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Ex-car dealership employee faces charges after impersonating a cop with help from sheriff’s deputies

Last fall, Brian Sean Jones got into uniform, strapped on his gun and a badge and got in an unmarked Maricopa County Sheriffs Office truck. He made four stops that evening: one for a teen caught speeding, one of a suspected prostitute and her customer, one for a car driving…

George R.R. Martin reveals Season 5 plot twists in ‘Game of Thrones’

Though George R.R. Martin’s “Game of Thrones” books have been out for more than a decade, many viewers of the popular HBO show based on the books found themselves traumatized while watching the now-infamous Red Wedding episode last week. Martin, who reportedly enjoyed the fan freak-outs, doesn’t want anyone hurt…

Court rules prisoner has a First Amendment right to ‘erotic’ werewolf novel

California’s First District Court of appeals ruled recently that its prisons don’t have the right to restrict inmates’ access to literary depictions of sex and violence, even if the book itself is far from a timeless literary masterpiece. When Andres Martinez — a “voracious reader,” his lawyer Richard Braucher told…

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio promises to tackle real discrimination: Age discrimination

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who recently survived a recall effort over his much-maligned and recently declared unconstitutional racial profiling programs (he’s appealing), announced that he plans to become a poster boy against discrimination like he became the “poster boy for illegal immigration.” The discrimination Arpaio plans to publicize? Age…

Pennsylvania gynecologist, fishing guide save baby moose from drowning

When Pennsylvania gynecologist Dr. Karen Sciascia booked her fishing trip to Montana with Four Rivers Fishing Company, she probably hoped to land at least one big fish. Instead, she ended up hauling in a baby moose. Sciasia and guide Seth McLean were, according to The Missoulian, fishing on Big Hole…

Rep. Steve King: ‘Ronald Reagan’s signature on the 86 Amnesty Act brought about Barack Obama’s election’

Rep. Steve King (R-IA), a firm opponent of immigration reform, took to the floor of the House on Thursday to explain his theory that giving undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship in 1986 had directly led to Barack Obama’s election in 2012 — and thus why Republicans are foolish to…

Veterinarians amazed, reporters disgusted by 4 pound hairball removed from a tiger’s stomach

Vernon Yates of Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation in Florida loves his 18-year-old tiger, Ty. So when Ty became listless, stopped eating on his own for two weeks and lost nearly 100 pounds, he became concerned. “He’s sort of like my biggest baby,” he told Bay News 9. “This is my…

Catholic archdiocese in Madrid reportedly training 8 new exorcists to meet parishioner demand

Catholics in and around Madrid concerned that they or their loved ones are suffering from demonic possession may be about to get some much needed assistance from the archdiocese. A spokeswoman confirmed to the Associated Press that the Church in considering training more priests in the exorcism rites to counter…

German brewers demand moratorium on fracking to protect the purity of their beer

The Association of German Breweries sent a letter this week to German Prime Minister Angela Merkel and six Cabinet Ministers demanding a moratorium on fracking until more research can be carried out to allay concerns of water contamination. Germans have had strict standards for beer brewing since the 1516 implementation…

WATCH LIVE: Obama reveals drone, counter-terrorism policy for his second term

Watch lives as President Obama discusses everything from drone policy to Guantanamo Bay in a speech at the National Defense University, courtesy of NBC News:…

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