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Pilot Saves Own Bacon, Glides Pig-Shaped Balloon After Crash

AP | Posted 07.02.2015 | Weird News

PROVO, Utah (AP) — The pig couldn't fly, the cowboy got away, and the pilot's OK. So it went Thursday at an Independence Day festival in Utah, wh...

Pro Tip: Don't Steal A Stick If You Can't Drive A Stick

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.19.2015 | Weird News

Talk about a bum steer: Utah Police say a man tried to steal a car, then had to call a cab after he couldn't figured out how to use a stick shift. ...

Utah Man Finds 75-Pound Bag Of Cash On Highway

AP | Posted 04.02.2015 | Weird News

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man got a surprise when he stopped to pull a large orange bag off the highway, fearing that it would become a traffic h...

Utah Town Goes Nuts Over Bull Statue's Genitalia

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.26.2015 | Weird News

Hurricane, Utah, is usually a peaceful place, but the giant genitalia of a bull statue atop a local restaurant has pricked the calm environment of thi...

Nude Sunbather, 77, Promises To Wear Trunks

AP | LINDSAY WHITEHURST | Posted 03.17.2015 | Weird News

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — A 77-year-old Utah man charged with lewdness after sunbathing nude in his backyard agreed to a plea deal Tuesday that keeps ...

Family Trapped In Trailer For 2 Hours By Unwanted Bear Guest

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 09.03.2014 | Weird News

When this trailer’s a rocking, don’t come a knocking, because it’s a bear that’s doing the rocking and you probably want to stay away. A fa...

Nude Sunbather To Fight Lewdness Charges

AP | Posted 08.12.2014 | Weird News

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — A 76-year-old man who police say was sunbathing nude in his backyard next to a church parking lot in Utah has pleaded not gu...

Ms. Crispi Uses Bacon To Start Blaze In Ex's Home: Cops

Posted 03.27.2014 | Weird News

A Utah woman is facing a slew of charges after police say she tried to set fire to her ex-boyfriend's house by leaving a pound of bacon burning on the...

OOOPS! Girl Gets Stuck In Washing Machine

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

An 11-year-old Utah girl is feeling washed out and hung to dry after being stuck in a washing machine for 90 minutes. The girl was playing hide and...

Ball Player Looks For Lost Ball, Finds Drowning Man

AP | Posted 11.09.2013 | Weird News

LOGAN, Utah -- If it weren't for a home run during a recreational softball playoff game in northern Utah, a man who fell into an irrigation ditch migh...

Runaway Truck Crashes Into House, Ruins Breakfast

AP | Posted 09.05.2013 | Weird News

BOUNTIFUL, Utah -- A red vehicle sitting in a Bountiful driveway was flattened Thursday morning after it was hit by a runaway semitrailer carrying 45 ...

Utah Thieves Rob Vending Machine With Vacuum

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 06.02.2014 | Weird News

A pair of enterprising thieves took a car wash to the cleaners: They used a powerful shop vacuum to suck quarters out of a coin-operated machine, poli...

Beauty Queen Steps Down After Allegedly Chucking Bombs At People

AP | Posted 08.15.2013 | Weird News

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah beauty pageant winner charged last week with tossing homemade "bottle bombs" from a vehicle said she is relinquishing her cro...

Nail Salon Brawl Breaks Out At Utah Spa

AP | Posted 08.02.2013 | Crime

LAYTON, Utah -- Four people were arrested at a Utah nail salon after a brawl broke out involving employees, state inspectors and police, forcing an of...

Officials Back Down Against Man With Dozens Of Snakes

AP | Posted 05.06.2013 | Weird News

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah snake collector who says his rare boa constrictors are getting a bad rap has won at least a temporary reprieve from an order ...

Couple Accused Of Sticking Razor Blades In Doughnuts

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.14.2013 | Weird News

A couple in Draper, Utah, may get a taste of jail after being arrested for allegedly sticking broken razor blades in doughnuts in hopes of getting a s...

Man Sues Cop For Letting Hospital Worker Perform Oral Sex On Him

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.25.2013 | Crime

A Utah man claiming that he was sodomized by a hospital worker while he was unconscious is suing a police officer he alleges didn't stop the sexual as...

Virgin Mary Sighting! Hurray For Holy Wood!

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.07.2012 | Weird News

Virgin Mary sightings are branching is Utah, where a man claims he found the image of the Holy Mother and baby Jesus in a piece of wood. Dean Hanse...

More (Real) Signs Of The ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.18.2012 | Weird News

Nobody can deny that we need to prepare for a zombie attack. Homeland Security warned us that "the zombies are coming," the CDC has given us zombie...

Car Gets Wired

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.05.2012 | Weird News

A garbage bag, or "something," caused a Utah woman to veer off the road, drive through three yards, mailboxes, garbage cans and fences, then come to a...

WATCH: Woman On Trial For Trying To Hit Ex-Husband By Driving Car Into Building

AP | Posted 08.09.2012 | Weird News

SALT LAKE CITY -- The attorney of a Utah woman charged with ramming an SUV through an office building to hit her estranged husband says she was on a l...

WATCH: How Did This Moose Get Stuck In These Swing Chains?

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 10.08.2012 | Weird News

SALT LAKE CITY — A moose was freed from a strange backyard entanglement thanks to a brave Utah deputy and a pair of cutters. Sgt. Lane Findlay fo...

S'NOT FUNNY: Kid Had Lego Piece Stuck In His Nose For 3 Years

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.07.2012 | Weird News

Isaak Lasson can finally breathe easy after three years of sinus problems. The cause? A single wheel-shaped Lego piece that he got stuck up his nos...

'Goat Man' Unmasked

AP | Posted 09.23.2012 | Weird News

OGDEN, Utah -- State wildlife officials have identified the man who has been spotted dressed in a goat suit among a herd of wild goats in the mountain...

NO KIDDING! A Man Is Dressing Up Like A Goat And Hanging Out With A Wild Herd

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 09.19.2012 | Weird News

SALT LAKE CITY — A man spotted dressed in a goat suit among a herd of wild goats in the mountains of northern Utah has wildlife officials worrie...