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'Is this your turd?': Missouri city's cleanup flags dog poop

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Officials in a southwest Missouri city are planting small flags in piles of abandoned dog poop as part of a campaign to get residents to clean up after their pets downtown. The Police Department in Springfield, Missouri, posted photos of the flags in use on its Facebook page...
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Bloodhounds locate missing boy with special needs in 28 minutes

PACE, Fla. (KNOU) — A 3-year-old boy with special needs who went missing Sunday is home safe after Flordia authorities located him with the help of their bloodhounds. "The child unknowingly opened a locked door and wandered into a large wooded area near the home," police said in a Facebook post...
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Lil Wayne Blows Off St. Louis After Altercation at The Ritz in Clayton

CLAYTON, Mo. (NOW) - Rapper Lil Wayne canceled his St. Louis show planned for Saturday night, after an early-morning incident at The Ritz-Carlton hotel in Clayton. Lil Wayne tweeted that he was, "just kicked out of the Ritz and 12 got involved, so I gotta slide." He says, "Y'all (mess) with me out...
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Todd Barrick Jr. aka Walter White look-alike

Illinois man who looks like Walter White wanted by police

GALESBURG, Ill. (KNOU) — "He is the one who knocks." That's what one Facebook user commented on a mugshot of a man posted by the Galesburg Police Department . Many are noting the bald and goateed 50-year-old resembles Bryan Cranston's character in the AMC crime-thriller "Breaking Bad," Walter White...
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CONFIRMED: There are still laws when drinking White Claws, reports Portland Police

(KNOU) - Many alcohol geared phrases have been trending recently like "there ain't no laws with the Claw", "you know it's right when you drink Busch Light", etc. However, local Portland, ME police are here to set the record straight as they recently sent out a string of trending punny tweets. We...
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Another Ice-Cream Licking Prankster Gets Caught, But He's Claiming Innocence

(NOW) - Well, we thought it was safe to go back to the ice cream section – but not yet. Another video was posted of someone licking Blue Bell ice cream before returning the container to a grocery store freezer. But this time it's different because the internet prankster says he didn't actually...
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Burger King Workers Fired For Drawing Pig On Cop's Order

(KNOU) — A police officer in New Mexico got quite the surprise when he picked up his lunch from a local Burger King, which caused several employees to lose their jobs. Workers preparing the meal last week, burned Timo Rosenthal's burger and drew a cartoon pig with a badge on its wrapper. Taking to...
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Police accept donations for shelter pets instead of parking ticket fees

(NOW) - Having to pay a parking ticket isn't fun, but what might take the sting out a little bit is knowing the funds go directly to a good pet-friendly cause. One city's scofflaws didn't mind as much when shelling out. Kicking off a pilot program to help fund a local animal shelter, police in...
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Police catch suspect after he farts too loud

ST. LOUIS (KNOU) -- A suspect tried hiding from police but was found after passing gas so loud that the Liberty Police Department were able to "sniff him out" The suspect was wanted for possession of a controlled substance in Clay County near Kansas City, but unfortunately for him the list of...
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DINE-OUT TONIGHT to Support Family of Officer Langsdorf

(NOW) - Think about taking the family out for dinner Tuesday night to support the family of slain North County Police Cooperative Officer Michael Langsdorf. Tonight will be a popular dine-out event as local restaurants will donate all of their profits to the family. All nine are locations of Syberg...
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