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Tantalizing Theory Emerges After UFO Sighting In Lightning Storm

The Huffington Post | Lee Speigel | Posted 08.13.2015 | Weird News

As storm clouds gathered over Oak Park, Illinois, on the evening of July 13, an individual, videotaping an impressive display of heat lightning, also ...

Election Comes Down To... A Coin Toss?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.27.2012 | Weird News

Democracy is supposed to be of the people, by the people and for the people. When that doesn't work, it's time for an old standard -- like a coin toss...

Andy Campbell

From Beauty Queen To Buck Hunter: Life After Miss Wisconsin Rules (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.19.2012 | Weird News

You've played Big Buck Hunter, the bar video game in which you drunkenly blast away at fleeing deer with a fake plastic rifle as beautiful babes wink ...

Woman Chased Visitors With Pooper Scooper, Police Say

Quad-Cities Online | Posted 06.27.2012 | Crime

Nobody was hurt when a woman allegedly chased two people out of her house with a pooper-scooper Monday....

FOUR! Two Women Charged With Baring Breasts On Golf Course

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.13.2012 | Weird News

Illinois golfers were given a double bogey on Monday afternoon, as two blondes reportedly flashed them in broad daylight on the golf course. Alicia...

AMAZING X-RAYS: Nail In Brain, Knife Through Eye Socket And More

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 03.22.2012 | Weird News

The 3-and-a-half-inch nail pulled from a Chicago man's head turned doctors at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill., into heroes -- and mad...

David Moye

WATCH: Guinness Declares Illinois Woman The World's Shortest Woman

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.19.2011 | Weird News

Bridgette Jordan may be the world's shortest woman, but she's long on heart. Jordan, a 22-year-old student at Kaskasia College in Centralia, Ill., ...

Biker Injured After Crashing Into Urinal

Patch | Posted 11.13.2011 | Weird News

A motorcyclist ended up in the hospital Monday morning when he hit a stainless steel urinal that had fallen off a flatbed truck on a highway near Chic...

Man Busted For Allegedly Taunting, Injuring Police Dog

Plainfield Patch | Posted 10.26.2011 | Weird News

An Illinois man has been arrested for allegedly taunting a police dog and slamming its head with a car door....

Floating Foot In Lake Came From Nobody Important

Posted 10.11.2011 | Weird News

Authorities thought they were searching a lake for a drowned person, but were relieved when they discovered the victim was a dummy. A boy fishing ...

Man Who Returned $17K Fined For Lying About Where He Found The Money

Posted 08.30.2011 | Chicago

Next time he may not be such a good samaritan. A man who returned $17,021 that he discovered in a plastic bag near an ATM has been fined $500 for...

David Lohr

Expert: Sex Ranking List Of High School Girls Not Criminal

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.12.2011 | Chicago

A 17-year-old high school student from a Chicago suburb was arrested Monday for allegedly creating and distributing a list of 50 classmates ranked in ...