Oddly Enough Features
Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day....
Dog gets 2nd chance in Utah after escaping death in Indiana
KANAB, Utah (AP) -- A dog is getting a new lease on life at a Utah animal sanctuary a month after escaping a worse fate in Indiana: being euthanized and having its cremated ashes mixed with those of its late owner....
Naked violinist sues over arrest in Portland last year
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A Hillsboro, Oregon, man arrested after playing a violin while naked outside the federal courthouse in Portland last year is suing police....
Suspected burglar falls through ceiling, lands near police
HOUSTON (AP) -- Authorities say a man's plans to break into a Houston store fell through, after he crashed through the ceiling and landed in front of police....
Woman gets bag full of cash at Burger King drive-thru
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- A New Hampshire woman got a surprise at a Burger King drive-thru: a bag full of cash instead of food....
Dog returns after vanishing from Texas, appearing in Indiana
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) -- A dog who vanished from his Texas yard last year has been returned home after turning up in a central Indiana city some 1,100 miles away....
Police: Drunken driver hits squad car during DWI arrest
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (AP) -- Police in a Dallas suburb say a drunken driver crashed into an empty squad car while officers were busy dealing with another drunken driver they had pulled over....
Lawyer: Man sentence for crime he can't recall after wreck
BUTLER, Pa. (AP) -- A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to a year's probation for crimes his defense attorney says the man can't recall because of a brain injury suffered in a car accident....
Mannequin on billboard spurs 911 calls about possible jumper
SPERRY, Iowa (AP) -- A mannequin sitting atop a billboard in Des Moines County prompted several 911 calls from people who feared someone was about to take a leap....
Courthouse quote isn't Washington's; 'Unknown' now credited
BEND, Ore. (AP) -- A quote about respect for military veterans that had been attributed to George Washington and displayed prominently at the Deschutes County Courthouse has a new credit: "Unknown."...
Looking ahead to the 2016 presidential race, former Florida and Massachusetts governors Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney respectively, as well as current New Jersey Governor Jeff Christie all say they are considering launching a Republican presidential run.
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