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Meanwhile, in Texas . . .

Some crazy stuff went down in Texas in the past thirty days. Here are some of the headlines you may have missed.

By November 2016Comments

Illustration by Ross MacDonald

  • A Carrollton woman ran inside a burning home and rescued her neighbor’s seven-year-old son.
  • The City of Waco used a hawk named Tiberius to fend off grackles downtown.
  • A Montgomery County man allegedly smashed a constable patrol car’s windows with a toilet lid and then passed out in the car’s backseat.
  • Nineteen cows were killed by a lightning strike near Hallsville.
  • A Houston funeral director was accused of taking selfies with occupied caskets and hearses.
  • The Midland Petroleum Museum’s pet tortoise, Mikey, was returned two days after he was apparently stolen.
  • A McLennan County man was convicted of aggravated sexual assault after being tricked into confessing by a female law enforcement officer he had molested years earlier.
  • In the middle of a concert, Bruce Springsteen invited a Texas A&M student to jam with him onstage.
  • A Fort Worth woman gave birth to her third set of twins.
  • An SUV rolled into Corpus Christi Bay after the driver jumped out of the vehicle because a mouse had brushed up against her leg.
  • A six-eleven, 334-pound sophomore suited up for a high school football team in Wellington.
  • A Dallas barbershop commissioned an artist to paint a mural of Lee Harvey Oswald on its building.

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