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Entries by Michael McLaughlin from 09/2011

Man Arrested In Ohio For Having Sex With Neighbor's Pool Raft: Police

Posted 09.02.2011 | Weird News

It's one thing to feel romantic with a partner in a swimming pool, it's another to treat a pool toy like an inflate-a-mate -- especially in public. ...

Police: Man Hired Car For Pa. Killing, Suicide

Posted 09.02.2011 | Crime

TAYLOR, Pa. — Authorities say a man hired a car service to drive him 300 miles to kill a romantic rival and then killed himself inside the car w...

Arpaio, Seagal Deny Dog Killing Claim During Raid

Posted 09.02.2011 | Weird News

PHOENIX — Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and actor Steven Seagal deny accusations by a Phoenix man and his lawyer that a family dog was kill...

Toy Poodle Helps Rescue Man From Burning Home

Posted 09.02.2011 | Weird News

WEST JORDAN, Utah — Authorities say a toy poodle saved a life in Utah by leading firefighters through his owner's smoke-filled home to a man asleep ...

Hundreds Of Panties Turn Up Along Ohio Road

Posted 09.03.2011 | Weird News

LANCASTER, Ohio — Authorities in central Ohio are trying to solve a panties puzzle: why hundreds of pairs of mostly women's underwear were dumpe...

Attorneys for Jackson Doctor File Emergency Appeal

Posted 09.03.2011 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In an 11th hour appeal, lawyers for Michael Jackson's doctor sought to overturn a judge's refusal to sequester jurors, arguing th...

Federal Court Rejects Snipes' Appeal In Tax Case

Posted 09.06.2011 | Crime

By Associated Press ATLANTA — A federal appeals court in Atlanta has turned away the latest attempt by actor Wesley Snipes to get his conviction ...

NY Man: I Called In Threat Because Power Was Out

Posted 09.06.2011 | Crime

NEW YORK -- A New York man says he phoned in a bomb threat to try to get power turned back on at his grandmother's house. Nassau County police say Ra...

Father Identifies 5 Killed In West Virginia; Suspect Dead

Posted 09.06.2011 | Crime

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Authorities say a man who killed five people near Morgantown and ran down an elderly woman in neighboring Pennsylvania also ...

Ohio Man Sues Coworkers Who Won't Share Mega Millions Lottery Win (VIDEO)

Posted 09.07.2011 | AOL

An Ohio man who was out sick when his coworkers won a $99 million lottery jackpot hopes to have his lucky day in court. Last month, 22 KraftMaid e...

Gumby Calls It A Robbery, Clerk Thinks It's A Joke (VIDEO)

Posted 09.07.2011 | Weird News

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- San Diego police say surveillance tape shows a person dressed like Gumby telling a convenience store clerk he is being robbed, fumbl...

TV Weatherman Brett Cummins Wakes In Hot Tub With Naked Dead Man (VIDEO)

Posted 09.07.2011 | Weird News

Arkansas police are investigating the death of a man found naked in a hot tub next to a sleeping TV weatherman. A friend woke meteorologist Brett C...

Man Gets Probation For Fake Orgy Ad In Conn.

Posted 09.08.2011 | AOL

HARTFORD, Conn. -- A Connecticut man has been sentenced to probation for posting a bogus ad about an orgy at the house of a neighbor with whom he had ...

Seattle Man Pleads Not Guilty In Illinois Death

Posted 09.08.2011 | Crime

SYCAMORE, Ill. — A Seattle man pleaded not guilty Thursday in the 1957 kidnapping and killing of a 7-year-old Illinois girl whose body was exhum...

PR Man Found Guilty Of Setting Family On Fire

Posted 09.08.2011 | Crime

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Puerto Rico man was convicted Thursday of killing six people, including a Seattle couple, by dousing them in gasoline ...

Hunter Lost For 5 Days Ate Worms To Survive

Posted 09.08.2011 | Weird News

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A man who became separated from his friends in dense forest during a squirrel hunting trip in western Tennessee says he ate worms an...

Casey Anthony Reportedly Moving To Mexico (VIDEO)

Posted 09.08.2011 | Crime

The latest rumors on Casey Anthony's whereabouts say that she's headed to a Mexican ranch owned by a wealthy man from California who wants to shield h...

Paralyzed Man, Glen House, Will Climb Pikes Peak In His Wheelchair

Posted 09.09.2011 | Weird News

There's a 13-mile route from the base of Pikes Peak to its 14,110-foot summit. On Saturday, one man is going to take that path in his wheelchair. ...

Obama Uncle Out Of Mass. Jail, Whereabouts Unclear

Posted 09.09.2011 | AOL

BOSTON — A Massachusetts prosecutor says he'll continue to pursue a criminal case against President Barack Obama's uncle even though federal imm...

Tacoma, Wash. Police Arrest Man Who Asked Neighbor If He Could Leave Body In Garbage

Posted 09.09.2011 | Crime

It's hard to turn down a neighbor who asks to borrow some sugar, but when the person next door wants help covering up a crime, it's time to install a ...

Indiana Boy Acquitted Of Murder, But Convicted Of Reckless Homicide Of 6-Year-Old Brother

Posted 09.09.2011 | Crime

MARTINSVILLE, Ind. -- A 12-year-old Indiana boy didn't mean to kill his 6-year-old brother when he pointed what he thought was an unloaded gun at him ...

Michael Jackson Jury 30-page Survey Is Released

Posted 09.12.2011 | AOL

LOS ANGELES -- Jury selection in the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor is moving forward with 145 prospective jurors cleared for further questioning a...

Bridegroom Shot At Romanian Wedding Reception

Posted 09.12.2011 | AOL

TIMISOARA, Romania — It was literally a shotgun wedding. Police spokeswoman Ancuta Carbunaru says a bridegroom is recovering in hospital after be...

Marissa Mark Pleads Guilty In Hiring Hitman To Kill Ex-Boyfriend's New Girlfriend

Posted 09.12.2011 | Crime

A woman pleaded guilty in federal court in Philadelphia for hiring a hitman on the Internet to kill her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend, The Jersey Jour...

Spy Wants Return To Cuba After Prison; US Objects

Posted 09.12.2011 | Crime

MIAMI — A former Cuban intelligence officer convicted of spying in the U.S. wants to return immediately to Cuba upon his release from prison nex...