Man wears fuzzy slippers to court, says he had no choice

Thursday's five most fascinating stories printed on wood pulp:

Man wears fuzzy slippers to court, says he had no choice
Talk about dressing for the occasion. Shawn Williams came to court Wednesday sporting a black suit and white fuzzy slippers. He says his entire wardrobe was confiscated by police, so he had no other choice but to wear the bedroom attire.

That Dylan poem for sale? It's not totally original
Bob Dylan's childhood poem that is up for auction made some news yesterday, but apparently it's not exactly his own work. Christie's auction house said it is a "revised" version of a Hank Snow song. Disappointing.

Twin Cities terror suspect pleads guilty to helping al-Qaida
Mohammed Abdullah Warsame pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring to help al-Qaida. He has been in solitary confinement for more than five years.

Happy Birthday to me: Man threatens to kill judge, others, self
This man knows exactly how to celebrate his birthday. Police say a 39-year-old man entered the reception area of the courthouse in Duluth and threatened to kill a judge, others and himself to celebrate the holiday.

Minneapolis bicyclist killed is identified
The bicyclist killed during the Wednesday morning commute in downtown Minneapolis has been identified as Dennis Dumm. He was killed at Park Avenue and East 14th Street when a semitrailer made a wide left turn and struck him.



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