Oddly Enough Headlines

'Subway Diet' failure led to Subway robbery, Alabama suspect tells police

- A suspect in an armed robbery of a Subway sandwich restaurant in Alabama told investigators he acted out of anger because of his failed "Subway Diet," police said on Friday.

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Parachutist rescued from Missouri radio tower

- A man's plan to leap from a Missouri radio tower south of St. Louis went awry when his parachute got stuck on a supporting wire, leaving him suspended 155 feet above the ground, a fire official said on Friday.

U.S., Oddly Enough 2:34pm EDT

Thu, Oct 30 2014

Fed's George to send BBQ sauce to San Francisco Fed chief after Giants win

SAN FRANCISCO - Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George plans to send San Francisco Fed President John Williams some local barbecue sauce to commemorate his home team's World Series victory, spokesmen for the banks said on Thursday.

30 Oct 2014

Police led to Alabama drug suspect by his dog

BIRMINGHAM Ala. - Police in Alabama found a suspected drug dealer who was hiding in tall grass near his home after the man's dog, tail wagging enthusiastically, led officers to him, police said on Thursday.

30 Oct 2014

Wed, Oct 29 2014

Man who vanished from Denver NFL game said he 'had his fill of football'

DENVER - A man who vanished during a National Football League game in Denver last week only to be found safe days later told police afterward that he had had his "fill of football" and had wanted to go somewhere warmer, authorities said on Wednesday.

Oddly Enough, U.S. 29 Oct 2014

Mouse hunt delays Norwegian flight to New York

OSLO - Norwegian Air Shuttle, already plagued by costly flight delays on its long-haul routes, was forced to delay a flight to New York by five hours on Tuesday because of a hunt for a mouse in the cockpit.

29 Oct 2014

Tue, Oct 28 2014

Britain's 'Naked Rambler' loses legal battle to reveal all

STRASBOURG France - A British man who has spent a total of seven years in jail for going naked in public lost his legal battle to wear no clothes on Tuesday as Europe's human rights court told him he must respect the feelings of others.

28 Oct 2014

Fri, Oct 24 2014

Florida man shoots 400-pound bear breaking into his house

ORLANDO Fla. - A Florida man shot and killed a 400-pound (180-kg) black bear after it broke into his house two nights in a row to get to a bag of dog food, a state wildlife officer said on Friday.

24 Oct 2014

Thousands raised to buy car for Pennsylvania sniper's lookalike

EAST STROUDSBURG Pa. - Jim Tully's hours-long walks to and from work in the Pocono Mountains, where he has been repeatedly stopped by police in a case of mistaken identity in the manhunt for a Pennsylvania cop killer, may be coming to an end.

24 Oct 2014

Thu, Oct 23 2014

Romanian princess, husband sentenced for Oregon cockfighting ring

PORTLAND Ore. - A princess fifth in line for the Romanian throne and her husband who admitted running a cockfighting ring in rural Oregon have both sentenced to probation and ordered to forfeit $200,000 from the sale of the property, federal prosecutors said on Thursday.

23 Oct 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.