Strange

March 07, 2019 - 2:48 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An unemployed New Jersey man who won last Friday's $273 million Mega Millions jackpot said he wants to reward the mystery person who returned the tickets to a store where he'd left them a day earlier. Mike Weirsky said at a news conference with lottery officials Thursday that...
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In this March 3, 2019, handout photo provided by the Bureau of Customs Public Information Office, duct taped turtles are presented to reporters in Manila, Philippines. Philippine authorities said that they found more than 1,500 live exotic turtles stuffed inside luggage at Manila's airport. The various types of turtles were found Sunday inside four pieces of left-behind luggage of a Filipino passenger arriving at Ninoy Aquino International Airport on a Philippine Airlines flight from Hong Kong, Customs officials said in a statement. (Bureau of Customs via AP)
March 05, 2019 - 4:22 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities said Monday that they found more than 1,500 live turtles stuffed inside luggage at Manila's airport. The various types of turtles were found Sunday inside four pieces of left-behind luggage of a Filipino passenger arriving at Ninoy Aquino...
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This photo released Saturday, March 2, 2019, by the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office, shows the scene where a man whose car was stranded in central Oregon snow for 5 days survived by eating taco sauce packets and starting the engine periodically to warm up near Bend, Ore. A snowmobiler found Jeremy Taylor, of Sunriver, on Friday, March 1 and a search and rescue team member who rode to him on a large snow tractor brought him out of the woods, said Sgt. William Bailey, the spokesman for the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office. He told his rescuers he and his dog, Ally, became stuck in deep snow on a U.S. Forest Service road. (Deschutes County Sheriff's Office via AP)
March 04, 2019 - 2:02 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who was rescued after five days stuck in deep snow with his dog is deeply grateful to his rescuers and embarrassed to have caused so much trouble, his aunt told The Associated Press on Monday. Jeremy Taylor's 4-wheel-drive vehicle got stuck Feb. 24 in snow on a U...
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March 04, 2019 - 12:42 pm
SEEKONK, Mass. (AP) — Police are searching for a thief with expensive taste in Massachusetts. Chris Gasbarro's Fine Wine and Spirits in Seekonk says someone stole a $4,000 bottle of the Remy Martin Louis XIII cognac from its store last week. The bottle was kept in a locked glass case, and security...
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March 04, 2019 - 9:44 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A man in Florida is accused of throwing Molotov cocktails at his impounded car. The Orlando Sentinel reports 27-year-old Ayub Mule Abdulrahman arrived at Almake Auto Shop on Saturday to pay the towing fee for his Nissan Altima. Authorities say Abdulrahman was no longer there...
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February 11, 2019 - 9:23 am
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — It's almost Valentine's Day, and at Towson University in Maryland a mother has trying so hard to find a date for her son that police are concerned. The Baltimore Sun reports that a woman in her 50s wearing a multicolored scarf approached students in two campus buildings last week...
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February 07, 2019 - 9:45 am
STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — The discovery of cocaine inside a Virginia inmate's prosthetic leg has led to an investigation into a suspected drug distribution operation at that jail. The Free Lance-Star reports officers acting on a tip about drugs stashed in a Rappahannock Regional Jail cell located the 3...
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February 01, 2019 - 10:22 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court says an insurance company doesn't have to pay for damages after a squirrel climbed onto an electrical transformer and triggered a high-voltage spark that damaged a city's power substation. The court ruled Friday that the city of West Liberty held an...
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January 30, 2019 - 6:28 am
EUNICE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico high school was forced to delay classes after authorities say vandals poured vegetable oil throughout the hallways. The Hobbs News-Sun reports the oil was poured at Eunice High School in the small city of Eunice late Sunday and forced janitors to clean up the mess...
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January 29, 2019 - 3:42 am
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Police dispatchers are trained to deal with a number of situations, and a dispatcher in Indiana had to know her numbers when a boy called 911 seeking help with his homework. Lafayette Police dispatcher Antonia Bundy answered the call from the boy, who said he had "a bad day...
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