Friday, July 14, 2006

Some people's kids...

A smattering of today's best stories:

Need a date? Call 911....

Woman asks 911 to send 'cutie pie' deputy

ALOHA, Ore. - A woman who called 911 to get "the cutest cop I've seen" sent back to her home got a date all right — a court date.

The same sheriff's deputy arrested her on charges of misuse of the emergency dispatch system.

And if tap water isn't good enough for your pooch...

Bottled water in meaty flavours? Dogs lap it up

SYDNEY (AFP) - Cool bottled water in three delicious flavours -- beef, chicken and bacon. Not tempted? Your dog will be.

An Australian man has taken pooch-pampering to the next level with the launch of Aqua Dog.

Have you noticed a reduction in the amount of mail you're receiving lately? This could be why:

Postal worker caught with thousands of letters

BERLIN (Reuters) - A Berlin postal worker who was caught with more than several thousand undelivered letters in his basement has admitted he was overwhelmed by the job but insisted he planned to deliver them soon.

Police recently found 90 boxes of post stacked in his basement. The postal worker, 36, identified as Thomas H., told Bild newspaper Friday he was only temporarily storing the post at his house and friends would help with delivery.

And finally, things not to do when on is on trial for theft.

Suspected thief robs judge at own trial

BERLIN (Reuters) - A 61-year-old German on trial for theft got himself into more trouble when he stole from the judge during his court hearing, police said Thursday.

Police in the central town of Coburg said that while facing her at the bench, the man pocketed a bunch of keys from the judge, who did not notice until he had left the room.


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