News from the Field

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Tourist Held for Pocketing Beach Stones

A Mississippi man collected two fragments of rock from a beach while vacationing with his wife in Turkey. He packed them in his luggage for the trip home on Sunday but didn't make it past the... Read More

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Surfer Rescued After 27 Hours At Sea

South African surfer Brett Archibald was found by rescue crews on Wednesday after drifting unaided in the ocean for 27 hours. Archibald was travelling on a boat from from Padang, Indonesia, to the... Read More

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1 Dead After Climbing Accident in Australia

One person drowned and one is unaccounted for after an accident on a sea cliff near Australia's Noosa National Park. Police received a call at about 2:30 local time on Friday that the pair, a woman... Read More

Photographer: Daniel P Davis/Flickr

Flood Could Push Carp Into Lake Michigan

Flooding in the Des Plaines river could wash invasive Asian carp into Lake Michigan. In a blog post on Weather Underground, meteorologist Jeff Masters said that the river was set to experience a... Read More

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Tim DeChristopher to Leave Custody

On Sunday April 21, after 21 months in federal custody, activist Tim DeChristopher will walk out of a Salt Lake City halfway house and begin three years of probation. His first full day out of... Read More