Co-Op Casino Robbed Again

ANN ARBOR, MI—The member-owned-and-operated casino known as the Sunshine & Sharing Gaming Cooperative was robbed Tuesday for the fourth time…

Flamingo recaptured after escaping from Iowa zoo (AP)

AP – A flamingo that flew the coop at Des Moines’ Blank Park Zoo has been recaptured and returned to the zoo. Zoo spokesman Terry Rich said the adult flamingo was discovered missing Tuesday morning. It was recaptured nearly 7 hours later in the nearby Fort Des Moines area.

New constable allows friend to fire gun into air (AP)

AP – A newly elected constable was questioned by sheriff’s deputies after allowing a friend to fire his county-issued handgun into the air at a party.

Man nabbed after hitting girlfriend with sandwich (AP)

AP – A man faces a domestic battery charge after allegedly hitting his girlfriend with a sandwich as she was driving on Interstate 95 on Friday. Police said the 19-year-old man became angry and hit the woman in the arm and face with a sandwich, knocking her glasses off.

Austrian city imposes tracksuit ban for cabbies (AP)

AP – Cabs in the Austrian city of Salzburg just got classier: Drivers can no longer wear tracksuits. The new regulation took effect earlier this month in an attempt to improve the image of cabbies in a place known for its upmarket clientele.

Ky. inmate who escaped jail returns on own (AP)

AP – Chad Toy’s escape from jail wasn’t what shocked his jailers; it was his plea to be let back in. “When I rang the bell at the jail and told them who I was, they were surprised,” Toy told The Paducah (Ky.) Sun newspaper. “I guess they haven’t seen that before.”

Missing Beatles Track Confirmed

In an interview with the BBC, Paul McCartney confirmed the existence of a 14-minute track the Beatles recorded for an electronic music festival. What…

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