Weird News

October 1, 2014
BEIJING (AP) — The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks.
October 1, 2014
CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. (AP) — A New York supermarket employee has been accused of leaving the store with $1,200 worth of meat hidden in his pants.
October 1, 2014
TIJERAS, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico transportation officials are hoping a "singing road" along historic Route 66 will curb speeding.
October 1, 2014
BEIJING (AP) — The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks.
September 30, 2014
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York boy and his cat, a principal and her dog — and lasers.
By JONATHAN J. COOPER
September 30, 2014
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — If you purchased caffeine-infused underwear because of promises it will make you thinner, federal regulators say you were hoodwinked — but at least you can get your money back.
September 30, 2014
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A cluster of 100-foot-tall grain silos in Buffalo is being turned into the world's largest six-pack.
September 30, 2014
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — An inmate's escape from a jail in Washington state went undetected for two days last week until the man's defense lawyer stopped for a visit and he couldn't be found.