Camera Catches Tow Truck Driver Taking $110K Sports Car On An Alleged Joyride

Camera Catches Tow Truck Driver Taking $110K Sports Car On An Alleged Joyride

A tow truck driver in Texas was unable to resist the lure of a $110,000 sports car: he took the vehicle out for a joyride before delivering it to its destination — a joyride that was caught on the car’s camera system. [More]

French Apple Store Smasher Sentenced, Ordered To Repay $19K In Damages

French Apple Store Smasher Sentenced, Ordered To Repay $19K In Damages

The man who went on a phone-smashing spree at a mall near Dijon, France, reportedly because the company wouldn’t replace his defective iPhone, has received a six-month suspended prison sentence. He must stay away from the mall and pay Apple back for his destruction spree. [More]


Police: Hairstylist Used Pepper Spray On Dissatisfied Customer

In yet another example of why it’s important to be cautious when enlisting services from strangers online, a New Jersey woman says a hairstylist she hired on Craigslist pepper-sprayed her in the face when she expressed dissatisfaction with the results. [More]

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Video Seems To Show Man Instructing Boy To Swipe Package From Homeowner’s Porch

It’s bad enough to steal a package from a stranger’s porch, but enlisting the help of a kid to do your dirty work? That’s even worse. [More]

Cpt. Brick

Police: Woman Scams First Date Out Of $300 Gift Card At Dinner

We’ve heard of jerks who take advantage of folks looking for love, from dining-and-dashing to elaborate scams that swindle romantic targets out of thousands of dollars. Now, police in Connecticut say one woman fleeced her date after he paid for dinner — and used the money to go out with other men. [More]

Great Beyond

Walmart Worker Accused Of Setting Multiple Fires Inside The Same Store

Things got a bit heated at a Walmart in Massachusetts recently, after a employee allegedly set three fires inside the store. [More]


Air Rage Incidents Reported By Airlines On The Rise

They drink too much, bang on cockpit doors, smoke in the bathroom, light blankets on fire, and break things. It seems like we’re constantly reporting on disruptive passengers interfering with commercial flights, and there’s good reason: air rage incident reports from airlines are up worldwide, according to a new report. [More]

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California Police Catch Driver In The Carpool Lane With Mannequin Passenger

Listen: if you want to hang out with a mannequin or a wooden dummy instead of a real person, no one is going to stop you from being your best Lars and the Real Girl self. Just don’t expect the police to count your inanimate friend as a passenger when you’re in the carpool lane. [More]


American Airlines Diverts Flight After Disruptive Passenger Bangs On Cockpit Door

An American Airlines flight heading to Dallas/Fort Worth from Ontario, CA made an unscheduled stop in Lubbock this morning because of an unruly passenger who reportedly banged on the cockpit’s door. [More]

Mike Mozart

Thieves Steal $11K Worth Of Jeans Over Two Days From JCPenney

Is there a thriving black market for Levi’s jeans? If there is, then a group of thieves from Georgia have quite a haul to add to it after pilfering $11,000 worth of the pants from JCPenney.  [More]


Philadelphia Latest City To Try Using Pee-Repelling Paint In Transit System

What’s a city transit agency to do when people won’t stop urinating all over the walls of its stations? There’s a pee-repelling paint for that, and Philadelphia is the latest to consider using the stuff in an effort to clean up public spaces. [More]

Jeepers Media

Police: Burger King Worker Who Reported Robbery Had The Missing Cash At Home

While some criminal investigations are undoubtedly tricky for law enforcement, a recent robbery at a Burger King in California led police right back to where they started: the worker who called in the theft in the first place. [More]


No More Web Browsing On Tablets In NYC’s Free WiFi Hubs Because People Can’t Behave

Remember how New York City was replacing old pay-phone booths and installing free WiFi kiosks? Eight months into the project, residents will no longer be able to browse the web on the tablets in those hubs because people have been monopolizing them, and “using them inappropriately.” We all know what that means. [More]


Tipster Earns Free Chick-Fil-A For A Year After Spotting Stolen 24-Foot Inflatable Cow

Sometimes it pays to be observant: like when you’re crossing the street against the light or you happen to spot a giant inflatable cow far from its home. [More]

Graham C99

Former QVC Employee Pleads Guilty To Stealing $1.5M From The Shopping Channel

A man who used to work as a lighting designer for QVC treated himself to a bit of a shopping spree on the company’s dime, pleading guilty to stealing about $1.5 million from his former employers. [More]


Police: Wendy’s Customer Trashed Restaurant Because She Was “Dissatisfied” With Her Order

It can no doubt be frustrating when you’re not happy with your fast food order, but taking out that anger by trashing the restaurant is not a productive way to deal with your emotions — and it’ll also get you in trouble with the police. [More]


Chick-Fil-A Owner Offering Year Of Free Sandwiches For Safe Return Of Giant Inflatable Cow

If you’ve seen a 24-foot inflatable cow somewhere it shouldn’t be, the owner of an Arizona Chick-fil-A would like to make you an offer. [More]

David Transier

British Airways Flight Diverted After Drunk Passenger Became “Abusive” Toward Crew

Think of all the work it takes to put a giant metal flying machine in the air, filled with people, and get it to where it’s supposed to go. Which makes it almost worse that it only takes one intoxicated person to force that plane to change course. This time, it was a British Airways flight that had to be diverted on the way to Orlando. [More]