Dec. 01, 2014
Monday, 01 December 2014 07:29

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." (

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." (

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014 07:33

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