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Irish Utterly Lose Their Minds Over ... Krispy Kreme

Dublin 24-hour drive-thru shuts down after one week due to chaos

(Newser) - Honking horns, bumper-to-bumper traffic, and tempers converged upon the Irish capital of Dublin over the past seven days—and it was all due to tasty fried dough. Mashable reports that the Sept. 26 grand opening of the city's first 24-hour Krispy Kreme drive-thru quickly resulted in long lines of... More »

Doughnut Shop Robber Gives Victims Consolation Crullers

Sweet treats probably don't make up for losing their cellphones

(Newser) - A suspect robbing a Houston doughnut shop handed out doughnuts to customers whose cellphones he stole, the AP reports. According to the Star-Telegram, the robbery happened at 3pm on Oct. 16 at a Shipley's Do-Nuts. Police released surveillance video this week that shows three men wearing hoodies and bandannas... More »

Dunkin' Donuts Fan Arrested in Quest for 10% Discount

Charles Barry charged with impersonating an officer, improper use of firearm

(Newser) - A Florida man who apparently loves donuts as much as he loves a deal has been arrested after his attempt to pair the two went wrong. Charles "Chuck" Barry got fired up at a local Dunkin' Donuts when employees denied him a 10% police officer discount he'd been... More »

'Pastry Poacher' Killed Bear Lured With Doughnuts

Man fined $7K for illegally killing black bear

(Newser) - A Pennsylvania hunter was fined $7,000 for luring a black bear with doughnuts, then illegally shooting it. Charles Olsen was spotted in his pastry-packed truck a week before hunting season. "Seeing him drive by with an unusual amount of pastries was like watching an individual go down a... More »

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