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  • Ram-Raiders' Shopping Centre Smash …
    Ram-Raiders' Shopping Centre Smash … Sky News - 6 hours ago

    Two hooded men have been filmed ramming a stolen car into a shopping centre – then skidding through corridors so they could loot a jewellery store. Australian detectives confirmed the robbery took place in the early hours of Monday morning and have revealed that a second shopping centre was raided in similar circumstances just a day later. Just after 5am on Tuesday morning, another stolen Subaru was used to break into the Gungahlin Village shopping centre – and yet again, a jewellery store was the target. More »

  • Japanese robber breaks leg during hold-up, …
    Japanese robber breaks leg during hold-up, … AFP - 11 hours ago

    A hapless armed robber in his 60s broke his leg while holding up a convenience store in Japan -- and then used the shop's payphone to call an ambulance, according to a report and police. More »

  • New Hampshire senator resurrects kids' … Associated Press - 19 hours ago

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — This bird's best friend may be a cat. More »

  • After uproar, Utah restaurant statue … Associated Press - 19 hours ago

    HURRICANE, Utah (AP) — The small southern Utah town of Hurricane might become a little quieter after a statue of a copper bull lost its most prominent private feature this weekend. More »

  • 4-year-old girl rides Philly bus searching …
    4-year-old girl rides Philly bus searching … Associated Press - 23 hours ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 4-year-old Philadelphia girl has been returned safely to her parents after slipping out of her house at 3 a.m. and getting on a transit bus in search of a snack. More »

  • Surplus symbols: How many state bugs …
    Surplus symbols: How many state bugs … Associated Press - Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Whoopie pies, the K4s steam locomotive, the Carolina Shag and Harney silt loam share a common bond: Each is a treasured member of the eclectic and, some say, out-of-control state symbol club. More »

  • Officials: Pizza shop burglar steals … Associated Press - Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    PLEASANTVILLE, Pa. (AP) — State police in northwestern Pennsylvania are looking for a burglar who just may have some cavities — or, at least, a sweet tooth. More »

  • Man pays fine, avoids jail for missing … Associated Press - Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has paid a $500 fine to avoid being jailed for missing jury duty 11 times in the last two years. More »

  • Girl, 4, sneaks out, hops bus in search … Associated Press - Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 4-year-old girl has grabbed her purple raincoat, slipped out of her house at 3 a.m. and hopped a Philadelphia bus in search of a snack. More »

  • Crete's Crocodile Found Dead After …
    Crete's Crocodile Found Dead After … Sky News - Mon, Mar 30, 2015

    A huge crocodile which petrified locals in Crete last summer has been found dead, according to officials. This is not the first time that a crocodile has unexpectedly turned up in European lakes and rivers. More »

  • Grandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares …
    Grandma is a centerfold: Rest home bares … Associated Press - Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The stars of a charity calendar are in their 80s and 90s, but that didn't stop the men and women from an assisted living facility in Ohio from showing a little skin. More »

  • 'Robodog' Rottweiler Has Four …
    'Robodog' Rottweiler Has Four … Sky News - Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    A dog has been learning to walk with the four prosthetic legs fitted after he was maimed by frostbite. He is only the second dog ever known to have four prosthetic limbs and the way the high-stepping hound walks resembles a robotic dog. The two-year-old starting using the artificial legs several months ago and is now set to get an improved set of prosthetics. Speaking about the prosthetics, she said: "He's able walk in them. More »

  • Arizona man finds gun inside used golf … Associated Press - Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona man who bought a used golf bag discovered his purchase was packing more than just a set of clubs. More »

  • Bank Heist Suspects 'Googled Ro …
    Bank Heist Suspects 'Googled Ro … Sky News - Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    A couple searched for "how people got caught after bank robberies" shortly before carrying out their heist, according to authorities. Kody Davis, 33, and Amanda Davis, 31, both of Texas, were arrested shortly after the robbery and charged with criminal conspiracy, robbery and theft, US media reported. Amanda Davis - referred to as Menard in unsealed arrest affidavits - allegedly handed a bank cashier a leather bag and note that said: "Take money out and put it in the bag". Menard then "Googled how people got caught after bank robberies on her phone", according to the affidavits. More »

  • Mystery of California hilltop piano …
    Mystery of California hilltop piano … Associated Press - Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — For a couple of days this week, a Southern California hilltop was alive with the sound of — mystery. More »