Sunday February 25, 2018

Archive for the ‘Scary’ Category

‘Obit Bandit’ Broke Into Homes While Residents Attended Funerals

Police arrested a man dubbed the “obit bandit” after he allegedly broke into several homes while residents attended funerals or wakes. Plymouth resident Randy Brunelle, 35, was found guilty in 2012 of breaking into the home of a Sandwich police officer’s mother while the officer attended her funeral. He served 18 months in jail for the crime.  More…

Host kills himself after accidentally killing his best friend at birthday party

A Michigan man celebrating his birthday committed suicide moments after he accidentally killed his best friend, cops said. Zachary Woodcock invited friends over for his 21st birthday party and at some point pulled out a gun that he fired unintentionally, killing his friend, 21-year-old Richard Cody Skillman. He then went outside and turned the firearm on himself.  More…

Dad with a hunch hires helicopter, finds injured trapped son

The father of a teenager who spent 30 hours trapped in a car wreck in Australian woods said Tuesday he had followed his intuition by hiring the helicopter that found his seriously injured son.  More…

Fisherman sues after dramatic boat crash caught on video

A fisherman who jumped ship into bone-chilling water to dodge a speeding motorboat has filed a $372,500 lawsuit, alleging the other driver was distracted by his cellphone just before the dramatic crash caught on video.  More…

Hawaii governor couldn’t warn public of missile ‘crisis’ because he forgot password

The governor of Hawaii wanted to inform the public that they would not die in a ballistic missile attack — but he forgot his Twitter password — while Hawaiians were reeling after receiving the false emergency missile alert on their cell phones.  More…

New York’s criminal underground in the 20th century

When the likes of mob kingpins like Joe the Boss and Kid Twist ruled the streets of New York in the 1930s, they instilled a legacy of murder, robbery, and petty crime in the city. Enemies were dealt with in the most violent ways imaginable: public shootouts and ‘concrete boots’ were common. (disturbing images)  More…

Video shows car stuck in second story of office

Dramatic CCTV has revealed exactly how a car ended up wedged in the second story of a California dental office after pictures of the crash baffled the internet. Footage taken in Santa Ana, California, shows the vehicle speeding across an intersection before hitting a road divider. It can then be seen sailing through the air for a brief moment before smashing into the side of the office building, where it got stuck.  More…

‘He feels really bad’: Civil Defense employee who sparked terror in Hawaii by accidentally triggering ballistic MISSILE warning will be ‘retrained’

A Civil Defense employee is set to be retrained after a shocking blunder on Saturday morning, when a mistaken alert warning of an inbound ballistic missile sent thousands fleeing for shelter. The false alarm was caused by a Hawaii Emergency Management Agency employee who ‘pushed the wrong buttons’ during an internal drill.  More…

Bahamas boy saved from four sharks by camera man’s warning

Drone footage from the Bahamas shows the shocking moment a boy narrowly escapes from a school of sharks after they rushed towards him while he played in the water. The footage, captured by drone cameraman Artem Tkachenko, shows the excited boy rush into the sea. He swims straight into the path of the four sharks and is completely unaware of them as they try to surround him.  More…

Remains found inside giant crocodile are feared to be hiking granny

Police confirmed that human remains were located inside a crocodile captured at Queensland’s Mowbray River near in Australia. The 14-foot estuarine crocodile, which is believed to be the one involved in the death of 79-year-old Anne Cameron, was examined by a specialist on Tuesday.  More…

Teen trying to kill bed bug causes $300K fire

Officials in Ohio say a 13-year-old boy trying to kill a bed bug sparked an apartment building fire that displaced eight people and caused $300,000 in damage in Cincinnati.  More…

Student falls to her death while jumping in air for photo on cliff

A student plunged 200 feet to her death while posing for a photo at the edge of a cliff, an inquest heard. The girl had asked a stranger to take her picture but as she jumped in the air for a shot, the 23-year-old lost her footing and plummeted 200 feet from the cliff edge.  More…

17-foot python that could ‘kill any full-grown man’ caught in Everglades

hree hunters caught a 17-foot, 132-pound Burmese python in the Florida Everglades in southern Miami-Dade, a record for the program aimed at curbing the proliferation of the non-native species. For this python, Leon and the two other hunters will reportedly get $375.  More…

Gallery of near misses shows how lucky some people are

Gallery of close calls and narrow escapes shows how lucky some individuals have been when facing calamity. One image shows how a driver came face-to-face with death when his car came to rest on a near 100ft edge.  More…

‘Ghost car’ appears out of nowhere in crash footage

Dashcam footage of a “ghost car” that appears out of thin air before causing an accident at a busy intersection in Singapore has social media users spooked. In the puzzling footage, a silver car mysteriously pops into the frame and collides with a white BMW before sliding out of view.  More…