Easter egg hunt

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To Help Cops, Kids Make a Human Arrow

Cops follow directions, arrest 2 burglary suspects

(Newser) - Two guys fleeing cops in Britain had to contend with more than just the officers and helicopter on their tail: A bunch of kids on an Easter egg hunt also stood between them and freedom, reports CNN . As the chopper buzzed and two burglary suspects ran across the Surrey field... More »

Man Disrupts Egg Hunt, Leads Cops to Pot Operation

Police seized 45 pounds of marijuana they believe was being distributed nationally

(Newser) - A man ran into the middle of an Easter egg hunt Saturday afternoon screaming that his roommates were trying to kill him, inadvertently leading sheriff's deputies in Salmon Creek, Wash., to sniff out what they say is a major, unlicensed pot operation they believe crosses state lines to deliver... More »

Pushy Parents Turn Egg Hunt Into Melee

'Kind of like locusts'

(Newser) - This is why we can't have nice Easter egg hunts, kids: Your pushy parents. An Easter egg hunt organizer said the alleged adults in the crowd acted "kind of like locusts" and turned the hunt into a shoving match at the Pez candy company. Saturday's event in... More »

World-Record Egg Hunt Descends Into Chaos

Also, no record as crowd scrambles for 510K eggs in Sacramento

(Newser) - In 2007, a Florida Easter egg hunt featured a record-setting 501,000 eggs; yesterday, Sacramento, Calif., sought to break that record with 510,000. But things didn't quite go according to plan, the Sacramento Bee reports. Instead of waiting for all the eggs to be distributed and organizers to... More »

Boy Finds Live Grenade at Easter Egg Hunt

Bomb squad detonates scary 'egg'

(Newser) - Sometimes Easter's not all it's cracked up to be. Ask the parents of a 3-year-old British boy who ended up standing on a live grenade at an Easter egg hunt. "It was brown and about four inches high. It looked like an Easter egg, but it was... More »

Now Georgia Town Cancels Egg Hunt Over Nuts Parents

Kids were reportedly 'trampled on' in the past

(Newser) - First Colorado Springs , now this: An annual Easter egg hunt in central Georgia has been canceled after organizers say parents became violent while trying to collect eggs for themselves and their children in past years. This will be the first time in years that the Easter Bunny won't be... More »

Eggs-treme Parents Force Easter Hunt Cancellation

Too-aggressive mom, dad hopped to help their kids

(Newser) - How aggressive were the parents at last year's Colorado Springs Easter egg hunt (which, yes, is a hunt designed for their kids)? Well, the event has been canceled this year. The scene last April: Parents jumped a rope early to nudge their children toward plastic eggs filled with candy.... More »

Teens at Easter Egg Hunt Find Dead Body

Grisly discovery made in Des Moines park

(Newser) - An Easter egg hunt came to a startling end for two teenagers who accompanied their younger siblings to the event: They found a body in a Des Moines park. The unidentified man didn't appear to be a victim of foul play, police said. "I guess the children who found... More »

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