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Innocent Woman Attacked By K-9 For ‘Being In The Wrong Place At The Wrong Time’ Files Suit

A Minnesota woman who was taking out her trash was attacked by a police dog on the hunt for two burglary suspects—and now she’s suing the dog’s officer, The Washington Post said.

The 5-year-old police dog, Gabe, was allowed to roam on a 20 foot leash at the time of the September attack, according to body cam footage. As the officers chased down the suspects, Gabe ran past a dumpster and bit the right arm of Desiree Collins, 52, refusing to let go.

“Please,” Collins yelled, according to the footage. “Help me!”

Gabe released Collins after 30 seconds of clenching. “What did I do to him?” Collins asked.

“Nothing,” an officer responded. “Just in the wrong place at the wrong time.”

But Collins is now filing a federal suit against one of the officers, Thaddeus Schmidt, for the incident.

“What you have here is a completely innocent person taking out their garbage … and a

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New Netflix Doc Tells Amazing True Story Of How ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Saved Innocent Man From Death Penalty

A new Netflix documentary shows the incredible story about how an episode of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” was used to stop a man from being put to death for a crime he didn’t commit.

“Long Shot” tells the story of Juan Catalan, arrested for the murder of a 16-year-old girl in 2003.

NME reports that he had long maintained his innocence by saying he was at a Los Angeles Dodgers baseball game on the night of the crime. Catalan mentioned that it looked like somebody was filming something at the game, but he wasn’t sure what.

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The filming was for the show “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” a 2004 episode in which Larry David takes a prostitute out to a ball game. Raw tapes of the episode revealed footage proving

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