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Facebook Spat Sparks Murder
MOUNTAIN CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a father who was upset after a Tennessee couple deleted his adult daughter as a friend on Facebook has been charged with killing the couple. Johnson County Sheriff Mike Reece said Wednesday the victims had complained to police that Marvin’s P…
“Squatter” Told To Leave Texas Home
ROANOKE, Texas (AP) — A man who gained notoriety for claiming he can live in a $340,000 suburban Dallas house for $16 has been ordered to vacate the home by next Monday. Kenneth Robinson says he filed an “affidavit of adverse possession” that gives him the right to live in the e…
‘National Sheriff of the Year’ Thrown In Jail Named After Him
Based on a recent arrest in Denver, CO, no one is above the law, not even a former police officer who was the National Sheriff Association’s Sheriff of the Year in 2001. Former Arapahoe County Sheriff Pat Sullivan was arrested after a drug task-force team caught him delivering methamphetamine…
Man Pleads Guilty to ‘Dust Off’ DUI
A Casper man pleaded guilty to driving under the influence in a Casper Circuit courtroom Thursday. Brandon Lee Bennett, 18, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of DUI, telling Circuit Court Judge Michael Huber that he was high after inhaling Dust Off and crashed his car. The DUI charge is from a …
Man Pleads Guilty to Soliciting
A man accused of trying to pay a female cab driver for sex pleaded guilty in Circuit Court in Casper Thursday. Ever Molina-Zamora, 41, pleaded guilty to soliciting prostitution and theft of services, both misdemeanors that carry a maximum penalty of six months in jail and or a 750-dollar fine. Molin…
Girl Drives for Her Drunk Father
WOODHAVEN, Mich. — A Detroit-area judge says he won’t decide until next week whether a man will be tried for child abuse for allowing his 9-year-old daughter to drive. The judge delayed his decision until next Tuesday so Shawn Weimer’s attorney can put his arguments in writing. …
Explorer Catfish Still Swims, Maybe [AUDIO]
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department released news of a channel catfish that traveled 415 miles from its home in Clear Creek near Buffalo to a place near Billings, Montana. Warren Mischke, Game and Fish spokesman in the Sheridan Field Office says they tagged the catfish in 2007 and then matched the …
Channel Catfish Swims Epic Journey
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says it has documented a 415-mile journey by a channel catfish. The agency tagged the catfish in June 2007 just below the Kendrick Diversion Dam on Clear Creek east of Sheridan. That same fish ended up on the hook of an angler recently on the Yellowstone River ne…
Borrowed RV Takes Off Down Mountainside
JACKSON, Wyo. — A Florida man is unhurt after locking himself out of a motor home and then watching the vehicle roll down a mountainside west of Jackson. Marvin Bass, of Pensacola, Fla., says he borrowed the 42-foot motor home from his best friend to travel to Yellowstone National Park. The J…

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