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Joey the pet squirrel foils Idaho house burglary

Feb 17, 2017

Joey the pet squirrel foils Idaho house burglary

A pet squirrel named Joey prevented a burglary attempt in Idaho last week by scratching the teen suspect when he tried to break into a gun safe, police said. The unidentified teenager told officers that the squirrel’s attack “scared him, obviously, because he wasn’t ...

Wife, son charged in slaying of Missouri KKK 'imperial wizard'

Feb 14, 2017

Wife, son charged in slaying of Missouri KKK 'imperial wizard'

The wife and stepson of a Ku Klux Klan leader found fatally shot next to a river in eastern Missouri have been charged in his death. Malissa Ann Ancona, 44, and her 24-year-old son, Paul Edward Jinkerson Jr., were charged Monday with first-degree murder, ...