No Smoking or Off to Jail

Well, both my parents died from Cancer, so I can relate to a country that wants to completely ban cigarette smoking but this Buddhist monk could face five years in prison after becoming the first casualty of a stringent anti-smoking law in the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, which vows to become the first smoke-free […]

Big Rewards to Catch Smokers

Ratting on neighbours who light up in secret can be lucrative in Sweden, where a landlords’ association said it would offer a nice reward for turning in people who violate a strict smoking ban in a residential building. “I have decided to offer a reward of 5,000 kronor (560 euros, 740 dollars) to our tenants […]

Don’t Smoke Weed and Drive

And definitely don’t carry 500 pounds of it and run a red light! Police stopped a driver for running a red light and discovered more than 500 pounds of marijuana inside his minivan, authorities said. Clement Hunter, 30, was awaiting arraignment on Monday following his arrest on drug charges, authorities said. Hunter ran a red […]

Drop the Snowball or We Will Shoot

Two Berlin police officers were pelted by snowballs thrown by a group of about 40 youths but were able to fight them off with pepper spray, police said on Sunday. The officers were investigating a brawl early Saturday morning. They ignored demands from a group of about 25 youths to leave and were then attacked […]

Thief Guilty of Stealing from Casket

Talk about crazy! Police have arrested a Pennsylvania man who they say stole two hand-held video game systems and three games from the casket of a teen who was killed in a Christmas Day SUV crash. ? State police say they got an anonymous tip that enabled them to arrest 37-year-old Jody Lynn Bennett, of […]

Dumb Robber Catches Himself

An unusual weapon led to a tense, awkward standoff between a market owner and a robber the other day and in the end the would be robber knocked himself out. As a Manassas, Va., store owner opened his business, a man barged in wielding a really big stick — taller than he was, it appears. […]