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Woman gets stuck in chimney trying to sneak into home

It took firefighters two hours to free a woman who was trying to make a Santa Claus style entry into the home of a man she met online.

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Teacher uses ‘Wheel of Misfortune’ for discipline

A Washington state teacher has been warned not to have students spin a disciplinary "Wheel of Misfortune" to assign punishments for misbehavior.

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Woman mistakes jail for bar

One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart.

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Ebola ‘toys’ are all the rage

It may be the only time you will find these words in the same sentence: "Ebola" and "Add to Wishlist."

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Michigan funeral home offers ‘drive-thru’ option

Mourners can pay their last respects on the go.

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Drug suspect runs from cops in middle of marathon

Authorities say a wanted man attempted to flee pursuing officers by blending into the sea of Chicago Marathon runners.

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Jennifer Garner ‘hired’ 120 goats

The actress had a clever solution to a rat and ivy problem at her Hollywood Hills home.

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Remorseful robber waits for police after heist

A suspected robber walked out of a Washington state bank with stolen cash, then waited for police to arrest him.

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Missing for years, parrot returns speaking Spanish

A parrot that spoke English returned speaking Spanish and asking for someone named Larry.

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Investigators trying to crack Crisco caper

A truck carrying 18 tons of Crisco sticks has been stolen in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Hospital patient hijacks ambulance to make escape

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a patient wanting out of an Arizona hospital used an ambulance as his getaway…

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Police field reports of ‘creepy’ clowns

Reports of clowns carrying weapons have been scaring people in the California city of Bakersfield for the past week.

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Wife-carrying competition brings Finnish whimsy to Maine

Men with their wives slung over their shoulders bounded over log hurdles and charged through mud, as hundreds of spectators cheered them on.

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WATCH: A horse walks into a police station

This isn't the beginning of a bad joke - this is real life and it was all caught on camera!

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Police arrest tar-covered man on gas station roof

An alleged would-be burglar is arrested on the roof of a closed gas station, in an interesting disguise.

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Real-life Perry Mason accused of break-in

Perry Mason — not to be confused with the fictional criminal defense lawyer played by Raymond Burr — allegedly stole breaking $110,000 worth of jewelry.

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Couple arrested for tryst in police cruiser

Get a room! Now, get a jail cell! A Wisconsin couple is going to the slammer for having sex in a squad car.

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That hair! Willie Nelson’s braids sell for $37K

The braids were cut in the '80s when Nelson's hair was still red.

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Man unwittingly invites fugitive into home amid manhunt

A homeowner unknowingly welcomed a fugitive into his home and shared a meal with the wanted man as police canvassed the neighborhood.

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The $700 school lunch

Whomever said there is no such thing as a free lunch was right.

Recent Headlines

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1 American released from North Korea

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The State Department says Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released.

in Local Sports

Parents’ brawl gets teams banned from playoffs

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Two Seattle-area youth football teams for players 9 and 10 years old have been banned from the playoffs — not for anything they've done wrong, but because of their parents.

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WWU men place league-high four on GNAC Pre-season hoop all-star team

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Anye Turner, Jeffrey Parker, Joey Schneider and Ricardo Maxwell selected from the number 9 Vikings squad.

in Entertainment

Bryan Cranston laughs off ‘Breaking Bad’ toy controversy

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A Florida mom wants action figures from the popular series banned from Toys 'R' Us stores.

in Sports

World Series opener tonight on KPUG

Kansas City Royals' Jarrod Dyson waits to bat during practice Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals will host the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of the World Series on Oct. 21.

Madison Bumgarner gets the call for the Giants, who are trying to become the first National League team to win three World Series titles in a five-year span since the St. Louis Cardinals of 1942-46. The Royals, back in the Series for the first time since winning the title in 1985, counter with James Shields.