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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.

Police

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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4 weeks 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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33 mins ago in Local Sports

Hernandez ties Mariners win record with decision over KC

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Seth Smith provided the only run — and the only hit — for the Mariners, leading off the sixth inning with a home run to right off Royals starter Kris Medlen.

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Blazers advance 4-2 with victory over the Clippers

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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard reacts after making a three point basket during the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers Monday, April 25, 2016, in Portland, Ore. The Trail Blazers won 98-84. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)

Damian Lillard scored 28 points and the Portland Trail Blazers advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by holding off the resilient Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night.

42 mins ago in Local Sports

Seahawks brass fill needs in 3rd round

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General Manager John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll grabbed a running back, tight end and a guard with their 3 picks in the 3rd round.

3 hours ago in Local Sports

Seattle trades up to get Alabama DT Jarran Reed

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Reed is a major fit after the Seahawks lost run-stopping defensive tackle Brandon Mebane in free agency.

7 hours ago in Local Sports

Bellevue native Myles Jack selected by Jaguars

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Jacksonville traded up two spots to get Jack, who had been widely projected to go early in the first round. The Jaguars traded the 38th and 146th (fifth round) overall picks to Baltimore to grab Jack.