Wednesday, 18 February 2015 13:33

Weird National Briefs - (02/18/15)

Flower power

SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah woman says she has smashed the world record for catching bridal bouquets at weddings and now is seeking recognition for it.

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Tuesday, 06 January 2015 22:26

Weird National Briefs - (01/07/15)

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.

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Tuesday, 11 February 2014 18:49

Weird National Briefs - February 12th, 2014

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.

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Tuesday, 31 December 2013 00:47

Weird National Briefs - December 31st, 2013

That escalated quickly

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. - South Carolina authorities say a 44-year-old woman angry at a man for returning home without beer on Christmas beat and stabbed him with a ceramic squirrel.

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Thursday, 26 December 2013 14:17

Weird National Briefs - December 25th, 2013

Christmas in Hollis

HOLLIS, N.H. - Police in southern New Hampshire say a man dressed as Santa Claus was only trying to spread some cheer but ended up panicking officials when he knocked on school windows and entered the building. 

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Tuesday, 13 August 2013 19:59

August 14, 2013

A melon-choly memorial

MUSCATINE, Iowa - At age 79, a southeast Iowa man said he's nearing the end of his life and that he wants a unique grave memorial.

On Thursday in Fruitland, John Hoopes watched as workers installed what certainly is the cemetery's only marker topped by granite appearing to be a giant slice of watermelon.

'I was just hoping they wouldn't drop it,' Hoopes said. 'And they didn't!'

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