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Police seek huge boa on loose in Idaho
NAMPA, Idaho (AP) -- Police in Nampa say they're on the lookout for a 9-foot Columbian boa constrictor named Trinity....

Officials beg pastor, strip club owner to end feud
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COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) -- Officials are pleading for a pastor and an Ohio strip club owner to stop weekly protesting of each other's establishments over a years-long feud....

California nudist camp accused of stealing water
LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) -- Officials in Northern California are accusing a nudist resort of stealing water during the state's historic drought....





Cops photograph alleged sleeping Florida burglar
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NOKOMI, Fla. (AP) -- Talk about a heavy sleeper....

Police: 2 boys confess to preschool pumpkin heist
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Two juvenile suspects have confessed to picking clean a pumpkin patch that was cultivated by New Mexico preschoolers, police said Friday....

Police: Man broke into bar, took nap in kitchen
MOUNT JEWETT, Pa. (AP) -- Pennsylvania State Police say a man broke into a northwestern Pennsylvania bar, where he was found napping on a table....

Giant San Diego panda gets chipped tooth fixed
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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Bai Yun, the San Diego Zoo's giant female panda, has been known to chew on bamboo up to 12 hours a day, so when she chipped a lower tooth, veterinarians had to fix it....

New Mexico county struggling with stinky building
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) -- A county government building in southern New Mexico stinks....

Cops: NY man hid drugs in anti-drug stuffed animal
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- State police say they've arrested a 22-year-old New York man after he was found with marijuana, cocaine and LSD hidden inside a stuffed animal dressed in an anti-drug T-shirt....

Police: Intruder caught cooking corn in home
ROCKLAND, Mass. (AP) -- Massachusetts police have arrested a man they say broke into a home and cooked himself a snack....