Archive for February, 2010

Inmate loses fight to play Dungeons&Dragons

Friday, February 26th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A man serving life in prison for first-degree intentional homicide lost his legal battle Monday to play Dungeons&Dragons behind bars....Source Related posts:Texas Inmate Loses Weight To Slip Out Vent Self-styled Druid king ... Read more..

Priest Accused Of Shoplifting Butter, Sofa Cover

Thursday, February 25th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Roman Catholic priest was accused of shoplifting butter and a sofa cover at a Wal-Mart in southern Illinois. Police arrested 41-year-old the Rev. Steven Poole on Friday. He's charged ... Read more..

Man literally coughed up evidence

Thursday, February 25th, 2010 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

Police say a man accused of stealing and swallowing a ring coughed up the evidence while officers were questioning him....Source Related posts:Police: Ohio Suspect May Have Eaten Evidence Man confesses to murder, ... Read more..

Fetish Burglar Eyed After Hundreds Of Shoes Found

Thursday, February 25th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Police in Delaware may have a lead in a string of bizarre burglaries where the suspect steals men's shoes and photographs of men from residential homes....Source Related posts:Cheltenham shoes in fours ... Read more..

Museum Visitor Rips 6-Inch Hole In Picasso

Thursday, February 25th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A notable painting by Picasso will undergo repairs after a visitor to the Metropolitan Museum of Art accidentally lost her balance and struck it, CBS station WCBS-TV reports. The museum ... Read more..

Rare Dinosaur Skeleton Turned Over To Researchers

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A rare and nearly complete dinosaur skeleton stolen from private property in Montana and stored in an evidence locker for more than two years has been turned over to researchers. ... Read more..

Man awakens to find deer in his kitchen

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

An Illinois man says it didn't take him long to decide not to mess with the uninvited, antlered guest he found in his kitchen....Source Related posts:Man Calls Cops; Shows Them His ... Read more..

Lashing, Prison Ordered For Teenage Saudi Girl

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A teenage girl has been sentenced to a 90-lash flogging and two months in prison as punishment for assaulting a teacher, a Saudi judge said in an interview published Sunday. ... Read more..

Man playing ‘GTA’ arrested for grand theft auto

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 Posted in Dumb Criminal Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

Sheriff's deputies in central Florida found a suspected car thief playing the "Grand Theft Auto" video game, and they later charged him with just that....Source Related posts:Game over: Cops caught playing ... Read more..

Pope Urges Priests To Blog To Masses

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Pope Benedict XVI has a new commandment for priests struggling to get their message across: Go forth and blog. The pope, whose own presence on the Web has heavily grown ... Read more..