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News of the Weird

News of the Weird

By Chuck Sheppard In January, a baby was born to Canadians Kathy Witterick and David Stocker, but seven months later, they still have not revealed to family or friends whether little “Storm” [...]

News of the Weird 7/21/11

News of the Weird 7/21/11

By Chuck Sheppard The New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter achieved his milestone 3,000th major league hit in July, and Steiner Sports Marketing of New Rochelle, N.Y., was ready (in partnership with [...]

News of the Weird

News of the Weird

By Chuck Sheppard On May 21, Jesse Robinson either established or tied the unofficial world record for unluckiest underage drinker of all time when he was booked into the Hamilton County, Ohio, [...]

News of the Weird

News of the Weird

By Chuck Sheppard Top Gun: Todd Whitehurst may be the “father” of from 42 to 60 children, based on statistical probability that recognizes his virtuosity as a sperm donor, according to a June [...]

News of the Weird 6/30/11

News of the Weird 6/30/11

By Chuck Sheppard Somehow, upscale restaurateurs believe that diners will soon willingly pay more for a beef dish if it comes with disclosure of the DNA of the actual cow being eaten, according to [...]

News of the Weird 6/23/11

News of the Weird 6/23/11

By Chuck Sheppard Giddyup! When a strain of equine herpes led to a temporary quarantine at horse farms in central Utah, the sponsors of the Davis County Mounted Posse Junior Queen contest in May [...]

News of the Weird 6/16/11

News of the Weird 6/16/11

By Chuck Sheppard A 53-year-old man with failing eyesight and who had recently undergone intestinal surgery told Sonoma, Calif., police that on Sunday afternoon, May 1, a woman had come to his [...]

News of the Weird 6/9/11

News of the Weird 6/9/11

By Chuck Sheppard In Chinese legend, tea leaves picked by fairies using not their hands but just their mouths yielded brewed tea that would bring prosperity and cure diseases, and now the [...]

News of the Weird 6/2/11

News of the Weird 6/2/11

By Chuck Sheppard Ellenbeth Wachs, 48, was arrested in Lakeland, Fla., in May on a complaint that she “simulated” a sex act in front of a minor. In a March incident, Wachs, after receiving [...]

News of the Weird 5/26/11

News of the Weird 5/26/11

By Chuck Sheppard Rights of women are severely restricted in Pakistan’s tribal areas and among Muslim fundamentalists, but the rights of the country’s estimated 50,000 “transgenders” [...]

News of the Weird 5/19/11

News of the Weird 5/19/11

By Chuck Sheppard Tonya McDowell, 33, an off-and-on homeless person in Bridgeport, Conn., was arrested in April by police in nearby Norwalk and charged with felony theft—of $15,686 worth of [...]

News of the Weird

News of the Weird

By Chuck Sheppard The cure for emphysema is cigarette smoke piped directly into the lungs, according to chemist Gretha Zahar, whose clinic has treated 60,000 people in Jakarta, Indonesia, in the [...]

News of The Weird

News of The Weird

by Chuck Sheppard Equal justice under the law might just depend simply on whether a judge’s stomach is growling when he pronounces sentence, according to a study of 1,000 parole decisions during [...]

News Of The Weird 4/28/11

News Of The Weird 4/28/11

By Chuck Sheppard Businesses typically resist government regulation, but in March Florida’s interior designers begged the state House of Representatives to continue controlling them, with a [...]

News Of The Weird 4/21/11

News Of The Weird 4/21/11

By Chuck Sheppard A tank and several armored vehicles with dozens of SWAT officers and a bomb robot rolled into a generally quiet Phoenix neighborhood on March 21, startling the residents. [...]

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