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Outhouses cushion small plane crash in Wash state

The Charger Bulletin May 6, 2009

PUYALLUP, Wash. - A small airplane dropping from the sky after its engine failed wound up on a cushioning bunch of portable toilets -- and the pilot was able to walk away apparently unhurt. Gary Mayor...

Cowboy ticketed for ‘riding under the influence’

The Charger Bulletin May 6, 2009

ARVADA, Colo. - A man in a cowboy hat who rode a horse through a Denver suburb has been cited for riding an animal under the influence. Police said Brian Drone was given a $25 traffic violation ticket...

Couple arrested for sex on lawn at Windsor Castle

The Charger Bulletin May 6, 2009

LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II was at home at Windsor Castle, the sentries who guard her were on duty, and the large park surrounding the magnificent building was full of tourists on a Sunday afternoon. So...

Mom-to-be hit by car while fleeing bear is OK

Zack Rosen April 29, 2009

DENVER - A pregnant woman who was fleeing a bear when she was struck by a slow-moving car said she would honor the euthanized animal by giving her baby the middle name "Bear."Ashley Swendsen, 26, said...

School: Ohio teacher took students to strip club

The Charger Bulletin April 22, 2009

HAMILTON, Ohio--A school spokesman said a southwest Ohio teacher has resigned after acknowledging she accompanied four female students to a male strip club. Butler Tech school district spokesman Bill Solazzo...

Miss. woman gets shot in head, but makes tea

The Charger Bulletin April 22, 2009

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -A Mississippi woman who was shot in the head not only survived but made herself tea and offered an astonished deputy something to drink, authorities said Friday. Tammy Sexton, 47, remained...

Bogus waiter tricks customers at 2 NJ restaurants

The Charger Bulletin April 22, 2009

HOBOKEN, N.J. -Police say a man posing as a waiter collected $186 in cash from diners at two restaurants in New Jersey and walked out with the money in his pocket.Diners described the bogus waiter as a...

Colorado Springs man coughs up inch-long nail

The Charger Bulletin April 8, 2009

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--Prax Sanchez says he doesn't recall any serious hammer-and-nail mishaps in his past.Yet doctors administering an MRI on the 72-year-old Colorado man last month abruptly stopped...

Woman divorces husband for cleaning too much

The Charger Bulletin April 8, 2009

BERLIN--A German woman has divorced her husband because she was fed up with him cleaning all the time.German media reported the wife got through 15 years of marriage putting up with the man's penchant...

SC man’s corpse was apparently cut to fit coffin

The Charger Bulletin April 8, 2009

ALLENDALE, S.C.--James Hines was a giant--a 6-foot-7, 300-pound preacher and funk musician so big that after he died in 2004 a macabre rumor began circulating in this small town that the undertaker had...

NJ scraps plans to ban genital waxing

Zack Rosen April 1, 2009

TRENTON, N.J.-New Jersey is smoothing out differences over a plan to ban bare-it-all bikini waxing.The state on Friday decided to reverse course on the proposal after angry salon owners complained about...

Clorox offers $5K to wipe out SF ‘toilet torcher’

Zack Rosen April 1, 2009

SAN FRANCISCO-The Clorox Company is offering a $5,000 reward and a year's supply of toilet cleaning products for tips leading to the arrest of San Francisco's notorious portable potty pyromaniac.The Oakland-based...

Bob Dylan’s toilet smell blows in the wind

Zack Rosen April 1, 2009

LOS ANGELES-Bob Dylan has sung about wind many times-winds of change, the "Idiot Wind," and the winds that hit heavy on the borderline.A family living near the 67-year-old folk and rock icon's house in...

Boy wins rights to tropical island in lottery

Zack Rosen March 11, 2009

TAIPEI -A 4-year-old boy has won the use of an uninhabited tropical island, with white sand beaches and clear turquoise waters, in a Taiwan lottery aimed at boosting spending during an economic downturn.Officials...

Clinton, Lavrov push wrong reset button on ties

Zack Rosen March 11, 2009

GENEVA -U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presented Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov with a red "reset button" to symbolise improved ties, but the gift drew smiles as the word "reset" was mistranslated...

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