The good, the bad and the weird

The Good

An 8-year-old Independence boy raised $3,500, via a lemonade stand, for blindness research, reported Sept. 2. The boy, who has a degenerative eye disease, took part in Sunkist’s “Take a Stand” program.

The Bad

A Hamilton woman allegedly hit another vehicle, killing the driver and critically injuring the passenger, while going the wrong way on Interstate 75, reported Sept. 9. Alcohol was involved in the accident, police said.

The Weird

A Fayetteville, N.C. man was charged with felony crimes against nature and misdemeanor cruelty to animals for allegedly having sex with a dog, reported Sept. 8. A neighbor saw the man assaulting the female pit bull, which belongs to the man’s boss, police said.