Archive for August, 2009

Sorority accused of making pledges eat cat food

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Date: August 29th, 2009

Category: Nutty News

cat1FORT COLLINS, Colorado - Colorado State University has withdrawn recognition of Zeta Phi Beta sorority after an investigation into several alleged incidents of hazing, including being deprived of sleep and being made to eat cat food.  More…

Wife catches husband licking woman’s face in club

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Date: August 29th, 2009

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sammyFORT WALTON BEACH, Florida - A woman who went into Sammy’s and found her husband licking another woman’s face punched him and then dragged him out into the parking lot by his hair and shirt, according to her Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest report. More…

No pigs at county fair because of Swine Flu

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Date: August 29th, 2009

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pig1LYNDONVILLE, Vermont -  Swine are unwelcome at Vermont’s oldest fair – uninvited because of misconceptions about how the swine flu virus spreads. Although the novel swine flu pandemic virus is primarily a human disease, transmitted from human to human, fair officials say they want to protect themselves from bad publicity or frivolous lawsuits if someone gets sick and blames it on a pig.  More…

Man accused of killing neighbor’s tree

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Date: August 29th, 2009

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drillMURFREESBORO, Tennessee -  Authorities in Tennessee said a man allegedly drilled six holes in his neighbor’s silver maple tree and killed the plant with poison.  Kevin Burger of Murfreesboro told Tennessee Department of Agriculture pesticide inspector Paul Sizemore that his neighbor, Charles Barbarotto, killed his tree by drilling the holes and injecting pesticide.  More…

Bank customer arrested after refusing to return money

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Date: August 28th, 2009

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police7Nassau County, New York  - A Woodmere man whose bank account was mistakenly credited with more than $11,000 was arrested at his home after he withdrew the money and failed to pay it back. Carlos Morales, 44, was charged with grand larceny. During a five-month period beginning Morales withdrew from his bank account $11,270 that “did not belong to him.” More…

Woman uses cigarette lighter to check gas can in car

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Date: August 28th, 2009

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lighterJOLIET, Illinois -  Authorities in Illinois said a woman destroyed her car by trying to use a cigarette lighter to check the level of fuel in a gas can she was filling. Police said the 27-year-old woman was filling  a gas can in the passenger seat of her car. She then used a lighter to use as a light to observe how full the can. More… 

Psychiatric Aide Admits Giving Patient Nails to Eat

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Date: August 28th, 2009

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nailsALLENTOWN, Pennsylvamia -   A Pennsylvania mental hospital worker has admitted giving four nails to a patient and getting her to swallow them. Police say that in January, she showed an 18-year-old female patient how to swallow nails. Four nails had to be removed from the patient’s stomach.  More…

Chairman of tax-writing committee failed to report millions

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Date: August 28th, 2009

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rangelWASHINGTON DC -  Democrat congressman Charles Rangel failed to report as much as $1.3 million in outside income, including up to $1 million for a Harlem building sale, on financial-disclosure forms he filed between 2002 and 2006. Rangel is also in arrears on New Jersey property taxes.   More…

Amy Winehouse wants to settle down and have kids

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Date: August 28th, 2009

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amyHellraising singer  Amy Winehouse wants to settle down and have a family. The Rehab hitmaker has battled an addiction to drugs and alcohol, divorced her husband earlier this year, and was cleared of assault. But despite her turbulent lifestyle,  but all Winehouse wants to do is enjoy a quiet life away from the public eye. More…

‘Marin’ Luther King Sign Mispelled For Two Years

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Date: August 28th, 2009

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kingATLANTA, Georgia -  A “Marin” Luther King Drive NW sign was removed from a southwest Atlanta neighborhood  and replaced with one bearing the correct spelling of the slain civil rights leader’s name. A city spokeswoman says the sign was put up in 2007, but the city had no record that anyone had called to report the misspelling until recently.  More…

Cheers, few protests, greet ex-con’s return to NFL

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Date: August 28th, 2009

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vick1PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania -  Three months out of prison and on the same day he appeared in bankruptcy court, Michael Vick returned to the NFL playing field. He got a partial standing ovation as he ran on the field for the second play of the Philadelphia Eagles preseason game. More…

Marijuana, skin bleach found in Jackson’s bedroom

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Date: August 28th, 2009

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jackson1LOS ANGELES, California -  The first search of Michael Jackson’s bedroom a day after his death found marijuana, skin-bleaching and hair-growing ointments, anti-insomnia pills and empty bottles of several anti-anxiety drugs, according to court documents unsealed. More…

Teen kills baby – Afraid mother would throw her out

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Date: August 28th, 2009

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jail4HENDERSON, Nevada -   A 19-year-old Las Vegas-area woman has been arrested on allegations that she hid her pregnancy and then killed her newborn son because she was afraid her mother would be mad at her for giving birth out of wedlock. She was booked into jail  on suspicion of murder.  More…

Man swats one bee – Stung 200 times

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Date: August 28th, 2009

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beeLAGRANDE, Oregon -   Nearby workers rescued an 18-year-old LaGrande, Oregon, man after he swatted one bee and was swarmed by others that stung him more than 200 times. Zach Gray says he’s grateful to the men who picked him up in their truck and then hosed the bees off while they called 911. More…

Three arrested in 75 cent robbery

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Date: August 28th, 2009

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quartersGAINESVILLE, Florida -  Gainsville police have arrested three suspects in connection to a robbery that netted 75 cents.  Three men approached a 17-year-old  and demanded $5. When the teen could only produce 75 cents, one of the men punched him in the mouth.  More…