Luckily neither Santa nor anyone else was at home at 2 am when the 45-foot tree caught fire likely due to faulty wiring.
The problem is he didn't get permission from local authorities to create the five-building complex.
Linette Young was convicted on 12 counts of annoying 911 calls and 13 counts of making a false emergency report.
Still in the throes of a crack cocaine scandal, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford put his dancing shoes on and cut a rug in a bizarre dance break during Tuesday's city council meeting.
President Barack Obama and other world leaders are taking heat over selfies they either took or appeared in during Nelson Mandela's memorial service.
The Chinese man was fed up with his girlfriend's five-hour shopping spree, throwing himself over the balcony of a local mall after she wanted to go to one more shoe store, authorities said.