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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 03.17.2015 | 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...

Kids Given 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Word Search Puzzles In Class

AP | Posted 02.11.2015 | Weird News

MONESSEN, Pa. (AP) — Parents in a Pennsylvania school district are turning 50 shades of red over word search puzzles given to middle school students...

Man Steals $500 Left At Drive-Thru Bank Window: Cops

AP | Posted 02.09.2015 | Weird News

CLEARFIELD, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania man hoping to pass a fraudulent check instead stole $500 when he found that much money left behind ...

BOTTOMS UP! Cops Allegedly Find Driver Sitting Pantless On Whisky Bottle

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.31.2015 | Weird News

A woman arrested on suspicion of DUI made a memorable impression on officers for allegedly sitting naked on top of an empty bottle of whisky. Justi...

Candy Shop Makes Deflated Chocolate Football

AP | Posted 01.29.2015 | Weird News

CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania candy maker is getting a big kick out of the New England Patriots' scandal over some deflated footballs. Th...

Man Who Died In 2012 Reappointed To County Board

AP | Posted 01.29.2015 | Weird News

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Officials in western Pennsylvania are trying to figure out how a man who's been dead for more than two years wound up being re...

Hunter Criticized After Killing Beloved Albino Deer Donates Meat

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2015 | Weird News

By Kevin Murphy (Reuters) - A Missouri man, criticized after he killed an albino deer that had been a community favorite, said on Thursd...

Woman Stabs Boyfriend For Eating Thanksgiving Dinner Early: Cops

AP | Posted 11.28.2014 | Crime

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania woman chased her boyfriend around a dining room and stabbed him in the chest because he started e...

SUV Slams Into Horse-Drawn Buggy; 7 Injured

AP | Posted 12.01.2014 | Crime

KIRKWOOD, Pa. (AP) — Police say an SUV slammed into a horse-drawn buggy that missed a stop sign, injuring seven people in Pennsylvania Dutch country...

Woman Accidentally Drops Cocaine On Police Station Floor: Cops

AP | Posted 11.28.2014 | Weird News

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a woman being cited for public drunkenness in Pennsylvania accidentally dropped a baggie of crack cocaine on t...

Ugly Christmas Tree Getting Single Red Bulb

AP | Posted 11.27.2014 | Weird News

READING, Pa. (AP) — A much-maligned public Christmas tree in Pennsylvania is getting the Charlie Brown treatment. Officials in Reading (RED'-ing) s...

Man Found Sleeping In School With Glass Pipe, Synthetic Pot

AP | Posted 11.25.2014 | Weird News

LANGHORNE, Pa. (AP) — Police outside Philadelphia say they found a man sleeping in a school hallway with a glass smoking pipe and a bag of synthetic...

Man Stole 610 Combat Helmets: Feds

AP | Posted 11.21.2014 | Weird News

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania state worker has been accused of stealing 610 combat helmets and faces federal charges. The Philadelph...

Man Almost Eats Chicken That Looks Like Jesus

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.17.2014 | Weird News

Ernesto Hernandez was just about to bite into a chicken breast Friday night when he saw something bizarre. "I was about to bite my piece and it loo...

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WATCH: Black Bear Cub Enjoys Family's Backyard Pool

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.06.2014 | Weird News

A black bear cub took a break from the rigors of fall foraging Thursday to wet his heels in a family's backyard pool. "When I came outside on our d...

Walmart Robbery Suspect Leaves Behind 1-Year-Old Girl

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.02.2014 | Weird News

A Pennsylvania woman suspected of robbing a Walmart is also accused of leaving her 1-year-old niece behind. Djuna M. Tansmore, 48, was arrested Thu...

DUI Suspect Lets 8-Year-Old Nephew Steer Car: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.26.2014 | Weird News

If you're going to drink, don't pick a designated driver who can't get his learner's permit until 2022. A Pennsylvania DUI suspect is parked in a ...

Stolen Barack Obama Statue Returned To Owner

AP | Posted 08.22.2014 | Weird News

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — Police have returned a life-size statue of President Barack Obama that went missing from its owner's northeastern Pennsylva...

Woman Downloaded Child Porn To Frame Hubby: Jury

Newser.com | Posted 08.22.2014 | Crime

A Pennsylvania jury convicted a woman on Wednesday of downloading child pornography onto the family computer and trying to blame it on her husband. ...