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# Ohio
Officer pleads not guilty to murder after shooting black man during traffic stop
Video footage shows the officer shooting the 43 year old in the head and then telling colleagues he thought he would be dragged by the man’s car.
# samuel dubose
WATCH: US cop charged with murder after 'senselessly' shooting black man in the head
“He should never have been a police officer,” says the prosecutor.
# free range
Cow escapes slaughterhouse, goes on the run, gets shot next to McDonald's
A tragic and ironic end.
# Ohio
Amputee called 'cry baby one leg' after neighbour takes her parking space
Ashley Brady was given a disabled parking spot after losing her leg in an accident last year.
# crack the case
Someone has been throwing eggs at an 85-year-old man's home for the past year
Police in the US can’t figure out who’s been carrying out the uneggspected act of vandalism.
# mystery pooper
US police are searching for a man who randomly poos on parked cars
Oh dear.
# killing
Eleven-year-old girl charged with killing two-month-old baby
Police said she showed no remorse.
# super chill
World's most relaxed burglar feeds dog, makes coffee during break-in
Not a bother on him.
# free at last
Moment man exonerated after 27 years in prison will bring a tear to your eye
Kwame Ajamu was wrongly convicted of murder in 1975.
Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun
American police forces have become increasingly militarised in recent decades – adopting the weapons, tactics and mindset of soldiers instead of civilian protectors.
# evil stick
Mother buys 'princess' wand for daughter, discovers image of 'demon' inside
# leah strong
Opposing QBs embrace as Devon Still's ill daughter gets stadium ovation
The four-year-old was the star of Thursday Night Football.
# Red Tape
This war veteran was charged for keeping 14 ducks that helped his PTSD
The ducks were part of Darin Welker’s treatment for PTSD.
# Manhunt
Convicted killer in Ohio school shootings escapes from prison with two others
TJ Lane was 18 when he pleaded guilty last year to aggravated murder in the shooting spree at Chardon High School.
# United States
Woman who had just been raped told to "quit crying" by 911 operator
However, the operator will receive no disciplinary action.
# Happy Birthday
This woman had one wish for her 100th birthday... and she just got it
# not a dry eye
Hand-holding 'mono mono' twins released from hospital in time for Father's Day
The twin girls emerged from their mother’s womb last month holding hands.
# triple double bogeys
Rory McIlroy dropped shots like [insert joke here] at Memorial today
The world number six needs to find some birdies to salvage his Memorial challenge.
# damage control
Weatherman saves tiny shivering kitten from tornado rubble
The little thing was very cold, very wet, and very sad.
# holding on
Twins born holding hands after surviving rare birth condition
“There wasn’t a dry eye in the whole OR,” their mother told reporters.
# Prom Night
Teenager takes his great-granny to school dance - because she never had one
“Can’t wait to see my beautiful date in her stunning dress,” the 19-year-old tweeted before the dance.
# let it go
News anchor performs entire snow report in the style of Let It Go from Frozen
# scotstoun
Speedster Carlin Isles to join Glasgow Warriors in Pro12 -- reports
Despite signing a ‘futures’ deal with an NFL franchise, Isles could get his rugby union chance this season.
# formerly sheila
'Sexy' is literally this woman's name, because she changed it yesterday
The name’s Sexy. Sexy Crabtree.
# Lucky Escape
After 3 days stuck in a frozen drainpipe, this cat has a nice warm home
Piper was ‘muddy, emaciated and hypothermic’. But he made it!
# tis the season
Coffee shop appeals for tip jar thief to come forward... so they can help him
The Nervous Dog Coffee Bar are holding a food drive for the man caught stealing on camera.
# oh my gourd
Here are the pumpkins a guy used to propose to his girlfriend
He must have been good with a Stanley knife.
# Dead and Alive
Man takes legal prove he's alive
An Ohio man who left the state for years is finding it hard not to be legally dead.
# Kidnapping
Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro may have died in sex act, not suicide
Reports from the state of Ohio say that guards falsified their observation logs after the kidnapper was found dead in his cell.
# Cleveland
Castro family claim body as investigation continues
Castro, who was accused of keeping three women captive, was found dead in his cell on Tuesday of this week.
# doing time
Man forced to hold 'IDIOT' sign outside police station
He has to stand there for a week.
# Ohio
Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro found dead in his prison cell
CBS television and other US news outlets reported that the former Cleveland, Ohio school bus driver, who was sentenced to life in prison last month, was found dead in his cell late last night.
# fun fun fun
The Beach Boys accidentally interrupt couple's wedding
But they invited the bride on stage to make up for it.
# love story
Couple married for 65 years die 11 hours apart
Is someone chopping onions?
# back to reality
Man comes back to life 45 minutes after his heart stopped
Tony Yahle’s ‘body’ was being prepared by nurses when he showed signs of life.
# News Fix
Here Is What Happened Today: Thursday
Everybody’s talking about the possible Dublin Bus strike, the pay for trainee nurses and life in prison for Ariel Castro.
# ariel castro
Kidnapper of Ohio women accepts sentence of more than 1,000 years
Ariel Castro pleaded guilty to his crimes and accepted a life sentence, avoiding the death penalty.
# foreclosure fail
Bank breaks into wrong house, repossesses it, sells owner's belongings
It wasn’t even her bank!
# Bah Humbug
Ohio woman sentenced to five Christmases in jail
The former license agency employee pleaded guilty to accepting payments to falsify records for immigrants.