Archive for August, 2009

Woman had boyfriend killed for $200

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Date: August 30th, 2009

Category: Nutty News

have arrested a 21-year-old  woman accused of having her boyfriend killed for $200. Jose Manuel Matute-Hernandez was fatally shot on his living room couch. Authorities arrested his girlfriend, Sibia Martinez, Jose Suarez and Cesar Banegas for orchestrating the death. All three have been charged with premeditated murder.  More… 

Wolves kill 120 sheep at ranch

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Date: August 30th, 2009

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wolfHELENA, Montana -  While the debate about how many wolves are enough to ensure a healthy population will again come to a head in a federal courtroom. A Dillon-area ranch is picking up the pieces from the largest known wolf depredation in recent history. In a highly unusual move for wolves, they killed about 120 adult male sheep in one incident on a ranch  south of Dillon.  More…

Schoolboy beaten to death over lunch seat

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Date: August 30th, 2009

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seat1Australia – A student said the fight was between two school gangs. The student said: “One of the gangs stole a seat from our eating area. We stole it back and it turned into an all-out brawl (and) the teachers did nothing”.  A school nurse gave first aid until paramedics arrived, but witnesses said Jai was frothing at the mouth and non-responsive.  More…

Couple loses their home in foreclosure scam

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Date: August 30th, 2009

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fore1Nebraska – Denise and Kevin Barret thought they had found a solution  after they fell behind on their mortgage.  They saw a television ad for the Federal Loan Modification Law Center that promised it could reduce homeowners’ payments while saving their homes from foreclosure.  They were told that for an initial payment of $995 the company could renegotiate the couple’s delinquent mortgage. More…

Ex-traffic cop claims he is the son of God

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Date: August 30th, 2009

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toropSiberia, Russia  -  The beard and long hair are both present and correct. And with his flowing linen robes and beatific smile he certainly does a fine impression of a holy man. But to his believers in this remote corner of Siberia, Sergei Torop, a former traffic policeman, is the literal reincarnation of none other than Jesus Christ.  More…

3 Boaters Rescued After Coast Guard Gives Up

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Date: August 30th, 2009

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coastPORT ARANSAS, Texas -  Three Texas boaters missing for a week were reunited with their families  after they were found alive, sitting on top of their capsized catamaran 180 miles from land. The Coast Guard had called off its search  after scouring 86,000 square miles of water without finding them.  More…

Woman has operation to turn brown eyes blue

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Date: August 29th, 2009

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blueUK – When Shenise Farrell read on the internet about an operation which could turn her dark brown eyes light blue, she wasted no time in heading off to Panama. Less than two weeks later, British surgeons were battling to save her sight. They had to repair a hole in her iris and remove implants. It is unclear whether she will suffer long-term damage – and her eyes are still brown.  More…

Man stole woman’s car on 1st date

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Date: August 29th, 2009

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chevyFERNDALE, Michigan -  Police  say a first date went from bad to worse when a  man skipped out on the restaurant bill, then stole his date’s car. Police say 23-year-old Terrance Dejuan McCoy had dinner with a woman in the Detroit suburb of Ferndale.  The woman told police that McCoy said he left his wallet in her car and asked for keys. He then sped away in the 2000 Chevrolet Impala.  More…

Your Next Pet – The Giant Burrowing Cockroach

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Date: August 29th, 2009

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roachAustralia – Meet the giant burrowing cockroach and contender for the title of world’s heaviest insect. Australia’s giants give birth to live young, look after them in a burrow, make great pets and dine on leaves.  They are the world’s heaviest cockroach and if not the heaviest of all insects, they are certainly a contender.  More…

Beds made of hay are latest hotel craze

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Date: August 29th, 2009

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hayGermany –  Holiday-makers around the world are facing up to the fact that, in times of recession, large travel expenses are difficult to justify.  In Germany and its European neighbors Austria and Switzerland, a long weekend in a converted barn – sleeping on a bed of  freshly raked hay – is fast becoming the vacation of choice.  More…

Warning on pot growers called racial profiling

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Date: August 29th, 2009

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tecanteDENVER, Colorado -  A federal warning to beware of campers in national forests who eat tortillas, drink Tecate beer and play Spanish music because they could be armed marijuana growers is racial profiling, an advocate for Hispanic rights said. The warnings were issued  by the U.S. Forest Service, which is investigating how much marijuana is being illegally cultivated in Colorado’s national forests.  More… 

Dumb Crooks – Police Lure Fugitives With Stimulus Checks

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Date: August 29th, 2009

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stupidFlorida -  Authorities in Fort Lauderdale  sent letters to fugitives offering them stimulus money. The suspects were asked to  pick up a check from an auditorium where “South Florida Stimulus Coalition” banners hung. When the fugitives arrived, they were  arrested on offenses ranging from grand theft to fraud to attempted murder.  More…

Woman get in line for sale 10 days away

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Date: August 29th, 2009

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sniagrabDenver, Colorado – Reba Stoner’s idea of a great vacation in Denver is pitching her tent on a hot concrete sidewalk at 10th Avenue and Broadway and spending the next 10 days there. Welcome to Sniagrab. The line forms behind Stoner. The Crowley, Texas, barber showed up  to establish her position as No. 1 in line for the annual Labor Day weekend ski-equipment sale at the Sports Authority Sports Castle.  More…

Burglar hits home again while police are there

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Date: August 29th, 2009

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police8Pensacola, Florida – Steve Fluegge was shocked when he walked downstairs and came face to face with a burglar in his living room. But he was even more shocked when, less than three hours later, the burglar returned and swiped a television he left in the backyard – while a police investigator was still on the scene. While they were inside processing the scene, the thieves came back and took it.  More…

Man convicted of DUI on a horse

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Date: August 29th, 2009

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horse2Australia - A Tennant Creek man has lost his driving licence for riding his horse while drunk. It is alleged the man had earlier tried to take the horse into a pub. Police say he was hoisted onto the horse by an unknown person and galloped up the street, shouting.  More…