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Funeral home offers drive-thru service

While consumers are accustomed to drive-thru service at banks and fast-food restaurants, a funeral home in Michigan is raising eyebrows by offering a new viewing option. Paradise Funeral Home in Saginaw has built a special drive-thru window display so the deceased loved one can be viewed by mourners from the ...

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Arkansas police called to scene of 'dead tiger' in road

Cops in Bryant, Arkansas, responded last week to calls of a dead tiger in the road. But luckily the impromtu safari turned out to be nothing, just a discared stuffed animal toy. The Bryant Police detailed the call on their Facebook page, along with pictures of the 'dead tiger.'  <div id="fb-root"></div> <script>(function(d, ...

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Woman commits suicide by crocodile

A woman in Thailand decided to end her life in a horrible, public way, by jumping into a crocodile enclosure. Police say the 65-year-old woman’s family told them she had seemed depressed. But they didn’t expect her to walk into the reptile farm remove her shoes and jump into the ...

FILE - In this May 23, 2014, file photo, Janay Rice, left, looks on as her husband, Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, speaks to the media during a news conference in Owings Mills, Md. A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive three months ago, while league officers have insisted they didn't see the violent images until this week.  The person played The Associated Press a 12-second voicemail from an NFL office number on April 9 confirming the video arrived. A female voice expresses thanks and says: "You're right. It's terrible." (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Altered CoverGirl ad becomes protest tool against NFL’s Goodell

Protesters have used their Photoshop skills to add to the ongoing online protests against the National Football League’s commissioner, Roger Goodell. The hashtag #goodellmustgo is among the top trending hashtags on Twitter, which took off after an altered CoverGirl ad was shared on social media. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/nflcommish">@nflcommish</a> are ...

In this photo taken Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, residents look at a sign with the words "China's First Cellphone Lane" explaining the use of a lane which separates those using their phones as they walk from others in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. The Chinese city took a cue from a U.S. TV program and created a sidewalk with a separate lane for those with heads tucked into smartphones, as a reminder not to tweet while walking the street.(AP Photo) CHINA OUT

China's sidewalk lanes for cellphone users meant to be ironic stunt

The modern-day scourge of texting while walking is finally being taken on by a Chinese city with generous sidewalk space and a liberal approach to civic planning — or so the story goes. The scene is Chongqing, a bustling Chinese metropolis of almost 30 million people. As multiple outlets are reporting, a 50 ...

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Police: Neighbor upset about barking shoots, kills wrong dog

A man who was upset with his neighbor’s dog took out his gun and fatally shot the wrong dog, according to police in Bellingham, Washington. Loyce Andrews said her 13-month-old Welsh Corgi, Molly, died in her arms in her backyard. "He just came up to the fence and shot her ...

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Craigslist shooting: Baby nearby as girl, 16, killed man over PS4, police say

Two people are in custody for the fatal shooting of a man during what Sandy Springs, Georgia, police said was the attempted theft of a video gaming system the victim was trying to sell on Craigslist. According to WSB-TV and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the alleged shooter in the Friday night ...

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25:  Robin Thicke and Miley Cyrus (R) perform onstage during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.  (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for MTV)

Robin Thicke says he didn't write 'Blurred Lines,' blames drug use

Singer-songwriter Robin Thicke hit it big last year with "Blurred Lines." But now, Thicke is saying he didn't actually write the song.  Thicke's testimony, in the form of a deposition, was revealed in court Monday as part of a legal battle between Thicke and Marvin Gaye's family, who claim Thicke ripped off ...

Report: Peterson accused of abusing another son

ESPN is reporting that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, already facing felony charges in Texas for child abuse, has been accused in a separate incident involving another son. The son is 4 years old, KHOU-TV in Houston has reported. The CBS affiliate cites text messages that reportedly include a photo of the son with an ...

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New ordinance allows police to ban smelly people from city buildings

The city of Burien, Washington, is raising a stink over people who smell bad. Last month, the city passed a new “trespassing ordinance” that bans a variety of behaviors, including hostile language, not enough clothes covering the body and bodily hygiene or scent in public places including parks, the King ...

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New audio paints different picture of Daniele Watts incident

Over the weekend a story surfaced about actress Daniele Watts who claimed the LAPD mistook her for a prostitute.  We covered it, and at the time most of the details available came from Watts and her boyfriend Brian Lucas. The LAPD was not yet releasing any documentation of the incident.  Both Watts ...

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Manufacturer prints 3-D car in record time

Though the technology is relatively new, we've seen a lot of what 3-D printers can create.  The shell of a car was created with a 3-D printer in just two days. Created by Local Motors, Strati is the car's name, which is Italian for "layers." Strati took its first spin fresh off the press at ...

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Ben and Jerry's honors Bob Marley anniversary

They have one love with ice cream, and now Ben and Jerry's is honoring Bob Marley with a new batch of their signature creations.  It's called Satisfy My Bowl and the company flavor artists created the new concoction of banana ice cream, caramel, cookies and chocolate peace signs to mark the 30th ...

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Au revoir 'Freedom Fries?' France calls for action in Iraq

It’s the country whose refusal to join the U.S. invasion in Iraq prompted the renaming of french fries. The question now is, what kind of military assistance will France bring to this go-around?   That’s the question Paris might answer Monday when it hosts dozens of the world’s foreign ministers to discuss the ...

Marriott hotels launch maid tipping program

A national hotel chain is reminding houseguests of the so-called "invisible worker" in the hospitality industry -- the maid. Marriott is launching a new nationwide program to let customers know housekeepers should be tipped. KIRO-TV spoke with a worker at a Seattle Mariott and said he hadn't heard about the ...

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