Tag: Oddities

Animal activists disrupt Utah governor’s turkey pardon

SALT LAKE CITY — Two animal-rights activists disrupted the Utah governor's Thanksgiving pardoning of a turkey Tuesday, rushing the podium and shouting as the...
Inmate dies after meth-laden kiss; girlfriend gets 2 years

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon woman whose inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss after a prison visit was sentenced to two years behind...
Baron Cohen to pay fine for Czechs sporting Borat mankinis

PRAGUE — Comic actor Sacha Baron Cohen has offered to pay the fines for six Czech tourists who were reportedly detained by authorities in...
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PRINCETON, N.J. — A New Jersey family won't have trouble remembering three generations of birthdays. ...
Crash report turns out to be scene for Billy Crystal film

LONG BEACH, N.Y. — A report of a car crashing into a pizza and ice cream shop on Long Island turned out to be...
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FALMOUTH, Maine — A Maine police department is warning residents to steer clear of black market Butterballs. ...
Christmas ‘Cone Weed’ loses its cone, much of its weediness

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — North Carolina's Christmas "Cone Weed" has lost its cone and much of its weediness. ...
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GLEN ROCK, Pa. — A Pennsylvania town has reached a detente over a former councilman's broadcast of taps through loudspeakers at his home, which...
Santa’s in town? You need an appointment this year

NEW YORK — Santa Claus may be coming to town, but you'll need a reservation to see him. ...
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TOLEDO, Ohio — A young camel named Scooby is back at home after going on a 90-minute jaunt that blocked traffic and provided an...

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