Tuesday September 17, 2019

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Man steals judge’s nameplate, posted Facebook photo of himself with it

MSNBCNote to thieves. If you steal a nameplate from a judge, don’t let anyone post a picture of you holding it on Facebook.

Death-row Inmate’s Final Words: ‘Potato, Potato, Potato’

TucsonCitizenArizona death-row inmate Robert Towery was executed by lethal injection Thursday for a 1991 murder in Paradise Valley. In his last words, he apologized to his family and to the victims, then stated his final three words: “Potato, potato, potato.” His reference to potatoes was a message to a nephew who witnessed the execution, and referred to the distinctive sound made by a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.

Man Arrested After Homemade Cannon Kills Girlfriend

FoxNewsA man was arrested Tuesday after a homemade cannon blasted through his mobile home, killing his girlfriend in a mountain community near San Diego, authorities said.

NASCAR Bans General Lee over Confederate Flag Concerns

FoxNewsCooter is fighting mad. Ben Jones, one of the stars of the hit television show “The Dukes of Hazzard,” is waging a war of words with NASCAR after they banned the General Lee from Phoenix International Raceway because the car’s rooftop Confederate flag.

Florida Mom Accused Of Selling Sex With Daughter, 6, To Buy Drugs

FoxNewsPolice accused a Florida mom of selling sex with her six-year-old daughter to pay for drugs, the Florida Times-Union reported Tuesday.

Saints admit to ‘bounty’ program

CNNThe New Orleans Saints admitted Tuesday to paying bonuses for hits that would knock opposing players out of a game, vowing the practice won’t be repeated.

Decorated War Veteran Dies Trying To Save His Children From Fire

FoxNewsA decorated Green Beret leapt from the second-story of his burning home early Tuesday, wrapped himself in a blanket and ran back inside in an attempt to save his two young daughters.

Judge Imposes Lifetime Driving Ban On 17-Year-Old Boy

CBSA Rhode Island judge says he imposed a lifetime driving ban on a 17-year-old boy after a serious car accident because he wanted to send a message about reckless driving.

Woman 81, wins huge PowerBall jackpot

UPIAn 81-year-old Rhode Island woman claimed the third-largest PowerBall jackpot in the game’s history – $336.4 million.

Woman painting nails detained after flight

MSNBCA passenger onboard a Southwest Airlines flight was detained by police after arguing with a flight attendant over nail polish, KTRK Channel 13 in Houston reports.

Brando estate, Harley settle boot-name scuffle

MSNBCThe estate of Marlon Brando and Harley-Davidson backed down from their legal brawl over a boot that bears the late actor’s name.

Washington McNugget gets $8,100 eBay bid

UPIAn Iowa woman who found a McDonald’s McNugget she believes resembles former President George Washington said the item fetched an $8,100 bid on eBay.

New Mexico Robber Might Have Left Severed Finger

FoxNewsAlbuquerque police say a robbery suspect may have left a piece of his finger behind at a crime scene.

Sleep study video captures last hours of man’s life

FoxNewsA video camera meant to capture a 25-year-old man’s sleep patterns ultimately recorded the last hours of his life.

Zamboni driver charged with driving drunk

UPIPolice in Minnesota said a man seen erratically driving a Zamboni at an ice rink had a blood-alcohol content of 0.32 percent.