Wednesday October 22, 2014




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Elusive pet bobcat again escapes from its southern New Jersey home, darts into wooded area

STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. - A pet bobcat that has repeatedly escaped from its owner's southern New Jersey home is again on the loose....

posted: October 21,2014





Oddities

Pennsylvania convenience store clerk gets bandit to bug off by spraying her with insecticide

BERLIN, Pa. - A western Pennsylvania convenience store clerk told a would-be bandit to bug off by spraying the suspect with a can of insecticide....


Priuses, Beemers, and emus? 6-foot-tall bird captured in Southern California traffic

TUSTIN, Calif. - It's not every day you see a 6-foot-tall bird running in traffic....


Police: Man posed as guest at Connecticut wedding reception, made off with couple's gifts

WESTPORT, Conn. - Police are looking for a man they say posed as a guest at a Connecticut wedding reception and stole gifts from the bride and groom....


California man sends Florida newspaper check and apology more than 50 years after rack thefts

LAKELAND, Fla. - Some 54 years after stealing several newspaper racks, a U.S. Navy veteran has sent a letter of apology and a check for $200 to The Ledger of Lakeland, Florida....


Quebec police scoop up robbers after cooking-oil theft

MONTREAL - Alleged cooking-oil thieves in Quebec who saw liquid gold in the goop weren't slippery enough to avoid arrest....






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