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An image from documents released by the U.S. Attorney's office shows the fossil of a Tyrannosaurus bataar dinosaur. (credit: US Attorney's Office Southern District of New York)

Fossils Dealer Gets 3 Months In Prison For Smuggling Tyrannosaurus Skeleton

A New York U.S. District judge on Tuesday sentenced a Florida fossils dealer to three months in prison for smuggling a 70-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus skeleton out of Mongolia.

06/03/2014

American Noelle Pikus-Pace celebrates after securing the silver medal in women's skeleton at the Sochi Olympics on Feb. 14, 2014. (LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

American Pikus-Pace Goes Into Retirement With Silver In Women’s Skeleton

Britain’s Lizzy Yarnold won the season’s first race on a technicality. The season’s last race, there was no argument. There’s also no arguing that America’s Noelle Pikus-Pace will retire happy.

02/14/2014

An image from documents released by the U.S. Attorney's office shows the fossil of a Tyrannosaurus bataar dinosaur. (credit: US Attorney's Office Southern District of New York)

Smuggled Dinosaur Skeleton Returned To Mongolia

It was seized by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents after it was sold at auction in New York City for over $1 million last year.

05/06/2013

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Police: Remains Found In S.I. Basement Deemed Human, Death Ruled Homicide

The skeleton was found in the basement of the home last month after Tropical Storm.

10/19/2011