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Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing CHP Officer’s SUV During His DUI Arrest

A man accused of stealing a California Highway Patrol cruiser while handcuffed and leading an officer on a 10-mile freeway chase has pleaded guilty to charges including felony auto theft.

04/14/2015

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Project Underway To Build Surfboard That Will Hold 62 People

A Rhode Island engineering technology and manufacturing company has set out to build the world’s largest surfboard.

04/13/2015

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Sheriff: Polygamous Sect Members Threw Chickens At Mom’s Van When She Tried To Get Kids

But the aunt wouldn’t let Tetzner take the children, and a crowd of about 50 people surrounded Tetzner’s white van, Carter said. Some in the mob of mostly women in long dresses even threw chickens at the vehicle, she said.

04/08/2015

US Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks to supporters during the kickoff of the  National Stand with Rand tour on April 7, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. Conservative US Senator Rand Paul announced on April 7 that he is running for his party's nomination for the 2016 presidential race, making him the second major Republican to join the contest.   AFP PHOTO / MICHAEL B. THOMAS        (Photo credit should read Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Rand Paul Joins President Emperor Caesar, Sydneys Voluptuous Buttocks In 2016 Race

According to its records, Paul would become the 223rd candidate to join the 2016 race for president. And he’s far from the first Republican to join the race. Josue Larose of Deerfield Beach Florida filed his intent to run a month after then Sen. Barack Obama won the 2008 election.

04/07/2015

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Frightening Lucille Ball Statue Has ‘I Love Lucy’ Fans Irate On Facebook

The statue has stood in Lucille Ball Memorial Park in her hometown in Celoron, New York, since 2009. The Facebook page demanding the statue be removed was started in 2012, but recently came back into the spotlight with an article from The Post-Journal in Jamestown, New York.

04/03/2015

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Police: Man Drank 36 Beers, Used Cocaine, Crashed Pickup Into Utah House

A probable cause statement says Bernabe Urcino-Saldago told police what he had consumed after he failed a field sobriety test early Monday.

03/30/2015

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Coachella and Lollapalooza Music Festivals Ban Selfie Sticks

You can bring your beach towels and floral headbands, but forget that selfie stick if you’re going to the Coachella or Lollapalooza music festivals.

03/30/2015

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Man Arrested Twice In 24 Hours On Suspicion Of DUI

A Northern California was arrested twice in one weekend on suspicion of drunken driving.

03/30/2015

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ATM Found Lying In Sacramento Road

A Sacramento police officer made an interesting discovery on a local highway this morning, it was an ATM.

03/28/2015

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Mystery Over Southern California Hilltop Piano Solved

For a couple of days this week, a Southern California hilltop was alive with the sound of — mystery.

03/27/2015

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Ballot Selfies Are OK In Utah Under New Law

Utah Governor Gary Herbert has signed a bill that makes it legal for people to snap pictures of themselves with their ballots.

03/26/2015

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New Utah Law Lets Restaurants Ban Cyclists In Drive-Thrus

The Republican governor signed the measure Wednesday. It would prohibit municipalities from forcing businesses to serve cyclists or pedestrians in drive-thru lanes.

03/26/2015