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Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 12:00 am
Curses, foiled againNew Zealand authorities nabbed a Vietnamese man at the Auckland airport trying to smuggle tropical fish into the country after they noticed his bulging pants pockets were leaking. ...
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 10:45 am
Curses, foiled again• While neighboring groups of campers at Scotland’s Loch Earn argued, Barry McCutcheon, 25, who was camping between them, asked them to calm down, prosecutor John Malpas...
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 04:41 pm
Curses, foiled againWhen two men showed a gun at a busy Chicago restaurant and announced a holdup, the owner asked them to come back in an hour when fewer customers would be around. After they agreed ...
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 02:53 pm
Curses, foiled again• Instead of pulling over when a police officer caught him running a stop sign in Palm Beach County, Fla., Alexander Webster, 29, led the officer on a high-speed chase. He los...
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 02:55 pm
Curses, foiled againAntoine Jennings covered his head with a Chicago Bulls cap and a skin-tight black skullcap while robbing three suburban Chicago banks of $4,500, but then he posted photos of himsel...
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 02:56 pm
Curses, foiled again• Police accused Troy Ridling, 29, of stealing a computer from his former church in Owasso, Okla., after the software tracking company Covenant Eyes alerted a church staffer t...
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 02:55 pm
Curses, foiled againSheriff’s deputies hunting robbery suspect Matthew Oliver in Pasco County, Fla., posted his wanted picture on their Facebook page, naming him their “Fugitive of the Day...
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 03:29 pm
Curses, foiled again• Michigan’s Ingham County District Court ordered a 28-year-old man convicted of fraud to be fingerprinted at his own expense. He paid the $16 cost with a credit card th...
Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 02:53 pm
Curses, foiled againThree masked men failed to break through the roof of the Gator Guns & Pawn shop in West Palm Beach, Fla., with a pickaxe, so they returned the next night with a sledgehammer. T...
Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 03:29 pm
Curses, foiled again• Police charged four people with theft after they used a stolen credit card to buy tickets at a movie theater in Crofton, Md. Anne Arundel County police identified the three ...

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