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'Most Interesting' Traffic Citation Ever?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.25.2015 | Weird News

Washington State Police have issued what may be the "most interesting traffic citation" ever. On Monday, a motorcycle trooper near Fife, Washington...

YUM! Woman To Eat Dog And Cat Food For Month

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.08.2014 | Weird News

Chew on this: A woman in Richland, Washington, is on a 30-day mission to eat nothing but pet food. Dorothy Hunter embarked on the bizarre diet June...

David Lohr

Charges Filed Against Twin Brothers In Child Abduction Hoax

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.04.2014 | Crime

Authorities have filed charges against the twin brothers who staged a fake child abduction at a Washington state park. Brothers Jeremy and Jason Ho...

Old Country Buffet Customer Arrested After Allegedly Drinking His Own Urine

David Lohr | Posted 04.30.2014 | Crime

Diners at an Old Country Buffet restaurant in Washington state recently called police to report a 26-year-old man, who allegedly used his own urine to...

David Lohr

Child Abduction Hoax Angers Parents (WATCH)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.17.2014 | Crime

One of the twin brothers responsible for staging a fake child abduction at a Washington park says they were just trying to raise awareness about the e...

Pantsless Dad Wore Fake Breasts, Crashed Car: Cops

Posted 09.16.2013 | Weird News

A Seattle man who crashed his car while high on meth, pantsless and wearing fake breasts was sentenced Friday. Jonathan Harty, 31, will serve 29 mo...

Bulldozer Owner Terrorizes Town; Destroys 2 Homes

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.11.2013 | Weird News

Police in Port Angeles, Wash., have arrested a man accused of using a bulldozer to destroy two homes and power lines. "A person with a piece of hea...

LOOK: Bike Lost 50 Years Ago Swallowed By Tree

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.04.2013 | Weird News

Charlie Brown had his kite-eating tree, but Helen Puz had an even more evil nemesis: A tree that swallowed her bike. Even worse: She didn't realize...

Public Masturbator To Cops: Wait Until I'm Finished!

Posted 11.16.2012 | Crime

Luckily, the cops came first. A repeat public masturbator in Seattle was arrested Wednesday while pleasuring himself in an alley, the Seattle Post-...

Custody Battle Rages Over Obie The Obese Dachshund

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.26.2012 | Weird News

Obie-have! Two people who helped rescue a once 77-pound dachshund are now fighting over his custody in court, after the husky hound became internat...

CROSS-TACEAN: Does This Crab Look Like Jesus Or Osama Bin Laden?

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.20.2012 | Weird News

When John Canfield took his family to Everett, Wash., to go crabbing last weekend, he had a vision of enjoying tasty seafood with melted butter. In...

Lee Speigel

The Bizarre UFO Sighting That Kicked Off Britain's Flying Saucer Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.14.2012 | Weird News

When Queen Elizabeth II, who recently celebrated her Diamond Jubilee marking her 60-year reign in Great Britain, took the throne in 1952, another subj...

Shoot Bigfoot In Texas? It's Legal!

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.12.2012 | Weird News

We don't know if Bigfoot actually exists, but if you have one in your sights, you can pull the trigger -- at least if you're in Texas. Some places ...

'Scared To Pee' -- Federal Workers Talk About Exploding Toilet

Posted 04.17.2012 | Weird News

There was a lot of potty talk by government workers after toilets exploded in a federal building last year, sending one woman to the hospital. "I...

David Moye

Death By Lava Lamp ... And Other Strange Ways To Go

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 02.17.2012 | Weird News

Death is inevitable. That's a sad but true fact of our existence. But while we are all going to go sometime, each person kicks the bucket in their ...

Driver Busted For Riding With Skeleton In HOV Lane

Posted 01.07.2012 | Weird News

A Washington motorist was busted for making a boneheaded decision -- he put a skeleton in the passenger seat so he could drive in the HOV lane. A ...

David Moye

WATCH: Salmon Swims Up-Street, Not Upstream

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.23.2011 | Weird News

Salmon usually swim upstream, but sometimes circumstances force them to swim up-street. That's the "fish-uation" facing several intrepid salmon who...

Rub-A-Dub-Dub: Kid Trapped In A Tub

Posted 01.08.2012 | Weird News

Typically, parents have to fight to get their kids to wash up, but here's a story of a mom using force to get her child out of the suds. A Washing...

'George Bush' And 'George Bush' Rob Seattle Bank

Posted 12.21.2011 | Weird News

Trick or treat! Seattle police say that two men wearing caricature masks resembling former President George W. Bush robbed a bank late Thursday aft...

Perp Is Pooped After Hiding In Porta-Potty: Cops

Posted 10.04.2011 | Weird News

Gordon Flavia is accused of making a few bad decisions on Tuesday when he crashed his car into his neighbor's condo. But one of his ideas really stunk...

Mom Tries To Sell Baby In Taco Bell: Cops

Posted 09.17.2011 | Crime

A woman tried to sell her newborn baby in a Taco Bell in Washington to a customer for $500, according to Clark County sheriffs. The 36-year-old mot...

Elderly Man Who Was Bound By Robbers Chews His Way To Freedom

Time.com | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

Thank goodness for dentures. Lester Matteson in Shoreline, Washington, is 92, lives in a log cabin and is a hero to a group of third-graders in Ten...

Bin Laden Death Means Teacher Can Shave For First Time In 3,454 Days

David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

After 3,454 days, a middle school teacher in Ephrata, Washington, is finally free to shave a beard he has been growing since Sept. 11, 2001, in the na...