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Orange Isn't the New Black: Michigan Jail Dumps Orange Jumpsuits
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Orange Isn't the New Black: Michigan Jail Dumps Orange Jumpsuits

A Michigan sheriff says he's trading his inmates' orange jumpsuits for black-and-white stripes, in part due to pop culture. Saginaw County Sheriff William Federspiel tells The Saginaw News that all-orange jumpsuits are increasingly viewed as fashionable, especially because they're... Read »

2 hours ago
ATM Stolen From NYC Store, Dumped Off Bridge: Police

ATM Stolen From NYC Store, Dumped Off Bridge: Police

A thief broke into a Staten Island convenience store overnight and hauled out an ATM, taking out $1,300 before... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Woman Flees Topless After Being Caught Shoplifting

Woman Flees Topless After Being Caught Shoplifting

A suspected shoplifter fled topless after being busted at Southern California mall. But police were easily able... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Attention, Passengers: Please Stand at Your Seats

Attention, Passengers: Please Stand at Your Seats

Frequent fliers may have new seating arrangements to look forward to — that is, if elevated, cramped... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Man Burglarizes Restaurant, Returns to Order Food: Police

Man Burglarizes Restaurant, Returns to Order Food: Police

Daniel Lee Warn, 28, of was arrested by police Wednesday in a Costa Mesa El Pollo Loco restaurant after allegedly... Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Burglar Steals Pepsi, Soup From Md. Home

Burglar Steals Pepsi, Soup From Md. Home

The woman who lives at the home told police that she had returned to find her rear door ajar and her kitchen and... Read »

Jul 20, 2014
Princeton Prof Accused of Stealing 21 Lawn Signs

Princeton Prof Accused of Stealing 21 Lawn Signs

Police have charged a Princeton University professor with stealing lawn signs belonging to a computer repair... Read »

Jul 16, 2014
Family Hatches Four-Legged Duckling

Family Hatches Four-Legged Duckling

Hatching animals is nothing new to one Sulphur Louisiana family, but they were surprised when one of their young... Watch »

Jul 17, 2014
Voodoo Priest's Primate Skull, Dead Bats Confiscated at Airport

Voodoo Priest's Primate Skull, Dead Bats Confiscated at Airport

One of the tasks of U.S. Customs and Border Protection at Washington Dulles International Airport is to intercept... Read »

Jul 16, 2014
Puppies to Ping-Pong: How to Kill Time at Airports

Puppies to Ping-Pong: How to Kill Time at Airports

Forget napping in uncomfortable airport furniture, feigning interest in duty-free goods and drinking one too many... Read »

Jul 16, 2014
Dog Owners Who Neglect Poop on Own Lawns May Be Fined

Dog Owners Who Neglect Poop on Own Lawns May Be Fined

One Long Island village is proposing fines for dog owners who don’t clean up after their pets – even on their own... Read »

Jul 15, 2014
Dozens of Giant African Snails Seized at LAX

Dozens of Giant African Snails Seized at LAX

Los Angeles International Airport customs inspectors intercepted a pair of baskets containing dozens of live... Read »

Jul 15, 2014
Couple Caught Having Sex on Chipotle Roof: Police

Couple Caught Having Sex on Chipotle Roof: Police

Police say two people were engaging in sexual intercourse above a Delaware Chipotle restaurant. Read »

Jul 15, 2014
Florida Woman Strips, Does Yoga in Street: Cops

Florida Woman Strips, Does Yoga in Street: Cops

A woman who was stripping and doing yoga in the middle of a Florida street was arrested Wednesday, police said.... Read »

Jul 11, 2014
Business Booming for Lawn-Painting Company Amid Calif. Drought

Business Booming for Lawn-Painting Company Amid Calif. Drought

Business is booming for a Bay Area company thanks to California's severe drought. Green Canary has been painting... Watch »

Jul 11, 2014
WATCH: Customers Dodge Deer at Liquor Store

WATCH: Customers Dodge Deer at Liquor Store

Employees and customers at Quick 6 Liquors in Weymouth, Massachusetts were in for a surprise Tuesday when an... Watch »

Jul 10, 2014
Owner Calls 911 After Cat Goes Berserk in Florida Home

Owner Calls 911 After Cat Goes Berserk in Florida Home

A 4-year-old Russian blue cat named Kush is being quarantined after apparently going berserk inside a central... Read »

Jul 10, 2014
Caught on Camera: Bear Finds Food at Family Home

Caught on Camera: Bear Finds Food at Family Home

A hungry bear wandered into the backyard of a Southern California home and was caught on camera removing the lid to... Watch »

Jul 9, 2014
Potato Salad Kickstarter Campaign Raises Nearly $60,000

Potato Salad Kickstarter Campaign Raises Nearly $60,000

The world's most expensive potato salad is taking over Kickstarter, but some of the people paying for it won't even... Watch »

Jul 9, 2014
Ocean Swimmers Flee Floating Gator in Florida

Ocean Swimmers Flee Floating Gator in Florida

An alligator floating in the Atlantic Ocean sent swimmers scrambling off Ormond-By-the Sea near Daytona Beach.... Read »

Jul 8, 2014
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