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Big delivery: South Carolina mom gives birth to 14-pound son
LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) -- A South Carolina couple is looking for some bigger baby clothes after their son was born at a whopping 14.4 pounds....

Suspect took joyride on street sweeper, crashed and fled
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- Police in New Jersey are looking for a suspect who stole a street sweeper and went on a brief joyride before crashing it....

Fish market owner upset by large lobster TSA photo
OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (AP) -- The owner of a Connecticut fish market says she is "personally offended" after she saw a photo of a 20-pound (9-kilogram) lobster being handled by a Transportation Security Administration screener on social media....





Sheriff: Altercation over dead raccoon prompted shooting
ALLYN, Wash. (AP) -- Authorities say an altercation over a dead raccoon led to a shooting in rural Washington state....

Alabama man accused of stealing Atlanta Braves golf cart
ATLANTA (AP) -- Police say an Alabama man is accused of stealing a golf cart at the Atlanta Braves stadium and crashing it....

Prison inmates remove statehouse furniture before renovation
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey is borrowing more than $300 million to renovate its statehouse, but some of the work to clear old items out is being done by prison inmates....

80-year-old woman attacked, mauled by rabid bobcat in garden
SUNAPEE, N.H. (AP) -- An 80-year-old New Hampshire woman fought off a rabid bobcat with the help of her two dogs and her gardening sickle....

Man sits in jail when drywall powder is mistaken for cocaine
OVIEDO, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida man spent 90 days in jail after police officers who stopped him for driving without headlights said white powder found in his car was cocaine....

'Embarrassing' Berlin police removed from G20 security duty
BERLIN (AP) -- A group of Berlin police officers helping with security ahead of next week's Group of 20 summit in Hamburg has been sent home after some reportedly partied excessively at the barracks where they were staying....