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Stockton Police Searching For Robbery Suspect Who May Have Broken Nose

The victim noticed there was no weapon, and police say he chased the suspect down and punched him in the face, possibly breaking the suspect’s nose.

07/01/2015

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Man Mistakenly Buys Wrong Lottery Ticket, Wins Jackpot

A man in southwestern Connecticut who mistakenly bought the wrong lottery ticket is $30,000 wealthier.

06/29/2015

Quasi Modo walks along the red carpet before the start of the World's Ugliest Dog Competition in Petaluma, California on June 26, 2015. Quasi Modo went on to win first prize as the ugliest dog in the competition.  AFP PHOTO/JOSH EDELSON        (Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Quasi Modo Named World’s Ugliest Dog

The pit bull-Dutch shepherd mix and his owner took the $1,500 prize Friday night, besting 25 other dogs competing in the contest that applauds imperfection, organizers said.

06/26/2015

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Man Accused Of Exposing Himself Minutes After Registering As Sex Offender

Placerville police say they have arrested a man accused of exposing himself a few minutes after he registered with the police department as a sex offender.

06/24/2015

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CHP Officer Attacked By Bull

A California Highway Patrol officer has been treated for non-life threatening injuries after being attacked by a bull that had broken through three fences in Buellton.

06/24/2015

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Authorities: Country Music Singer Killed By Bounty Hunter Inside Home

Howard was a member of country music’s “Outlaw” movement, which rejected Nashville’s polished music in favor of a rougher sound. Howard shared the stage with Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Hank Williams Jr., and has written songs for Hank Williams III, according to Howard’s LinkedIn site.

06/12/2015

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Does Free Ping Pong Stop Crime?

The city of Seattle is wondering if free ping pong in its parks may help stop crime.

06/08/2015

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JPMorgan Chase Getting Rid Of Voicemail For Nearly Half Of Employees

For JPMorgan Chase employees, it might be best not to leave a message.

06/04/2015

Still from Carl's Jr. recent risque Super Bowl ad. (Source: Carl's Jr./Youtube)

Carl’s Jr. CEO: Not All Models Know How To Eat Burgers

NEW YORK (AP) – Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s ads starring nearly naked women have become a part of American culture, according to Andy Puzder, CEO of the chains’ parent company. “People watch for the ads, […]

05/29/2015

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Toddler Bitten By Coyote At Irvine Park

A 3-year-old Irvine girl has minor wounds after being bitten by a coyote.

05/23/2015

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Man Found Running Naked And Bloody Through Calif. Town

Authorities say a man believed to be high on drugs jumped through a plate glass window and ran naked and bloody through the streets of a town on California’s central coast.

05/22/2015

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Firefighter Convicted Of Assault Over Stray Cat Feeding

A Los Angeles firefighter has been convicted of assaulting a woman who fed cats in his neighborhood.

05/22/2015