Entries by Wes Yahola

The Origins of 25 Monsters, Ghosts, and Spooky Things

BY Sonya Vatomsky – Mental Floss Though dressing up as an angel is acceptable, it’s ghouls and goblins that truly capture our imaginations during the Halloween season. As lit jack-o’-lanterns beckon and monsters lurk in the shadows, we explore the origins of 25 frightful things that go bump—or boo—in the night. 1. JACK-O’-LANTERNS iStock The […]

Extra Dumbasses

Paramedics parked their ambulance outside a Roseburg, Oregon apartment building last Sunday afternoon and went inside to perform CPR on an unconscious woman. That ambulance would’ve come in handy when they determined the woman needed to go to the hospital. Unfortunately, Christy Lynn Woods noticed the unlocked ambulance and decided to help herself. Christy led […]

Bumper Music for Monday, September 24th

– David Bowie: Hang On To Yourself – Van Morrison: Glad Tidings – Three Dog Night: Shambala – Bruce Springsteen: Your Own Worst Enemy – John Prine: Summer’s End – John Mellencamp: Under the Boardwalk – Fleetwood Mac: Monday Morning – Jack White: Lazaretto – Paul Simon: Me & Julio Down by the Schoolyard – […]

Man climbs into elephant enclosure at Denmark zoo

By Ben Hooper Sept. 21 (UPI) — A shocked visitor to a zoo in Denmark captured video of a man who climbed into the elephant enclosure, prompting an aggressive response from the animals. The video shows a man in the elephant enclosure at the Copenhagen Zoo on Thursday attempt to approach the elephants, leading the […]

Strip club closed after food stamps used to buy lap dances, drugs, investigators say

  By Wayne Baker, daytondailynews.com HARRISON TOWNSHIP, OHIO — The Ohio Liquor Control Commission revoked the liquor permit of Sharkey’s bar, an adult entertainment establishment, effective at the close of business Thursday, after investigators used food stamps to buy lap dances. Agent-in-Charge Michelle Thourot said agents began investigating the Twenty Two Fifty Inc., also known […]

Indiana bus driver arrested on suspicion of letting students drive vehicle

By Bob D’Angelo, Cox Media Group National Content Desk An Indiana bus driver was arrested Friday, accused of allowing three teenagers to drive her bus, the Chicago Tribune reported. Joandrea McAtee, 27, was arrested by the Porter County Sheriff’s Office and charged with felony neglect of a dependent after she allegedly let three students, ages […]