Saturday, April 17, 2010

Girl, 3, vies for tattoo record

Most three-year-old girls are just getting to grips with felt pens, but Ruby Dickinson is taking her artistic tendencies a step further. The toddler is set to become the world's youngest tattoo art.---...More

Wild West-Arizona to allow concealed weapons without permit

PHOENIX, Arizona - Favoring the constitutional right to bear arms over others’ concerns about gun safety, Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law a bill making Arizona the third state allowing people to carry a concealed weapon without requiring a permit. The measure takes effect 90 days after the current legislative session ends. Alaska and Vermont now do not require permits to carry concealed weapons.

Food fight leads to cheese sandwich menu

ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Officials with a New Jersey high school said students received a cheese sandwich menu for two days as punishment for a food fight. School superintendent Fredrick Nickles said cafeteria workers at Atlantic City High School prepared and served a cheese sandwich-only menu Wednesday and Thursday for the lunch period involved in Tuesday’s food fight.---...More

Friday, April 16, 2010

Woman seeks police help to detain 'spirit' of her dead brother

KUALA LUMPR: A woman has sought the help of police to detain the "spirit" of her dead brother, which she claimed has been disturbing her. Local media reports said the woman's brother had died ye...---...More

Beach-cleaning group reports latest finds

New Jersey - Dirty underpants, a mannequin wearing socks, an air conditioner and a still-working iPhone were among some of the stranger items of trash picked up from New Jersey’s beaches. Clean Ocean Action is marking its 25th year of beach sweeps in the Garden State. This afternoon, the coastal environmental group will release its full report on all the disgusting, dangerous and just flat-out weird trash that made its way onto the state’s beaches during the past quarter-century. ---...More

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Georgia man arrested twice in day on drug charge

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- Albany authorities did a double take when they arrested a man twice on the same drug charge in one day. Authorities said a man, 26, was charged with possession of marijuana around noon on Friday after police pulled him over during a routine traffic stop. He was sent to the Dougherty County Jail and released on bond four hours later.---...More

Trooper pulls near squad car, sees passed out teen

SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- An Oregon State Police trooper pulled up next to a parked Marion County sheriff's patrol car late Saturday expecting to talk to the deputy. Instead he found an 18-year-old passed out over the steering wheel. State police said the Ford Mustang had been stolen from the deputy's home.---...More

Friday, April 9, 2010

Ohio boy, 8, takes family van for gas, crashes

BETHEL, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio man says his 8-year-old son was just trying to do him a favor and get gasoline when the boy drove the family's minivan and crashed it. James Crouch says he didn't even realize his son, Jordan, was out of the house Friday morning until a Clermont County sheriff's deputy came to the family's home in Bethel and woke him up to let him know what happenedMore

Typo costs prisoner 3 extra years in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- A Thai man has been released from an Indonesian prison after spending three extra years behind bars because of a typo in his paperwork, a report said Friday..More