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Officials: Man arrested after going AWOL for 45 years

OCALA, Fla. — Authorities say they’ve arrested a Florida man who went AWOL from the U.S. Air Force 45 years ago. The Ocala Star-Banner reports that 65-year-old Linley Benson Lemburg was arrested Tuesday. He had been living under an alias, William Michael Robertson, and was located by the Marion County Sheriff’s Office after military officials […]
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NYC police: Stabbing suspect wanted to “kill a black person”

NEW YORK — Police say a man who turned himself in after a deadly stabbing in Midtown Manhattan told investigators he came to New York from Maryland to kill a black person, reports CBS New York. James Jackson, the 28-year-old suspect, surrendered to police at the Times Square substation Wednesday morning. Police say the Baltimore resident […]
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Brady jersey theft suspect spent Super Bowl week taking selfies

MEXICO CITY — The Mexican media executive suspected of stealing Tom Brady’s jersey went to the Super Bowl as a working journalist but spent the week collecting selfies and autographs from football greats and boasting to colleagues that he was there as a fan. Mexican journalists who were in Houston for the game and interacted […]
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Calif. dog owner fights to reclaim pit bulls that killed a man and his pet

LOS ANGELES — The owner of two pit bulls, which killed a man and his pet in Lincoln Heights last month, are fighting to get the dogs back from animal services, even after the dogs were deemed dangerous, according to CBS Los Angeles. The pit bulls mauled Valentin Herrera, 76, and his little dog, Dodger, just […]
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Sheriff apologizes to Wyclef Jean for detainment

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department apologized Tuesday to hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean for handcuffing him during a search for an armed robbery suspect. The former Fugees singer and rapper posted video of the incident, in which he was handcuffed outside his car early Monday morning, to Instagram, and on Tuesday Jean requested […]
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Va. woman showing friend how to play lotto game wins $1M

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — Merry Thomas had just finished work when she took her friend Julie to a food store nearby in Fredericksburg. There she showed Julie how to work a Virginia Lottery self-service machine and scan the ticket to see if it was a winner — and it was, reports CBS affiliate WTVR. Julie’s ticket […]
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#PrayForLondon drawing goes viral in wake of attack

On the one-year anniversary of the deadly terror attack in Brussels, people in Belgium and around the world are reaching out to send a message of solidarity to the victims of the U.K. Parliament attack in London on Wednesday. “Today, we remember the victims of the attacks. We are all united,” Belgium’s prime minister Charles […]
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London attack

At least four people died in a car rampage and knife attack in London on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, including a police officer guarding Parliament and the attacker, police said.  A vehicle mowed down pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge near Parliament, and a a knife-wielding attacker stabbed a police officer and was shot on the […]
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Michigan man guilty in “Seinfeld”-esque can return scheme

FLINT, Mich. – Authorities say a 70-year-old Flint man crunched the numbers and figured out how to profit by driving no-deposit cans from Indiana to Michigan, where he turned them in for profit at grocery stores, reports CBS Detroit. It’s a plot reminiscent of a famed two-part “Seinfeld” episode, in which the characters Kramer and Newman […]
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Not my laptop: Passengers bemoan tech-less flights

NEW YORK — As the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between having to take off your shoes at the security checkpoint and having your baby food and milk tested for bomb residue. It’s yet another inconvenience in the name of security for weary […]