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Man calls 911 to try and trick medics into fixing his air conditioner


A 26-year-old Pennsylvania man with a history of making bogus emergency calls to 911 dispatchers recently complained of chest pains so he could ask medics to help him fix his air conditioner.

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New Mexico police on the lookout for Gummy Bear Bandit



Police in Albuquerque, NM say they are searching for a man who walked into a local convenience store, grabbed a handful of Gummi Bears, “and then nearly ran over a clerk” in his car after tossing candy around. Authorities are now asking the public to help identify the man, who can be seen in the surveillance video above.

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Florida Man attempting to rob bank leaves behind job application form with username, password

Felipe Cruz mugshot, courtesy Pompano Beach, Florida police, via Sun-Sentinel.

A man tried to rob a Chase Bank in Pompano Beach, Florida on April 10. He selected a teller behind bulletproof glass who refused to give him money, and presented a robbery note with his demands: "Give me the 100s 50s 20s now. Do not set the alarm. Hurry!!!" When the teller rebuffed him, he ran away but left his stickup note behind.

His demands had been penned on the back of an online job application form, complete with the handwritten username of CRUZFELIPE36. It also included a password, Gioielli stated in a federal criminal complaint.
Police are still looking for Felipe Cruz.

Daughter-belting judge loses seat to primary challenger

William Adams, the Arkansas County Court-At-Law Judge caught on camera mercilessly whipping his screaming 14-year-old daughter while yelling obscenities at her, has finally lost his job after a primary challenger defeated him. His victim had anticipated the assault, recorded it, and released it only after she became an adult. Warning: the video shows physical and emotional abuse and will make you angry. Previously.

Iowa gentleman tells cops he was using lawn mower on neighbors' lawns to chase gopher

As @pourmecoffee tweeted, it's unfair that there's no video to accompany this all-too-brief story of a gentleman in Iowa "who says he was using his lawn mower to chase a gopher." The man has been told to stay home and "sober up," because allegedly, some booze may have possibly been involved maybe. As long as the man had pants on, however, that seems like mere speculation.

Great dad dies (also, he was a scientist)

Handsome Dad of the Year (a former brunette) took out the garbage without fail, did the family shopping, and is remembered fondly by his step-daughters/first-cousins-once-removed. Also, outside the home, he discovered something called "relativity". Jennie Dusheck has a great follow up to a story that Xeni posted about earlier today.

Bro-on-Bro violence leads to tragedy, as penis drawn on roommate's face

A Virginia man was beaten on Saturday, March 23, for drawing a dick on his roommate’s face.

Arlington County Police say 31-year-old James Watson passed out on his couch after a night of boozing. Around 5:30 AM he woke up to find, to his outrage, that a crude rendering of male genitalia had been scrawled upon his very face in permanent marker.

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Man shoots girlfriend in fight over The Walking Dead

Jarman Gurman, 26, had an argument with his girlfriend over "The Walking Dead" early Monday morning. So he shot her in the back with a rifle. [NBC]

Lactose intolerance intolerance: Gentleman attacks McDonald's worker over unwanted cheese on burger

The Smoking Gun has details on the case of a Pennsylvania gentleman who was so angry his hamburger had a piece of unwanted cheese on it, he allegedly assaulted a female McDonald’s employee. After knocking over a trash can and throwing a high chair, the patron attacked her and attempted to destroy her cellphone, according to Springettsbury Township police.

Gentleman steals pot from police station because "that bud smelled so good"

David Allan Thompson, 27, was arrested for ripping off a bag of marijuana seized as evidence from the Charleroi Regional police department, in Pennsylvania. Mr. Thompson had gone to the police station on his own volition, according to reports, to "help out" cops. "Police said that back at the station, Thompson apologized repeatedly, telling police, 'I just couldn’t help myself. That bud smelled so good.' He also reportedly told police he couldn’t believe he was in trouble for 'taking a little bit of weed,' especially since he had stopped by to give them information." (MSNBC)

Skifcha = cat + wub

Skifcha, who has a Facebook page and may be seen in its full glory at xgabberx's Vimeo, is now available in stereo. There are more adventures. [Thanks, Joel!]