Archive for January, 2009

Whisky is a lifesaver for old man trapped under sofa

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Date: January 26th, 2009

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UK – A pensioner who got trapped under his own sofa survived for two and a half days by drinking a conveniently-placed bottle of whisky.
Joe Galliott first became ensnared by his sofa when he tripped over a phone cord during a power cut, sending him tumbling onto the sofa. This made the sofa flip over, landing on top of him and trapping him underneath. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & Tobacco - Nutty News MarketplaceBuckle

Earthquake relief money spent on luxury cars

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Date: January 26th, 2009

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China – Officials in Sichuan province have outraged donors by buying a series of luxury cars while millions of refugees face freezing temperatures in makeshift shelters. Almost every Chinese person donated money in the wake of the Sichuan earthquake last May in a display of charity that unified the country. The disaster claimed the lives of more than 87,000 people and was the deadliest earthquake to strike China for half-a-century. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceThe Occasions Group

Beating suspects and paying off informants with drugs is a way of life for police in Chicago

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Date: January 26th, 2009

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Chicago – This one could come from a punch extended halfway across the country, from a former Chicago cop who allegedly has been recorded on tape telling students at Colorado State University that beating suspects and paying off informants with drugs is just a way of life for police in “Chi-town.” Dexter Yarbrough, a former Gresham District community policing officer, allegedly made the remarks to students in 2008 lectures taped by a graduate student. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceIdentity Direct

Nine-year-old driver runs over elderly woman

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Date: January 26th, 2009

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Chicago, Illilnois – A 9-year-old girl was behind the wheel of a car that ran into an 80-year-old woman and broke both her legs in a Walgreens parking lot Friday night on the South Side.
At 7 p.m. a woman parked her car in the lot of a Walgreens on the 6330 block of South King Drive, leaving her young daughter and the girl’s aunt inside, according to Grand Crossing District police Lt. Timothy Bickham. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceNetflix

Three-Year-Old Girl Found Alone in Chuck E. Cheese

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Date: January 26th, 2009

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BEL AIR, Maryland – The Harford County Sheriff’s Office says it is questioning people believed to be relatives of a 3-year-old girl found abandoned at the Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in Bel Air.
Authorities say the girl told them her name is Keyshanna. She was found without an adult in the restaurant at the Festival Shopping Center shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News Marketplace - Dell Canada

People can catch a virus which makes them fat

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Date: January 26th, 2009

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The virus is picked up from a sneeze, a cough or dirty hands like a cold. The new research supports earlier theories from studies on weight gain. In one test a third of obese people had the rare and highly contagious virus compared to just 11 per cent of thinner people. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & Tobacco - Nutty News MarketplacePersonal Wine

14-year-old boy dresses up as a cop and reports for duty – Put to work

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Date: January 25th, 2009

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CHICAGO, Illinois – Chicago Police say a 14-year-old boy has been charged with impersonating a police officer after he allegedly dressed up in a regulation uniform and reported for duty at a South Side police station. Police spokeswoman Monique Bond says the boy was charged early Sunday after he entered the Third District station and claimed to be a police officer. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceCharles Tyrwhitt

One Dead Following Game Of Quick Draw

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Date: January 25th, 2009

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West Virginia – A 42-year-old West Virginia man died from a gunshot wound in the stomach early Saturday after playing a game of quick draw at a home in the Falls Mills area of Tazewell County, Sheriff H.S. Caudill said Saturday.
Wesley K. Miliam Sr., of Kegley, W. Va., died in the ambulance on the way to Bluefield Regional Medical center shortly after the 4 a.m. incident on Compton Road, said Randy Ann Davis, a spokeswoman for the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceCatherines

Man who shined laser into airplanes sentenced to 3 years

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Date: January 25th, 2009

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CLEVELAND — A Brook Park man who shined a green laser into the cockpits of airplanes and a helicopter last June will spend three years in prison after pleading guilty to those crimes and separate drug dealing charges.
Justin Dewalt, 26, pleaded guilty to several felonies and was sentenced Friday, officials said. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceVitamin World

Public school uses $135,536 in taxpayer dollars to teach 17 kids to figure skate

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Date: January 25th, 2009

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Pennsylvania – Every weekday at the Steel Ice Center, students from the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Performing Arts spend two hours working on turns, jumps and spins as music pumps through the speakers.”We are the only public high school in the United States that provides figure skating,” said Superintendent Tom Lubben. ”It’s horrible and it’s a total waste of taxpayer money,” said Wendy Cole of Hellertown, a founding member of the school who fought against the skating program in 2005 before resigning her seat in protest. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceTop Pills Pharmaceutical Products

Burglars Dressed As Firefighters Steal TV’s

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Date: January 25th, 2009

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Las Vegas – Metro says two men dressed as Clark County firefighters stole two flat-screen TV’s from an apartment complex near Flamingo and Cambridge. Now police are asking for the public’s help to identify the men.
The two men were captured by a security camera on January 9, 2009 between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. The photos show what appear to be two Clark County firefighters inside a hallway as police say they were in the process of stealing two flat-screen TV’s. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplacePetite Sophisticate

Humane Society bulldozes pet cemetery to make way for a dog exercise park

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Date: January 25th, 2009

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Pennsylvania – Ellen Ewing, who has two Brittany spaniels buried in the Humane Society of Lebanon County’s animal cemetery behind its Myerstown headquarters, said she and other pet owners couldn’t believe what they saw recently. She and others “walked around in shock” after seeing how gravestones were removed and markers covered over as the society converts the cemetery to a memorial park. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceSwiss Knife Depot

Boyfriend wouldn’t let her sleep – So she shot him

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Date: January 25th, 2009

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Monroe, Louisiana – A Monroe woman, who said she was angry because her boyfriend wouldn’t let her sleep, shot him with a small-caliber handgun, according to an arrest affidavit. Charged with aggravated battery was Roshonda Anding, 21, of 3002 Burg Jones Lane. She remained in Ouachita Correctional Center on Saturday afternoon with no bond set. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceAmericaRx

Kid Has Temper Tantrum – Parents have to be rescued

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Date: January 25th, 2009

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GLENDALE, California – A teddy bear thrown in a temper tantrum turned into a full-scale search-and-rescue operation after the parents tried to retrieve the stuffed animal, but slipped down a steep Glendale hillside and needed to be rescued. A 10-year-old boy named Soski threw his stuffed animal over a guardrail and down a hillside in the midst of a tantrum around 9 p.m. on Nolan Avenue near McGinn Drive. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceThe Wine Messenger

Printed inside of egg carton – Allergy Advice: contains eggs

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Date: January 25th, 2009

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UK – In these health-conscious times food companies are increasingly keen to warn consumers if ingredients may cause allergic reactions. But one firm has gone a step further by advising shoppers that its boxes of eggs contain…egg. The Happy Egg Company’s six-pack of eggs contains the message ‘allergy advice: contains egg’ inside the lid of the boxes. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes & TobaccoNutty News MarketplaceDiscount Pet Products