Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

08/31/2014 08:29 PM EDT
OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. 
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Fairbanks spent $7k defending mayor's $37.50 fine
08/31/2014 07:47 PM EDT - FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The city of Fairbanks, Alaska, has so far spent about $7,000 appealing a $37. Full Story

Fairbanks spent $7k defending mayor's $37.50 fine
08/31/2014 06:49 PM EDT - FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The city of Fairbanks has so far spent about $7,000 appealing a $37.50 elections fine leveled on the mayor. Full Story

Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase
08/30/2014 02:53 PM EDT - CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph during the chase. Full Story

Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze
08/30/2014 11:55 AM EDT - LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof. Full Story

Slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake auctioned
08/29/2014 08:10 PM EDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375. Full Story

1K-pound alligator caught in Alabama sets record
08/29/2014 04:48 PM EDT - CAMDEN, Ala. (AP) — A gigantic alligator caught by a family in Alabama earlier this month has set a Safari Club International world record. Full Story

Community service eyed for Brooklyn Bridge stunt
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Austrian SWAT team raids wrong apartment
08/29/2014 08:13 AM EDT - VIENNA (AP) — The drug bust was perfectly planned. Unfortunately, Austrian police broke down the wrong door. Full Story

Ex-Myanmar beauty queen accused of stealing crown
08/29/2014 02:08 PM EDT - YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's first international beauty queen has absconded with her $100,000 crown after being stripped of her title for being rude and dishonest, organizers said Friday. Full Story

Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Full Story
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Burning Man festival draws peak crowd of 66,000

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert. Full Story