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Headless chickens found in Connecticut courtroom
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Authorities in Connecticut are investigating the discovery of two decapitated chickens inside a courtroom. Judicial marshals and maintenance staff investigating a putrid smell made the grisly discovery Wednesday morning in the public seating area of a courtroom in a state courthouse in Bridgeport. The headless chickens were under a bench. Authorities say the carcasses were decorated in silver, green and gold glitter. There was no immediate indication how the decapitated chickens got there and the discovery is under investigation. The Connecticut Post reports that decapitated chickens have been found outside city courthouses before, but never inside.
Umbrella mistaken for weapon causes hospital lockdown
KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) — An umbrella sparked a scare at a Seattle-area hospital after it was mistaken for a rifle. KOMO reports an employee of Evergreen Medical Center in Kirkland, Washington, noticed a visitor Wednesday morning carrying a backpack that had a long-handled item sticking from the top of it. Evergreen Health spokeswoman Kay Taylor said surveillance video was reviewed but it wasn't clear what the object was. As a precaution the facility was locked down and the hospital sent out the surveillance photo. The man in the photo recognized himself and contacted hospital security to let them know it was an umbrella with a handle that's shaped like a sword. Police confirmed it was not a weapon and the lockdown was lifted.
A Fargo Chick-fil-A is publicly reamed for booting a breastfeeding mom
Chick-fil-A, the chicken chain whose rather strident Southern Baptist beliefs have done little to dampen demand for their irresistable sandwiches, has taken a baffling stance against God and nature. A North Dakota mother, Macy Hornung, was dining with her family at a crowded Chick-fil-A in ...
DJ Encounter’s techno gets progressive and playful in this week’s recommended mix
“Grrrr.” This is what I was thinking when DJ Encounter (Brady Hill) messaged to ask if I’d consider switching out the mix he’d sent me a couple weeks before—the mix I’d already planned on including in this column—for a brand new one he’d just done that, he insisted, was so much ...
Comedian Adam Grabowski encourages fans experiencing mental illness to #sayitanyway
Comedians are known for being filter-free. Adam Grabowski is no different, but he extends the no-filter invitation to his fans as well, especially when it comes to talking about mental health. Grabowski’s #sayitanyway campaign encourages open dialogue about depression, anxiety, and other ...
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