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  • Editorial: Toilet trouble: City doing its best to deal with public defecation but root cause remains

    07/24/2013 11:51:15 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 62 replies
    It's a basic human act, and it says a lot about society -- and the state of homelessness in Santa Cruz in the year 2013 -- that a discussion about keeping people from doing it in public places is even warranted. But here we are. The problem: An increasing amount of human waste is being found along the San Lorenzo River levee and in downtown-area open space. People relieving themselves in public spots is apparently a growing problem in the city, one that has residents who regularly walk the levee path and business owners along Front Street -- many of...
  • Half-naked woman in hot pink duct tape attacks, injures 3 cops

    05/20/2012 8:10:28 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 67 replies
    KOMO News ^ | May 20, 2012
    <p>SEATTLE - A half-naked woman wearing hot pink duct tape attacked and injured three police officers in a bizarre incident Saturday night outside a lower Queen Anne bar, police said.</p> <p>The outlandish drama began at about 8 p.m., when the woman began stripping off her clothes inside the bar and sticking hot pink duct tape on her upper body area, said Seattle police spokeswoman Renee Witt.</p>
  • EMS tapes show George Zimmerman did not sustain fatal injuries in encounter with Trayvon Martin

    03/31/2012 9:07:17 AM PDT · by kristinn · 146 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Saturday, March 31, 2012 | Matthew Lysiak and Rich Schapiro
    SNIP On Friday, the Daily News obtained EMS documents suggesting Zimmerman, who an ex-colleague said was fired from a security job for being too aggressive, did not sustain serious injuries in the fatal encounter. Paperwork detailing the EMS response to the shooting scene shows that a call for a second ambulance was canceled. An audiotape containing the EMS communications, also obtained by The News on Friday, records unidentified workers discussing the scene. Zimmerman’s condition is mentioned briefly in the 30-minute recording. “Do we have a second patient?” a man asks. “That’s affirmative. We have a second patient,” a woman replies....
  • Swedish flamingoes massacred in frenzied anteater attack

    04/07/2011 8:17:49 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 2,366 replies · 1+ views
    The Local (Sweden) ^ | April 5, 2011
    A flock of ten flamingoes have met a brutal end at a zoo in Eskilstuna in eastern Sweden after a curious anteater broke into their compound and clawed them to death, leaving a further five birds nursing injuries.
  • Dog-cooking, tree-taking school-burner may lose job

    07/21/2006 1:30:31 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 18 replies · 1,082+ views
    Reuters/Yahoo ^ | Fri Jul 21, 8:37 AM ET
    Dog-cooking, tree-taking school-burner may lose job Fri Jul 21, 8:37 AM ET BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese headmaster, who tried to buy off colleagues by cooking dog meat for them after secretly selling off trees around the school, ended up setting fire to classrooms when the meal burst into flames, a Chinese newspaper said Friday. Ten classrooms containing televisions, computers, printers and textbooks burned down, leaving nearly 100 children unable to go to school, the Beijing Youth Daily said. The headmaster, in the northeastern province of Heilongjiang, sold off a 1,000-tree arboretum surrounding the school on the sly, the newspaper...