News and Notes – 6/11/2008

Born twice. Baby Macie Hope was born twice — once when she was six months old in the womb to have a dangerous tumor removed, and then again on May 3 when she was born into the world to stay.

House guest. A homeless Japanese woman lived inside a man’s closet for a whole year before being detected. When the homeowner noticed food kept disappearing, he became suspicious and installed security cameras. Police eventually found the woman in the top compartment of the man’s closet, where she had set up a mattress for sleeping and had lived for the past year.

Night at the museum. Art thieves defeated the security system at a museum in Canada by phoning security and telling them there was a problem with the system and to ignore any alarms that might go off. The security guards believed them, and the thieves went on to steal over $2 million worth of artwork.

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