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News of the Weird

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd Intruder (Not) Alert Are We Safe? In August, Daniel Castillo’a Jet Ski broke down in New York City’s Jamaica Bay, forcing him to swim to the nearest shore -- at JFK [...]

News of the Weird 8/30/12

News of the Weird 8/30/12

by Chuck Shepherd OVERDOSE OF EVIDENCE In August, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration dropped all charges against a doctor who has been at the center of a prescription-drug fraud case [...]

News of the Weird

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd Unclear on the Concept (and the Image): The Associated Press, reporting in August from Jerusalem, noted that the ultra-Orthodox community’s “modesty patrols” were selling [...]

News of the Weird 8/16/12

News of the Weird 8/16/12

by Chuck Shepherd Freedom Under Attack First Amendment Blues: (1) A bar in Horry County, S.C., named the Suck Bang Blow filed a lawsuit in May challenging the county’s new ordinance prohibiting [...]

News of the Weird 8/9/12

News of the Weird 8/9/12

by Chuck Shepherd This Will Hurt for Only a Second Fern Cooper, 65, and 13 other cataract-surgery patients arrived at Ontario’s Oakville Trafalgar Hospital on June 25 to learn that they would [...]

News of the Weird 8/2/12

News of the Weird 8/2/12

by Chuck Shepherd Best Water Ever New York City’s tap water is already widely regarded as world-class, in safety and taste (and subjected to a half-million tests a year by the city’s [...]

News of the Weird 7/5/12

News of the Weird 7/5/12

by Chuck Shepherd Chinese High-Tech Answer to Red Bull Chinese media reported that on May 4th, at the Xiaogan Middle School in Hubei province, high school students studying for the all-important [...]

News of the Weird 6/28/12

News of the Weird 6/28/12

by Chuck Shepherd More Tennessee Super-Breeders Update: Last week’s News of the Weird gave serial impregnator Desmond Hatchett, of Knoxville, Tenn., too much credit. It is true that he has [...]

News of the Weird 6/21/12

News of the Weird 6/21/12

by Chuck Shepherd Chinese High-Tech Answer to Red Bull Chinese media reported that on May 4th, at the Xiaogan Middle School in Hubei province, high school students studying for the all-important [...]

News of the Weird 6/14/12

News of the Weird 6/14/12

by Chuck Shepherd Even Mass Murderers Need Friends Norway is home to perhaps the most inmate-friendly prison in the world (as mentioned previously in “News of the Weird”), but the correctional [...]

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