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Woman Stabbed Boyfriend For Eating All Her Salsa: Police

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.30.2015 | Weird News

Phyllis Jefferson's temper may be as hot as her salsa. Police in Akron, Ohio, said Jefferson, 50, allegedly stabbed her boyfriend in the groin with...

Ohio Man Sentenced For Impersonating Cop

AP | Posted 03.20.2015 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who pulled over a detective while impersonating a police officer has been sentenced to 18 months of probation and ord...

School Bus Driver Fired For Beer-Drinking Selfie

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.16.2015 | Weird News

A school bus driver in Princeton City, Ohio, has been canned after posting a selfie that looks as if she's drinking a bottle of beer on her bus. Th...

Man Goes On Bender After Pig Eats His Pot: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.05.2015 | Crime

So much for living high on the hog. An Ohio man allegedly went on a bender after his pet pig ate his stash of pot. On Sunday, deputies in Washi...

Ohio Police Looking For 'Braveheart Bandit'

www.barstoolsports.com | Posted 01.22.2015 | Weird News

Police in Columbus, Ohio, are looking for a man known as the "Braveheart Bandit" because of his distinctive facial tattoo. Christopher Peters, 21, ...

Teacher Convicted Of Showing High School Class Violent Movie

AP | Posted 03.17.2015 | Weird News

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former substitute teacher who showed a movie featuring graphic sex and violence to a high school class has been convicted of...

Zombie Nativity Must Be Removed, Town Declares

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.23.2014 | Weird News

Officials in Sycamore Township, Ohio, are pulling the plug on a zombie-themed nativity in a front yard. Earlier this month, Jasen Dixon set up a v...

Missing Sasquatch Statue Returned To Ohio Family

AP | Posted 11.25.2014 | Weird News

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio family is searching for Sasquatch no longer. The Spence family in Delhi Township, west of Cincinnati, says the...

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Wanted Woman Arrested After Demanding Police Remove Unflattering Facebook Photo

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.07.2014 | Crime

Ohio Police say a woman was so upset by the unflattering photo detectives posted to Facebook that she called them and demanded that it be removed, lea...

This Beer Is Skunked!

AP | Posted 09.17.2014 | Weird News

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio. Oxford police said a ...

Man Dies Minutes After Being Sentenced To Jail

AP | Posted 06.26.2014 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities in Cleveland say a man collapsed and died outside a courtroom minutes after a judge sentenced him to 60 days in jail fo...

Bus Driver's Bullet-blocking Book Tale Is 'Not True': Police

AP | Posted 06.18.2014 | Weird News

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A white bus driver's story that a religious book in his shirt pocket blocked bullets as he was attacked by three black men isn't...

Ohio Man Cited DUI Checkpoint Warning Sign

AP | MARK GILLISPIE | Posted 08.18.2014 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — A suburban Cleveland man says police violated his First Amendment rights to free speech when they cited him for holding a sign warn...

Man Accused Of Sex With Pool Raft YET AGAIN

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 06.23.2014 | Weird News

This guy definitely has a type. Edwin Tobergta, 35, was arrested in Hamilton, Ohio on Wednesday for allegedly having sex with an inflatable pool ra...

Judge Tells Deadbeat Dad He Can't Have More Kids

AP | Posted 05.14.2014 | Crime

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio appeals court has upheld a judge's order that a deadbeat father can't have more kids until he pays his back child suppor...

Dad Who Overdosed At McDonald's Sentenced

AP | DAN SEWELL | Posted 06.14.2014 | Crime

CINCINNATI (AP) — A man who overdosed on heroin with his girlfriend at a McDonald's play area near Cincinnati was sentenced Monday to six months in ...

Couple Shoots Up Heroin At McDonald's While Kids Play: Cops

AP | Posted 03.13.2014 | Weird News

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Indiana couple has been arrested in Ohio on child endangering charges because police say they overdosed on heroin in a McDonald...

'Sexy' Is Now Her First Name

AP | Posted 02.11.2014 | Weird News

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio woman who loathed being named Sheila and wanted a moniker that reflects her personality has legally changed her f...

Woman Wants 'Sexy' To Be Her First Name

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.29.2014 | Weird News

Ranea Crabtree doesn't like her first name. So much so that she refuses to use it. In fact, if her 15-year-old daughter, Bethany, uses the dreaded ...

Small-Town Police Chief Hilarious On Facebook

AP | KANTELE FRANKO | Posted 09.21.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An Ohio police chief who invited his nearly 85,000 Facebook followers to his small town's community festival this weekend expects at...

House 'Ghost' Turns Out To Be 'Some Random Guy' Living In Basement

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 09.24.2013 | Weird News

This guy's such a good roommate, you'd never even know he was there. A group of students at Ohio State University were living in an off-campus hom...

WATCH: Greatest Sobriety Test Fail Ever?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.09.2013 | Weird News

Some people who get pulled over for drunk driving try to give the officers a song and dance. Dale Bentley just tried dancing. Police in Gahanna,...

Judge Apologizes For Scolding Jury

AP | Posted 08.07.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A municipal judge in central Ohio says she is sorry if she offended any of the jurors she scolded after they issued a verdict she be...

Ohio Teen Inhales Homemade Blowgun Dart

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.23.2013 | Weird News

An Ohio teenager was stuck with a big problem when he accidentally inhaled a homemade blowgun dart and it lodged in his throat. The boy had made bo...

Man Wears Spider-Man Undies To Vandalize High School: Cops

AP | Posted 07.08.2013 | Weird News

CINCINNATI -- Authorities in Cincinnati have arrested a man who they say was vandalizing a high school while wearing only Spider-Man underwear. The C...