That’s not Santa in your chimney

Authorities say a suspected burglar who became stuck in the chimney of a Central California home died after the homeowner unknowingly lit a fire in the fireplace.


‘Darth Vader’ arrested in attempted armed robbery

The "force" was with this man - the police force, that is.


Texas police arrest man in ‘Cookie Monster’ robberies

Houston-area police have arrested a man dubbed the "Cookie Monster" robber who is suspected in holdups at more than 30 fast-food restaurants, often demanding that a cookie be handed over along with the cash.


Condo association wants dog poop DNA

Some Florida condo owners are steaming after their homeowners association asked them to submit their dog's DNA in order to fine owners who don't pick up after their pets.


What a $45,000 Thanksgiving Dinner looks like

Imported, free-range, organic, super special everything AND a 2-carat diamond on the dinner table? This is one heck of a Turkey Day.


Reunited and it feels so good

A Tennessee resident has been reunited with her dog that disappeared seven years ago from her old home in Ohio.


At least the car thieves were helpful

Police say two car thieves made an unexpected stop after stealing a vehicle Wednesday morning: They dropped an 8-year-old boy off at school after they discovered him in the backseat.


It’s soap, officer, I swear

Alexander Bernstein is suing, after Pennsylvania state police mistook homemade soap for cocaine.


2 zebras flee circus, run through Philly streets

Police in Philadelphia say two zebras are back "in custody" after escaping from a circus and running through the streets of the city.


In Jersey mall, you gotta pay to see jolly old St. Nick

Admission to the Cherry Hill Mall's Adventure to Santa isn't cheap.


Maybe 1 DUI a day is enough

Pennsylvania State police say they've arrested a woman for two different drunken driving crashes in the same day.


No ticket, no driver: Police stop Google self-driving car

A California police officer made a traffic stop, but wrote no ticket. There was no driver to give it to anyway.


‘Breaking Bad’ donates meth to a museum

Artifacts from the hit AMC show were donated to the Smithsonian.


Cop pulls woman over, sends her flowers

A Massachusetts police officer who sent flowers to a crying woman she pulled over for speeding has received a commendation.


The wayward buck that got stuck

A collision repair shop in western Michigan that fixes cars after crashes involving deer got a surprise visitor from one of the animals.


Woman, 47, gives birth an hour after finding out she’s pregnant

Judy Brown knew she was gaining weight, but thought it was due to menopause. Surprise!


Angry IHOP parking lot eats a dozen cars

DRONE FOOTAGE: A 400-foot-long section of a parking lot caved in outside a Mississippi pancake house that had only been open for a few days.


Let’s do lunch at the toilet cafĂ©

It might not be the worst place you've ever eaten.


Seattle’s ‘gum wall’ cleaning up its act

After 20 years, Seattle officials are giving the Pike Place Market Gum Wall a deep clean to allow fans to rebuild the gross gum deposit.


Would you take a voting booth selfie?

The selfie could be coming to the voting booth -- at least in California.

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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 1


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Ravens win as time expires on blocked field goal return


McCown injured his right shoulder in the fourth quarter and was replaced by Austin Davis, whose 42-yard TD pass to Travis Benjamin tied it with 1:47 remaining.

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MRI shows no tears in knee of Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, center, leaves the field in a cart after being injured in the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, in Foxborough, Mass.

Source tells ESPN that Gronkowski's injury is considered "minor knee sprain"

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HOLIDAY TV: What to watch this week


This week is packed with programs to get you in the holiday spirit.

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Bono, Clooney, Kardashian part of all-star campaign for AIDS

FILE - In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident. Orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich says Bono underwent a five-hour surgery on his elbow in which three plates and 18 screws were inserted on Sunday night. Bono had another surgery to repair a fracture to his left pinkie on Monday. Lorich says Bono will need therapy but a full recovery is expected.

Bono is a launching an all-star campaign featuring "once-in-a-lifetime experiences" like walking the red carpet with Meryl Streep or visiting the "Game of Thrones" set.

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