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Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 12:00 am
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
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Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 12:00 am
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
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Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013 12:00 am
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
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Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 12:00 am
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
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Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 12:00 am
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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Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:00 am
Problem solved• Harmful carbon emissions from coal plants could be greatly reduced or eliminated by storing as much as 3,000 metric gigatons of carbon dioxide in underground rock formations all o
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Thursday, July 11, 2013 12:00 am
Curses, foiled againRobert Johnson, 69, pleaded guilty to shooting his wife in the back of the head at their home in O’Toole, W.Va. Prosecutors said Johnson then shot himself under the chin, but
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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 12:00 am
Curses, foiled again• When long-distance runner Sarah Tatterson, 37, saw a man ride off after stealing her husband’s bicycle from her garage in West Seattle, Wash., she gave chase on foot.
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Thursday, June 27, 2013 12:00 am
Curses, foiled againAuthorities charged Scott Simon, 24, with first-degree murder after he “pocket dialed” 911 and was overheard telling someone he was going to follow a 33-year-old man ho
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Thursday, June 20, 2013 12:00 am
An end to doughnut breaks• Police in Lowell, Mass. agreed to allow global-positioning systems in patrol cars to track officers. The Lowell Patrolmen’s Union had expressed concerns about the

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