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Donut capers stymie police in Oregon

PORTLAND Ore. - Police in a Portland suburb have a sticky situation on their hands: for more than a month, mysterious vandals have been smearing pastries on cars, depositing donuts in lawns and leaving cakes strewn about the streets.

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Donated skulls in Washington state lead to more human remains

SEATTLE - Authorities in Washington state were looking for a person who donated three human skulls to a thrift store last month, and said on Monday their pleas for information had instead prompted the handover of yet more human remains.

U.S., 21 Jul 2014

Black and white are the new orange at a county jail in Michigan

- Black and white are the new orange in a Michigan county where the sheriff has made a wardrobe change for jail inmates after a TV series brought new popularity to the vibrant color associated with prisoners.

U.S., Entertainment, 21 Jul 2014

Chicago Cubs sue fake team mascots accused of hustling fans

- The Chicago Cubs are suing two men accused of posing in bear costumes as mascots for the Major League Baseball team and lurking around Wrigley Field, hustling fans for tips and in one case getting into a bar brawl.

Sports 19 Jul 2014

Father posts photo of sexually abused son online in donation plea

- A Florida father who severely beat an 18-year-old man he said he caught sexually assaulting his son posted the child's photo on a fundraising website to solicit donations for the boy's recovery, police said on Tuesday.

U.S., 12:51pm EDT

Authorities identify mummified remains of woman in Detroit suburb

- A woman whose mummified remains were found in her garage in a Detroit suburb up to five years after her death has been identified through DNA tests, an official said on Friday.

U.S., 18 Jul 2014