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Vladimir Putin Arrested at Florida Supermarket

1 hour 29 min ago
A man named Vladimir Putin was arrested last Sunday for trespassing and resisting arrest after refusing to leave a Publix in West Palm Beach.

Old-Man Disguise Hid 31-Year-Old Fugitive for Months

Mon, 08/22/2016 - 15:48
Shaun Miller wasn't arrested until an alert officer noticed something suspicious about his eyes — and the $10,000 he had on him.

NFL Coach Admits He's Sleeping on Air Mattress in Dorm

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 00:32
Coach Jeff Fisher's Rams have been nomadic since relocating to Los Angeles this spring.

A Proposal on Plane — and Then an In-Flight Wedding

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 16:22
Somewhere between Vienna and Greece, a chorus started crooning and Nathaly Eiche's boyfriend sunk on to one knee.

Girlfriend, Wife Write Separate Obituaries for N.J. Man

Sat, 08/06/2016 - 10:23
A 55-year-old New Jersey man died this week. That much is fact. But due to dueling obituaries for him, the rest is a little murky.

'We're Not Screwing Around' on Dumpster Pools, Philly Warns

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 00:24
Philadelphia's Department of Licenses and Inspections issued a statement saying the city won't issue permits for block party dumpster pools.

Pokemon Statue Rises In New Orleans

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 20:41
A huge Pokemon statue that mysteriously appeared in a New Orleans square is drawing crowds. WDSU's Susan Isaacs reports.

Not App-ily Ever After: Lovelorn Man Waits Days at Airport

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 04:25
They say true loves waits — and one man who went looking for it online seemingly took that to heart.

Elephant Throws Stone Toward Zoo Visitors, Killing Girl

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 04:35
The behavior of the female elephant was "abnormal" and needs to be understood, a veterinarian at Morocco's Zoological Garden of Rabat said.

Cop Mistook Krispy Kreme Glaze for Meth: Report

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 00:50
A Florida man who was arrested after police officers mistook Krispy Kreme doughnut glaze for crystal meth has been cleared.

ZING! THUD! Suspect Flings Batarang Into Seattle Cop Car

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 15:09
You read that right: a Batarang. As in, one of Batman's boomerangs.

Wolf Mask-Wearing Bank Robber Hunted by FBI

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 00:27
A suspect wearing a wolf mask robbed a Fifth Third Bank branch at gunpoint Friday in DeKalb, Illinois.

Your Excuse to Snack: It's National Junk Food Day

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 03:59
While not an official holiday, National Junk Food Day is an excuse to munch on some chips and candy today.

'Tipsy' Partygoers Confuse Real Cops for Strippers

Wed, 07/20/2016 - 01:08
Strippers dressed as cops are a tale as old as time, which could explain why revelers at a birthday party got a bit confused when officers showed up.

Pushy Swan Becomes Star — and Almost Gets Arrested

Sat, 07/16/2016 - 01:45
Alfred the swan has been causing a stir in the German town of Essen Kettwig.

Nudist Camp Beats the Heat and Misconceptions, Barely

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 19:18
As the summer sun is heating up in Louisiana, one community is stripping down. WDSU's Heath Allen reports.

Remote Islanders Replace Street View with Sheep View

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 16:48
Tired of waiting for Google to arrive, the Faroe Islands tourist board sent out sheep with 360 degree cameras to map the area.

Russian Aims for Record in Solo Balloon Trek Around Globe

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 18:14
Adventurer Fedor Konyukhov took off from Australia Monday in a bid to beat the record time — 13 days — for a solo balloon flight around the world.

Watch Mama Rat Save Baby From the Jaws of a Snake

Mon, 07/04/2016 - 08:48
You may never look at these rotten rodents the same way.

New Zealand's Biggest Cocaine Bust Came in Horse Head

Sun, 07/03/2016 - 15:06
Police found 35 bricks of high-grade cocaine inside the 881-pound sculpture.

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