German police say dead cow kicked slaughterhouse worker

BERLIN (AP) — Police in southern Germany say a slaughterhouse worker suffered serious injuries after being kicked in the face by a dead cow.

Police: Stolen rare coins ended up in change machines

NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida man stole collectible coins worth tens of thousands of dollars, then ran them through grocery store change machines that returned just a fraction of their value.

Moove on: No more 'cow-tipping' shirts at Oklahoma airport

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The mayor of Oklahoma City is celebrating the completion of a personal mission: ridding the city's airport of cow-tipping T-shirts.

Turtle disaster? 100-pound tortoise missing in New Mexico

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman is on a desperate hunt for her disappearing pet that can't run fast and can't be missed — a 100-pound tortoise.

Man Sentenced To 47 Years In Prison Reacts By Punching His Lawyer

Authorities in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, are now filing additional charges against defendant David Chislton.

Man In Gorilla Suit Breaks In Home, Hides Under Bed

In Louisiana, a person convicted of wearing a mask in public can be sentenced to three years in prison at most.

Snowman builders aim for big money in video contest

MOSCOW (AP) — Building a snowman isn't always just a way to while away a long winter. For some people in Russia and Ukraine, it's a way to possibly earn some significant money.

‘Healer’ raids cemeteries and steals corpses’ knee caps for ‘spiritual protection’

A Filipino medicine man says he raids cemeteries to steal the knee caps from dead bodies – and give himself spiritual protection.
Angelito Oreta, 55, and his followers claim to plunder freshly-dug graves and extract the patellas from the dead using scalpels.
Afterwards, he soaks the bones in coconut oil for several days to remove the skin, all while offering ‘prayers and devotion’ to the spirits of their previous owners.


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