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This undated booking photo provided by the Lake Lure Police Department, shows Jesse Lee Boyd, 38, who was arrested over the weekend on outstanding warrants accusing him of forgery or counterfeiting in Iowa, according to a news release Monday, July 22, 2019. Lake Lure, North Carolina, police say the tiki bar employee tried to evade police by jumping into a river but eventually gave himself up to officers waiting along the banks. (Lake Lure Police Department via AP)
Police wait downstream for suspect trying to swim to freedomA wanted tiki bar cook tried to flee authorities by swimming away in a North Carolina river, but was caught by officers waiting downstream
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this Monday, July 22, 2019, photo provided by New South Wales Police, some of the more than 270kg of methylamphetamine that was located in a van after it crashed into a parked police vehicles is displayed in Sydney. Police have charged a driver after methylamphetamine valued at more than $140 million was found in the van that crashed into police cars parked outside a Sydney police station. (NSW Police via AP)
Sydney police find drug haul in van that hit police carsPolice have charged a driver after methamphetamine valued at more than $140 million was found in a van that crashed into police cars parked outside a Sydney police station
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Goose freed, got stuck in pizza driver's car grilleAuthorities say a goose that got stuck in a pizza delivery driver's car grille in Vermont is expected to make a full recovery
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Watermelons to replace piglets in California fair eventWatermelons set to replace piglets at California fair in annual event celebrating agriculture
The Associated Press1 day ago
Great white shark leaps from water to snatch fish off lineA family fishing in Cape Cod Bay had an up close and personal encounter with a great white shark that leaped out of the water to snatch a fish they had caught right off the line
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - This Sept. 6, 2016 file photo shows the view from Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park, Mont. Glacier National Park officials are teed off over a report that tourists were hitting golf balls off Going-to-the-Sun Road during a traffic delay. On Friday, July 19, 2019, Glacier spokeswoman Lauren Alley told the Missoulian the incident is under investigation. (Lewis Kendall/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP, File)
Glacier officials teed off over tourists' golf breakGlacier National Park officials are teed off over a report that tourists were hitting golf balls off Going-to-the-Sun Road during a traffic delay
The Associated Press2 days ago
Harry White, of Orillia, Canada, performs in Pogopalooza, The World Championships of Pogo in Wilkinsburg, Pa., Saturday, July 20, 2019. White is the only Canadian in the two day competition. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Pogopalooza bounces into Pittsburgh for pogo competitionPogopalooza, known as the World Championships of Pogo, is bouncing into Pittsburgh this weekend
The Associated Press2 days ago
Florida woman accused of assault over pizza sliceAuthorities have arrested a woman in Florida who they say tried to attack another woman with a knife when she was denied a slice of pizza
The Associated Press3 days ago
Florida alligator expert Frank Robb holds an alligator during a news conference, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Chicago. Robb captured the elusive alligator in a public lagoon at Humboldt Park early Tuesday. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
Chicago's elusive gator settles into new home in FloridaAn alligator that eluded capture for days in a Chicago lagoon is settling in its new home in Florida
The Associated Press3 days ago
This photo provided by Shaler Township Police shows a  baby alligator has been found in the parking lot of a grocery store near Pittsburgh. Shaler Township, Pa., Police Lt. Dave Banko says an employee found the 2-foot-long creature Friday, July 19, 2019 near a garbage can at the Giant Eagle grocery store. The police department posted on its Facebook page that reptile's owner should send them a message. Paul McIntyre, of Big Daddy Wildlife Removal, says the animal was healthy, docile and seems like a pet.  (Shaler Township Police via AP)
Pittsburgh marks its 4th alligator sighting since MayA baby alligator has been found in the parking lot of a grocery store near Pittsburgh, making it the fourth alligator found in the city since May
The Associated Press3 days ago
The City of Berkeley has proposed the following changes to reflect a more gender-neutral language:; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm;
Berkeley drops words like 'manpower' in push to be inclusiveIn Berkeley, California, the terms "manpower" and "manmade" will no longer exist as the liberal city aims to make the language it uses more inclusive
The Associated Press4 days ago
In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo provided by the Brigham City Police Department, Seth Parker stands at his soda stand in Brigham City, Utah. Parker is earning widespread social media attention for his neighborhood soda stand thanks to a sign he holds that reads, "Ice cold beer" with "root" above the word beer in tiny print. Brigham City Police Lt. Tony Ferderber said Thursday, July 18, 2019, that several residents in the northern Utah city called police concerned about a young boy selling alcohol in front of a church. Officers realized that it was just a clever marketing ploy and posted pictures of 11-year-old Seth Parker on Facebook with the comment, "a twist on a lemonade stand." (Brigham City Police Department via AP)
Utah boy advertises 'Ice Cold Beer' at root beer standA Utah boy is earning social media attention for his neighborhood soda stand thanks to a sign he holds that reads, "Ice Cold Beer" with "root" above the word beer in tiny print
The Associated Press4 days ago
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