Saturday, May 26, 2018
Bizarre News

The skinny: New 100-meter desh record set on all fours

Running into history

new 100-meter dash record set on all fours

A Japanese man who runs on his arms and legs broke his own Guinness world record for the 100-meter dash on Thursday. Kenichi Ito finished in 16.87 seconds, shaving more than half a second off his 2012 run of 17.47 seconds. The 30-year-old has been training for a decade.

Not worth the trip

Man arrested in backhoe theft

A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he stole a $125,000 backhoe from a suburban construction site then drove it about 30 miles to a scrapyard in Philadelphia where he intended to sell it. Police say 33-year-old William Michael Pusey was arrested in Philadelphia where he had heard someone wanted to buy a backhoe.

Timely arrival

Everything lines up for baby's birth

Nicollette Brynn Anders came into the world at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday at Community Medical Center in Missoula, Mont., meaning she was born on 11-12-13 at 14:15 in military time. Her parents say they were aware of the potential 11-12-13 birthdate, but didn't realize they might possibly have the 14:15 until about 10 minutes before Nicollette was born. Nicollette weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20.5 inches long.

Compiled from wire services and other sources.

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Oscar Mayer asked people to tweet photos of hot dog toppings. They got toothpaste and Pepto.

Oscar Mayer asked people to tweet photos of hot dog toppings. They got toothpaste and Pepto.

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Florida man climbs atop playground equipment at Clearwater park, tells kids where babies come from

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Porn actor accused of shooting up Trump hotel appears in court and immediately admits to a crime

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Published: 05/21/18
To get back at co-worker, St. Pete woman took photos of her on the toilet. She now faces charges.

To get back at co-worker, St. Pete woman took photos of her on the toilet. She now faces charges.

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Woman tried to start paper towel holder on fire in Tropicana Field bathroom, police say

Woman tried to start paper towel holder on fire in Tropicana Field bathroom, police say

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They got married on Clearwater Beach Sunday. Then they got drunk and arrested, police said.

They got married on Clearwater Beach Sunday. Then they got drunk and arrested, police said.

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