Sunday, January 27, 2008

Bits of News

Indiana Boys Left With Bleeding Tongues After Licking Flagpole
"The nurse asked them, 'OK, who double-dog dared who?"'

Two fourth-grade boys from Indiana mimicking a scene from the movie A Christmas Story wound up with their tongues stuck to a frozen flagpole. Gavin Dempsey and James Alexander were serving on flag duty at Jackson Elementary School Friday morning, with the job of raising and lowering the school's flags. They decided to see if their tongues really would stick to the cold metal.

Stolen Laptop Leads To Man's Arrest
A 19-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after he took a laptop computer into a store to get the password protection removed, North Charleston police said.
A manager at RentWay on 5617 Rivers Ave. recognized a picture on the Dell Inspiron laptop's start-up screen as his friend's child, an incident report states.
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"Piggy Bank Bandit" Caught With Fingerprint
An Austin man is accused of stealing the money from this boy's piggy bank. A convicted burglar on parole is back behind bars Friday night after police say they connected him to four additional home burglaries.
The burglaries included one where Victoriano Vasquez, 31, allegedly stole a three-year-old's piggy bank savings for college.
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