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June 13, 2014

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Bill Murray photobombs engagement photo, because of course he does

Bill Murray is turning engagement crashing into an art form. After successfully crashing a bachelor party last month, the comedian has now photobombed a couple taking engagement photos. — USA Today

Falcons to be on ‘Hard Knocks’

The Atlanta Falcons will be featured on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” during training camp, the team announced Thursday. “We are excited about the opportunity to give our fans a behind the scenes look at what it takes to prepare an NFL team for the rigors of a 16-game regular season and beyond,” Falcons owner and chairman Arthur M. Blank said. “This marks the first time that our franchise will be featured on ‘Hard Knocks’ and we look forward to showcasing our great players and coaches to football fans all across America.” — ESPN

Cops: Dad tried to deal pot to uniformed officers -— with baby in tow

Terandell Curlee Coleman, 28, allegedly asked two uniformed Panama City, Fla., cops in an unmarked car if they wanted to score some pot. Coleman reportedly left his infant son unattended in a stroller several feet away while he tried to negotiate the deal. — WMBB

Feds seek to keep spying by local police secret

The Obama administration has been advising local police not to disclose details about surveillance technology they are using to sweep up basic cellphone data from entire neighborhoods. Citing security reasons, the administration has intervened in routine state public records cases and criminal trials to prevent information about the use of surveillance technology from being released. — Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Border agents in Texas warned not to talk to media

Eligio “Lee” Pena, an assistant chief patrol agent, warned more than 3,000 Border Patrol agents in an email that journalists looking for information about what President Obama has described as a humanitarian crisis are likely to ask for information. The email said agents should not speak to reporters, on or off duty, without advanced permission and warned that anyone who does could be charged with a crime. — ABC News

Woman stuffs Publix lobster tails down her pants

Police say they quickly cracked alleged shellfish shoplifter Nichole Reed’s plan for pilfered lobster tails. The 30-year-old Orange City, Fla., woman, police allege, planned to trade the seven tails she stuffed down her pants at a DeLand Publix either for Chinese food or prescription pills. — Orlando Sentinel


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