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Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed . . . And Something Stolen From A Utility Pole

Posted 11.27.2011 | Weird News

If gold is for a 50th wedding anniversary and silver is for a 25th, then copper is for the wedding day itself. At least that's the case for a brid...

David Lohr

Thief Returns Stolen Truck, Leaves Apology Note

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.07.2011 | Crime

ERIE, PA. -- Authorities in southeastern Pennsylvania are investigating a series of burglaries, including the theft of a pick-up truck that was later ...

Deadhead Takes Deer Hoof To The Head At Concert

Posted 09.27.2011 | Weird News

After all these years, the scene in the parking lot outside a Grateful Dead concert is still a wild place. Just before entering Philadelphia's Mann...

Man Blames Self-Inflicted Stabbing On Cat, According To Police

Posted 09.18.2011 | Weird News

FREEMANSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A bizarre set of circumstances sent an eastern Pennsylvania man to the hospital with a self-inflicted stab wound to the che...

David Lohr

Handy Henry Wood Busted For Indecent Exposure (And, Yes, That's His Name)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.23.2011 | Crime

ERIE, Pa. -- Police in Pennsylvania are investigating three separate incidents of indecent exposure involving a 35-year-old man named Handy Henry Wood...

Who Keeps Dumping 35-lb. Bags Of Human Vomit?

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Radnor Township Police have a little mystery on their hands. Twice in the past few weeks, they've reported large bags of vomit found at the St. Davids...

David Lohr

Junkyard Michelangelo Dick Shaefer Turns Rusty Old Cars Into Glorious Monsters

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

ERIE, Pa. -- "One man's junk is another man's treasure," goes a old proverb. That's certainly true for one northwestern Pennsylvania man: His creative...

David Lohr

Texas Woman Talks To Crystal Skull (And Sometimes, She Says, It Talks Back)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Erie, Penn. -- His name is "Max." He is made of clear quartz and was discovered nearly 100 years ago in a Mayan tomb in Guatemala. Max is believed...

Ben Muessig

Hockey Fans: Drop Your Skates And Pick Up Your Broom

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Muessig | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Listen up sports fans, hockey isn't the only team sport played on ice. And curling isn't the only sport that uses brooms. Far from the spotlight su...

Pennsylvania Man Demolished Basement Wall To Remove Airplane Project

The Patriot-News | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Dan Reeves and his airplane are getting close to the wild blue yonder. Reeves got his pilot’s license a year ago, and Wednesday he hauled th...

Woman Attacked By Crazed Rooster

Patch.com | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

When roosters attack, things can get pretty ugly. And that's exactly what happened on Skibo Road May 12, Lower Saucon Township police reported in a re...

David Lohr

Crime Writer Catches Flying Burglar With Fishing Net

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Since I make my living writing about crime, I have developed a keen sense of my surroundings. Call it paranoia if you will, but I certainly notice eve...