US News Man literally trips up armed suspect outside Ohio library

Man literally trips up armed suspect outside Ohio library

Police in Ohio’s capital city say fancy footwork outside a library tripped up an armed suspect’s efforts to flee from police. WCMH-TV reports a man identified by Columbus police only as “Bill” is seen in a video April 3 sticking out his leg and sending a man with a handgun tucked in his waistband tumbling …

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US News 'Captain Jack Sparrow' slammed head on pavement after huffing arrest, police say

'Captain Jack Sparrow' slammed head on pavement after huffing arrest, police say

“Captain Jack Sparrow” is in big trouble again. A Tennessee man who reportedly goes by that nickname is accused of having inhalants and huffing supplies stuffed in his pants. According to a police report, Brian Zielinski’s “odd behavior” — reported by several bystanders in downtown Knoxville — prompted police to stop Zielinski, WVLT reported. However, …

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US News Water line break floods 50 staterooms on Carnival cruise

Water line break floods 50 staterooms on Carnival cruise

A water line break flooded 50 staterooms aboard a Carnival Cruise Line ship as it sailed through the Caribbean. In a video recorded Thursday by a Carnival Dream passenger, crew members formed a bucket brigade and waded through ankle-deep water in one soaked hallway. In an emailed statement, cruise line spokeswoman Annemarie Mathews said it …

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US News 'Do Not Drive' warning issued for some trucks, take care of faulty Takata air bags now

'Do Not Drive' warning issued for some trucks, take care of faulty Takata air bags now

The U.S. Department of Transportation is again urging owners of vehicles with defective Takata air bags to seek repairs immediately. The agency singled out Ford Rangers and Mazda B-Series trucks from 2006, which are under a “do not drive” warning. The agency said Monday that it is “deeply concerned” that they are not being returned …

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US News Lava spewing from Hawaii volcano destroys dozens of homes

Lava spewing from Hawaii volcano destroys dozens of homes

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano destroyed 26 homes and spewed lava hundreds of feet into the air, leaving evacuated residents unsure how long they might be displaced. In revised figures Sunday, Hawaii County officials said another four unspecified structures were covered by lava. Hawaii officials said the decimated homes were in the Leilani Estates subdivision, where molten …

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US News Colorado woman cited after 7-Eleven microwave blows up urine sample

Colorado woman cited after 7-Eleven microwave blows up urine sample

A Colorado woman has been cited by police after a container of what appeared to be urine blew up as she was heating it up in a microwave at a 7-Eleven. Police say the incident occurred in the convenience store chain’s Aurora location last week when the clerk heard a loud bang and saw 26-year-old …

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US News VIDEO: Man flees court, makes wild dive off of second-floor rail

VIDEO: Man flees court, makes wild dive off of second-floor rail

A man in Utah jumped off a second floor courthouse balcony after running from a courtroom Wednesday. Officials say Christopher Clay Rudd, 35, was making an appearance for violating the terms of a court-mandated drug treatment program. At one point, he abruptly got up and ran out. He then jumped over a railing and crashed …

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US News Mystery pooper on high school's track field was superintendent, police say

Mystery pooper on high school's track field was superintendent, police say

A school superintendent is accused of pooping on a high school football field in New Jersey, reports say. The superintendent for the Kenilworth School District in New Jersey is accused of defecating on or near the football and track fields of a high school “on a daily basis,” police said Thursday. Thomas Tramaglini, 42, was …

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