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Pennsylvania Weird

Couple's New Home Burns To Ground As Deed Is Signed

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.27.2015 | Weird News

MEYERSDALE, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania couple who bought a neighboring vacant house because they feared it was a fire hazard was right: I...

Woman Finds Intruder Taking Shower, Doing Laundry

Associated Press | David Moye | Posted 08.24.2015 | Weird News

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say a woman found an intruder taking a shower and doing his laundry at her home when she woke up. Tro...

Man Wanted For Throwing Pornographic Paper Airplane

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.18.2015 | Weird News

This definitely wasn't a flight on a Virgin airline.   Pittsburgh police are warning the public about a man accused of tossing a pornog...

911 Center Has Bed Bugs: Who Do They Call?

Associated Press | David Moye | Posted 08.14.2015 | Weird News

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Western Pennsylvania's largest 911 dispatch center has its own emergency: It's infested with bed bugs. Allegheny County Eme...

Groundhog Gets Head Stuck In Tin Can

Associated Press | David Moye | Posted 08.12.2015 | Weird News

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — One lucky groundhog might live to see another Groundhog Day thanks to authorities in eastern Pennsylvania. The creature r...

Man Assaults Brother For Not Sharing Big Macs, Police Say

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.12.2015 | Weird News

A Pennsylvania man had a big beef with his brother over a Big Mac, and now he's facing assault charges. Thomas Veres, 47, was arrested early Wednesda...

Mother And Daughter Arrested For Shooting Heroin At Gas Station

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.12.2015 | Crime

  A mother and daughter face child endangerment and other charges after police said they shot heroin in front of a baby. Courtney Jordi...

Venomous Spiders Force Penn. School To Close For 3rd Time

Associated Press | David Moye | Posted 07.31.2015 | Weird News

MERCERSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school district has closed one of its elementary schools due to an infestation of venomous spid...

Groping Photo Creates Touchy Situation For Pennsylvania Teacher

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.29.2015 | Weird News

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

Man Calls 911 To Get Air Conditioner Fixed, Police Say

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.23.2015 | Weird News

A Pennsylvania man was apparently blowing hot air when he called 911 to get help with his air conditioner. Police in Indiana County say Travis J....

Man Found Naked In Hog Barn Tells Police, 'I Just Like Pigs'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.10.2015 | Weird News

Larry William Henry really likes pigs -- so much that he's not allowed near them. When authorities found Henry drunk and naked in a hog barn near M...

Hungry Labrador Eats 62 Hair Bands, 8 Pairs Of Underwear

AP | Posted 07.10.2015 | Weird News

MARS, Pa. (AP) — This hungry Labrador has some unusual taste buds. A Pennsylvania veterinarian retrieved 62 hair bands, eight pairs of underwear ...

Man Robs Same Bank 5 Years Later, Police Say

AP | Posted 07.01.2015 | Weird News

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia man robbed a New Jersey bank four months after he was released from prison for robbing the same place five...

Bank Robber Busted After He Stops For Biscuits

AP | Posted 06.18.2015 | Weird News

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who was arrested for robbing a western Pennsylvania bank when he stopped to eat biscuits at a nearby restaurant will sp...

Man Robs Bank Using Sex Toy Disguised As Bomb

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.16.2015 | Weird News

A Pennsylvania man accused of using a bomb to rob a bank Monday afternoon says his weapon of choice was actually just a vibrator wrapped in duct tape....

Happy New Year! On Mars!

AP | Posted 06.16.2015 | Weird News

MARS, Pa. (AP) — Earth to Mars: Happy New Year! That's the sentiment being offered this weekend in Mars, Pennsylvania, as NASA and other space enth...

Bus Slogan Nixed Because It's A Racial Slur When Read Backwards

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.05.2015 | Weird News

The Port Authority of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, is changing a longtime slogan on its buses after commuters complained that it spells out a racia...

Firefighters Get Girl, 6,To Help Rescue Kitten

AP | Posted 05.29.2015 | Weird News

LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Firefighters were too big to rescue a kitten from a storm drain in south-central Pennsylvania, but a 6-year-old girl's size pr...

Dad Uses Daughter, 9, To Scam Girl Scout Cookie Buyers: Cops

AP | Posted 05.07.2015 | Weird News

APOLLO, Pa. (AP) — A man used his 9-year-old daughter as a ploy to collect money for Girl Scout cookies he never ordered or delivered, police said. ...

Man Stole 35 Guitars Through Hole In Storage Unit Roof: Cops

AP | Posted 05.01.2015 | Weird News

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A New Jersey man is accused of stealing enough musical equipment to outfit quite a few bands. Philadelphia police said Friday...

Man Stuffed $300 Bribe Into City Worker's Pants: Prosecutors

AP | Posted 04.30.2015 | Weird News

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia man is facing a bribery charge after prosecutors say he stuffed $300 into a city worker's pants during a property...

WATCH: Brazen Bra Bandits Rob Victoria's Secret

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.30.2015 | Weird News

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Newly released surveillance video shows two women were behind the latest bra heist at a northeast Pennsylvania mall. The...

Vibrating Mailbox Shuts Down Town Square

AP | Posted 04.29.2015 | Weird News

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Police were picking up some bad vibrations from a buzzing mailbox in a Pennsylvania town, enough to prompt them to shut down ...

Manure Slogan Contest Produces Some Crappy Entries

AP | Posted 04.24.2015 | Weird News

Entries are piling up for a slogan contest being held this year by the North American Manure Expo. The trade show, now in its 13th year, showcases ...

Driver Cruised For Miles With Man On Hood: Cops

AP | Posted 04.21.2015 | Weird News

PITTSBURGH (AP) — State police say a Pittsburgh man drove for several miles through seven communities with another man clinging to the hood of his v...