Law enforcement officials said Friday they struck a major blow against illegal marijuana cultivation on public lands in the heart of Northern California pot country.The two-week operation to purge the Mendocino National Forest of illicit pot gardens uprooted 460,000 pot plants and led to more than 100 arrests, U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag said.About 1,500 pounds of processed… Continue
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A man who was found stuck head-first inside a storm drain in a residential street early Thursday morning claims that he wasn't drunk and was the victim of a gang attack.
Jared Medeiros, 21, of Ceres, California, says he was attacked and robbed by gang members who threw his cell phone into the drain.
He said he got stuck in the drain when he tried to… Continue
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DeFUNIAK SPRINGS — A man is facing an animal cruelty charge after his grandson saw him attempting to have sex with a dog, according to a Walton County Sheriff’s Office arrest report.
Eugene Hickman, 54, was arrested on Saturday morning and charged with one felony count of animal cruelty, according to the report.
His family contacted law enforcement after the grandson… Continue
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A designated driver is usually the only way to go if you've had too much to drink - unless he's eight years old.
But authorities said that’s exactly what they found when they pulled over a pick-up truck on a Louisiana interstate on Saturday morning.
State troopers were called when a passing motorist noticed the Chevrolet truck d… Continue
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We always knew Denverites (and Coloradans in general) had a penchant to live on the wild side, but who knew it'd lead to this? The first International Pole Dance Competition in the U.S. will come to Denver August 6 - 7. Dancers will compete at the Oriental Theater in Wheat Ridge.
Categories of competition include pole amateur, pole pro, non-traditional pole showcase (which allows for props such as silk,… Continue
Added by REDD on July 30, 2011 at 11:41pm —
In an unfortunate and sad twist of fate, almost exactly two years after Michael Jackson's's shocking and untimely death, his iconic leather jacket worn by him in the 'Thriller' video has sold for an eye opening $1.8 million dollars.The red and black leather jacket was purchased on June 26, 2011 by Milton Verret, a commodities trader from Austin, Texas, at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills. Verret… Continue
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You got that pic I sent you?" That's the tweet that is going to be heard 'round the world this week. Chris Brown shot the 140 characters or less over to his ex-girlfriend Rihana last weekend, but removed the post -- most likely meant for Direct Message via Twitter -- quicker than you can think of blinking your eye.Last month, Rihanna fans lit up the Internet disapproving of the 'Loud' singer's decision to follow her… Continue
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BET Award winner Nicki Minaj was in trouble with the law at Jamaica's Reggae Sumfest 2011 over the weekend. The rapper was slapped with a $1,000 fine for her dirty mouth and dirty dancing.According to the Jamaica Observer,the Harajuku Barbie's performance was "peppered with expletives accentuated by sexually suggestive dance moves." Translation: Nicki Minaj was being Nicki Minaj.… Continue
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Only two weeks after announcing her split from husband of seven years, Marc Anthony, rumor has it that Jennifer Lopez is attempting to rekindle her romance with Sean "Diddy" Combs.According to BET, anonymous sources from both J.Lo and Diddy's camps have shed some light on the reports.Diddy's source told BET that Jennifer is "the love of his life" and his "fantasy girl," but… Continue
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Don't expect voter turnout in one Michigan city to be particularly high this year.
A Lansing medical marijuana dispensary has discontinued a campaign promising free pot to patients who register to vote following criticism from Michigan officials,WLNS-TV reports .
The Your Healthy Choice Clinic offered customers half a gram of weed or an edible marijuana product as… Continue
Added by REDD on July 29, 2011 at 11:49pm —
Beauty comes in all sizes. And so do beauty pageants.
For more than two decades, the groundbreaking Miss Cicciona pageant has turned heads in Italy by celebrating a different kind of beauty. Open only to women who weigh more than 220 pounds, Miss Cicciona gives plus-size women an opportunity to take home a tiara.
This year's Miss Cicciona -- which translates roughly to… Continue
Added by REDD on July 28, 2011 at 11:38pm —
How much would you pay to look like the real Casey Anthony for Halloween?
How about nearly $1 million?
A latex rubber mask bearing a striking resemblance to Anthony drew a winning bid Wednesday night of $999,900.
The mask, offered for sale from Los Angeles, received 105 total bids after it… Continue
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A mixed-race woman who is due to marry a white supremacist murder suspect on Hitler's birthday has spoken out in support of her man.
Erica Herrera, who is half Hawaiian and half Hispanic, said despite prison inmate Curtis Allgier's frightening appearance - with tattoos of swastikas and the… Continue
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MEXICO CITY — A 15-year-old whom the authorities had accused of beheading four men as a hired killer for a drug cartel, highlighting the pull of young people into organized crime, was convicted on Tuesday and sentenced to three years in prison.
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South Korean scientists said on Wednesday they have created a glowing dog using a cloning technique that could help find cures for human diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, Yonhap news agency reported.
A research team from Seoul National University (SNU) said the genetically modified female beagle, named Tegon and born in 2009, has been found to glow fluorescent green under ultraviolet light if… Continue
Added by REDD on July 27, 2011 at 10:21pm —
Spending $80 hot dog seems hard to swallow. But a baseball team in Brockton, Mass., managed to get not one, but two people to shell out that much dough for a tube steak this past Saturday.
In the process, they believe they have made it into the Guinness Book Of World Records
The Brockton Rox of the Can-Am League, an independent baseball team, broke the world record for… Continue
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A Cobb County mother has opted for a new trial to defend herself against accusations that she was responsible for the death of her 4-year-old son, her attorney said.…
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Katy Perry had it right with her hit song "I Kissed A Girl."
Whether it's in a movie or at an awards show, celeb women are always endulging in some girl-on-girl action.
And we love it!
Bar Refaeli is enjoying her time in Italy with her beau David Fisher and what better way to spend it then by… Continue
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Chicago police late Monday shot and wounded a 13-year-old boy who one official said was holding a BB gun, the second police-involved shooting of the night.No officers were injured in the shooting at roughly 11 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Kedvale Avenue in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, authorities said.
His parents identified the boy as Jimmell… Continue
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RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Raleigh police have arrested Laura Ackerson's ex-boyfriend and his wife after authorities in Texas found the body of a woman over the weekend.
Around 1 a.m. Monday, Raleigh police arrested 32-year-old Grant Ruffin Hayes, and his wife, 39-year-old Amanda Perry Hayes, in Kinston. Both are charged with murder in connection with Ackerson's…
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