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That's The Ticket: Robbery Suspect Nabbed In Traffic Court

Associated Press | David Moye | Posted 01.08.2016 | Weird News

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man charged with robbing a Pittsburgh bank was jailed after he showed up to fight a traffic ticket in court. KDKA-TV...

Mushroom Suspect Takes Magic Mugshot

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.09.2015 | Weird News

This mushroom mug shot is magic.  David Kalb, 41, was arrested Monday evening after Pennsylvania state troopers discovered 70 psychedelic mushro...

Pennsylvania Officials Stumped Why Town Smelled Like Cat Pee

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.02.2015 | Weird News

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania environmental officials can't explain why residents of one city thought part of their town smelled like cat ...

Man Takes Ambulance For Joy Ride, Strands Patient, EMTs: Police

Associated Press | David Moye | Posted 11.30.2015 | Weird News

YORK, Pa. (AP) — Emergency workers in Pennsylvania got an unpleasant surprise when they wheeled a patient out of a home to their ambulance, onl...

Teen Accidentally Runs Marathon

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.24.2015 | Weird News

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania teenager's family says he accidentally ran all 26.2 miles of the Philadelphia Marathon because he mis...

Police Haul In Hoagie Hurler On Assault Charge

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.17.2015 | Weird News

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Police have given a New Jersey man special recognition for sandwich throwing: They locked him up. The Fairfax City Police D...

Escaped Zebras Run Amuck On Philly Streets

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.16.2015 | Weird News

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Elections Judge Ignores Polls So He Can Drive Jitney

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.04.2015 | Weird News

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a local judge of elections was arrested after allegedly failing to show up to ...

Phillie Phanatic Rappels Down City Skyscraper

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.23.2015 | Weird News

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Man Fired For Farting Too Much At Work: Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.03.2015 | Weird News

Richard Clem is in a stinky situation: His wife filed a lawsuit last month against their former employer who allegedly fired him for farting too much....

Robber Gets Sentenced, Then He Gets Hitched

Associated Press | David Moye | Posted 10.02.2015 | Weird News

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man sentenced to at least 20 years in prison in one Pennsylvania courtroom has followed that up by walking into anothe...

Informant Eats Heroin She Bought Undercover For Cops: Police

Associated Press | David Moye | Posted 10.02.2015 | Weird News

ALTOONA, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania woman has eaten some of the heroin she bought while working as an undercover informant for investi...

Suspect's Superman Shirt Was His Kryptonite: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.01.2015 | Weird News

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Police in the Philadelphia suburbs say the Man of Steal was undone by his Superman T-shirt. The Philadelphia Daily News...

Man Robs Nail Salon, But Gets Manicure First

Associated Press | David Moye | Posted 09.30.2015 | Weird News

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police are seeking a robbery suspect with nice nails. They say a man got a manicure at a nail salon on West Rockla...

Man Who Blamed Robberies On 'Evil Twin' Singled Out For Stiff Prison Sentence

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.22.2015 | Weird News

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man who claimed at trial that his "evil twin" robbed 10 gas stations, convenience and beer stores in eastern Pennsylvan...

Man Stabs Himself While Trying To Steal Phone, Police Say

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.17.2015 | Weird News

A Pennsylvania man is recovering after he accidentally stabbed himself while allegedly trying to steal a cellphone, according to CBS Pi...

Burglar Stuck On Elevator Forced To Call 911, Police Say

Associated Press | David Moye | Posted 09.08.2015 | Weird News

LAUREL, Del. (AP) — Authorities say a burglar who broke into a middle school got stuck on an elevator and was forced to call 911 for help. Loca...

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...