Here's a List of Items Found at a S.F. Music Festival

Last weekend's Outside Lands music festival in San Francisco was so fucking fun that apparently the entire city — and quite a few tourists — left something behind. From SF Appeal, unclaimed items include several smartphones, numerous wallets, keys, cameras, credit cards, driver’s licenses, three German passports, two… » 8/13/13 10:30pm 8/13/13 10:30pm

The LIRR Lost and Found Is a Magical Closet of Eclectic Treasure

The cumbersome phrase "Long Island Rail Road lost and found" might conjure up images ripe for a Pixar animated short — a dank little broom closet filled with half-empty plastic bins that contain things like one-eyed rag dolls flashing saccharine needlepoint smiles, winning scratch tickets and wedding rings. Its door is… » 9/12/12 10:25pm 9/12/12 10:25pm

Woman’s Lost Engagement Ring Returned by the All-Knowing Craigslist

Craigslist isn't just for anonymous sex with strangers you locked eyes with earlier at grocery store olive bar or or unloading your flea-infested mattress on some unsuspecting rube who just can't believe his good fortune at finding a mattress at under $100 — it's also for doing good deeds, like returning lost… » 6/10/12 12:00pm 6/10/12 12:00pm

Woman Finds Long-Lost Wedding Ring On Growing Carrot

If you've lost some precious jewelry, you should definitely search between the sofa cushions, behind your dresser, and in any vegetables growing in your back yard. Lena Paahlsson of Sweden lost her wedding ring in 1995 when she took it off in the kitchen, and recently she found it in her garden with a carrot growing… » 1/04/12 8:49pm 1/04/12 8:49pm

Woman Gets Her Engagement Ring Back 36 Years After It Fell Into A…


It's not often you hear a romantic story that involves a toilet, but here goes! A couple in Montana, Donna and Terry Claver, recently got the surprise of a lifetime when their engagement ring came back to them — almost by magic — 36 years after it went missing and was presumed dead. The drama began when Donna took her … » 12/30/11 4:30pm 12/30/11 4:30pm

I Have An Abusive Boyfriend, And He's Coming Home At 8

Let's just say you had an exciting, seductive, thrilling lover who mysteriously and secretively disappeared, leaving you with hundreds of unanswered questions. Eight months later, he's back. Do you give him an hour of your time? You do if he is a TV show, and if that TV show is Lost. Fans already know the deal: the ABC … » 1/31/08 3:00pm 1/31/08 3:00pm

"Ms. Lauterbach is dead, and has been buried here in Onslow County. The suspect in the case is the marine accused by her for assaulting her." — Direct quote from the Onslow County sheriff on CNN, concerning Maria Lauterbach, the pregnant marine who has been missing since mid-December. A key witness came forward with the… » 1/11/08 12:40pm 1/11/08 12:40pm

"Missing Porn Star" Wasn't Even A Porn Star

It's been noted how much the media loves to pick up stories of missing women — so long as they're white. Today it was reported that the bodies of both Latasha Norman (a black woman) and Emily Sander (a white woman) were discovered yesterday, and unsurprisingly, Emily's case had received much more attention in the days… » 11/30/07 6:00pm 11/30/07 6:00pm

Two Missing Women Found Too Late

There are some sad endings today for the stories of two separate missing women. 20-year-old Mississippi college student Latasha Norman — who had been missing since Nov. 13 — was found yesterday, after her ex-boyfriend led cops to her decomposing body. Her ex, Stanley Dwayne Cole, has been charged with murder. Also… » 11/30/07 9:45am 11/30/07 9:45am