The Todd and Don Blog

If you’re looking for change in 2010, don’t bury the hatchet, bury the snake skin instead. Ceremonial snake dancer Jim Berenholtz performs rituals in which he takes the skin off snakes and either buries, burns, or drowns it so as to “shed the skin” of something he wants changed...
Any way you slice it, one Bigfoot hoax required serious guts. In August 2008, two pranksters held a press conference claiming they’d found Bigfoot’s dead body in the Georgia woods. The remains turned out to be nothing but a furry costume stuffed with several dead animals. Tom...
A northwest Georgia couple arrested for giving six of their children homemade tattoos say they didn't do anything wrong. The kids, they say, wanted the tattoos to be like Mom and Dad. "I'm their mother," Patty Jo Marsh said late Saturday. "Shouldn't I be able to decide if they...
SELMA, Ind. - Police say a fifth-grader handed out about $300 to others on the bus ride to his eastern Indiana school. Problem is, they say, the cash was among some $10,000 he took from his grandparents' safe. Delaware County Sheriff George Sheridan says the boy was riding the...
A US Army general in Iraq has added pregnancy to the list of reasons a soldier under his command could be court-martialled. The policy, outlined last month by Major-General Anthony Cucolo, would apply to female soldiers who become pregnant while deployed in combat zones and the...
Tanning salon operators are seeing red over a last-minute tax on their business in the health care reform bill. It's a ten percent tax on tanning bed salons paid for by consumers. The so-called " tanning bed tax" was added to the bill by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of...
Police say a frustrated Boston woman called 911 to say she couldn't get her 14-year-old son to stop playing video games and go to sleep. Police spokesman Officer Joe Zanoli said Monday the mother called for help around 2:30 a.m. Saturday to say that the teenager also walked...
Around 2.30PM on Saturday, December 19, during a historic snowstorm, residents at the intersection of 14th and U Streets NW started throwing snowballs at passing Hummers. One of the cars pelted was driven by a plainclothes police officer identified only as Det. Baylor. Baylor...
It's a tale about a tiger that police in a Texas town are taking seriously. Oyster Creek police are on the lookout for a tiger after reported sightings of a meandering big cat with orange and black stripes in the area about 50 miles south of Houston. Sgt. Rick Hempel on Friday...