A sexy train seductress is haunting the dreams of rail riders in Melbourne, Australia.
But rail officials and cops aren't going to rely on Batman to nab this spicy little supervillainess — they are powwowing to plot an end to her oh-so-naughty crime wave, according to the Herald Sun.
The alleged serial seductress broke into a rush-hour Frankston train's cabin on Tuesday night, broadcasting her X-rated account of the driver to stunned straphangers.
"There was a woman on the address system," Frankston-bound passenger Angela told the Herald Sun. "It was very graphic about how she was going to have sex with a driver for about three minutes."
Investigators think a lone female enchantress taking control of the PA system in empty cabins is the charming culprit.
Cops believe the sultry-voiced train temptress also plotted last week's break-in and titillated riders on the Sandringham line.
Cops failed to nab the villainous vixen after both unsolicited mass seductions.
Pressure has mounted for train operator Connex to nab the sexy siren — while her seductive soliloquies only get more lengthy, frequent and in-depth.
"I thought she was in cahoots with the driver," Angela told the Herald Sun.
She told the paper there were parents with children in her car unhappy about their kids' sudden sex ed.
Cops have debriefed ticket inspectors, who are now on the lookout for the pervy prankster, while officers scan CCTV footage from stations looking to unmask the train temptress.
"When the train comes to a stop at a station it is easy for them to slip out of the cab and merge with other passengers," Connex spokesman Andrew Cassidy told the Herald Sun.
During both saucy speeches, many train passengers thought the erotic enchantress was a voice on a 1-900 sex call — or even up in the cabin with the driver.
Connex talked about the titillating tirades with agents from the Transit Safety Division on Wednesday, and said some crafty criminals know of a flaw allowing access to vacant cabins and an opening to hijack the PA, promising this year it will be patched up.
— Thanks to Out There reader Alex K.
Super Sundae Wipes Out Wallet
Let's see, how can I get fat in the most expensive way possible?
Ice cream lover's wallets scream for "The Volcano," a $100 sundae thought to be New York City's most expensive.
Inside the posh ice cream parlor in the city's famed Fifth Avenue toy bastion, FAO Schwarz, the mountain of obesity tops the menu, according to The New York Post.
Recommended for four big eaters, the Volcano offers 12 scoops of Bassett's of Philadelphia ice cream — including peanut butter swirl, chocolate chip cookie dough, coffee, and pistachio — packed inside a boiling-over Belgian chocolate mountain.
But surely that's not enough decadent dessert for a hundred bucks!
Of course not: The too-big treat is then garnished with generous servings of seven toppings, surrounded by chocolate rocks and topped with glacée cherries and whipped cream.
It takes two waiters to deliver the super-huge sundae, which must then be bust open with a hammer and trowel before the adventurous eaters can get to the creamy filling, which oozes out like lava.
The big, fat price tag hasn't kept the ultimate guilty pleasure from being sold either, store scoopers say they sell at least one milky mountain a month.
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I Vant to Suck Avay Tax Dollars
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One gubernatorial candidate in Minnesota is giving a whole new meaning to the "dark side" of politics. A man who calls himself a satanic priest plans to run for governor on a 13-point platform that includes the public impaling of terrorists at the state Capitol building.
Jonathon Sharkey, also known as "The Impaler", plans to launch his gubernatorial campaign on — when else? — Friday the 13th. He'll make the announcement in Princeton.
"I'm going to be totally open and honest," said the 41-year-old leader of the "Vampyres, Witches and Pagans Party."
"Unlike other candidates, I'm not going to hide my evil side," he said.
In Minnesota, anyone who pays the $300 filing fee can get on the gubernatorial ballot and it seems that every year a few eccentric candidates make the rounds.
Sharkey raises the bar. For one thing, he told the Star Tribune in an e-mail that he drinks blood.
Including the impaling of terrorists, rapists, drug dealers and other criminals, Sharkey's platform includes emphasis on education, tax breaks for farmers and better benefits for veterans.
Sharkey said he worships Lucifer and, while he says he has nothing against Christians, he calls the "Christian God the Father" his "mortal enemy."
Sharkey said he was injured during a parachute jump with the Army in 1982 and receives veterans' disability benefits.
He has not yet registered as a gubernatorial candidate, but he has already filed as a candidate for the 2008 presidential election.
— Thanks to Out There reader Dave H.
Um, Quite a Grip You Got There?
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A man has been jailed on assault charges after a prosecutor, police officer and courtroom bailiff became seriously ill after shaking hands with him.
During a Dec. 21 court appearance on a traffic charge, John Ridgeway pulled out a vial of an unknown liquid, rubbed his hands with the contents and insisted on shaking hands with the three people, authorities said.
All of them got sick within an hour, suffering from nausea, headaches, numbness and tingling that lasted about a day. Two sought treatment at a hospital.
The FBI was running tests on the substance to identify it.
Ridgeway, 41, told officials the vial contained olive oil, according to prosecutor Keith Kushion. He was not the prosecutor who fell ill.
"I have never seen the likes of this," Kushion said. "Nobody else has, either."
Neither Ridgeway nor his attorney immediately returned calls for comment.
Ridgeway could get up to six years in prison if convicted.
Hmmm, I Think We'll Rename You the Worst Man
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — A man who torched a friend's house while he was honeymooning was sentenced to nine years in prison.
Joseph T. Overton pleaded guilty to arson and four counts of manufacturing explosive devices in October. Wednesday he was sentenced to the prison term and ordered to pay restitution to insurance companies that paid claims on the fire. The home is being rebuilt.
Overton had been the best man at the wedding of Anthony and Shannon Williams two days before the April 26 explosions and fire in the couple's home.
Circuit Court Judge Von Piersall could have sentenced Overton to life in prison. The prosecutor had sought a minimum of 20 years.
His former friend was satisfied with the punishment.
"It's enough time," Anthony Williams said of prison time. "He feels sorry for this, I know he does."
Williams said he and Overton had a falling out one year before the fire after he told Overton's wife that his friend had been cheating. Still, he said, they patched things up and Overton toasted the couple at their wedding.
Overton was also ordered to serve 20 years probation after completing his prison term.
I've Never Met My Husband, What's He Like?
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rita Sri Mutiara Dewi's fiance couldn't get time off from his job in the United States for their wedding. But that didn't stop the couple — who have never met in person — from tying the knot in cyberspace.
A Muslim cleric who witnessed Thursday's ceremony declared it legal, Dewi said.
"We are happy that we're married now, even though we had to do it via the Internet," said Dewi, 50, noting that the two used a video link so her relatives could see her 52-year-old groom.
Dewi met Wiriadi, a physiotherapist who works at a hospital in California, in an Internet chat room several months ago. They exchanged pictures and contacted each other almost every day, she said, speaking usually online but sometimes by phone.
Wiriadi proposed in November — over the Internet, of course.
Dewi, who works as a teacher in Malaysia, returned to Indonesia for the virtual wedding. Wiriadi, who uses only one name, was in California. It was the second marriage for both.
Dewi said Friday she plans to travel to the United States next month to meet her new husband.
— Thanks to Out There reader Gail V.
It's Going to Be the Happiest Hour Ever
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — This central Ohio city, once known as the "dry capital of the world," is dry no more.
A pizza parlor on Thursday became the first establishment in Westerville's uptown business district to legally serve a beer since 1875.
"Here's to a new tradition in Westerville," local jeweler Bill Morgan said as he raised his plastic cup of Budweiser at Michael's Pizza.
Westerville's temperance history dates back 131 years, when the town's saloon was blown up during what's known as the "Whiskey Wars."
The Anti-Saloon League moved its headquarters to Westerville in 1909, and the city became known as the "dry capital of the world."
Business and city leaders pushed for the serving of alcohol in uptown establishments as a way to compete with restaurants and bars at two new retail developments near the Columbus suburb.
Voters on Nov. 8 approved licenses for beer and wine to be sold at Michael's Pizza and Pasquale's Pizza & Pasta, whose owner plans to start serving libations Feb. 1.
The night of the election, Michael's Pizza owner Michael Evans said he would auction off the first beer, with the proceeds going to a local ministry.
Morgan, whose family has lived in Westerville for four generations, topped five other bidders to win the beer for $150.
"My dad said it would never happen," Morgan, 51, said as he prepared to drink the beer.
Voters in a portion of Westerville approved licenses to sell alcohol in 1998, but uptown had remained dry.
Compiled by FOXNews.com's Andrew Hard.
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