By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 02/28 — A California judge delivered a blow Thursday to a decade-long effort by federal prosecutors to strip the Mongols motorcycle gang of its trademarked logo,
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. (AP) 02/18 — A rattlesnake in Florida ended up in the back of a police car.
The snake was being carried by a homeless man claiming to be ‘an agent of God’
HOUSTON (AP) 02/13 — A woman who called Houston’s non-emergency dispatch line after discovering a tiger inside a cage at an abandoned home told the shocked dispatcher: “I’m not lying.”Read more »
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 01/25 — A male St. Louis police officer was charged Friday with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a female officer during what was described as a deadly game with a revolver.
YORK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) 01/24 — A Pennsylvania man says his emotional support alligator helps him deal with his depression.
Joie Henney, 65, said his registered emotional support animal named Wally likes to snuggle and give hugs,
By COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) 01/15 — A decorated oxen horn used to carry gun powder made in Charlestown NH in 1757 and stolen more than 60 years ago from a Detroit-area museum has been returned.
WYOMING, Pa. (AP) 01/10 — Police say a woman smashed her way into a closed Pennsylvania police station looking for an officer she’d been sexually harassing ever since he arrested her.Read more »
LAURINBURG, N.C. (AP) 01/03 — Authorities say a man posing as a pastor tried to smuggle drugs into a North Carolina jail by hiding them in a Bible.Read more »
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) 12/18 — Police in Florida say a 23-year-old man went through a McDonald’s drive-thru and tried to pay for his order with a bag of marijuana.
NEW YORK (AP) 12/01 — New York police are on a daylong manhunt for a suspect who escaped from a cruiser while handcuffed.
Police say 24-year-old Tyrone Johnson escaped from custody Saturday while being transported to a precinct in Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) 11/27 — Faculty members at Oakland University in suburban Detroit have received hockey pucks and are being trained to use them to potentially thwart active shooters.WDIV-TV reports the American Association of University Professors distributed pucks to its 800 members.Read more »
By ASHOK SHARMA, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) 11/24 — Police said Saturday that they have mapped the area of a remote Indian island where tribespeople were seen burying the body of an American adventurer and Christian missionary after allegedly killing him with arrows this month.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) 11/20 — A Pennsylvania mom faces criminal charges for allegedly driving with her son on the hood of her car after the boy refused to go to the dentist.Read more »
WAYNE, N.J. (AP) 11/14 — Authorities say a pro football fan charged with drunken driving after a crash told police he drank too much because his favorite team isn’t any good.Wayne police say 57-year-old Christopher Greyshock,Read more »
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 10/02 — A former southern Oregon property owner has been charged with assault on a federal officer after authorities say an FBI agent sent to the property was shot from a booby-trapped wheelchair.
SUITLAND, Md. (AP) 10/02 — Maryland police are searching for a man they’ve dubbed the “Bad Luck Bandit” who was hit in the head by a brick he threw at a store window.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 09/04 — Federal authorities say they have recovered a pair of sequined ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland in “The Wizard of Oz”
HONG KONG (AP) 08/24 — An anesthesiologist is on trial in Hong Kong charged with killing his wife and daughter by placing a leaking yoga ball filled with carbon monoxide in their car.
By REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 08/10 — Tech billionaire and advocate of crime victims Henry T. Nicholas III is facing drug counts after being arrested along with a woman Tuesday at a Las Vegas Strip casino-resort.
By JONATHAN DREW, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) 07/28 — A 74-year-old man ranting about a broken phone drove his car through the glass storefront of a Verizon Wireless store in North Carolina,