Friday, November 25, 2005

Offbeat news

Headlines you might not see

100-Pound Woman Wins Turkey-Eating Contest (Associated Press)
America's Thanksgiving holiday is known for massive feasts that produce bloated bellies. But one group of serious eaters took it a step farther - engaging in a pre-Thanksgiving turkey-eating contest that challenged all to shove as much bird into their mouths as they could manage in 12 minutes.

Suspected Bank Robber Found in Dog House (Associated Press)
A suspected bank robber was arrested after officers assisted by canines found him hiding in a dog house.

Two 'Wives' Fight Over Sergeant's Remains (Associated Press)
The final resting place for a retired sergeant may be determined by a judge as two women battle over which was his wife at the time of his death.

Man Leads Police on Slow Lawnmower Case (Associated Press)
Bad idea: fleeing from police in a stolen car. Terrible idea: fleeing in a stolen lawnmower. But that's what police say a "happy drunk" did, a decision that landed the suspect back in prison for violating his parole.

With thanks to The Associated Press.

2 comments:

Rose said...

Here you go again-where do you get this stuff....you and that disc jockey Tony can find these weirdo's.

Deb S. said...

Rose, it's my mission in life. LOL