The Otherground News Archive

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Gay rights activist's abduction claim made up
Gay rights activist's abduction claim made up
Police say a Hamilton County gay rights activist, Adam Hoover, who claimed he was kidnapped overnight made up the story.
03/03/2015
Bill Gates is named world's richest person for the 16th time
Bill Gates is named world's richest person for the 16th time
Bill Gates has been declared the richest man in the world for the 16th time by Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires.
03/02/2015
Woman wires $1.4 million to man she never met
Woman wires $1.4 million to man she never met
The man's accent has changed over time, and he keeps asking for money to be wired to various different countries. Sarah insists she is '95% certain' that he is telling the truth.
03/02/2015
Teen charged for encouraging friend's suicide
Teen charged for encouraging friend's suicide
A Plainville teenager faces charges of involuntary manslaughter after investigators say she encouraged a fellow high school student to commit suicide in 2014.
03/02/2015
Couple married for 67 years - die holding hands
Couple married for 67 years - die holding hands
Floyd Hartwig, 90, and wife Violet, 89, died hours apart on Feb. 11 in their home in Easton, California, outside Fresno, while holding hands, their family said.
02/27/2015
911 operator tells teen to 'stop whining' - out of a job
911 operator tells teen to 'stop whining' - out of a job
A 911 dispatcher who told a 13-year-old girl to "stop whining'' as her father lay dying from a hit-and-run crash on a Maryland highway no longer works for the fire department.
02/27/2015
79yo arrested for shooting nephew over $20
79yo arrested for shooting nephew over $20
A 79-year-old woman was arrested Sunday morning after Mobile police say she shot her nephew in the foot over an argument about $20.
02/27/2015
Gigantic black hole discovered from the dawn of time
Gigantic black hole discovered from the dawn of time
It's not the biggest black hole ever found, but it's astonishingly young. The giant appears to have swelled to its enormous size only 875 million years after the big bang.
02/26/2015
Strange lights coming from dwarf planet Ceres
Strange lights coming from dwarf planet Ceres
A dwarf planet, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, is shining two bright lights at a NASA spacecraft, and scientists are unsure what they are.
02/26/2015
Russian actor drugged - has testicles stolen
Russian actor drugged - has testicles stolen
Police in Russia are tracking a gang - apparently including a doctor - who drugged a TV soap actor, Dmitry Nikolaev, 30, and removed his testicles.
02/26/2015
Iran blows up replica U.S. warship in drills
Iran blows up replica U.S. warship in drills
Iran's Revolutionary Guard used a mock U.S. aircraft carrier in its defense drills for the first time, blowing up the replica warship near the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf.
02/25/2015
Woman has fat removed - first walk in 10 years
Woman has fat removed - first walk in 10 years
When was the last time you made a trip to the grocery store, enjoyed a movie with friends or tied your shoes? 67yo Linda Sturdevant hasn’t done any of those in over 10 years.
02/25/2015
28yo man accused of assaulting 92yo girlfriend
28yo man accused of assaulting 92yo girlfriend
A 28yo man was arrested for assaulting his 92-year-old girlfriend. The woman's daughter told police she heard her mother screaming "Let go of me, you're hurting me."
02/25/2015
Science experts no longer allowed to advise EPA
Science experts no longer allowed to advise EPA
While everyone’s attention was focused on the Senate and the Keystone XL decision on Tuesday, some pretty shocking stuff was quietly going on in the House of Representatives.
02/24/2015
Man linked to Holly Bobo death commits suicide
Man linked to Holly Bobo death commits suicide
A man who Tennessee authorities tried to indict in connection with the kidnapping and killing of a nursing student has committed suicide, according to his attorney.
02/24/2015
Teacher gets 10-50 years for sex with 13yo student
Teacher gets 10-50 years for sex with 13yo student
A former Armada Middle School teacher accused of carrying on a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old student was sentenced today to 10-50 years in prison.
02/24/2015
Missing elderly woman found frozen onto ground
Missing elderly woman found frozen onto ground
A photographer in Williamson County was taking photos last Friday when he made a startling discovery: an elderly woman frozen to the ground.
02/23/2015
Man struck by train while posing for selfie
Man struck by train while posing for selfie
An Oregon man posing for a selfie was struck and killed by an Amtrak train as he and woman posed for the photo on railroad tracks amid a Tacoma-to-Portland trip.
02/23/2015
Al Sharpton hit with $20 billion law suit
Al Sharpton hit with $20 billion law suit
The plaintiff is not only targeting Comcast and TWC of what would be the largest pay television distributor in the US, but also various African-American advocacy groups.
02/23/2015
YouTube to launch paid subscription service
YouTube to launch paid subscription service
YouTube is about to take a big step forward. Google (GOOGL) says its web-based video provider is set to launch an ad-free subscription service in a few months.
02/20/2015
Geraldo Rivera: Rap's done more damage than racism
Geraldo Rivera: Rap's done more damage than racism
He says that the rap culture which encourages visible tattoos, thugism, and having your pants below your ass is holding blacks back more than any perceived racism.
02/20/2015
Charges dismissed in the famous 'Arizona iced tea case'
Charges dismissed in the famous 'Arizona iced tea case'
Charges have been dismissed in the famous “Arizona Iced Tea Case,” in which a rapper and former Army sergeant was arrested for drinking a can of the sweetened beverage.
02/20/2015
Vanilla Ice released from jail
Vanilla Ice released from jail
Vanilla Ice has been released from custody in Florida after being arrested and charged with breaking into and stealing from an abandoned home.
02/19/2015
Mom with road rage goes after car - ends badly
Mom with road rage goes after car - ends badly
Police now believe it was only after Tammy Meyers and her 22-year-old son went out and found the suspect Thursday that they were apparently followed home ...
02/19/2015
Naked Florida woman stops traffic, pleasures self, jumps on Lexus, gets arrested
Naked Florida woman stops traffic, pleasures self, jumps on Lexus, gets arrested
A Florida woman raised some eyebrows of motorists Sunday night when she took to the streets naked and also taking some time to masturbate and mount the hood of a car.
02/19/2015
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