Oddities News Archive - June 20, 2009
A trio of jewelry robbers have been sent to prison thanks to a getaway driver who repeatedly slowed down during a high-speed chase, police in Britain say. Police said despite being behind the wheel of an Alfa Romeo sports car 34-year-old Neil Murray followed road regulations during a police chase in
The police department in Manchester, N.H., has found that all-terrain vehicles are handy in law enforcement. The department now has 18 ATV officers, the News Hampshire Union-Leader reported.
The body of an elderly woman dressed for a funeral and enclosed in a coffin was found in a closed funeral home in San Antonio, a mortuary employee said.
- an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
- In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.