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Stolen Prosthetic leg found near stadium

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a prosthetic leg reported stolen from a veteran in a wheelchair outside the Eagles-Giants football game in south Philadelphia was later recovered on a subway train. Sonny Forriest Jr., who is known for singing for fans outside Phillies and Eagles games, told police that he had taken off his prosthetic leg during his performance. He said he was packing up to leave when a woman in her 20s wearing Eagles gear who appeared intoxicated approached and took the leg. Police said a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority conductor found the leg at about 1 a.m....

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Thief posed as Guest, Stole Gifts from Wedding Party

WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — Police are looking for a man they say posed as a guest at a Connecticut wedding reception and stole gifts from the bride and groom. They say the man fled the Longshore Inn in Westport on Saturday night with a birdcage filled with wedding cards, many apparently containing cash for the couple. Police used dogs to try to track the man. They recovered the empty birdcage. The wedding crasher was seen on video surveillance cameras. Police have released screen grabs in the hope somebody might recognize...

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