Australian dies after attack by swooping magpie
A 76-year-old Australian cyclist has died of head injuries while trying to escape from a swooping magpie, according to a report. The magpie is a native Australian bird that gets aggressive around breeding season. The man suffered head injuries on Sunday when he veered off a path and crashed into a fence, ABC reported. He was then thrown to the ground, and suffered head injuries. He was taken to a hospital and died in the evening, police said. An aggressive magpie has reportedly been responsible for eight attacks in the area.
Judge pleads guilty for bid to steal neighbour’s underwear
ted burglary for trying to sneak into a neighbour’s home to steal her underwear. Robert Cicale pleaded guilty on Friday in a court. Prosecutors say the Cicale, 50, had several pairs of worn women’s underwear stuffed into his jacket when he was arrested in March 2018, after leaving the neighbour’s home. He was removed from the bench after his arrest.
Pigeon poops on lawmaker talking pigeon poop problem
A pigeon didn’t think much of a lawmaker’s ideas to solve a messy situation at a Chicago Transit Authority stop known by some as “pigeon poop station.” WBBM-TV reports that a bird did its business on the head of Democratic state Representative Jaime Andrade as he was discussing the problem with a reporter. Andrade, then rubbed the top of his head and said, “I think they just got me.” The birds did.