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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's hippest hot dog stand helped elevate the lowly sausage into a culinary superstar by stuffing it with exotic ingredients including escargot, foie gras and rattlesnake. When the owner announced the gourmet shop was closing, everyone expected encased-meat...
CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. (AP) — A New York supermarket employee has been accused of leaving the store with $1,200 worth of meat hidden in his pants. State police say Gregory Rodriguez, of Ossining, is charged with fourth-degree grand larceny. Rodriguez works at the A&P in...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — In a story Sept. 30 about a beer advertisement being installed on grain silos, The Associated Press erroneously reported the company that paid for the ad. The ad was paid for by Buffalo-based Labatt USA, not Toronto-based Labatt Breweries. A corrected...
BEIJING (AP) — The 10,000 pigeons released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks. The...
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York boy and his cat, a principal and her dog — and lasers. They all came together in teenager Draven Rodriguez's senior portrait, which ended up with him holding his cat, Mr. Bigglesworth, and Schenectady High School principal Diane Wilkinson...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A cluster of 100-foot-tall grain silos in Buffalo is being turned into the world's largest six-pack. Crews are installing rolls of vinyl wrap spelling out Labatt Blue on six silos at the former GLF grain mill operation near the city's Lake Erie waterfront,...
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — An inmate's escape from a jail in Washington state went undetected for two days last week until the man's defense lawyer stopped for a visit and he couldn't be found. Rhyan Vasquez, 19, was back in custody in Marysville City Jail, north of Seattle,...
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California have arrested a fraud suspect accused of evading police for more than four hours by befriending a homeowner who invited him into his home for a meal. Dominique Arnett Tabb, 35, of San Francisco, was taken into custody...
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California have arrested a fraud suspect accused of evading police for hours by befriending a homeowner who invited him into his home for a meal. Officials say Dominique Arnett Tabb of San Francisco was arrested in the Silicon...