A Little Friday File Fun

In Westerly, Rhode Island, a man has been arrested for shooting his neighbor’s house—with corncobs. According to the Westerly Sun, police say the man answered his door shirtless and had corn kernels stuck to his chest. He used a potato gun to shoot corncobs at his neighbor’s house, which is up for sale. Police say the man and his neighbor have long-running disputes.

In Kansas City, Kansas, a man gave a note to a bank teller demanding cash and warning he had a gun. He then sat in the bank lobby and told the guard he was the guy the guard was looking for. According to the Associated Press, the man had earlier been arguing with his wife. He told investigators he wrote the note in front of his wife, telling her he would “rather be in jail than at home.”

In Georgia, the Board of Bar Examiners determined that errors in the scoring of the July 2015 and February 2016 Bar examinations resulted in 90 applicants being mistakenly notified that they had failed the examination when, in fact, they had passed.  One man lost his job because of it. The Board has made apologies and is reimbursing people for the cost of the exam.