Weird National Briefs (242)

Tuesday, 01 July 2014 23:48

Weird National Briefs - 07/02/14

Written by Allen Adams

Punch thy neighbor

OGDEN, Utah - A 52-year-old man accused of punching another man and hitting him with his car in a dispute over pew space in Utah has been ordered to spend 30 days in jail.

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 22:34

Weird National Briefs - 06/25/14

Written by Allen Adams

Up, up and away

WILSONVILLE, Ore. - Inmates were sent indoors when a hot air balloon landed in the parking lot of an Oregon women's prison, but it wasn't an escape attempt.

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 22:38

Weird National Briefs - 06/18/14

Written by Allen Adams


MADISON, Maine - Police in Maine say a man with a realistic-looking tattoo of a gun on his stomach had the real thing tucked into his waistband when he was arrested.

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 00:09

Weird National Briefs - 06/11/14

Written by Allen Adams

There can be only one

FREDERICK, Md. - Frederick police say a man attacked an acquaintance with a sword, hitting the victim in the hand.

Tuesday, 03 June 2014 22:50

Weird National Briefs - June 4th, 2014

Written by Allen Adams

With friends like these

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. - Authorities say that a 28-year-old man suspected of robbing a woman at a Washington ferry terminal friended her on Facebook the next day.

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 08:51

Weird National Briefs - May 28th, 2014

Written by Allen Adams

Oh fudge!

ROCK HILL, S.C. - Authorities in South Carolina say a man who was not in good humor smacked an ice-cream truck driver with a fudge bar in a dispute over correct change after his daughter bought the frozen confection.

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 11:27

Weird National Briefs - May 21st, 2014

Written by Allen Adams

Why not the mattress?

NEW PALTZ, N.Y. - Three roommates who bought a used couch for $20 found $40,000 in cash stashed inside and returned the money to the 91-year-old upstate New York widow who had hidden it there.

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 22:54

Weird National Briefs - May 14th, 2014

Written by Allen Adams

Love in an elevator?

PHILADELPHIA - Police say about a dozen students got stuck in a downtown Philadelphia elevator for more than an hour after their prom.

Tuesday, 06 May 2014 23:01

Weird National Briefs - May 7th, 2014

Written by Allen Adams

Stealing more than bases

NEW YORK - Most thieves would balk at stealing on the NYPD baseball team, but the squad has been forced to cancel a tournament championship game after someone made off with its jerseys, gloves and bats.

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 23:47

Weird National Briefs - April 30th, 2014

Written by Allen Adams

Dust in the wind

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey - A New Jersey tot has made his inadvertent mark on an intricate sand display created by Buddhist monks.

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