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Condom piercer loses Supreme Court appeal
A Nova Scotia man who admitted he tampered with his girlfriend's condoms resulting in her pregnancy lost his Supreme Court appeal and must now serve the balance of his 18-month sentence on a charge of sexual assault.
Kansas spanking bill slapped down
A Kansas lawmaker recently sparked a spanking controversy with a bill that proposed parents and teachers could hit children up to 10 times, hard enough that it might leave a mark. Kansas is one of 19 states that allows corporal punishment in schools, but
Teen's Facebook brag costs dad $80,000
When Dana Snay learned her father had been awarded a settlement in an age-discrimination lawsuit, she couldn't resist bragging about it on Facebook. A judge ruled her boast may have cost the entire award.
Woman becomes first person to be jailed for trolling herself
Michelle Chapman, from Cornwall, is thought to be the first person in the UK to have been prosecuted for "trolling" herself. Chapman set up fake accounts in the name of her father and new stepmother; sending herself hundreds of abusive messages of 'very u
'999, we have a dog poo'
The Tower Hamlets Enforcement Officer accused Amber Langtry, 35, of not clearing up after her animal when she was walking with a friend in Victoria Park, East London.
Meth dealer called Walter White sentenced to 12 years in prison
A real-life meth dealer called Walter White - the name of the protagonist in Breaking Bad - has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for selling the drug in Montana. The 53-year-old dealer of Billings, Montana – who happens to bear the same name
Tom Wagner left sleeping on locked plane during layover
A Louisiana man who slept through his layover in Houston and went unnoticed by the crew on his United Express flight woke up to find himself on a dark, cold plane with the doors locked, a local television station reports.
‘Stupidity ran deep' during ‘stab-proof' vest demonstration
A young Edmonton man who grievously wounded his friend while testing a supposedly “stab-proof” vest was sentenced to six months in jail Tuesday.
Court heard that Justin Harder, 18, was bragging to his friend Calvin Wesley Clackson, 21 about a “stab-pro
Sriracha hot sauce factory ordered to partially shut down
A California judge has given a dose of cold water to the hot sauce Sriracha, ruling Tuesday that the factory that manufactures the trendy condiment must partially shut down after neighbours complained of the spicy smells it was producing.
Robot Suicide Could Be Cause of House Fire
The Singularity is nigh--at least according to The Daily Mail. One paranoid android took that Radiohead song a little too literally and reportedly switched itself on and maneuvered its way onto a hot plate, where it melted, setting fire to its owner's hou
Sriracha hot sauce maker sued for plant's powerful chili odour
The maker of Sriracha hot sauce is under fire for allegedly fouling the air around its Southern California factory. The city of Irwindale filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court Monday asking a judge to stop production at the Huy Fong Foods factory,
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