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llama in Tallahassee caught using lasso and taser

llama in Tallahassee caught using lasso and taser

Floridians know there’s no shortage of wildlife in the Sunshine State, but kangaroos and llamas? While Pasco Sheriff’s deputies were capturing a kangaroo that was on the loose in Lacoochee, deputies in Tallahassee had to use a taser gun to re-capture a llama that had escaped his pen. Pasco County Sheriff’s deputies, along with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ... Read More »

Julia Caples believes drinking blood keeps her young and vigorous

Julia Caples believes drinking blood keeps her young and vigorous

Julia Caples, 45, has been sucking the blood of willing donors for more than 30 years. She meets fellow vampire enthusiasts at a local occult and oddities store where she cuts them with a pagan-style knife before lapping up their blood. She believes it keeps her young and vigorous, just like the ageless bloodsuckers from movies such as Twilight. The ... Read More »

220 pounds of cocaine found in bananas : shipment to Danish

220 pounds of cocaine found in bananas

Staff at a supermarket found 220lbs of smuggled cocaine hidden inside a crate of bananas. Staff at the Coop in Denmark got a big surprise when they opened crates from Colombia and found the drugs. The powder was discovered in Aarhus when workers noticed that some of the boxes were heavier than others. A Coop spokesman said more bags with ... Read More »

Exam protector recognized French mother as impostor

exam protector recognized French mother as impostor

Parents who are willing to cheat for their kids’ grades are already a rung or two up the whacko ladder. But I can’t even be all finger pointy at 52-year-old Caroline D. who allegedly tried to pose as her daughter during the baccalaureate exam. I’m just too busy LOLing! The Huffington Post reports that the mother really committed for this ... Read More »

Canada donation matching to Typhoon Haiyan relief

Canada donation matching to Typhoon Haiyan relief

A volunteer at a Toronto church unpacking goods dropped off to help Filipino survivors of Typhoon Haiyan pulls out a sunshine-yellow gown, holds it aloft and jokes to a fellow helper about who is going to need a party dress. Then she dutifully folds the pleated skirt and bodice into a square and places it on one of a dozen ... Read More »

Shavonnte Taylor had baby boy in Metro station

Shavonnte Taylor had baby boy in Metro station

Those were indeed the cries of a newborn baby on the platform at the L’Enfant Plaza Metro Station Thursday morning. The baby boy showed up two weeks early. His mom was on her way to a doctor’s appointment at the time. “They’re doing great,” says Sharon Taylor of her grandson, Amir Mason, and daughter, Shavonnte Taylor. “I have a beautiful, ... Read More »

“He was from Alabama,” “He was raised on potatoes.”

"He was from Alabama," "He was raised on potatoes."

When Sally Colburn reached into a 10-pound bag of potatoes on Wednesday night, she figured she’d get nourishment, not a message from her dead husband, Jack. “I was just frying up some onions and potatoes,” she told The Huffington Post. “I reached in the bag and the last potato was shaped like a heart.” Heart-shaped potatoes are uncommon, but not ... Read More »

Driver heard a cat’s scream under hood after trip to Florida

driver heard a cat's scream under hood after trip to Florida

Tallahassee, FL – A Georgia woman drives from Cairo to Tallahassee with a passenger that she didn’t know she had. “He’s a Cairo cat and he hitched a ride all the way to Tallahassee.” Says Curtis White. White says a little kitten rode in of his co-worker’s car — under the hood. “This little guy was hopelessly stuck down into ... Read More »

Schmitt family found gold chains, five gold coins and a gold ring

Schmitt family found gold chains, five gold coins and a gold ring

The treasure-hunting Schmitt family made the discovery of a lifetime after finding what could be $300,000 worth of gold off the coast of Fort Pierce in Florida, reports the Orlando Sentinel. The family—along with diver and friend, Dale Zeak— found the fortune about 150 yards offshore and just 15 feet down. They uncovered 64 feet of thin gold chain, five ... Read More »

Tabitha Leah Ritchie baby bump was cold and hard

Tabitha Leah Ritchie baby bump was cold and hard

Colombian police say they have arrested a Toronto woman who wore a fake pregnancy belly to smuggle cocaine. Col. Esteban Arias says 28-year-old Tabitha Leah Ritchie was stopped while trying to board an Air Canada flight in Bogota after an inspector noted that her belly was unusually cold and hard. He says police discovered a false belly made of latex ... Read More »

Jonathan Trappe went from Maine to Newfoundland

Jonathan Trappe went from Maine to Newfoundland

The balloonist who took off from northern Maine early Thursday morning on what he hoped would be a record-breaking trans-Atlantic flight is on the ground after landing in Newfoundland around 6:30 p.m. Few details are available on what cut Jonathan Trappe’s cluster balloon flight short, but according to a post he made on his Facebook page he is in a ... Read More »