Tag: Oddities

No course for a horse: Man rides onto California freeway

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Authorities say a drunken man rode his horse onto a California freeway. ...
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MEXICO CITY — A Flag Day ceremony in Mexico has gone awry, with troops flying the country's red, white and green "tri-color" upside down. ...
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DUISBURG, Germany — A thirsty goalkeeper chose the wrong time to have a drink during a second-tier soccer game in Germany on Saturday. ...
French customs officials find stolen Degas in luggage on bus

PARIS — French customs officers have found an impressionist painting by Edgar Degas stowed on a bus, more than eight years after it was...
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OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City, meet the Great Lakes. A weather...
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GREENSBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania middle school canceled classes after a student who said he was sleepwalking was found inside the building. ...
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DEWITT, N.Y. — The feeding habits of a Cooper's hawk may fascinate birdwatchers, but employees of a New York bank are fed up with...
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BOSTON — Massachusetts transportation officials are under fire for authorizing a no-bid contract for a tiny, $100,000 bathroom inside a state office building. ...
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WARSAW, Poland — A local governor in Poland says a cow that escaped while being taken to a slaughterhouse is still avoiding capture even...
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FERNDALE, Mich. — Authorities say a man destroyed a suburban Detroit home while trying to use a smoke bomb to rid a crawlspace of...

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