Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Goodwill shoe donation

Money found in shoes donated to Goodwill store in Marshfield

Raw 92-Year-Old Skydiver Takes Plunge

92-year-old Jane Bockstruck celebrated her birthday this month with a flawless 13 000-foot plunge from an airplane She took the 120-mph free fall in front of her children grandchildren and great-grandchildren in Orange Massachusetts Sept 29

Strange News Briefs

Can They Bear Each Other Jewel of a Discovery Bloomberg News

Snake 'Boxing Matches' Draw Tourists in Thailand

Residents of a village in northern Thailand make their living from what they call boxing matches with snakes Trained snake fighters go eye-to-eye with venomous king cobra snakes Sept 29

Monday, September 28, 2009

Fringe, Weird and Paranormal

Big cats ghosts aliens and a host of unexplained supernatural phenomena are revealed today in a study of the paranormal in the UK during the last 25 years

After Bee Van Crash, Rescuers Swarmed

Officials in Turkey say a van stacked with beehives crashed into a truck Monday causing the bees to swarm About 20 people are being treated for bee stings at local hospitals Sept 28

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Raw Gorillas Run Thru London

The streets of London were overrun by gorillas on Saturday when over 600 people took part in the 7th annual Gorilla run Organizers hoped the event would raise money for their work to save the great gorillas in Africa Sept 27

Kids allegedly play with AK-47

South Kingstown police say they re now investigating a report a man took a loaded AK-47 from two children

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Raw 3-Month-Old Orangutan Makes TV Debut

New Orleans Audubon Zoo is unveiling its newest member of the family Baby Menari is a three-month-old orangutan She was born June 10 and is one of only two orangutans born in the U S this year Sept 24

Breaking News: Tower Threat

Federal agents busted man for trying to bomb a downtown Dallas skyscraper

World's Smartest Horse

World s Smartest Horse

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

WOOD TV8 launches eightWest

Two WOOD TV8 personalities who know the ins and outs of West Michigan are set to hit the air waves together for a new energizing show about life

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Sports News Briefs

Ex-Giant Plaxico Burress Gets Two Years in Prison Cries After Sentencing Russian Billionaire Prokhorov Offers to Buy New Jersey Nets Tom Brady and Wife Gisele Bundchen Sued Over Wedding Gunshots 160 Men Take Part in World Beard and Moustache Championships Bloomberg News

17 'Blaze' Into Record Books

17 professional daredevils in Ohio set a Guinness World Record for most people burning at the same time

17 Burn At Same Time To Break Record

One person catching on fire is a serious accident 160 Seventeen people burning at the same time is a Guinness World Record 160 Daredevil Ted Batchelor and sixteen of his friends bravely walked and waved their arms during their fiery show 160 In the end they stayed on fire for nearly forty-four seconds and broke the previous world record of twelve people on fire simultaneously without supplied oxygen

Monday, September 21, 2009

Astrology Growing in Interest

Sept 18 2009 -- Countless people check their horoscopes every day It s one reason why Astrology is growing in interest especially on Beliefnet com

Saturday, September 19, 2009

New, Bizarre Species of Fish Found Off Brazil

A group of researchers discovered a previously unknown species of fish off the coast of Brazil this week which they believe to be the first of its kind ever spotted by human beings Sept 19

Friday, September 18, 2009

Criminally Insane Killer on the Loose

Criminally Insane Killer on the Loose following field trip to state fair in Washington State

Night Lights Puts a Scare Into Texas Couple

A couple in Texas says their camera has captured some mysterious lights that no one can explain Sept 18

Couple Reunited With Their Stolen Dog

Nine-year-old Benji was one hot dog Four weeks ago he was stolen along with his owners car from a restaurant parking lot in North Carolina On Thursday the lucky pooch was reunited with his family Sept 18

Fast Food Eater Gets Spoon Stuck in Lung

A Wilmington North Carolina man is breathing better and feeling healthy after a doctor removed a piece of a plastic spoon from his lung Sept 18

Thursday, September 17, 2009

'It's all Steve's fault'

Steve Stucker s morning schtick Septmeber 18 2009

Lego Building Brings One Man Big Bucks

Lego toys are proving big business for one New York man who creates art from the plastic pieces Sept 17

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

World's Tallest Man

A host of record breakers including the world s tallest man and the biggest burger ever sold are celebrated

World's tallest man crowned in London

Sultan Kosen from Turkey at 2m 46cm is now officially the tallest man on the planet On his first ever trip outside of his homeland Kosen spoke to AFPTV about the advantages and disadvantages of his astonishing height

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Man Moves to the Valley, Almost Dies

It s an amazing story of survival after a man moves to the valley and almost dies the very next day

First Person: at Lebowski Festival, 'Dude' Rules

Fans in Minneapolis revel in the 1998 cult favorite flick The Big Lebowski coming in character to a bowling alley and downing White Russians all fixtures from the film Sept 15

Monday, September 14, 2009

"The Horse Boy" documents stunning journey

The Horse Boy documents a stunning journey by an East Travis County family to the other side of the world

Tom Joles explains his black eye

those of you who watch eyewitness news 4 on a regular basis have undoubtedly noticed our tom joles has been off the air for nearly a week he s actually been working---but behind the scenes---because of a colorful little problem he has he joins us now to briefly explain what s going on
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10 18 pm nicole and joe this is what s going on--a big black eye while it looks like someone punched me this is actually the result of a medical condition i spent time in the e-r last tuesday morning and then saw a sinus specialist later that day and have been told everything is fine now while nicole keeps kidding me that i look like a hideous monster---i m actually getting better isn t that right nicole while i would love to be anchoring right now i don t want to be a distraction so while i wait for this to go away i invite you to enjoy the much better looking guys filling in for me---joe vigil and eric kahnert stay tuned hope to see you again soon

Raw Cattle Wander Into Convenience Store

A handful of steers participating in a cattle parade in Puyallup Washington veered off course on Sunday and wandered inside a convenience store forcing cowboys on horseback to enter and herd them outside Sept 14

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Another accolade for Steve

Another accolade for Steve

Raw Grizzly Takes Dip in Montana Pool

A 7-year-old learning how to swim at the local pool is nothing new unless it s an 800-pound 363-kilogram grizzly bear taking the plunge Sept 13

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Elderly Man Robs California Bank

Elderly Man with oxygen tank holds up a San Diego Bank

Friday, September 11, 2009

Fast Food Marijuana Mix Up

Two McDonalds Customers Receive a Gun and a bag of Marijuana in their order The package was meant for the next people in the drive-thru line

Man's joyride in police cruiser caught on tape

a man in the four corners area is accused of taking off in a police car and now we re seeing how it happened erisa nakano is live in our farmington bureau to explain how the man got into the car in the first place erisa according to this report deputies responded to calls that minors were drinking in the hills of aztec over labor day weekend but they didn t expect to have one of their car s stolen this is dashcam video just released it shows one of the party-goers hopping in the vehicle and driving away the man was identified as 21- year-old matthew anderson one of the deputies left the car running -- when investigators say anderson jumped in we leave them running just so that our cameras and other emergency equipment don t inadvertantly shut off because sometimes we re out there for hours at a time deputies say anderson didn t go too far beforhe pulled over when investigators asked him why he drove away in the deputy car he reportedly said he thought it would be fun live from the farmington bureau erisa nakano

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Question of the Day: Sept. 11, 2009

On Sept 11 1987 something very strange happened during the CBS Evening News What was it

Pedestrian killed in train accident

Sixty three Amtrak passengers ended up stranded on the tracks in Leverett for just over four hours

Pet Rooster Owner Hopeful in Eviction Case

The celebrity rooster seen riding on his owner s bicycle in Miami Beach may not get evicted if the city makes a special exception Sept 10

Michigan Fisherman Catches 41-pound Fish

A lifelong fisherman in northern Michigan has become a local celebrity since he caught a record-breaking brown trout on Wednesday Sept 10

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Raw Cheetah Sets Speed Record

Sarah the Cincinnati Zoo s eight-year-old female cheetah is now the world s fastest land mammal She sprinted 100 meters in only 6 16 seconds Sept 10

Survey Says - Height = Happy

According to New Study Height Means Higher Education Level and Higher Income Levels

Models Show Off Toilet Paper Wedding Dresses

It s a great idea for brides trying to marry on the cheap Israeli designers have made some disposable wedding dresses Sept 9

Speeder Wears Monkey Mask

A Phoenix man apparently likes to speed but doesn t like having his picture taken Traffic cameras have snapped him wearing different masks as he speeds on the highways Sept 9

Elderly Man Buried Inside His 1973 Pontiac

A 90-year-old South Carolina got his final wish being buried in his 1973 Pontiac Catalina In the passenger seat was Lonnie Holloway s collection of guns Holloway is also buried next to his wife who died two years ago Sept 9

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Question of the Day: Sept. 9, 2009

Which number when spelled out is the only number that has all of its letters in alphabetical order

The Buzz: Gender Controversy

There is a global debate over the gender of a female Olympian track star

Teen Boy Has Bloody Tears

A teenage boy who cried tears of blood is seeing a Memphis specialist who for the first time has given the family hope of a cure

Dog Hops Online, Looking for Date

One dog in Oregon is taking his look for love online seeking a mate on Craigslist for his first doggy date Sept 8

Monday, September 7, 2009

Cricket spitting contest

It s all in the family

Raw Man Attempts Fiery Record

A professional stunt man tried to set the world record Sunday for being set on fire for the longest amount of time He only made it a minute and a half which is about a minute short of the record Sept 8

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Baby miraculously survives car crashing into crib

a baby is doing just fine-- after a car went crashing into his room today leaving his crib in pieces jeff maher talked to the parents -- and met the tough baby he s live near tramway and lomas with a story you saw first on four jeff the baby s room is all boarded up now -- and this incredibly strange accident has left a lot of people out here with a question they likely will never know the answer to --- how in the world did an 8-month-old boy survive it is this the baby yeah oh my gosh the miracle baby yep 8-month-old christopher has no idea that he just survived what most would consider unsurvivable -- a 2 000 pound car smashing through the wall of his room and rolling over his crib as he slept inside

Body found on Santa Fe River bank

Body found on Santa Fe River bank

Car crashes into apartment, lands on toddler's bed

car comes crashing through their bedroom---- the tires rolling right on top of the toddler s bed it happened at an apartment near tramway and lomas that s where jeff maher is live with our top story jeff the crash left a hole in the side of the building neighbors on this street say it s a miracle that nobody was killed or seriously injured in the accident -- especially since an 8-month-old boy was asleep in his crib inside the room that the car came crashing through take a look at this video - it is incredible a four-door mitsubishi - take a look at this video - it is incredible a four-door mitsubishi - sitting on top of a 2-year-old girl s bed we re told the girl had been sleeping in that bed just minutes before the crash but had woken up and her mother had taken her to another room just by chance the baby was still in the crib - - the front of the car actually hit the crib but the baby only suffered minor injuries immediately after the crash neighbors converged on the apartment getting the baby and the driver out of the room police say the driver somehow lost control of the car as she was cruising the neighborhood looking for a dog in distress - - - -drove across a driveway and went airborne into the apartment the landlord of the building along with many others are in total disbelief neighbors were worried the crash was going to cause a fire either from the car or the building - so they pulled the fuses from the car because the fuel pump was still running and turned off the gas main to the apartment police say they do not believe alcohol was to blame for the accident -ut they have taken the driver in for questioning and medical observation she has not yet been charged

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Raw Car Races Jet in Singapore

A racing car was pitted against a jetliner at Singapore s state s airport on Saturday to determine the speed king of the tarmac Sept 6

Friday, September 4, 2009

Firefighter Plans Skydive Marathon

An Indiana firefighter has planned a real up-and-down day attempting to skydive 100 times in southwest Ohio Sept 4

Civil War Buff Fires Cannon, Blasts House

A cannon shot by a Civil War buff in Pennsylvania claims a window wall and medicine cabinet in a neighbor s house The buff now faces charges for the act Sept 4

Ban on Smelly Riders Turns Out to Be a Stinker

City officials in Honolulu consider banning smelly people from public transportation But lawyers turned up their noses at the idea saying it may not be legal Sept 4

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Question of the Day: Sept. 4, 2009

On the average Americans spend 100 hours a year doing what

Hot dogs from a hearse?

Jim Belcher is looking to build one heck of a good business with his Hellacious Hotdogs He sells his funeral-themed food from a cart that he hauls around with a big black hearse

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Raw Robber Uses Car to Get What He Wants

Police in Ohio are searching the driver who used his car to smash through the front window of an adult store got out and grabbed what he wanted and then took off Surveillance video captured the whole incident Sept 3

India Balloon Man

A man uses his strange talent as a party pleaser in India He can use his ears to blow up balloons

Reality show casting UFO talent

Roswell s international fame as the site of what may--or may not have been--a flying saucer crash may give it a starring role in a new reality TV show

In-Depth Look - Allen Stanford's Gambling Losses

Stanford s Gambling Markers Have Bounced Sued for Over 258 480 in Gambling Debt Bloomberg News

Cat Limps Home With Arrow Through Head

GRAPHIC FOOTAGE A four-year-old cat wanders away from home only to return with a 13-inch arrow through his head Sept 2

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Bank asks armless man for thumbprint

A Tampa man with prosthetic arms says a Bank of America branch refused to cash his check because he couldn t give a thumbprint