U.S. man rescued trying to walk from Detroit on frozen lake to Canada

March 6, 2015

(Reuters) – A 25-year-old American man was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard after he tried to walk from Detroit to Canada across a frozen lake, officials said on Friday. The man was found on Thursday on Lake St. Clair, which borders the United States and Canada, about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from shore...
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Ohio home pelted by eggs for a year; police can’t crack case

March 6, 2015
Ohio home pelted by eggs for a year; police can’t crack case

EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — An 85-year-old man says his suburban Cleveland home has been pelted with eggs several times a week for a year, and police haven’t been able to crack the unusual case despite stakeouts, questioning neighbors, installing a surveillance camera and even testing eggshells as evidence. The homeowner and Euclid police suspect...
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Idaho authorities: No booze during ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

March 6, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho authorities are telling movie theaters serving alcohol that they can’t provide drinks during showings of the erotic blockbuster “Fifty Shades of Grey.” The Idaho State Police’s Alcohol Beverage Control has contacted at least two theaters showing the popular R-rated flick, ordering them to comply with a law banning businesses...
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Pair pilfer $9,000 worth of underwear from Wyoming store

March 6, 2015

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Police say a man and woman have stolen more than $9,000 worth of women’s undergarments from a department store in Wyoming’s capital. Officer Dan Long, a Cheyenne police spokesman, says the shoplifters made off with just over 1,000 pairs of panties from the J.C. Penney store in a local mall...
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Oregon man accused of stealing bikes, goat too

March 5, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities suspect a Portland, Oregon, man accused of stealing two bicycles also took a dwarf goat. Police say the 18-year-old, Oleg Stepanovich Plyushchev, tried to sell bikes on Craigslist that had been stolen from a backyard and garage. Investigators say that following Plyushchev’s arrest Tuesday, detectives learned he was connected...
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Florida dog saved after being shot, tied to railroad tracks

March 5, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) – A Florida dog was tied to railroad tracks and shot twice, but survived after police rescued the animal before she was hit by an oncoming train, authorities said. The mixed-breed dog, named Cabela, was in stable condition on Thursday but requires a leg amputation, according to the Tampa Police Department,...
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Remains of two fetuses found in ceiling of Indiana funeral home

March 5, 2015

(Reuters) – Gary, Indiana, authorities on Thursday were investigating the origin of two fetuses that were hidden 20 years ago above the ceiling of a local funeral home. One of the fetuses was identified as male and had a hospital tag on. The other one is unidentified, the Lake County Coroner’s Office said. The...
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