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Lieutenant governor's vehicle parks in spot for disabled

The Massachusetts State Police driver who chauffeured the lieutenant governor to Cape Cod is apologizing for parking in a spot reserved for the disabled

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Sexual assault question part of math homework assignment

A Pennsylvania high school is apologizing after students were given a math homework assignment that asked which family member had sexually assaulted a girl

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Real-life Perry Mason pleads guilty to $110K jewelry theft

Perry Mason of Hardwick, Vermont _ not to be confused with the fictional criminal defense lawyer played by Raymond Burr _ pleaded guilty Thursday to breaking into a Greensboro jewelry store in 2014 and stealing $110,000 worth of items

No pocket change: Man delivers 300,000 pennies to DMV
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No pocket change: Man delivers 300,000 pennies to DMV

A Virginia man used 300,000 pennies to pay sales tax on two cars at the Department of Motor Vehicles

Frozen fox extracted from upper reaches of Danube in Germany
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Frozen fox extracted from upper reaches of Danube in Germany

A hunter in Germany has put on show a block of ice containing a fox that he says fell into the chilly Danube and drowned, in what he calls a warning of the dangers of the icy river

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Serial toll evader with $12K tab arrested at Lincoln Tunnel

Officials with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have announced the arrest of a serial toll evader from Morris County who owed $12,000 in unpaid fees

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Note in recycler's trash helps cops ID bank robbery suspect

A woman's penchant for recycling and a crumpled note in her trash have helped police identify a suspect in a Vermont bank robbery

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Man bun helps neighbors identify car vandalizing suspect

Police say a man bun helped people in one Pittsburgh neighborhood identify the man who was vandalizing their cars

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Illinois teen rescued after locking self in shuttered prison

A teenage girl who slipped into an abandoned Illinois prison for an urban adventure ended up serving a short sentence when she accidentally locked herself inside a cell

Cop gets surgeon, liver to emergency transplant after crash
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Cop gets surgeon, liver to emergency transplant after crash

A police officer responding to a crash wound up driving a surgeon, an assistant and a donated liver to a Philadelphia hospital for an emergency transplant