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Man Suspected Of Kicking Police Horse

AP | Posted 09.09.2014 | Weird News

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland, Oregon, say they have arrested a 29-year-old man accused of running up to a police horse, uttering a "kara...

Man Accused Of Pointing Laser At Aircraft

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 12.21.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. — PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges of aiming a laser pointer at two commercial ...

Feud Breaks Out Between Brits, American Over Who Has World's Smallest Park

AP | TERRENCE PETTY | Posted 06.12.2013 | Weird News

PORTLAND, Ore. — The British and the Americans are quarreling – albeit with tongues in cheek – over territory again, this time over ...

Two Men With Assault Rifles Take Second Amendment Stroll, Freak Out Neighborhood

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.11.2013 | Weird News

Two Portland men attempted to raise gun rights awareness Wednesday afternoon by walking the streets with assault rifles strapped to their backs. Le...

DOG FIGHT: Why Are Two People Willing To Go To Court For This Stray?

AP | Posted 07.13.2012 | Weird News

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- A Portland man says a 45-pound dog that leaped the fence of his house last year and vanished is named "Chase." The Oregon State Un...

WATCH: Someone Left A Mysterious Cow's Heart On Portland Doorstep

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.21.2012 | Weird News

Valentine's Day was a week ago, but a Portland man is still stunned by the heartfelt gift left on his doorstep: A cow's heart with a note reading, "Yo...

Dogs Called To Court In Animal Neglect Case (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | Weird News

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The four members of the group subpoenaed to appear in Multnomah County Circuit Court remained mute as they appeared before the jury....

Blast Tied To Tofu Pan Puzzles Portland Officials (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 11.29.2011 | Weird News

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Fire investigators in Portland, Ore., are trying to figure out how cleaning a pan of tofu could cause an explosion that broke out a ...

Portland Store Refuses To Let Woman Pay With Quarters (VIDEO)

Newser.com | David Moye | Posted 01.02.2012 | Weird News

It's not a good week to be a grocery store. First, a Safeway in Honolulu got raked over the coals for arresting a pregnant woman who ate a sandwic...

Police: Man Broke Into Oregon Home To Watch TV (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 12.30.2011 | Crime

PORTLAND, Ore. (Associated Press) -- Police in Oregon say a man broke into a home in Portland to watch television. Police say Bastrom let himself i...

Portland's Alleged 'Moss Man' Fails To Show Up For Trial

AP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Weird News

HILLSBORO, Ore. (Associated Press) -- Authorities say an Oregon burglary suspect dubbed "Moss Man" failed to show up at his trial, and a warrant has b...

Another 10 Truly Amazing Tree Houses

Oddee.com | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

A tree house is the first home many people build and, if you own one of these, it's the last house you'll ever want to leave....