So maybe that’s a little bit of hyperbole. Still, who would steal the baby Jesus? And why, in reporting about the theft, would anyone capitalize the word “Baby”? In any event, as reported by NJ Advance Media for nj.com:
A Rockaway Township husband and wife say they are “heartbroken” after a Baby Jesus was stolen from a nativity scene on their front lawn.
But Elaine and Mark Romito haven’t given up on retrieving the item that has graced the front of their home at 8 Daniel St. during the Christmas season for the past 22 years.
According to Manchester police Sgt. Brian O’Keefe, at 7:30 a.m. Friday multiple patrol units responded to 81 Ashland St. to investigate a report of a large fight and spoke with two victims, a 38-year-old mother and her daughter, 18.
The mother, whose name was not released, told police she was operating her motor vehicle in the area of Lowell and Ashland streets when two females refused to exit the road while riding bicycles. According to police, a brief argument ensued and the mother exited her vehicle and confronted the two bike riders.
“I was walking to get some pizza with some buddies,” Thomas said.
The 21-year-old said he was getting over an illness and he spit as he was walking. He quickly learned that’s illegal in Minneapolis.
The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday reversed a lower court’s issuance of a domestic abuse protection order for a 16-year-old girl against her father, saying his vulgar, obscenity-laced texts did not constitute abuse.
The decision came in the case of man listed in the opinion as “William N.” Court records indicate that the girl’s mother sought a domestic abuse protection order for her daughter earlier this year after the father sent the girl texts calling the girl, her boyfriend and her mother vulgar names.
A big “shout out” from The Juice to Mr. John Long of Loxahatchee, Florida for the assist (along with, or course, the Sun Sentinel) in further entrenching “legal juice” into our lexicon. How did he do this? Here’s how, as reported by the Sun Sentinel:
[Mr.] Long … is the alleged orange juice burglar, suspected of breaking into three Wellington homes Sunday night while residents were inside and stealing orange juice, reports WPTV News in West Palm Beach.
The Sun Sentinel went on to say (drum roll please) …
Former Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Willis W. Berry Jr. on Thursday rejected a proposed guilty plea on conflict of interest charges after learning that it could imperil his state pension.
“It’s a shame, it was a good deal, but we just can’t risk the pension,” said Samuel C. Stretton, a lawyer for the 72-year-old former judge.
You know how when you watch TV shows about jail or prison, the joints are filled with contraband? Well, it’s true. Some prisons have such a problem with prisoners using cell phones that they have to jam them! As for drugs in the joint, here’s an example, as reported by North Country Now (Potsdam, NY).
St. Lawrence County Sheriff deputies say they charged a St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility inmate with felonies for allegedly selling drugs while locked up.
Matthew J. Hough is charged with fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and first-degree promoting prison contraband, both felonies.
A 24-year-old man allegedly slapped actress and model Gauhar Khan and assaulted her at the sets of a musical reality show, India’s Raw Star, on Sunday. The man was allegedly against her wearing short clothes.
The incident happened on Sunday evening when Khan, the host of the show, was shooting for its grand finale episode. According to the police, a member of the audience, Akil Malik, 24, walked up to the stage, allegedly misbehaved with her and then slapped her. The incident happened at Studio number 9, Filmcity in Goregaon East.
It wasn’t hard to prove that this was an inside job! You might ask yourself how a security guard could possibly be unaware of security cameras in the store where he worked. It’s definitely a head-scratcher. As reported in The Brooklyn Paper’s Police Blotter (90th Precinct – Southside–Williamsburg):
The owner of a Varet Street jeans and sneakers store said that a security guard stole merchandise between Nov. 11 and Nov. 14.
The proprietor of the establishment between Graham Avenue and Humboldt Street reported that he caught the rent-a-cop on video taking several pairs of sneakers from between Nov. 11 at 5 pm and Nov. 14 at 11 am.