Fla. man dressed as Rambo fires uzi in bar

Fla. man dressed as Rambo fires uzi in bar

March 16 (UPI) -- David Allen Noble was charged with attempted first-degree murder and three counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
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Calif. death row inmate claims autism exempts him from execution

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Lawyers for a California death row inmate who appeared to have exhausted all legal appeals now say their client is autistic and shouldn't be executed.

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Nevada sting leads to arrests in alleged plot to kill police officers

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Las Vegas authorities said an undercover police operation stopped a plot by members of an anti-government movement to kidnap and kill police officers.
Tenn. newspaper fires editor for Obama editorial headline

Tenn. newspaper fires editor for Obama editorial headline

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- A Tennessee newspaper said it has fired an editor for running a headline on an editorial telling President Barack Obama to "take your jobs plan and shove it."

City considers grand and rapid foreclosure solution

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 15 (UPI) -- A plan to sell 163 tax-foreclosed properties to a land bank in one deal in Grand Rapids, Mich., offers a solution to potential blight, a city official said.

Donations replace stolen wedding gown

LUFKIN, Texas, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A Texas woman whose wedding dress was stolen said she replaced the gown using donations from regulars at a diner where she used to work.

Man allegedly uses Bible for rolling paper

ROCK HILL, S.C., March 9 (UPI) -- Guards at a South Carolina jail who smelled marijuana coming from a holding cell found a joint rolled in a page from a Bible, officials said.

Mich. police seek missing bank executive

DETROIT, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Police in Michigan say they are looking for clues in the disappearance of an executive of a financially struggling bank.

Suspected killer surrenders

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- A man suspected of killing a man, three women and two fetuses whose bodies were found in a burning Oklahoma City house surrendered early Tuesday, police said.

Next 'DWTS' cast named

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Pop stars, country stars, a rodeo star and a U.S. Olympic gold medalist are in the lineup for the upcoming season of "Dancing with the Stars," ABC said Sunday.

Prolific Portland bomb-threat caller held

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Federal prosecutors in Oregon say a Portland man will be sentenced in February for calling in dozens of bomb threats.

Flies are given federal protection

WASHINGTON, May 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has extended federal protection to 12 species of Hawaiian picture-wing flies under the Endangered Species Act.

Mexico arrests U.S. border agents

MEXICALI, Mexico, May 4 (UPI) -- Mexican authorities arrested two U.S. border patrol agents for bringing illegal ammunition into the country.

Macy's windows feature Muppet movie scenes

NEW YORK, March 19 (UPI) -- Macy's New York City's flagshop store at Herald Square is featuring floral renditions of scenes from the film "The Muppets' Wizard of Oz" in its windows.
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