Posts Tagged ‘Wisconsin’

Hail that’ll leave a mark for sure.

September 1, 2008

Some NSFW language.  Home video of a big storm in Wisconsin last summer.

Should Madison, WI ban drivethroughs?

June 25, 2008

This is the question asked by Mike Ivey, writer for The Capital Times, asks. Here’s what a member of the Madison Planning Commission has to say.

“Given the concern about all the carbon going into the atmosphere, I’m not sure we should be building more places for people to sit idling in their cars,” says Eric Sundquist, who was appointed to the citizen panel by Mayor Dave Cieslewicz this spring.

“Bans haven’t gotten as far in the U.S., although I know San Luis Obispo, Calif., has one,” he says.

More lunacy here.

Paging Amy Winehouse: 2 Places women like to hide their cocaine

June 20, 2008

“One for me, one for evidence, one for me, one for evidence…..”

(kidding….sort of)

Smuggling Storage Area #1-A British woman who allegedly hid cocaine under her wig has been arrested on suspicion of drug smuggling in Norway.

An airport customs officer noticed the 32-year-old had ‘a lot of hair’.

Closer examination revealed a one kilogram (2.2lb) bag of cocaine glued to her head under a hairpiece.

The Verdens Gang newspaper said the drug was glued so firmly to the woman’s real hair that police had to take her to hospital to have it removed.

A spokesman for Norway’s customs service said: ‘During a conversation with the woman, a customs official noticed she had a lot of hair and thought she was wearing a wig.

‘The woman and the drugs were later handed to police.’

The unnamed woman was stopped at Vaernes airport, near Trondheim, after flying in from Copenhagen on Sunday evening.

A court has remanded her until July 15.

Now, that’s a beeHIGHve

Smuggling Storage Area #2-Portage, Wisconsin (U.S.) police arrested Shavone Reece on charges of selling marijuana, cocaine, and a prescription drug to an undercover officer. Upon booking and a body cavity search, police found an amount of cocaine roughly the size of a golf ball in Ms. Reece’s…Ummm….uh…

Video of house washed away by rising river

June 10, 2008

Amazing footage. Two-story house being swept away by rising tides in the Wisconsin River as well as roads being washed out.

Mother Nature can be a bitch.