Entries by Wes Yahola

50 Things Turning 50 in 2019

By Jennifer M Wood, Mental Floss Celebrating the big 5-0 this year? You’re in excellent company. From the first manned Moon landing to Monty Python, here are 50 things marking a half-century on this planet (and beyond) in 2019. 1. First Manned Moon Landing Apollo 11 began its historic voyage to the Moon on July […]

Bumper Songs for Friday, January 11th

– The Rolling Stones: Tumbling Dice – Pinkfong: Baby Shark – Aerosmith: Draw the Line – Pinkfong: Baby Shark – John Kilzer: Flat Bed Truck – Alabama 3: Woke Up This Morning – Pinkfong: Baby Shark – Celine Dion: My Heart Will Go On – Grand Funk Railroad: Some Kind of Wonderful – Rick Derringer: […]

Detectives: Burglar in closed police substation left ID

  BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — To identify the burglary suspect who broke into a closed Florida police substation and ate an officer’s chicken dinner, detectives didn’t need to lift fingerprints or get DNA from the discarded meal. The ID cards authorities say the suspect left behind did the trick. Boynton Beach police said Wednesday […]

Man pleads guilty after alligator threat

  BRIDEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A man who police say placed a 3-foot alligator on top of another man in Connecticut as part of an extortion attempt has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. The Connecticut Post reports 30-year-old Isaias Garcia, of Garland, Texas, entered his plea Thursday to unlawful restraint. Garcia originally faced kidnapping, assault […]

Lawyer: Coat chewing could’ve thrown off breath test

  BERWICK, Pa. (AP) — An attorney for a Pennsylvania woman charged with drunken driving hinted his client’s coat-chewing could’ve thrown off the results of her breath test. The (Bloomsburg) Press Enterprise reports the argument came during a hearing Tuesday for 47-year-old Jana Moschgat. An officer who pulled Moschgat over testified she was nibbling on […]