Tuesday, 25 November 2014 23:32

Weird National Briefs - (11/26/14)


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

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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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Wednesday, 09 October 2013 16:31

Weird National Briefs - October 9th, 2013

Tipping point

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - An Oregon bartender got the tip of a lifetime this week.

The Register-Guard newspaper reports that a customer at Conway's Restaurant and Lounge in Springfield often tips bartender Aurora Kephart with unplayed tickets for the state lottery's Keno game.

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Wednesday, 02 October 2013 23:55

Weird National Briefs - October 2, 2013

Birthday suit Halloween

SINKING SPRING, Pa - Naked and scared has turned into semi-clothed and kind of spooked.

A Halloween attraction's heavily publicized plan to allow guests to go through one of its haunted houses in the buff was revised Thursday amid opposition from local officials in southeastern Pennsylvania.

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Tuesday, 27 August 2013 21:07

August 28, 2013

That wascally waccoon!

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Police in Connecticut say an 81-year-old man who was lying in wait with a rifle for a pesky raccoon accidentally shot himself after sneezing and falling from a chair.

New Haven police say James Pace Sr. shot himself in the shin at his home Saturday night. The injury wasn't life-threatening.

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