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Man Who Planned 'Perfect Murder' Sentenced To 26 Years

David Lohr | Posted 05.02.2014 | Crime

An Australian man who prosecutors say authored a systematic plan to commit the "perfect murder," fell short of his goal, costing him more than just hi...

Pothead Robs 7-11 With Chainsaw

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.12.2014 | Weird News

What a pothead! An Australian teenager has been arrested for robbing a 7-11 gas station with a chainsaw while wearing a flower pot over his head. ...

Teens Allegedly Murdered Baseball Player 'For The Fun Of It'

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 10.20.2013 | Crime

DUNCAN, Okla. — With a motive that's both chilling and simple – to break up the boredom of an Oklahoma summer – three teenagers rand...

WATCH: Purse Snatcher Breaks Through Glass Window To Escape

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.01.2013 | Crime

Police in Perth, Australia, are looking for a man who stole a purse from a 50-year-old at a local shopping center along with an accomplice. One sus...

Teen Impersonates Doctor, Prescribes Meds, Gets Arrested

Posted 02.02.2013 | Crime

A 17-year-old Australian boy was arrested on Friday for impersonating a physician at several hospitals in Adelaide, where he allegedly wore fake crede...

David Lohr

Teacher Assigns Students Shocking Serial Killer Homework

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.03.2012 | Weird News

A high school principal in Australia has ordered a ninth-grade teacher to withdraw an assignment in which students were supposed to detail the life, c...

PRIEST vs. PRIEST: Ear Bitten Off Elderly Parking Stall Brawl

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.11.2012 | Weird News

It's a holy war! An 80-year-old Catholic priest bit off another priest's ear and socked him in the face over a parking spot in Australia, according...

CAUGHT ON TAPE: Cops Taser Man To Death Over Cookie Theft

Posted 03.21.2012 | Crime

Cops Tasered and killed an Australian resident on Sunday over what may have been a stolen packet of cookies. The unidentified victim apparently wen...

Thieves Steal Urn With Baby's Cremated Ashes, Parents 'Devastated'

Posted 02.10.2012 | Crime

A horrified family is pleading with thieves to return the ashes of their 4-month-old daughter. The family entered their home in Melbourne, Australi...

Gun In A Prosthetic Leg: Operation!

Posted 01.02.2012 | Weird News

Some people are so well armed, they're armed in their legs. Medical professionals at St. Vincents Hospital in Sydney's St. Vincent's Hospital were ...

Tampon Tosser Says Her Life Is Ruined

Posted 01.01.2012 | Weird News

One week after tossing her tampon at a McDonald's drive-thru employee, a 27-year-old Australian reportedly says that she has "pretty much lost everyth...

Collar Bomb Hoax Suspect To Face Charges In Australia

AP | By BRETT BARROUQUERE | Posted 11.15.2011 | Crime

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- An Australian investment banker who is wanted on charges of placing a fake bomb around a student's neck in an attempt to extort mon...

Carl Williams, Australia's 'Smiling Assassin', Killed In High Security Prison

Telegraph | Bonnie Malkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Carl Williams, Australia's most notorious underworld killer, was supposed to be safe from assassination in prison. ...

Wheelchair-Bound Tourist Viciously Beaten At Train Station (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Police in Australia have charged two assailants who beat a wheelchair-bound Canadian tourist with a metal bar. The man, 35, had been heading to his g...