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Man Slapped With FELONY For Releasing Balloons

Posted 02.25.2013 | Weird News

This blows. Police say Anthony Brasfield, 40, was spending Sunday morning with his girlfriend, Shaquina Baxter, when he released 12 heart-shaped he...

Dad Calls Giving Baby Bleach 'Probably The Dumbest Decision I Ever Made'

Posted 02.20.2013 | Crime

A Florida man allegedly fed his 2-month-old daughter bleach because he thought it could help cure her congestion. "This would probably be the dumbe...

Man 'Scratching Balls' Incites Domestic Ruckus: Cops

Posted 02.20.2013 | Weird News

Awww, nuts! Ronald Howard Jr. of Bradenton, Fla. was sitting on the couch scratching his testicles Monday, the Sun Sentinel reported, when his liv...

Carnal Couple Crashes Into House

Posted 02.19.2013 | Weird News

Their night started with a bang, and ended with a bang. A Florida couple allegedly getting intimate in their car smashed all the way through a Dayt...

Burglar Tries To Disguise Self As The Sun: Cops

Posted 02.08.2013 | Weird News

He's not the brightest star in the Solar System. Brett Eric Drachenburg, 51, is accused of stealing a towel, then trying to disguise himself as "Th...

Teens Save Kids From Would-Be Kidnapper Claiming To Be 'Obama': Cops

Posted 02.06.2013 | Weird News

A mother who scolded a rowdy group of teenagers told officers that three of the teens later sprang into action to defend her children from a would-be ...

Failed Tampon Thief Hides Has Terrible Hiding Spot: Cops

Posted 02.06.2013 | Weird News

What a bloody mess. Police say Alyson Strosser, 47, attempted to steal tampons, cosmetics, wine, laundry detergent and Crystal Light drink mix from...

As Father Kills 2 Sons, He Tells Wife 'You're Going To Live With This'

Posted 02.04.2013 | Crime

A man strangled his two sons in the South Florida home of his estranged wife, telling her she would live to suffer from the pain of their deaths befor...

This Was Not A YouTube Prank

Posted 02.01.2013 | Miami

Tuesday police responded to a call that a woman was running around kicking strangers in the genitals in Bradenton, according to Manatee County Sheriff...

Armed Would-Be Carjackers Foiled By Stick Shift

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.20.2013 | Weird News

Seriously, officer, we didn't start anything. Two armed men attempted to carjack a Corvette Sunday night, Orlando police say, but were unable to fi...

Die-Hard Romantic Allegedly Robs Waffle Houses To Pay Off Girlfriend's Probation

Posted 01.28.2013 | Weird News

What a catch. Marquis Baldwin, 22, of Pensacola, Fla., allegedly robbed four businesses between Nov. 20 and Jan. 9 in an attempt to get enough mone...

Woman Shoots Ex Who Rode On Top Of Car For 10 Miles: Cops

Posted 01.28.2013 | Crime

He had trouble letting go. Lamark D. Tucker Sr., 36, rode for 10 miles on top of his ex-girlfriend's car while threatening her, according to a new...

David Lohr

After 7 Years, Tearful Parents Ask, 'Where's Jennifer Kesse?'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

Seven years ago on Thursday, the lives of Drew Kesse and his family were forever changed by the sudden and unexplained disappearance of his daughter, ...

Rough Day For Alleged Violent Naked Pooping Masturbator

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Weird News

In Florida, there are violent people, naked people, poopers and masturbators -- but rarely is one man the total package. When Tony and LaDonna Land...

Man Jailed For Stalking: 'I Am Not Going To Stop'

Posted 01.22.2013 | Crime

A Florida man arrested for stalking his ex-girlfriend flat-out told authorities that he was not going to stop, Palm Beach County deputies say. Jame...

Man Who Had Sex With Donkey Back In The Slammer

Posted 01.22.2013 | Weird News

A Florida man convicted of engaging in sexual activity with a miniature donkey has landed himself in hot water again. Carlos Romero, 32, was out on...

Man Steals Steaks, Wine To 'Impress A Lady,' Cops Say

Posted 01.16.2013 | Weird News

The New York Times is wrong: Courtship is not dead. James Flenniken, 48, went all-out for an upcoming date by allegedly stealing about $80 worth of...

iTheft: Woman Allegedly Holds iPhone Hostage

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 01.16.2013 | Weird News

"Siri, is this considered stealing?" A Port Charlotte, Fla. woman was arrested on Monday after she found a woman's iPhone4 in a Walmart restroom a...

PAWS UP: Dog Abducted At Gunpoint

Megan Griffo | Posted 01.15.2013 | Weird News

This Bueller wasn't just playing hookey. Bueller, a French Bulldog allegedly taken at gunpoint in Tampa, Fla., was returned safely to his owner, De...

Child Sex Sting Operation Leads To Big Bust

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.15.2013 | Crime

Teachers, students, businessmen and tourists were nabbed in a weeklong operation targeting child sex predators in Florida. Fifty suspects were roun...

CLASS ACT: Teacher Allegedly Offers Cop Oral Sex

Posted 01.15.2013 | Weird News

'A' for effort? Middle school math teacher Mary Maloney allegedly offered oral sex to a police officer after being nabbed for a hit-and-run in Palm...

78 Arrests Made In Massive Prostitution Sting (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.15.2013 | Crime

Some are married. Some had drugs on them. Some were porn stars. One was a police academy trainee. Another is a microbiologist. The 78 people arrested ...

Jealous Wife Allegedly Poops On Floor In Retaliation

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 08.19.2013 | Weird News

That'll show him. Police say Brenda Schumann, 51, defecated and urinated on the floor, then went on an armed rampage through the house after discov...

LOOK: Police Seize Meth Found In Baby's Shoe

Posted 01.03.2013 | Crime

The discovery of more than 40 grams of meth -- including a bag stuffed in a one-year-old's shoe -- led to the New Year's Eve arrest of three people in...

Man Called Mom For Ride Home After Failed Robbery: Cops

Posted 01.03.2013 | Weird News

When your mother said you should call her more, this wasn't what she meant. Zachariah Dalton Howard, 22, allegedly tried to rob a convenience sto...