Weird National Briefs (242)

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 20:22

Weird National Briefs - (01/14/15)

Written by Allen Adams

This week in criminal masterminds

ROCHESTER, N.H. - Police in Rochester, New Hampshire, say a man suspected of stealing money from a gas station was captured about an hour later after he crashed his car while driving drunk.

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 22:26

Weird National Briefs - (01/07/15)

Written by Allen Adams

One-man party

KEIZER, Ore. - Police near Salem, Oregon, say they arrested a naked man after he broke into two homes, drank booze and used a hot tub at one of them.

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 00:25

Weird National Briefs - (12/31/14)

Written by Allen Adams

Hold the mustard

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. - The towering ketchup bottle that's a landmark in southwestern Illinois has been up for sale for five months, and apparently no one relishes buying the emblem of roadside Americana.

Tuesday, 23 December 2014 20:14

Weird National Briefs - 12/24/14

Written by Allen Adams

It's a major award

NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. - Who took the leg lamp belonging to Ralphie's 'Old Man' from a New York store's annual tribute to 'A Christmas Story'?

Wednesday, 17 December 2014 00:18

Weird National Briefs - 12/17/14

Written by Allen Adams

The more you know

PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota officials have canceled a public safety campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of jerking the steering wheel on icy roads, saying it's too risqu.

Tuesday, 09 December 2014 23:53

Weird National Briefs - 12/10/14

Written by Allen Adams

DUI Level: Expert

POMFRET, Vt. - Vermont State Police say a 48-year-old man drove his pickup truck off the road, piloted another off the road trying to pull the first one out and then drove an ATV, all while intoxicated.

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 21:20

Weird National Briefs - 12/03/14

Written by Allen Adams

Sausage siesta

AUSTIN, Texas - Police have arrested a 28-year-old man who they say broke into an Austin business, stole a couple of sausages and fell asleep.

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 23:32

Weird National Briefs - (11/26/14)

Written by Allen Adams


MASHANTUCKET, Connecticut - Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird.

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 12:45

Weird National Briefs - 11/19/14

Written by Allen Adams

Cash for cuddles

PORTLAND, Ore. - The cuddling business has been so good for Samantha Hess she's hired three women and opened a shop in Portland offering platonic touching sessions.

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 01:06

Weird National Briefs - 11/12/14

Written by Allen Adams

Flusher felonies

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville authorities have for weeks been looking for a suspect behind a rash of toilet flusher thefts at area businesses.

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