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Baltimore police gun down escaped cow on city street PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by Associated Press   
Friday, 13 June 2014 14:29
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police shot and killed a cow that escaped from a city slaughterhouse on a downtown street Friday morning, a spokeswoman said.
The animal was shot shortly after 10:15 a.m. in the Mount Vernon neighborhood, and police believe it escaped from a slaughterhouse in west Baltimore, Sgt. Sarah Connolly said.
Connolly said police received calls from business owners concerned about the animal running loose. The neighborhood is home to numerous bars, restaurants and shops.
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Sinkhole big draw for Corvette Museum PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by By BRUCE SCHREINER / Associated Press   
Friday, 13 June 2014 07:14
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — For years, just enough hardcore classic car lovers and curious travelers wandered through the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky to keep the doors open. Now, after a massive sinkhole swallowed eight pristine models of vintage muscle, attendance has skyrocketed.
And visitors are as eager to peer into the chasm as they are to see the ‘Vettes, if not more so.
“The response to this has been bigger than anyone could have ever imagined,” said Katie Frassinelli, a spokeswoman for the museum that sits just off Interstate 65 in Bowling Green. “On the one hand, we don’t want to be known as the sinkhole museum. But on the other hand, it’s bringing a lot of people that may not have otherwise come.”
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Rhino conceived with sperm from long-dead bull PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by Associated Press   
Friday, 13 June 2014 07:02
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says a female Indian rhino calf born recently in New York was produced by artificial insemination using sperm from a now-dead Cincinnati rhino.
Zoo officials call the calf born June 5 at the Buffalo Zoo a victory for endangered species.
Last Updated on Friday, 13 June 2014 07:05
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Dodgers fan arrrested for threats in Cincy PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by Associated Press   
Thursday, 12 June 2014 09:46
CINCINNATI (AP) — A Los Angeles Dodgers fan has been jailed after allegedly trespassing and making threats at the Cincinnati ballpark he was banned from six years ago.
Forty-year-old Troy Sexton of Hurricane, West Virginia, was being held Thursday under $40,000 bond on misdemeanor charges of criminal trespass and obstructing official business.
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Accused burglar walks free after jurors sign wrong form PDF  | Print |  E-mail
Written by Associated Press   
Thursday, 12 June 2014 09:44
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A defendant in a Central California burglary case walked out of a courtroom a free man after a jury mistakenly signed a not-guilty verdict form.
The Fresno Bee reports (http://bit.ly/1s8cZjP) the flabbergasted judge said Wednesday he had no choice but to order defendant Bobby Lee Pearson to be set free from jail because the not-guilty verdict had been put on the record.
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