Saturday, May 31, 2008

Saturday, May 31 in the news....

  • A construction crane snapped and smashed into an apartment building in New York City with a thunderous roar Friday, killing two workers in the city's second such tragedy in 2 1/2 months. The crane is being investigated for ties to Saudi Arabian cranes.

  • A homeless woman who sneaked into a man's house and lived undetected in his closet for a year was arrested in Japan after he became suspicious when food mysteriously began disappearing. It was ranked a lowly 97th in weirdest things to happen in Japan this month.