A raccoon sitting on the stump of a tree in the Beaches in Toronto. The Toronto Star's Amy Dempsey thinks there's a particularly smart one in her neighborhood.
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Nancy Crampton-Brophy has been charged with the murder of her husband, Daniel Brophy. She is the author of romantic suspense novels and, in a 2011 blog post, outlined various motives and methods of killing a husband.
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The FBI says it has recovered a pair of ruby slippers worn in The Wizard of Oz that were stolen from a Minnesota museum in 2005. One of several pairs of slippers worn by Judy Garland in the movie are seen here in 1996.