Monday 9/10

Doctors at a clinic in France say a boy wondered why his leg was not healing properly after a May bicycle crash. This week, doctors discovered a nearly 3-inch long brake lever lodged deep in his leg, The Local.fr reported Friday.The boy, whose name was given only as Dylan, underwent surgery this week to remove the foreign object.

It was just a small desert home near Twentynine Palms, California, but it was all paid for, and Alvin and Pat Tjosaas intended on spending their retirement there. Too bad Wells Fargo decided to foreclose on it anyway. The bank sent subcontractors to the wrong address, and despite a different name appearing on the foreclosure notice, the subcontractors took anything valuable—including a garage full of heirlooms and Tjosaas’ mason tools—then smashed the windows, tore down walls, and left the home in ruins.  Alvin Tjosaas, a retired mason, helped his father build the house in 1961, when he was just 14 years old. “I know every inch, every rock,” he said. “My mom mixed all the cement by hand.” Wells Fargo apologized and offered the couple $260,000 in compensation—but only after TV news outlets started asking questions

Police say they finally got their man Thursday after a high-speed chase and footrace left him wedged in a tight spot between two buildings in San Jose, Calif. The suspect, identified as Arturo Corona, 32, became stuck in an 18-inch space between the buildings after allegedly fleeing the scene of a crash after a high-speed chase.  It took  firefighters about 90 minutes to pull Corona out of the space using ladders and ropes. Corona, wearing only a trash bag when firefighters found him, likely either jumped or fell off one of the buildings and became stuck about 20 feet down, police said.Corona told police he was being chased by two men brandishing knives before he became wedged between the buildings.  Wait…why was he wearing a trashbag?

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Unknown source