WTF: Woman changes her name to the alphabet

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A Colombian woman has won her year long battle with her government and has officially changed her first name name to ABCDEFG HIJKLMN and her last name to OPQRST UVWXYZ. The woman, known as Ladyzunga Cyborg (not her original name), is a university art teacher and previous fetish model. She said she chose the name for being unusual and hard to pronounce. (UPI, http://bit.ly/1vktETj)


 


WTF: Landlord shoots tenant in butt over cigarette

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A Scranton, Pennsylvania landlord has been accused of shooting his tenant in the butt after the tenant refused to give him a cigarette. An altercation began after landlord Robert Klemish attempted to use a cigarette rolling machine that belonged to his tenants, Richard and Jody Privett. The fight ended when the disgruntled Klemish allegedly shot through the door of a residence, striking Michael Karasevich, another tenant, in the read-end. Klemish reportedly admitted to the shooting but said it was an accident. He has been charged with assault and discharging a firearm. (Huffington Post)


 


WTF: Criminal caught after taunting police on FB

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A man who taunted Welsh police on Facebook with the message, “Haha catch me if you can won’t see me slipping,” has been arrested. Nineteen year old, Logan Rhys James was released from prison early after he was convicted in a knife attack but police posted his photo on Facebook after he allegedly violated the terms of his release. After commenting on the photo, James arrested less than two days later. Gwent Police Superintendent Marc Budden said, “This demonstrates our commitment to finding and arresting people who fail to abide by the tersm of their release from prison. Our officers had been making arrest inquiries to locate him and we had also been issuing appeals to trace him. We would like to thank the public, the media and Mr. James himself for drawing attention to our efforts to return him to prison.” (UPI)


 


WTF: Suspect caught after taking selfie

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Police in Pennsylvania caught up with a suspect who was trying to flee assault charges because he posted a selfie on Facebook while he was sitting on a Greyhound bus out of town. The suspect, Donald Harrison, was charged with assaulting a woman and refusing to let her leave her apartment after an argument on January 24th. The woman called police and an hour later they learned that Harrison posted a message on Facebook saying, “IT’S TIME TO LEAVE PA.” When police couldn’t find him, the woman called again Sunday afternoon after she saw Harrison’s Facebook selfie with the caption, “OMW TO SPARTANSBURG SC SAY A PRAYER FOR ME.” Ambridge Police Chief James Mann told the Beaver County Times, “We like it when dumb criminals assist us in our investigation.” (ABC News)


 


WTF: Saved by the Bra

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A Brazilian woman says her underwire bra saved her life after a stray bullet struck her near the heart, according to a Brazilian news report. A thief holding up a passer-by on the street opened fire and a bullet struck Ivete Medeiros just under her left breast after she ran out of a store to investigate the commotion on the street. Luckily for Medeiros, the bullet lodged in the underwire of her black lace bra. Medeiros told Globo news, “It was a deliverance from God.” (Huffington Post)


 


WTF: Woman gets a side of cash at the drive thru

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Janelle Jones of New Hampshire woman got a bag full of cash instead of food at a fast food drive-thru. Jones said she realized the bag did contain contain the spicy chicken and sweet tea she ordered but instead was filled with $2,631 in cash. Jones’ husband admitted they briefly considered keeping the money but decided to return the money because he and his wife are Jehovah’s Witnesses and “Jahovah sees everything.” (Yahoo)


 


WTF: Teen poses as doctor for a month

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West Palm Beach police are saying a teenager was caught posing as a doctor, a ruse he continued for about a month. St. Mary’s Medical Center said in a statement, “The individual never had contaxt with any hospital patients and did not gain access to any patient care areas of the hospital at any time. The hospital immediately notified local authorities, who took the individual into custody, and we are cooperating with their ongoing investigation.” Police were called after a doctor called police saying hospital security reported seeing a teenager walking around the hospital while dressed as a doctor on several occasions. (UPI)


 


WTF: Strip Club receives community award

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A Chicago neighborhood has awarded the Admiral Theater, a strip club, with a neighborhood beautification award. The Albany Park Neighbors described on its website that the Block Star Award is a prize for “local businesses who are going above and beyond in the fight against litter, while also providing great customer service and going the extra mile for our community.” (UPI)


 


WTF: Cow escapes from moving truck

A Russian driver’s dashboard mounted camera caught a cow’s escape from the back of a truck traveling 30 mph on a snow covered roadway. The truck driver allegedly did not notice the cow’s escape until Catherine Kibardina, the woman who captured the incident on camera, caught up with him and alerted him to what had happened. Kibardina, who posted the video to YouTube, said the cow seemed to be unharmed after jumping out onto the road. (UPI)