Ballpark to debut 'urinal gaming system' in Pa.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Talk about streaming media: The Philadelphia Phillies' top minor league affiliate is set to debut what it calls a "urinal gaming system" at its ballpark in Allentown.

Rhode Island city drops fine for allegedly foul-mouthed cockatoo

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Rhode Island city has dropped its case against a woman who was fined $15 for violating a noise ordinance after her pet cockatoo allegedly swore at her ex-husband's girlfriend, who lived with him next door, a lawyer said on Wednesday.

Going, going, gone - dodo bone up for sale in London

LONDON (Reuters) - A rare four-inch fragment of a dodo bone will go on sale in Britain in April, around 300 years after the flightless bird and icon of obsolescence was hunted to extinction.

"Devil's Advocate" convicted in London of being fake lawyer

LONDON (Reuters) - An Italian man known as the "Devil's Advocate" who said he provided legal representation to the likes of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, was not a genuine lawyer but a fraudster, a jury at a London court ruled on Wednesday.

Pennsylvania stadium aims to please fans with urinal video games

(Reuters) - Play doesn't need to stop for sports fans taking a bathroom break at a Pennsylvania minor-league baseball stadium that has installed video games in men's room urinals.

Students Poison Teacher With Hand Sanitizer (VIDEO)

Two middle-schoolers who put hand sanitizer into their 66-year-old teacher's tea over the course of several months now face felony charges.

WAVY has details:

According to police spokesman Lou Thurston, the students are accused of putting hand sanitizer in a teacher's drinks over the course of two or three months.

Mars Loses Fake Penis After Reversal Of Berlusconi's Proposal

An ancient statue of Mars has lost its fake penis and his counterpart Venus her hands, in the reversal of cosmetic changes ordered by Italy's ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, a newspaper reported Wednesday.In 2010 Berlusconi decided the two marble statues adorning the official residence of the prime minister were "incomplete" and ordered a swift intervention to remedy their shortcomings.In a move which horrified the art world, Mars was touched up with a fake penis, shield, hand and the point of his sword and Venus her two hands.The 70,000 euro ($90,000) cost of the changes also sparked

Dog Allegedly Put Car In Drive, Struck A Pedestrian

YORK, Pa. -- Police in Pennsylvania say a dog that was left in an unattended vehicle knocked it into gear and the car struck a pedestrian.

West York Police say the accident happened shortly before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and the pedestrian was found lying in the street.
The York Daily Record reports (http://bit.ly/14mziFt) police say the car had been left running when the dog inside pushed it into drive, causing it to slowly start moving.

Woman Stabs Boyfriend, Throws Fake Leg In Yard

GREENWOOD, S.C. — Police say a South Carolina woman stabbed her boyfriend, then threw his prosthetic leg in the yard to prevent him from chasing her.

Greenwood police say 48-year-old Michelle Thomas called them Monday night and said she grabbed a knife and stabbed her boyfriend after he hit her.
Thomas said she swung the knife at him, then pulled off his prosthetic leg and tossed it and a spare leg out the door before calling police.

SHOCK: Young Girl Shot With Arrow At UC Berkeley

Berkeley police are searching for an archer who shot an 8-year-old girl in the leg with an arrow at UC Berkeley's Lawrence Hall of Science museum on Tuesday morning.

According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the girl was on a field trip with her third grade class. While playing on a life-size model of a whale outside of the center, she was struck by the arrow, seemingly out of nowhere.

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