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Entries by Sebastian Murdock from 12/2013

Train Derails Down Ravine, Killing 3 Railroad Workers

Posted 12.01.2013 | Crime

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say three train operators were killed when their freight train derailed in southern New Mexico's Grant County an...

Montana Appeals Teacher Stacey Rambold's 30-Day Rape Sentence

Posted 12.01.2013 | Crime

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana attorney general's office on Friday asked the state Supreme Court to throw out a 30-day sentence given to a teacher...

Central American Mothers Search For Children For Seventh Year

Posted 12.01.2013 | Crime

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Fifty Central American mothers have gathered in Guatemala to begin their trek through Mexico to look for their missing sons an...

Horse-Drawn Amish Buggy Crash With Vehicle Leads To 2 Deaths

Posted 12.01.2013 | Crime

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a vehicle crashed into a horse-drawn Amish buggy in western Pennsylvania, killing two people in the buggy and inju...

Teen Girl Raped In Guyana, Attacker Returns And Kills Her Family

Posted 12.01.2013 | Crime

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Police in Guyana are looking for a man they say raped a 13-year-old girl and killed her mother and brother in an attack ne...

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Boston Bombing Suspect, Has Life Or Death Resting In Attorney General

Posted 12.01.2013 | Crime

He is accused of killing three people and injuring hundreds more in a bombing that shook Boston and the nation. Now, the decision whether or not t...

262 Pounds Of Pot Falls From The San Diego Sky, Two Arrested

Posted 12.02.2013 | Weird News

These suspected drug dealers got high. Really high. But the marijuana they allegedly hoped to deliver won't be getting anyone high. The U.S. Cus...

Ohio Teen In Custody After Reports Of Gun In School

Posted 12.02.2013 | Crime

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police responding to reports of a student with a gun say they have taken a 14-year-old boy into custody after isolating him insi...

Katana Gona Has Sex With Goat, Has To Face His Victim In Court

Posted 12.02.2013 | Weird News

The victim of a sexual assault showed up to court to face her attacker. She was a goat. Katana Kitsao Gona, a 28-year-old man from Kenya, was sente...

Outbreak That Sent Dozens To Hospital In Vegas Was Norovirus

Posted 12.03.2013 | Crime

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An outbreak that sent about 28 people to the emergency room during a youth football tournament in Las Vegas was caused by norovirus...

Newtown 911 Tapes To Be Released

Posted 12.03.2013 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut state prosecutor said Monday he is dropping his bid to continue withholding recordings of 911 calls from the mas...

Harrison Okene Rescued From Sunken Ship After 3 Days Trapped Under Sea (VIDEO)

Posted 12.03.2013 | Weird News

A man who spent three days trapped in an air pocket of a sunken ship was discovered by divers, turning a search for dead bodies into an incredible res...

State's Attorney Stephen Sednesky Won't Appeal Release Of Newtown 911 Tapes

Posted 12.04.2013 | Crime

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Recordings released Wednesday of 911 calls from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting show town dispatchers urged panicke...

Bryce Reed, Former Paramedic, Guilty Of Trying To Make Pipe Bomb

Posted 12.04.2013 | Crime

DALLAS (AP) — A former Texas paramedic faces sentencing on charges that he tried to assemble a pipe bomb, in a case unrelated to the fertilizer plan...

Teen Philip Chism Pleads Not Guilty To Raping, Killing Teacher Colleen Ritzer

Posted 12.04.2013 | Crime

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy accused of killing his high school math teacher pleaded not guilty to murder, aggravated rape and armed robber...

Daniel Sheerer, Tony Knotts, Arrested In Deadly Shooting Near Wingate University

Posted 12.05.2013 | Crime

WINGATE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina have arrested two men in a pair of shooting deaths near Wingate University that prompted a campus...

Caran Johnson Unknowingly Live-Tweets Husband's Death While Following Car Crash News

Posted 12.05.2013 | Crime

A woman live-tweeting a car accident made the horrific discovery that the fatality in the crash was her husband. Washington woman Caran Johnson, wh...

'Moonshiners' Tim Smith, Steven Tickle: Our Country Was Built On Homemade Booze

Posted 12.07.2013 | Weird News

They certainly ain't city boys. That might explain why moonshine makers Tim Smith and Steven Tickle threw back a few shots of their signature moons...

John Posey 'Had To Pee' All Over Radio Shack Equipment: Cops

Posted 12.09.2013 | Weird News

This might be the most publicity Radio Shack has had in years. An Arkansas man who told police he just really had to pee found himself in cuffs aft...

Australian Man Accused Of Trying To Steal Gasoline, Lit Himself On Fire

Posted 12.09.2013 | Weird News

He wasn't the brightest accused thief -- that is, until he set himself on fire. A 26-year-old Australian man was allegedly trying to steal gasoline...

John Macdonald Develops Gut Growth After Drinking From River-Tainted Beer Can (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

Posted 12.09.2013 | Weird News

This is not the beer gut this man thought he would get. Australian fisherman John Macdonald, 60, developed a mysterious condition that has left a l...

Man Given 30 Years For Letting Others Rape Adopted Son

Posted 12.10.2013 | Crime

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Australian man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after authorities say he and his partner allowed at least eight other...

Man Sets Gun On Toilet Paper Dispenser While Using Bathroom, Gun Goes Off

Posted 12.10.2013 | Weird News

Talk about having the s**t scared out of you. A Kentucky man who was using a public restroom decided to set his loaded pistol on a toilet paper dis...

This Taxidermied Mice Chess Set Is The COOLEST. THING. EVER. (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.10.2013 | Weird News

Now you can play out the battle for Redwall right in front of you -- with stuffed mice! These black and white, custom taxidermy pieces, made by Ets...

Jury Deliberates In David Warren's Retrial, Ex-Officer Accused Of Killing Man During Hurricane Katrina

Posted 12.11.2013 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal jury will return for a second day of deliberations in the retrial of a former New Orleans police officer charged with f...