Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

September 1, 2014

OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Police say an X-ray clearly showed the ring inside the stomach of 25-year-old Christina Schlegel. Investigators say 29-year-old Bryan Ford had been examining a ring...
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Ex-Myanmar beauty queen accused of stealing crown

August 31, 2014

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s first international beauty queen has absconded with her $100,000 crown after being stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, organizers said Friday. May Myat Noe’s photograph was blacked out on the Miss Asia Pacific World website, the word “dethroned” stamped alongside her name. “She thinks as long...
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Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase

August 30, 2014

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph during the chase. State police say 31-year-old David J. Fries, of Manchester, was spotted by a trooper on Interstate 93 in Bow at about 2:45 a.m. Saturday. The first trooper...
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Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze

August 30, 2014

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police say a New Jersey family’s dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof. The fire was reported early Friday evening in Lacey Township while the owners were away. Police tell the Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1uanK1O)...
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Porn film moratorium lifted after HIV result proves false positive

August 30, 2014

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A moratorium on U.S. adult sex film productions was lifted on Friday after just 24 hours when a performer’s initial HIV test result proved to be a false positive, according to the industry trade group that called for the suspension. The moratorium marked at least the third...
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Slice of Princess Diana’s wedding cake auctioned

August 30, 2014
Slice of Princess Diana’s wedding cake auctioned

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375. The cake, still in its original white and silver presentation box, was sold online Thursday by Nate D. Sanders Auctions of Los Angeles. With the box was a card stating, “With...
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Teen Vandals Literally Caught Red-Handed

August 29, 2014

Potential crooks are figuratively caught red-handed all the time, from kids breaking into a box of cookies before dinner to the more serious grown-up crimes. But has anyone ever been caught with red-colored hands? Probably. But maybe not like this. Early Thursday morning at 3:20, officers from the New York Police Department arrested 17-year-old...
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