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When the Community College of Baltimore County turned down Brandon Jenkins' application to its radiation therapy program, he asked for an explanation. Brief article Aug 1, 2014 107
Chauncey Wright has an IQ of 54. Brief article Dec 1, 2013 118
The state of Georgia recently imposed stricter documentation standards on residents seeking to obtain or renew a driver's license. Brief article Oct 1, 2013 126
Maricopa County, Arizona, officials claimed Briseria Torres was an illegal alien and charged her with three counts of forgery for falsely obtaining a driver's license. Brief article Nov 16, 2012 107
Dina Frank, 7, has cerebral palsy and needs leg braces and crutches to walk. Brief article Oct 4, 2012 107
Louie Castro received a less-than-honorable discharge from the U.S. Army back in 2002. Brief article Jul 8, 2012 126
Police in Arlington, Texas, are trying to figure out how Francisco Daniel Romero spent nine days in jail after being picked up on a warrant for Francisco Javier Romero. Brief article Jun 4, 2011 105
Brickbats. Mar 26, 2011 483
For years the student newspaper at University High School in Spokane Valley, Washington, has asked students a question and printed their answers. Brief article Jul 23, 2010 104
Brickbats. Jun 18, 2010 497
Officials in Pennsylvania's Brownsville Area School District suspended a teacher for 30 days without pay after someone posted photos of a bridal shower she attended on Facebook. Brief article Apr 9, 2010 90
A District of Columbia truancy officer stopped several students who attend a private Catholic school and asked why they weren't in school. Brief article Mar 9, 2010 85
Cecil Bothwell was only recently sworn in as a member of the Asheville, North Carolina, City Council, and some folks are already threatening to go to court to get him thrown out of office. Brief article Mar 6, 2010 92
The House of Representatives has passed a bill mandating that the National Park Service take over Billy Carter's old gas station and make it part of the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site in Plains, Georgia. Brief article Feb 17, 2010 91
Early one Sunday morning, drivers started calling the San Antonio police to report a Bexar County constable's car moving recklessly through traffic, with the emergency lights being turned on and off. Brief article Jan 26, 2010 87
In Dolton, Illinois, police officer Christopher Lloyd was caught on video throwing a special needs student into a locker, then slamming him to the ground, breaking his nose. Brief article Jan 26, 2010 96
In England, organizers of an interschool sports day banned parents from the event because of concerns about kidnappers and pedophiles. Brief article Jan 1, 2010 81
Mark Wattson collapsed in agony and had to be rushed by ambulance to a hospital in Swindon, England, where doctors told him his appendix had burst and needed to be taken out. Brief article Dec 1, 2009 100
A broken road reflector ripped a hole in one of the tires on Paul Holden's car, so he filed a claim with the state of Ohio and paid the $25 filing fee. Brief article Nov 1, 2009 120
The city of New Orleans sent Mary Kieff 226 parking tickets in two years, with fines totaling nearly $20,000. Brief article Aug 1, 2009 103
Janitor Jesus Barajas saved for 30 years to build his dream house on a piece of property he owns in Seattle. Brief article Jul 1, 2009 85
Ryan Moats, a running back for the Houston Texans, rushed to the hospital with his family when he heard his mother-in-law was dying. Brief article Jul 1, 2009 128
Paula Anderson asked students in her communication course at Central Connecticut State University to make an oral presentation on a "relevant issue in the media.". Brief article Jun 1, 2009 91
Chris and Mike Thompson weren't happy when they found that someone had stolen the wheels and tires from their Audi, which they had parked on the street in Washington, D.C. Brief article Jun 1, 2009 85
About a year after Julie Strange's son Paul died, she received a letter from England's Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency, addressed to Paul, that claimed he had not sent in required information on a vehicle he owned. Brief article Apr 1, 2009 104
For hundreds of years, spas in Asia have used carp to eat the dead skin off their customers. Brief article Mar 1, 2009 104
Deanna Gonzales says she was in the shower when she heard shots fired. Brief article Feb 1, 2009 93
Someone posted a warning about a possible police sobriety checkpoint on a message board devoted to events in Rockland, Massachusetts. Brief article Feb 1, 2009 83
Dave Alsop parked his car in a lot near Torquy Harbor in England at 2:49 p.m. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 112
Jack Anderson may be just 6, but he's been on the federal government's no-fly list for years. Brief article Jan 1, 2009 91
Eight-year-old guitarist Tallan "T-Man" Latz has jammed with Les Paul and Jackson Browne and played at bars and clubs across the nation. Brief article Dec 1, 2008 81
Shirley Preiss has voted in 19 straight presidential elections. Brief article Dec 1, 2008 92
Lenny Woodward is 96 and nearly blind, so you'd think people might understand when he accidentally put two glass jars in the wrong recycling bin. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 81
Steve Kink heard an alarm go off outside his wife's bar in Weymouth, England. Brief article Nov 1, 2008 86
Marnina Norys was trying to board a plane at Canada's Kelowna Airport when security guards noticed her necklace, which had a 1.75-inch silver replica of a Colt .45 on it. Brief article Oct 1, 2008 84
Brickbats. Jul 1, 2008 483
Erla Osk Arnardottir Lillendahl planned to spend a few days in New York shopping and sightseeing, but she was arrested upon arrival at JFK International Airport. Brief article Apr 1, 2008 87
The Tennessee Department of Revenue has started posting agents to watch cigarette sales in stores in surrounding states, all of which have lower cigarette taxes. Brief article Apr 1, 2008 88
Deputies from the Crow Wing County, Minnesota, Sheriff's Department showed up at Jennifer Stiernagel's home one morning. Brief article Mar 1, 2008 95
Marvin Lopez went to the Orange County, Florida, courthouse to pay a traffic ticket. Brief article Mar 1, 2008 88
Brickbats. Brief article Feb 1, 2008 487
Brickbats. Dec 1, 2007 480
Brickbats. Nov 1, 2007 483
Brickbats. Oct 1, 2007 479
Georgette Prince was coming out of an Akron, Ohio, convenience store when a man pushed her back into the store, pointed a gun at her, and told her to get on the ground. Aug 1, 2007 116
Brickbats. Jul 1, 2007 457
Yvette Bavier made it through the first 60 years of her life without getting into trouble with the law. Jun 1, 2007 86
British police have almost 3 million DNA profiles on file, covering about 6 percent of the U.K.'s population. Jun 1, 2007 82
Durrell Jones woke one morning in his Sarasota, Florida, home to find sheriff's deputies standing over him and his 4-year-old son, pointing guns at them. May 1, 2007 111
Margaret Lieder meant to dial 411 for information. May 1, 2007 124
The public libraries in Levy County, Florida, used to have 55 volunteers, mostly retirees, who helped with stacking books and other tasks. Apr 1, 2007 107
Darlene Rangel and Kevin Stanley each got hit with a $50 fine after the two reportedly told police they were taking part in a sexual massage in a Roanoke, Virginia, motel room. Apr 1, 2007 96
Everything that Sonia Celaya and her parents owned, including the home they lived in for 35 years, was destroyed by a fire during a raid one night by Gilbert and Scottsdale, Arizona, police. Apr 1, 2007 106
Angela Hickling of Derbyshire, England, says she looked for but could not find a ball her neighbor's son allegedly kicked into her garden. Mar 1, 2007 126
Three NYPD officers have pleaded not guilty to breaking into a Brooklyn massage parlor, ripping out a surveillance camera, and stealing a videotape. Feb 1, 2007 89
The era of big government never ended: taking stock of the challenges to freedom. Jan 1, 2007 1630
A film crew was shooting a scene in a campground near Loveland, Colorado, involving a character who takes a girl hostage. Brief article Nov 1, 2006 96
According to Sasha Alhovsky, eight New York City cops knocked him from his bicycle, put guns to his head and threw him in jail for four hours. Brief article Nov 1, 2006 101
Rodolfo Celis answered a knock at his door one night and found himself staring at the business end of a gun. Brief article Oct 1, 2006 96
Police in Horn Lake, Mississippi, say they were looking for a meth lab. Brief article Aug 1, 2006 98
Earlier this year, as a group of Tibetan monks visited the U.S. to promote world peace, they unintentionally overstayed their visas. Brief article Jul 1, 2006 80
What happens when someone walks into a police department or sheriff's office in South Florida and asks for a form to file a complaint against an officer? Brief article Jul 1, 2006 114
The number of parking tickets issued by police in Buffalo, New York, has nearly quadrupled under a new "zero tolerance" policy--a policy prompted. Brief article Jul 1, 2006 87
Six years ago, Courtney Blair Schwebel legally changed his name to FUN. Brief article Jun 1, 2006 84
In the last two years, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has spent $1 million trying to convince residents their tap water is not only safe to drink but high quality as well. Brief article May 1, 2006 87
When Donald Pirone saw that a fellow transit rider was having trouble with a token vending machine, he figured he'd be helpful. Brief article Apr 1, 2006 83
"You don't expect your daughter to go to school and come home with drugs in her bag," says Amanda Butterfield. Brief Article Mar 1, 2006 97
Jason Hegg's 22-month-old son, Carter, has asthma and is too young to use an inhaler, so his family carries a portable device that allows him to breathe a medicated mist. Brief Article Jan 1, 2006 90
Fresno police sent three squad cars and a helicopter to arrest Maribel Cuevas, an 11-year-old girl who had thrown a rock at a group of boys who had pelted her with water balloons. Brief Article Nov 1, 2005 83
A Minneapolis city inspector noticed the grass around a local YWCA looked higher than the eight-inch maximum allowed by city code. Brief Article Nov 1, 2005 82
Robert Mihaly's legal troubles had only started when he was sentenced to prison for theft. Brief Article Aug 1, 2005 80
The fighting Scots-Irish: they shaped America, but did they make it more free? Book Review Jul 1, 2005 1872
A homeschooling group in Simpsonville, South Carolina, chose a local park for its meetings because it was next to a police station. Brief Article Jun 1, 2005 112
Source. May 1, 2005 80
When police in San Jacinto County, Texas, pulled over driver John Pickens, they didn't give him a citation for the expired plates on his car. Brief Article May 1, 2005 83
A Detroit food bank wants to know what happened to 60 frozen turkeys it gave the office of U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) to deliver to needy people at Thanksgiving. Brief Article Apr 1, 2005 80
After the city of Chicago towed Adrienne Leonard's 2001 Kia Sephia, it demanded $1,000 for three parking tickets, towing, and storage charges. Brief Article Mar 1, 2005 92
Kristine Johnson says two armed men burst into a convenience store in Schuyler, Nebraska, where she and other managers were having a meeting. Brief Article Feb 1, 2005 82
Denny the dullard: speaker of the House Hastert's all-too-revealing autobiography. Book Review Feb 1, 2005 1328
Stancy Nesby has been arrested seven times in 15 months, although she has never committed a crime. Brief Article Jan 1, 2005 91
Gerardo Garcia wanted to grow his hair long so he could donate it to a group that makes wigs for children who lose their own hair due to cancer treatment. Brief Article Jan 1, 2005 84
The Junior Statesmen Foundation selected Benjamin Traslavina, the 16-year-old vice president of his high school's Honor Society and editor of the school paper, to attend the Republican National Convention. Brief Article Dec 1, 2004 124
Kelly Simo, a 12th-grade student at Anderson Collegiate in Whitby, Ontario, was suspended from school for a day for jaywalking. Brief Article Nov 1, 2004 107
In July homeland security officers nabbed an alleged marijuana smuggler in Buffalo, New York. Brief Article Nov 1, 2004 106
Many self-employed workers, especially young people, aren't paying into Japan's social security system because they don't think they'll get their money back. Brief Article Aug 1, 2004 83
That old new economy: a leftist tries to make sense of the '90s boom. Book Review Jun 1, 2004 1800
Police searched a 13-year-old student at Okeeheelee Middle School in West Palm Beach, Florida, who was suspected of having a gun. May 1, 2004 82
New York City public school teachers have given a failing grade to the latest curriculum guide from the city's Education Department. Brief Article Mar 1, 2004 96
Brickbats. Feb 1, 2004 433
Brandon Kivi and his girlfriend, Andra Ferguson, have a lot in common, including using the same type of asthma inhaler. Brief Article Jan 1, 2004 81
When some students from the Lubbock Independent School District in Texas asked to start a gay-straight alliance, Superintendent Jack Clemmons said no. Brief Article Dec 1, 2003 116
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's retirement home will be as large as a medium-sized hotel. Dec 1, 2003 87
Quotes. Nov 1, 2003 83
More USDA news: a random audit of the department found that helping the nation's farmers requires some odd goods and services. Nov 1, 2003 81
If you are going to put one of those inflatable kiddie pools in your backyard, you had better have a strong set of lungs. Nov 1, 2003 86
Sen. John Edwards (D-N.C.) has a lot on his mind. Nov 1, 2003 80
Jake Brown disliked the bike racks around Philadelphia's Independence Hall, so one day while eating lunch on a nearby bench he propped up a sign saying "Free Independence Hall" next to him. Brief Article Oct 1, 2003 81
James Robertson. (Brickbats). Brief Article Aug 1, 2003 90
New Yorker's cell phone bill. (Brickbats). Brief Article Aug 1, 2003 95
Tear down these walls: making the case for free trade. Jul 1, 2003 2793

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