Saturday June 20th

Google street view vehicle takes picture just as teenager was getting mugged. Pics help in busting the perps.

Dutch twin brothers who mugged a teenager in the northern town of Groningen were arrested after being caught on camera by a car gathering images for Google’s online photo map service, police said.

Suspect in artifact trafficking throws in the towel by shooting himself in the chest TWICE. Hit your thumb with a hammer ONCE and see if you have the nads to do it again. This one smells fishy.

Steven L. Shrader, 56, a Santa Fe, N.M., resident who faced charges in trafficking stolen Native American artifacts, died Friday at 2:18 a.m. after shooting himself twice in the chest near a public school in Shabbona, Ill., on Thursday. He is the second suspect to kill himself in an artifact bust that is being touted as one of the largest in the nation’s history.

Steve Jobs should be back at work at Apple by the end of the month after liver transplant surgery two months ago.

Apple Inc Chief Executive Steve Jobs underwent a liver transplant operation about two months ago and is expected to return to work by the end of June, The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. Jobs, a pancreatic cancer survivor, has been away on medical leave since January for an undisclosed condition.

Sick pukes. Couple shoot little puppy to make a belt out of it’s skin.

A 23-year-old woman has been accused of being a real-life Cruella de Vil — for allegedly killing a helpless puppy so she could skin it and make a belt for herself. Krystal Lynn Lewis of Muskogee, Okla., allegedly launched her evil plot earlier this week when she had a male friend pump a clip full of bullets into little Joplin, a Jack Russell terrier with white fur and a black spot that she got as a gift from her lesbian ex-lover, cops said.

Today’s mother of the year candidate. Woman robs Wendy’s drive through at gunpoint with her 3 year old daughter in the back seat of the car.

A woman robbed a Brevard County fast-food restaurant’s drive-through window at gunpoint with her 3-year-old daughter in the back seat, and she was arrested after a high-speed chase, police said. Miranda Marie Peters-Ortiz faces charges of armed robbery, fleeing and eluding, child abuse and possession of cocaine, after she allegedly stole about $600 from a Wendy’s in Cocoa.

Today’s father of the year candidate. Man arrested for drunk driving had his two young sons and nephew in the vehicle.

A Farmingville man was arrested on charges of drunken driving and child endangerment after his vehicle was stopped for swerving across a road. Police say 44-year-old Eugene T. Staudte Jr. was driving Friday night on Suffolk County Road 83 when an officer noticed Staudte’s Jeep swerving and stopped the vehicle.

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Couple with the swine flu carry through with their wedding while wearing masks and staying away from the guests.

The bride wore white — and a face mask. Ilana Jackson and Jeremy Fierstien of Chicago wore surgical masks and latex gloves to their wedding last Sunday after finding out less than 48 hours before that they had swine flu. The couple decided to go ahead with the ceremony after doctors assured them guests wouldn’t be put at serious risk.

Unemployment rate 11.5% in California. It’s at 13% in what used to be the fast growing Inland Empire.

The unemployment rate for May in California reached 11.5 percent – the highest since the Great Depression – according to data released Friday by the state Employment Development Department. The figures were worse in San Bernardino and Riverside counties where it hit 13 percent, up from 12.7 in April. Los Angeles County’s unemployment rate edged up to 11.6 percent in May.

Granny pass the bong. 70 year old woman arrested at airport for trying to smuggle 1/2 lb. of wacky weed.

Federal agents caught an unlikely drug smuggler who they say was sneaking marijuana into the country at Dulles International Airport on Wednesday afternoon. Anna Maria Faris, 70, was arrested after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized 222.9 grams, or roughly half a pound, of marijuana in 86 packets that were concealed inside a bundle of Der Spiegel magazines.

19 year old man arrested on suspicion of killing his 14 year old girlfriend’s mother.

The El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office on Friday filed a murder charge against a 19-year-old man accused of killing his girlfriend’s mother. The complaint alleges that Steven Paul Colver killed Joanne M. Witt, 47, sometime on or between June 11 and June 12 with “malice aforethought.”

Young teenager risks life to save 8 year old boy who had fallen into fast moving river.

A 15-year-old Sioux Falls boy who thought he was staring into the eyes of death Tuesday evening instead is celebrating a life saved today. Cedrick Hillyer rushed from the Falls Overlook Cafe, where he was hanging out with three friends — John Calhoun, Jameson Haack and Greg Walsworth — and helped pull an unconscious 8-year-old Waverly, Neb., boy, Jonathan Schmucker, from the rushing waters of the Big Sioux.

Here’s some of that wonderful socialist health care garbage Obama and the Democrats want to force onto us….but not onto themselves.

A man who broke his neck in a freak accident was sent home and told to take Panadol after hospital staff failed to diagnose his life-threatening injury. Paul Curtis, 31, endured two days of increasing pain and fear after a doctor in the emergency department at Sydney’s Ryde Hospital sent him away without ordering an X-ray.

City council attorney can’t quite make it home after a night of partying so he does the next best thing.

The president of the Jeffersonville City Council said she will call a special meeting next week to discuss the future of the council’s lawyer, who was found Wednesday lying in a neighbor’s garbage can after what he called a night of celebratory drinking. Larry Wilder was found by the neighbor around 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Chunky folks rejoice. Chances are you’re gonna live longer than all the skinny people.

Health experts have long warned of the risk of obesity, but a new Japanese study warns that being very skinny is even more dangerous, and that slightly chubby people live longer. People who are a little overweight at age 40 live six to seven years longer than very thin people, whose average life expectancy was shorter by some five years than that of obese people, the study found. “We found skinny people run the highest risk,” said Shinichi Kuriyama, an associate professor at Tohoku University’s Graduate School of Medicine who worked on the long-term study of middle-aged and elderly people.

Useless idiot race baiting jerk off Al Sharpton thinks he’s man enough to take on AZ. Sheriff Joe Arpiao. Pass the popcorn please.

The Rev. Al Sharpton on Friday called for opponents of an Arizona sheriff who has aggressively cracked down on illegal immigration to videotape alleged racial profiling by the sheriff’s office. The civil rights leader said the videos will help the U.S. Department of Justice in an investigation of alleged civil rights abuses by Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s office.

Proof that nearly everything that happens in this country that is stupid has it’s genesis in California.

By one of the biggest margins in California’s rich initiative history, voters decreed last year that egg-laying hens must be able to stretch their wings without touching another bird or a cage wall. But the details of the new animal welfare law are bedeviling egg farmers.
Some are even rumored to be breeding hens with shorter wings, a tactic producers deny with a laugh. And a newly introduced bill in Sacramento would require competing farmers in other states to adopt California’s standards if they want to sell eggs in the Golden State.

Quote of the day.

Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.

-Oscar Wilde

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