Back Again. In Spokane, Wash., Alzar Arndt finally had the cast taken off his broken back after three months, went out to celebrate, got a slap on the back, went off to the hospital to have his back fixed again.
Direct Approach. In Samalayuca, Mexico, six ingenious prisoners escaped by pushing down the jail walls.
The Answer. In Alaganik, Alaska, a search party hunting Jimmy La Gasa, who had fired a rifle at a powder magazine just to see what would happen, found one leg.
Off-Color. In Redwood City, Calif., Donald Brown sued Binney &...