July 26, 2006

If you have a problem, if no one else can help...

In the midst of the blackout last week, I completely missed this story.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A missile fell off a truck and onto a New York highway on Friday, but the weapon did not have a warhead and posed no danger, police said.

WCBS radio reported it was a Tomahawk cruise missile. Police and fire department officials could not confirm that.

The cargo came loose when the truck carrying it collided with another truck on a motorway in the Bronx.

"It was a military-type missile but it was inert. There was no danger and no one was harmed," a police spokesman said.

A witness on the scene reported seeing a large black van with a big red stripe on the side speeding away just after the missile hit the pavement...

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