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Tattooed 'Joker' accused of pointing gun at traffic
MIAMI (AP) -- Police in Florida have managed to arrest the Joker without Batman's help following reports of a green-haired man with tattoos on his face pointing a gun at traffic....

$10,000 bill for getting car stuck in newly poured concrete
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- A driver could be facing a $10,000 bill after he plowed into newly poured concrete in Lincoln, Nebraska, and became stuck....

Renovation on New Mexico church finds new visitors _ bees
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Two pastors renovating and working to reopen a historic New Mexico church found out they already had visitors - bees....





US science agency: Selfies with seal pups a no-no
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- U.S. officials are warning people not to take selfies with seals, no matter how tempting....

Swan statue stolen by naked man has been found in Florida
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- A large, black-and-white checkered statue of a swan that was stolen in Florida by a naked man was found on Friday....

Cops put parking lot crack cocaine in 'lost and found'
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) -- Police in northeastern Pennsylvania say they've put about $1,600 worth of crack cocaine in their "lost and found box" in hopes of reuniting the drug with its rightful owner....

'Bad neighbor' unplugs bounce house at girl's birthday party
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida woman wants to know why someone unplugged a bounce house, causing it to deflate with nearly a dozen young children inside during her daughter's first birthday party....

New North Carolina restaurant deluged by $300,000 water bill
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Two brothers launching a new restaurant in North Carolina found themselves deluged by a $308,000 water bill. But now their water worries are over....

Ohio hospital drops rule requiring women to wear pantyhose
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Women at an Ohio hospital system can once again skip the pantyhose while wearing dresses and skirts because a revised dress code was put in place this week....