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Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 12:00 am

Newsquirks 12/26/13

Curses, foiled again• Police investigating 15 home burglaries in and around Lakewood, Colo., identified Brandon Campbell, 27, as their suspect because he was wearing a GPS ankle monitor that placed
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Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 12:00 am

Newsquirks 12/19/13

Curses, foiled again• Police investigating a burglary in Lake Worth, Fla., identified Derek Codd, 19, as their suspect because he left his cellphone at the scene, and his mother called. Investigator
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Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:00 am
Curses, foiled againJohnny Deleon, 20, was thwarted in his attempt to steal hubcaps from cars parked outside a restaurant in Harris County, Texas, where law officers were holding a retirement party. A
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Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 12:00 am

News Quirks 12/5/13

Curses, foiled again• Authorities thwarted a high school student’s plan to kill a classmate after he warned the intended victim on Facebook that he was bringing a gun to school to “pop” the bo
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Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 12:00 am
Curses, foiled againAssistant manager Ariel Sinclair, 23, stole nearly $6,000 from a drug store’s lottery machine after using its fingerprint-recognition feature to unlock it, according to police in
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Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 12:00 am
Curses, foiled againInvestigators concluded that Lucas Burke, 21, and Ethan Keeler, 20, broke into a landscaping business in Hopkinton, N.H., and tried to open a locked safe with an acetylene cutting
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Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 12:00 am
 Curses, foiled againu  Police who broke up a dog-fighting ring in Florence County, S.C., apprehended fleeing suspect Edward Windham, 32, after one of the dogs involved “took him down,”
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Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 12:00 am

11/7/13

Nearly 100 patrons fled a theater at a shopping mall in Tigard, Ore., when a woman shouted “gun” after a man in his 70s urinated on a 14-year-old boy during the movie Prisoners. Police said the woman, who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, wasn’t aware of the urination incident or ensuing scuffle between the man and the boy’s father, but thought she heard someone say “gun” and shouted the word, causing the audience to panic and the theater and adjacent businesses to go into lockdown. Police official Jim Wolf said there was no weapon but added, “This was a good dry run for a real theater shooting.” (Portland’s KATU-TV and the Associated Press)
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Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 12:00 am

10/31/13

Curses, foiled againPolice accused three men of breaking into a home near Palatka, Fla., photographing its contents and then posting the pictures on Facebook, offering to sell any and all pictured ite
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Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 12:00 am
Curses, foiled again• Samantha Ellen Ward, 24, presented a driver’s license and debit card to withdraw money from a bank in Boynton Beach, Fla., but the teller looked up the account, noted the lic

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