Tags archives: call


Thursday 9/13

Emergency responders in Sweden who were rushing to the scene of a reported gas leak found out that there was something fishy at the scene – literally. The call, which resulted in the evacuation of a Stockholm suburb, turned up nothing more explosive than a bucket of fermented herring – a notoriously stinky concoction popular at fall […]


Thursday 8/23

DeLand, FL police said the man, described as about 6 feet tall with short blond hair and sideburns, borrowed a pen at a Dunkin Donuts shortly before 8:30 a.m. which doesn’t seem so out of the ordinary but he used it to write the note he used to rob the shop. Police have released security […]


Tuesday 8/21

The itsy-bitsy spider … got a lot of attention from a cop who was summoned to a Florida home by a 911 call from a terrified eight-year-old. The boy called the emergency number after being startled by the critter while his mom was off at work. The responding officer didn’t find anything eight-legged crawling around, […]


Incubus Planning Hiatus After Summer Tour

After Incubus completes their touring cycle for last year’s If Not Now, When?, the band plans on taking a break. “We have no plans, to tell you the truth, at the moment,” frontman Brandon Boyd told Billboard.com during a conference call. “I have been…


Thursday 8/2

Authorities said that a Faulkner County sheriff’s deputy was responding to a call about a bull running loose when he saw man trying to guide the bull. As the patrol car drew near, the animal reared up and pinned the man against the vehicle. According to the deputy’s report, the bull then “tried to mate […]


Tuesday 7/31

An Illinois woman was arrested for making a six-pack of 911 calls to complain that her boyfriend refused to provide her with a six-pack of beer. Shannon White dialed the emergency number to report that her boyfriend thought she’d had enough to drink, and refused to give her another brewski. When that call didn’t elicit […]


Tuesday 7/24

Timothy Courtois, 49, was driving 112 mph on the Maine Turnpike with an AK-47 assault weapon, four handguns, and several boxes of ammo and newspaper clippings about Colorado’s Dark Knight Rises massacre when he was nabbed. He boasted to cops he had just attended a showing of the Batman film packing a loaded gun and […]


Wednesday 7/11

Kaleb Langdale, 17, survived an alligator attack yesterday where his arm was bitten off from the elbow down!  A friend that was swimming with him said that Kaleb popped out of the water shortly after being bitten. “He was waving saying, ‘Call the paramedics! My arm is gone!” Wildlife officers caught and killed the alligator […]