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Man Has Wii Fit

February, 2009 by Ray Bendici
Uh, I don't think that's how you're supposed to play it ... although as a parent who has kids who like to play video games, I can't say that I haven't wanted to do something like this on occasion. [Feb. 12, 2009] A New Britain man is under arrest, accused of holding his family hostage and threatening to burn their house down. According to police, he became angry after his son didn't pause his Nintendo Wii game system fast enough. Source: NBC 30

Classic CT Weird - Police: Man Wearing Breasts, Thong Strolls Down Highway

December, 2008 by Ray Bendici
MANCHESTER  (AP) -- A Manchester man has been arrested after he allegedly strolled along Interstate 291 wearing nothing but a thong, fake breasts and a wig. Police said they received several calls about the man, which prompted an hour-long search over the weekend. Police said they found David Gebhardt, 42, Saturday, fully clothed and collecting cans behind a business in Manchester. Police said they also found a wig and fake breasts in the man's car. Gebhardt is charged with disorderly conduct and simple trespass. He is free after posting $2,500 bail.

Classic CT Weird - Pipe Bomb Found Stuffed in Chicken

December, 2008 by Ray Bendici
SIMSBURY (AP) — A whole raw roasting chicken was found by the side of a road Monday stuffed with a pipe bomb, police said. A motorist noticed the chicken bomb on Powder Forest Drive at about 9 a.m. It was large enough to cause harm to a person if it went off, said Police Capt. Matthew Catania. The road was closed while the Hartford Police Department's bomb squad came and blew up the chicken. Nobody was injured. No arrests have been made police said. Note: This article was from June 10, 2008


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