Neighborhood to be evacuated after WWII bomb found

BERLIN — German police say a Berlin neighborhood will be evacuated after construction workers uncovered an unexploded bomb with its fuse intact that was dropped by an Allied plane during World War II.

Police said Monday the 550-pound American bomb was discovered midday during work in the Rummelsburg neighborhood of the capital, a little more than a mile from a former stretch of the Berlin Wall that has been painted by artists known as the East Side Gallery, a popular tourist destination.

A radius of 250 yards around the bomb site will be evacuated Tuesday morning as disposal experts defuse and remove it.

World War II bombs are still found regularly in many major German cities, more than 70 years after the Nazis were defeated.

Police use 'Pokemon Go' to lure fugitives

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Police in New Hampshire's largest city have gotten the "Pokemon Go" bug, trying to lure fugitives with the popular app.

A post on the Manchester Police Department Facebook page announces that police recently detected one of the more rare Pokemon characters — a Charizard — in the booking area. The post invites those whose names appear on a list linked to the post to be "one of the lucky ones" to come capture the Charizard.

The list includes the names of the more than 500 fugitives on the department's wanted persons roundup.


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Sgt. Eric Knight said Sunday the post has yet to net an arrest. But it has been popular with its Facebook followers.

Since the post went up late Saturday night, it has captured more than 13,000 "likes."

Associated Press