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32 min ago | The Modesto Bee

Amazon worker piloted drone around Space Needle

Witnesses told police they saw the craft fly back into a fifth-floor room in a nearby hotel.


Related Topix: Space Needle, Amazon, Recreation, Modesto, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Toddler crashes Jeep - then watches cartoons

Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Creek, OR


This Play Is Being Called The Worst Defensive Play In Baseball History

The first run of this game came in the eighth inning as Mike Moustakas lofted a fly ball to left field.


Alamogordo Daily News

Joaquin Phoenix to play Doctor Strange?

A number of actors have reportedly been rumored for the role. reported in June that Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch were on the shortlist.


Related Topix: Benedict Cumberbatch, Entertainment

Guy Sues Pizzeria He Tried to Rob

Nigel Sykes' attempted robbery of a Delaware pizzeria failed miserably-but he'd still like to get some cash out of the whole to-do.


KNST-AM Tucson

New Fitness Wristband Gives Slackers Shocks

If what you need to meet fitness targets is a device attached to your body that will jolt you with electric shocks, then a new company called Pavlok has just the thing for you.

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Naked Burglars Steal 60 Burgers From Beach Eatery

"Dumb, dumber, and dumbest." That's how a waitress at Doc's Beach House in Bonita Beach, Fla., describes the three guys who broke in-clad only in their skivvies-in the wee hours Sunday and five minutes later made off with 60 hamburgers, 3 pounds of bacon, three red peppers, and, uh, a paddleboard.



'Weird Al' Yankovic still trying to wrap head arou...

The past week for "Weird Al" Yankovic has been a little weird by the standards of the curly-haired, accordion-playing, oddball master of pop music parody.


Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Dance, Black Entertainment, Michael Jackson, Rap, Coolio

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Man run over by own truck during road rage

A man in Florida apparently got a dose of road rage karma when police say he was run over by his own pickup truck after getting out to bang on another driver's window.


ABC News

Tortoise an Accomplice in Alligator's Zoo Escape?

An owner of a zoo in Michigan's Upper Peninsula says a 12-inch alligator has escaped, possibly with some help from a tortoise.


Related Topix: Naubinway, MI, Mackinac County, MI


Jump ball: Bizarre Clippers court case nears close

The bizarre battle over the fate of the Los Angeles Clippers goes to a judge Monday and he may not have the final word on the dispute.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Chris Paul, NBA Players

Chicagos 103.5 KISS FM

Car Dealer Gives Woman Refund - in Pennies

A Florida car dealer ordered to give a refund to a customer whose car had transmission problems grudgingly coughed up-by emptying his penny jars.


WMMV-AM Melbourne

Question Gets Boy, 4, Banned From Doughnut Shop

A curious 4-year-old in Monroe, Conn., is going to have to get his doughnuts elsewhere after asking a Doughnut Inn customer the wrong question.


Related Topix: Monroe, CT


Police Chase Ends In Dramatic Fashion

An armed carjacking suspect went on a crime spree around Lookout Mountain Wednesday afternoon, much of which was captured on video by SkyFOX.

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Naked thieves take burgers from SW Fla eatery

A southwest Florida waitress has dubbed the trio of naked hamburger thieves who broke into an eatery "dumb, dumber and dumbest."


ABC News

New Jersey Sues Over Florida Pizza Shop Logo

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the Garden State Parkway's green and yellow signs.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Woman: Backyard near turnpike is not a rest stop

The woman, Crystal King, tells WTAE-TV that her backyard in Stahlstown, about 50 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, is separated from the Pennsylvania Turnpike by only a short fence.


Related Topix: Modesto, CA

NBC Connecticut

McDonald's Worker Sold Crack During Shift: Police

Radnor Township Police say they confiscated these drugs and this cash from Allen Trammell after conducting an undercover sting.


Related Topix: Drugs, Radnor Township, PA, Wayne, PA

Sentinel & Enterprise

Weird Al Yankovic hits No. 1 for the first time

The following is either the greatest thing to happen to the music industry, or a harbinger of a complete collapse, during which Barry Manilow sound-alikes will rule for the next 30 years.

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Related Topix: 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Pop/Rock, Barry Manilow, Marketing, Entertainment

NBC Chicago

Geico Insurance Banner Falls on Bay Area House

A Bay Area couple says they had their house covered by insurance -- literally. A huge insurance sign being towed by a plane came loose and fell directly on their house Friday in Fremont.