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5 months 1 week ago

Father joins sons in prison

FONDA, N.Y. (AP) - A father is joining his two sons in prison for what authorities say was a two-generation burglary ring that targeted homes in three upstate New York counties. The Daily Gazette of Schenectady reports that 57-year-old John Mickels of Sprakers was sentenced Monday in Montgomery County Court...

2 years 10 months ago

Woman fakes cancer to get free wedding

WHITE PLAINS, New York (AP) - Strangers donated the beautifully embroidered wedding dress, the rings, the honeymoon time-share in Aruba. They acted quickly, too, because the bride was dying of cancer. Or so she said. The New York state attorney general's office said Tuesday that Jessica Vega, 25, has been...

2 years 11 months ago

Engagement ring found at husband's grave

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) - Volunteer searchers using metal detectors have recovered a Texas woman's engagement ring after she lost it at her husband's grave in Colorado. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports Gayle Zompa of Galveston got her ring back last week. It slipped off her finger four months...

3 years 1 week ago

Meth ring runs in the family

CROSS CITY, Fla. (AP) - It's a generational thing: Deputies in Florida say a man, his daughter and his grandson, along with a fourth person said to be a family relative, are accused of working together to manufacture methamphetamine. Dixie County Sheriff's officials say 54-year-old Allen J. Brannin, his...

4 years 5 months ago

Postal workers busted in drug trafficking ring

Seven U.S. Postal Service workers in Puerto Rico have been indicted on charges they shipped thousands of parcels of heroin, cocaine and marijuana through the mail. The Drug Enforcement Administration says they took advantage of their jobs to ship drugs between Puerto Rico, Texas, California and Arizona. Once...

4 years 10 months ago

Fabulous diamond ring donated to Goodwill

A retired jeweler sorting through items donated to a Pennsylvania charity spotted a fabulous find: a 2.6-carat diamond and platinum ring. Officials from Goodwill Industries said the ring has been appraised at $17,600, making it the most expensive item ever donated to Goodwill Industries Keystone Area in Pennsylvania. ...

5 years 1 week ago

Academy continues religious harassment investigation

A religious liberty advocate says he's satisfied with the Air Force Academy's efforts to investigate a possible case of religious harassment at the school. Mikey Weinstein, president of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, said Friday the academy's top commanders are treating the incident seriously. Earlier this month, academy officials...

5 years 2 months ago

Ring worth $1,400 slipped into red kettle

Salvation Army officials say it's no mistake that somebody quietly slipped an envelope with two rings into a Salvation Army red kettle. One ring was a piece of costume jewelry. The other? An antique platinum and diamond wedding ring valued at $1,400. Salvation Army Capt. Tom Fenton says the rings...

5 years 3 months ago

Treasure in the trash

Angelo Pericolo is an admitted neatnik, but his clean streak landed him in a heap of garbage this week. His wife, Bridget, rarely wears her wedding rings and hardly ever eats or drinks anything in the living room. But on Monday she did both, and then took off her...

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