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Police: County inmate with similar name released

06/09/2014 8:12am
A western Pennsylvania woman is accused of taking advantage of county jail guards who apparently were confused by her similar-sounding name and released her to a bail bondsman looking for another inmate.

Love locks cause fencing to tumble on Paris bridge

06/09/2014 1:01pm
The thousands of locks that cling like barnacles to the Pont des Arts in Paris have become a symbol of danger, rather than love, after a chunk of fencing fell off under their weight.

Ohio woman's 100th birthday wish: doing yard work

06/09/2014 4:01pm
An Ohio woman who lives at a retirement home and turned 100 on Monday had just one wish for her birthday: She wanted to do some yard work and smell fresh-cut grass.