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Monday, February 25th, 2013

Feb 25, 2013 -- 10:01am

TODAY'S GENIUS AWARD GOES TO . . . . . . .

    Darren Baldwin, 44, who punched his boss, then brandished two knives when he was fired from his temporary job at a warehouse that packs ... stress balls. Baldwin showed the knives to his colleague and started to shout threats like, "I will cut you up." His boss then fired him from his job at a British warehouse that packs and ships those squeezable balls for therapeutic stress relief. Maybe he should have tried one of them to see if it works?

 

AND THEN THERE'S .....

    Potential Mother of the Year candidate, Camilla Brown, 33, who fled police during a meth investigation and left her kids inside the house. The Akron, Ohio woman faces several charges after police say her two children were found inside a home during a meth lab investigation.

  

OR HOW 'BOUT .....

    Two thieves, who stole a jukebox from a San Diego area Hooters because they thought it was the ATM. Surveillance cameras show the two men in their late 20s backing a truck into the business, but the door opening was too narrow. The one suspect got a tow strap from the truck's bed and wrapped it around the free-standing five-foot-tall jukebox with the restaurant's logo in the restaurant's lobby. The two fled with the jukebox which investigators believe they mistook for an ATM.

 

OKAY, ONE MORE .....

    Jarvis Britton, a Birmingham, Alabama man, who was charged with threatening the life of President Barack Obama through Twitter messages and told the judge he was threatening a different president. Britton had been indicted by a federal grand jury for knowingly threatening to kill, kidnap or inflict bodily harm on the president by tweeting the message, "Let's kill the president. F.E.A.R.," last September. Britton told the judge he meant the president of Assyria, "Barack Assad" and the acronym meant Free Everyone Assad Regime. The problem, the president of Syria is Bashar al-Assad. The judge immediately stopped Britton's guilty plea hearing and set a trial date for next month.

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