Freak News for Thursday 9/1


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Hot dog!! - A Juneau, AK res­i­dent Brooke Collins She said she dis­cov­ereda bear crouched down, clutch­ing her weiner dog, Fudge in its paws and bit­ing the back of the dog’s neck.“It had her kind of like when they eat salmon,” “I was freak­ing out. I was scream­ing at it. My dog was scream­ing. I ran up to it … I just punched it right in the snout and it let go.” Collins said her boyfriend then scared the bear away. “I think it was more star­tled than any­thing,” she said.Collins, said she is accus­tomed to bears and knows how to take pre­cau­tions around them.

Men in tights - Stone Age mis­siles met medieval weaponry on the streets of San Diego yes­ter­day. A 16-year-old boy and a friend were throw­ing rocks at pass­ing cars when a pas­sen­ger in an SUV fired a cross­bow bolt at them, hit­ting the teen in the abdomen. He was rushed to a nearby hos­pi­tal with non-life-threatening injuries, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. No arrests have been made.

The right address but the wrong time - A  New Zealand woman got some good news and some bad news after los­ing a bag con­tain­ing her cell phone and a stash of mar­i­juana. The good news? A call to the cell helped her find the weed. The bad news?! A male friend of Patri­cia Wright’s rang the cell and was told the address to go to in order to pick up the bag, which con­tained a lit­tle more than half an ounce of pot and a pipe. When she pulled up, she found that she was at the police station.

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