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Jail keys
The Associated Press
March 07, 2020 - 10:50 am
For her 100th birthday, Ruth Bryant crossed a significant item off her bucket list. She went to jail.
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Leaning Tower of Dallas remains
Juan Figueroa/The Dallas Morning News via AP
The Associated Press
March 03, 2020 - 7:17 am
The Leaning Tower of Dallas, the nearly iconic remnant of a high-rise building implosion gone awry, finally collapsed in a cloud of dust Monday after two weeks of being whacked with a headache ball.
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Corona beer
Scott Olson/Getty Images
Talk 1370 Newsroom
February 28, 2020 - 1:00 pm
Does Corona beer have anything to do with the coronavirus? Absolutely not, but a new survey shows people may not completely understand that.
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Nevada forested area and open space
AP Photo/Scott Sonner
The Associated Press
February 27, 2020 - 4:18 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — What if a neighborhood precinct was voting in Nevada's presidential caucuses and nobody came?
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Los Angeles police officers stand after a pursuit of a stolen hearse with with a casket and body inside on Interstate 110 in South Los Angeles Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. The hearse was stolen from outside a Greek Orthodox church in East Pasadena on Wednesday night. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says one person is in custody. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
The Associated Press
February 27, 2020 - 12:35 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It has all the hallmarks of an only-in-Los Angeles crime: A thief stole a hearse — with a body inside — that went on a wild ride, ending with a chase and a crash on a busy freeway. Authorities say they found the body undisturbed inside a casket Thursday morning and took someone...
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New car keys
The Associated Press
February 25, 2020 - 11:21 am
All that 84-year-old Mary Ann Wakfield needed to do to win a new car was sink a putt across the entire length of the court at the University of Mississippi's basketball stadium.
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Leaning Tower of Dallas
Juan Figueroa/The Dallas Morning News via AP
The Associated Press
February 24, 2020 - 4:16 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The "Leaning Tower of Dallas," a social media sensation born when a part of a building survived implosion, endured hundreds of blows from a wrecking ball Monday.
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In this early Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020 photo released by the Santa Monica Fire Department shows a vehicle that plunged into the sidewalk in Santa Monica, Calif. A man was hospitalized after driving his Jeep off the the sixth floor of a Los Angeles-area parking garage. Responding officers found the destroyed vehicle up against a McDonald's restaurant across the street from the public parking structure. The 20-year-old driver was conscious and speaking with officers when they arrived. He was transported in critical condition. Fire officials say two passengers inside the Jeep were able to jump out before it went off the roof. The cause of the crash is under investigation. (Santa Monica Fire Department via AP)
The Associated Press
February 23, 2020 - 3:29 pm
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A man drove his Jeep off the the sixth floor of a Los Angeles-area parking garage early Sunday and was taken to a hospital in critical condition, authorities said. When officers arrived shortly after midnight, they found the destroyed vehicle up against a McDonald's...
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This image provided by KTTV FOX 11 shows a bear walking on the front yard of a home in Monrovia, Calif., early Friday, Feb. 21, 2020. The bear sluggishly ambled along streets and into backyards in Monrovia, which sits on the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains. The Monrovia Police Department said officers were monitoring the situation and state Department of Fish and Wildlife personnel were summoned. (KTTV FOX 11 via AP)
The Associated Press
February 21, 2020 - 2:19 pm
MONROVIA, Calif. (AP) — A big, old bear wandered a Los Angeles foothill suburb Friday, drawing curious onlookers and news media before wildlife authorities removed it. The bear sluggishly ambled along streets and into backyards in Monrovia, which sits on the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains. The...
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Cell phone dialing 911
The Associated Press
February 21, 2020 - 11:19 am
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman was arrested for calling 911 when her parents cut off her cellphone service, authorities said.
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