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'Assville Next Left' Sign Points To The Jersey Shore

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.13.2014 | Weird News

A lot of people get rear-ended in Assville. Drive carefully. A hacked road sign pointing toward the Jersey Shore displayed "Assville Next Left" on ...

Naked Man On Tricycle Arrested

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.27.2014 | Weird News

Jermaine Jones certainly looked arresting when police officers in Lakewood, N.J., first saw him. The 31-year-old was found naked under a stairwell,...

Foot Found On Beach

AP | Posted 08.07.2013 | Weird News

OCEAN CITY, N.J. -- New Jersey State Police say a coastal fisherman found a high-top sneaker on the beach – with the remains of a foot inside. ...

Goat Snarls Traffic On NJ's Pulaski Skyway

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 05.21.2013 | Weird News

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- A goat believed to have escaped en route to a slaughterhouse snarled the morning commute along one of the busiest roadways in nor...

Man Allegedly Forges Paperwork To Steal 21 TONS Of Cheese

AP | Posted 03.28.2013 | Weird News

CASHTON, Wis. -- An Illinois man accused of stealing 21 tons of Wisconsin cheese has been arrested in New Jersey. New Jersey authorities say the 34-y...

Man Allegedly Vomits 14 Bags Of Heroin In Front Of Cops

Posted 03.18.2013 | Weird News

No need for a gag order on this one. Cody Larson, 24, allegedly vomited up 14 bags of heroin in front of police officers Sunday. Police in Rive...

Teacher Of The Year Loses Job For Streaking Through Apartment Complex

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.17.2012 | Weird News

Mark Bringhurst was Teacher of the Year in Vineland, N.J., in 2011-12, but he has no chance of turning the honor into a winning streak. Not after bein...

Mother Of God! Virgin Mary Shows Up In Car Wash

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.17.2012 | Weird News

Cleanliness is a virtue, especially at one lucky New Jersey car wash where the Virgin Mother herself allegedly appeared Monday in a cloud of smoke. Th...

BUGGING OUT: Romney Roach Beat Barack Bug In Presidential Cockroach Derby

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.19.2012 | Weird News

Mitt Romney could be crawling to a White House victory if the efforts of a namesake cockroach are any indication. Every four years, the New Jersey ...

WATCH: Nik Wallenda Says Sand Made This Tightrope Walk Tricky

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 10.09.2012 | Weird News

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Like anyone taking a walk on the beach, Nik Wallenda on Thursday found sand in places he didn't want it. For Wallenda, it...

SCARY VIDEO: Woman Drives Away From Car Wash And Crashes Into River

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.24.2012 | Weird News

Some people are convinced that if they wash their car, it's sure to rain within three days. That didn't happen to an elderly woman from River Edge,...

COP DETECTOR: New App Lets You Police The Police

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.08.2012 | Crime

Smartphones allow people to check email, Facebook and Twitter accounts, and now keep an eye on the police -- at least in New Jersey. The New Jersey...

FECES FIGHT: Animal Droppings Spark Border Battle

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.03.2012 | Weird News

The proverbial poop is hitting the fan in New Jersey where a quarrel between neighbors over animal feces is turning into a border battle. On one si...

SMOKING BUN: This Guy Allegedly Threatened His Farting Neighbor With A Gun

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.27.2012 | Weird News

When somebody else farts, it's common to wave your hands -- not a gun. But Daniel Collins was apparently flat-out tired of his neighbor's flatulenc...

Tanning Mom Trial Sent To Grand Jury As New Pics Of Crispy Jersey Woman Emerge

Posted 06.04.2012 | Weird News

The case of Patricia Krentcil, the deeply tanned New Jersey mom accused of bringing her young daughter into a tanning booth, has been referred to a gr...

Man Ticketed For Saving Son, Not Jeep, From Cliff

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.22.2012 | Weird News

He may have been ticketed for not saving his Jeep from a cliff dive, but his other option was to let his 5-year-old son die and go to jail. Frank R...

'Tanning Mom' Banned From NJ Tanning Salons

TMZ | Posted 07.09.2012 | Weird News

Tanning Mom Patricia Krentcil is running out of places to hide. It seems several tanning salons surrounding her New Jersey home have banned her fro...

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VIDEO: Another Burn For Tanorexic Mom

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 05.09.2012 | Weird News

A Connecticut-based company is hoping to make green money off the tanned hide of Tanorexic Mom Patricia Krentcil. Herobuilders.com, which specializ...

Tanoerexic Mom Lashes Out At 'Fat' And 'Ugly' Critics

Posted 05.04.2012 | Weird News

The now-infamous "Tanning Mom" of New Jersey has a dark side to her public image that almost matches her extremely artificial suntanned complexion. ...

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BEE CAREFUL: 30,000 Bees Stuck In New Jersey Attic

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 05.01.2012 | Weird News

Victoria Clayton had a honey of a problem recently: 30,000 bees in the attic of her home in Cape May, N.J. When Clayton, who lives in the 19th cent...

EPIC FLAIL: 'Mace-Like' Medieval Weapon Used To Attack Utility Worker

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.27.2012 | Crime

A New Jersey man allegedly got medieval on a utility worker who was trying to cut off his electricity, beating him into unconsciousness with a flail. ...

Firehouse Catches On Fire

AP | Posted 03.24.2012 | Weird News

WOODBURY HEIGHTS, N.J. -- Investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire at a southern New Jersey firehouse. Woodbury Heights Fire Chief Ro...

WIN SOME, LOSE SOME: Man Who Cheated Co-workers On Lottery Must Pay Dearly

AP | Posted 05.14.2012 | Crime

ELIZABETH, N.J. — Five construction workers who claimed a colleague cheated them out of their share of a multimillion-dollar lottery jackpot hav...

WATCH: Tiny Yorkshire Terrier Sets Giant World Record As World's Smallest Working Dog

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 01.11.2012 | Weird News

A mini Yorkshire terrier from New Jersey is now the holder of a very big world record: world's smallest working dog. Lucy, who weighs just 2 1/2 po...

Flying Squirrel Invades New Jersey Emergency Room

AP | Posted 11.30.2011 | Weird News

RAHWAY, N.J. -- Firefighters were needed stat after a flying squirrel went nuts in a New Jersey hospital's emergency room. The squirrel kept launchin...