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  • Connecticut man accused of 'mopping aggressively'

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man is facing charges after police said he grabbed a mop out of a hotel employee's hands and was "mopping aggressively" over the worker's shoes. Police say 30-year-old John Thornton, of Southington, was arrested Monday night and charged with breach...

  • Spacecraft to attempt comet landing next month

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    BERLIN (AP) — The European Space Agency has confirmed the time and place it will attempt to land the first spacecraft on a comet. The agency said Wednesday its unmanned probe Rosetta will release the 100-kilogram (220-pound) lander at 0835 GMT (3:35 EST) on Nov. 12. The aim is to...

  • Jay Leno returning to series TV

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    NEW YORK — Jay Leno is returning to nightly television. The former "Tonight Show" host's new prime-time venture, tentatively titled, "Jay Leno's Garage," and based on his Emmy Award-winning Web series, will premiere on CNBC in 2015, the network announced Wednesday. The...

  • Officer in viral marriage proposal to NFL cheerleader is Air Force Academy grad

    Tom Roeder, The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    The airman who brought the bloom of romance to the sidelines of an NFL game Sunday in Glendale, Ariz., learned some of his suave moves at the Air Force Academy.  Academy officials confirmed that Capt. Eric Straub, who popped the question to Arizona Cardinals cheerleader...

  • Dog of Dallas nurse with Ebola moved to air base

    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    DALLAS (AP) — Officials say the year-old King Charles Spaniel belonging to the Dallas nurse hospitalized with Ebola has been given comfortable bedding, toys and other items to entertain him while he stays at a decommissioned naval air base. City spokeswoman Sana Syed said Tuesday that...

  • Dallas Cowboys RB Randle arrested on theft charge

    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has been arrested on a shoplifting charge, accused of taking $123 worth of cologne and underwear from a suburban Dallas department store and telling a police officer he thought to himself, "all right, y'all got me," after a...

  • Prosecutors say dead babies were found clothed

    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    UXBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — They were hidden away in closets just a few feet from where their siblings slept: the skeletal remains of three infants found in a squalid, vermin-infested house. On Tuesday, a judge ordered a Massachusetts woman held on $1 million cash bail after prosecutors...

  • Baby likely strangled himself on car seat straps

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    FRESNO, Calif. — Authorities in central California say it appears a 9-month-old boy strangled himself on unbuckled car seat straps while his mother was taking a nap. The 33-year-old mother put her son in the car seat in her room inside a Fresno apartment on Monday. Police tell...

  • Too soon? How about not at all for Ebola Halloween

    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — No holiday screams pop culture controversy quite like Halloween. So what's the costume flap of the year? It might just be Ebola, as in Ebola zombies, bloody Ebola patients and faux protective gear. Twitter and other social media were abuzz leading into the holiday...

  • Cops: Boy, 10, fatally beat woman, 90, in her bed

    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    TYLER HILL, Pa. (AP) — A 10-year-old boy apparently angry that a 90-year-old woman had yelled at him held a cane against her throat and repeatedly punched her, killing her in her bed, prosecutors said. The boy was being held without bail Tuesday, charged as an adult with criminal...

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