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Black-and-white stripes are the new orange
SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) -- A Michigan sheriff says he's trading his inmates' orange jumpsuits for black-and-white stripes, in part due to pop culture....

Police: Woman posted selfies in stolen dress
WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (AP) -- Police investigating the theft of clothing and jewelry from a southern Illinois boutique say they arrested a woman after she posted Facebook photos of herself wearing one of the stolen items....

Chase ends as man runs into a Miss. police academy
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) -- Police say a man who fled from a Mississippi traffic stop was apparently so focused on getting away he unknowingly ran into a law enforcement academy....





200 pairs of panties stolen at east Georgia mall
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities are investigating after a thief at an east Georgia shopping mall made off with a bagful of women's unmentionables....

High water moves Alaska regatta into parking lot
FAIRBANK, Alaska (AP) -- High water forced the cancellation of the Red Green Regatta in Fairbanks over the weekend, with the fun moved off the water and into a parking lot....

Another tiny Wyoming town goes up for sale
ALADDIN, Wyo. (AP) -- Here's a gift for someone who has everything: A tiny town in far northeastern Wyoming named Aladdin....

Pastry pranks: Vandals smear cars with baked goods
HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) -- There's mischief afoot in one suburban Portland neighborhood, but police say it doesn't involve the typical spray paint or broken windows. No, we're talking pastry here - maple bars smeared on cars, doughnuts left atop windshield wipers, pastries littering a yard....

Deja Phew: Plane lands on NY highway for 2nd time
EAST MORICHES, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York pilot who landed his disabled plane on a highway for the second time in eight days said Friday he's lucky to have escaped unhurt and thankful he didn't hit anyone....

Rare blue-colored red king crab caught in Alaska

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NOME, Alaska (AP) -- A rare blue-colored red king crab was part of a fisherman's catch earlier this month in Nome, Alaska....

Robber who hit same bank, teller twice sentenced
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) -- A 24-year-old man who a month after being released from prison for a bank robbery held up the same bank and teller has been sentenced to more than 10 years behind bars....

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