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Darth Vader Robs Bank
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‘Darth Vader’ Robs Bank With Gun, Possibly ‘The Force’

Darth Vader may be a fearsome Jedi master, but it seems even he needs some extra cash now and then. Last week, a man wearing a Darth Vader mask successfully robbed a bank in Ohio then fled the scene on a BMX bike. Did you forget where you parked your TIE fighter, Lord Vader?

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Dallas Naljahih Facebook
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Teenage Criminal Genius Arrested After Leaving Homework at Crime Scene

Dallas Naljahih maybe smiling in this Facebook photo of his, but he won't be after news of his alleged burglary escapade does the rounds on the internet. The 18-year-old from Orem, UT, was arrested on suspicion of burglary after police say he left his homework at the crime scene.

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Drunken Grandparents Tow Child in Toy Car
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Drunk Grandparents Busted for Towing Child in Toy Car

In what may be the most egregious example of bad babysitting ever, a pair of grandparents were arrested on Sunday for drunk driving and child endangerment after police found them towing a seven-year-old-girl in a Hot Wheels car behind their SUV. Seems like something for the 'Jackass' crew, not the grade-school set, doesn't it?

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Obiwan hit and run
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‘Obiwan Kenobi’ Arrested for Hit-and-Run

Here's a warning: If you change your name to that of an iconic movie character, you better not go out and commit crimes. Because if you do, we will post your driver's license on this site for all to see.

Meet "Obiwan Kenobi." Or, as some of his friends call him, "Ben." The force was decidedly not with the 37-year-old when he was involved in a five car accident in Roseville, CA, back in March.

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Man Thrown in Jail for Wearing Saggy Pants

Judges are charged with maintaining conduct and decorum in the courtroom. But did one Alabama judge go too far when he sentenced a 20-year-old man to jail for wearing saggy jeans?

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Kate Upton Carl's Jr.
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Woman Calls 911 to Report ‘Nasty’ Hardee’s Burger

Donna Marie Nichols isn't the first person to use 911 to lodge a complaint about her fast food order. By our count Burger King, McDonald's and Subway have all driven patrons to turn to emergency services.

But, as far as we know, this Tennessee woman is the first person to call 911 on Hardee's. So welcome to the big time, home of the Thick Burger.

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Grandmother Chases Down Purse Snatcher
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82-Year-Old Granny Chases Down Purse Snatcher

Sylvia Miller of Ohio may be 82-years-old, but that doesn't mean she's an easy mark for thieves. Last Wednesday, the spry octogenarian actually chased down a criminal who had snatched her purse. Go, granny!

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Real-Life Hamburglar Steals from McDonald's
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Real-Life Hamburglar Steals from McDonald’s Drive-Thru

On Sunday, a young man seemingly drew inspiration from the mischievous McDonaldLand character Hamburglar and stole a $20 bag of food from a McDonald's drive-thru in Maine. It's unclear whether he shouted "Robble robble!" while escaping.

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Medical Marijuana Delivery Man Claims He Was Robbed By Ninjas

Was a medical marijuana delivery man in West Covina, CA, actually robbed by ninjas last week? That's what the man, who is only described as being in his 40s, alleges. And so far the police are taking his claim seriously.

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giant slice of pizza stolen
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Florida Police on the Lookout for a Giant Slice of Pizza

There is a six-foot-tall slice of pizza on the loose in or around Lakeland, FL. Described by police as having pepperoni, mushrooms, green peppers and black olives, it's actually a promotional costume for the local Papa John's.

As you can see in the surveillance tape below, the slice was swiped by a man who appears to be around 18 with a serious taste for pizza. 

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Want to Stop Teenage Criminals? Make Fun of Their Zits

Shopkeepers in the UK have found the best way to deter teenage criminals may be to simply appeal to their vanity. One solution? Installing pink outdoor lighting that highlights and emphasizes acne. Now that's just cold.

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Wisconsin Man Treats Local Denny’s Like It’s His Own Kitchen

You may have eaten at Denny's and thought, "Ugh, I can cook better than this," but you probably didn't barge into the restaurant's kitchen to test out the theory. However, one man in Wisconsin did.

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Cop Steals from Fridge
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Cop Faces Charges After Stealing Food from Work Fridge

At one point or another, we've all fallen victim to the theft of food from an office fridge. In general, most of us chalk it up as a minor annoyance. But police in Deer Park, Texas were so fed up with an office thief that they ran a sting to catch him in the act. And, it turns out, the culprit was a cop.

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Wonder Woman's Car Gets Stolen
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Help an Ailing Mom Get Her Wonder Woman Car Back

You'd think that being a superhero would make you immune to the attention of car thieves, but, no. Recently, a superfan who's been known to occasionally dress like Wonder Woman had her superhero-themed car stolen. Where's Toronto's Batman when you need him?

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College Student Faces Trial for Stealing $2 Pumpkin

Theft charges serious enough to warrant a jury trial typically involve stolen goods that are pretty expensive (just ask Lindsay Lohan about that).

But you don't have to steal high-dollar stuff to get in that kind of trouble -- in fact, a New Mexico college student is about to go on trial for allegedly forgetting to pay for a $2 pumpkin.

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