In Lebanon, New Hampshire, a man graduated from Lebanon High School in 1965, and the Valley News reports he lost his ring before being drafted into the Air Force that year. The retired 70-year-old cook got a call recently from a woman in Wilder, Vermont, just across the state line. She found the ring, which was initialed, in her backyard.
In Washington, D.C., a man was throwing out trash at an apartment building when he thought he dropped his cellphone in the chute. A fire spokesman says the man leaned in to check and fell inside. The Associated Press reports that the man was able to call 911 from inside the trash chute. Firefighter rescue crews pumped fresh air down the chute to the man through a hose and eventually hauled him out using a harness.In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a man went into a bank, made a gun motion with his hand and demanded money from the teller, who gave him about $4,700 in a bag. The Sun Sentinel reports that he then stripped naked and ran down the street throwing the stolen money. The man thought the spectacle would somehow jump-start his career as a comedian.