Archive for December, 2007

Florida newspaper discovers readers like to read Nutty Nutty News

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Date: December 30th, 2007

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Florida – You have an appetite for weird news, for funny, short stories about dumb criminals. You want to know about the bank robber who notified the media before the heist. You really like the stories about naked people walking down the street and then trying to explain it to the cops. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty Nutty News Advertising

20 years for college student bandits

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Date: December 30th, 2007

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CINCINNATI, Ohio – Two college students who claimed they were trying to raise tuition money through armed robberies got a tough lesson in court Thursday.
A Hamilton County common pleas judge sentenced Andrew Butler and Christopher Avery to 20-year prison terms and told them dire financial straits don’t justify breaking the law. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty Nutty News Advertising

Trucker Drives Off San Diego-Area Pier

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Date: December 30th, 2007

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NATIONAL CITY, California – A trucker hauling a load of Volkswagen cars drove his cab and several cars into San Diego Bay after blacking out at a marine terminal, authorities said.
The unidentified driver suffered some kind of medical emergency and drove off a pier at the terminal Saturday afternoon, said fire department Capt. Sergio Mora. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty Nutty News Advertising

Pizza robber charged in friend’s murder even though police say he didn’t pull the trigger

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Date: December 29th, 2007

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St. Louis – The pizza deliveryman who shot and killed a robber hasn’t been charged with any crime — but the dead robber’s accomplice was charged today. That alleged accomplice, Rodney Reese, 18, ran from the scene after his friend was shot in Pagedale on Thursday night. The charges against Reese are second-degree murder, first-degree robbery and two counts of armed criminal action. Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty Nutty News Advertising

Customer shoots two people in Hooters restaurant – Didn’t want to pay

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Date: December 29th, 2007

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KNOXVILLE, Tennessee – Authorities in Tennessee are searching for a man who shot two people when he opened fire outside a Hooters restaurant. Police say the customer fired several shots into the Hooters restaurant in Knoxville after getting into a disagreement over a tab he was refusing to pay. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty Nutty News Advertising

Sponsor takes Hannah Montana tickets away from girl who won them with false essay

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Date: December 29th, 2007

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GARLAND, Texas – A 6-year-old girl who won four tickets to a Hannah Montana concert with an essay falsely claiming her father died in Iraq isn’t going to the show after all.The contest’s sponsor, a store chain named Club Libby Lu, withdrew the prize Saturday and awarded it to another contestant. It didn’t identify the new winner.“With this decision, we hope to revive the intended spirit of the contest, which was designed to make a little girl’s holidays extra special,” Club Libby Lu chief executive Mary Drolet said in a statement Saturday. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty Nutty News Advertising

Norwegian cruise ship hits glacier – Captain orders free drinks on the house

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Date: December 29th, 2007

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – A Norwegian cruise ship carrying some 300 people lost engine power during an electrical outage and struck an Antarctic glacier, smashing a lifeboat but causing no injuries, officials said Saturday. The engine started again and the liner continued to King George Island for an inspection. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty Nutty News Advertising

27 animals seized from Animal Angels Horse Rescue – Treated badly

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Date: December 29th, 2007

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LARIMER COUNTY, Colorado – Larimer County Sheriff’s investigators seized almost 30 animals from Animal Angels Horse Rescue Saturday morning. “Every time any of the personnel were on the scene to evaluate the condition of the animals, the water buckets were all frozen over, there weren’t stock heaters, tank heaters in the water, there was inadequate water, and again, the feed wasn’t a good quality feed,” Sheriff Alderden said. Full /StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty Nutty News Advertising

Christians banned from saying ‘Allah’

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Date: December 29th, 2007

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Malaysia – A Malaysian newspaper is reporting that Christians in that Muslim nation are being banned from using the word “Allah.”
“We cannot let other religions use it because it will confuse people,” Malaysia’s Deputy Internal Security Minister, Johari Baharum, told the DNAIndia publication.
He said “only Muslims can use the word ‘Allah.’” Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty Nutty News Advertising

Docs cut open wrong leg – She can’t move either leg … she can’t move

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Date: December 29th, 2007

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Canada – A Brampton family is frustrated after their 72-year-old grandmother had the wrong leg cut open during Christmas Day surgery at the city’s new hospital.
But residents demanding better hospital care say the alleged medical mistake is one more in a long list of complaints they’ve heard since the Brampton Civic Hospital opened Oct. 28. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty Nutty News Advertising

Three dogs inherit $800,000 estate

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Date: December 29th, 2007

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HAGERSTOWN, Maryland – They’re not as loaded as Leona Helmsley’s pooch, but three Maryland canines are plenty rich enough to live high on the dog.
The dogs — named Buckshot, Katie and Obu-Jet — inherited $400,000 and a house in Hagerstown with the death last year of owner Ken Kemper. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty Nutty News Advertising

Students’ Cell Phone Texting After Classmate’s Suicide Sparks Panic

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Date: December 29th, 2007

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AUGUSTA, Arkansas — Rumors spread by cell phone text-messaging flew through a school after a student’s suicide, rumors that other kids planned to kill themselves, that students planned to bring weapons to school, that there was going to be “a shoot ‘em up.” Panicked parents rushed to take their children home.
But police and officials at Augusta High School say the panic turned out to be only a way for students to avoid taking semester-ending exams. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty Nutty News Advertising

Anthrax Kills Eight Who Ate Camel in Religious Celebration

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Date: December 29th, 2007

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KABUL, Afghanistan — Eight Afghans who ate an infected camel as part of a religious celebration died of what health experts suspect is a rare case naturally occurring anthrax, officials said Saturday.
The deaths, in the southwestern province of Nimroz, included two women and an infant, said Dr. Abdullah Fahim, an adviser to Afghanistan’s health minister. Ten others fell sick.
Laboratory results have not yet been completed, so officials cannot say positively the deaths were anthrax related. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty Nutty News Advertising

Burglary Suspect Gets Robbed at Gunpoint Hours After Release

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Date: December 29th, 2007

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NEW BEDFORD MA — A burglary suspect who gave a false home address to police after his arrest didn’t count on one thing — getting robbed himself.
Police say 22-year-old Daniel Cabral was arrested Wednesday and charged with burglarizing a University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth building. He was arraigned and released until his next court date.
Hours later, he was robbed at gunpoint while walking home from a bar. He reported the robbery to police, this time giving them his real address instead of the phony address he reported earlier in the day, according to authorities. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty Nutty News Advertising

Man accused of stealing a bra – I took her bra, but I didn’t know nothing about her panties

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Date: December 29th, 2007

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SANTA FE, Texas – A woman returned home last weekend to find a barefoot man in her living room, she told police.
The man ran away.
Later, she said, she found that one of her bras and a few pairs of panties were missing, and she called police.
Charles Michael Clark, 30, who lives nearby, was arrested Sunday at his home. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty Nutty News Advertising