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Burglar Gets Stuck In Air Vent Trying To Escape

AP | Posted 02.11.2015 | Weird News

SEATTLE (AP) — A burglary suspect who cut through the drywall of Seattle apartment building to try to escape capture got stuck in an air duct and ha...

Seattle Mayor Pardons Tofu Turkeys

AP | Posted 01.25.2015 | Weird News

SEATTLE (AP) — As Thanksgiving approaches, Tofurkys in Seattle can breathe easy, even if real turkeys can't. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray pardoned a soy...

Suspect Tells Cops Stabbing People 'Better Than Doing Meth'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.24.2014 | Crime

A homeless man in Seattle who accused of stabbing two people and holding another up at knifepoint told his arresting officer he planned to attack more...

Tuxedoed Man Shoots At Couple Who Interrupts Oral Sex: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.05.2014 | Weird News

A Seattle man is facing felony assault charges after allegedly shooting at two people who interrupted an oral sex session taking place on the street. ...

Woman Accused Of 'Humping' Lawn Chairs In Front Of Children

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 08.18.2014 | Weird News

If there’s grass on the lawn, you still shouldn’t hump the lawn chairs. Sila Hans, 33, is charged with indecent exposure and urinating in publ...

Hypothermic Man Rescued By Helicopter After Boat Catches Fire

AP | Posted 08.04.2014 | Weird News

SEATTLE (AP) -- The Coast Guard said Sunday it rescued a severely hypothermic man clinging to his partially submerged life raft off Washington state's...

Skulls Mysteriously Donated To Thrift Store

AP | Posted 09.09.2014 | Weird News

SEATTLE (AP) — Officials in Washington state are searching for the person who donated three human skulls to a thrift store in a Seattle suburb. The...

Naked Intruder Crashes Through Door, Recites Scripture: Cops

AP | Posted 07.09.2014 | Weird News

SEATTLE (AP) — It was little comfort to the residents of a Seattle home along Lake Washington when the naked man who crashed through their front doo...

Woman Flings Cat Poop At Breast Cancer Walk

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.02.2014 | Weird News

A Seattle woman apparently wasn't in a charitable mood when participants at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure breast cancer walk passed by her apar...

Ferry Stolen By Sex Offender For Joyride: Police

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

This is all ferry confusing. A registered sex offender in Seattle stole a 132-foot passenger ferry and took it out about 300 yards offshore, police...

Easter Egg Hunt Turns Violent At Seattle Zoo

AP | Posted 04.01.2013 | Weird News

SEATTLE -- One of usually peaceful springtime rituals of childhood – the Easter egg hunt – turned nasty at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattl...

WATCH: Sleepless In Seattle? Blame The Humming Fish

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.07.2012 | Green

If you've been to Seattle recently and wondered what that odd "humming" sound was, and why you could hear it all over the western part of town, resear...

Strange Hum Rocks Seattle; Mating Fish May Be The Culprit

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.07.2012 | Weird News

As the home of grunge rock, Seattle has a reputation as a place where strange sounds are created. But there's a new sound buzzing through the weste...

David Moye

WATCH: Bacon Coffin Smells Like A Hoax, But Creators Insist It's Real

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 03.29.2012 | Weird News

A bacon-themed coffin sounds like a killer gift for some fat-loving foodies, but it smells like a hoax to at least one professional prankster. J&D ...

Driver Attacks Man With Sledge Hammer

AP | Posted 02.08.2012 | Crime

RENTON, Wash. -- The Washington State Patrol says an irate driver apparently whacked a man in the shoulder with a small sledge hammer in a road rage d...

Starbucks Bans Blonde Jokes

Newser.com | Posted 03.14.2012 | Weird News

Starbucks launched its new, mellower "Blonde" roast this week, and it doesn't want to hear any baristas sniggering about the name. "We were told at...

10 Creepy Examples Of Twilight Craziness

Oddee.com | David Moye | Posted 02.03.2012 | Weird News

Yes, "Twlight" is popular. Yes, the fans are rabid. Yes, Oddee.com has compiled some examples to prove the craze has gotten bloody crazy....

10-year-old Wash. Boy Defends Mom With BB Gun

AP/ Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.23.2011 | Crime

BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- Police in Bellingham, Wash., say a 10-year-old boy defended his mother from an attacker by shooting him in the face with a BB rif...

WATCH: Sperm Bike Rides In Seattle

Posted 12.28.2011 | Weird News

It looks like Seattle has been inseminated. The city known for rainy days and the Space Needle is now home to Americas's first authentic sperm bike...

David Moye

PHOTOS: Insect Artist Creates Bug Sculptures From Human Hair

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.07.2011 | Weird News

Trying to make a living as an artist can be a hair-raising situation, but Adrienne Antonson hasn't let that bug her. Instead, she's found a niche b...

Washington Trooper Shovels Fish Heads Off Freeway (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 11.07.2011 | Weird News

SEATTLE -- A Washington State Patrol trooper dispatched to check out a report of a lost load slowing traffic on northbound Interstate 5 in north Seatt...

Former Cowboy Lassos Dogs In Wash. State Canal

AP | Posted 11.02.2011 | Weird News

MOXEE, Wash. -- A farmworker who says he learned how to lasso 30 years ago while working on a cattle ranch in Mexico still knows his ropes. Jesus Vil...

Was Killer Whale Hit By Boat – Or Is She Pregnant?

AP | Posted 10.26.2011 | Weird News

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. -- Is a killer whale in northwest Washington's San Juan Islands behaving lethargically because she was hit by a boat – or i...

Seattle Police Leave Rifle Unattended On Cruiser

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

SEATTLE -- A Seattle police spokesman says the department is embarrassed after officers left a police rifle unattended on a patrol car outside a busy ...

Prison Escapee Caught After Knocking On Guard's Door

AP | By DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

SEATTLE (AP) -- An escaped convict was caught following a day on the loose after he knocked on a cabin door – only to find out the man renting the l...