Preparing for Holiday Jail Time

A masked man walked into a Louisiana gas station intending to rob the clerk. He didn't notice the uniformed cop standing behind him in line. A California woman is suspected a trying to shoot her husband from behind. The bullet was stopped by his La-Z-Boy chair. Then there's Calvin A. Bennet, accused of murder in Arkansas. Police found him after he posted his own name, picture and address on a dating Web site.

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STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep with news on people who may spend the holidays in jail.

A masked man walked into a Louisiana gas station, intending to rob the clerk. He didn't notice the uniformed cop standing behind him in line.

A California woman is suspected of trying to shoot her husband from behind. The bullet was stopped by his La-Z-Boy chair.

The nurse Calvin Bennet accused of murder in Arkansas. Police found him after he posted his own name and picture on a dating Web site.

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