Archive for May, 2009

Charity Poker Game Raided By Police – Seized $500 that was to feed the poor

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Date: May 30th, 2009

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BUXTON, Maine – Buxton police raided a building where people were trying to raise money to give free food to the needy.
State police said the game was illegal.
That’s because whenever a gambling tournament is held to raise money for a group and takes place at its headquarters, a permit is needed and the co-op didn’t have one. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comHalf Price Costumes

Airline Captain: If there are any law enforcement officers on board, please identify yourselves

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Date: May 30th, 2009

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Pacific Ocean – At 40,000 feet over the Pacific, the only thing vacationing San Jose police officers Luan Nguyen and Manny Vasquez wanted was to catch some Z’s, maybe see an action movie. What they heard instead was the captain: “I have a situation on board. If there are any law enforcement officers on board, please identify yourselves to a flight attendant.” More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comWolfgang’s Vault

Zombie costume gets man arrested

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Date: May 30th, 2009

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Seattle – A man dressed for an evening zombie crawl chose a costume that was a bit too realistic, and it ended up getting him arrested.
Wearing all black, knee pads and a gas mask, and carrying what looked to be a machine gun, he walked into the Metro Clothing store Friday evening on Capitol Hill. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comChampion Catalog

Man kills cell phone thief

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Date: May 30th, 2009

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SAN ANTONIO – A man on trial for murder testified Thursday he only meant to scare his victim into returning his phone, but instead shot and killed the man.
Christopher Solis testified in his own defense about the events on the night of April 17, 2007, that led to the shooting death of Anthony Ramos. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comBonsai Boy

Zoo Officials Serve Poison Instead of Syrup in Sno-Cones

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Date: May 30th, 2009

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WICHITA – Officials at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita are getting rid of blue sno-cones after a mix-up involving commercial degreaser.Four people became ill Thursday when a zoo employee poured a degreasing agent into the sno-cone machine instead of flavored syrup. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comDrs. Foster and Smith

Homicide Suspect Arrested at High School Prom

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Date: May 30th, 2009

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PITTSBURGH — Police have arrested a Pittsburgh homicide suspect at his high school prom and taken him to their headquarters in a white tuxedo. The 17-year-old boy arrested Friday at the Schenley High School prom is accused of participating in a March 1 robbery in which a 16-year-old accomplice was shot in the back by accident. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comWine.com

Your Money – Lawmakers Bill Taxpayers For TVs, Cameras, Lexus

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Date: May 30th, 2009

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WASHINGTON – Florida Rep. Alcee Hastings spent $24,730 in taxpayer money last year to lease a 2008 luxury Lexus hybrid sedan. Ohio Rep. Michael Turner expensed a $1,435 digital camera. Eni Faleomavaega, the House delegate from American Samoa, bought two 46-inch Sony TVs. The expenditures were legal, properly accounted for and drawn from allowances the U.S. government grants to lawmakers. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comBliss World

Man driving with toddler hanging out car window arrested on drug charges

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Date: May 29th, 2009

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HOBE SOUND — A 43-year-old man was arrested on drug charges after sheriff’s deputies stopped him when they saw a toddler partially hanging out of his car window.
Hobe Sound resident John W. Williams told Martin County Sheriff’s deputies he had just put out a marijuana cigarette when he was stopped along Bridge Road on Wednesday afternoon. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comLandscape USA

Woman dragged and killed by her own car

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Date: May 29th, 2009

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Santa Monica – A preliminary investigation revealed that the driver was having mechanical problems with the vehicle’s starter. She crawled under the front of the car and started it by touching the starter solenoid with a screwdriver. The vehicle, which was left in drive with the emergency brake off, rolled forward and onto the woman. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comPet Street Mall

82-year-old man beat girlfriend in dishwasher fight

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Date: May 29th, 2009

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Florida – A 74-year-old woman told Volusia County deputies her boyfriend strangled and beat her because she loaded the dishes into their dishwasher the wrong way. Lillian Keller told deputies her live-in boyfriend, 82-year-old Joseph F. Strauch became angry at her on Wednesday afternoon after she loaded the dishes at their Deltona home, a Volusia County Sheriff’s Office report said. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comBilliards.com, Inc.

Man In Woman’s Thong Charged With Burglary

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Date: May 29th, 2009

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ANDERSONVILLE, Tennessee – Deputies said a man who was caught wearing a woman’s thong and lingerie top was charged with burglarizing a home.
Chief Deputy Mark Lucas said deputies caught 42-year-old Larry Moore, who was wearing only panties, in an abandoned farm house. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comVermont Teddy Bear

Former Hit Man Closes Pizzeria

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Date: May 29th, 2009

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PALM COAST, Florida – Owner Joseph Milano was charged in January when deputies said he assaulted and pistol-whipped two men who complained about their calzone order. Deputies later discovered that Milano, 41, is actually Joseph Calco, a former mob hit man turned federal witness. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comBare Necessities

Schools’ seating students at the end of tables may force 400 students to retake tests

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Date: May 29th, 2009

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Nearly 400 Oklahoma City high school students may have to retake tests for college credits because of a mistake in how they were seated for the tests. The College Board requires students who take the Advanced Placement courses to be seated along the sides of tables. The Oklahoma City school district allowed some student to sit at the ends of the tables. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comPark Seed

School hall monitor extends his jurisdiction to city streets

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Date: May 29th, 2009

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Texas – A Dallas Independent School District hall monitor is accused of waving a gun and threatening a woman in a road-rage incident Thursday morning. Bobby Strogen, 47, is being held on suspicion of aggravated assault in the Dallas County jail. He cut her off at least two more times before pulling alongside her vehicle and yelling that he would kill her as he pointed a silver handgun at her. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comSwiss Knife Depot

Clown Funeral

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Date: May 29th, 2009

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Ohio – Bellefontaine’s Hi-Point Church of Christ Pastor Mike Sandlin leads eight pallbearers dressed in full clown regalia at the funeral of Norman Thompson, life member of Antioch Shrine Funster Clown Unit. More… Discount Magazine SubscriptionsDiscount Cigarettes and TobaccohostWink.comJust My Size