They call New Year's Eve amateur night because it's a night where nearly everyone parties hard, not just those who have regular experience with intoxicants. This means that it's a pretty safe bet that some idiotic stuff is going to go down, sometimes even before the ball drops.
Oompa Loompas, the lovable orange-skinned creatures from 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,' may look harmless. But as a 28-year-old man in Norfolk, England, learned, they're not above aggravated assault.
When Aubrey Ireland left for college she had a good relationship with her parents. They had always supported her interest in music and acting and offered to pay her tuition to the University of Cincinnati's prestigious College-Conservatory of Music, even though she had received scholarship…
As the sun rose from time zone to time zone across the world on Friday, there was still no sign of the world's end -- but that didn't stop those convinced that a 5,125-year Mayan calendar predicts the apocalypse from gathering at some of the world's purported survival hot spots.