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Woman who shot husband to save officers found dead in home

GREENFIELD, Ind., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- An Indiana woman who was cleared in the fatal September shooting of her husband has been found dead in her home, police say.

Prosecutors puzzled over woman who says husband told her to shoot him

GREENFIELD, Ind., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Indiana prosecutors say they are trying to determine whether, and with what, to charge a woman who says she killed her husband because he told her to shoot him.

UPI NewsTrack Quirks in the News

Woman called 911 for cigarettes ... Teens use iPhone to mimic police lights ... Bus goes wrong way on highway ... Bus passenger warned over smell ... UPI Quirks in the News.

Woman called 911 for cigarettes

GRANBURY, Texas, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- A Texas woman was arrested for allegedly calling 911 to report she needed cigarettes, authorities said.

Watercooler Stories

Cocaine, heroin found in USPS package ... Fla. mayor irked by poor pronunciations ... Bars spar over traditional flat caps ... Charity calls for end to Christmas lists ... Watercooler stories from UPI.

Bars spar over traditional flat caps

CHORLEY, England, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- A British bar responded to a rival's ban on traditional flat caps by putting up a sign to welcome the headgear, along with "clogs and whippets."

NHL: Calgary 4, Minnesota 3

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 11 (UPI) -- Forward Curtis Glencross scored a goal in a seventh straight game Sunday and the Calgary Flames beat Minnesota 4-3 for their third straight win.

NHL: Atlanta 3, Tampa Bay 1

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Kari Lehtonen blocked 40 shots for Atlanta Tuesday, backstopping a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

NHL: Tampa Bay 1, N.Y. Islanders 0

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Mike McKenna recorded his first career NHL shutout Saturday night, helping the Tampa Bay Lightning record a 1-0 victory against the New York Islanders.

NHL: Washington 4, Tampa Bay 2

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Alex Ovechkin had a goal and an assist Monday to lead the Washington Capitals to a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

NHL: Tampa Bay 2, Philadelphia 1

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- A second period goal by left wing Vaclav Prospal stood up Saturday night when the Tampa Bay Lightning recorded a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers.

NHL: PIttsburgh 2, N.Y. Rangers 0

PITTSBURGH, April 27 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh's Marc-Andre Fleury made 26 saves and the Penguins beat the New York Rangers 2-0 Sunday to go two-up in their semifinal playoff series.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Ottawa 0

PITTSBURGH, April 9 (UPI) -- Marc-Andre Fleury recorded his first playoff shutout by stopping 26 shots Wednesday in Pittsburgh's 4-0 blanking of Ottawa.

NHL: Pittsburgh 2, Buffalo 0

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Ty Conklin recorded his third career shutout Saturday when the Pittsburgh Penguins blanked the Buffalo Sabres 2-0.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, Boston 2

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Gary Roberts scored two goals and assisted on a third Sunday, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-2 victory over the Boston Bruins.
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