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Three California women were incensed when they finished their restaurant meal and saw themselves identified on the check as “fat girls.”

Welcome to Chilly D'sThree California women were incensed when they finished their restaurant meal and saw themselves identified on the check as “fat girls.” Customer Christine Duran asked the manager, “Why does the receipt say ‘fat girls’?” He offered a discount of 25 percent as an apology, but, Duran said, he “had like a smirk on his face, like it was funny but trying not to laugh.” The restaurant, Chilly D’s in Stockton, later promised “to heal our newly tarnished reputation so that everyone feels safe and welcome again.”

Fleeing prisoner gets stuck in escape routeA beefy Brazilian inmate’s attempt to escape prison was foiled when his stomach got stuck. A smaller convict had just squeezed through a hole in the prison wall when a much larger inmate tried to follow him. He made it through halfway. “The other prisoners tried to push him, but he stayed stuck in the wall,” said Lt. Tiago Costa, of the local fire brigade. “He started screaming in pain, and that was when the prison guards were alerted.” Firefighters cut the inmate loose, and he was sent back to his cell.

Cornered burglar calls 911A suspected burglar called 911 to complain that the owner of the Texas home he’d broken into was holding him at gunpoint. The suspect, Christopher Moore, placed the emergency call after he allegedly burglarized the home and found the homeowner and his son pointing guns at him. “I’m out in the country somewhere,” Moore told the 911 operator. “Some guy’s got a gun on me.” The homeowner’s wife told the 911 operator, “You better come quick, or my husband’s going to shoot him.” Police arrived and saved Moore from being shot, but charged him with burglary.

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