Weird National Briefs (242)

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 12:15

Weird National Briefs - March 26th, 2014

Written by Allen Adams

Tusked vengeance

ST. CHARLES, Mo. - Authorities say three elephants escaped from their handlers at a circus near St. Louis and damaged several vehicles in the parking lot before they were recaptured.

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 23:39

Weird National Briefs - March 19th, 2014

Written by Allen Adams

Burning Snowman

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. - Students at a northern Michigan university are getting ready to mark this week's long-awaited end of winter with the traditional burning of the snowman.

Tuesday, 11 March 2014 19:27

Weird National Briefs - March 12th, 2014

Written by Allen Adams

Better late than never

LAWRENCE, Kan. - More than two decades after a cookbook was checked out of a Kansas library, it's just now been returned.

Tuesday, 04 March 2014 18:37

Weird National Briefs - March 5th, 2014

Written by Allen Adams


THOMAS TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A Michigan principal who wanted to get his students fired up about reading greeted them on horseback for an assembly in the school's gym.

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 01:28

Weird National Briefs - February 26th, 2014

Written by Allen Adams


KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two Missouri students who went toe-to-toe for 66 rounds in the annual Jackson County spelling bee aren't quite finished after event organizers ran out of words for the contest.

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 00:19

Weird National Briefs - February 19th, 2014

Written by Allen Adams

Sneak attack!

SEATTLE - Seattle police say a muddy, bloodied man flagged them down in a park to report he'd been run over with a bicycle and punched by a man who growled at him.

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 18:49

Weird National Briefs - February 12th, 2014

Written by Allen Adams

Going bananas

BEAUMONT, Texas - Police have cited an 18-year-old Beaumont man who riled and worried passing motorists by standing at an intersection dressed as a banana with an assault rifle slung across his back.

Tuesday, 04 February 2014 21:26

Weird National Briefs - February 5th, 2014

Written by Allen Adams

A new city rule allows taxi drivers to tack on a $50 fee to fares who soil their vehicles, requiring the driver to leave the road and clean up.

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 00:34

Weird National Briefs - January 22nd, 2014

Written by Allen Adams

Feline felons?

FORT ANN, N.Y. - A litter of kittens has found a cozy home in the least cozy of places - a maximum-security prison in upstate New York.

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 23:45

Weird National Briefs - January 15th, 2014

Written by Allen Adams

Barking bad

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) _ A New Mexico woman whose dog tested positive for cocaine and marijuana is fighting to get the canine back after surrendering the Labrador retriever because of a $2,000 vet bill.

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