Oddities

This photo provided by Austin Adair taken Saturday, July 15, 2017, shows a 15-pound bag of frozen pork that fell from the sky onto the home of Travis Adair in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The home is near three airports, so Adair thinks it fell from a plane. (Austin Adair via AP)
July 20, 2017 - 4:43 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Meat falling from the sky is weird, even by Florida standards. But that's what happened at 4 a.m. Saturday when a 15-pound (6.8-kilogram) bag of frozen pork landed on the Deerfield Beach home of Travis Adair and his family. Adair said Thursday that the package hit his...
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This photo provided by Austin Adair taken Saturday, July 15, 2017, shows a 15-pound bag of frozen pork that fell from the sky onto the home of Travis Adair in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The home is near three airports, so Adair thinks it fell from a plane. (Austin Adair via AP)
July 20, 2017 - 4:41 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Meat falling from the sky is weird, even by Florida standards. But that's what happened at 4 a.m. Saturday when a 15-pound (6.8-kilogram) bag of frozen pork landed on the Deerfield Beach home of Travis Adair and his family. Adair said Thursday that the package hit his...
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July 20, 2017 - 3:58 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Meat falling from the sky is weird, even by Florida standards. But that's what happened at 4 a.m. Saturday when a 15-pound (6.8-kilogram) bag of frozen pork landed on the Deerfield Beach home of Travis Adair and his family. Adair said Thursday that the package hit his...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2014, file photo, a sea wall separates Asharoken Village, N.Y. from Long Island Sound. A man says his dog jumped into the sound at Port Jefferson, New York, July 16, 2017, to save a baby deer. (AP Photo/Emily Dooley, File)
July 18, 2017 - 9:03 am
PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. (AP) — A dog that saw a baby deer in danger of drowning in New York jumped in and dragged it to shore. The daring rescue in Long Island Sound was caught on video by his owner Mark Freeley. He tells WCBS-TV ( http://cbsloc.al/2uyz1m7 ) that he was taking the English golden...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2014, file photo, a sea wall separates Asharoken Village, N.Y. from Long Island Sound. A man says his dog jumped into the sound at Port Jefferson, New York, July 16, 2017, to save a baby deer. (AP Photo/Emily Dooley, File)
July 18, 2017 - 9:01 am
PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. (AP) — A dog that saw a baby deer in danger of drowning in New York jumped in and dragged it to shore. The daring rescue in Long Island Sound was caught on video by his owner Mark Freeley. He tells WCBS-TV ( http://cbsloc.al/2uyz1m7 ) that he was taking the English golden...
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July 17, 2017 - 8:33 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California judge who agreed to resign after swiping two art deco-style business cardholders from a judges' dinner in San Francisco said Monday that he remains deeply remorseful. Napa County Superior Court Judge Michael S. Williams' resignation will take effect Dec. 5...
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July 17, 2017 - 8:21 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Northern California judge has agreed to resign after swiping two art deco-style business cardholders from a judges' dinner in San Francisco. The Commission on Judicial Performance on Monday announced its censure of Judge Michael S. Williams of Napa County. Williams'...
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July 17, 2017 - 7:40 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Timber rattlesnakes are known to thrive in some rural areas of Massachusetts, but finding them in urban areas is almost unheard of. That's why state environmental police and animal control personnel were surprised to receive a report Sunday of a large rattler hanging...
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July 16, 2017 - 5:10 pm
RAMSEY, N.J. (AP) — Police say that the New Jersey beehive at the center of an attack on a beekeeper and his wife has been moved to a farm. Ramsey Police Chief Bryan Gurney told The Record ( https://njersy.co/2v7C2I2 ) on Sunday that professionals moved the hive from the town that is just a short...
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July 14, 2017 - 3:37 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The deputy leader of an Australian political party announced Friday that he was ending his nine-year career in Parliament because he had discovered he had technically never been a senator. Scott Ludlam, the 47-year-old deputy leader of the minor Greens party, said he was...
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