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This Lady Probably Saw A Ghost Right Before Cops Took Her Mugshot

(15) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 10:11 AM

An Oklahoma woman obviously saw a ghost just as she posed for authorities to capture her mugshot.

How else does one explain the petrified expression in the booking photo of 23-year-old Ashley Stabbler? The Tusla local was was arrested Monday afternoon for improper license plates, driving with a suspended license,...

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Former Cop Allegedly Kept Over 100 Animals In Filthy Home

(30) Comments | Posted February 23, 2015 | 12:47 PM

A retired Phoenix police officer is accused of hoarding more than 100 animals in squalid conditions and without adequate food at her home.

Andrea Mikkel, 62, faces 80 counts of animal cruelty following her arrest Thursday, AZ Central reports. The bust comes about one month after authorities raided...

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Corpse Found In Lake Likely Missing Woman, Police Say

(2) Comments | Posted February 23, 2015 | 10:18 AM

Following an "exhaustive search," police in Florida believe they have found the body of a woman who went missing earlier this month.

A vehicle that belonged to Apryl Foster, 33, was pulled out of Mango Lake in Tampa on Sunday, the Orlando Sentinel reports. With it, authorities found...

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Hello, Crab. Goodbye, Crab.

(14) Comments | Posted February 21, 2015 | 9:57 AM

You're out there, in the wild, enjoying nature, taking it all in, when all of a sudden... IT'S AN OCTOPUS EATING A CRAB!


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Police In New Mexico Believe Death Of Man, Young Daughter Was Murder-Suicide

(9) Comments | Posted February 13, 2015 | 12:27 PM

A custody dispute may have led a New Mexico father to fatally shoot his 7-year-old daughter before turning the gun on himself, authorities say.

Rio Rancho police discovered the tragic crime scene on Wednesday when they attempted to help the girl's mother pick her up from her father's home,

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Man Who Shot Barber While He Cut Hair Sentenced To Life In Prison

(5) Comments | Posted February 6, 2015 | 9:33 AM

A former barber shop employee who murdered his boss after being fired from his job was sentenced to life in prison Thursday.

Charles Dewayne Hooks, 32, pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of 29-year-old Alejandro Fernandez, the Dallas Morning-News reports.

Police in Texas said that on the late...

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Man Killed 5 Small Alligators For Gator Tail Super Bowl Meal, Police Say

(10) Comments | Posted February 4, 2015 | 9:18 AM

See you later, man accused of killing alligator.

Police in Florida say a man caught, killed, and chopped the tails off five small gators, which he planned to cook for his Super Bowl meal, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.

Richard Nixie, 30, was arrested Sunday, two hours before...

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Angry Florida Man Smashed Car Into Woman On Horse: Cops

(54) Comments | Posted February 2, 2015 | 11:02 AM

A Florida man is accused of ramming his truck into a woman on horseback after an argument early Sunday morning.

Authorities say that a group of horseback riders were taking a break along the St. Johns River near Orange City when Christopher Todd, 21, sped by in a white 2015...

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WATCH: Beauty Pageant Runner-Up Grabs Tiara From Queen's Head

(92) Comments | Posted January 31, 2015 | 10:01 AM

A beauty pageant contestant should be graceful and compassionate. But oh how they can be such sore losers.

Just take a look at this Brazilian pageant runner-up, who nearly took the queen's head off when she lunged to the front of the stage to snag the Miss Amazon...

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Man Accused Of Murdering His Mother Wants Slain Cats 'Pumpkin And Puffy' Added To Indictment

(7) Comments | Posted January 23, 2015 | 8:51 AM

A Massachusetts man who confessed to killing his mother and her two cats says he will change his plea to guilty, but only if the deceased cats are added to the indictment.

Matthew McAveeney, 46, made the unusual request in Woburn Superior Court on Wednesday, CBS Boston reports....

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Tech Entrepreneur Charged With Murder Of Ex-Wife's New Husband

(4) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 10:50 AM

A high-profile technology entrepreneur is charged with murder after police say he fatally shot his ex-wife's new husband.

Authorities in Virginia arrested Minh Nguyen, 38, in connection with the death of Corey Mattison in Ashburn, Virginia, on Thursday night.

Polices say that Nguyen fatally shot Mattison after the two men...

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2 California Teachers Accused Of Having Sex With Students On Beach

(62) Comments | Posted January 19, 2015 | 11:17 AM

A pair of high school teachers in California have been arrested on suspicion of having sex with students during an alcohol-fueled party at the beach.

Melody Lippert, 38, and Michelle Ghirelli, 30, were arrested Saturday after other teachers at South Hills High School alerted authorities to circulating rumors of the...

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Driver Sandwiched By 2 Semi-Trucks Describes Horrifying Crash (PHOTO)

(104) Comments | Posted January 18, 2015 | 8:19 PM

One terrifying photo, two band-aids, and some incredible luck.

Kaleb Whitby was driving Saturday on Interstate 84 in Oregon when his Chevy Silverado collided with a semi-truck, flipping him over on the highway. As he held on for his life, another semi-truck came plowing through, crushing the Silverado...

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(10) Comments | Posted January 18, 2015 | 9:51 AM

Bad dog. Sorry, Jimmy.

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UPDATE: Sheriff's 'IN DOG WE TRUST' Rug Fetches Big Money At Auction

(2) Comments | Posted January 16, 2015 | 2:59 PM

A couple thousand bones, and this item could be yours.

A rug that sat in the the entrance area of The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office in Florida for several months until a deputy noticed that it read "IN DOG WE TRUST" will be auctioned off for charity.


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Phoenix Police Make Arrest In 1990s Double-Murder Cold Case

(12) Comments | Posted January 14, 2015 | 2:38 PM

Police in Arizona have made an arrest in a double murder cold case more than two decades old.

On Tuesday night, authorities with the Phoenix Police Department arrested Bryan Patrick Miller, 42, in connection with the slayings of 22-year-old Angela Brosso and 17-year-old Melanie Bernas, AZ Central reports....

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Man Allegedly Pees In Washing Machine

(5) Comments | Posted January 14, 2015 | 10:15 AM

Say what you will about HuffPost Weird News -- at least we're housebroken.

Apparently the same claim can not be made for one Vermont gentleman, who authorities say relieved himself in a washing machine at the Waterbury Laundry & Dry, according to The Smoking Gun.


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Husband Of Missing New Jersey Woman Charged With Murder

(5) Comments | Posted January 13, 2015 | 2:29 PM

The husband of a New Jersey woman missing since New Year's Eve has been charged with her murder.

Kyle J. Crosby, 28, was taken into police custody early Tuesday morning in connection with the death of his wife, 26-year-old Erica Crippen, the South Jersey Times reports.

Crippen, a...

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Elderly Woman Stabs Senior Home Neighbor In Fight Over Cat, Residents Say

(6) Comments | Posted January 13, 2015 | 9:52 AM

An elderly woman is recovering in the hospital and another was in police custody after a dispute between neighbors turned violent at a senior living facility in California.

Police say that Barbara Holland, 70, had a longstanding feud with her 75-year-old neighbor at St. Francis Manor, a Sacramento senior living...

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Florida Mom Drove With Son On Hood Of Car, Police Say

(11) Comments | Posted January 12, 2015 | 2:10 PM

A Florida mom took a wrong turn with the law when she allegedly drove off with her teenage son on the front hood of her car.

Police say that Tojuana Lowe was driving approximately 25 mph on State Road 434 when they spotted her driving with her son by the...

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