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■ Fred Motlo, an am­bu­lance su­per­vi­sor in San Luis Obispo, Calif., said Will Ste­wart got a para­medic in­tern­ship even though he never men­tioned that he had per­formed the Heim­lich ma­neu­ver on a man in a cof­fee­house right be­fore his in­tern­ship in­ter­view.

■ Aubrey Dunn, New Mex­ico’s land com­mis­sioner, said his of­fice is go­ing af­ter “dirt ban­dits,” the term he uses for high­way crews from Hud­speth County, Texas, who re­port­edly cross the state line to take dirt, sand and gravel from New Mex­ico’s land.

■ Lawrence Perry, 83, was ar­rested on an at­tempted-mur­der charge on ac­cu­sa­tions that he shot a 58-yearold man dur­ing an ar­gu­ment at a fast-food restau­rant in Birm­ing­ham, Ala., over what po­lice said was a 2-year-old dis­pute about a pool game.

■ Sarah Rowan, a South­west Air­lines em­ployee whose own fa­ther died of leukemia, tracked down a can­cer pa­tient’s miss­ing lug­gage that con­tained med­i­ca­tion and sen­ti­men­tal items and drove from Nashville, Tenn., to Pitts­burgh to leave it at the pas­sen­ger’s doorstep.

■ Char­lie Bose­man, chief deputy coroner in An­der­son County, S.C., said a 22-year-old man and two women safely es­caped from a mo­bile-home fire but the man died when he went back in­side to grab his cell­phone and didn’t make it back out.

■ Jared An­der­son, 29, a for­mer high school English teacher in San An­to­nio, was sen­tenced to 10 years in prison af­ter plead­ing guilty to sex abuse counts for host­ing par­ties where he en­cour­aged boys to get naked and have sex.

■ Eric Jack­son, mayor of Tren­ton, N.J., got a non­profit to re­move from city prop­erty a metal sculp­ture of a hand mak­ing the OK sign cre­ated by sum­mer campers, ages 12 to 15, af­ter get­ting com­plaints that the work too closely re­sem­bled a gang sym­bol.

■ Wil­liam Young, 54, of Colum­bus, Ohio, con­victed in 1999 for stalk­ing a woman, faces a fed­eral cy­ber­stalk­ing charge af­ter ha­rass­ing let­ters, emails and on­line post­ings were di­rected at a county sher­iff and his fam­ily over the nearly 20 years since Young’s stalk­ing ar­rest, pros­e­cu­tors said.

■ James O’Neal, 83, was charged with man­slaugh­ter af­ter telling his daugh­ter that he fa­tally shot her mother 30 years ago when he wres­tled a gun away af­ter she threat­ened to kill her­self and then said, “Let me show you how it’s done.” and pulled the trig­ger, de­tec­tives in Palm Beach County, Fla., said.

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