Archive for August, 2010

Fencing champ to teach scheme kids using foam blades

Sunday, August 29th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

It's not a sport you'd expect to find in areas such as Pilton, Granton, Niddrie and Muirhouse....Source Related posts:UNESCO Sex-Ed Program To Teach Masturbation, Aphrodisiacs To Kids Filipino Boxing Champ Denies Affair ... Read more..

Fight over sandwich leads to assault charges

Saturday, August 28th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A 27-year-old Chatham, Ont., woman faces two counts of assault after allegedly punching her boyfriend in the face, believing he ate her sandwich....Source Related posts:Man Arrested After Hiting Girlfriend With Sandwich Woman ... Read more..

Penniless lorry driver is jailed for trying to sell Ritz in £250m scam

Saturday, August 28th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

THE fraudster who tried to sell the Ritz for £250 million in a "outrageous and elaborate scam" despite the fact that he never owned it was jailed for five years....Source Related ... Read more..

Money thrown out window during car chase

Saturday, August 28th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Throwing money out the window during a high-speed chase, an alleged bank thief discovered, won't send cops off your trail....Source Related posts:High speed car chase ends near Obama’s Honolulu vacation spot N.J. ... Read more..

Applicant can add ‘shoplifting’ to resume

Friday, August 27th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Don't leave your resume behind at the scene of the crime....Source Related posts:Woman Caught Shoplifting Parenting Book Thief put foot in it with lost sock Lovestruck cop set up fake crime scene Plainfield, New ... Read more..

China bans prostitute ‘shame parades’

Friday, August 27th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

China will end the public shaming of criminal suspects by parading them through the streets, the People's Daily reported on Tuesday, after online commentators championed the case of a prostitute....Source Related ... Read more..

Charges for texting cyclist who hit parked car

Friday, August 27th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A teenaged bicyclist was charged with careless driving Sunday after colliding with a parked car as he was texting on his cellphone....Source Related posts:Man run over by own parked car Teen Falls ... Read more..

Tiger’s escape is no mean feat

Friday, August 27th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A TIGER escaped from the back of a truck in South Africa yesterday and remained on the run as police used helicopters to hunt it down....Source Related posts:Toy tiger causes UK ... Read more..

Cops break up teen sword fight

Thursday, August 26th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

An Ontario police officer drew his gun when a youth armed with a sword approached him....Source Related posts:Woman Dies After Trying to Break Up Sword Fight Calif. Teen Fights Off Wild Animal ... Read more..

Two boys caught playing with Riel’s sword

Thursday, August 26th, 2010 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Two boys were caught playing with a sword believed to have belonged to Metis leader Louis Riel that went missing at a festival in Saskatchewan on Saturday....Source Related posts:Game over: Cops ... Read more..