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Store clerk tells bandit to bug off with spray can

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

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

Convicted murderer sues state over prison porn ban

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

A convicted murderer sentenced to more than a half-century behind bars is suing the state of Connecticut, saying its ban on pornography in prison violates his constitutional rights.

Woman saved from California chimney, then arrested

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

A woman stuck in the chimney of a Southern California house has been rescued and arrested.

Officials: Dead chickens left at NM cemetery

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Authorities say dead chickens and pigeons are being left at a New Mexico cemetery.

Pittsburgh wins Gawker.com ugliest accent tourney

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Pittsburghers talk funny.

Super drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar

|Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail cell.

Voter records list 73-year-old NYC woman as 164

|Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

A 73-year-old New York woman has discovered her official voter registration card lists her birth year as 1850, aging her by a whopping 91 years.

Cemetery hopes 5K race, actors draw new customers

|Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

A cemetery in central Illinois is embarking on an unusual marketing campaign that includes a 5K race and actors dressing as people buried there.

Man accused of stealing restaurant's plumbing

|Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Police say they've flushed out a man accused of stealing the handles and pipes of toilets in parks and restaurant restrooms around a Florida city.

Washington school can't use 'Wheel of Misfortune'

|Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

A teacher who used a "Wheel of Misfortune" to discipline students will keep her job.