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at 18:24 on January 25, 2015, EST.

Dog gets new lease on life at Utah animal sanctuary after escaping euthanasia in Indiana

KANAB, Utah - A dog is getting a new lease on life at a Utah animal sanctuary a month after escaping a worse fate in Indiana: being euthanized and having its cremated ashes mixed with those of its late owner.


at 16:42 on January 25, 2015, EST.

Police: Man trying to break into Texas store falls through ceiling, lands in front of officer

HOUSTON - Authorities say a man's plans to break into a Houston store fell through, after he crashed through the ceiling and landed in front of police.


at 16:41 on January 25, 2015, EST.

Naked violinist files $1.1 million lawsuit over arrest outside Portland courthouse last year

PORTLAND, Ore. - A Hillsboro, Oregon, man arrested after playing a violin while naked outside the federal courthouse in Portland last year is suing police.


at 14:13 on January 25, 2015, EST.

Police: Drunken driver hits suburban Dallas squad car during arrest of another drunken driver

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas - Police in a Dallas suburb say a drunken driver crashed into an empty squad car while officers were busy dealing with another drunken driver they had pulled over.


at 18:00 on January 24, 2015, EST.

Texas woman's dog, missing since May, returns home after turning up in Indiana

GALVESTON, Texas - A dog who vanished from his Texas yard last year has been returned home after turning up in a central Indiana city some 1,100 miles away.


at 11:01 on January 24, 2015, EST.

Woman mistakenly gets bag full of cash at Burger King drive-thru, returns $2,631 bank deposit

ROCHESTER, N.H. - A New Hampshire woman got a surprise at a Burger King drive-thru: a bag full of cash instead of food.


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