NEWPORT NEWS, Va. _ How could a mere piece of a chicken a most common of meats create such a stir?
Word that a Newport News, Va., woman found a fried chicken head in a box of McDonald's chicken wings has become the talk of the town.
Actually, it's gone beyond the town. Thursday's Daily Press story has gained attention from the likes of Washington Post and the New York Post, as well as some national Web sites.
Katherine Ortega said she found the head Tuesday in a box of wings she bought at the McDonald's at the intersection of Warwick and Hickory Point boulevards in Denbigh, Va. She said she was about to feed the wings to her children when she picked up the head.
Ortega, who said she has had trouble sleeping since the incident, has not decided whether to file a lawsuit.
But if she does, how much is a chicken head worth?
Robert McFarland, a Norfolk, Va., …