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  • Florida cop accused of using stolen tags to avoid tolls
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 5:05 am
    A police detective faces felony charges for using stolen license plates to avoid tolls on Florida's Turnpike.
  • Cops: Man abandoned backhoe in big hole he dug in rural road
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 5:04 am
    New York State Police say they've charged a Rochester man with using excavating equipment to dig a 40-foot-long, 12-foot-deep hole in a rural road in the middle of the night and not telling anyone about it.
  • From 'Pulp Fiction' to Oscar meme, Travolta's highs and lows
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 5:00 am
    Since strutting onto the big screen in "Saturday Night Fever," John Travolta's career has been one of dramatic ups and downs, from comeback king to Internet meme.
  • Missouri auditor dies in 'apparent suicide,' police say
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 4:56 am
    Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself in what police described as an apparent suicide, minutes after inviting reporters to his suburban St. Louis home for an interview.
  • Officials: Disturbance contained at South Carolina prison
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 4:25 am
    South Carolina corrections officials say they've contained a disturbance at a maximum security prison.
  • Rock 'n' roll dreams come true for adults at Minnesota camp
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 4:16 am
    A Minnesota band camp is giving baby boomers and younger musicians a chance to prove they are never too old to rock and roll.
  • Hesburgh, former Notre Dame president, dies at 97
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 3:08 am
    The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh was always a man of conscience.
  • Lawsuits keep alive scandals surrounding ex-governor
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 1:12 am
    Oregon's former first lady, Cylvia Hayes -- at the center of an ethics scandal that forced the resignation of Gov. John Kitzhaber -- has launched a legal fight to keep her private emails out of the public eye.
  • Driver freed without charges in California train crash
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 1:12 am
    Federal investigators said a pickup truck driver who turned on to railroad tracks before a crash that derailed a California commuter train made a "mistake," while prosecutors released him from jail as they considered whether to pursue criminal charges.
  • Lawyer: 2nd autopsy of man shot by Washington police differs
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 1:08 am
    A lawyer for the family of an unarmed Mexican man killed by police in Washington state says independent autopsy results differ in at least two key details from statements made by authorities investigating the death.
  • 2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 1:08 am
    Two quick-footed llamas dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement enclave before they were captured by authorities, causing a stir in the streets and on social media.
  • 2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix
    Associated Press | February 27, 2015 1:08 am
    Two quick-footed llamas dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement enclave before they were captured by authorities, causing a stir in the streets and on social media.
  • Lawyer: Second autopsy shows officers shot man from behind
    Associated Press | February 26, 2015 11:40 pm
    An independent autopsy of an unarmed Mexican man killed by police in Washington state shows he was shot as many as seven times -- including twice from behind -- contradicting earlier statements from authorities, an attorney for the man's family said Thursday.
  • 'Black Madam' testifies at buttocks-injection murder trial
    Associated Press | February 26, 2015 11:40 pm
    A Gothic hip-hop artist charged in the death of a London break-dancer she injected with silicone is set to resume testimony at her trial.
  • No charges yet for pickup driver in train crash 'mistake'
    Associated Press | February 26, 2015 11:28 pm
    Investigators on Thursday were trying to determine why a pickup truck driver mistakenly turned onto railroad tracks before a crash that derailed a California commuter train, and prosecutors said they would await more answers before deciding to file charges.