This Week in Weird: Poop fires, hairspray attack, Pickle Juice Slush

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Woman accused of trying to light security guard on fire

She allegedly used hairspray and a lighter in the Bronx.

From a 500-acre fire caused by feces to a woman attacking a security guard with hairspray, these are the strangest, oddest, most bizarre stories to cross the news wires this week.

1. Woman accused of trying to light security guard on fire
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She allegedly used hairspray and a lighter in the Bronx.


Police say a Bronx woman tried to light a security guard on fire by spraying a security guard with hairspray when she was allegedly caught shoplifting in the Bronx.

2. Sheriff: Campers burning feces start 500-acre wildfire
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The Voltaire Fire in Carson City, Nevada, was apparently started by campers burning feces in a canyon, according to Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong.


Campers burning feces started a 500-acre fire in a canyon near Carson City, Nevada, according to local officials.

3. Clarinetist wins lawsuit after ex faked rejection letter
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A Canadian college student has won a lawsuit against his ex-girlfriend, who apparently sabotaged his music career in a bid to stay together.


A Canadian college student has won a lawsuit against his ex-girlfriend, who apparently sabotaged his music career in a bid to stay together.

4. Family on the hook for $132,000 after son topples statue
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Parents may be charged after child damages sculpture


You've heard the old expression, "you break it, you buy it." But little did one family in Kansas know that the rule applied to valuable artwork at the local community center.

5.) 9-foot alligator drags big dead fish into the night
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Unsuspecting campers happened upon a 9-foot alligator trotting across the road with its next meal, a large fish.


Unsuspecting campers happened upon a huge alligator crossing the road with its next meal, a large fish.

6.) Pickle Juice Slush now being served at Sonic Drive-In
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Looking for a sweet and sour summer drink? Give the Pickle Juice Slush a shot.


Sonic has introduced a pickle-flavored version of its summer staple in 3,500 locations around the country. Dubbed the Pickle Juice Slush, the bright-green drink will be available for a limited time.

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