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World’s Worst Thief Steals Fake Sandwiches

Times are tough. People need money… and food. Sadly, this means that sometimes the ones who are desperate resort to thievery as the only way out. This guy is no exception. To bad for him, his crime is a story that is sure to brighten up your day. All he wanted was a sandwich…

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‘Serial Hugger’ Is Terrfiying Women in the St. Louis Area

It appears as if a new brand of lunatic has emerged from the blistering heat of an excruciating Midwest summer.

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College Student Fakes Kidnapping to Get Out of Handing In Paper

Kids these days are taking the saying “the dog ate my homework” and completely chucking it out the window. Today’s student needs a more up-to-date and convincing reason for missing an assignment, skipping class or failing to complete work. That’s why this story of a college student who faked his own kidnapping is so fascinating.

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9-Year-Old Boy Steals Car with Toy Gun

We don’t generally associate Sweden with carjacking. But Kortedala, a suburb of the city of Gotenberg, was nonetheless the site of one of the strangest car thefts we’ve ever read. It involves a toy gun, a nine-year-old  and an electric car.

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Jerry Sandusky’s Adopted Son Matt Claims His Father Molested Him

Former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky, who was found guilty last week on dozens of counts of child sexual abuse, had been prepared to take the stand in his own defense during his trial — until he learned his adopted son Matt was ready to testify that his father had molested him as a child.

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90-Year-Old Woman Chases Down Mugger

The elderly may seem like easy targets to thieves, but as this story shows, that isn’t always the case. On Monday, an unidentified 90-year-old California woman teamed up with a good Samaritan to chase down a mugger who robbed her outside a convenience store. Is this the beginning of a new crime fighting duo?

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What Are the Most Dangerous Cities in America?

Last week, the FBI announced that violent crime dropped four percent in 2011, compared to a 5.5 percent drop in 2010.

However, according to a 24/7 Wall St. review of 2011 FBI crime statistics, violent crime is on the rise in places that already have the highest rates for it in the country — both murder and burglary have gone up.

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Walmart Robber Seriously Injured by His Own Getaway Vehicle

It never seems to fail — where there’s a twinge of desperation, a nearby Walmart, and just enough faith in a reckless gamble to go over the wall, the derelict sideshow and dumb circus is there.

Apparently, one man from New York does not intend to change that.

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Extremely Graphic Photos of Cannibal Victim Ronald Poppo Released

The first photos of Ronald Poppo, the victim in that horrific face-chewing incident in Miami, have been released. Although doctors say Poppo remains positive and upbeat, the evidence of what he’s been through is brutally apparent.

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Was an Accused Knife-Wielding Robber Sleep(walk)ing On the Job?

A Connecticut man arrested for attempting to rob a woman at knifepoint a while back has come up with an interesting defense — he says he was sleepwalking at the time. We’ve heard of sleep-eating before, but sleep-robbing? That’s a new one.

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