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.


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!

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.