- Fugitive-turned-actor arrested after U.S. Marshals read film write-up
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A fugitive bank-robber-turned-actor has been arrested in Washington state after U.S. agents spotted his picture in a newspaper article about a low-budget horror film in which he plays an evil doctor, an official said on Monday.
- Lion sighted in Milwaukee, police close streets in area
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Police closed off streets near a park in north Milwaukee on Saturday night after reports of a "lion-like animal," which came days after people said they had a seen a lion prowling city streets.
- San Francisco combats the stench of urine with pee-repellant paint
(Reuters) - Don't get into a pissing match with walls in San Francisco.
- Dog shot in Milwaukee following reports of lion on the prowl
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A dog in Milwaukee was expected to make a full recovery after being shot in apparent mistake for a lion reported to have been prowling city streets, authorities said on Wednesday.
- Dracula wants your blood: for Transylvania music gig
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - A fanged Dracula with a blood bag hooked up to his arm is offering an unusual deal for tickets to a Romania music festival: Pay with blood.
- Pennsylvania couple rents chickens to egg fans, urban farmers
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania couple has come up with a solution to soaring U.S. egg prices: Rental chickens.
- Natural History Museum's huge dinosaur skeleton to go on tour
LONDON (Reuters) - The Natural History Museum's famous cast of a Diplodocus skeleton – affectionately known as Dippy – is to be sent on a tour of Britain.
- Massachusetts official faces charges for painting crosswalks
BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts town selectman who painted over fading crosswalks in his town in response to complaints from constituents was criminally charged on Tuesday for his efforts.
- Police find 1,200 guns at dead man's Los Angeles house
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Police uncovered a cache of 1,200 guns and more than 2 tons of ammunition in the Los Angeles home of a man found dead nearby, and investigators are checking if he legally owned the weapons and whether any were used in a crime, officials said.
- French tobacconists sabotage speed cameras in cigarette packaging protest
PARIS (Reuters) - France's tobacconists are protesting plans to force cigarette companies to use plain, unbranded packaging, by disabling traffic speed cameras.
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