January 17, 2013
Compiled by Paul J. Maringelli
Authorities in Florida said they are searching for a 100-pound grizzly bear cub that escaped around 11 am on Tuesday from a private residence.
The city of Izhevsk in Russia announced it will erect a monument to a group of eight grandmothers known as “The Buranovskiye Babushki,” who took second place in the Eurovision Song Contest last year.
Detroit police said a man accused of stealing his 93-year-old father’s body from a cemetery told family members he planned to resurrect his dad through prayer.
Customs officials said a shipment of 18 human heads destined for cremation was seized at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago because of a paperwork snafu.