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I'm With Stupid: Stupid Is Alive and Well in the Nutmeg State

Todd Hartley | Posted 11.07.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

This week, however, we Nutmeggers get to take center stage because Connecticut has had a pretty stupid fortnight.

Nacho Bandit Who Inadvertently Set Fire To Bar Gets Sentenced

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.08.2011 | Denver

Khory Gagner, the 22-year-old El Jebel resident who drunkenly set fire to an Aspen sports bar while making nachos, was sentenced to three years of com...

The 17 Weirdest Things Schools Have Banned (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Grace Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Schools have a responsibility to protect their students, but when it comes to things like silly bandz and pogs, we wonder just how much protection kid...

Alejandro Melendez Puts 911 Dispatcher On Hold To Complete Drug Deal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CLEVELAND — Police in Cleveland say a man called 911 because he felt he was in danger _ then asked the dispatcher to hold on while he made a dru...

Obese Airline Rights: Canada Court Rules The Obese Have Rights To Two Seats

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

OTTAWA (Reuters) -- Obese people have the right to two seats for the price of one on flights within Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled on Thurs...

YouTube Biker Jailed After Posting Stunt Video Of Himself (VIDEO)

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From The Independent. The video in question can be found below. A motorcyclist who posted footage of himself performing dangerous stunts and speedi...

Boehner Bacon "Bomb" Leads To Ohio Evacuation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WEST CHESTER, Ohio — The office of an Ohio congressman who has fought against pork barrel spending was evacuated over a suspicious package that ...

"Super Hot" Chili Kills Amateur Chef

Sydney Morning Herald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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An aspiring chef died after eating a "super hot" chilli sauce in a competition with his girlfriend's brother, an inquest in England has heard. Andrew...

Philly Bomb Scare Caused By Hotdogs At Ballpark, Mascot Implicated

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PHILADELPHIA — After a bomb scare at the Philadelphia Phillies' ballpark, authorities pointed the finger at a fuzzy green suspect _ The Phillie ...

Nude Man Tasered, Causing Him To Fall To His Death

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — An officer appears to have violated police department guidelines when he used a Taser stun gun on a naked, distraught man teetering o...

Stripper's Nude Dance Payment Lands Chicago Lawyer In Trouble

Chicago Tribune | Art Barnum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A DeKalb lawyer was suspended for 15 months Thursday for arranging to have a female client perform nude dances for him in exchange for credit on her l...

Hawkish GOP Delegate Drugged, Robbed Of $120,000 After One-Night-Stand At Convention (VIDEO)

Pioneer Press/Twincities.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Pioneer Press reports on the self-described "poor judgement" of Gabriel Nathan Schwartz, 29, of Denver. Schwartz was in Minneapolis last month fo...

World's Shortest Man, Leggiest Woman Meet UPDATED (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The AP reports: LONDON -- Trafalgar Square routinely serves as a stage for mimes, jugglers and other acts, but the tourist attraction drew an exce...

Florida Police Taser Nude Man Walking His Dog; Man Blames Allah, Bruce Willis

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A 40-year-old man walking his dog in the nude was Tasered by police when he refused to follow an officer's commands. David M...

Genital Size Argument Leaves Three Dead, Two Wounded

Sify News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Durban: Three men were shot dead and two left injured after an argument between a group of Indian and white visitors to a bar here, allegedly over the...

Reputed Colombian Drug Lord Complains Of Claustrophobia From His Prison Cell In New York

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — A reputed Colombian drug lord more used to a life of luxury than solitary confinement wants out of his cramped maximum security cell ...

Authorities: Burglar wakes men with spice rub

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

FRESNO, Calif. — Authorities say they've arrested a man who broke into the home of two California farmworkers, stole money, rubbed one with spic...

Man In Wheelchair Robs 7/11 Of Condoms

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DALLAS — A robber rolled into a Dallas convenience store came armed with a bat and a knife. He left with a lot of condoms and an energy drink. ...

Asian elephant cured in rehab of heroin addiction

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — An Asian elephant that became addicted to heroin at the hands of illegal traders will return home after a three-year rehab program, Ch...

Palin On Pledge Of Allegiance: "If It Was Good Enough For The Founding Fathers, It's Good Enough For Me"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a 2006 questionnaire for Alaska's gubernatorial race, vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin seemed to muddle her American history. Question: A...

Local Town Eagerly Anticipates Arrival Of Olive Garden

Sioux City Journal | John Quinlan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A martini is not a martini without an olive. That, at least, is the thinking of a true connoisseur. And to Siouxland residents, many of whom conside...

Python Kills Intern Zookeeper

The Independent | Eoghan Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A three-metre (10ft) python has killed a student zookeeper who let the snake out of its enclosure in Venezuela while working a night shift at the zoo....

Police Arrest Ninja Team That Targeted Drug Dealers

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Associated Press reports: CLIFTON, N.J. -- Police arrested two men dressed like ninjas and armed with Asian martial arts weapons who said they we...

WATCH: Monkey Wreaks Havoc At A Train Station, Evades 100 Policemen

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A roving monkey recently wreaked havoc in a Tokyo train station when 100 policemen armed with nets failed to catch him. Police say that the animal wa...

Bigfoot Body Revealed To Be A Rubber Gorilla Suit

AP | JUANITA COUSINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ATLANTA — Turns out Bigfoot was just a rubber suit. Two researchers on a quest to prove the existence of Bigfoot say that the carcass encased in...