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Vegas pub expects to break longest-concert record

|Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

An Irish pub on the Las Vegas Strip is expected to break a Guinness World Record after hosting more than two weeks of nearly nonstop live music.

Arkansas robber who left ID gets 12-year sentence

|Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

An Arkansas man who dropped his state-issued identification card outside of a gas station he robbed has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Woman gets prison for mistaken name jail escape

|Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

A western Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to 9 to 24 months in state prison for taking advantage of county jail guards who were confused by her similar-sounding name and released her to a bail bondsman looking for another inmate.

Police: Suspect chased through Chicago Marathon

|Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Authorities say a wanted man attempted to flee pursuing officers by blending into the sea of Chicago Marathon runners.

Connecticut man accused of 'mopping aggressively'

|Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

A Connecticut man is facing charges after allegedly grabbing a mop out of a Bristol hotel employee's hands and "mopping aggressively" over the worker's shoes.

Deputies: Man offered Mountain Dew to escape DWI

|Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Authorities says an Albuquerque man arrested for drunken driving tried to get out of his predicament by offering deputies a free gift in exchange — Mountain Dew.

Truck with portable toilets crashes in California

|Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

A major San Francisco Bay Area highway was shut down after a truck carrying portable toilets crashed and spilled blue deodorizer onto the roadway.

Salem bearded dragon rescue lady may be evicted

|Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

A Salem woman made the news in August when she breathed life back into a bearded dragon after she found the pet floating in its small pool.

Illinois pet dubbed world's tallest cow

|Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the world's tallest.

Woman sent to jail over overgrown yard

|Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

A Tennessee woman who fell behind on her yard work was cited by code enforcers and has served a stint in jail over her overgrown yard.