Oddly Enough Features
Passenger awakes to find himself locked in plane
HOUSTON (AP) -- As the captain of an oil platform supply boat in the Gulf of Mexico, Tom Wagner is no stranger to bumps and other movement while he sleeps. So when he nodded off on a flight from Louisiana to Houston, it was no surprise that the landing bounce didn't wake him....
Invasive cockroach found in NYC can take the cold
NEW YORK (AP) -- The High Line, a park that turned a dilapidated stretch of elevated railway on Manhattan's West Side into one of New York's newest tourist attractions, may have brought a different kind of visitor: a cockroach that can withstand harsh winter cold and never seen before in the U.S....
Police: Philadelphia decoration thief caught
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say they've caught a Grinch who was captured on surveillance video stealing Christmas decorations outside a south Philadelphia house last month....
Officials seek sanctuary for Iowa alligator
WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) -- Animal control officials in the Iowa city of Waterloo are seeking a new home for a baby alligator named Chompey....
Attorney confirms Wis. snuggle business has closed
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- So much for snuggling in Wisconsin....
Reindeer escapes from Santa at Colorado mall
DILLON, Colo. (AP) -- A runaway reindeer broke free from Santa Claus at a Colorado mall Thursday while the Big Man was inside visiting with children....
'Singin' in the Rain' suit auction postponed
DALLAS (AP) -- Although rain couldn't stop Gene Kelly from singing and dancing, an ice storm has postponed the auction of the Hollywood star's gray wool suit....
Couple accidentally gets bag of cash at drive-thru
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A suburban Nashville couple got more than they expected in their to-go order in a McDonald's drive-thru: A bag of cold cash....
Ore. man learns driving tank harder than it looks
GOLD BEACH, Ore. (AP) -- Sometimes an owner's manual is not enough....
'Cannibal sandwiches' sicken Wisconsin residents
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- "Cannibal sandwiches," an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread, may be a Wisconsin tradition, but they are not safe, health officials said, noting that more than a dozen people became ill after consuming them last holiday season....
Do you think installing automatic red light cameras at certain Pittsburgh intersections will result in fewer crashes? <More Info>
Motorists who run certain red lights in Pittsburgh next year could be caught by an automatic traffic camera and fined $100 for the violation. Revenues from the traffic fines will be used to make road improvements. Opponents say there's no proof that the red light cameras will result in improved traffic safety.
Do you agree with Newt Gingrich's admiration for former South African President Nelson Mandela who died last week at the age of 95?