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A city in America can't figure out why it smells like cat pee
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# Unfortunate

A city in America can't figure out why it smells like cat pee

Dec 3rd 2015, 6:20 AM 16,102 Views 8 Comments

Smelly cat, smelly cat, it’s not your fault.

Man was jailed for a month after police mistook soap for cocaine
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# Pennsylvania

Man was jailed for a month after police mistook soap for cocaine

Nov 18th 2015, 6:05 AM 8,015 Views 15 Comments

The man had to pay thousands in court costs and missed Thanksgiving with his toddler.

Life sentence for woman who kept disabled people in a 'dungeon' and collected their welfare
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# Philadelphia

Life sentence for woman who kept disabled people in a 'dungeon' and collected their welfare

Nov 6th 2015, 9:52 PM 30,882 Views 26 Comments

“There is no penalty that is too harsh for the people that did this. The word horrific is not sufficient.”

WATCH: An enormous US military blimp broke loose and floated for 140 miles today
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# Free At Last

WATCH: An enormous US military blimp broke loose and floated for 140 miles today

Oct 28th 2015, 8:28 PM 15,326 Views 27 Comments

It dragged a mile-long tether behind it, and has left 20,000 homes without electricity.

This prisoner somehow managed to escape despite being shackled to a hospital bed
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This prisoner somehow managed to escape despite being shackled to a hospital bed

Oct 17th 2015, 8:30 AM 16,448 Views 11 Comments

Alexander Erb, 26, used a nurse as an obstacle as he hopped off a stretcher and escaped.

Two men charged over brutal murder of teen babysitter, after 31-year investigation
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# Barbara Rowan

Two men charged over brutal murder of teen babysitter, after 31-year investigation

Oct 3rd 2015, 9:00 PM 42,539 Views 31 Comments

Police say they’ve solved the shocking 1984 murder of 14-year-old Barbara Rowan.

You can buy Buffalo Bill's house from Silence of the Lambs for €270,000
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# 8 Circle Street

You can buy Buffalo Bill's house from Silence of the Lambs for €270,000

Aug 19th 2015, 8:48 PM 16,647 Views 26 Comments

“May I use your phone please?”

Beauty queen arrested after faking cancer to raise money
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# Bad Idea

Beauty queen arrested after faking cancer to raise money

Aug 12th 2015, 9:04 PM 22,895 Views 17 Comments

She reportedly shaved her head at one point.

Man caught drinking beer with hogs in the nip told cops: "I just like pigs"
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# Just Hangin' Out

Man caught drinking beer with hogs in the nip told cops: "I just like pigs"

Jul 17th 2015, 7:53 PM 19,694 Views 22 Comments

He was drinking a six-pack of Hamm’s. No, really…

This Irish student just got an asteroid named after him
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# Outer Space

This Irish student just got an asteroid named after him

May 15th 2015, 8:30 PM 15,884 Views 17 Comments

It’s thanks to his winning of a major SciFest prize.

Watch this kid solve a Rubik's Cube in 5.25 SECONDS
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# Impressive

Watch this kid solve a Rubik's Cube in 5.25 SECONDS

Apr 27th 2015, 2:15 PM 17,687 Views 30 Comments

He set the world record on Saturday.

Teenager (16) charged with murder after 'sending Snapchat selfie with body'
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# Pennsylvania

Teenager (16) charged with murder after 'sending Snapchat selfie with body'

Feb 9th 2015, 3:48 PM 26,420 Views 0 Comments

A parent of one of the recipients passed a screenshot on to police.

Did an Irish woman live to be 134?
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# Christmas Day

Did an Irish woman live to be 134?

Dec 25th 2014, 4:00 PM 33,247 Views 22 Comments

Mary Murphy claimed to have been born in 1770.

Is this the world's saddest council Christmas tree?
# Treegic
# Treegic

Is this the world's saddest council Christmas tree?

Nov 23rd 2014, 2:30 PM 7,184 Views 1 Comment

The tree is so pathetic, locals have started a campaign against it.

Irish-born US judge suspended over porn emails scandal
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# Pennsylvania

Irish-born US judge suspended over porn emails scandal

Oct 22nd 2014, 9:30 AM 13,628 Views 26 Comments

McCaffery exchanged emails with a member of the Office of Attorney General that depicted sexual acts .

Body falls out of coroner's van and rolls into traffic
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# Body Blow

Body falls out of coroner's van and rolls into traffic

Jul 14th 2014, 11:18 AM 30,147 Views 29 Comments

The coroner’s office says that a door malfunction caused the incident.

Woman climbs tree to rescue cat, has to be rescued herself
# That's Cat
# That's Cat

Woman climbs tree to rescue cat, has to be rescued herself

Jun 17th 2014, 4:52 PM 2,663 Views 0 Comments

That’s your cat now lady.

Column: Ireland can't replicate the US shale gas boom – and it shouldn't try
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# Fracking

Column: Ireland can't replicate the US shale gas boom – and it shouldn't try

Mar 6th 2014, 7:30 PM 226 Views 23 Comments

Ireland would like to replicate the US shale gas boom but geography, history, and lack of energy infrastructure will prevent this – and the risks to the economy might not be worth the benefit from any gas produced, writes John O’Donnell.

Man shares his own 'Wanted' pic on Facebook... gets caught 45mins later
# I'm With Stupid
# I'm With Stupid

Man shares his own 'Wanted' pic on Facebook... gets caught 45mins later

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:13 AM 4,399 Views 1 Comment

Not the world’s brightest star.

'Jihad Jane' sentenced to 10 years for plot to kill artist
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# America

'Jihad Jane' sentenced to 10 years for plot to kill artist

Jan 6th 2014, 5:59 PM 15,294 Views 23 Comments

“I don’t want to be into jihad no more,” Colleen LaRose told the judge.

Two-month-old girl shot dead in Pennsylvania
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# America

Two-month-old girl shot dead in Pennsylvania

Dec 26th 2013, 6:39 PM 29,845 Views 42 Comments

The tragedy occurred on Christmas Eve.

Pastor who officiated son's same-sex wedding to go on "church trial"
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# Religion

Pastor who officiated son's same-sex wedding to go on "church trial"

Nov 18th 2013, 2:30 PM 14,129 Views 133 Comments

The pastor officiated the ceremony six years ago, but now could face losing his job.

Man calls police after lunch stolen from office fridge
# Crimewatch
# Crimewatch

Man calls police after lunch stolen from office fridge

Oct 22nd 2013, 9:49 AM 7,867 Views 6 Comments

We’ve all been there.

Take a trip inside a 'naked haunted house'
# In The Nip
# In The Nip

Take a trip inside a 'naked haunted house'

Oct 1st 2013, 9:05 AM 1,837 Views 0 Comments

And see people getting scared without their clothes on.

Man charged with drunk-driving his lawnmower
# Trimming
# Trimming

Man charged with drunk-driving his lawnmower

Sep 19th 2013, 6:45 PM 944 Views 0 Comments

It was 1.30am when he was arrested in Pennsylvania.

Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs'
# Ashes To Ashes
# Ashes To Ashes

Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs'

Sep 11th 2013, 7:30 PM 955 Views 1 Comment

The box of ashes was stolen from a van in Pittsburgh.

Man dresses up as ninja to 'help police'
# Crafty Creeper
# Crafty Creeper

Man dresses up as ninja to 'help police'

Aug 16th 2013, 11:00 AM 1,002 Views 0 Comments

Pity the neighbours didn’t see it that way.

Pics: ‘Unfounded threat’ forces flight from Shannon to land in Philadelphia
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# US Airways

Pics: ‘Unfounded threat’ forces flight from Shannon to land in Philadelphia

Aug 7th 2013, 8:20 PM 37,637 Views 86 Comments

The threat has transpired to be unfounded with all 171 passengers and 8 crew as well as the Boeing 757 aircraft itself cleared following a screening by authorities.

Girl dressed as 'Naked Pope' angers Catholic diocese
# Surplice Effort
# Surplice Effort

Girl dressed as 'Naked Pope' angers Catholic diocese

May 1st 2013, 3:31 PM 26,842 Views 127 Comments

The student reportedly shaved her pubic hair into the shape of a cross while handing out condoms.

Caretaker accused of drinking $100,000 worth of rare whiskey
# High Spirits
# High Spirits

Caretaker accused of drinking $100,000 worth of rare whiskey

Mar 25th 2013, 10:03 AM 21,225 Views 29 Comments

The vintage spirit was about 100 years old.

US town stops alcohol sales for Patrick's Day celebration
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# Ditch The Drink

US town stops alcohol sales for Patrick's Day celebration

Feb 22nd 2013, 6:45 AM 11,191 Views 43 Comments

Bars, restaurants and off-licences in Pennsylvania are supporting the alcohol-free zone in a bid to curb drinking.

Man 'broke out of jail cell to go for a beer'
# Gonna Be An Ale Break
# Gonna Be An Ale Break

Man 'broke out of jail cell to go for a beer'

Jan 31st 2013, 10:50 AM 9,352 Views 17 Comments

Timothy Bonner broke the cell door off its hinges before stopping for a cold one, US police said.

One of Pennsylvania slain had been decorating hall for children's party
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One of Pennsylvania slain had been decorating hall for children's party

Dec 22nd 2012, 11:31 AM 6,762 Views 8 Comments

Police still trying to discover motive behind shooting of three people in a rural area of Pennsylvania.

Four dead, including gunman, in Pennsylvania shooting
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# Shooting

Four dead, including gunman, in Pennsylvania shooting

Dec 21st 2012, 6:09 PM 25,521 Views 75 Comments

Three state troopers were also injured in the incident which left three men and one woman dead.

Toddler dies after falling into wild dogs pen at Pittsburgh Zoo
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# Tragedy

Toddler dies after falling into wild dogs pen at Pittsburgh Zoo

Nov 5th 2012, 9:46 AM 11,228 Views 21 Comments

The 2-year-old boy had been standing on a railing overlooking the enclosure when he lost his balance and fell in.

The final countdown: Obama and Romney in last push for votes
# US 2012
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# US 2012

The final countdown: Obama and Romney in last push for votes

Nov 5th 2012, 7:55 AM 2,600 Views 1 Comment

The candidates are criss-crossing the key battleground states with just hours to go before the US decides on Obama or Romney.

Costumed girl shot by relative after she is mistaken for skunk
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Costumed girl shot by relative after she is mistaken for skunk

Oct 22nd 2012, 9:05 AM 13,291 Views 52 Comments

The nine-year-old girl was hit in the shoulder, arm, back and neck after a relative mistook her for a skunk at a Halloween party on Saturday.

Man tries to rob $1 from bank in prison bid
# Hold Up
# Hold Up

Man tries to rob $1 from bank in prison bid

Oct 10th 2012, 12:11 PM 11,002 Views 25 Comments

The man walked into a Pennsylvania bank and asked tellers to hand over just one dollar.

Sandusky runs risk of sexual assault in prison
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Sandusky runs risk of sexual assault in prison

Oct 8th 2012, 8:31 PM 4,378 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the ex-football coach’s lawyer says the 68-year-old will speak before his sentencing.

Man takes at least one person hostage in Pittsburgh office building
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# Pittsburgh

Man takes at least one person hostage in Pittsburgh office building

Sep 21st 2012, 6:29 PM 3,140 Views 3 Comments

Police had been communicating with the man via Facebook, but the page is said to have been shut down.