Around the Weird: Bizarre News Briefs

Around the Weird: Bizarre News Briefs

VALPARAISO, Indiana (Wireless Flash) – Indiana police have egg on their faces after mistakenly giving out photos of an innocent woman while searching for a lady who recently ripped off a bank ATM.

OMAHA, Neb. – Is handing out criticism a sin? It is to Archbishop Elden Curtiss of Omaha, Nebraska, who is asking two Catholics to say some Hail Marys as penance for criticizing his decision to reassign a priest accused of looking at kiddie porn.

SAN FRANCISCO – Two San Francisco city departments recently began an anti-road rage campaign that encourages drivers to calm down with deep breathing techniques.

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Need a tissue? Probably, if you live in Tampa, Florida. It’s the Worst Spring Allergy City according to the makers of Flonase nasal spray, followed by Louisville, Kentucky and Orlando, Florida.

SAN FRANCISCO – A new disposable cell phone made by Hop-On that has been touted for its advanced technology may not be what it seems. The San Francisco Chronicle claim reporters dismantled the phones to reveal Nokia phone parts inside the case. Hop-On’s CEO claims the newspaper opened up promotional samples of the phone and not the real deal.