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Attorney Drops 2-Ounce Bag Of Pot In Court

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.19.2015 | Weird News

A defense lawyer who left a baggie containing two ounces of marijuana on a courtroom bench has agreed to pay a $150 fine to resolve the infraction. ...

Man Arrested For Alleged Aggressive Mopping

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.15.2014 | Weird News

When John Thornton visited the Double Tree Hotel in Bristol, Connecticut, on Monday night, he apparently did not like the mop job being done by a fema...

David Lohr

Would You Live In A Haunted House?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.25.2013 | Weird News

Gone are the days where ghostly manifestations will stigmatize the sale of a haunted home. According to realtor.com's 2013 "Haunted Housing Report...

WATCH: News Anchor Eats Cat Vomit

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.10.2013 | Weird News

Gross, disgusting and totally repulsive are words that will no doubt come to mind when you watch a new viral video of a news anchor snacking on gooey,...

Biker Shot Self, Blamed Made-Up, Hoodie-Wearing Gang

Posted 08.30.2013 | Weird News

Talk about shooting yourself in the foot -- or the leg, as the case may be. Police say Wendell Docteur, 22, accidentally shot himself while riding ...

WATCH: Mom Chucks Baby Aside For Brawl On Bus

Posted 04.15.2013 | Weird News

The babies on the bus go fly-y-ying. Police in Hartford, Conn., are investigating a video that shows a woman tossing a child aside on the bus befor...

Tween Lovers Run Away To Elope: Police

Posted 02.19.2013 | Weird News

Ah, young love. Two Connecticut sweethearts left their parents in a panic last weekend when they disappeared in an apparent attempt to elope, poli...

Woman Allegedly Gets DUI After Chugging Hand Sanitizer

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.16.2012 | Weird News

A Connecticut woman may have learned the hard way not to mix hand sanitizer and highways. Jennifer Amanda Wilcox, 36, was charged with driving unde...

Virgin Mary Statue Beheaded; Owner Calls It A Hate Crime

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.06.2012 | Weird News

Usually, gnome news is good news, but it's terrible for Darlene Fraga -- and her Virgin Mary statue. Vandals snuck on to Fraga's property in Windso...

SLEEP ROBBER? This Man Claims He Was Sleepwalking While Robbing A Woman At Knifepoint

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 08.07.2012 | Crime

NEW LONDON, Conn. - A Connecticut man accused of attempting to rob a woman at knifepoint in an elevator at the Mohegan Sun casino says he was sleepwa...

BOTTLED UP: Message In A Bottle Travels 4,000 Miles From Connecticut To England

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.05.2012 | Weird News

Back in October 2010, Jerry Pope had a bottle he wanted to toss. But instead of recycling it, he decided to stick in a message and throw it into th...

Divorcing Couple Told To Swap Facebook Passwords

Newser.com | David Moye | Posted 01.10.2012 | Weird News

A judge has ordered a feuding Connecticut couple to turn their passwords for Facebook and dating sites over to each other's divorce lawyers. The un...

Mom Calls Cops On Son For Not Cleaning Up Mess

Posted 12.07.2011 | Weird News

If you don't pick up after yourself, you risk getting grounded -- or even arrested. Luis Perez was booked on disorderly conduct charges after his m...

Two Connecticut Women Arrested For 'Stick Up' Joke

Manchester Patch | Posted 10.22.2011 | Weird News

A pair of Manchester women were arrested on robbery charges earlier this week after they walked into a local liquor store and told the clerk to open t...

Lee Speigel

No Need To Call Ghostbusters -- Just Use Your Paranormal Phone App

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 10.09.2011 | Weird News

If there's something strange in your neighborhood, if there's something weird and it don't look good, who ya gonna call -- on your smartphone? When...