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Spider-Man Battles... Potholes

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.13.2014 | Weird News

Spider-Man usually battles super villains like Doc Ock and Electro in the movies and comic books. But lately, a fan of the superhero has chosen mor...

Todd Van Luling

11 Awesome Things Even Virginians Don't Know About Virginia

HuffingtonPost.com | Todd Van Luling | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

You could search all the corners of Virginia, but you wouldn't find Baby in any of them.

Alleged Strip Club At Woman's Home Had Overpriced $2 Drinks

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.28.2014 | Weird News

What a strip-off. A woman allegedly ran an illegal strip club out of her Virginia home, but it wasn't the busts that got her busted -- it was her o...

Racist Easter Eggs Left On Lawn Outrage Parents

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.21.2014 | Crime

Parents in Henrico County, Va., were outraged Easter Sunday when they discovered Easter eggs with racist messages had been left on neighborhood lawns....

Man Who Peed In Co-worker's Coffee Ordered To Pay $5K

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.10.2014 | Weird News

A man who spiked a co-worker's coffee pot with his own urine has now been relieved of $5,001. On Monday, a jury in Culpeper County, Va., ordered Ja...

Police Say Angry Dad Shot At Daughter's Friends After Missed Curfew

David Lohr | Posted 10.17.2013 | Crime

An angry Virginia father allegedly held two teens at gunpoint and shot at their car when they brought his daughter home two hours past her designated ...

LOOK: Drone Crashes Into Crowd At Running Of The Bulls

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 08.26.2013 | Weird News

There were lots of ways we imagined people could get hurt during the first Pamplona-style bull-running event held in the United States. Being hit in t...

Man With World's Most Misleading Name Calls In Fake Bomb Threat

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 07.25.2013 | Crime

WASHINGTON -- What's in a name? In this case: irony. Joe Edwin Honesty was arrested for making a bomb threat at a Northern Virginia courthouse on W...

PHOTOS: Annual Pony Swim Brings Wild Horses Across Islands, Puts Them Up For Sale

Posted 07.24.2013 | Green

Every year, some 150 wild ponies are rounded up on Assateague Island, a small barrier island and wildlife refuge that is partly in Maryland and partly...

Need To Tell Your Fiance It's Over?

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 07.20.2013 | DC

Pushing back that wedding day because something has come up? Have you and your significant other decided not to say "I do?" Want to break off yo...

Snakes Cause More Problems Around Nation's Capital

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 07.15.2013 | DC

The D.C. area is slithering into all kinds of snake-related problems. First we have snakes terrifying area parents, by falling from trees into Was...

GPS Leads Florida Man To...

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 07.11.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- GPS devices can sure be helpful, sometimes. A Florida man reportedly drove a rental car containing his wife and kids about a mile dow...

PHOTOS: We Love The 'Black Widow'!

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 07.09.2013 | DC

Can you eat more than 36 and three-quarters hot dogs in ten minutes? We didn't think so. That's the number of hot dogs that Sonya "The Black Wid...

Man Charged WIth Impersonating Homeland Security Officer In Bizarre Scheme

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Frank Green | Posted 09.02.2013 | DC

A Petersburg man who forged a federal judge's signature was allowed to remain free for mental health treatment that apparently has been less than succ...

Drive-Thru Funeral Viewings Come To Virginia

The Huffington Post | Ashley Balcerzak | Posted 07.02.2013 | DC

Ever wished that you didn't have to leave your car to view a loved one who has died? A Virginia funeral home, Farmville's Oliver & Eggleston Funer...

LOOK: World's Biggest Cat Lovers Selling Cat Palace, Moving To Washington

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 06.20.2013 | DC

Roll out your welcome scratching poles. A very mewly caravan is on its way toward Washington. Bob Walker and Frances Mooney's home -- The Cats' Hou...

Bigamist Sentenced For Swindling Superstar DJ Out Of $90K

Posted 06.10.2013 | DC

After stealing thousands of dollars from a parent (and international superstar DJ) whose child had cancer, Kristin Marie Gardner Jeffries Kelly Kurt w...

Mom Jailed For Showing Skin To School Bus

Posted 05.25.2013 | Weird News

Sometimes the moon isn't too bright. Lisa Grant, a Virginia mom, will spend her upcoming weekends behind bars because she mooned a school bus full ...

Dispute About Washing Machine Noise Leads To Aggravated Assault Arrest

Richmond Times-Dispatch | | Posted 07.13.2013 | DC

RICHMOND -- Police said a dispute among South Richmond neighbors about a washing machine's noise escalated into a pepper spray incident that ended wit...

Spider Thieves Sentenced To Jail

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Bill McKelway | Posted 06.26.2013 | DC

There are worse things than being banned for life from Lakeside's Beasts and Bugs pet shop. Especially if you get squeamish around burrow-loving king...

WATCH: Daycare Owners' Arrest Outside Weenie Beenie Leads To On-Camera Mooning

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 04.18.2013 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- What do full moons, a Weenie Beenie and a children's daycare have in common? Usually, nothing. But reports on the arrest of t...

Students Poison Teacher With Hand Sanitizer (VIDEO)

Posted 03.27.2013 | DC

Two middle-schoolers who put hand sanitizer into their 66-year-old teacher's tea over the course of several months now face felony charges. WAVY ha...

Penis-Drawing Prank Goes Awry

Posted 03.27.2013 | DC

Take a look at this mugshot and see if you can guess why this man was arrested: The man with the penis drawing on his left cheek is a 31-year-o...

$1.5 Million House Comes With Odd And Racy Extra Incentive

Posted 03.19.2013 | DC

A Virginia house on the market for $1.5 million comes with a racy extra incentive to buy! This four bedroom, seven bath house conveys with a 2007 M...

Prosecutor: Rapper Attempted Human Sacrifice To Advance Career

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Bill McKelway | Posted 05.15.2013 | DC

A Henrico County judge Thursday scheduled a two-day trial in June for an aspiring rap star who, according to a prosecutor, apparently believed that he...