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Police 'All Come Running'
Over Tasteless Prank
Jun 19, 2019 7:16 PM CDT
Police 'All Come Running' Over Tasteless Prank
Find in New York park sparked huge investigation
- New Yorkers went from horror to disbelief Tuesday when an apparent dead baby turned out to be a discarded doll, NBC New York reports. Emergency responders declared the "child" dead before 8am in a Queens park, triggering the arrival of at least 100 cops who pitched a crime-scene tent...
'Heartless' Prank With Oreo
Earns YouTuber Jail Sentence
Jun 3, 2019 9:30 AM CDT
'Heartless' Prank With Oreo Earns YouTuber Jail Sentence
Kanghua Ren, aka ReSet, filled cookie with toothpaste
- A prank called "heartless" and "disgusting" has now earned its perpetrator jail time and a hefty fine. YouTuber ReSet—real name Kanghua Ren—has been given a 15-month jail sentence by a court in Barcelona, Spain, and has to fork over $22,300 to a homeless man after...
Depp's Latest on Heard:
She Pooped in My Bed
May 21, 2019 8:25 AM CDT
Depp's Latest on Heard: She Pooped in My Bed
Actor firing back at ex-wife, saying she was the 'perpetrator' and he was the 'victim'
- The ball was in Johnny Depp's court, and he just hurled it. Following a $50 million defamation lawsuit the 55-year-old actor filed earlier this year against ex-wife Amber Heard, the 33-year-old actress offered her rebuke in the form of an April motion outlining what she says was a litany...
One Billboard Outside
Atlantic City, NJ, Goes Viral
Mar 13, 2019 8:42 AM CDT
One Billboard Outside Atlantic City, NJ, Goes Viral
Sons' birthday prank goes viral as father receives messages from all over the planet
- Everybody likes being wished a happy birthday. Just perhaps not by over 15,000 people from around the world. That’s exactly what’s happened to Chris Ferry from New Jersey, after a birthday prank by his two sons went viral. Ferry, 61, is soon to be 62, and in...
Mar 12, 2019 5:48 PM CDT
James Corden Awesomely Pranks Beckham
There's a reason the 'statue' didn't look like the soccer star
- At least he liked the hair. David Beckham went to see a statue of himself before the official unveiling, and was shocked by what he saw, CNN reports. The statue was not at all flattering: "It doesn't really look nothing like me," Beckham said. "I mean,...
Groom to Sue Pals
After Wedding Day
Prank Leaves Him
Jan 2, 2019 2:03 PM CST
Groom to Sue Pals After Wedding Day Prank Leaves Him in Hospital
'Wedding hazing' is a longstanding tradition in China
- Wedding-day hijinks are all fun and games until the bridegroom gets chased out into traffic, hit by a car, and ends up suing the wedding guests. The incident happened in November in China, where, as the
explains, "wedding hazing" is a tradition dating back to the days of...
Boy, 14, Charged With
Murder After Egging
Leads to Death
Jan 2, 2019 11:05 AM CST
Boy, 14, Charged With Murder After Egging Leads to Death
Woman was killed as fleeing boys allegedly ran red light, hit her truck
- An egging prank ended with a murder charge after a New Year's Day tragedy near Houston. Police say a 14-year-old male driver and two teenage passengers were inside a GMC Acadia Tuesday afternoon, throwing eggs at cars driving by on a road in Aldine, when the driver of one...
Leads to Fiery Feces
Dec 27, 2018 10:30 AM CST
Cops: Fight Leads to Fiery Feces
Dylan Printz, 18, charged with arson after police say he left burning bag of dog poop on Pa. porch
- It may have been Christmas Eve, but those weren't reindeer droppings left at a home in Shippensburg, Pa. The Smoking Gun reports on a "crappy" prank that now has 18-year-old Dylan Printz charged with arson and risking catastrophe. Cops responded around 3am Monday to a report of a...
Her Boss Gave
Her an Exam.
Then Her TP
in case you missed it
Nov 3, 2018 6:35 AM CDT
Her Boss Gave Her an Exam. Then Her TP Turned Purple
Gynecologist doesn't lose license after dyeing employee's vagina purple (yes, you read that right)
- If "gynecologist keeps his license after dyeing employee's vagina purple as a 'joke'" isn't a headline that catches your attention, stop reading. For everyone else: This case out of Colorado, in which even the judge uttered an "oh my God," involves Dr. Barry...
Sotheby's After $1.1M Sale:
'We've Just Been Banksy'ed'
Oct 6, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Sotheby's After $1.1M Sale: 'We've Just Been Banksy'ed'
Auctioned painting self-destructed soon after sale went through
is saying it could be Banksy's "most jaw-dropping trick yet," and it would be hard to find anyone who disagrees. It happened Friday night at a Sotheby's auction in London, when the enigmatic street artist's 2006
Girl With Balloon
painting was sold off...
School District Yanks Senior
From Graduation Due to Prank
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
May 27, 2018 6:45 AM CDT
School District Yanks Senior From Graduation Due to Prank
Kylan Scheele admits he put high school up for sale on Craigslist but says it was all in good fun
- While some of his classmates had more ambitious senior pranks in the works, such as setting live mice loose, Kylan Scheele decided to do something "more laid-back," he tells FOX4 —a joke that has now resulted in him getting yanked from walking in graduation. The 18-year-old Missourian,...
Outgoing Virginia Governor
Pranks His Successor
Jan 16, 2018 12:33 AM CST
Outgoing Virginia Governor Pranks His Successor
Terry McAuliffe gives Ralph Northam an unnerving welcome to the governor's mansion
- Playing pranks on your successor is a tradition among Virginia governors. When Mark Warner moved out of the governor's mansion in 2006, for example, he left a life-size cutout of himself in the shower for the recently elected Tim Kaine, the
reports. Kaine paid that favor forward...
Head in Microwave
Dec 8, 2017 4:28 AM CST
'Prankster' Cements Head in Microwave
Firefighters were 'seriously unimpressed'
- There's stupid, there's extremely stupid, and then there's "cementing your head inside a microwave" stupid. Firefighters in Wolverhampton, England, say they were "seriously unimpressed" after five of them had to spend an hour dealing with a case of the latter Thursday, the BBC reports. The...
Parents Sentenced for Child
Neglect Over YouTube Videos
Sep 12, 2017 7:09 PM CDT
Parents Sentenced for Child Neglect Over YouTube Videos
'Prank' videos showed parents screaming, cursing at crying children
- A Maryland couple whose YouTube prank videos garnered them accusations of child abuse were sentenced to five years probation on child neglect charges Monday, BuzzFeed reports. Michael and Heather Martin entered a plea to avoid jail time, admitting the state had enough to convict them without actually admitting guilt. The...
Teens' Game of 'Ding Dong
Ditch' Escalates to Stabbing
Sep 8, 2017 4:32 PM CDT
Teens' Game of 'Ding Dong Ditch' Escalates to Stabbing
14-year-old boys arrested on suspicion of assault
- "I think the concept of 'ding dong ditch' has been around pretty much since the invention of the door and since teenagers have been in existence," KOMO quotes a spokesperson for the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office as saying. "Obviously they don't normally end with...
Teen Severely Burned
by 'Hot Water Challenge'
Aug 30, 2017 11:10 AM CDT
Teen Severely Burned by 'Hot Water Challenge'
He suffered 1st and 2nd degree burns on his neck
- A teen boy is recovering from severe burns in Arkansas after he awoke to scalding hot water being dumped on him at a sleepover. Nickolas Conrad, who is 15, was treated at a hospital in Little Rock for first and second degree burns on his neck and under his arm,...
Anti-Immigration Group on Pic
of Empty Bus Seats: 'Terrifying'
Aug 2, 2017 4:34 PM CDT
Anti-Immigration Group on Pic of Empty Bus Seats: 'Terrifying'
Members of the group thought the seats were women in burqas
- One Facebook user says—as per the
—it's proof "the meanest are also the stupidest": a photo of six empty bus seats mistaken by a Norwegian anti-immigrant group for women in burqas. Johan Slattavik, who calls himself "Norway's worst web troll," says...
Went to See
Mar 1, 2017 11:47 AM CST
Moviegoers Went to See
, Got Punked
London theater kicked off showing with 20 seconds from 'La La Land' trailer
- The "biggest blunder in Oscars history" is now three days old, but a London movie theater decided to extend the error's 15 minutes of fame on Monday. People have been flocking to see
since its best picture win on Sunday—after
La La Land
was mistakenly announced...
Gives Himself Up
Jan 10, 2017 12:01 AM CST
'Hollyweed' Prankster Gives Himself Up
Surrenders to police on trespassing charge
- The alleged Hollyweed prankster has been apprehended. Zachary Cole Fernandez, 30, turned himself in to Los Angeles Police Department detectives Monday on suspicion of trespassing in the wee hours of New Year's Day in order to alter the iconic Hollywood sign to read "Hollyweed," reports the
Someone Filmed a Fake
Human Sacrifice at CERN
Aug 18, 2016 9:33 AM CDT
Someone Filmed a Fake Human Sacrifice at CERN
Esteemed Euro physics lab trying to figure out who staged creepy 'spoof'
- "Prankster" may not be the first word that comes to mind when describing a scientist, but a group of them at Switzerland's European Organization for Nuclear Research (aka CERN) may have just elevated the term in an odd and creepy way. The
reports the research organization is...
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