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  1. Georgia man fried to death at Publix, wife sues

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    A Georgia man died after falling into a deep fryer in a Publix in 2015. Now, his wife is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the grocery chain, claiming the store was at fault when he fell into the fryer.

    Publix logo via Wikimedia Commons
  2. Florida woman gets butt lift after stealing money from city of Gainesville

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    GAINESVILLE — A Florida city says a former employee stole money to get a butt lift.

    A Gainesville city report released June 14, 2017, said Natwaina Clark stole $93,000 from the city of Gaineville, using $8,500 to get a butt lift. [Alachua County Sheriff's Office]
  3. Bats force Pasco Fire Rescue crew out of station

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    HUDSON — A Pasco Fire Rescue crew has been edged out of its station after discovering some unwanted nocturnal neighbors.

  4. 'That's not normal.' Dash cam video captures naked Florida man walking away from car crash

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    OCALA — Authorities say a Florida man got out of his car after a crash, stripped off his clothes, walked away from the scene and then damaged a door of the responding deputy's patrol car.

  5. Piano-playing bear strikes viral chord at Colorado apartment (w/video)

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    VAIL, Colo. — Police say it wasn't a burglary — just a black bear that stomped, briefly, on piano keys while rummaging through an apartment in Colorado.

  6. If he only had a driver: Tin Man actor charged with DWI

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    SULLIVAN, N.Y. — A man hired to portray the Tin Man in "Wizard of Oz" author L. Frank Baum's upstate New York hometown was still in his character's makeup when his mug shot was taken after a drunken driving arrest.

    In this June 4, photo provided by the New York State Police, is Nicholas Sherman. The 31-year-old actor had been hired to portray the Tin Man in "Wizard of Oz" in Sullivan, N.Y. and was still in his character's makeup following a drunken driving arrest. [New York State Police via AP]
  7. Peahen takes out $500 in wine after crashing California liquor store (w/video)

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    ARCADIA, Calif. — A female peacock has ruffled more than just feathers at a Los Angeles-area liquor store.

    In this Monday, June 5, 2017 image made from cellphone video provided by Rani Ghanem, bottles tumble as an animal control officer attempts to net a female peacock that wound up inside the Royal Oaks Liquor Store in Arcadia, Calif. Store manager and college senior Rani Ghanem says he tried to guide the sharp-clawed bird outside but that she spooked, at one point flying directly toward him and then up onto a top shelf of the store. [Rani Ghanem via AP]
  8. Florida woman accused of cruelty toward a child after allowing snake to bite her infant daughter (w/video)

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    SEBRING — A woman has been accused of cruelty toward a child after putting a snake in front of her infant daughter and letting it bite the child, WTSP, Channel 10 reports.

    A Highlands County woman is under investigation after apparently posting a video on Facebook showing a red rat snake biting her 1-year-old daughter. [Photo from video]
  9. Florida dive boat captain bitten on hand by 'sea creature'

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    WEST PALM BEACH — Authorities say a dive boat captain known to hand-feed sharks was bitten by a "sea creature" off Florida's Atlantic coast.

    A diver is delivered by paramedics to a Trauma Hawk helicopter at Lighthouse Park in Jupiter on Sunday. [Melanie Bell | Palm Beach Post]
  10. Tattooed 'Joker' accused of pointing gun at Miami traffic

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    MIAMI — Police in Miami-Dade County have managed to arrest the Joker without Batman's help following reports of a green-haired man with tattoos on his face pointing a gun at traffic.

    This photo provided by the Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department shows Lawrence Sullivan, who was arrested in Miami-Dade County, Fla., on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, and charged with carrying a concealed firearm. Police say the self-described "tattoo model" was pointing a gun at moving vehicles. [Miami-Dade Corrections and Rehabilitation Department via AP]