At least one million cockroaches have reportedly escaped from a farm in China where they were being bred for use in traditional medicine. The cockroaches fled the facility for surrounding cornfields after an “unknown perpetrator” destroyed the plastic greenhouse where they were raised. Yikes, we’ll I won’t be eating any corn from China soon.
A Connecticut man, James Pace Sr., 81, of New Haven told police who responded to Yale-New Haven Hospital Saturday evening he was armed with a .22 caliber rifle as he waited for a wild raccoon who continually scratched at his back door. While waiting he sneezed, fell out of his chair and accidentally shot himself in the shin hence his hospital visit. Police said his injuries are not life-threatening.
Authorities said Kenneth Webster Enlow was caught hiding in the septic tank of a park outhouse and peeping at a 7-year-old girl and her mother. Firefighters pulled Enlow from the tank and cleaned him off with a fire hose. He told police his girlfriend hit him in the head with a tire iron and pushed him into the tank, but did not have any injuries consistent with the story. He’s been sentenced to 1 year in jail. No word if he’s on toilet detail.