Entries by Wes Yahola

Man ordered to remove ‘VI6SIX’ license plate

By Daniel Uria ETOBICOKE , Ontario, May 10 (UPI) — A Canadian man said he is being “strong armed” by local government to remove his vanity license plate which has been deemed offensive. Daniel D’Aloisio, 42, said he chose the vanity plate “VI6SIX” to honor his late father and their love for the Montreal Canadiens […]

Man uses prosthetic arm to assault officer in Fenton, police say

By Kim Bell FENTON • An angry customer at a car dealership who used his prosthetic arm to attack a police officer has been charged with assault, authorities say. The incident happened at about noon Saturday at Jim Butler Chevrolet after Joshua Stockinger, 28, returned a rented vehicle he had been using while the dealership […]

Being polite to officer leads to Massachusetts man’s arrest

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Politely holding a door open for a police officer has landed a Massachusetts man in jail. Authorities say Kayvon Mavaddat was at the Natick Mall on Friday when he held the door for the leaving officer. That officer thought Mavaddat looked familiar, and went to check his cruiser’s computer. The officer […]

Drunk Undertaker Loses Hearse

An undertaker from Italy was recently sent to Poland to pick up a dead body. On his way back, he stopped in Munich for a drink and lunch. Several hours later, the man was drunk and had no idea where he parked his hearse. The police asked the public for help. It took 24 hours […]

White ball python falls out of the ceiling at Tacoma hospital

By Ben Hooper TACOMA, Wash., May 10 (UPI) — Officials with a Washington state hospital said a former patient’s lost white ball python was found when it fell from a ceiling vent. The snake, which was reportedly smuggled into Tacoma General Hospital inside a cat carrier filled with stuffed animals, went missing inside the building […]

Stand Your Ground? Really?

South Carolina’s James Edward Loftis took a taxi home from Stilettos Gentlemen’s Club in Charleston last March. However, he refused to pay his fare and instead ducked inside his house. The cab driver and a friend of James’ that was with him went to his door in attempt to collect. James said he would get […]

Bumper Music for Wednesday, May 11th

– Gladys Knight & the Pips: The Nitty Gritty – Prince: Raspberry Beret – Gino Vannelli: People Gotta Move – Billy Gibbons: Treat Her Right – Tom Jones: She’s a Lady – Cold War Kids: Mine is Yours – Cat Stevens: Miles to Nowhere – Blues Image: Ride Captain Ride – Creedence Clearwater Revival: Good […]