Weird News

October 23, 2014
UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas (AP) — Taking inspiration from the fear of Ebola, a Dallas-area man has stacked up barrels marked "biohazard," surrounded his yard with yellow caution tape and crossed his door and windows with white tape marked "quarantine."
October 24, 2014
CHICAGO (AP) — A cockroach embarrassed a Chicago official in charge of pest control when it took a stroll near him in full view of some aldermen, and its stunt just might have cost it and its buddies their lives.
October 24, 2014
BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street.
By YOUKYUNG LEE
October 24, 2014
CHUNCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The whistleblower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still dominated by the values that allowed science fraudster Hwang Woo-suk to become an almost untouchable national hero.
By JAMIE STENGLE
October 23, 2014
UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas (AP) — Taking inspiration from the fear of Ebola, a Dallas-area man has stacked up barrels marked "biohazard," surrounded his yard with yellow caution tape and crossed his door and windows with white tape marked "quarantine."
October 23, 2014
ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) — A black bear cub found wandering the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year.
October 23, 2014
SOMERSWORTH, N.H. (AP) — A pilfered pumpkin caper in New Hampshire was just a misunderstanding that put some pounds on a passel of pigs.
October 23, 2014
LIMA, Peru (AP) — A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box.