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Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:00 am
Curses, foiled againPolice were able to link Christopher Furay, 33, to six bank robberies in Pittsburgh, Pa., by his distinctive red beard. After media coverage of the first four robberies, he wore a
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Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:00 am
Curses, foiled again• A funeral procession thwarted a man’s attempt to rob a 79-year-old woman in San Antonio, Texas. “We were going really, really slow, so as we passed this bus stop, there was
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Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:00 am
Curses, foiled againPolice responding to a drug complaint in Richmond, Va., spotted two men who began running away. One of the fleeing men, later identified as Darnell Elliotte, 20, fired several shot
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Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:00 am
Curses, foiled again• Tyler Lankford, 21, entered a bakery with a loaded and cocked revolver, pointed it at the 58-year-old clerk and demanded money, according to police in McKeesport, Pa. The clerk
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Thursday, April 16, 2015 12:00 am
Curses, foiled againCass Alder, 22, bought table napkins made with images of $100 bills on them, then cut out the images, glued them onto paper and tried passing one of the bogus bills at a convenienc
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Thursday, April 9, 2015 12:00 am
Curses, foiled again• Joey Patterson, 22, eluded Idaho authorities for several months, but then he posted his whereabouts on Facebook. He invited friends to play softball at Armory Softball Field in
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Thursday, April 2, 2015 12:00 am
Curses, foiled againA burglar used the homeowner’s devices to log on to porn, YouTube and his Facebook account, but authorities in Monroe County, Fla., quickly identified him because he forgot to lo
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Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:00 am
Curses, foiled again• Brian J. Byers crashed his car while driving drunk and then poured water on the road so it would look like black ice caused the crash, according to police in Sparta, N.J. Byers
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Thursday, March 19, 2015 12:00 am
Curses, foiled againRocco Tumbarello, 41, stole stuff from a home in West Boynton, Fla., authorities there said, but he didn’t get far. He lives across the street. The victim came home to find his 4
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Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:00 am
Curses, foiled againBritish police investigating the theft of tools and a shower stall from a home remodeling project in Crawley arrested Ryan Marsh, 18, after he returned to the job site and tried to


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