The Otherground News Archive

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Man killed by Pit Bull - Trying to give owner CPR
Man killed by Pit Bull - Trying to give owner CPR
Police in West Virginia say a pit bull attacked and killed a man who was trying to help the dog’s ill owner. The incident occurred Sunday night at a home in East Wheeling.
03/09/2015
Baby found alive 14-hours after car crash into a Utah river
Baby found alive 14-hours after car crash into a Utah river
An 18-month-old girl whose mother crashed their car into a Utah river survived hanging upside down in a car seat for some 14 hours in freezing temperatures before being found.
03/09/2015
Tourist dies saving Michigan Mayor in Caribbean
Tourist dies saving Michigan Mayor in Caribbean
A tourist apparently died trying to save Mayor Tedd Wallace when Wallace was being swept away by a riptide while vacationing in St. Croix, part of the U.S. Virgin Islands.
03/06/2015
Amberlamps crash victim sues EMT and city
Amberlamps crash victim sues EMT and city
Dana E. Stiller of Penn Hills, the victim of a March 2013 vehicle accident involving a New Kensington ambulance, has sued the city and the ambulance driver.
03/06/2015
6th grade teacher gets time out for x-rated profanity
6th grade teacher gets time out for x-rated profanity
A Dallas teacher who threatened his sixth-grade class in a profanity-laced rant that included graphic references about his genitals was suspended Thursday.
03/06/2015
Boston restaurant publicly shames horrible Yelp-threatening customers
Boston restaurant publicly shames horrible Yelp-threatening customers
"Shout out to these two winners for seating themselves with no reservations, insulting our staff, refusing to leave, while yelping away in front of us as a means of threat."
03/05/2015
Researchers study more than 15,000 penises to determine average lengths
Researchers study more than 15,000 penises to determine average lengths
Finally, a study which may lay to rest some of the lingering fallacies about penis size and alleviate the woes shared by many men worldwide. You know you wanted that job.
03/05/2015
Curt Shilling goes after his daughters' bullies
Curt Shilling goes after his daughters' bullies
World Series MVP and former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling took matters into his own hands when Twitter users started to cyberbully his teenage daughter.
03/05/2015
The Friend zone: A girl's perspective
"When i was 5, my best friend was a boy named kyle who didn’t know how to knock on doors so he made dinosaur noises outside my window to wake me up in the summer ..."
03/04/2015
Ferguson police routinely violate rights of blacks, Justice dept. finds
Ferguson, Mo., is a third white, but the crime statistics compiled in the city over the past two years seemed to suggest that only black people were breaking the law.
03/04/2015
What happens when a fighter pilot has to go number 2?
Even beyond enemy aces, missile batteries, or parachuting into a sea of sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads, this is the pilot's greatest fear.
03/04/2015
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