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Weird Michigan

Is 'Fowling,' A Bizarre Bowling-Football, The Next Big Sport?

Associated Press | David Moye | Posted 07.21.2015 | Weird News

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area entrepreneur believes he has scored a touchdown with his new business idea. Or thrown a strike. Actually,...

Intruder Allegedly Tells Victim: 'You're Going To Smoke Some Weed With Me!'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.17.2015 | Weird News

A man in Cadillac, Michigan, had a shocking wake-up call early Wednesday when a knife-wielding intruder insisted they get high together, police say. ...

Have You Seen This Trash Bag-Wearing Robber?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.16.2015 | Weird News

If you see a man walking around Sturgis, Michigan, in trash bags, contact the local police department right away. Police said an armed robber dress...

Police Hope Squirrel Mug Shot Helps Nab Nut Thief

AP | Posted 07.07.2015 | Weird News

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police in suburban Detroit are having a little fun while asking for help from the public in figuring out who swiped ro...

Animal Control Officer Thinks Stuffed Tiger Is Real

AP | Posted 05.29.2015 | Weird News

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — An animal control worker in Michigan was convinced he was looking at a young tiger lying in a driveway, so he approached ...

David Lohr

PIG MOVEMENT: Giggles The Pig Runs For Mayor Against 2 Convicted Felons

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.18.2015 | Weird News

Politics in Flint, Michigan, got a whole lot dirtier with the announcement that Giggles the pig has put her curly tail into the ring as candidate for ...

Woman Lives At Big Box Store For 2 Days Before 'Eviction'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.15.2015 | Weird News

A woman apparently found all the comforts of home at a Michigan department store, where she lived for two days before her "eviction." The unidentif...

Man Tries To Vote Only To Discover He's Dead

AP | Posted 11.13.2014 | Weird News

LEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Dale Hopfinger ran into a problem while trying to vote in Michigan: He was told he was dead. An election worker even tol...

Man Sorry For Tossing Drug-filled Football Into Prison

AP | Posted 09.17.2014 | Weird News

JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man is apologizing for trying to throw a football loaded with drugs and cellphones into a state prison yard. Chris...

Walmart Shoplifting Suspect Used Wheelchair Cart For Getaway: Cops

AP | Posted 09.10.2014 | Weird News

FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police in Michigan say they arrested a shoplifting suspect following her slow-speed getaway in a $1,200 motorized w...

Dollar Store Manager Fired After Spraying Febreze In Alleged Shoplifter's Face

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.12.2014 | Weird News

When Gavyn Edlinger attempted to spray Febreze in an alleged shoplifter's face, he became an Internet sensation. He also became unemployed. Last...

No Charges For Man Who Drove Cross-country With Corpse

AP | Posted 06.06.2014 | Weird News

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Police say a Detroit-area man won't face charges after he failed to immediately tell authorities that his girlfriend had died d...

Man Drives Corpse From Arizona To Michigan

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 08.04.2014 | Crime

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man was so determined to get to Michigan from Arizona that he refused to stop and contact authorities after one of his...

CURSE IT! Teen Fined $200 For Swearing

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.19.2014 | Weird News

A Michigan teenager is saying "WTF" after being fined $200 for cursing near a playground. Last month, Colin Andersen, 19, was hanging with his frie...

US Postal Service Still Trying To Deliver Letter Sent In 1945

AP | Posted 07.14.2014 | Weird News

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — In 1945, a letter was addressed to a western Michigan couple and mailed from a sergeant at an Army base in New York State. I...

WATCH: Man Arrested For Talking Too Long At Board Meeting

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Weird News

BRIDGEPORT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man has been arrested after authorities say he refused to stop talking past a three-minute time limit f...

Woman Finds Python In Secondhand S-s-s-s-sofa

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Now here's a story guaranteed to make you squirm. A woman in Michigan recently got the surprise of her life when she discovered a large reptile coi...

Man Who Faked Own Death Sentenced For Robbing Gun Shop With Hammer

Posted 11.26.2013 | Weird News

A mixed martial arts fighter who who once faked his own death was sentenced Monday for robbing a gun store with a hammer. Charles Rowan, 26, was se...

Lee Speigel

WATCH: Michigan Security Camera Nabs Bizarre Color-Shifting UFO

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 11.07.2013 | Weird News

Every month, numerous UFO videos are posted on YouTube by people all over the world, hoping to prove they have that smoking gun evidence that we are b...

David Moye

Professional Catfighting Is Now A Thing??

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 08.14.2013 | Weird News

There is a new kink in the world of professional sports thanks to a rise in catfighting leagues. Two separate troupes, one in Lansing, Mich., and t...

Suspected Domestic Violence Incident Was Really Just A Guy Farting

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 07.09.2013 | Weird News

Turns out he was just blowing off steam. A recent suspected domestic violence incident in Clawson, Mich. turned out to just be the blood-curdling ...

Student Put Semen In Breath Mint Drops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.20.2013 | Weird News

A former high school student in Saginaw, MI, who put semen in a breath mint drop bottle and distributed it to students could have his arrest record pe...

WATCH: Guilty Thief Returns $800 From 1980s Michigan Burglary

AP | Posted 03.19.2013 | Weird News

HASTINGS, Mich. -- A burglar expressing guilt about stealing $800 from a western Michigan store three decades ago has repaid the money, plus some inte...

LOOK At Frozen Paradise Forms In Frigid Waters

AP | Posted 03.09.2013 | Weird News

READMOND TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- An ice island that's formed off Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula is attracting attention. Outdoor enthusiast Josh Bake...

Woman Claims She Was Fired For Discussing Stolen Porn With Jimmy Kimmel

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.02.2013 | Weird News

Lots of people lose their job, but few people can say it's because they went on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to discuss their fiance's stolen porn collection. ...