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Pathologist toting human organs while drunk gets probation

17 Oct 2017 0 Comments
MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- An Indiana pathologist who was hauling human organ samples in his pickup truck when he was arrested on drunken driving charges has pleaded guilty. Seventy-five-year-old Elmo A. Griggs was sentenced last week to a year of probation in Morgan County after pleading guilty to one count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. A second count was dismissed. The Indianapolis Star reports Griggs has worked as an Indiana pathologist for more than a decade, providing Read more [...]

Candidate touts apparent hoax idea of drug-sniffing bunnies

17 Oct 2017 0 Comments
PHOENIXVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A Philadelphia-area mayoral candidate says he was serious when he vowed to investigate the use of drug-sniffing bunnies if elected - even though it appears to stem from an internet hoax. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Republican nominee Dave Gautreau broached the idea Thursday at a Phoenixville mayoral forum. The candidate told the newspaper he had been told about the idea at a gathering and thought he had confirmed with someone in Lancaster the rabbits Read more [...]

Crash leads to fight, stun gun, arrests on Indiana racetrack

17 Oct 2017 0 Comments
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) -- Two racecar drivers have been arrested after getting into a fistfight following a crash on an Indiana racetrack that ended with a police officer using a stun gun on one of the drivers. A video posted online from Saturday's race at Anderson Speedway shows one vehicle driving onto the second car's hood following the initial crash. The driver of the second car exits the vehicle and punches the other driver while he was still inside his car. An officer jogs onto Read more [...]

UK coast guard comes to aid of struggling dog in North Sea

16 Oct 2017 0 Comments
CUMMINGSTON, Scotland (AP) -- A waterlogged dog has the coast guard to thank for coming to its rescue in the North Sea. A Maritime and Coastguard Agency helicopter on a training mission spotted the struggling cockerpoo that was being swept out to sea Sunday morning near Cummingston on Scotland's northeast coast. The crew promptly alerted a rescue boat and then filmed as the pooch was scooped from the cold water. Pet and family were soon reunited on shore. The agency said it all took Read more [...]

Man arrested after trying to light cigarette with nozzle

16 Oct 2017 0 Comments
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Police in North Dakota have arrested a man for possession of drugs after first spotting him attempting to light a cigarette with the nozzle of a gas pump. The Bismarck Tribune reports that 29-year-old Skyler Whitebull, of Cannon Ball, was spotted by Bismarck police driving by the gas station. Authorities say Whitebull refused to put the nozzle back and took a "fighting stance" when an officer tried to stop him. Court documents say the officer forced Whitebull Read more [...]

Hogwarts Express rescues stranded family in Scotland

16 Oct 2017 0 Comments
LONDON (AP) -- As if by magic, the Hogwarts Express has come to the rescue of a stranded family in Scotland. The train that took Harry Potter to school was played onscreen by the Jacobite steam train , which runs on a remote and scenic route through the Scottish Highlands. On Friday, it made an unscheduled stop to pick up a family of six that was stranded when a storm washed away their canoe. Jon Cluett, his wife and four children between the ages of 6 and 12 were staying in a lakeside Read more [...]

Police: Man stripped naked in massage chair, punched guard

15 Oct 2017 0 Comments
LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- Police say a New Jersey man got a little too comfortable in a massage chair at a mall. Police in Lawrence Township said that 51-year-old Joseph Michalski took his clothes off in a massage chair at the Quaker Bridge Mall on Tuesday. Authorities say when a mall security guard asked the Hamilton resident to put his clothes back on, Michalski punched him in the face. Police said the guard then wrestled the man to the ground before police arrived. Michalski Read more [...]

The high way to heaven? Man who hid drugs in Bible gets jail

15 Oct 2017 0 Comments
NORWALK, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut man who was caught hiding heroin in a Bible while on parole will spend another six months in jail. The Hour reports 41-year-old Christopher Hayes, of Norwalk, was sentenced Thursday in Norwalk after pleading guilty to possession of narcotics and possession of narcotics with intent to sell. Hayes had previously been sentenced to three years in jail followed by three years of special parole in 2013 for multiple convictions including larceny. Prosecutors Read more [...]

Man wounded in shooting during fight in Tombstone saloon

15 Oct 2017 0 Comments
TOMBSTONE, Ariz. (AP) -- Arizona authorities say a saloon shooting in the Old West town of Tombstone put one man in the hospital with a leg wound and another in jail. The Cochise County Sheriff's Office says the shooting occurred in Doc Holliday's Saloon when the two men struggled following a verbal altercation that also involved a woman and a third man. Sheriff's spokeswoman Carol Capas says 47-year-old James Edward Roberson remains jailed on suspicion of aggravated assaulted and Read more [...]

Owners of ‘Breaking Bad’ house build fence around property

14 Oct 2017 0 Comments
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A fence is going up around the real Albuquerque house made famous by the methamphetamine-making character Walter White. The owners are installing a 6-foot (2 meter) wrought iron fence on the front of the house used in the TV series "Breaking Bad," which has been plagued by countless fans wanting a snapshot. Joanne Quintana tells KOB-TV that she loses count of the number of weekly visitors to the house that her mother owns. She says the tourists have caused Read more [...]
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