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Police: Man finds skull in front yard of California home
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say a man bringing in his trash can from the street found a human skull in the front yard of his home and called police....

Georgia sheriff revels in 'politically incorrect' sign
HAMILTON, Ga. (AP) -- If you don't like a Georgia sheriff's political incorrectness, you can leave his county....

Woman fined $1,000 for trashing worker's office with glitter
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- A former clerk at an Ohio county's fiscal office has been fined $1,000 for trashing a co-worker's office with glitter and purple Silly String....

Homeowners association won't sue man over Christmas lights
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- An Idaho homeowners association has backed down from threats to sue a man whose extreme Christmas light display last year bothered neighbors....

Inmate kicks out police window, jumps onto Arizona freeway
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) -- Authorities in suburban Phoenix say a handcuffed and shackled inmate was seriously injured after he kicked out a window in a police transport van on a freeway and jumped out of the moving vehicle....

Woman sought for series of California wedding thefts
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Southern California authorities are looking for a wedding thief who steals wallets, credit cards and other valuables on the couple's happiest day without so much as an "I do."...

Alaska beach sculptures represent emotional vulnerabilities
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Dozens of sculptures made of straw, cement, plaster and burlap are spread across an Anchorage beach in a public art installation that is focusing on mental health....

Man ejected from football game sends police 240 doughnuts
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A California man sent 20 dozen coconut doughnuts to police officers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as payback for getting kicked out of a Badger football game....

Pennsylvania teen misses turn, accidently runs full marathon
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Pennsylvania teenager's family says he accidentally ran all 26.2 miles of the Philadelphia Marathon because he missed a turn on his half-marathon course....

Fetty Wap throws wads of money over balcony to fans at mall
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) -- Rapper Fetty Wap gave fans a run for his money this weekend, tossing wads of cash over a balcony at a New Jersey mall to the delight of screaming onlookers....