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Man Arrested for Trying to Break Into Taylor Swift’s House

A 24-year-old man took the bus from Wisconsin to Nashville with a very specific plan -- to spend Taylor Swift's birthday with her. It didn't work out quite like he had hoped.

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Burglar Found Naked in Home Holding Family Chihuahua

If you're in the market to commit a felony, you've got to get creative these days. With tons of weird crimes already on the books like the NHL dude who was arrested while wearing a Teletubby costume or the guy who was caught cooking pot pie in his tightie whities, it's hard to be original. We've recently come across a law-breaking situation that's pretty refreshingly unique, though. Keywords: naked guy, terrified Chihuahua and laundry.

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10 Year Old Girl Steals From Cell Phone Store to Fund Video Game Habit

10-Year-Old Thief Steals Over $1,600 So She Can Play Video Games

In China's Quangang, Fujian province, a ten year-old girl is now in big trouble after she stole $1,600 from a cell phone shop to buy video games. Had it not been for the security cameras catching a video of her crawling on the floor, she would've gotten away with it too.

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Couple Kidnaps Handyman And Forces Him To Do Home Improvements

If you have stuff around the house that needs fixing, normal people have one of two options: you either do it yourself, or pay somebody else to do it for you. Neither of those options appealed to 36-year-old Jason DeJesus and 33-year-old Chanelle Troedson of Morgan Hill, California. So instead they lured a local handyman to their home and beat him until he agreed to spend the day fixing stuff around their house, gratis.

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[UPDATE] First Court Appearance for Matthew Partridge from Winslow, Charged with Killing Justin Smith of China

Matthew Partridge of Winslow who allegedly shot a man to death outside the 'You Know Whose Pub' in Waterville Tuesday night is facing a murder charge. He had his initial appearance in Waterville District Court Wednesday. He is charged with shooting to death Justin Smith of China.

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Lewiston Police Arrest Man After Armed Standoff

There was an armed standoff last night at the Morning Star Motel in Lewiston last night. The police had blocked off a section of Lisbon Road near the motel and surrounded the building with guns drawn. Lewiston police were joined by the Maine State Police Tactical Team to assist in the operation.

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Christmas Crooks Are on the Loose This Holiday Season — Dollars and Sense

Employee theft and shoplifting will cost retailers nearly $9 billion this holiday season, and unfortunately it's the upstanding consumer who pays for that loss in the end.

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Murder Spreads Through a City Like an Infection in the Body

Murder is more like an infection than a random act, according to a new study. This may help police contain a city's homicide rate, through better understanding of where future murders are more likely to occur.

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U.S. Marshal's Office

[UPDATE] New Hampshire Couple on Run After Abusing 3 Year Old Boy, Found in Florida

The Plaistow, NH couple wanted by police and accused of child abuse have been found. Police have been looking for Roland Dow and Jessica Linscott for 2 weeks since Linscott's 3-year-old son, James, was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

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[UPDATE] 4 More ‘John’ Names Released in Kennebunk Zumba Prostitution Scandal

More names have been released in the Kennebunk prostitution ring involving Alexis Wright, a Zumba instructor in Kennebunk. Today 4 more names were revealed by the Kennebunk Police.

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