Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Man Trying to Make a Point About Lax School Security Walks Into Different Sandy Hook Elementary with ‘High Powered Rifle’

It remains unclear why a Virginia man walked into the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Strasburg this morning armed with a 2 x 4 labeled "High Powered Rifle" written on it, though the Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office believes he was trying to make a point about school security — or, rather, lack thereof.

Whatever his intentions, 33-year-old Christopher Johnson was immediately approached by a school employee upon entering the school that shares its name with the one in Connecticut that was targeted by a mass murderer last Friday.

Chicago Woman Attacked With 'Sock Full of Poop'

OAK PARK — A woman assaulted on the CTA Blue Line in Oak Park last week told police another passenger struck her in the face with a sock filled with human excrement.

“He had a sock full of his poop on me,” said the 21-year-old college student.“It was everywhere; on my face, my hair, my clothes.”

Half a billion dollars' worth of checks found at Jewish holy site in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM – Worshippers usually leave notes to the Almighty at one of Judaism's holiest sites. But half a billion dollars?

Rabbi Shmuel Rabinovitch, who oversees Jerusalem's Western Wall, said a worshipper found an envelope at the site Wednesday with 507 checks in the amount of about $1 million each. They were not addressed to anyone, and it's doubtful they can be cashed.

Christmas lights removed from inside dog

He probably just wanted a light lunch: Dog survives surgery to have Christmas decorations removed from his stomach

  • Sharon Fay was concerned when she saw wire sticking out of dog's feces 
  • X-ray showed decorations in his stomach that could have proved fatal
  • Vets rushed the dog to the operating table and performed life-saving surgery

VIDEO  Meet Charlie. The dog with a taste for Christmas lights... 

Christmas is a time for overindulgence.

But this hungry hound took it too far when he swallowed a foot of fairy lights.

Charlie, a seven-year-old crossbreed dog from Southampton, had to be rushed to the operating table and saved by a team of vets who performed life-saving surgery on him.