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You're Under Arrest, Sucker!

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.15.2015 | Weird News

A woman in Waltham, Massachusetts, who was arrested for allegedly assaulting a cop, resisting arrest, and attempting to flee from custody, may have wa...

Lee Speigel

Circular Glowing UFOs Perform Odd Maneuvers Above Massachusetts (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 01.17.2015 | Weird News

This video will finally make you believe -- that video editing software has come a long way. There are a slew of inconsistencies in this UFO video,...

Have You Seen This Inflatable Santa Slasher?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.05.2015 | Weird News

Somebody in Concord, New Hampshire apparently hates seeing Christmas decorations after December 26. Police there are searching for a Grinch or Scro...

Maserati Patrol Car Raises Police Suspicions

Associated Press | Posted 08.12.2014 | Weird News

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — Police patrol cars are usually Fords or Chryslers, not Maseratis. So when a patrolman in Braintree, Massachusetts, spotte...

THIS SUCKS: Parakeet Gets Stuck In Vacuum Cleaner

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.06.2014 | Weird News

A parakeet who got sucked up into a Shop-Vac is getting by on a wing and a prayer. "Birdie," a 8-year-old parakeet belonging to Marie Margarone of ...

Boy Accidentally Reenacts Tongue-Sticking Scene From 'A Christmas Story'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.14.2014 | Weird News

A middle school student in Easthampton, Mass., is feeling licked after getting his tongue stuck on a metal pole. The student, whose name has not be...

LOOK: 6-Clawed Lobster Finds New Home

Posted 09.09.2013 | Weird News

At least one lobster has managed to stay out of hot water this summer. Lola, a six-clawed lobster caught off the coast of Hyannis, Mass., was donat...

Woman Allegedly Assaults Sandwich Maker Over 'Too Many Pickles'

Posted 05.14.2013 | Weird News

If you pick a peck of pickled peppers, this chick might punch you in the face. Tina Drouin, 49, turned a little sour when a sandwich maker in Quinc...

Jesus Christ! Sign From Above Found Down Low

Posted 03.26.2013 | Weird News

Move over Shroud of Turin, there's a new theological tarp in town. What looks like a paint-stained cloth to some is nothing less than the glorious...

Thief Stuffs PBR Cans Down Pants, Claims They're His Penis: Cops

Posted 03.06.2013 | Weird News

And he would've gotten away with it, too, if -- no, no he wouldn't have. Jonathan Scull, 26, allegedly tried to steal two cans of beer from a liquo...

You'll Never Guess What Caused This Car To Explode

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.29.2013 | Weird News

A keyless remote was the key to how a 2012 Honda Civic suddenly exploded in the parking lot of a Stoneham, Mass., shopping center Sunday afternoon. ...

Air Force Can't Explain Diamond-Shaped UFO

Lee Speigel | Posted 01.25.2013 | Weird News

It's taken over two weeks for the Air Force to suggest that a UFO reported over Massachusetts may have only been a huge cargo plane, but even they're ...

Man Gets Ticket After Getting Run Over By Own Truck

Posted 11.28.2012 | Weird News

This guy just can't catch a brake. A Lynn, Mass. man was issued a traffic citation on Monday after being run over by his own pickup truck. Polic...

RANSOM NOTE: If You Want To See The Rest Of The Flamingos...

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.07.2012 | Weird News

Arthur O'Neil is not exactly tickled pink after having 40 flamingo statues stolen from his yard in the last four months. O'Neil, a retiree in Mansf...

Girl Bitten By Rabid Bat After Stranger Tells Her To Hold It

Posted 07.25.2012 | Weird News

Beware of strangers bearing bats. Ten-year-old JoJo Keefe of Spencer, Massachusetts was with her family at a local park last week when she and some...

Alleged Thief Got Stuck Under Garage Door During Attempted Robbery

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.27.2012 | Weird News

Manuel Fernandes allegedly attempted to rob a Rent-A-Center in Brockton, Mass., and instead he had nine hours of his life stolen from him. Police s...

RABBIT RUCKUS: This Statue Has War Veterans Hopping Man

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.17.2012 | Weird News

War veterans in Dedham, Mass., are up in arms over a giant bunny statue. The large fiberglass bunny -- which was originally named "Leroy" before it...

Woman's Torso Sent To The Wrong Address

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.23.2012 | Weird News

Part of a dead woman's body was mistakenly sent to the BJ's Wholesale headquarters in Westborough, Mass. on Friday -- all because of an itty bitty shi...

WATCH: This Is The World's Fastest Robot

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2012 | Weird News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- A four-legged robot known as the Cheetah lived up to its name on Monday, setting a new land speed record for legged robots by ...

WATCH: This Is The World's Fastest Robot

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2012 | Weird News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- A four-legged robot known as the Cheetah lived up to its name on Monday, setting a new land speed record for legged robots by ...

PHOTOS: Rhode Island Bakery Offers 'TSA-Approved' Cupcakes

Posted 01.17.2012 | Travel

UPDATE, 1/17: Baker Kelly Colgan emails HuffPost Travel to report that one of her cupcakes successfully passed TSA screening at T.F. Green Internation...

Weird Advertisements Bring Together Classical Music And Crime Scene Cleanup

Reuters | Posted 02.26.2012 | Weird News

By Tim McLaughlin BOSTON, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Who says beautiful music and blood spatter cleanup can't go together. When Ch...

Fowl Play: City Threatens 80-Year-Old 'Bird Lady' With Jail

Posted 12.08.2011 | Crime

This law is for the birds, but it shouldn't be, according to an 80-year-old woman who's defied a Massachusetts town rule that bans feeding ducks and g...

Caller Threatens To 'Shoot Up' Radio Station For Not Playing His Song

Posted 11.30.2011 | Weird News

Don't you hate it when there's nothing good on the radio? An angry ex-deejay jonesing for a specific tune took his aural frustration too far when...

Buck Wolf

WATCH: Nobel Prize Winners Get Silly -- It's Ig Nobel Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Buck Wolf | Posted 11.29.2011 | Weird News

Can a strong urge to urinate impair your ability to drive? Is yawning contagious? Will motorists stop double-parking if you threaten to flatten their ...