January 3rd, 2012

NEWScoop: Higitus Figitus, Life Happens, Sinderella Loses Shoe, a Thief Steals, and Garbage Provides

Higitus Figitus Zoomacazam, Pack the Old Way and Load the Can
KHOU has sent their man Len to Houston’s IAH to experience the job of a baggage handler. The use of fancy gadgetry and brut strength ensue as thousands of pieces of luggage are loaded from tarmac to plane. Impressive. But a 747 is no suitcase. Just remember; books always go first. Visit KHOU for more.

The Circle of Life Seems to Have Bottlenecked
While a baby in Kingwood being born at precisely 1:01AM on January 1st is cause for a joyous celebration—perhaps atop a rock somewhere, we’re reminded that death or the reporting of it, is much more prevalent. A dead body is found on a freeway ramp. An innocent young girl is struck by a car and dies. A group of Boy Scouts find evidence of the deceased.

It Ain’t No Glass Sneaker and He Ain’t No Prince, but Authorities are on the Hunt of a One Shoed Man
A car jacking suspect responsible for the shootings of two League City residents fled the scene of his most recent crime. Along the way, he shed his footwear. Police are in the process of placing the shoe on the feet of men with a history of crime. If this fails, keep a pair of socks handy. You’re next. Visit KHOU for more.

Steal from the Elderly, Give to the Pawn
Christopher “Oodalolly” Oliver, a man with a penchant for theft, has been accused of stealing jewelry from elderly citizens in Harris County. With the name Oliver, I suppose I could’ve gone with Oliver & Company, as it also pertains to stealing things. If your pet python whispers in your ear as you interact with seedy characters, listen. Visit MyFoxHouston for more.

Thieves Rummage Through Garbarge, Looking for Evidence of Snarfblats and Dinglehoppers
Going through garbage for treasure is nothing new. After all, the old saying, “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” has been in use for over a hundred years. Whatever you do, don’t discard the boxes.  Visit MyFoxHouston for more.

— The Loop Scoop

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