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Teen Charged After Prank On Friend With Craigslist Prostitution Ad Backfires

April 24, 2013

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Pennsylvania (Ashlie Hardway-WTAE-TV) – A 17-year-old girl is facing charges in juvenile court after police say she set up a fake Craigslist advertisement that contained the cellphone number of another juvenile girl. Southwest Regional Police Chief John Hartman said the 17-year-old started receiving calls and text messages of a sexual nature, including one photo of […]

UPDATE: Black Mob Filming Rap Video Attacked Random Victims From Limousine. Media Won’t Comment On Race Of Victims.

April 17, 2013

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UPDATE 4/17/2013 – The four men involved in the beatings have been found guilty and sentenced in connection to the attacks in July of last year.  The update follows the original story below. Originally posted 7/9/2012 Illinois (The Gaslamp Post) – Four men are in custody after a weekend attack on random individuals during the […]

Store Owner Shoots, Kills Armed Assailant Who Pointed Gun At His Wife!

April 16, 2013

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Ohio (The Gaslamp Post) – An armed store owner who responded to his wife screaming, successfully put down an armed robber with a gun this past weekend.  Police say the armed assailant fired at the owner before he returned fire and killed him. Smail Gueddari, 37, owner of Mazagan Urban Ware in Hamilton was in […]

You Want Fries With That? Armed Robber At Burger King Takes Victim’s Cellphones And Some Hot Lead To Go!

April 8, 2013

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Florida (The Gaslamp Post) – A robbery spree perpetrated by two criminal masterminds came to an end last Friday morning after one of the geniuses ended up shot, and the getaway vehicle ran out of gas.  Witnesses say that one of the robbers caught a bullet in the leg, as a result of robbing the […]

Armed Shop Owner Takes Down Would-Be Armed Robber Who Threatened Him And His Employee

April 8, 2013

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Louisiana (The Gaslamp Post) – An 18-year-old robbery suspect is currently hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after he made the poor-life-choice to stick up his former employer.  Unfortunately for him, by the time it was all said and done, he was found about a block away, full of holes, and clinging to life. Police say Robert […]

Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time? Woman Arrested After April-Fools-Prank Call To 911.

April 1, 2013

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Virginia (The Gaslamp Post) – A Waffle House employee must have thought that the police would have a sense of humor today, before she allegedly called 911 to report a robbery as an April Fool’s Day prank.  The tide quickly changed however, when authorities swarmed the Hampton, Virginia restaurant, canvassed the area with officers, and […]

4 Arrested After State Trooper Discovers Them Smoking Pot In A Car Parked In POLICE STATION Parking Lot.

March 30, 2013

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New Jersey (The Gaslamp Post) – State Trooper Erik Tapia was loading his gear into his patrol car at the start of his shift last Tuesday night, when he caught a whiff of something that you wouldn’t think you would smell in the parking lot of a police station.  Trooper Tapia took a quick scan […]

Betcha She Won’t Do THAT Again: Woman Placed Frantic 911 Call After Racoon She Rescued Turned On Her.

March 23, 2013

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Indiana (The Gaslamp Post) – No good deed goes unpunished – never forget that.  The next time you’re tempted to stop to help a cute and furry critter which was just hit by a car, do like the other drivers and just keep driving. A South Bend woman who saw a wounded raccoon on the […]

Attempting To Kill Snake, Woman Inadvertently Sets Home On Fire

March 22, 2013

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Texas (The Gaslamp Post) – A woman in Texarkana demonstrated for her son why you should not play with fire. Authorities say a woman in northern Texas happened upon a snake while working in the yard.  Intending to kill it, she reportedly retrieved some gasoline and doused the snake with a copious amount of it. […]

Charges Considered Against Homeowner Who Shot And Killed Intruder Who Broke Into Home In Middle Of The Night??????

March 20, 2013

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Virginia (The Gaslamp Post) – Authorities are considering charges against a homeowner who shot and killed an intruder he found climbing through his window in the middle of the night this past weekend.  Although common sense would dictate that the defending of one’s family and home would take precedence over the life of the guy […]

Prison Guard Shoots Finger During Argument With Wife While Trying To Remove Wedding Ring?

March 18, 2013

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Pennsylvania (The Gaslamp Post) – A federal prison guard who had been reportedly drinking heavily and arguing with his wife tried to use a handgun to remove his wedding ring last week.  The two had been arguing over an alleged affair he had had several months prior, when the situation escalated. According to KYW-TV in […]

Idiot Faked Own Kidnapping, Hog-Tied Himself To Get Out Of Dog House With Girlfriend

March 13, 2013

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New York (The Gaslamp Post) – A guy who needed a quick excuse for his girlfriend as to why he went missing for two weeks came up with a real winner.  According to the New York Post, Rahmell Pattway, 36, of Brooklyn faked his own kidnapping and tried to get the cops to buy it. […]

Lying Broad Admits To Shooting Herself – There Was Never Any Masked Gunman…

March 12, 2013

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Washington State (The Gaslamp Post) -Police have called off a search for a man who had reportedly shot a young woman in the chest at her home this past Thursday morning because apparently the unidentified suspect doesn’t exist. Officers responding to a report of a woman in her early 20’s who was shot, found the […]

Teen Armed With BB Gun Shot While Allegedly Trying To Rob Pizza Guy

March 7, 2013

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Indiana (The Gaslamp Post) – A teenager is listed in grave condition after police say he pulled a gun on a pizza delivery guy in an attempt to rob him.  Unfortunately for the 15-year-old would-be robber, the pizza guy was not only armed, but the kid’s weapon was only a bb gun. In late February, […]

Ooopse! Man Accused Of Burglary After Being Caught On Tape Breaking Into Cop’s House.

March 3, 2013

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New Mexico (Gabrielle Burkhart-KRQE-TV) – Detectives say a man is accused of breaking into an Albuquerque police officer’s home and stole all of his police gear. Deputies say Billy Espinosa broke into the officer’s home in broad daylight. Surveillance video from a neighbor is what helped detectives catch. Espinosa faced a judge Sunday on a […]

Feel-Good Story Of The Day: Brave ARMED Daddy Puts Down 2 Of 3 Armed Bad Guys Who Broke Into His Family’s Home!

February 19, 2013

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Virginia (The Gaslamp Post) – A father said that the two men found shot dead at his rural Prince Edward residence didn’t belong there to begin with.  When three armed intruders forced their way into his home at around 4:30 am this past Sunday, only one managed to escape with his life. According to WTVR-TV, […]

Man Shoots Himself In Groin With Flare Gun

February 9, 2013

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Florida (WZVN-TV) – A 23-year-old man was taken to the hospital with multiple burn wounds after he accidentally shot himself in the genitals with a flare gun, according to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to a home in Lehigh Acres Sunday in reference to a medical assistance call. Upon arrival, 23-year-old Jorge Perez […]

Naked Woman Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI After Running Over Naked Fiance With His Car

January 29, 2013

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California (The Gaslamp Post) – Police last week said a naked man was run over in the early hours of Thursday morning by his also naked fiance.  The man was reportedly hospitalized with injuries. According to KTLA-TV the couple was parked on a deserted road when for some unknown reason, the victim exited the car.  […]

Man Believed Electrocuted While Trying To Steal Live Power Line

December 8, 2012

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West Virginia (The Gaslamp Post) – How can you tell the difference between a live power line and a dead one?  Don’t ask a copper thief! Police discovered the body of a man who had been missing roughly three days in rural Logan County, who had been believed to have gone hunting.  James David Marcum […]

Your Parenting FAIL Story Of The Day: Dad Accidentally Shoots Son While Trying To Explain Gun Safety.

November 26, 2012

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Missouri (The Gaslamp Post) – Last Friday night police and EMTs responded to a call from a father who realized all too late, that the gun in his hand was loaded.  While talking to his 11-year-old son about the importance of firearms safety, he accidentally shot him in the face. “They were back in a […]

Woman Arrested After Filing False Rape Report – Guess How She Got Her Black Eye?

October 25, 2012

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South Carolina (The Gaslamp Post) – Police say they wasted roughly 90 man-hours in the search for two rape suspects who didn’t exist.  The woman who made the claim that she had been attacked, has been discovered to have made the whole thing up. Officers arrested 26-year-old Heather Felicia Atkins of Colombia, after a Facebook […]

Having Children IS A Reason To Have A Gun In The House! Here’s Why…

October 22, 2012

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Oklahoma (The Gaslamp Post) – There is always this talk about the dangers of having a firearm in the home when children are present.  While accidents can and do happen, most American firearm owners take the necessary precautions when there are little ones. When a situation arises which would warrant the need to use one, […]