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Investigators trying to crack Crisco caper

A truck carrying 18 tons of Crisco sticks has been stolen in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Hospital patient hijacks ambulance to make escape

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a patient wanting out of an Arizona hospital used an ambulance as his getaway…

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Police field reports of ‘creepy’ clowns

Reports of clowns carrying weapons have been scaring people in the California city of Bakersfield for the past week.

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Wife-carrying competition brings Finnish whimsy to Maine

Men with their wives slung over their shoulders bounded over log hurdles and charged through mud, as hundreds of spectators cheered them on.

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WATCH: A horse walks into a police station

This isn't the beginning of a bad joke - this is real life and it was all caught on camera!

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Police arrest tar-covered man on gas station roof

An alleged would-be burglar is arrested on the roof of a closed gas station, in an interesting disguise.

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Real-life Perry Mason accused of break-in

Perry Mason — not to be confused with the fictional criminal defense lawyer played by Raymond Burr — allegedly stole breaking $110,000 worth of jewelry.

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Couple arrested for tryst in police cruiser

Get a room! Now, get a jail cell! A Wisconsin couple is going to the slammer for having sex in a squad car.

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That hair! Willie Nelson’s braids sell for $37K

The braids were cut in the '80s when Nelson's hair was still red.

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Man unwittingly invites fugitive into home amid manhunt

A homeowner unknowingly welcomed a fugitive into his home and shared a meal with the wanted man as police canvassed the neighborhood.

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The $700 school lunch

Whomever said there is no such thing as a free lunch was right.

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Meat thief makes off with $1,200 of beef in his pants

Is that a roast beef in your pants? Or are you just happy to leave the store without paying?

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This is the best senior portrait ever

A yearbook photo featuring a boy, his cat and the high school principal, her dog — and lasers.

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Dallas man arrested after ill-fated casket prank

A man suspected of stealing a casket to play a prank on his sister by making her think he had dug up their dead father was arrested.

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