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Electric Zoo to Clamp Down on Drugs This Year

Wall Street Journal – by Yoni Bashan High above the grassy parkland on Randall’s Island—site of this weekend’s Electric Zoo music festival—hangs a robotic camera so powerful it can read text on a note pad 80 feet below. Security officials … Continue reading

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CT residents spot a rare all-white deer in the woods

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Deadly, brain-eating amoeba found in Louisiana water system

AOL More than 12, 500 people in “Saint John the Baptist” parish are at risk: A brain-eating amoeba was detected in the water system there. People in Reserve, Garyville and Mount Airy are advised to take precaution. A water sample … Continue reading

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Sister of Boston Marathon bombing suspect charged with making bomb threat

CNN – by Rande Iaboni New York (CNN) – The sister of the Boston marathon bombing suspect was arrested in New York City Wednesday for allegedly making a bomb threat, police said. Ailina Tsarnaev, 24, sister of Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, … Continue reading

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Grandfather Protects Grandson, Shoots Back at Carjackers

Decator-Avondale Estates Patch – by Sydney Wu A Lithonia man and his 9-year-old grandson have quite the story to tell after a bullet grazed the man’s head as carjackers reportedly shot at him and his grandson. Luther Tookes, 71, had … Continue reading

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Judge: Cop Who Beat Puppy to Death Should Expect Jail Time

Silver Spring Patch – by Deb Belt A former Baltimore City police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated animal cruelty charges for beating his girlfriend’s puppy to death. Officers from the Montgomery County Police-Animal Services Division last winter arrested Alec Eugene … Continue reading

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ISIS Says It’s Burning Marijuana Fields In Syria

Huffington Post – by Charlotte Alfred The Islamic State militant group released a video on Tuesday purporting to show its fighters burning down a marijuana field in a town it captured in north Syria. In the clip, which appears to be shot … Continue reading

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Local firefighter saves tiniest patient

Q 13 Fox – by Travis Mayfield SEATTLE — Firefighters perform lifesaving acts as part of their job.  But one local firefighter went above and beyond the call of duty for one tiny little creature. Andy Reilly says he was … Continue reading

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Mystery glow over the Pacific Ocean: Pilots left baffled by strange orange and red lights spotted in the dead of night

Daily Mail – by JONATHAN O’CALLAGHAN A pilot and his co-pilot have spotted a mysterious orange and red glow over the Pacific Ocean. The strange lights were spotted south of the Russian peninsula Kamchatka during the flight of a Boeing … Continue reading

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Manhattan’s First Denny’s Opens Friday With $300 Grand Cru Slam

Gothamist On Friday, Manhattan will officially become home to the world’s swankiest Denny’s. Patrons of the sleek new Financial District diner-cum-lounge will have access to all sorts of unholy pairings unfathomable to your teenage self growing up in Chippewa Falls: … Continue reading

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‘Sons of Guns’ star arrested for allegedly raping his 12-year-old daughter

AOL – by Ryan Gorman The star of a hit reality television show has reportedly been arrested for repeatedly raping his own 12-year-old daughter.“Sons of Guns” star Will Hayden, 44, was arrested Tuesday in Louisiana by U.S. Marshals and charged … Continue reading

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The ‘Cops’ crew member killed in a police shootout was shot by an officer’s gun

The Washington Post – by Abby Ohlheiser A veteran “Cops” sound supervisor who was critically injured while filming an armed robbery in Nebraska on Tuesday has died, the reality show’s production company said Wednesday. Thirty-eight-year-old Bryce Dion was killed by a police … Continue reading

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Crime Where Telltale Clue Is a Corn Tassel

New York Times – by ALISON LEIGH COWAN BRISTOL, Conn. — A pair of thefts have disrupted the quiet rhythms of two Connecticut towns and have up-at-dawn farmers and their loyal farm stand clientele fuming. “I would never have thought … Continue reading

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Shooting instructor dies after being accidentally shot by girl

Review Journal – by Dave Hawkins KINGMAN, Ariz. — An instructor who was shot by a 9-year-old girl who fired an Uzi at a northwestern Arizona shooting range died Monday night at University Medical Center in Las Vegas. The girl fired the … Continue reading

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What is the most popular item on Ebay in your state?

Gothamist In Arizona, the most popular item on eBay is flowers, in Wyoming it’s art supplies, and in Idaho it’s toys. Adorable. Here in New York, however, things get a little more real—our most popular item is firearms and firearm … Continue reading

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Armed & dangerous: 89 year old World War 2 vet shoots armed robber

  Palm Beach Post – by Jorge Millian Arthur M. Lewis may be elderly, but criminals are learning the North Palm Beach man is no easy mark. The 89-year-old decorated World War II veteran foiled an armed robbery attempt Saturday … Continue reading

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Drone Video Offers Aerial View of Napa Quake Damage

Napa Valley Patch – by Renee Schiavone A unique video published following Sunday’s South Napa Earthquake shows what the damaged town looks like from above. The video was published to YouTube Sunday by Evan Kilkus and lasts for just under 7 minutes … Continue reading

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Neighbor Sours on Boy’s ‘Illegal’ Lemonade Stand

Dunedin Patch – by Sherri Lonon A Dunedin boy’s lemonade stand is at the center of an ongoing controversy with a neighbor who says the operation is hurting his property value and disrupting his “quiet home and neighborhood.” Entrepreneurial T.J. Guerrero, … Continue reading

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Perry: To deter grousing, state won’t pay lawyers

AOL – by Betsy Blaney MIDLAND, Texas (AP) – Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he believes taxpayers should have picked up his legal tab but opted to use campaign funds “to keep from having folks grouse about it.” The … Continue reading

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“Weird Al” Yankovic – Word Crimes

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