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The male peregrine falcon that calls South Bend home has been spotted in recent weeks with a female companion, according to Carol Riewe, a local raptor rehabilitator.
"Two to three weeks ago we noticed for the first time two birds chasing pigeons downtown," Riewe told the South Bend Tribune (http://bit.ly/1cUoZyC ).
Guinevere, the female peregrine falcon who nested in South Bend for 10 years before her death in January, never laid an egg before the end of March, Riewe said.
Riewe said the female has a federal band on its right leg and a state band on its left leg, though no one's been able to read them yet.
Authorities say two armed robbery suspects are in custody and a third is being sought following a lengthy high-speed vehicle chase that ended with a crash and gunfire in Orange County.
Police Corporal Anthony Bertagna says the three male suspects held up an individual outside a Santa Ana taco stand early Thursday morning.
A now-former District Court judge in Albuquerque who was arrested and accused of raping a prostitute won't be prosecuted.
Prosecutors in Bernalillo County asked the Santa Fe district attorney to handle the case because of a potential conflict of interest.
A 41-year-old man has been given 20 to 60 months in prison for setting fire to a house in the Nebraska Panhandle city of Alliance.
Authorities say Alliance officers broke out a window and pulled Gonzalez to safety after he set the fire.
CARACAS, Venezuela — Gentilina Radaelli is sweeping away shards of glass from an advertising billboard that rioters have ripped from its base and flung into a major avenue. A fallen tree and a metal bar are tangled with it to complete the barricade.