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Google's Self-Driving Car Stopped by Police for Slow Driving

A Mountain View Police officer pulled over a Google self-driving care for driving too slowly last week. There was no one in the driver's seat to ticket for the vehicle's sluggish progress through a 35 mile-per-hour zone, according to the police department's blog.

But the cop did question the remote operator, even if he issued no citation. The officer stopped the car and made contact to learn more about how the car was choosing speeds along certain roadways and "to educate the operators about impeding traffic."

DC Cop Stops Teen Fight With Dance-Off and Gains National Acclaim

A Washington DC police officer won the president's respect and lots of street credit when she defused a teen fight with some dance moves last week. The officer reportedly tried to clear an area where two teenagers were fighting when one woman walked up to her and started dancing. The officer laughed and danced back. Their moves were memorialized on video and the recording went viral, the Washington Post reported.

Police Crack Down on Driving and Drinking ... Coffee

You've done it and seen it done. People driving and drinking ... coffee. Doesn't seem like a crime, right? But it could be distracted driving, a violation of traffic rules that could get you ticketed in Minnesota.

On Monday morning, Lindsey Krieger was pulled over for sipping java while driving on I-94 in St. Paul. She told Fox 9 News, "I was completely dumbfounded. I thought it was a joke!"

The homemade clock that 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed brought to school on Monday may have looked innocent enough, but his eagle-eyed teachers weren't fooled. One saw the ticking converted pencil case as "possibly the infrastructure for a bomb."

Officers were quick to respond. They immediately took Mohamed into custody before the small circuit board, digital display, and decorative tiger hologram could cause further disruption.

People of North Carolina: Did you ever worry that your local police and prosecutors weren't working hard enough to stop teenage flirting? Do you ever wish cops were aggressively patrolling for consensual acts of communication? Or maybe you're concerned that law enforcement wasn't swooping in fast enough to protect young people from no harm whatsoever.

Well, if that's the case, you can rest easy tonight. Because the hammer of justice is coming down hard on two North Carolina teenagers who consensually texted sexually explicit photographs of themselves to each other.

Meet Bear. Bear is a very good dog. Who's a good boy? Bear. Who deserves a treat? Bear does. Because Bear is part of the police team that nailed ex-Subway ad man Jared Fogle on child pornography and underage sex charges.

In fact, without the help of Bear's very, very good dog nose, law enforcement may have lacked the essential evidence necessary to get Fogle's guilty plea. We all owe Bear a belly rub.

I know, we all do the same thing at red lights and interstate exit ramps -- try not to make eye contact with the panhandlers and their cardboard signs. But here's a reason to pay more attention next time: those homeless-looking beggars might be cops.

If they see you unbuckled or texting while driving, you're getting a ticket. San Bernardino police officers pulled over 53 cars and issued 50 citations in a three-hour sting this month, all while posed as panhandlers.

It must be handy to have a local politician in your pocket at your beck and call.

In Chelsea, Oklahoma, about two hours north of Oklahoma City, a local politician meddled in a DUI arrest. Now the entire police force has resigned en masse? What happened?

The Tewksbury Police Department paid $500 to regain access to its computer files after an anonymous hacker encrypted their data.

The department received a pop-up ransom note that read, "Your personal files are encrypted. File decryption costs ~ $500." After numerous attempts to unlock the data themselves, Tewksbury paid the ransom in bitcoin.

No Charges for 92-Year-Old Driver Who Hit 9 Parked Cars in Wis.

Have you seen the viral video of a car hitting about nine other vehicles in a Wisconsin parking lot? Thankfully, no one was injured, and bystanders were able to get the driver to stop.

It turns out the driver, Russell Kerr, was a 92-year-old man whose foot became stuck on the gas pedal, Milwaukee's WISN-TV reports. The man panicked and lost control of the car. Police said Kerr wouldn't be charged with a crime, as they considered his actions accidental.

But will he be sued by the cars' owners? And will the state DMV let him keep his license?