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June 1, 2018

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Car Sinks Into Cement in Cleveland A Cleveland driver made a wrong turn and found himself delayed when his car began to sink into wet cement. Kate Warren said she watched the man drive right onto the new and wet cement last Thursday. Crews were in the middle of pouring new concrete at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and East 9th Street in Cleveland when the mishap occurred. Warren watched crews work to free the car after its tires started to sink into the freshly-poured wet cement.   Message in a Bottle – Found 18 Years Later An 11-year-old boy...Read more


May 25, 2018

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Man’s Right Arm Stolen in Burglary – Hand Points to Return An officer with the Grass Valley Police Department stopped a vehicle last week and noticed a prosthetic arm in the car. Michael Martin, Emma St. Claire and Mike Mulligan were charged with suspicion of burglary and possession of stolen property.  Law enforcement described in a social media post that it was “the exact arm that was stolen in the burglary.” The prosthetic arm, the sheriff’s office said, “was returned to a very appreciative owner.”   3-Year-Old Swallowed by Manure Pile Rescue efforts to save a 3 year-old Pennsylvania boy...Read more


May 11, 2018

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Death-Themed Café Allows Patrons a Casket Experience A death-themed cafe is offering customers a unique experience of lying in a casket while reading the menu and placing orders.  “Our main goal is to convey the Buddha philosophy based on the teaching that having an awareness of death decreases greed and anger,” says Veeranut Rojanaprapa, the owner of Kid Mai Death Awareness Café in Bangkok. The taste of death for customers who lay down in the casket sees them come out as better human beings with inner calm and less greed and anger. With drinks named “birth”, “death”, “old age” and...Read more


May 4, 2018

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Drive-Thru Funerals – It’s The Newest Thing A funeral home in Japan is now offering a chance to pay final respects to a loved one from the comfort of their cars. Mourners can register their names on a touchscreen tablet device, a process relayed to screens inside the venue for the grieving funeral host to watch. Funeral Director, Masao Ogiwara says “We want as many people as possible to be able to come to say farewell to their friends or neighbors.” Drive-through funerals are the latest in a series of Japanese innovations attempting to win a slice of the competitive...Read more


April 27, 2018

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Police Stop Elderly Woman with Dead Body in Cart Chicago Police were sent to check on the welfare of an elderly woman and got quite a surprise. They found the unidentified woman pushing a shopping cart with another woman’s dead body inside. The deceased woman’s remains are pending identification as well as a cause of death. Sometimes you just don’t want to say goodbye. New York Issues License to Speed New York Mets legend Keith Hernandez has a license to speed. Or, so it would appear. The former first baseman and current Mets broadcaster told listeners on WFAN radio that...Read more


April 20, 2018

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Dash Cams Don’t Lie! Xavier Moran, age 25, was involved in a crash in Florida on April 5th.  He told a sheriff’s deputy that he had been cut off by another driver and could prove it with his dashboard camera. He then signed a consent waiver to search the camera.  When the Palm Beach County deputy reviewed the footage, he saw Moran burglarizing a beauty store by using a baseball bat to break the glass door to the store. He was arrested on burglary charges. Obituary Leads To Arrest Federal agents from the U.S. Marshals Service read the obituaries regularly. ...Read more


April 13, 2018

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Red Flashing Lights On School Bus Apply To Superintendent We all know that it is illegal to pass a school bus when the red lights on the bus are flashing. However, Brevard Public Schools Superintendent,  Desmond Blackburn displayed flagrant disregard while driving his district-issued SUV. He was stopped by police running a bus safety campaign and given a warning. Police had increased patrols around school buses as part of “Operation BUSted.” Blackburn took his lumps in the media and acknowledged he was one of the drivers who needed a reminder and thanked police for their work. Pizza Delivery Driver’s Customer...Read more


April 6, 2018

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Woman Beats Man Who Forgot Anniversary A Florida woman brutally attacked her husband for forgetting their wedding anniversary. Carol Stone, 35 was arrested on Wednesday by the Pasco Sheriff’s Office for smacking her husband victim multiple times on his head and face after he forgot the couple’s wedding anniversary. The husband recorded the incident on his cell phone and showed it to deputies. Stone later confirmed to police that she indeed attack her husband for his poor memory. She was charged with domestic battery, a misdemeanor charge. Mama Uses Taser On Son – Says Go To Church A Phoenix mother...Read more


March 30, 2018

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Uber Driver Takes The Stairs – Says GPS Directed A California Uber driver took a flight of stairs with his car on Sunday and claimed the navigation system in Uber’s ride-sharing app told him to do so. The driver had two passengers onboard in San Francisco as he was on his way to pick up a third one when he made a wrong turn. With less than one year of driving experience, the driver told news reporters that Uber’s navigation system instructed him to go down the stairs. A tow truck driver attempted to remove the Toyota Camry from the...Read more


March 23, 2018

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Manson’s Body Released by Coroner After Four Months The grandson of Charles Manson, a notorious cult killer won a bizarre court battle in Bakersfield, CA for control over Manson’s body. The court ruled last Monday that Jason Freeman be allowed to receive the remains from the county morgue where his body has been held since November. He had been serving a life sentence for the 1969 killings of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and eight others. Freeman fought others for the rights to the body including a man who claims he was fathered by Manson and a prison pen pal who...Read more

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