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Los Angeles Port Welcomes Massive Rubber Duck

The Port of Los Angeles is welcoming an unusual visitor — the world's biggest bath toy.

A 60-foot-tall rubber duck sailed into port Wednesday to kick off the Tall Ships Festival LA. It will remain in the harbor through Sunday.

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Man Who Lived Years as Hermit Adjusts to Society

A man who lived nearly three decades in the woods now has a job and is adjusting to life back in society.

Christopher Knight, who survived brutal winters in the Maine woods by stealing food from homes and camps, could graduate from a special court program as early as this fall, Kennebec County District Attorney Maeghan Maloney said.

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Police Seek Mystery Pair in Selfies after Burglary

Would burglars be dumb enough to post selfies on their victim's cloud account?

That's what Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators are trying to determine.

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Man Shows Up for Jail in T-Shirt with Mug Shot

A Maine man who served a 48-hour sentence for drunken driving wore something special for his jail booking photo: a T-shirt featuring his mug shot.

Nineteen-year-old Bobby Burt, of Pittsfield, had the mug shot from his June arrest printed on the orange shirt, along with the words, "Sponsored by Bud Light and Somerset County Sheriff."

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Police: Robber Caught after Shower and Shave

Police say a suspect accused of robbing a 94-year-old Albuquerque, New Mexico, man was caught after he shaved and showered in the victim's home — and left behind his fingerprints.

The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://goo.gl/dzDajd) authorities said 43-year-old Rudy Chavez was arrested Saturday.

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86-Year-Old Utah Woman Writes Romance Novel

An 86-year-old Utah woman became a first-time novelist by writing a steamy romance novel about a bored housewife.

Georgia Gorringe said it took her five years to write the tale of a woman who listens to talk radio and is turned on by the voice of a man she hears.

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$21,000 Falls off Money Truck after Casino Pickup

Nearly $21,000 is missing after the cash fell from the roof of an armored truck that had picked it up from a soon-to-be-closed Atlantic City casino.

GardaWorld armored car services picked up the cash at Revel on Aug. 6.

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Snoozing China Air Traffic Controllers Force Jet to Delay Landing

A Chinese aircraft was forced to delay its landing after two air traffic controllers nodded off, reports said Tuesday, sparking a wave of online anger about airline safety.

The Boeing 737 was preparing to land at Wuhan airport in central China but had no response from the air traffic control tower for 12 minutes, reports said.

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Brazil Inmate Flies the Coop in Drug

A Brazilian inmate on supervised release put his electronic monitoring bracelet on an unsuspecting rooster, which he locked in a chicken coop, and then sneaked off to sell drugs.

The ruse was discovered during a routine check in Porto Alegre of a drug sales spot, Wednesday night, when police detained Isaac Selau, 29, on suspicion of selling drugs and illegal possession of a firearm.

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Swiss Mayor Suspended over Nude Selfies Taken in Office

The mayor of the Swiss town of Baden, who is also a member of parliament, was suspended Monday following allegations that he sent nude selfies taken at work to a woman friend.

Geri Muller, 53, who holds a seat for the Greens in the legislature's lower house, was temporarily relieved of his mayoral duties in the small town northwest of Zurich after the Schweiz am Sonntag newspaper reported Sunday that he had sent the nude pictures taken on his cellphone to a female acquaintance.

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