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Japanese Man Seeks To Marry Comic Book Character

November 03, 2008 | David Wallace | Comments 0 A Japanese man has enlisted the signatures of hundreds of people in a campaign to allow marriages between humans and cartoon characters, saying he feels more at ease in the “two-dimensional world.” Taichi Takashita launched an online petition aiming for one million signatures to present to

Bank Robber Uses Pay Stub as ‘Demand Note’

December 30, 2008 | David Wallace | Comments 0 We’ve all heard stories where stupid criminals accidentally leave behind incriminating evidence such as driver’s licenses and checkbooks when committing their crimes. In the case of one Chicago bank robber, his incriminating evidence is more along the lines of complete stupidity rather than happen chance. Thomas

Fake Holiday Cash Ruse Nabs Fugitives

December 22, 2008 | David Wallace | Comments 0 Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart recently came up with a brilliant idea to catch criminals that are wanted by the law. He set up a fake holiday cash ruse that led to the arrest of 230 suspects on warrants for forgery, aggravated battery and other crimes.

Man Electrocuted Stealing Electricity to Power Meth Lab

June 03, 2009 | David Wallace | Comments 0 In Branch, Arkansas, a man who police suspect may have been trying to steal electricity was electrocuted and fell 30 feet from a power pole. In addition, when police arrived to investigate the incident, they found a methamphetamine lab in his home. Achterberg was electrocuted and

Is Your Dog Counting Their Calorie Intake?

December 10, 2008 | David Wallace | Comments 0 If your dog is “calorie’ conscience then here is a product that takes all the guesswork out. Introducing the 50 Calorie Snack Pouch from Pup-Peroni®, the first treat that takes the guesswork out of indulging your dog. With each pouch, you can feel confident you’re giving

Man Busted Driving Stolen Vehicle To Court Case

October 29, 2008 | David Wallace | Comments 0 San Anselmo police have charged a man with stealing a Lexus SUV he drove to court the same day a jury was to decide whether to convict him in a separate auto theft case. Tony Van was arraigned Monday on charges of receiving a stolen vehicle

Man Eats Lobster, Then Returns Empty Shell To Store

January 20, 2009 | David Wallace | Comments 0 An Amsterdam claimed his lobster was bad, but deputies said it was all a shell game. Now he faces criminal charges because he tried to return the “empty” crustacean to grocery store and shoplifted in the process. Walter U. Tessier of Division Street walked into the

Walgreens Pulls Obama Chia From Shelves

I didn’t even know such a thing existed, that is the Chia Obama, based on the popular Chia Pet products. Well, apparently it does and Walgreens decided to pull the product from its shelves of stores in over concerns that it might offend customers. Chia Pet creator Joseph Pedott told he was “shocked” when

Man Submits ‘Spider’ Drawing as Form of Payment

December 04, 2008 | David Wallace | Comments 0 David Thorne didn’t have the money to pay an overdue account. So what did he do? What any other budding young genius would do, he submitted a picture of a spider he drew instead. Unfortunately, Jane Gilles, the customer service rep he was dealing with, wouldn’t

Child Named ‘Adolf Hitler’ Denied Birthday Cake at Grocery Store

When the father of 3-year-old Adolf Hitler Campbell requested that his son’s name ‘Adolf Hitler’ be inscribed on his birthday cake, a New Jersey grocery store refused on the grounds that they considered it inappropriate. Heath Campbell and his wife, Deborah, are upset not only with the decision made by the nearby ShopRite, but also