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David Moye
David Moye is a pop culture journalist with 20 years experience writing on offbeat subjects. He is the former senior editor of Wireless Flash, a news agency that provided The Daily Show, Good Morning America and many other shows with guest booking and news segments. In his spare time, he plays AC/DC on the ukulele and does psychic readings for B-grade celebrities.

Entries by David Moye

Kentucky Sheriff Asks Drug Dealers To Turn In Competition

(2) Comments | Posted August 4, 2015 | 4:22 PM

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky sheriff's office has posted a flyer on its Facebook page asking drug dealers to turn in their rivals.

Multiple media outlets report the Franklin County Sheriff's Office posted the flyer Monday afternoon. It features an image of a marijuana leaf and...

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Woman Tries Eating Crack Cocaine In Front Of Cops, Police Say

(2) Comments | Posted August 4, 2015 | 2:31 PM

It sounds hard to swallow but police said a woman in Douglas, Georgia, was eating crack cocaine while officers arrested her.

Deputies in Coffee County stopped Linda Blank,...

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BASE Jumper's Parachute Hooked Directly Into His Flesh (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted August 4, 2015 | 11:03 AM

Josh Miramant is hooked on BASE jumping -- and those hooks are sunk into his back.

In May,...

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Inflatable Minion Causes 'Despicable' Traffic Jam In Dublin

(0) Comments | Posted August 3, 2015 | 3:26 PM

As popular as the minions are with filmgoers, they didn't have many fans with commuters in Dublin, Ireland, on Monday.

A giant inflatable Minion balloon somehow got loose of its restraints and rolled onto a road near the north part of the city, according to the

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Rare Albino Wallaby Seen Hopping Around British Countryside

(6) Comments | Posted August 3, 2015 | 1:50 PM

Wallaby damned! 

Caroline Phillips got a rare treat Friday afternoon while riding her horse near in Northhampshire, U.K....

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Florida Man Chews Off Fingerprints In Hopes Of Not Being ID'd

(5) Comments | Posted August 3, 2015 | 11:17 AM

Chew on this: A Florida man suspected of stealing a Mercedes Benz chewed off the tips of his...

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Florida Man Beats Up 100-Year-Old Mom For Feeding Cat, Police Say

(2) Comments | Posted July 31, 2015 | 4:02 PM

A 74-year-old Florida man is behind bars after police said he hit his 100-year-old mother in the head with a broom.

The reason? She was attempting to feed his cat, according to

David Corning, of Deland, was arrested Wednesday on battery charges stemming from the...

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Man Interrupts Marriage Proposal To Stop Restaurant Robbery

(3) Comments | Posted July 31, 2015 | 11:21 AM

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Man Calls Police Because Cat Ate His Bacon

(0) Comments | Posted July 31, 2015 | 6:35 AM

It's a bacon catastrophe!

A man in West Yorkshire called 999 with what he believed was a serious crime: His cat ate his bacon.

The undated call began with the caller being asked: "What's your emergency?"

The response: " girlfriend has let the cat eat my bacon," according to a...

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Burglary Suspect Found Asleep Surrounded By Chicken And Beer

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2015 | 6:36 PM

LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) — Chicken and beer make for a bad burglary.

A Florida family tells police they came home to chicken bones and empty beer bottles scattered about their kitchen floor and a would-be robber passed out on their couch.

The Palm Beach County...

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Ozzy The Cat Has Crossed Eyes, But We Think He's Purrrfect

(1) Comments | Posted July 30, 2015 | 2:10 PM

Ozzy the cat may have a strange look in his eyes, but in all other ways he's "purr-fectly"...

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Lex The Drug-Sniffing Dog Fails The Smell Test: Court

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2015 | 12:47 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — Lex the police dog from central Illinois is far from top dog in drug-sniffing skills.

That's the core finding of a potentially influential new ruling from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which considered the question of how much police should rely on...

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Emergency Call: 'My Cat Ate My Bacon!'

(3) Comments | Posted July 30, 2015 | 11:39 AM

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Groping Photo Creates Touchy Situation For Pennsylvania Teacher

(5) Comments | Posted July 29, 2015 | 7:13 PM

Things may be getting touchy for a teacher in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, because of a photo allegedly showing two female students touching her breasts.

The photo posted to Instagram shows Amy Douglas, a science and chemistry teacher for the Rochester Area School District, making a goofy face as two hands paw at her chest.

The photo was taken in May, around the time the district held its annual prom, which was organized and chaperones by Douglas, KDKA TV reports. 

The original photo caption read, “Everyone be jealous we got to touch Dougies boobs,” according to The photo's been deleted from Instagram and said it cropped out the faces of the students in the picture.

The students fondling Douglas were seniors at the time who've since graduated, according to the New York Daily News. 

Officials with the Rochester Area School District told reporters they aware of the photo and are...

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All Aboard! Highly Flammable Matchstick Train Rolls Into Ripley's

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2015 | 7:05 PM

It's a simple, down-home recipe.

Take one million matchsticks, 35 gallons of glue, and a patient artist named Pat Acton, who had 3,000 hours on his hands.

Mix it all together and, voila, you have the latest attraction at Ripley's Times Square -- a 22-foot-long, 9-foot-high, 750-pound choo-choo made almost entirely out of something you'd keep in your pocket to light a candle.

Indeed, this train, dubbed "Plane Loco," is bound for glory. But no smoking please, for obvious reasons. It's highly flammable. 

"This train is an incredible work on its own, but the fact that Pat built it one single matchstick at a time is what visitors will find truly mind-boggling," said Edward Meyer, Ripley's VP of Exhibits and Archives.

This behemoth takes its place alongside a 15-foot gorilla made entirely of car tires, a stunning portrait of Frank Sinatra rendered in butterfly wings, the world's largest collection of authentic shrunken heads and other bizarre Ripley's goodies.  

In true steampunk style, this train has wings, and can theoretically fly, though it came to Manhattan from Acton's Iowa studio by truck in 70 separate pieces. 

When kids visit, they can climb aboard into the engineer's cabin, pull the throttle, and work the breaks. 

The train covers a good portion of Ripley's main floor, nearly dwarfing the life-sized statue of Robert Wadlow, who, at 8-foot-11, was the world's tallest man.

Don't let the big train overshadow the rest of the "Odditorium," as it is called. After wandering around, HuffPost Vine artist Chaz Smith managed to have some fun in "The Black Hole."

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Man Who Used Rattlesnake As Weapon Has Used Hornets Before, Witness Says

(8) Comments | Posted July 29, 2015 | 4:22 PM

An Arizona man suspected of entering a home uninvited and threatening to kill residents had an unwitting and unwilling accomplice: A rattlesnake he picked up somewhere in the wild.

Nathaniel Buck Harrison, 38, of Oracle, was collared on July 23 after police said he entered a home and accused a man of "being a rat" who sent his friend to prison, according to

At some point during the altercation, Harrison broke a board over the 53-year-old victim's head, and tried to get his rattlesnake to bite the victim, police said.

Despite repeated efforts to get the snake to attack, nothing worked, according to

Police said Harrison made the victim kneel on the floor. Then he fired a handgun into a speaker on the floor near the victim's foot.

Deputies arrived after getting a 911 call about the shooting and set up a perimeter around the home, according to

The suspect eventually came out of the house and was taken into custody, but not before attempting to hide the pistol under a couch. Deputies found the snake and released it back into the wild without questioning.

Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu said he believed Harrison's case is the first where a victim attempted to use a venomous snake to kill or injure his victim, according to a press release.

However, Harrison is no stranger attacking people with help of the animal kingdom, according to Suzi Riddell, the manager of the Justice Mobile Home Park, where the assault took place.

"He has gone to other people that live in here with big hornet’s nests and tried to throw them in their door," Riddell told KVOA TV.  "He gets a crazy idea, and wants to go with it."

Harrison was arrested and charged with endangerment, aggravated assault, criminal trespassing, disorderly conduct with a weapon, possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a felony offense, unlawful discharge of a firearm and threatening and intimidating.

He remains in custody on a $50,000...

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Body Camera Captures Vicious Knife Attack On British Cops (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted July 29, 2015 | 2:54 PM

Two police officers in Northhamptonshire, UK, are being honored for the way they faced down a knife attack in...

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Florida Mom Chased Boy With Knife For Bugging Her Daughter, Cops Say

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2015 | 11:14 AM

When Shakella Quinn saw her daughter get into a playground argument with a fifth grade boy, she felt obliged to defend the girl's honor -- by allegedly chasing the boy with a knife.

Police in Boca Raton, Florida, arrested 27-year-old Quinn on July 22 on charges of...

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$150,000 Stolen After ATM Workers Leave Cash On Lawn

(4) Comments | Posted July 28, 2015 | 2:38 PM

The phrase "a day late and a dollar short" has never been more appropo.

Police in Mahwah, New...

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Formerly 41 Pound Cat Now A Svelte 19 Pounds

(0) Comments | Posted July 27, 2015 | 3:31 PM

DALLAS (AP) — A former 41-pound cat dubbed Skinny has lost more than half of his weight to become the darling of a Dallas veterinary clinic.

Dr. Brittney Barton says the orange tabby she adopted in 2013 has slimmed to 19 pounds with exercise and a special diet. Barton calls...

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