Weird National Briefs (242)

Tuesday, 07 October 2014 23:07

Weird National Briefs - 10/08/14

Written by Allen Adams

Claws and effect

NEW YORK - If passengers on a delayed flight from New York to Charlotte, North Carolina, got a bit crabby, no one could really say they were being too shellfish.

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 09:37

Weird National Briefs - 10/01/14

Written by Allen Adams

This spud's for you

COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio man who raised $55,000 in a joking crowdfunding appeal to pay for his first attempt at making potato salad threw a huge public party Saturday that promised 'peace, love and potato salad.'

Tuesday, 23 September 2014 23:40

Weird National Briefs - 09/24/14

Written by Allen Adams

Fool me twice

SHELBURNE, Vt. - Police say a man who thought he was breaking into a Vermont school actually got into the local police station.

Tuesday, 16 September 2014 23:01

Weird National Briefs - 09/17/14

Written by Allen Adams

Not-so-Great Pumpkin

PORTALES, N.M. - Thieves have picked clean a pumpkin patch that had been tended to by New Mexico preschoolers.

Thursday, 11 September 2014 00:58

Weird National Briefs - 09/10/14

Written by Allen Adams

Wild wedlock

MIAMI - A couple exchanged marriage vows atop a Miami hotel before rappelling down the high-rise building along with hundreds of others for a charity fundraiser.

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 23:55

Weird National Briefs - 09/03/14

Written by Allen Adams

Sign of the times

WINOOSKI, Vt. - A Vermont restaurant that removed a bacon advertisement called insensitive to vegans and Muslims is being criticized for doing so.

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 10:33

Weird National Briefs - 08/27/14

Written by Allen Adams

Hear her roar

RICHLAND, Wash. -A 40-year-old woman tackled a 20-year-old man fleeing from police in Washington state, then taunted him about being taken down by a grandmother.

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 22:33

Weird National Briefs - 08/20/14

Written by Allen Adams

Giraffe gaffe

MADISON, Wis. - Police say a California woman was cited after climbing into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo and getting kicked in the face.

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 14:47

Weird National Briefs - 08/13/14

Written by Allen Adams

Cash and carry

ROMULUS, Michigan - Authorities say a 78-year-old Florida woman tried to fly from Detroit Metropolitan Airport with almost $41,000 in cash hidden inside her girdle, bra and carry-on bag.

Wednesday, 06 August 2014 11:31

Weird National Briefs - 08/06/14

Written by Allen Adams

Turtle power

ALHAMBRA, Calif. - A giant tortoise found ambling down a street in suburban Los Angeles has been reunited with its owners.

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