Police: Man hid stolen shoes in his pants

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla., July 13 (UPI) -- Police in Florida said they arrested a man after he ran from a Sears store with six pairs of shoes stuffed into his pants.

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Cow heart left on porch

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Police in Oregon are investigating after a box containing a cow heart was left at the front door of a home.

U.N. closes refugee office in Timor-Leste

DILI, Timor-Leste, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The U.N. refugee agency closed its office in Dili, the capital of Timor-Leste, after more than a dozen years, saying its work is concluded.
Willis in talks to star in 'Kane & Lynch'

Willis in talks to star in 'Kane & Lynch'

LOS ANGELES, June 3 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Bruce Willis reportedly is in talks to headline a big-screen adaptation of the popular video game "Kane and Lynch: Dead Men."

British banker dies in drinking contest

MANCHESTER, England, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- A young British banker died from alcohol poisoning after re-enacting a drinking game from the film "American Pie," officials said.

Lottery scammer and winner killed

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 19 (UPI) -- A Florida man who won a legitimate lottery jackpot after being convicted of counterfeiting lottery tickets has died in a mysterious killing.

Teens accused of plan for school bloodbath

CAMDEN, N.J., April 7 (UPI) -- Four South Jersey teenagers have been charged with planning a Columbine-style massacre at a suburban high school.

17-year-old barred from PTA position

WESTMONT, N.J., July 9 (UPI) -- A 17-year-old New Jersey youth has been barred because of his age by the state PTA from taking a PTA position to which he was elected.

NFL Draft underclassmen

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Maryland 32, Wake Forest 14

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- A week after a disappointing loss, 23rd-ranked Maryland grabbed a berth in the Peach Bowl Saturday with a 32-14 victory over Wake Forest in the Atlantic Coast C