Weird & Interesting

Cops Believe North Carolina Inmate Hid 10-Inch Revolver In His Rectum. Luckily, It Was Unloaded.

A man arrested this week in North Carolina may have stashed a .38 barrel revolver in his rectum, according to police, who reported that the unloaded 10-inch weapon was not discovered until after the suspect had been booked into a cell in the count...

Woman Jailed 10 Days For Having Messy Yard

A Mount Pleasant woman is serving 10 days in jail after failing to pay a $480 fine for having a messy yard.

Photo: a dragon dance team performs during a street parade on New Year's Day.

During a street parade on New Year's Day 2,000 performers took part in the event, including 88 dragons -- as well as 50 lions -- setting the new world record for the Largest gathering of dancing dragons, according to World Records Academy (www.wor...

Look, no hands! Italian driver caught on two phones

An Italian driver was stopped by astonished police in the southern city of Bari on Saturday when they saw him speaking on two phones with a handset in each hand and no control of the wheel.

Woman stabs ex-boyfriend with deer antlers

Erin Sullivan Tampa Bay Times 16.12.2011
Woman stabs ex-boyfriend with deer antlers

He figured it was his house too, so when Terry Nowakowski's ex-girlfriend locked him out Tuesday afternoon, he decided to break down the door. When he stepped inside, authorities said, he was greeted with antlers.

Apples fall from the sky over Coventry

Donna Bowater Telegraph 15.12.2011
Apples fall from the sky over Coventry

Stunned motorists were forced to brake sharply to avoid the falling fruit, believed to be swept up by a vortex caused by freak weather conditions in Coventry.

Meet the North Dakota family of anti-government separatists busted by cops using a Predator drone... after 'stealing six cows'

Meet the Brossarts, a North Dakota family deemed so dangerous that the local sheriff needed unleashed an unmanned Predator drone to help bring them in.

Dad bites off man’s finger at nativity

ROBIN PERRIE The Sun 08.12.2011
Dad bites off man’s finger at nativity

A DAD had his finger bitten off in a fight — at a school nativity play. Parents waiting excitedly for their kids' Christmas performance were horrified as another father stormed into the primary school hall and launched himself at the victim.

80-Year-Old Woman Criminally Charged For Feeding Ducks

A woman known as “the bird lady” is facing criminal charges for feeding the ducks, geese, and pigeons at a local pond.

Seeking work? Alligator hunters wanted in Florida

State wildlife officials are looking to hire alligator trappers in Martin and Palm Beach counties to help remove alligators in developed areas.

Toilet paper restrictions imposed on schoolchildren in Spain in latest austerity cuts

Schoolchildren in Catalonia are the latest victims of austerity cuts with authorities instructing them to limit their use of lavatory paper in a bid to save money.

Man accidentally gives away life savings hidden away in donated suit

There's a cynical old saying that "no good deed goes unpunished." That adage has proved true for an elderly Illinois man who accidentally gave away his entire life savings when making a clothing donation to his local Goodwill.

Man Sues Couple He Took Hostage; Jesse Dimmick: Couple Broke Deal Not To Tell Police

Can there be no trust between a kidnapper and his hostages? A man who held a Kansas couple hostage in their home while fleeing from authorities is suing them, claiming that they broke an oral contract made when he promised them money in exchange f...

On Santa's Naughty list! Frosty the Snowman arrested for 'brawling with police' during Christmas parade

Who says 'Frosty the Snowman' has to be jolly? A man in a 'Frosty the Snowman' costume was arrested Saturday during the annual Christmas parade in Chestertown, on Maryland's Eastern Shore. He's accused of scuffling with police and kicking at a pol...

Man rescued from quicksand in Utah after 8 hours

Utah authorities say they rescued a 25-year-old man who was stuck in a pool of quicksand for eight hours.

Woman purchases turkey with '07 expiration date

A Nashville woman was surprised to find that she had purchased a turkey from a local grocery store that had expired four years ago.

Groom hurls himself into river hours after marriage

Groom hurls himself into river hours after marriage

A Bronx groom hurled himself into the Harlem River over the weekend — just hours after exchanging marriage vows with his longtime love.

Police: Fake doc injected cement in woman's rear

A woman who wanted to work at a nightclub started searching for someone who could perform plastic surgery at a cheap price to give her a curvier body. Police say what she found was a woman posing as a doctor who filled her buttocks with cement, mi...

Thief Uses Crane to Lift Jeep off Lot

Michael Kaplan NBC Chicago 21.10.2011
Thief Uses Crane to Lift Jeep off Lot

A thief used a crane to literally lift a Jeep Wrangler off of a northern Indiana car lot Sunday.

Halloween Decoration Removed From Home After Being Called Racist

A Halloween display at a home in Brooklyn has been taken down after some called it a symbol of racism.

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