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‘Spicy’ scent of Burger King entices cologne buyers

The whiff of a Whopper made hundreds of customers hungry for a Burger King special — "Flame Grilled" cologne.

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Woman charged in salsa stabbing

An Ohio woman has been charged with felonious assault for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend after he ate all of the salsa.

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Sweet-toothed thief came for the pizza, left with the candy

State police in Pennsylvania are looking for a burglar who just may have some cavities.

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Wanted: A kidney

A Maine woman's unusual method of finding a kidney donor has paid off.

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Real life cookie monster takes cash box at Girl Scout sale

A thief in New Hampshire apparently had a craving for cash, not cookies.

Actress Tippi Hedren, star of the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock film "The Birds," poses with Julian Jarrold, center, director of the HBO film "The Girl," and cast member Toby Jones on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hedren's relationship with Hitchcock during the making of the film is the subject of the HBO film "The Girl."

Belligerent birds chase people at Florida park

In a scene straight out of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds," some out-of-control birds are chasing people at a central Florida park.

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Loose police horse briefly on patrol in downtown Cleveland

The horse stayed on the street during his escape but didn't stop at red lights.

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Dallas woman accused in illegal butt injections surrenders

Dallas police say a woman accused of providing illegal buttocks injections has surrendered to authorities.

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Balki’s bills: ‘Perfect Strangers’ star owes $280K in taxes, mortgage payments

Bank officials say actor Bronson Pinchot hasn't been heard from in over a year.

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Thief uses his own credit card to jimmy door, leaves it behind

A Pennsylvania man left behind an important clue when he broke into a friend's garage — a credit card with his name on it.

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Elephants save the day

Authorities responding to a tractor-trailer stuck on the muddy shoulder of a highway were astounded to see what was keeping it from overturning: elephants.

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Man arrested in courthouse for missing jury duty 11 times

A man who skipped out on jury duty 11 times in two years will finally face a judge.

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Authorities seek remedy for naked North Carolina neighbor

Authorities say a Charlotte man stands at his front door naked and they don't know if there's anything they can do about it.

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Prostitute propositions the wrong guy

Authorities in Hillside, Illinois, say a young woman offered the police chief sex for $20.

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Utah baseball game is a real stinger

It was like something out of a Hitchcock movie.

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6 Minnesota men charged with conspiring to support Islamic State

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They were arrested as part of a yearlong FBI investigation into people trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State.

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Ethiopia’s Desisa, Kenya’s Rotich winners at Boston Marathon

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The race goes on during a pause in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was convicted earlier this month of the 2013 bombing.

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Tree Work to Close Mountain Road Next Week

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Mountain Road (Route 141) will be closed during the day for most of next week so city and state crews can clean up the remaining debris from last October's microburst.

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Bay State Repeal Files Draft Ballot Petition

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Bay State Repeal has filed a draft ballot initiative petition with the Attorney General’s office.

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Hadley Crash Sends Man To Hospital

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A Sunday morning crash in Hadley has sent a 73-year-old Belchertown man to the hospital.