ready to say see you later, alligator.

By Associated Press August 7, 2019
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A Southern California seaside community is in an uproar after a home was given a new paint job featuring two huge emojis on a bright pink background.

By Associated Press August 7, 2019
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A Florida woman says lightning destroyed her septic tank and caused a toilet in her house to explode.

By Associated Press August 6, 2019
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Southern California authorities are looking for a thief who used a stolen car to smash through the doors of a liquor store and make off with trays of lottery tickets.

By Associated Press August 6, 2019
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A Florida boy who called 911 to report he was hungry and wanted a pizza got a lesson in proper emergency call etiquette, but he also got a pie.

By Associated Press August 6, 2019
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ADOT detectives nab man who purchased sports car with stolen identity
Suspect stole information of a dealership customer

A man who allegedly used a stolen identity to purchase a sports car and stick the victim with the bill was arrested on a felony warrant after detectives with the Arizona Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General brought the case before a grand jury.

August 6, 2019
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Authorities say a small plane landed on a busy stretch of road in Washington state, stunning drivers but hurting no one.

By Associated Press August 5, 2019
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An enterprising cowboy lassoed a longhorn inside the lobby of a Colorado Springs building Friday after the cow broke free from a downtown parade and charged its way inside.

By Associated Press August 5, 2019
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A man who accidentally tossed $23,000 into the recycling bin reunited with his life savings Saturday after a worker at a recycling facility in Northern California spotted a shoebox stuffed with money.

By Associated Press August 5, 2019
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A Nebraska state trooper has cited a driver after pulling over a vehicle that had registration stickers painted onto its license plates.

By Associated Press August 4, 2019
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A cat in western Pennsylvania is bucking stereotypes with its love of swimming.

By Associated Press August 4, 2019
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Officials say an Air Force sergeant tried bringing home a rocket launcher tube as a souvenir at the same airport where another service member tried returning with a similar weapon this week.

By Associated Press August 4, 2019
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An unopened copy of a 1987 cult-classic video game that a Nevada man found in the attic of his childhood home is expected to sell for up to $10,000 at an online auction.

By Associated Press August 3, 2019
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Whoever dumped trash at the building made famous in Arlo Guthrie’s 1967 Thanksgiving protest anthem “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree” has a sense of humor.

By Associated Press August 3, 2019
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Putts are joining prayers at Britain’s Rochester Cathedral, where a mini-golf course has been installed inside the medieval house of worship.

By Associated Press August 3, 2019
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The city of Chicago’s efforts to wrangle an alligator who was found living in a park lagoon this summer cost more than $33,600.

By Associated Press August 2, 2019