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3 weeks ago

Guilty conscience: Stolen sign returned after 30 years

It took 30 years, but a guilty conscience led someone who stole a large metal sign in Florida to return it — along with a $50 money order — to the New Smyrna Beach Police Department.

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3 weeks ago

‘Monster’ alligator killed in Florida hunt

A 780-pound "monster" alligator slain in a Florida hunt and hauled out of the water with a farm tractor falls short of the state record for length, a wildlife official said.

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3 weeks ago

Dead cat voting? Flier leads to some confusion in Florida

A Florida election official is working to help confused voters after one person reported that a registration flier had been sent home for her dead cat.

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4 weeks ago

The great crab leg fight of 2016

Police say two people have been arrested after they apparently got into a dispute over crab legs in a buffet line at a Connecticut restaurant.

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4 weeks ago

WATCH: The great Chihuahua CHiP chase

A Chihuahua is in animal custody after leading police on a chase across the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge.

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4 weeks ago

The case of the snoring suspect

A suspect found a creative place to hide during an Alabama drug raid, but investigators say it was the snoring that did him in.

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4 weeks ago

Google April Fool’s prank backfires big time

Google is acknowledging that it pranked itself after an April Fool's Day Gmail tweak angered some people who use Google's email for work.

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4 weeks ago

Painted olives, tainted sugar top world’s worst menu

Italian olives painted with copper sulphate solution, Sudanese sugar tainted with fertilizer, and hundreds of thousands of gallons of bogus alcoholic drinks top Interpol's annual tally of toxic and counterfeit food seized by police agencies across the world.

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1 month ago

Rhode Island tourism video shows scenes from Iceland instead

A Rhode Island tourism video designed to draw visitors to the state has been yanked off YouTube after viewers complained it showed Reykjavik, Iceland.

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21 hours ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

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WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

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It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

23 hours ago in Entertainment

Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

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The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

1 day ago in Entertainment

‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies

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Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.

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‘Fast & Furious 8’ revs up for historic Cuba shoot

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Director F. Gary Gray has turned the key on the "Fast 8" production in Havana, making movie history by becoming the first filmmaker to shoot a major Hollywood project in Cuba in over 50 years.