Welcome to my blog featuring odd and interesting news from around the world. You can listen to my radio show podcast right here.

Friday Show Features

Rich's Early Morning Chuckle:

The little boy wasn't getting good marks in school. One day he made the teacher quite surprised. He tapped her on the shoulder and said ..."I don't want to scare you, but my daddy says if I don't get better grades, somebody is going to get a spanking."

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Rich's Crazy News Story Of The Day:
British supermarket chain Tesco apologized after a mother complained her 7-year-old daughter was allowed to buy a bottle of wine. The mother said she waited outside of the Tesco Express store in Exeter, England, while her daughter went inside the store to buy her some "surprise" early Mother's Day gifts and she was shocked when the girl emerged with a box of chocolates and a bottle of sparkling wine. Tesco said the employee who sold the wine to the girl was not fired but is no longer with the company.

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The Wacky World of Crime With Officer Hancock's police blotter:

Police in Margate, Florida said a pawn shop worker was accidentally shot in the buttocks by another employee who was putting a gun into a display case. The employee was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

This is Officer Hancock. Be careful. There are a lot of wackos out there!

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Rich's thought to ponder:
A career is a job that has gone on too long.

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The latest news from the Hancock News Service - odd news fair and balanced!
Police in Ballwin, Missouri said an intruder reported by a man who arrived home to a broken window and noise coming from his basement turned out to be a turkey. Police said Kevin Corrigan called 911 after arriving home to find broken glass on the floor and the counter near his back door and hearing sounds coming from his basement. Officers arrived at the home a few moments later and discovered the intruder was a wild turkey. The turkey apprehended and released in the wild.