AP - ap.online.headlines.strange http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.strange News Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:04:26 -0500 Snowstorm sasquatch? Watch out for the Boston yeti Tue, 27 Jan 2015 12:56:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/27/US-ODD-Winter-Weather-Yeti-Sightings/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Winter-Weather-Yeti-Sightings c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-1ffc BOSTON (AP) — The monster storm in Boston has brought with it another monster — a yeti. Rhode Island school announces snow day to 'Let It Go' tune Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:34:38 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/27/US-Winter-Weather-No-School-Video/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Winter-Weather-No-School-Video c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-1e97 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The head of a Rhode Island school took inspiration from the movie "Frozen" to announce a snow day. Woman faces charges of stealing police cruiser while cuffed Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:26:15 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/27/US-Police-Car-Stolen/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Police-Car-Stolen c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-209e ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (AP) — A woman has been ordered to stand trial on charges she stole a police cruiser and led officers on an 80 mph chase — all while her hands were cuffed behind her. Holy mackerel! Belfast warned not to eat free fish Tue, 27 Jan 2015 08:09:47 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/27/EU-ODD-Northern-Ireland-Fishy-Fish/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_EU-ODD-Northern-Ireland-Fishy-Fish c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-2125 BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — This fish tale might be a wee bit hard to stomach. Experts: Gold nuggets stolen from museum may be tough sell Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:44:06 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/27/US-Gold-Nuggets-Stolen-/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Gold-Nuggets-Stolen- c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-209d SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thieves who rammed a stolen SUV into the Wells Fargo History Museum in downtown San Francisco and swiped historic gold nuggets worth roughly $10,000 could face a tough time selling the loot as news of the heist sweeps through the rare metal community, experts say. Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes Sun, 25 Jan 2015 18:44:56 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/26/US-ODD-Zoo_s.Creepy.Valentines/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Zoo_s.Creepy.Valentines c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-2b25 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 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:57:28 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/25/US-ODD-Dog-Owner_s.Will/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Dog-Owner_s.Will c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-2b76 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 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:09:21 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/25/US-ODD-Naked-Violinist-Lawsuit/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Naked-Violinist-Lawsuit c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-2c21 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. Deputy lowered from chopper comes face to face with bears Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:59:42 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/26/US--Abandoned.Car-Bears/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Abandoned.Car-Bears c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-2653 LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Ricky Hernandez was being lowered from a helicopter to inspect an abandoned car in rugged terrain, his team spotted a bear on the ground. Suspected burglar falls through ceiling, lands near police Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:09:21 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/25/US-ODD--Burglar.Through.Ceiling/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Burglar.Through.Ceiling c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-2c3a 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. Thieves have change of heart, return stolen Boy Scouts gear Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:48:33 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/26/US-Camping-Gear-Stolen/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Camping-Gear-Stolen c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-2652 BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A guilty conscience and news coverage apparently led some thieves to return a cargo trailer and camping gear that was stolen from a Montana Boy Scout troop earlier this month. Woman gets bag full of cash at Burger King drive-thru Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:59:17 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/24/US-ODD-Drive-Thru-Money/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD-Drive-Thru-Money c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-335e 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 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:59:18 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/24/US-Missing-Dog-Returns/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Missing-Dog-Returns c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-313f 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 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:55:33 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/25/US-ODD--Back-To-Back.Crashes-DWI/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Back-To-Back.Crashes-DWI c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-2cc1 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 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 06:59:17 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/23/US-ODD--Can_t.Remember.His.Crime/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Can_t.Remember.His.Crime c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-3845 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 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:57:42 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/23/IA--Billboard.Mannequin/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_IA--Billboard.Mannequin c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-3974 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 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:56:33 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/22/US-ODD--Washington.Quote/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-ODD--Washington.Quote c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-3dcd 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." In bike-loving Colorado city, ambulances get racks for rides Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:18:57 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/23/US-Ambulance-Bike-Racks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Ambulance-Bike-Racks c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-3896 FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Showing how much one Colorado city loves its bikes, cyclists who go to the hospital by ambulance no longer have to leave their rides behind. 2 nabbed in iPad theft when selfies appear on owner's iCloud Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:57:59 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/22/US--Stolen.iPad/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US--Stolen.iPad c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-3f70 HOUSTON (AP) — Two men arrested in Houston are accused of stealing an iPad and using it to take selfies that they unknowingly uploaded to the owner's iCloud account. Man who bought lottery tickets to break $100 bill wins $10M Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:46:05 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/odd/2015/01/22/US-Lottery-Winner/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_odd_US-Lottery-Winner c9d8ec1afb93944a:-38a0ba8f:14ae3e28837:-3e9a BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man who bought a pair of lottery tickets at a grocery shop to break a $100 bill for lunch has ended up winning $10 million.