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South Africa: helmet cam records robbery

06/05/2014 6:01am
The video from a South African cyclist's helmet camera shows a gunman running forward and stealing the bicycle and other possessions with the help of two accomplices, apparently unaware that they were being filmed.

Man pinned by tree branch credits son, 4, for help

06/05/2014 8:41am
A man who was pinned under a large tree branch in Michigan's northwestern Lower Peninsula credits his 4-year-old son's quick efforts for helping to get him free.

Police use hidden GPS unit to track stolen toy

06/05/2014 10:01am
Police in Georgia say they used a GPS device hidden inside a teddy bear to track down the toy and apprehend a suspect in the theft.

Principal gets mariachi serenade in school prank

06/05/2014 12:41pm
Something seemed a little bit different about Principal John Becchio as he made his rounds at Santa Barbara High School this week.

Police: robbery suspect addicted to golf

06/05/2014 2:41pm
Police in Washington state say a man suspected of taking $9,200 worth of clubs and other merchandise from the pro shop at Gold Mountain Golf Course had no criminal history, but appears to be addicted to golf.

Man arrested for cursing files free-speech lawsuit

06/05/2014 6:00pm
A western Pennsylvania man arrested for cursing in front of police has filed a lawsuit saying his right to free speech was violated.