March 2007

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Indiana Bank Refuses to Accept Check Signed by Deity

Police in Hobart, Indiana, said Monday they had arrested Kevin Russell after he went to a local bank and tried to cash a $50,000 check that was signed "King Savior, King of Kings, Lord of Lords, Servant."  Even with all…

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German Man’s Pole-Sitting Appeal Is Unsuccessful

Reuters News reported today that a German man had ended his ten-day protest of a fraud conviction by coming down out of a treehouse-like box that he had built on top of a 72-foot-tall pole.  As the report put it,…

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Police Chief and Police Dog May Have Same Degree

Criminal defense attorney Gene Murray is aggressively defending his client against drug possession charges, in part by arguing that the city police chief, who took part in the traffic stop that led to the arrest, is not qualified.  Murray is…