Archive for July, 2010

Man Shot Six Times By Wife

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Date: July 31st, 2010

Category: Nutty News

hospitalBEND, Oregon – A prominent Bend developer who was shot six times by his wife this week, saying she believed he was an intruder, remained in critical condition. Friends of 60-year-old Stephen Trono said he seemed to be improving following multiple surgeries. Police say Angelicque apparently asked Stephen to check on an intruder in their house on Bend’s westside. At some point she thought he was the intruder and shot him.  Full Article

12-Year-Old Plunges More Than 40 Feet From Ride

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Date: July 31st, 2010

Category: Nutty News

extreme-worldMADISON, Wisconsin – A 12-year-old girl at an amusement park plunged more than 40 feet to the ground, seriously injuring herself when a safety net under a “free fall” attraction failed to catch her. After the girl was released for her fall, “the net mechanism that was supposed to catch her and break her fall was not high enough above the ground to completely break the fall and she did hit the ground,” Lake Delton Police Chief Thomas Dorner said.  Full Article

Maj. Nidal Hasan still receives U.S. Army paychecks

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Date: July 31st, 2010

Category: Nutty News

As he sits in the Bell County Jail, accused of the Nov. 5 Fort Hood shooting that left 13 dead, Maj. Nidal Hasan continues to receive his monthly U.S. Army paycheck, which based on his rank and experience is probably more than $6,000. That’s standard procedure for soldiers who are confined before military trial, according to Army officials. But Hasan, charged with a shooting spree that shocked the country, is not a standard defendant. And he’s having a hard time finding a bank to take his money.  Full Article

Congressman pulled over for speeding while live on the radio

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Date: July 31st, 2010

Category: Nutty News

rep-dan-lungrenSACRAMENTO, California – California Rep. Dan Lungren was forced to cut short a radio interview when he was stopped by police for speeding while he was live on the air. The Sacramento Republican was pulled over while talking to KFBK radio on his way from his Virginia home to his Washington, D.C. office. On the air, a police officer could be heard telling Lungren to hang up his phone.  Full Article

Pole dancing classes offered to girls 9 years old

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Date: July 31st, 2010

Category: Nutty News

poleCanada – Summer school for some Canadian girls means Pole 101. The class is being offered by B.C.’s Tantra Fitness, one of a small but growing number of pole-dancing studios quietly extending their services to underage girls. The Canadian company, which operates in Vancouver and Langley, has taught students age nine and up in regular classes, and has gone as young as five years old in private lessons.  Full Article

 

There’s even talk of introducing a mommy-and-me pole class.

25 show up at ‘Million Teacher March’

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Date: July 31st, 2010

Category: Nutty News

teacherPALM SPRINGS – Chanting “Save our schools!” and wielding handwritten signs, about 25 people protested outside the Palm Beach County school district’s headquarters to voice their frustrations about teacher pay, standardized testing and controversial curriculums. Motorists passing the group along Forest Hill Boulevard waved and honked their horns.  Full Article

Man In Prison 27 Years for Rape He Didn’t Commit

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Date: July 31st, 2010

Category: Nutty News

m-greenHOUSTON – A Texas man who has spent the last 27 years imprisoned for a rape he didn’t commit is free. Michael Anthony Green walked out of jail after a judge ordered he be freed on a $500 bond. His release was made possible after the Harris County District Attorney’s Office reopened his case.  Full Article