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  • Firefighter sues over pregnancy-related sick days

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut firefighter says in a federal civil rights lawsuit that she was unfairly disciplined by a city fire department and forced to take unpaid leave because she was pregnant. Bridgeport firefighter Regina Scates said in her lawsuit in U.S. District Court...

  • Man with implanted horns gets life for 3 killings

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who has bumps resembling horns implanted in his forehead maintained his innocence before a judge sentenced him Monday to three consecutive life terms in the killings of three men who were kidnapped, shot and dismembered in 2011. "Let me...

  • White House intruder gets far past front door

    ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    WASHINGTON  — The intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged, a Republican congressman said Monday. The disclosures came on the eve of a congressional oversight hearing with the director of the embattled...

  • Amanda Bynes arrested for DUI in Los Angeles

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former actress Amanda Bynes was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of driving while under the influence of a drug, authorities said Monday. Bynes, 28, was stopped by a California Highway Patrol officer after she stopped in the middle of an intersection in...

  • Colts' LaRon Landry suspended 4 games by NFL

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Colts safety LaRon Landry has been suspended four games without pay for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing substance policy. Landry has started all four games for the Colts (2-2) and had 18 tackles. He cannot return to the team until after Indy's Oct. 26...

  • Would you try a Batman burger?

    Cnet
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    Overseas fast-food chains are cornering the geek market. KFC Japan created a slew of fried-chicken-themed computer and smartphone accessories, while Burger King Japan came out with a black burger sporting black cheese. Not to be outdone, McDonald's Hong Kong has...

  • Police: Dog drowned in river with bowling ball, man sought

    Associated Press
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Police say a dog was found drowned with a bowling ball tied to it in a Northern California river and they're looking for a suspect. The Sacramento Bee (http://bit.ly/1rwsxvP) reports Sunday that the 12-year-old border collie named Zelda was found in the American...

  • Denver bank robbery suspect hams it up in mug shot

    Associated Press
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    DENVER — A man captured after authorities say he tried to flee a bank robbery in Denver doesn't seem too upset about his arrest. The mug shot taken after 45-year-old Michael Whitington's Sept. 23 arrest shows him with a broad, toothy smile and his eyes open wide. Police say he...

  • Monster truck crashes into crowd in Netherlands

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    AMSTERDAM — A monster truck outfitted with tractor-sized wheels crashed into a crowd during a show in the Netherlands near the German border on Sunday, reportedly killing three people and injuring at least a dozen. Video footage of the incident shows the truck veering off...

  • Ex-Buckeyes, Air Force linebacker Anthony Schlegel makes stop of fan on field

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Sep 28, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State staffer Anthony Schlegel, a former linebacker for the Buckeyes and Air Force, made his first tackle at Ohio Stadium since 2005 when he slammed a fan to the turf late in the first half of his alma mater's game against Cincinnati on Saturday night. The...

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