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Another tiny Wyoming town goes up for sale PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by Associated Press   
Monday, 21 July 2014 13:57
ALADDIN, Wyo. (AP) — Here’s a gift for someone who has everything: A tiny town in far northeastern Wyoming named Aladdin.
You won’t need a genie in a bottle to buy it. Just $1.5 million gets you 30 acres and 15 buildings, including a 118-year-old general store that’s still operating.
Rick and Judy Brengle bought the town 28 years ago and now want to move on from the full-time job of running it.
“We bought this place because I had empty-nest syndrome,” Judy Brengle said. “All our kids had gone to college, so my husband bought me a town.”
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200 pairs of panties stolen at east Georgia mall PDF  | Print |  E-mail
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Monday, 21 July 2014 09:25
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the theft of 200 pairs of panties at an east Georgia shopping mall.
Richmond County sheriff’s officials say a thief stole the panties from Victoria’s Secret in Augusta Mall shortly before noon Saturday.
The Augusta Chronicle (http://bit.ly/1n3THIv ) reports that security video shows a male entering the store and stuffing the underwear into a large shopping bag. Authorities say he left without paying for the merchandise, valued at $1,900.
 
Police: Woman posted selfies in stolen dress PDF  | Print |  E-mail
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Monday, 21 July 2014 09:23
WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (AP) — Police investigating the theft of clothing and jewelry from a southern Illinois boutique say they arrested a woman after she posted Facebook photos of herself wearing one of the stolen items.
WSIL-TV (http://bit.ly/1yLsEW6 ) reports that police arrested 27-year-old Danielle Saxton, of West Frankfort, earlier this month on misdemeanor retail theft charges. She’s free on her own recognizance.
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Robber who hit same bank, teller twice sentenced PDF  | Print |  E-mail
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Friday, 18 July 2014 13:28
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A 24-year-old man who a month after being released from prison for a bank robbery held up the same bank and teller has been sentenced to more than 10 years behind bars.
Joshua James Driskell was arrested for robbing a Key Bank branch in Bremerton, Washington in October. He had just completed his prison sentence for the 2010 robbery.
The Kitsap Sun says (http://is.gd/2Fwgz8 ) court documents show Driskell went into the bank on Oct. 23 and gave the teller a note demanding $10,000.
A detective recognized him from security footage, and the teller gave police a partial license plate number of the getaway vehicle.
Driskell told police he spent some of the $2,000 he got from the robbery on marijuana. He was sentenced last week to 129 months in prison.
 
Contempt charge for saggy pants in court dismissed PDF  | Print |  E-mail
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Friday, 18 July 2014 09:40
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — An eastern Pennsylvania judge has dismissed a contempt-of-court citation against a man who was fined $50 for wearing saggy pants in court.
The (Easton) Express-Times (http://bit.ly/1kCc0Qu ) reports that Lehigh County Common Pleas Judge William Ford on Thursday dismissed the charge against 18-year-old Adam Dennis of Macungie.
District Judge Wayne Maura had fined Dennis $50 for his attire at a May hearing. Defense attorneys appealed, saying a criminal contempt charge was inappropriate in this case.
Attorney Kimberly Makoul cited a previous Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling that failure to stand when a judge enters doesn’t support a criminal contempt conviction.
Maura’s office door bears a sign directing people to “pull your pants up” and showing a cartoon of three people wearing baggy pants. He declined to comment on the ruling.
 
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