Entries by Wes Yahola

Bumper Music for Friday, January 8th

– Elivs: That’s Alright Mama – Elvis: Polk Salad Annie – Coldplay: A Head Full of Dreams – Tom Jones: Elvis Presley Blues – Neil Diamond: Sweet Caroline – The Ohio Players: Love Rollercoaster – Bruce Springsteen: Candy’s Room – The Tokens: The Lion Sleeps Tonight – Kenny Rogers: The Gambler – Junior Wells: Messin’ […]

Man eats crack in front of cop

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A 51-year-old Gainesville man is accused of trying to down more than half a gram of crack cocaine during a traffic stop Monday, the Gainesville Police Department said. Timothy Hampton is charged with possession of cocaine with intent to sell and possession of drug equipment. Hampton was a passenger in a vehicle […]

Israeli reporter stabbed while demonstrating stab-proof vest

An Israeli reporter has been accidentally stabbed on the job while demonstrating a protective vest. Reporter Eitam Lachover was filming a story about a company making protective vests at a time when Israel is facing near-daily stabbing attacks by Palestinians. Linda Bar, a spokeswoman for Israel’s state broadcaster, said Lachover was asked to try on […]

Police Delete ‘Stupid’ Facebook Post, After Suspects Swipe Their Hubcaps

Police in Warwick, Rhode Island, have deleted a Facebook post that obliquely suggested two accused thieves might be “stupid.” Their alleged crime? Stealing hubcaps from a police cruiser parked in the police department parking lot. Shawn Bartis, 18, and an unnamed 17-year-old were arrested Sunday night after two detectives spotted them attempting to steal hubcaps, […]

Father And Son Dress In Drag, Rob Convenience Store

Some fathers teach their sons how to throw a baseball. Others teach them to rob. A father-son duo armed dressed as elderly women last year to rob a convenience store in Leeds, England. Talk about family bonding. Then 17-year-old Declan Pick wheeled his 38-year-old father Martin into the store. In a scheme that seems more […]

Alabama bomb squad opens suspicious bags full of hot dogs

FLORENCE, Ala., Jan. 6 (UPI) — Alabama police responded to reports of suspicious bags that were later found to be full of hot dogs. The Florence Police Department responded to a call from a local post office reporting a suspicious package at 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning and proceeded to examine the bags using x-ray […]

Man climbs highway sign, stopping traffic

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Police and witnesses say a man climbed atop a road sign along a major highway and stayed there for two hours, moving from side to side and dangling his feet as drivers below faced a long delay. Metro Nashville Police closed part of Interstate 65 about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. Police later […]

Bumper Music for Thursday, January 7th

– Little Richard: Lucille – Manfred Mann’s Earth Band: Circles – Joe South: Walk a Mile in My Shoes – Jimmy Ruffin: What Becomes of the Broken-Hearted – Billy Joel: We Didn’t Start the Fire – Humble Pie: Hot n Nasty – Roger Miller: Husband and Wives – Lee Michaels: Do You Know What I […]

Gymnastics on the Highway

Jordan Robert Bailey has the honor of being charged with Henry County, Indiana’s first felony of 2016. Bailey captured the honor after police were notified of a man “doing gymnastics” on a local highway. Those gymnastics were later determined to be cartwheels and, after allegedly resisting arrest, Bailey spit in an officer’s face.