Strange News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/str Strange News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2018 EarthLink Networks Inc. Sun, 14 Oct 2018 16:44:37 EDT Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:29:25 EDT 5 Oink oink, honk honk: Rogue pig goes hog wild in traffic http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20181014/71b293ec-1aad-4a84-ab54-e1497bec6dca AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — It was a classic case of a ham on the lam. Police in Maine's capital city are looking for the owner of a 50-pound piglet that wore itself out while dodging traffic Saturday evening after presumably escaping. Sun, 14 Oct 2018 16:44:37 EDT 20181014/71b293ec-1aad-4a84-ab54-e1497bec6dca Associated Press Home where witch trials victim John Proctor lived for sale http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20181012/f65f99e4-82e6-42f9-924c-b4ffb308539c PEABODY, Mass. (AP) — A house where a victim of the Salem witch trials once lived is on the market for $600,000 just in time for Halloween. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:17:18 EDT 20181012/f65f99e4-82e6-42f9-924c-b4ffb308539c Associated Press Man nicknamed 'Willy Wonka' pleads guilty to multiple crimes http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20181012/7848786e-5aa7-498a-9657-669eab11b4df SALEM, Mass. (AP) — The leader of a multistate ATM and vehicle burglary ring known as "Willy Wonka" or the "Chocolate Man" has pleaded guilty to 60 charges. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:05:18 EDT 20181012/7848786e-5aa7-498a-9657-669eab11b4df Associated Press World War II explosive was being used as a garden decoration http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20181012/57f6c8e3-420e-4412-9353-d45c4c818307 VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Air Force explosive experts removed a World War II-era artillery rocket that was being used as a garden decoration in a Florida neighborhood. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 10:59:41 EDT 20181012/57f6c8e3-420e-4412-9353-d45c4c818307 Associated Press Naming Rights: Orlando's new police chief is named Orlando http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20181012/96398255-c8cf-4369-a54f-e7aed1b24f77 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando's newest police chief is already making a name for himself. His name? Orlando. Mayor Buddy Dyer announced Orlando's newest police chief during a ceremony Thursday. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 09:37:33 EDT 20181012/96398255-c8cf-4369-a54f-e7aed1b24f77 Associated Press