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KDWN

6 hours ago

Lawyer: Hole in wall burglary was ‘crime of stupidity’

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to what his attorney called a "crime of stupidity": burglarizing a neighbor's home by cutting a hole in the wall between his basement and the neighbor's….

KDWN

11 hours ago

Marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman arrested again, for pot

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey marijuana advocate dubbed NJ Weedman has been arrested again on marijuana charges after law enforcement raided his restaurant and cannabis temple….

KDWN

11 hours ago

Sea lion that made strange, 50-mile trek to ranch found dead

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state biologists are trying to determine what killed a sea lion that was captured and released after it was strangely found in the driveway of a cattle ranch about 50 miles from the ocean….

KDWN

13 hours ago

Montana county wants to dispose of Cold War commode kits

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A Montana county plans to dispose of more than three dozen Cold War-era sanitation kits meant to provide makeshift bathroom facilities for fallout shelters….

KDWN

14 hours ago

Cops: Fleeing man jumps into river, runs naked from hospital

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police say a Pittsburgh man driving a stolen car ditched the vehicle and jumped into a river to escape from authorities. Police say after being captured, he fled naked from a hospital and hid inside a dumpster….

KDWN

18 hours ago

Shall I compare thee to a carburetor? Indy 500 gets a poet

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana University student who is a poet and a performer has been named the Indianapolis 500's first official poet since the early 20th century….

KDWN

1 day ago

Officials: New Jersey man skipped $12,000 in EZ Pass tolls

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey man who owes $12,000 in unpaid EZ Pass tolls has had his black Mercedes Benz impounded and is facing charges….

KDWN

2 days ago

Surgeon makes tourism ad after Rhode Island’s Iceland flop

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An oral surgeon made a Rhode Island tourism ad and paid for it to air on television following the botched rollout of the state's own tourism campaign that featured an image of Iceland….

KDWN

2 days ago

School project’s graffiti sparks fears Zodiac Killer is back

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida State University class project about drug cartels and serial killers took a turn when students scrawled a message on a sidewalk associated with the infamous Zodiac Killer….