Judge performs wedding after sentencing
The family of a murder victim has demanded an apology from a San Diego Superior Court judge who performed a wedding for the killer minutes after sentencing him to a lifetime in prison. In a letter to Judge Patricia Cookson, the family of Kevin Santos asked her to explain her actions and warned they will file a complaint with the California Commission on Judicial Performance, U-T San Diego reported Monday.
Man steals money during reception
A man wearing a stocking over his head dashed into a Cyprus wedding reception and made off with a bag filled with cash and checks from well-wishers. The weekend robbery occurred in the town of Limassol. Police have detained a 32-year-old suspect but haven't found the bag or the money.
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Thief stole grass, Austrian police say
Austrian police are seeking witnesses to an unusual theft — of huge amounts of grass, mowed secretly from a farmer's field. A police statement says the theft occurred around Liebenfels. It says a farmer reported his field mowed and the grass gone on Monday. Police say the owner estimates its worth at more than $4,000 as fodder.
Compiled from wire services and other sources.