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Nitwit News – November 20
Nitwit News – November 20

The all-clear was given Tuesday at a Venice, Florida, park after it had been closed down due to what police initially said was a suspicious package. Investigators say the package was a GPS receiver that is used for the recreational activity known as geocaching.

Emily Hughes said when she turned on the faucet in her Arizona home in June, the water that came out was yellow. She said her water company, Johnson Utilities, wasn’t doing anything about it, so she turned to social media. Emily posted video of the yellow water on her Facebook page, writing that she was, “So disgusted right now.” But then, Emily said her problems got even worse. Emily and her husband are being sued by Johnson Utilities. The company claimed her statements were defamatory. Emily and her husband have hired an attorney, who says they’ve done nothing wrong.

A Minnesota man trying to avoid a prison sentence for an $11.5 million insurance fraud decided to fake his own death, but he was found out and sentenced this week Monday to 12 years and eight months in prison. And he has to pay back th $11.5 million

… In order to convince people he was dead, Travis Scott ground up some of his teeth, extracted pints of his own blood and pulled out pieces of his hair. He combined all of those pieces together in a stocking cap and shot them with a shotgun. He left the cap in a canoe in September 2011, along with a suicide note saying he had weighed himself down in case he didn’t die from the shotgun blast. But authorities didn’t buy it and began a hunt for Scott.

Interviews & Bits

Sgt. Bruce

Sgt. Bruce on Local Nitwits

We asked Sgt. Bruce to share some stories of local knuckleheads and nitwits.

PODCAST pod

Willie Waffle Doesn’t Like The Identical

To celebrate 20 years Forest Gump is back in theaters — and it’s on IMAX. There’s also a new movie called The Identical.

gina

Gina Talks About Bad Marital Advice

Life coach Gina says we should ignore this marital advice.

PODCAST pod

Waffle Reviews November Man & As Above/So Below

Movie guy Willie Waffle gave one movie 1 out of 4 and the other 0 out of 4!

Sgt. Bruce and Cop Cameras

Champaign police cars have cameras. How do they work and will the police be wearing cameras soon?  

gina

How to Tell Someone They Smell

We asked life coach Gina how to tell someone they stink or have bad breath.

PODCAST pod

We TRIED to do the Ice Bucket Challenge

We were ready to do the Ice Bucket Challenge … and planning to challenge a local “celebrity”. Then the U of I…

Sylvester Stallone

Expendables 3 and The Giver not good

Willie gives E3 one and a half “waffles” and The Giver just one.