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2009-08-11 14:55:01

Police in Spokane, Wash., say a bachelor party brawl resulted in the groom-to-be and two friends being carted away to jail. Sgt. Dave Reagan, a spokesman for the Spokane County Sheriff's Office, said the early Sunday incident began when a bachelor party guest, Shad Armstrong, 22, allegedly began jumping up and down on a car in the parking lot at Goodtymes Pub, which was hosting the party, the Spokane Spokesman-Review reported Tuesday. A fight broke out and multiple police officers were called...

2009-05-05 13:52:42

Authorities in Oregon said a bar brawl that required 12 police officers to break it up started when a man slapped a woman singing karaoke. Sgt. David Thompson, a spokesman for the Washington County Sheriff's Office, said deputies and police were called to the Azteca Restaurant near Beaverton at about 2:20 a.m. Tuesday to stop a fight that involved beer bottles and chairs being used as weapons, The (Portland) Oregonian reported Tuesday. Thompson said the brawl started after Yemby Gomez, 29,...

2008-12-29 10:39:44

Police in England's Merseyside county said Monday they have arrested Liverpool Football Club star Steven Gerrard in connection with a brawl. An unidentified police spokesman said the British midfielder was arrested early Monday along with five other men and charged with suspicion of assault, The Times of London reported. Merseyside police (are) investigating an assault that took place in the early hours of Monday, Dec. 29, on Bold Street in Southport, the spokesman said. A 34-year-old man...

2008-08-25 12:01:08

Police were called to a Tulsa school Tuesday afternoon when a fight broke out between a teacher and a parent trying to pick up her child. A woman tried to enter Roy Clark Elementary School, 3656 S. 103rd East Ave., around 3:30 p.m. when she was stopped by a teacher, Union district Assistant Superintendent Kirt Hartzler said. Police scanner reports indicate that the parent punched the teacher, who then put the woman in a headlock. Hartzler said the woman was not allowed inside the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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