Arsonist caught after purchasing Wal-Mart gas can

Tuesday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp:

Arsonist exboyfriend leaves gas can behind, gets busted
After the arsonist set a St. Paul coffee shot on fire, police suspected the owner's exboyfriend could be to blame. They used the gas can left at the scene and found video of him at Wal-Mart purchasing the gas can along with a cardboard box he used to return her things the day before the fire.

Saints new mascot: Slumhog Millionaire
The St. Paul Saints announced this year's mascot pig: Slumhog Millionaire. Har har har. The Edina man who submitted the name for the mascot contest won a prize package and a $1,000 grocery gift card. Past mascot names: Boarack Ohama (2008), Notorious P.I.G. - Piggy Smalls (2003) and Kevin Bacon (2001).

Former Cretin teacher accused of sexually abusing student
A Roman Catholic brother who was a former teacher at Cretin High School is accused of sexually abusing a student at the school, according to a suit filed Monday. Charles Anthony "Raimond" Rose worked at Cretin in the late 1960s and early 1970s

Obama school: Too soon?
Is it just too soon to name a school President Obama and the First Lady? The St. Paul School Board is currently debating the issue after the school picked a new name. Maybe we should give this guy a little more time in office before we start naming things after him.

Could be worse: Men arrested with meth in their car
We live by the "could be worse" mantra and this one sticks out. You might be having a bad day, but at least the cops didn't find your meth stash in your car. Just think about it.



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