Friday, December 21, 2012
Sliders and muscle relaxant don't mix • That's really hidden below the belt, young lady • And this guy swings a mean, mean bat ... Weird Crime of the Southland 2012.
Strange-but-true stories from the Patch files of bizarre and ridiculous antics perpetrated by your fellow south suburbanites the past year. Auditioning for the Next 'Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle'? A Mokena woman who drifted over the center line, jumped the curb and almost hit a telephone pole just before midnight on Sept. 12, told cops she was driving home from White Castle. She had a half-eaten slider in her hand that she continued to munch on despite the officer's repeated requests to drop the burger. After cops towed her car — and the White Castle burgers still inside — she refused to talk to the cops. She was accused of driving under the influence of painkillers, muscle relaxants and Ritalin. On Mokena Patch This One Wasn't …
Monday, December 26, 2011
White Castle is testing restaurant beer sales in Indiana. Who knew folks had a hard time finding a few cold ones before they got to White Castle? A Patch Poll.
Sliders and beer — sounds like a dangerous combo in so many ways. White Castle chain is testing beer and wine sales at a restaurant in Lafayette, IN, thinking customers might like a cold beer or a glass of wine to wash down a Crave Case or two. Aside from the gastrointestinal distress this combo conjures up, aren't there enough White Castle customers showing up pre-lit already? To wit: What do you think? Would you like to see beer and wine on the menu at your local White Castle? [ Did You Know? The Southland is home to a Crave Case Hall of Famer, Dale Bemis. ]
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Man charged with battery after police say he met a woman on a bus and later hit and kicked her near White Castle.
A man whose pleas for free Sliders were rejected by a woman on a bus accosted the woman near her workplace, punching and kicking her in retaliation for denying him a White Castle burger, police said. Ian C. McGhee, 33, of Calumet City, was charged with battery and accused of hitting a woman in the head with his closed fist several times, police said this week. Police said the woman got on a bus going westbound on 95th Street and sat next to McGhee, who asked her about her job at White Castle. When McGhee asked her “if she could hook him up with some burgers,” the woman said no, police said. McGhee got off the bus at Oakley Street, and the victim got off at 95th and Western. But as the woman walked through The Plaza parking lot, she was …
Friday, February 18, 2011
A daily video recap of the Southland's top stories
Thief Drains Boy Scout Troop's Bank Account Toddler Found Dead in New Lenox Township Cemetery President 'Surprised' by Sheriff’s Mass Graves Accusation Girls Basketball: Mother McAuley Ousts Oak Lawn It's What You Crave: The White Castle Debate (Video)
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
The region's best cop blotter: Mischief in church, shouting man tries to videotape cops, and there's still a "wrong crowd," even if you're 56.
Today's Good Read on the Southland: Crime-N-Shame edition, features some of the region's more interesting crime reports the past few weeks. Creepy Guy Tries to Pick Up Teens at White Castle, in Oak Lawn, Jan. 7 A physically fit man with a ponytail tried to pick up a 16-year-old boy at the Oak Lawn White Castle, at 9501 S. Cicero Ave., the evening of Jan. 7. Oak Lawn police were called to the restaurant where they were met by the teen and his friend. According to the victim, he and his friend were inside the restaurant when they saw a man lift up his shirt and show them his ribs. The boys told police they didn’t know the man. The man walked over and introduced himself, then walked outside the restaurant, according to the report. While the …