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[17 Jun 2010 | 7 Comments | ]
The Years Have Not Been Kind To Coolio Contrary to your assertions, Coolio, life IS NOT a fantastic voyage of any sort. If you look left to right really fast doesn't it remind you of a vase of wilted flowers?

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[18 Feb 2010 | 11 Comments | ]
Ok, so here's the thing. Actually three things. 1. I like watching people fight. I won't make apologies for my fascination with fisticuffs but I'm not proud of it either. 2. I hate when people actually do fight. Seriously, what's the point? Even my desire to watch a beatdown doesn't trump the display of one of the saddest aspects of the human condition - some people think that violence is the answer. Now watch this video. 3. Bearded old man wearing a fanny pack completely whoops the younger man wearing a flannel shirt and

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[11 Sep 2009 | 7 Comments | ]


Wife charged with assaulting husband freed on bond

A 71-year-old Enfield woman accused of beating her husband with a frying pan has been released from jail. Rosie Lewis was freed from Halifax County Jail on a $2,500 unsecured bond, Halifax County officials said. “Forty-eight hours (incarceration) is a general rule for any domestic violence charge,” said Lt. Bobby Martin of the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office. “I imagine she was released on an unsecured bond because of her age and health.” Original reports that Lewis would be held until her first court appearance due a state law intended to protect victims of domestic abuse from further violence were incorrect. Lewis was charged with assault with a

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[15 Dec 2008 | 8 Comments | ]

You may have heard that on Sunday, during a surprise visit to Baghdad, President Bush had a pair of shoes thrown at him by an Iraqi journalist. The shoe thrower shouted “this is a goodbye kiss from the Iraqi people, …

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[14 Nov 2008 | 10 Comments | ]

In the spirit of self-restraint, I’m not even going to say anything about this.

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[24 Jul 2008 | 8 Comments | ]

Olympic athlete’s grandmother, 78, chased and caught a mugger

Pearline Williamson, whose grandson is 100m runner Simeon Williamson, was out shopping when a young woman ran past her, pulling the purse from her hand. Without a thought for her own …

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[20 Jun 2008 | 5 Comments | ]

Sorry about the post title, I just couldn’t help myself.

This video of two old ladies beating each other with their handbags makes me wish I knew enough Russian to understand what brought this on. I get the feeling that …

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[24 Apr 2008 | 3 Comments | ]

Florida man charged with filming 85-year-old woman for gangsta video

A Florida man is facing elder abuse charges after he allegedly filmed his senile 85-year-old grandmother wearing a ski mask and holding a gun for a “Gangstas and Thugs” street …

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[14 Apr 2008 | 8 Comments | ]

Man Accused Of Trying To Sell ‘Bread-Ball’ Crack At Nursing Home

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A 22-year-old man is accused of balling up pieces of bread and trying to sell them as crack cocaine to senior citizens in a Florida nursing …

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[13 Sep 2007 | 6 Comments | ]


September 11, 2007
Durham, NC

Durham police have arrested a 93-year-old man on cocaine-trafficking and related charges.

William C. Tinnen (above) was arrested Thursday during a raid at 204 Teel St., police said in a …

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[23 Aug 2007 | One Comment | ]

Maybe it’s for her bursitis.

Woman, 71, arrested for ‘special’ plant

August 23, 2007

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A 71-year-old woman was arrested on drug charges after a chest-high marijuana plant was found in her yard, a plant she said was …

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[11 Jul 2007 | No Comment | ]
Usually the point of ‘What the Eff Wednesday’ is that I show a real photo that I took of something ridiculous, but my cellphone was holding my backlog of photo nonsense when it got crushed to smithereens last weekend. So …