xxxNews Of The Weirdxxx
Bizarre but true stories about real people collected by syndicated columnist Chuck Shepherd.
The town council of Bend, Ore., formally prohibited spitting and defecating on its transit buses, as well as riders who emanate “a grossly repulsive odor.”
A man acting as a tree-sitter (to discourage logging operations) in woods south of San Jose, Calif., fell out of the tree and was killed (October).
A 55-year-old man fell to his death from a hotel railing as he was reaching for documents that were being blown away by the wind (Cebu, Philippines, October).
A 72-year-old man accidentally fell to his death from a cliff at Buck’s Pocket State Park in Alabama as he thrust into the air the ashes of his recently deceased son (October).
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