(WHO'S WATCHING 'YOUR' KID?)... SIX TODDLERS ESCAPE A
DAYCARE AND NO ONE NOTICES
Six, 2-year-olds escaped from a day care center in
911 calls came in when motorists saw the toddlers walking in
and out of the road with no adult around.
They were playing in a fenced in area when they wandered
The daycare says the gate must have blown open.
They have never had a complaint before and parents are
rallying behind the center. One parent is even starting a petition of support.
The police are investigating.
Man vs. megafish
No, it's not another Syfy movie starring Tiffany and Debbie
Gibson. But it does have a made-for-TV plotline:
Mississippi man goes fishing. Man catches and hauls in a
300+ pound alligator gar fish more than 8 feed long. Cut to: "... giant
fish comes back to life and swallows the fisherman whole!" (OK, so that
didn't really happen.) But officials say the fish, which gets its name from its
alligator-like schnoz, could be the largest gar ever caught.
Next stop for the megafish: Getting stuffed and displayed at
the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. See you there later, alligator.
Man speeds with wife on hood of minivan?
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A U.S. man high on methamphetamine
drove with his wife on the hood of their minivan for more than 40 miles,
hitting speeds of 100 mph, according to police.
The woman climbed onto the hood early on Saturday morning,
outside the couple's home in Manteca, California, because she wanted to keep
her husband from driving off, said the city's police spokesman, Rex Osborn.
But instead of stopping, Christopher Carroll, 36, sped away
with his wife clinging to the hood, Osborn said.
Police said they would not identify the woman because she is
the victim of domestic violence, but Osborn said she is in her 30s and a
In Pleasanton, the woman rolled off the hood when Carroll
slowed down, police said.
Carroll was arrested back at his Manteca home, and charged
with attempted murder and domestic violence, Osborn said.
No charges were filed tied to Carroll's methamphetamine use,
which the woman described, he said.
"Her big message is this meth has ruined her
life, affected her husband's family, his children, just because of poor
choices," Osborn said.