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Burglary suspect busted after forgetting to flush

Investigators tied a suspect to a burglary using DNA left on a toilet.

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Dog ‘arrests’ owner

A man's own dog helps police bust him on drug charges.

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A zebra walks into a bank …

A man named Bart Augustus allegedly robbed a bank and his name isn't the only thing that's unique.

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Man busted for illegal ‘potato chips’

Police say they found a kilo of cocaine hidden inside a man's snack bag.

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‘Terrorist’ Wi-Fi delays flight

A Wi-Fi hotspot at LAX named after a terrorist group kept travelers on board for hours as police investigated.

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You won’t believe where $70K was stashed

Officials say they arrested a woman carrying more than $70,000 in her stomach.

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Robber’s remorseful return isn’t good enough

A man who robbed a gas station came back hours later to apologize and return the money, but that didn't keep him out of jail.

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Man laid to rest in fireworks funeral

A Missouri man will bid farewell to his father by having his cremated remains mixed with fireworks and launched into the sky.

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Bret Michaels doesn’t need your bank account info

The Poison singer is warning fans about a bizarre new scam.

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Belgian chocolate maker ISIS changing its name

The chocolate maker is changing its name because consumers associate with the terrorist organization.

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Store clerk gives would-be robber a stinging surprise

A western Pennsylvania woman tells a would-be criminal to bug off!

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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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Judge Rejects Ebola Quarantine for Nurse

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FORT KENT, Maine (AP) _ A Maine judge has rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.

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Big Boost in Large Donors in Maine Governor’s Race

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A Maine group seeking to boost public funding for campaigns says that contributions from large donors in this year's governor's race have skyrocketed since 2010.

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Handcuffed Man who Escaped from Cruiser Caught

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Police say they have captured a man who jumped out of a state police cruiser and escaped into the woods after his arrest in Chelsea earlier this week.

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Portland, Gloucester Tie as New England Fish Ports

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A federal report says Portland, Maine and Gloucester, Massachusetts, are now tied for second place in New England in volume of commercial fish landed.

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Canadian Company to Buy Rumford, Maine Paper Mill

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A Canadian company is entering into an agreement to buy the Rumford Paper Co. mill.

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