Monthly Archives: October 2003

Man injured after crashing tricycle and carjacking attempt

October 23, 2003 (SALEM, Ore.) — A gunman who allegedly tried to hijack a car was apparently no better at driving it than he was at maneuvering his original vehicle: a tricycle. He also wasn’t very handy with the gun. … Continue reading

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Judgement Day – Part 2

Well, it’s over. I didn’t finish the entire thing but I feel pretty good about what I was able to accomplish. I ended up riding 7 of the trails. We started on Johnson’s Branch at 4:30am and it was dark … Continue reading

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Judgement Day

I’m gearing up to do this mountain biking event called Judgement Day tomorrow. It’s this crazy event where you ride 12 of the Dallas/Ft Worth/Denton trails within 24 hours. I’m starting it tomorrow morning at Johnson’s Branch, north of Denton, … Continue reading

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Man teaches dog Nazi tricks

October 16, 2003 (Berlin) — A German man won’t be prosecuted for teaching his dog to do the Nazi salute, but he does face other charges. Police say the man taught his dog to raise its right paw, after the … Continue reading

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Store offers free clothing for those willing to shop naked

October 16, 2003 (Lisbon, Portugal) — It was a shopping free-for-all for those willing to bare all. A clothing store in Lisbon, Portugal, offered free designer duds to those who would shop in the nude. About 70 shoppers, mostly young … Continue reading

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Couple finds 70 shoes filled with butter while hiking

October 10, 2003 (Stockholm, Sweden) — A couple hiking in the mountains of far northern Sweden found 70 pairs of shoes, all filled with butter. Officials have no idea who put the shoes there, or why. A provincial spokesman says … Continue reading

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And the dumbest criminal award goes to…

OCTOBER 8–Meet Winston Lamar and Drew Nash. The dopey Floridians were arrested early this morning after Lamar flashed a BB gun and the duo swiped beer from a Stuart gas station. Their first mistake was letting the Speedway worker grab … Continue reading

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Man can’t keep up with life of crime

October 9, 2003 (MIAMI) — Police said they arrested a man who robbed two neighboring banks within 20 minutes, then stopped to rest his tired feet. Daniel Gallagher, 46, was charged with two counts each of armed bank robbery and … Continue reading

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Man steals his car from thief

October 2, 2003 (Crescent City, California) — Joe Francis had the answer when someone stole his truck — steal it back. He was on his way to buy a new car — when he spotted his truck going the other … Continue reading

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