Archive for January, 2008

Dumb Crook: Man tries to rob credit union twice in one month – Recognized – Arrested

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Date: January 30th, 2008

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GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – Grand Rapids Police caught a bank robbery suspect when he tried to hold up the same credit union twice in one month. We say “tried” because employees recognized the man before he could actually walk into the West Michigan Credit Union on Front Avenue. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Stupid: Man pulled over by police for throwing bottles at a truck – Find half-pound of marijuana

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Date: January 30th, 2008

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HARTFORD, Connecticut – Police said they found a half-pound of marijuana in a man’s car after they pulled him over for throwing bottles at a truck on Interstate 84 in East Hartford.
Trucker Francis Lescher of New Jersey, called police around 2 a.m., saying a driver would not let him pass, then started slowing down and throwing bottles at his truck. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Dumb Crook: Crowbar slipped out of her pants as she was lurking around a church – Said she was going to the bathroom

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Date: January 30th, 2008

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SWEETWATER, Tennessee – A woman has been charged with possession of burglary tools after police said a crowbar slipped out of her pants as she was lurking around a church.
McMinn County Sheriff’s Deputy Rick Shadrick pulled into the church parking lot early Saturday morning after he spotted a car parked near the building. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Bizarre: Bicyclist tased for not having lights on his bicycle at night

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Date: January 30th, 2008

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HAMILTON CITY, California – A man riding a bicycle with improper lighting equipment was shot with a Taser stun gun Wednesday night as he ran from a deputy who tried to stop him for the infraction.
After repeated attempts, Glenn County sheriff’s deputy Cale Smith said he finally got the attention of the rider on Sierra Street, who jumped from the bike and began running.
After a half-block chase and several warnings from Smith that he would use the Taser, he did. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Stupid: British Teen Filmed Herself Trying to Kill Parents

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Date: January 29th, 2008

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A British girl tried to kill her parents — and filmed her murder attempt — according to testimony presented to a jury on Tuesday, the Daily Mail reported.
The girl, then 15, allegedly tried to strangle her mother in the living room of the family’s house in St. Neots, about 57 miles northwest of London, while she was working on the computer.
She also is accused of planning to stab her father with a pair of scissors once he realized what was going on, according to the Mail. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Dumb Crook: Man arrested for fourth time for stealling from parking meters – He plugged an extension cord for his drill into the Capitol guardhouse

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Date: January 29th, 2008

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West Virginia – In the quiet early morning hours in Charleston’s East End, the soft purring of a small engine can sometimes go unnoticed.
But Capitol police and security guards now know to pay attention to such noises. They could mean someone is breaking into another parking meter.
William David Sailsbury, 44, of Charleston, was arrested Monday for the fourth time in a little more than a month and charged with stealing money from parking meters near the state Capitol.
At one point last month, Sailsbury was so brazen he plugged an extension cord for his drill into the outside of the Capitol guardhouse on Piedmont Road, said Randy Mayhew, deputy director of the state Division of Protective Services. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Nutty: Brawl breaks out at Chuck E Cheese – 80 People Involved

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Date: January 29th, 2008

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FLINT TOWNSHIP, Michigan – Police still aren’t sure exactly what sparked a brawl among 80 people Saturday night at Chuck E Cheese, 3489 Miller Road.
The first call came in at 8:53 p.m. concerning a fight among three teenage girls at the pizza parlor. A Genesee County Sheriff’s paramedic and state troopers quickly got the fight under control, and canceled other officers headed that way to back them up.
But a few minutes later, the officers sent out a second call as the fight erupted again, and quickly turned into “a knock-down, drag-out between 75 and 80 people,” said Flint Township police Sgt. Tim Jones. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Scary: This is your pilot speaking – Your co-pilot just flipped out and has been speaking loudly to himself and acting in a peculiar fashion

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Date: January 29th, 2008

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Ireland – Air Canada has confirmed the co-pilot of an Air Canada flight from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport to London was admitted to an Irish hospital after becoming ill in the cockpit yesterday.
“The co-pilot fell ill during the flight and the captain elected to divert to Shannon,” Air Canada spokesman Peter Fitzpatrick said today. But Fitzpatrick would not confirm a report by the Irish Independent newspaper that the co-pilot suffered a nervous breakdown and is undergoing psychiatric care after being forcibly removed from the flight, saying the airline doesn’t provide details about personnel issues. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Stupid: Boyfriend in the passenger seat suggested woman call 911 on her cell phone to report her own drunken driving – So she did

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Date: January 29th, 2008

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Wisconsin – A rural Fox Lake woman early Sunday was able to give a detailed description of a suspected drunken driver and the suspect ‘s vehicle to a Dodge County sheriff ‘s dispatcher.
That ‘s because the woman was calling from that vehicle — a tan 2002 pickup truck — and she was driving it, Dodge County Sheriff Todd Nehls said.
The woman ‘s boyfriend in the passenger seat suggested she call 911 to report her own drunken driving, so she did, Nehls said. The boyfriend was not driving, she said, because he was too drunk. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Family Fun: Grandma locks boy in dog crate – Boy mad because family took a trip without him and was trying to poison the family

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Date: January 29th, 2008

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Pennsylvania – A 10-year-old boy locked in a feces-laden dog crate by his grandmother had apparently been spiking his family’s drinks with household chemicals for some time, said Washington police.
The boy, a student at the Washington Park Elementary School, was angry that his family took an out-of-town trip recently without him and laced their drinks with lamp oil and a household cleaner, said Washington city police officer James L. Markley. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Still Dead: Man Shows Up At His Own Funeral – Struggles to return from the dead

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Date: January 29th, 2008

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WARSAW, Poland – Red tape is preventing a Polish man from returning from the dead.
Piotr Kucy, 38 and from the city of Polkowice in southwest Poland, was wrongly identified by authorities last August as a drowned man, only to show up a few days after his own funeral.
Despite pointing out the fact that he was alive to government officials, Kucy still remains dead in official records, stopping him from working and paying social insurance. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Ironic: American Lung Association Holds Awards Banquet At Governor’s Mansion – Exposed to a rare lung disease caused by bats in the mansion

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Date: January 29th, 2008

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Iowa – The Iowa Department of Public Health is asking that anyone who visited Terrace Hill on November 29th get tested for histoplasmosis, a fungal disease often spread by bird or bat droppings. Several cases of the disease were reported last month among employees of the American Lung Association.
State, county and federal health investigators at first focused on the association’s office on Douglas Avenue as a possible source of the fungus. But they also learned of other people who had been infected, and they linked the cases to Terrace Hill, which was the site of a lung association awards event the night of Nov.29. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Not Pregnant: Couple claiming they were having quintuplets received thousands of dollars in donations from the community

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Date: January 29th, 2008

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LADY’S ISLAND, South Carolina – A couple claiming they were having quintuplets and received thousands of dollars in donations from the community have been arrested for obtaining goods under false pretences.
Nancy Cantu and her boyfriend Juan Solis were arrested by the Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office at their home around 7:30pm Monday. The Sheriff’s Office has been investigating the couple after their claim of having the quintuplets gained large amounts of media and community attention. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Equality: Store will no longer charge women more for bigger bras

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Date: January 29th, 2008

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LONDON – Forty years after feminists threatened to burn their bras, British women have won another battle in the fight for equality.
Asda, Britain’s second-biggest food retailer and owned by U.S. giant Wal-Mart, says it will no longer charge women more for bigger bras in its George fashion range. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace

Look Out McDonalds: Eating junk food appears to lower stress levels

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Date: January 29th, 2008

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Australia – New Australian research shows that eating junk food appears to lower stress levels.
Professor Margaret Morris from the University of New South Wales conducted research on mice who had been separated from their mothers.
Animals given junk food appeared less stressed and agitated than those fed on a healthy diet. Full StoryDiscount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace