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Woman climbs over barrier to lions at Memphis Zoo

06/24/2014 7:00am
Memphis Zoo officials have banned a woman after saying she climbed over a barrier to the enclosure where lions are kept and tried to feed them cookies.

Man admires troopers, turns himself in on warrants

06/24/2014 9:49am
Acting courteous, even when arresting someone, has paid dividends for the Alaska State Troopers.

Skyscraper game of Tetris breaks world record

06/24/2014 9:51am
All the pieces have fallen into place for the designer of a giant Tetris game.

Car backs through Washington restaurant drive-thru

06/24/2014 10:51am
Police say a woman was trying to back her car in into the drive-through lane of a Jack in the Box restaurant in Kelso, Washington, when she crossed over a median into a water meter and shrubs, sideswiped the menu board and caused $18,000 in damage.

Thief steals Model A from churchgoer, crashes it

06/24/2014 12:41pm
Central Oregon authorities say a 79-year-old man took a 1930 Ford Model A coupe to church on Sunday to show it off.

Zero fighter part back in Hawaii 73 years later

06/24/2014 3:01pm
A metal plate with the serial number of a Japanese Zero fighter that crashed during the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor has returned to Hawaii.

Mummified man in manhole was likely electrocuted

06/24/2014 3:01pm
An autopsy shows that a man whose mummified remains were found in a Tucson, Arizona, manhole likely died of electrocution.

4-year-old helps solve burglary orchestrated by babysitter

06/24/2014 6:31pm
A burglary organized by a babysitter at the house where she was watching three children was foiled when one of the children found a hole in her story.

Police: Burglar busted after not exiting Facebook

06/24/2014 6:40pm
Police didn't have to work hard to catch a man who broke into a Minnesota house.

Cat's cradle: Pet perches atop investigating cop

06/24/2014 8:11pm
The cat. In the bathroom. On the officer's shoulders?

Northwestern issues diplomas with misspelled word

06/24/2014 8:51pm
An Illinois university's typo is getting national attention.