Category Archives: Weird News

Police: Bingo Brawl Breaks Out At Nursing Home

Screen Shot 2019-02-08 at 4.03.27 PMRIDEAU LAKES, Ontario (CBS Local) — A game of bingo at a nursing home turned ugly Tuesday when two elderly women got into a “physical altercation” over a seat, authorities in Canada said.

Police responded to the altercation at a long-term care facility in Rideau Lakes, Ontario, a Canadian community of lakes near the New York border.

Tempers had flared when the two women — aged 79 and 86 — wanted to sit in the same seat and neither would stand down. Other residents soon got involved, turning the situation into somewhat of a brawl, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported.

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Bonnie and Clyde Murder Indictments Discovered in Old Tarrant County Court Records

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Tarrant County court clerks stumbled across some long-lost history – the original indictments of Bonnie and Clyde for murdering two lawmen in Grapevine in 1932. (Published Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019)

Tarrant County court clerks stumbled across some long-lost history – the original indictments of Bonnie and Clyde for murdering two lawmen in Grapevine in 1932.

Clerk Ann Perry found the documents recently as she was scanning old paper court records into the county computer system.

“A piece of history in my hands,” she said.

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Parrot uses Amazon Alexa to order items while owner is away

A parrot in the United Kingdom that was once kicked out of the National Animal Welfare Trust sanctuary for swearing too much is at it again. This time, he’s using Amazon Alexa to order items while his owner is away.

 

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Rocco, an African grey parrot, reportedly learned how to use Alexa to order watermelon and strawberries. He also attempted to order light bulbs, ice cream and a kite.

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