Entries by Wes Yahola

Extra Dumbasses

The military display during the Veterans Day parade in Norman, Oklahoma blew people away. Unfortunately, that last sentence is a literal interpretation of events as the celebrations included the landing of an Army National Guard Chinook helicopter. Unfortunately, officials failed to clear the area prior to landing and the wake from the chopper’s blades knocked […]

The New Iberia Blues: A Dave Robicheaux Novel by James Lee Burke

Detective Dave Robicheaux’s world isn’t filled with too many happy stories, but Desmond Cormier’s rags-to-riches tale is certainly one of them. Robicheaux first met Cormier on the streets of New Orleans, when the young, undersized boy had foolish dreams of becoming a Hollywood director. Twenty-five years later, when Robicheaux knocks on Cormier’s door, it isn’t […]

Bumper Music for Wednesday, November 14th

– Coldplay: Clocks – John Mellencamp: Under the Boardwalk – Steely Dan: Kid Charlemagne – Katrina & the Waves: Walking on Sunshine – John Hiatt: Child of the Wild Blue Yonder – Harry Nilsson: Everybody’s Talkin’ – Chicago: Wake Up Sunshine – Huey Lewis & the News: The Power of Love – U2: All That […]

Pedestrians try to cross vehicles-only bridge in bus costume

By Ben Hooper Nov. 13 (UPI) — A group of pedestrians attempting to cross a vehicles-only bridge in Russia were stopped by police despite disguising themselves as a cardboard bus. A video filmed by a surprised witness and posted to YouTube shows the four people trying to walk across the Zolotoy Bridge in Vladivostok while […]

Man crashes pickup truck into Mississippi courthouse

  GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A man has been arrested after he drove his pickup truck into a courthouse in Mississippi. News outlets reported that the Gulfport Police Department said in a news release that 28-year-old Keith Cavalier told officers he intentionally crashed into the Harrison County Courthouse early Saturday because it was the best […]

NJ Supreme Court Says More Than 20,000 Breathalyzer Tests Inadmissible

AP The New Jersey Supreme Court threw out more than 20,000 breathalyzer tests because the machines weren’t calibrated properly The court said people convicted of DWI on the basis of those machines’ readings could seek relief A state police sergeant was charged in 2016 with falsifying records related to the calibration More than 20,000 breath […]