<![CDATA[Weird News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:54:29 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:54:29 CST Weird 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Man driving motorcycle in dark hits black cow and dies http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article85986722.html#storylink=rss A 59-year-old Kansas man was killed when the motorcycle he was driving Friday night collided with a black cow on a blacktopped road.

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 19:44:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/state/kansas/article85986722.html
Blind dog with oozing sore wins World's Ugliest Dog contest http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85969117.html#storylink=rss A 17-year-old Chinese Crested Chihuahua with legs bowed out like a frog and an oozing sore is the winner of this year's World's Ugliest Dog contest.

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:14:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85969117.html
Texas city council votes to oust library cat http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85873592.html#storylink=rss A North Texas city council has started a cat fight by voting to oust the furry mascot of the city's public library.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:59:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85873592.html
Court bites back, exonerates Michigan TV vet who saved dog http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article85752867.html#storylink=rss A Boston terrier named Mr. Pigglesworth is as frisky as ever — and the Michigan veterinarian who saved the dog's life on a reality TV show has been cleared of misconduct.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:49:05 CDT By ED WHITE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article85752867.html
Wife of nation's lowest-paid governor takes waitressing job http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85758862.html#storylink=rss The waitress bounded with a cup of chowder and a plate of fish and broccoli.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:49:03 CDT By MARINA VILLENEUVE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85758862.html
Stop hanging up on governor, Pennsylvania employees are told http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85780392.html#storylink=rss The Pennsylvania governor's personal touch doesn't always get him very far.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:19:07 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85780392.html
After ad, dad interviews potential wives for 48-year-old son http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article85784897.html#storylink=rss The father of a Salt Lake City businessman is setting up interviews for women interested in marrying his 48-year-old son, nearly a week after taking out a newspaper ad announcing the search.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:53:33 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article85784897.html
Eatery has duck on menu and ducklings jumping off its roof http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85730797.html#storylink=rss One New Jersey restaurant has duck on its menu and ducklings jumping off its roof.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:29:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85730797.html
Philly street workers 'fix' pothole, fill it with road pylon http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article85718037.html#storylink=rss Some south Philadelphia residents and a TV station are waiting for the city to explain why a pothole was filled with asphalt and the smashed-in orange pylon that had been marking the hazard.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:18:32 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article85718037.html
Police find heroin mill behind NYC candy shop's secret door http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article85713282.html#storylink=rss Police say they have uncovered a massive heroin-selling operation behind a secret door that was disguised as a shelf at a New York City candy shop.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:44:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article85713282.html
2 charged with racking up $30,000 in unpaid tolls combined http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article85709347.html#storylink=rss Authorities say they've nabbed two New Jersey residents who have racked up about $30,000 in unpaid tolls combined.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:39:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article85709347.html
Mud-splattered Filipinos pray to saint for blessing and woes http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85708557.html#storylink=rss Hundreds of Filipino villagers donning capes of banana leaves covered themselves in mud Friday in a ritual to thank their patron saint, John the Baptist, who they believe saved residents from killings by Japanese invaders in World War II.

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:19:03 CDT By BULLIT MARQUEZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85708557.html
At New Jersey beach town, king and queen of marbles crowned http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85540627.html#storylink=rss Louie Lee proved himself the current dominant male player in his sport, crushing his opponent in a national championship match Thursday in New Jersey.

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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:14:04 CDT By NATALIE POMPILIO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85540627.html
Northern Idaho officials puzzle over recurring bike in tree http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article85489497.html#storylink=rss Officials in northern Idaho are stumped by how and why a bicycle keeps ending up 60 feet into the same tree.

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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:49:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article85489497.html
Zombie dog? Coyote? Mystery animal seen in cemetery http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85497392.html#storylink=rss Police in New Hampshire say a macabre mammal spotted in a town cemetery is likely a mangy fox — not a "zombie dog" or mythical beast as some have speculated.

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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:09:00 CDT By HOLLY RAMER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85497392.html
German man recovers buried treasure lost in floods http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85475757.html#storylink=rss German authorities say an elderly man in Bavaria has recovered his fortune, which he'd hidden at home for safety only to have recent floods make the building uninhabitable.

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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:58:26 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85475757.html
Ohio defendant throws feces at attorney after sentencing http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article85451682.html#storylink=rss A serial robber in Ohio is going to face more charges after throwing feces and urine on his defense attorney and deputies while he was being sentenced to serve 40 years in prison.

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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 23:48:26 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article85451682.html
Gator captured on Georgia beach killed; head to be mounted http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85293857.html#storylink=rss The trapper who captured an alligator seen swimming in the Atlantic Ocean a few yards off a Georgia beach says the reptile has been killed and its head will be mounted.

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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 12:59:19 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85293857.html
Blue or green? U.K. split over swatch's color http://www.kansascity.com/news/article85241617.html#storylink=rss A survey from a Scottish eye care company could be sparking a controversy similar to last year's debate over the color of a dress.

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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 12:04:06 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article85241617.html
Bear that walks like a human re-emerges in New Jersey http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85251222.html#storylink=rss A New Jersey black bear that walks upright on its two hind legs and has become a social media darling has re-emerged and has been captured on video months after its last sighting.

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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 11:29:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85251222.html
His father took out an ad in a newspaper – to find him a wife http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article84997482.html#storylink=rss The son was shocked: "What am I supposed to do?"

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:39:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article84997482.html
Zoo closes as staff try to wrangle escaped 12-pound monkey http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85097867.html#storylink=rss There's some monkey business afoot at a Massachusetts zoo.

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 16:13:32 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85097867.html
Mystery brews in Atlanta: Someone stole a whole lot of beer http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85053097.html#storylink=rss A mystery is brewing in Atlanta, where someone stole an ocean of beer.

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:34:04 CDT By JEFF MARTIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article85053097.html
Police: Man accused of driving under influence on lawnmower http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article85025632.html#storylink=rss Police say a man operating a lawnmower on a road in Vermont has been accused of driving under the influence of drugs.

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 11:39:08 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article85025632.html
Repentant fare evader delivers apology letter, $300 in cash http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article84887922.html#storylink=rss One Massachusetts commuter believes it's never too late to say you're sorry — or pay your train fare.

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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:44:12 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article84887922.html
Cops in Maine shoot, kill escaped slaughterhouse-bound cow http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article84852747.html#storylink=rss Police in Maine shot and killed a slaughterhouse-bound cow that escaped from a trailer and ran into traffic.

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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:49:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article84852747.html
Massachusetts woman skydives to celebrate her 87th birthday http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article84846972.html#storylink=rss A Massachusetts woman can check something off her bucket list: She celebrated her 87th birthday by skydiving.

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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:44:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/weird/article84846972.html
Yearly rattlesnake roundup event yields dozens of serpents http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article84781362.html#storylink=rss Dozens of serpents have been collected as a part of an annual Rattlesnake Roundup in northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 06:29:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article84781362.html
Bear attacks woman running marathon in New Mexico http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article84703542.html#storylink=rss Wildlife officials say a bear attacked a woman running a marathon in a national preserve in northern New Mexico.

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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 14:34:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article84703542.html
X-ray machine foils attempt to sneak iguana into courthouse http://www.kansascity.com/news/article84538412.html#storylink=rss The Boulder County Justice Center allows service animals into the building, but security guards drew the line when someone tried to sneak his pet iguana through the X-ray machine.

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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 21:33:33 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/article84538412.html