The Otherground News Archive

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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
Afroman punches girl on stage
Afroman punches girl on stage
The "Because I Got High" rapper was performing when a woman got on stage and approached Afroman, and without warning he turned and socked her right in the head.
02/18/2015
Man punches self in face, accuses cops of brutality
Man punches self in face, accuses cops of brutality
A video released Tuesday afternoon by the Lane County Sheriff's Office shows a man punching himself in the face in an effort to get out of jail, according to deputies.
02/18/2015
The massive plume on the surface of Mars ...
The massive plume on the surface of Mars ...
Three years ago on March 20, in Pennsylvania, an amateur astronomer named Wayne Jaeschke turned his telescope to the skies and captured something strange.
02/18/2015
Teen killed in Maryland shootout; parents found dead
Teen killed in Maryland shootout; parents found dead
It started as a police chase after a teenager ignored a traffic stop by a Maryland state trooper. By the time it ended, the 16-year-old suspect was dead in a shootout.
02/17/2015
Mum kills son to save him from embarrassment
Mum kills son to save him from embarrassment
37 year old mum, Nuray Sacan, who throttled her 10-year-old son to death because she thought his big ears were ruining his life is facing murder charges in Turkey.
02/17/2015