Also, check out more of this week's weird news, including a Goodwill find in Texas that turned out to be an ancient Roman bust and a film about fancy public restrooms in Japan.
Here's a look at 13 events — good, bad and otherwise — that have occurred on a Friday the 13th.
After accidentally dropping her phone into an Olympic National Forest outhouse, a woman used dog leashes to tie herself off so she could reach it. She ended up falling into the toilet headfirst.
The man who inhaled the drill bit said he now keeps the it on a shelf at home.
In Rio de Janeiro, two rescue dogs have turned local mascots and budding online influencers after joining their rescuers' ranks, wooing their growing audience, one bark at a time.
Here's a look at some of the strangest news stories from the past week.
One of two flamingos that escaped from a Kansas zoo during a storm 17 years ago has been spotted on the coast of Texas, wildlife officials said.
Almost 60 years after artist Yves Klein's death, a receipt he wrote to prove ownership of his invisible artwork is up for sale, with Sotheby's estimating that it could fetch up to$551,000.
Friday the 13th has long been viewed as bad luck, but do bad things really happen more often on those days? Here's a look at 13 events — good, bad and otherwise — that have occurred on a Friday the 13th.
Contestants must carry a pancake in a frying pan and flip it at the beginning and end of the 415-yard race. The event began in Olney, England in the 15th century.
Also, check out more of this week's stranger news stories (like a man getting arrested for trying to enter a tiger enclosure after breaking into Boston’s Franklin Park Zoo).
The painting, dating from the 1930s, shows three torsos and heads with hair but no facial features; the vandal drew eyes on two of them with a ballpoint pen.
The expansion, being readied by Railside BID, would include a permanent stage, restroom facilities and a green space.
This year, the city lowered the minimum age for lifeguards from 16 to 15.
Read through the obituaries published today in Grand Island Independent.
YORK -- With the help of Andrew Quick, a member of Boy Scout Troop 174, the Veterans Avenue of Flags will soon be on display along the north and south routes of York.
YORK – Tambra Patz, 53, of York, was sentenced this week in a case involving her non-compliance as a registered sex offender.
YORK – Rodney G. Will, 56, of Bradshaw has been sent to jail and ordered to probation in a case where he was initially charged with nine counts of felony perjury.
Editor’s note: This is the second installment in a series regarding preliminary conversations regarding the city’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The city council recently had a special meeting to discuss different departments with the heads of those offices, to hear their needs and wants for the next year and into the future.
At the time of Russell Harms' trial, psychiatrists said he suffered from paranoid schizophrenia and at times from visual and auditory hallucinations.
Police did not recover any of the drugs they believe were used.
Police said 45-year-old Rodney Badberg punched the man three times and kicked him once before fleeing the area on foot, leaving the man bleeding on the sidewalk.
St. Francis Ministries' contract finishes June 30. That date marks both the end of the contract and the conclusion of Nebraska's experiment with having private entities manage child welfare cases.
The Nebraska state auditor's office says Douglas County miscalculated in distributing millions to local governments last year, overpaying some and shorting others. The mistake has gone on for years.
During the contentious Republican primary, many of Jim Pillen's ads emphasized national, hot-button issues. His message is markedly different in his most recent ad.
A host of political petitions to place issues on the ballot are stirring, but only a few are likely to qualify for the general election.