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3 hrs ago | The Smoking Gun
A 69-year-old woman was charged with battery after she sprayed her adult son in the face with Febreze during an argument in the family's Jenny Ellis was arrested early Friday after an argument with her son--who suffers from mental illness--turned physical. According to cops, Ellis twice spit in her son's face and doused him with the household odor eliminator.
7 hrs ago | SFGate
A man wanted for an armed bank robbery in New York eluded authorities for four years until they caught up with him while he played at an ultimate Frisbee tournament in Oregon. The Ulster County sheriff's office in New York says the 32-year-old, formerly of Woodstock, New York, was indicted in late 2010 on charges of robbing a Bank of America there.
11 hrs ago | WJNO
A California woman says she has no idea how a dead body wound up in the trunk of her Lexus. The Riverside woman says she'd thought the car smelled funny as she left work yesterday, but she stopped at Walmart thinking nothing of it.
14 hrs ago | NBC Dallas
Andy Sullivan of England poses with his trophy and an astronaut from the XCOR space ship after the final round of the KLM Open held at De Kennemer Golf and County Club on September 14, 2014 in Zandvoort, Netherlands. An English golfer scored a trip into space by sinking a rare hole-in-one at a tournament on Sunday.
18 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
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Hundreds of young Dutch men and women turned Amsterdam's central Dam square into a blizzard of red goop on Sunday, as they pelted each other mercilessly with overripe tomatoes. In theory, the event was set up as a protest against Russian sanctions blocking imports of European fresh produce.
The designer of the uniform for the Colombian women's cycling team decided to put a flesh colour in the most awkward place, which has caused some people to question whether it's sexist. The skin-toned colour on the kit was located around the groin area and stomach, which made it look like the outfit was see through.
The San Jose Mercury News reports that rangers with the Midpeninsula Open Space District descended on Lupin Lodge near Los Gatos on Thursday, saying the clothing-optional resort was illegally taking water from a nearby upstream waterfall. The resort's owners say they are entitled to use the waterfall, which they need to keep their water tank full in case of a fire and to top off their pool for both skinny-dipping and as a backup water source for a fire.
When a volcano erupts, the conventional wisdom is that you evacuate, because there's nothing you can do to stop the destructive power of the heat, ash, and lava that comes from it. But conditions vary.
Among the stars in attendance at THE SIMPSONS TAKE THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL live 25th anniversary celebration show last night were CONAN O'Brien, Weird Al, Jon Lovitz , and Hank Azaria . Watch as these and more recount their experiences being part of the hit cartoon and recreate performances from their times on The Simpsons , accompanied by the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra.
SEPTEMBER 12--A Seattle woman has been charged with raping a man who told cops he awoke in his bed to find his attacker sexually assaulting him while she had his hands pinned down, according to a police report. Chantae Gilman, 26, was charged this week in connection with the alleged June 17 attack inside the 31-year-old victim's Seattle apartment.
The Chabot Space and Science Center is investigating a mysterious streak of light that lit up Bay Area skies early Friday morning, a spokesman for the center said. Local residents and some people as far away as Southern California and Oregon reported seeing the strange light out over the ocean about 6 a.m., said astronomer Ben Burress.
In one of the more demented breakup stories in a while, a man in Redding, Calif., is accused of killing, cooking, and serving his ex-girlfriend's dog to her and then telling her about it after the fact, reports the Sacramento Bee. Ryan Eddy Watenpaugh denies cooking the dog but admits leaving its paws on the woman's porch in a small bag.
NBC 12 posted a picture Thursday morning , the thirteenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, of a patch of sky that looks eerily similar to an American flag.
In this photo taken on Sept 9, 2014, and provided by the Child Development Center, student Oluwafunto Akinnurele holds a picture of pumpkins stolen from the Child Development Center at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, N.M. Officials say the pumpkin patch was raided sometime over the weekend after students had worked for months growing the pumpkins. Close Two juvenile suspects have confessed to picking clean a pumpkin patch that had been cultivated by New Mexico preschoolers, police said Friday.
McIlroy's tee shot on the par-4 14th hole in the second round of the Tour Championship sailed well right of the fairway, finding a tree. The ball rattled down around briefly in the tree before falling straight down...and into the right-front pocket of a spectator's shorts.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 07:19 pm
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