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Nitwit News – September 3
Nitwit News – September 3

A British woman said she will wait about eight years until her pet chicken dies to retrieve a diamond earring swallowed by the bird. Claire Lennon said Sarah the chicken snatched the earring while perching on her shoulder and veterinarians determined the ring was trapped in the chicken’s stomach and could only be removed with a potentially fatal surgery. Lennon says she’ll wait until Sarah dies.

In Ohio, Rodney Watkins was arrested Saturday during a traffic stop. Police (in Golf Manor) say that Watkins’ first mistake was showing officers false ID. The ID from Illinois had the name Carlos Williams on it. Watkins’ other mistake was lighting a crack pipe while in custody.

A University of Arkansas student was carted off in a stretcher after his weapon malfunctioned. It happened Saturday at Razorback Stadium when the student’s T-shirt air gun misfired. Fans across the stadium heard a loud boom and saw the student immediately fall to the ground.

A 10-year-old from Wasilla, Alaska, won $2,000 for his winning entry at the Alaska State Fair’s Giant Cabbage Weigh-Off. The 92-pound head of cabbage weighed 92 pounds. The 10-year-old said he named the cabbage “Bob”.

Interviews & Bits

Sgt. Bruce

Sgt. Bruce on Local Nitwits

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


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 Talks About Bad Marital Advice

Life coach Gina says we should ignore this marital advice.


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?  


How to Tell Someone They Smell

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


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.