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Formerly 41 Pound Cat Now A Svelte 19 Pounds

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.27.2015 | Weird News

DALLAS (AP) — A former 41-pound cat dubbed Skinny has lost more than half of his weight to become the darling of a Dallas veterinary clinic. Dr....

10-Foot Alligator Captured Near Downtown Fort Worth

AP | Posted 07.10.2015 | Weird News

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A blind alligator stretching more than 10 feet has been removed from the Trinity River in a park near downtown Fort Worth a...

Remember: The Alamo Has An Official Cat

AP | Posted 06.18.2015 | Weird News

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Alamo has a new official cat. The Texas General Land Office on Thursday announced the calico kitty has the formal title Miss...

Man Breaks Leg Trying To Have Sex With Horse, Police Say

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.11.2015 | Weird News

It was a Texas man's third arrest for having sex with a horse, and this time, he paid for it in pain. Cirilo Castillo Jr., 45, was arraigned last w...

Woman Gives Birth To Triplets, 2 Of Them Conjoined

AP | Posted 05.18.2015 | Weird News

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A South Texas woman has given birth to triplet girls, with two of the babies conjoined at the pelvis. Dr. Haroon Patel...

Texas Woman Finds Cocaine In Granola Bar

AP | Posted 05.07.2015 | Weird News

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police are investigating how a packet of cocaine ended up inside a wrapped Nature Valley granola bar. Cynthia Rodr...

Trooper In Trouble For Snoop Dogg Photo Sues Bosses

AP | Posted 06.29.2015 | Weird News

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas trooper has sued his bosses after being reprimanded over his photo with rapper Snoop Dogg at South by Southwest. Depar...

WATCH: Buffalo On The Loose In Central Texas

AP | Posted 04.03.2015 | Weird News

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — A buffalo that roamed away from home has been recaptured after being cornered by police in Central Texas in a chase through...

Texas Man Posed As Cop To Cut Into Fast-Food Line: Police

AP | Posted 03.31.2015 | Weird News

ODESSA, Texas (AP) — A West Texas man has been charged with impersonating an officer by using sirens and flashing lights to skip to the head of the ...

'A-MOO-ZING!' Texas Cow Has Quaddruplets: Eeny, Meeny, Miny And Moo

AP | Betsy Blaney | Posted 03.23.2015 | Weird News

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A cow in Northeast Texas has apparently defied great odds and given birth to four calves that have been named Eeny, Meeny, Min...

Male Strippers At Antique Show Get A Rise Out Of Texas Town

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.13.2015 | Weird News

Everything old is blue again? It is in Warrenton, Texas, where a woman is hoping to capitalize on an upcoming antique show weekend have a male str...

Man Arrested With Sword In Cane Trying To Visit Jailed Son

AP | Posted 03.04.2015 | Weird News

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A San Antonio man trying to visit his jailed son also landed behind bars after being caught with a combination cane and 2-foot sw...

Woman Allegedly Headbutts Tax Worker At Big Box Store

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.10.2015 | Weird News

A woman in Deer Park, Texas, has been banned from her local Walmart after allegedly headbutting a tax worker during a disagreement. The incident ha...

Texas Elementary Students Forced To Undergo 'Poop Inspections'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.28.2015 | Weird News

When officials at an elementary school in Gustine, Texas, kept finding poop on the gym floor, they decided to get to the bottom of the matter. But ...

Man Whose Phone Was Stolen Arrested For Alleged Child Porn

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.22.2015 | Crime

A Houston man is behind bars after authorities allegedly discovered child porn on his stolen phone. Daniel Garcia, 20, had his Galaxy Note 3 stolen...

Man Falls Asleep After Stealing Sausages: Cops

AP | Posted 12.01.2014 | Weird News

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police have arrested a 28-year-old man who they say broke into an Austin business, stole a couple of sausages and fell asleep. ...

WHERE'S THE BEEF? Woman Suspected Of Epic Sausage Heist

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.27.2014 | Weird News

A woman accused of stealing $6,400 worth of sausage from her employer isn't coming out a wiener. Regina Shaw, 45, was arrested on Tuesday and charg...

Dallas Man's Halloween Decor Inspired By Ebola

AP | JAMIE STENGLE | Posted 12.23.2014 | Weird News

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas (AP) — Taking inspiration from the fear of Ebola, a Dallas-area man has stacked up barrels marked "biohazard," surrounded his...

Drinking Game Losers Allegedly Shoot Up Party

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.20.2014 | Crime

A friendly beer pong match at a house party in Ames, Texas, turned violent Sunday afternoon when two men on the losing side allegedly opened fire on g...

Man Stabs Roommate For Being Loud During Threesome: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.04.2014 | Weird News

A man in San Antonio, Texas faces felony charges for allegedly stabbing his roommate numerous times for making too much noise while having sex. Ant...

Constable Storms High School Football Game To Argue

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.03.2014 | Weird News

They take high school football very seriously in Liberty County, Texas. So seriously that one law enforcement official recently stormed the field d...

Texas Woman Is A Real-Life Tiger

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.31.2014 | Weird News

When Katzen Hobbes was a toddler, she had dreams where she saw herself covered in tiger stripes. When she was 18, she started making that dream a r...

Grandfather Made 10-Month-Old Take 'Ice Bucket Challenge'?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.29.2014 | Weird News

A grandfather in Houston, Texas, may be in trouble with the law after allegedly making his 10-month-old granddaughter take the ice bucket challenge. ...

Runaway Teen Lives Undetected At Walmart

AP | Posted 08.14.2014 | Weird News

CORSICANA, Texas (AP) — A teenager lived undetected for two days at a 24-hour Wal-Mart in Texas after running away from his aunt's home, police said...

DON'T SHRED ON ME! Join The Open-Carry Guitar Rally

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.24.2014 | Weird News

The Second Amendment guarantees the right to bear arms, but what about axes -- as in guitars? A group of Dallas residents will find out July 4 when...