In Other News

June 18, 2014

In Other News, 6/18

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Runner finishes Dipsea Foot Race while suffering heart attack

A 72-year-old Bay Area, Calif., runner finished a grueling 7.4-mile race despite suffering a heart attack while running. — KPIX 5

Family battling thousands of bees next door at vacant house

A couple in northeast Houston has hundreds of buzzing neighbors — bees! Lewis and Jina Dockery first noticed them earlier this month. “It just appeared to be thousands of bees swarming near the window,” said Jina. “I don’t know the temperament of bees so I don’t know how they operate and what they do or may not do so I just stayed here.” — KHOU

U.S. Patent Office cancels Washington Redskins’ trademarks

An appeal board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has canceled the trademark registrations of the Washington Redskins on the grounds that the team’s controversial name is disparaging to Native Americans. — The Wall Street Journal

Mommy blogger pleads not guilty to fatally poisoning her son

For 26-year-old mother Lacey Spears, the Internet served as her support group. The single mom blogged, tweeted and MySpaced about the physical deterioration of her son Garnett. Spears sought solace in a cultivated online community when she blogged about Garnett’s 23 hospitalizations in the first year of his life to his last month alive in January, when the 5-year-old died with a lethal amount of sodium in his system in a hospital in Westchester, N.Y. — Time

Teen stowaway tells about surviving journey from San Jose airport to Hawaii

A Bay Area, Calif., teen who survived a flight to Hawaii by stowing away in a wheel well of a jet has spoken candidly about his death-defying journey in an interview with KPIX 5. — KPIX 5

U.S. judge says Germany seeks Philadelphia man accused of being Nazi guard

Germany is seeking extradition of an 89-year-old Pennsylvania man in connection with the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Jewish men, women and children at the Auschwitz and Buchenwald Nazi concentration camps, a U.S. judge said on Wednesday. — Reuters

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