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Dec. 04, 2014
Thursday, 04 December 2014 06:39

K-9 POLICE DOG INHALES METH: A K-8 unit dog has returned to active duty after accidentally inhaling meth during a search. The 4-year-old German shepherd named Koda was called to the scene of a traffic stop. The canine located a small amount of "suspected cocaine" and ended up inhaling some of the substance. Koda was kept overnight and made a full recovery. (Nixle)

 

SURGEON REMOVES WRONG KIDNEY: A California surgeon was disciplined for removing the wrong kidney from a patient. The state medical board placed Dr. Charles Coonan Streit on probation for three years for the incident. The urologist took out the prisoner's healthy kidney because he couldn't find the patient's record to double check. The inmate underwent a second procedure to have the cancerous kidney removed. (Yahoo)

 

FORMER "COP OF THE YEAR" ARRESTED FOR TRAFFICKING COCAINE: A former New York Police Officer, who was awarded "Cop of the Year", was arrested for purchasing cocaine. Philip Leroy allegedly drove from New York with two friends to buy 10-kilograms. The cop was charged with felony weapons possession, cocaine trafficking, and conspiracy to traffic cocaine, and is being held on $250,000 bail. (Gawker)


KIDS CALL 911 LOOKING FOR SANTA: Two young boys called 911 t to get in touch with Santa Claus. The 3-year-old and 6-year-old thought the best way to get in touch with the North Pole was by phone. So, they used their Dad's cell phone to place a call. The police arrived at their Mayville, Wisconsin home to tell the boys where they could go see Santa in person. (Huffington Post)

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 December 2014 06:40
 
Dec. 03, 2014
Wednesday, 03 December 2014 06:37

15,500-BOTTLES OF WHISKEY STOLEN IN DUBLIN: Irish police are searching for a gang that made off with 15,500-Bottles of Jameson, Jack Daniels and gin. The heist happened in broad daylight when the robbers raided a warehouse. Five thieves armed with iron bars threatened two workers to gain entrance to the warehouse before tying them up. The men used two 40-foot trucks to move the booze. (Mashable)

INMATE'S ARM STUCK IN TOILET: A Pennsylvania prisoner spent a few hours with his arm stuck in a toilet after he dropped something inside. Emergency teams at the State Correctional Institution-Coal Township worked for several hours to remove the unidentified man's arm. The toilet was removed allowing the man to pull his hand out of a connecting pipe and free his arm. (Yahoo)

MAN ON MOTORIZED CART SHOPLIFTS THROUGH WALMART: A Georgia man was arrested for stealing while riding his motorized shopping through Walmart. 56-year-old Michael Durking allegedly picked up several items while he rode through the store and the drove past a register without paying. Durkin then tried to use his walker to make a quick getaway, but was followed by security. According to reports, Durking pulled out a knife and threatened the officer. The security officer followed Durkin up the street until police arrived. (Penn Live)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 December 2014 07:27
 
Dec. 02, 2014
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 07:00

SPIDERMAN'S OBITUARY: A 35-year-old man, who passed away, wrote an obituary where he revealed that he was Spiderman. Aaron Joseph Purmort wrote that he passed away from "complications from a radioactive spider bite that led to years of crime-fighting and a years long battle with a nefarious criminal named Cancer." Purmort also joked that his first marriage had been to singer, actress and fashion designer Gwen Stefani. (Huffington Post)

HOT TUB FIGHT: Two South Carolina men got into a fought over who was the highest paid escort while hanging out in hot tube. 18-year-old Austin Adams and 33-year-old Michael Gordon went to a Spartanburg nightclub where they met Douglas Tench. The group left and went to a home, where they jumped into the hot tub. Adams told police that he "lost control" when Tench “stated he got paid more for his escort services." (The Smoking Gun)

HOLIDAY DISPLAY BREAKS BUSINESS RECORD FOR LIGHTS: A New York state family reclaimed the Guinness World Record for most Christmas lights on a residential property. Tim Gay said he had no plans to attempt a record this year until the makers of Ritz Crackers donated an installation featuring about 200,000 lights, bringing his total to 601,736-lights. The record was certified by Guinness when all 601,736 lights were illuminated simultaneously for the required 10 minutes. Not to be outdone, previous record holder David Richards set up a display featuring more than 1.2 million bulbs at a Canberra, Australia shopping mall. (USA Today)

30,000 BOUGHT POOP ON BLACK FRIDAY: 30,000-people bought "poop" on Black Friday from the Cards Against Humanity's website. In protest of Black Friday, company Founder Max Temkin pulled all the products from his website and instead offered a box labeled "Bull (expletive.)" The website promised that product is "literal poop from an actual bull." (LAist)

MAN MAKES METH IN PARK BATHROOM: 20-year-old Justin Hill allegedly used a park bathroom to create meth. A construction worker called 911 to report smoke coming from the men's bathroom at Detwiler Park. A man was seen running from the area carrying a bag. When investigators arrived, they found remnants of a one-pot meth lab in the bathroom along with evidence leading them to Hill. (Huffington Post)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 December 2014 07:00
 
Dec. 01, 2014
Monday, 01 December 2014 06:29

TEEN GOES HOME FOR SNACK AFTER BEING BITTEN BY SHARK: An Australian teenager, Cameron Pearman, rode his bike home for a snack after being bitten by a shark while surfing. The teen was with his cousin, a trained surf lifesaver, who carried out first aid on the wounds before Cameron peddled home on his bike for something to eat. He said, "Dad didn't believe me for a bit but I showed him the cuts and then he believed me. Mum was a bit crazy. I had something to eat then went to hospital to get the cuts cleaned and patched up." He added, "I'm hoping to get a surf in tomorrow." (stuff.co.nz)

MAN FLEES CAR CRASH TO AVOID YELLING: A New Jersey man allegedly told police that he fled the scene of a car accident because he "didn't want to deal with his girlfriend yelling at him."  According to police, David Scarpa was having an argument with his girlfriend when he backed into a utility pole then left. Scarpa allegedly took off and didn't report the accident. He later turned himself in. (Huffington Post)

HEARSE STOLEN FROM FUNERAL WITH BODY INSIDE: The hearse carrying the body of Seth Richardson, an Australian human rights lawyer, was stolen while the funeral directors were preparing services for him. The deceased's sister said, "One of the funeral guys who works for the funeral home went out to the hearse to grab the trolley to put it under the coffin and in a split second this guy jumped out of the bushes, jumped straight into the hearse and started it up." Richardson's brother tracked the driver down and blocked him in at a cul-de-sac. Police arrived and identified the suspect as a man with dementia who had wandered from a nearby bursing home that morning. (UPI)

THREE BEARS KILLED ON FLORIDA ROADWAYS IN 24 HOURS: Three bears were hit and killed within 24 hours on local roadways over the weekend. Two cubs were hit at Kelly Park Road and County Road 435 in Orange County and another bear was killed on Hunt Club Boulevard in Seminole County. Mike Orlando of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said, "We have bear hour, right at dusk and dawn, bears are moving far and wide. Hard when you're driving, hard to see them, and it's unfortunate that's when they're most active." (wesh.com)

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014 06:33
 
Nov. 26, 2014
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 06:26

COLLEGE BUYS $219,000-TABLE New Jersey's Kean University purchased a conference table for $219,000-dollars. A Kean spokesperson says the table should be viewed as a "conferencing center" because it includes electronic equipment, storage, and lighting. (Gawker)

LOS ANGELES FREEWAY SIGN UNVEILED WITH TYPO: A Los Angeles freeway sign was unveiled with a typo. A subcontractor misspelled Olympic Boulevard with an "I" instead of a "Y." The large green exit sign was covered with a tarp and eventually removed but not before drivers snapped and tweeted photographs of the mega-typo earlier this month. The sign was one of many improvements underway on the freeway as part of a pavement rehabilitation project. (Yahoo)

LARGEST GATHERING OF CHRISTMAS ELVES: Hundreds of Thai children broke the record for the largest gathering of Christmas Elves. 1,792-school children wore hats, matching t-shirts, and pointy plastic elf ears as they gather outside a shopping mall near Bangkok. The group held their position for five minutes before being declared Guinness World Records winners. (Huffington Post)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 06:27
 
Nov. 20, 2014
Thursday, 20 November 2014 06:44

STREET PONG PASSES THE TIME AT GERMAN CROSSWALK: An intersection in a Northern German city has a "Street Pong" game that pedestrians can play while they wait for the light. The game was installed by two students from University of Applied Sciences and Arts. The game is attached to posts on either side of the road, which allows pedestrians to face off. The students say the game will be tested for four weeks at the intersection to see if it continues to capture the interest of pedestrians. (Popist)

DNA FROM TOILET LEADS TO ARREST: A man suspected of a $250,000-heist was arrested after DNA was left behind in a toilet. 33-year-old Ramon Herrera relieved himself while taking jewelry from a home while the owners were on a vacation, but forgot to flush. Herrera's DNA was also found on a coke that he drank and left at the scene. He has pleaded not guilty to charges of residential burglary and larceny over $20,000. (Yahoo)

MAN SHOWS UP TO INTERVIEW DRUNK AND STABS FUTURE BOSS: A California man allegedly showed up drunk to an interview and stabbed his potential employer. During the interview, the boss mentioned that he could smell alcohol on Lopez’s breath, which sent Lopez into a rage. The two scuffled until the interviewer got Lopez in a headlock, which resulted in Lopez pulling a knife. He then ran off, leaving all his information neatly filled out on his job application. (Metro)

ARTIST CREATES "REALISTIC" BARBIE DOLLS: Nicolay Lamm was able to create the "realistic" fashion doll called Lammily thanks to a crowd funding campaign launch last March. Lammily emulate an average 19-year-old American woman and comes with accessories that give her acne, cellulite, freckles, stretch marks, and broken bones. Lamm hopes that the sticker accessories will show that playtime doesn't need to give children an unrealistic expectation about life or about their body image. (Mashable)

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 November 2014 06:45
 
Nov. 19, 2014
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 06:57

WOMAN SLEPT NEXT TO HER MOTHER'S BODY FOR FIVE YEARS: A German woman spent five years sleeping next to her mother's mummified corpse. Neighbors of the 55-year-old woman were concerned because they hadn't seen her mother for a long time. Firefighters and police had to force their way into the apartment, where they discovered her mother's corpse. The older woman died in 2009 at the age of 83 and had been in the bed for so long it had become mummified. The daughter was sent to a psychiatric institution. (Daily Mail)

COUPLE CHARGED WITH SHRIMP THEFTS: A couple who stole shrimp from grocery stores in Massachusetts and New Hampshire have been captured.33-year-old Nicole Lafontaine and 36-year-old Bradley Maker were arrested after stealing shrimp from various supermarkets. Lafontaine acted as the lookout and getaway driver as Maker allegedly loaded up his shopping cart with shrimp at various supermarkets in the Northeast. (Fosters Daily Democrat)

OFFICER PULLED OVER SCHOOL BUS TO GIVE SON LUNCH: A county sheriff is being investigated for allegedly pulling over a school bus to deliver lunch to his son. Lieutenant Brian Kelly supposedly used his emergency lights to conduct a traffic stop while the bus was headed to a school in Johnsburg, Illinois. The bus driver filed a police report with the Johnsburg police because the purpose of the stop was to give his son lunch. (NBC)

RING RETURNED AFTER BEING FLUSHED BY KID: California sanitation workers returned an heirloom ring to a family whose 3-year-old son flushed it down the toilet. Union Sanitary District crews found the ring after it vanished from Munazzar and Mehvish Tapal's home. Crews flushed the sewer lines and discovered the ring after vacuuming up debris. Wastewater Collection Supervisor Shawn Nesgis equated the discovery to finding a needle in a haystack. (Yahoo)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 07:20
 
Nov. 18, 2014
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 06:55

ICE SKATING JESUS ARRESTED: A Philadelphia man dressed as Jesus was arrested for soliciting tips while ice skating. 28-year-old Michael Grant was skating in his "Philly Jesus" get up when he was arrested for allegedly seeking tips in exchange for pictures. Grant said he created the Philly Jesus character after his religious beliefs helped him overcome substance abuse issues. (Gawker)

NAKED TEENAGER BROKE INTO HOME LOOKING FOR KEYS: A naked teenager broke into two homes over the weekend in an attempt to steal car keys. 18-year-old Logan Valle allegedly forced his way into two homes while his parents' house was engulfed in flames. Valle attempted to steal keys to some nearby parked cars and was found hiding in the attic of one of the homes. Valle's car, which was parked at a local country club two miles away, was also lit on fire also but not destroyed. Police said they are investigating the cause of both fires.

STRESSED STUDENT HAS SEX WITH SHEEP: A Fresno State college student has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a sheep following a night of heavy drinking. The unidentified 23-year-old was supposedly stressed over exams. The student was caught in the act after reports of noises coming from the campus barn. School veterinarians are currently monitoring the health of the animal. (Mirror)

WOMAN CAN'T STOP HAVING ORGASMS: A 30-year-old woman can't stop having orgasms and can have as many as 180 in two hours. Cara Anaya has been diagnosed with Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder, which means she has to endure constant arousal for up to six hours a day. Anaya now avoids being in public because she feels embarrassed and humiliated. The disorder, which has no cure, developed suddenly while grocery shopping three years ago. (Metro)

SUSPECT TRIES TO ESCAPE THROUGH CEILING: A suspect tried to escape police custody by climbing through ceiling tiles at a hospital. Shylen Salazar managed to hide in the ceiling for hours until the authorities found her. Salazar was arrested for allegedly stealing a truck, but was taken to the hospital because she told guards that she swallowed drugs to hide them. Salazar is facing charges of possession of a stolen vehicle and escaping from police custody. (Huffington Post)

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 07:04
 
Nov. 17, 2014
Monday, 17 November 2014 07:13

MOTHER AND DAUGHTER GIVE BIRTH ON SAME DAY: A mother and daughter gave birth on the same day. 20-year-old Destinee Martin and 40-year-old Heather Penticoff gave birth to their children at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Meyers. Martin was not happy after initially hearing that her mother was pregnant, but has said the two bonded through the experience. The two never expected to have the same due dates, but doctors induced both pregnancies for separate medical reasons. (Jezebel)

STUDENT DESIGNS SLEEPING POD: A student at New York’s School of Visual Arts has invented a portable sleeping pod called the Nutshell. The wearable piece is designed for power-napping. The Nutshell was created to block out distractions and to focus on eating and thinking (Metro)

FLORIDA BRA-WEARING MAN BLOCKED CUSTOMERS AT ATM: A man riding a bike while wearing a bra prevented bank customers from using the ATM. 33-year-old Gregory Herndon was questioned by police, who asked that he empty his pockets. Herndon allegedly pulled out a pair of women's undergarments, a crack pipe, pill bottle and brass wool. Herndon faces charges of possession of drug equipment and resisting an officer without violence. (Huffington Post)

GAMES BURIED IN LANDFILL NET $37,000-DOLLARS: Old video games, which were buried in a landfill have sold for thousands of dollars on eBay. An old "E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial" game cartridge drew the highest bid of some 800-video games buried more than 30-years-ago. The dig has helped raise e thousands of dollars for New Mexico City. Joe Lewandowski, a consultant for the film companies that documented the dig, says the online auction, which ended Thursday, generated $37,000. (Yahoo)

MEN ACCUSED OF TARGET PRACTICE INSIDE HOME: Two men are facing charges after they were accused of target shooting inside their Colorado Springs home. Police responded to reports of shots fired. When officers approached the house , they heard more shots and found two men taking turns shooting at glass bottles. Christian Clark and Codie Leslie were arrested on suspicion of illegal use of weapons and reckless endangerment. (Yahoo)

 

Last Updated on Monday, 17 November 2014 07:14
 
Nov. 13, 2014
Thursday, 13 November 2014 06:21

388-PEOPLE EAT BREAKFAST IN BED FOR WORLD RECORD: A Shanghai hotel served 388-people breakfast in bed to breaking a world record. The participants were served croissants, noodles and fruit to beat the former record of 288-people.The event was organized by the More Than Aware breast cancer charity. (New York Daily News)

25,000-POUNDS OF FROZEN TURKEYS SPILL ON HIGHWAY: An overturned tractor-trailer spilled about 25,000 pounds of frozen turkeys on a Northern California freeway. The driver went too quickly around an Interstate 680-off ramp causing hours of traffic during the morning commute. It isn't clear what will happen to the boxed turkeys that landed on the road. (Yahoo)

30-POUNDS OF POT SHIPPED: 30-pounds of Marijuana were mailed from California to Hertford County, North Carolina. Police received a call from the local post office when they got a suspicious package shipped express. No signature was required and the wrong name was listed on the address.So the investigators used their k-9 unit to sniff out the package. Police Chief Darrell Rowe said the whole incident was kind of funny because "The dog kind of looked at us and said, do you really need me for this?" No charges have been filed just yet, but two other packages were also shipped with a return address.

FRIENDS ALREADY CAMPING OUT FOR BLACK FRIDAY: Two Friends are already camping out for Black Friday.Vicky Torres and her friend Juanita Alva have picked out their posts in front of a Best Buy in Beaumont, California. Alva and Torres switch off sleeping at the store overnight, saving each other's spot. Alva's husband takes part if for some reason, they both need to leave. They are hoping to get a 50-inch, high definition TV for $199-dollars. (ABC)

WOMAN SELLING UTERUS ON EBAY: A woman is selling her uterus on eBay to raise money for a friend with cancer. Ann Truscott's friend needs $25,000-dollars to fund her chemotherapy. Truscott listed her body part for $2,500-dollars and described it as "a mighty fine collectable." At the bottom there is a link to a gofundme page, where she is hoping to raise funds for her friend. (Metro)

Last Updated on Thursday, 13 November 2014 06:50
 
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