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3 hrs ago | The Kansas City Star

Tipster power leads to shooting arrest

There is relief for commuters today. They can go back to worrying about traffic tie-ups on our major highways, not about terrorizing bullets.


Related Topix: Grandview, MO, Jackson County, MO, Kansas City, MO

7 hrs ago | CBS Local

Royals Bullpen Holds On For 5-4 Victory Over Twins

Bruce Chen labored through five innings before the Kansas City Royals' bullpen took over, shutting down the Minnesota Twins the rest of the way in a 5-4 victory Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, Greg Holland, Bruce Chen, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Brian Dozier

12 hrs ago | WIVB-TV Buffalo

Man killed when car plunged onto 33 from above

A 47-year-old man from Buffalo died early Saturday morning when the car he was driving went through a guiderail, and crashed onto the Kensington Expressway below, bursting into flames.


Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

16 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

High school student in hot water after asking Miss America to...

FEBRUARY 01: Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri attends the 23rd Annual Super Bowl Party With A Purpose at Brooklyn Cruise Terminal on February 1, 2014 in New York City.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Taylor Swift, Pop/Rock, Country, Hot Chicks

20 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants

Jenkintown Mayor Ed Foley, in a gut-busting campaign to draw attention to the tiny borough's varied restaurant scene, set out to visit all 24 of them on Saturday, starting with a pre-dawn visit to IHOP.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Jenkintown, PA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

ABC News

Woman Says Beau Stole Her Dog, TV on 1st Date

No stolen hearts on this first date. Instead, a New Jersey woman says a man she met on a dating website stole her dog and her flat-screen TV.


Related Topix: Parsippany, NJ

These thieves are bananas! See 5 unusual items used for bizarre 'armed robbery' attempts

Not every criminal can be a mastermind but it wouldn't take Batman to bring some of them to justice.

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The Kansas City Star

Documents detail another delayed GM recall

Authorities are searching for a middleman who is believed to have purchased guns for F. Glenn Miller Jr., the avowed anti-Semite accused of killing three people outside Jewish facilities last weekend.


Related Topix: Sports, Sports Etc.


Nominative Determinism: Edward Cocaine Arrested On A Drugs Charge

NOMINATIVE Determinism: An occasional look at names that describe the named. The Florida court calls drug possession suspect Edward Cocaine.


The Kansas City Star

MUa s Alden will speak at 11; Tulsa expected to name Haith as coach at 1 p.m.

Clergy of different faiths, joined by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, delivered messages of hope and unity Thursday before more than 1,300 people gathered at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Grandview, MO

ABC News

Professor: 'Game of Thrones' Pic Got Me Suspended

A New Jersey professor claims he was suspended over an online photo containing a quote from "Game of Thrones" that he says a school official perceived as a threat.


Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Bryant U. cracks down on selfies at graduation

This photo taken and provided by Ali Luthman, left, of Worcester, Mass., shows her with Bryant University President Ronald Machtley on the school's campus in Smithfield, R.I. on Friday, April 18, 2104.


The River 105.9 FM

Train driver kicks a selfie-taking teen in the head

The selfie-taking craze has gotten so out of control members of the public are taking the law into their own hands.


Sports Radio 910

British prisoner claims persecution for Jedi faith

A British prisoner is claiming he's being persecuted for his Jedi faith. He sent a letter to Inside Time saying the National Offender Management Service refused to recognize his beliefs, even though Jedi was officially recognized in the last census.



She thought she was moving one that belonged to her daughter's friend.

It might be the strangest stolen-car caper of the year, not least because the car wasn't technically stolen.

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CBS Local

Man Charged With Shooting Deputy Says He Doesn't Remember Pulling Trigger

Steven Henderson, 19, was charged Thursday with first-degree attempted murder of a peace officer as well as receiving stolen property and bringing stolen goods into the state.


Easter butter lamb gets 'pardon' at Buffalo market

Butter sculptures in the shape of a lamb are a traditional part of Easter meals among Buffalo's large Polish-American population.


Related Topix: New York, Thanksgiving, Life, Holidays

Thu Apr 17, 2014

CBS Local

Officials: More Than 65 Heroin Distributors Charged Or Arrested In Bust Operation

State and federal officials announced Thursday that more than 65 heroin distributors have been arrested and/or charged with drug trafficking in Minnesota as part of a crackdown called "Operation Exile."


Related Topix: Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration

ABC News

Man Fined $525 for Drink Refill at SC Hospital

A man who helped himself to a refill of his 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital found it cost a lot more than he expected when he was fined $525.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC

The Kansas City Star

Healing is the message of interfaith service for shooting rampage victims

Clergy of different faiths, joined by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, delivered messages of hope and healing Thursday before more than 1,300 people gathered at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park.


Related Topix: Kansas City, MO