Friday, November 18, 2005

Offbeat News

Headlines you might not see

Repo Man Drives Off with Toddler in Car (Associated Press)
An Ozark woman says a man repossessing her Jeep Grand Cherokee took the vehicle while her 3-year-old son was asleep in the back seat and didn't come back for 45 minutes, after she had called 911.

Teen Sells Mom's Camera (and Porn Tape) for $200 (Canadian Press)
A teenager sold more than her mother's video camera for $200. She didn't know her mother's home video was in the camera.

Man Robbed Stores Using HIV Threats (Canadian Press)
Police have arrested a man who allegedly robbed a string of convenience stores by threatening employees with a syringe he said was infected with HIV.

Pastor Camps on Church Roof for Turkeys (Associated Press)
A pastor said he will camp on his church's roof until he collects 500 donated turkeys for needy families.

With thanks to The Associated Press and the Canadian Press.

4 comments:

Dr. Deborah Serani said...

The AP piece on the Repo Man and the Toddler Jeep is now on my refrigerator. It was so hilarious I had to print it and cut it out.

Have a great rest of the weekend!
~Deb

Rose said...

Where do you find these things? Thanks for making my day.....

Peter said...

Great BLOG. I like your approach to commenting on world events (and other news items).

Deb S. said...

Thank you, Peter. I am a great admirer of yours. Feel free to visit anytime.