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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...

Girl, 4, Hops Bus In Search Of 3 A.M. Slushie

AP | Posted 03.27.2015 | Weird News

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 4-year-old girl has grabbed her purple raincoat, slipped out of her house at 3 a.m. and hopped a Philadelphia bus in search of...

Suspect Left Credit Card Used To Jimmy Garage Door: Cops

AP | Posted 03.25.2015 | Weird News

WEST SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) — State police in Pennsylvania say a trespassing suspect used his own credit card to jimmy open a garage door, then left it b...

Man Arrested For Skipping Jury Duty 11 Times

AP | Posted 03.25.2015 | Weird News

SOMERSET, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who skipped out on jury duty 11 times in the last two years has been arrested inside a courthouse while seek...

Man Accidentally Invited To Bachelor Party Will Come Anyway

AP | SEAN CARLIN | Posted 03.23.2015 | Weird News

You've heard of wedding crashers. Joey DiJulio is a bachelor party crasher, of sorts. For weeks, the suburban Seattle man found himself getting ema...

Professor Arrested After Pro-Venezuela Rant On Plane

AP | Posted 05.17.2015 | Crime

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Penn State University associate sociology professor says she doesn't know why her onboard speech about U.S.-Venezuela relation...

Grandmother Charged After Toddler Found Wandering In Only Boots

AP | Posted 03.06.2015 | Crime

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pittsburgh woman has been charged with endangering the welfare of her 2-year-old granddaughter after the girl was found outside ...

Man Bought Car Insurance Right After Crash: AG

AP | Posted 03.05.2015 | Weird News

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man called an insurance company from a crash scene to buy auto coverage and later claimed his wre...