Oddly Enough Headlines

Sat, Sep 13 2014

California man accused of cooking ex-girlfriend's dog

- A northern California man was in police custody on Friday after allegedly stealing his ex-girlfriend's pet dog, cooking it and feeding it to her, police said.

13 Sep 2014

Fri, Sep 12 2014

Argentine family given permission to name son Messi

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BUENOS AIRES - A couple have named their new-born son Messi after Argentina's soccer captain, having been granted permission to circumvent a 45-year-old law banning the use of last names as first names.

Oddly Enough, Argentina 12 Sep 2014

Kentucky man admits to selling fraudulent fertility kits

- A Kentucky man, who made international news for saying he was trying to clone humans, must close or sell his business after pleading guilty to a federal charge that he misled customers about in-home fertility kits, according to court documents.

U.S., Oddly Enough 12 Sep 2014

Thu, Sep 11 2014

In Japan, grave times for the tombstone trade

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TOKYO - Jianxing An can see he is in a dying business.

11 Sep 2014

Fri, Sep 12 2014

Coming to a Serie A match near you, film ads on shirts

MILAN - Sampdoria's shirts will be turned into billboards for the latest cinema releases by the club's movie producer president Massimo Ferrero.

12 Sep 2014

Gun-toting Colorado woman threatens boy over clarinet practice

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DENVER - Sheriff's deputies in Colorado arrested a 60-year-old woman who pointed a rifle at her neighbor's 11-year-old son as he played his clarinet in the backyard, authorities said on Friday.

U.S., Oddly Enough 12 Sep 2014

Wed, Sep 10 2014

Man sleepwalks off Kentucky cliff, suffers minor injuries

LOUISVILLE Ky. - An Ohio man fell 60 feet off a cliff while sleepwalking in a national forest in Kentucky, but suffered only minor injuries, officials said on Wednesday.

10 Sep 2014

Thu, Sep 11 2014

Mississippi election winner to be chosen at random after tied race

- The election for alderman of a southern Mississippi city ended in a tie, with the winner to be chosen at random, likely by a coin toss or drawing straws, the city's mayor said Thursday.

Politics, Oddly Enough 11 Sep 2014

Wed, Sep 10 2014

Utah author says Christian romance novel plagiarized, sullied by sex

- A Utah author has sued another writer for allegedly copying her Christian romance novel, adding "graphic sex scenes," and then selling the story, court records showed.

10 Sep 2014

Driver busted in Maryland with cocaine 'trail' thought he was in Chicago

ANNAPOLIS Md. - A Maryland man alleged to have cocaine on his face and clothes and be driving while drunk was arrested after he told an officer he thought he was in Chicago, a Maryland State Police spokesman said on Wednesday.

Oddly Enough, U.S. 10 Sep 2014
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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.