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DUI Suspect Says She Just Wanted To Cuddle: Cops

Posted 04.02.2013 | Weird News

All she wanted was a cuddle. At least, that's what 30-year-old Heather Gardner allegedly told Newport, R.I. police after getting nabbed for drunk d...

TIL DUI DO US PART: Husband, Wife Each Get DUI On Same Night

AP | Posted 12.18.2012 | Weird News

LINCOLN, R.I. -- Rhode Island State Police say a husband and wife both face charges of driving under the influence after they were stopped separately ...

Officers Investigated For Making Teens Do Push-Ups

AP | Posted 11.26.2012 | Weird News

NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Four police officers in Rhode Island are being investigated for making five boys do pushups on the side of a street as punis...

LISTEN: Is This Cockatoo Cussing?

AP | Posted 09.07.2012 | Weird News

WARWICK, R.I. -- A Rhode Island woman has been accused by her neighbors of violating an animal-noise ordinance by training her cockatoo to cuss. Th...

Bizarre Law That Made 'The Entire Population Of Rhode Island A Criminal'

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 06.27.2012 | Weird News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — If you've ever lied to a potential Internet date about your weight, texted your spouse that you were someplace you weren't o...

Boy Could Lose Eye After Crossbow Accident

Posted 03.06.2012 | Weird News

A 10-year-old Rhode Island boy could lose one of his eyes after suffering an accidental crossbow shot to the face. Kosal Ek, 27, said he was showin...

RI Lawmakers Promise To Sniff Out Landfill Odor (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 12.08.2011 | Weird News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Rhode Island residents have complained for weeks about foul odors wafting from the state's main landfill, so state lawmakers are p...

Howdy, Neighbor! Drop Dead! (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 10.04.2011 | Weird News

CRANSTON, R.I. -- A Rhode Island man who put a sign on his garage urging a neighbor with cancer to die says he regrets it but wanted to make the man a...