News of the Weird
Bizarre but true stories about real people collected by syndicated columnist Chuck Shepherd.
Barbara Cubin barely won re-election to the U.S. House from Wyoming after she angrily threatened to slap her wheelchair-confined opponent over a comment about campaign finance reform after an October debate.
Former Texas state House member Rick Green took a swing at the man who beat him in 2002 when both arrived at the polls to vote at the same time.
Michael McPhail, 26, was arrested in Spanaway, Wash., after his wife said she caught him having sex with the couple’s pit bull terrier. (Washington’s new anti-bestiality law took effect in June, passed after the highly publicized 2005 death of a man in Enumclaw who allowed himself to be penetrated by a horse.)
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