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Brazil arrest thanks to false teeth

Brazilian authorities seeking to take a bite out of crime caught a lucky break when a purse-snatcher unwittingly left behind key evidence that led to the thief’s arrest: his own dentures. The robber grabbed a woman’s handbag in the small town of Severina, about 430 kilometers (265 miles) from Sao…

Texas officials say no bodies found at home of alleged ‘mass grave’

HOUSTON, Texas — Texas police were investigating a tip-off that a mass grave containing bodies, including the corpses of children, was hidden in a rural area of the southern state, police said. Police were combing the area after being told 25 to 30 dismembered bodies, many of them possibly children,…