Strange News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/str Strange News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2018 EarthLink Networks Inc. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:25:13 EST Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:35:02 EST 5 Officials: Trolley driver paid man $2K to attack him on job http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20180222/f0734917-69ab-4e0b-9253-d8b8def7681b BOSTON (AP) — Authorities say a Massachusetts trolley driver paid a man $2,000 to attack him while wearing a Halloween mask so the driver could fraudulently collect workers' compensation and disability insurance. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:25:13 EST 20180222/f0734917-69ab-4e0b-9253-d8b8def7681b Associated Press Student calls 911 from school, says he was sleepwalking http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20180222/6199f964-83f1-4976-b3d7-e51a2d8c3844 GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania middle school canceled classes after a student who said he was sleepwalking was found inside the building. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:02:23 EST 20180222/6199f964-83f1-4976-b3d7-e51a2d8c3844 Associated Press Yuck: Bank staff sick of hawk scarfing pigeons at their door http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20180221/bb5fc52a-6ad5-49ca-9d22-a9186512c791 DEWITT, N.Y. (AP) — The feeding habits of a Cooper's hawk may fascinate birdwatchers, but employees of a New York bank are fed up with the feathery remnants of slaughtered pigeons. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:59:09 EST 20180221/bb5fc52a-6ad5-49ca-9d22-a9186512c791 Associated Press Got skunks in your home? Don't use a smoke bomb http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20180221/ad351ef8-9072-4d6c-a7bc-cfe35c7b038a FERNDALE, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a man destroyed a suburban Detroit home while trying to use a smoke bomb to rid a crawlspace of skunks. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:16:19 EST 20180221/ad351ef8-9072-4d6c-a7bc-cfe35c7b038a Associated Press Massachusetts transit bosses under fire for $100K bathroom http://enews.earthlink.net/article/str?guid=20180221/baed3f02-db53-4478-bb2f-4d1c192108ea BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts transportation officials are under fire for authorizing a no-bid contract for a tiny, $100,000 bathroom inside a state office building. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:12:10 EST 20180221/baed3f02-db53-4478-bb2f-4d1c192108ea Associated Press