By SOPHIA ROSENBAUM, Associated Press 06/09 – Alicia Jessop knew Friday was going to be a memorable day, but she didn’t realize it would be one she’d never forget.
POMONA, Calif. (AP) 05/25 — Police pursuing a burglary suspect in a Southern California suburb found him living in an elaborate treehouse hidden on a hillside.Read more »
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) 04/10 — Deputies in Portland, Oregon responded to a possible home invasion, but the intruder they found wasn’t alive or a person.
It was a robotic vacuum cleaner.
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) 04/09 — A man who had just bought an $8 million island off of Key West was arrested Saturday for participating in what police described as a scheme to steal $300 in household items from Kmart.Read more »
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) 04/02 — There’s no escape from the long arm of the law in Sweden. Not even sitting naked in a sauna.
Police spokewoman Carina Skagerlind says an off-duty police officer found himself sitting in the same sauna in Rinkeby,
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.