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HOLE-IN-ONE: Golfer Narrowly Escapes Fairway Sinkhole

AP | Posted 05.12.2013 | Weird News

WATERLOO, Ill. (AP) -- When it comes to dealing with this divot, score one for golfer Mark Mihal. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/13Qvco...

Election Comes Down To... A Coin Toss?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.27.2012 | Weird News

Democracy is supposed to be of the people, by the people and for the people. When that doesn't work, it's time for an old standard -- like a coin toss...

Andy Campbell

From Beauty Queen To Buck Hunter: Life After Miss Wisconsin Rules (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.19.2012 | Weird News

You've played Big Buck Hunter, the bar video game in which you drunkenly blast away at fleeing deer with a fake plastic rifle as beautiful babes wink ...

Woman Chased Visitors With Pooper Scooper, Police Say

Quad-Cities Online | Posted 06.27.2012 | Crime

Nobody was hurt when a woman allegedly chased two people out of her house with a pooper-scooper Monday....

FOUR! Two Women Charged With Baring Breasts On Golf Course

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.13.2012 | Weird News

Illinois golfers were given a double bogey on Monday afternoon, as two blondes reportedly flashed them in broad daylight on the golf course. Alicia...

AMAZING X-RAYS: Nail In Brain, Knife Through Eye Socket And More

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 03.22.2012 | Weird News

The 3-and-a-half-inch nail pulled from a Chicago man's head turned doctors at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill., into heroes -- and mad...

Airline Ribs Blagojevich With 'Seat-selling Sale'

AP | Posted 12.09.2011 | Weird News

CHICAGO -- He's been a pitchman for pistachios and a contestant on "Celebrity Apprentice." Now, ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich has become the un...

David Moye

WATCH: Guinness Declares Illinois Woman The World's Shortest Woman

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.19.2011 | Weird News

Bridgette Jordan may be the world's shortest woman, but she's long on heart. Jordan, a 22-year-old student at Kaskasia College in Centralia, Ill., ...

Biker Injured After Crashing Into Urinal

Patch | Posted 11.13.2011 | Weird News

A motorcyclist ended up in the hospital Monday morning when he hit a stainless steel urinal that had fallen off a flatbed truck on a highway near Chic...

Man Busted For Allegedly Taunting, Injuring Police Dog

Plainfield Patch | Posted 10.26.2011 | Weird News

An Illinois man has been arrested for allegedly taunting a police dog and slamming its head with a car door....

Floating Foot In Lake Came From Nobody Important

Posted 10.11.2011 | Weird News

Authorities thought they were searching a lake for a drowned person, but were relieved when they discovered the victim was a dummy. A boy fishing ...

Man Who Returned $17K Fined For Lying About Where He Found The Money

Posted 08.30.2011 | Chicago

Next time he may not be such a good samaritan. A man who returned $17,021 that he discovered in a plastic bag near an ATM has been fined $500 for...

Jailbirds Have Dirty Undies: Report

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- A clothing shortage is forcing inmates in at least one Illinois prison to wear the same underwear several days in a row, causing ...

Man Finds $17K In Plast Bag And Returns It - Would You?

AP | Posted 08.09.2011 | Chicago

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. — Robert Adams craved an ice-cold drink after finishing his shift on a sweltering workday, but not having enough money to ...

David Lohr

Expert: Sex Ranking List Of High School Girls Not Criminal

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.12.2011 | Chicago

A 17-year-old high school student from a Chicago suburb was arrested Monday for allegedly creating and distributing a list of 50 classmates ranked in ...