Woman Drives Around With Dead Stranger For 10 Months

When someone died in a California woman's car, she simply drove around with the corpse riding shotgun for 10 months, sprinkling the car with baking soda. Police are trying to determine if this was a crime or just weird. » 11/01/10 2:21pm 11/01/10 2:21pm

Woman Shoots Self To Get Medical Care

Unable to afford care for a shoulder injury, an unemployed Michigan woman shot the same shoulder with her gun to get medical attention. A good argument for health-care reform, but nb: her shoulder did not hurt less post-shooting. » 6/16/10 3:40pm 6/16/10 3:40pm

"Holding Grimly On."

Sorry, but we can't "improve" on the Daily Fail's headline: "Mobility scooter with a mind of its own whisks elderly woman off on hair-raising five-mile ride." [Daily Mail] » 4/02/09 4:20pm 4/02/09 4:20pm

Dubious Achievement

If you're going to rob someone in a hotel bathroom, make sure he's not a retired cop. At a police convention with 300 other cops. And when arrested, don't say "I'm smooth." [BoingBoing] » 3/31/09 1:45pm 3/31/09 1:45pm