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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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4 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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1 month 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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1 month 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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7 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Pedestrian Struck On McIntire Road

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A male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle Sunday morning, and he's in critical condition at the UVA Medical Center.

7 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA

Police Investigate Robbery Behind Corner

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City Police are investigating a Saturday morning robbery in a parking lot behind the UVA Corner business district.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

14 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Cuccinelli Won’t Run In 2017

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Former State Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has told fellow Republicans he will not run for governor in 2017.

14 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Election, Local, Surrounding Counties, UVA, Virginia Assembly

Cruz Prevails In GOP Delegate Count

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Ted Cruz won most of the Republican at-large delegates that were chosen at the Virginia GOP Convention at James Madison University.