Weird & Interesting

Alabama Judge Gives Criminals Choice: Go to Jail or Go to Church

A small-town judge in Alabama is giving non-violent offenders a choice at sentencing: go to jail or go to church.

Los Angeles fire truck used as porn film backdrop

A Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman says the department is investigating allegations that some firefighters allowed porn producers to use fire trucks in adult films.

Burglar Caught While Making Breakfast

Police in the St. Louis suburb of University City say a suspect in a string of burglaries was caught after a homeowner reported finding him frying bacon in her kitchen.

Woman Steals Hearse With Body in Back

Greg Wilson NBC Bay Area 22.09.2011
Woman Steals Hearse With Body in Back

A West Virginia woman stole a hearse from a funeral home, and made off with a dead body, too, police said.

Child Brings Mom’s Crack Pipe To School For Show-And-Tell

A recent show-and-tell at a northwest Missouri elementary school resembled something out of an episode of “Breaking Bad,” leading to the arrest of a kindergartner’s mother.

Hunter shoots himself in foot with crossbow, becomes pinned to ATV

A Florida man shot himself in the foot with a crossbow while hunting on Sunday night. Florida Fish and Wildlife says 21-year-old John Champion was alone hunting from his ATV at the Fiber Factory Hunt Club in Levy County.

8-year-old girl arrested for allegedly punching vice principal

An 8-year-old girl was arrested for punching the vice principal in the chest at her school in Ewa Beach, police said.

LA Porn Studio Begins Construction On ‘Post-Apocalyptic’ Underground Bunker

A San Fernando Valley adult entertainment studio began construction this month on what it calls a “post-apocalyptic” underground bunker in anticipation of a global catastrophe rumored to take place in late 2012.

Eel removed from man's bladder after entering penis during beauty spa

An erratic eel wriggled its way up a man's penis and into his bladder following an accident during an unorthodox beauty spa in China.

Man accused of eating raw meat at Walmart and putting it back on shelves

A Carlisle man is accused of eating raw meat at the borough's Walmart and putting the opened packages back on the shelves.

Amish men jailed for not displaying buggy safety signs

Eight members of a traditional Amish sect were behind bars on Tuesday after refusing to pay fines for failure to display orange-red safety triangles on their horse-drawn buggies.

Mother Faces Charges Over 14-Month-Old's Laughing In Library

A trial date has been set for a 20-year-old single mother who was arrested after her son made laughing noises while in a Decatur library.

Burglar In Suit & Tie Breaks Into Dollar Store, Steals Pennies Off Counter

Police in Fayette County are looking for a well-dressed burglar. The man, wearing a suit, collared shirt and a tie, climbed on top of the counter at the Family Dollar on Gallatin Avenue in Uniontown on Sunday to search the register. When he realiz...

Men accused of stealing $60,000 in toilet paper, plastic utensils

Police say a Will County warehouse worker partnered with an accused murderer to rip off $60,000 in toilet paper and plastic utensils from his employer.

86-year-old man impaled through eye with pruning shears

An 86-year-old Arizona man is lucky to be alive after he accidentally impaled himself with pruning shears.

Worker kills 3-foot rat in housing project

Barry Paddock, Mark Morales and Mike Jaccarino New York Daily News 27.08.2011
Worker kills 3-foot rat in housing project

It sounds like an urban legend: giant mutant-looking rats roaming a city housing project. Only there's a picture. A photo making the rounds shows Housing Authority worker Jose Rivera minutes after he speared the humongous rodent with a pitchfork a...

World's oldest person marks 115th birthday in Georgia

About 15 to 20 friends and relatives have gathered in Georgia to celebrate the birthday of Besse Cooper, who is listed as the world's oldest person. Cooper turned 115 Friday.

Dog eats $10K worth of diamonds

Jennifer Banks WSMV 25.08.2011
Dog eats $10K worth of diamonds

A Georgia dog apparently has a taste for the finer things in life. The pooch dined on a meal of $10,000 worth of diamonds.

Postal Worker Attacked With Paintball Guns

Teresa Masterson NBC Philadelphia 24.08.2011
Postal Worker Attacked With Paintball Guns

A Philadelphia postal worker was attacked in quite a colorful way this weekend. A 50-year-old mailman was blitzed by three men with paintball guns after he got out of his mail truck on Manheim Street Saturday, reports the Daily News. The bizarre a...

Two Men Break into Funeral Home; Found Sleeping in Caskets

Police in Tennessee were called to a funeral home where workers found two intruders sleeping inside caskets.

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