Dog Crashes Van Into Coffee House

Maybe Bentley was a little groggy, or maybe just really wanted a cup of coffee, but the dog crashed a van into the front of the Cool Beanz coffee shop in St. James, N.Y. No criminal charges were filed against Bentley, whose owner left the dog in the van with the engine running. To Bentley's credit, no one was injured when the vehicle got knocked into drive, although some patio furniture is history.

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STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. We don't know if Bentley was a little groggy, or if he really wanted his cup of coffee. We do know that Bentley crashed a van into the front of the Cool Beanz coffee shop in St. James, New York. No criminal charges were filed against Bentley because Bentley is a dog. His owner left him in the van with the engine running. To the dog's credit, Bentley injured no one when he put the vehicle into drive, although we are told that some patio furniture is history. It's Morning Edition.

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