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Frog Phobic New York Man Awarded $1.6 Million

Clarence, NY – A homeowner suffering from ranidaphobia in the town of Clarence, northeast of Buffalo, was awarded $1.6 million in damages after water runoff caused his property to be besieged in frogs, inadvertently turning it into a wetland habitat. Paul Marinaccio Sr., 65, expressed feeling like a prisoner in his home, petrified, while inundated with [...]

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United flight diverted after family complains about movie

A violent in-flight movie apparently proved to be too much for a family traveling with kids, setting off a chain of events that led to the pilot diverting the flight and an airline taking a second look at its entertainment offerings. The incident happened on a United flight from Denver to Baltimore on Feb. 2, [...]

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Cookie Monster Performer Pushes 2-Year-Old Over Tip, Family Claims

The Cookie Monster was caught with his hands in the cookie jar – and now he  may face jail time. A man who dressed up as the popular “Sesame Street” character to entertain  tourists in Manhattan’s Times Squares is accused of pushing the 2-year-old son  of Bollywood star Parmita Kurada, the New York Daily News [...]

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Iowa woman accused of hanging boyfriend’s dog in garage

An Iowa woman hanged one of her boyfriend’s three dogs in the garage, and  told police that she killed the dog because it was old and sick. The Des Moines Register reports 28-year-old Sheena Cornwell was arrested  Saturday evening after her boyfriend came home to discover the dog hanging by  its collar and leash from [...]

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Kindergarten Boy Suspended for His ‘Distracting’ Mohawk

When 5-year-old Ethan Clos showed up at school with a short, spiky mohawk last week, his fellow kindergarteners thought it was cool. But administrators at Reid Primary and Middle School in Springfield, Ohio, deemed the edgy cut too disruptive, and ordered him home until he adopted a tamer style. His mom, Keshia Castle, said that [...]

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