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This Caddy Burns Wood To Burn Rubber

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.11.2014 | Weird News

When Herb Hartman wants to fuel up his prized 1991 Cadillac, he heads to the chopping block, not the gas station. Hartman, a retired machinist in W...

Man Pulls Knife On Brother For Eating Too Many PB&J Sandwiches: Cops

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police say an Iowa man was arrested after he pulled a knife on his brother during a fight over peanut butter and jelly sandw...

Students Find Man Eating Rocks, Talking About Meth Outside School: Cops

Posted 12.09.2013 | Weird News

If the meth doesn't wreck his teeth, the rock-eating certainly will. Michael Sutton, 36, was arrested last week after some high school students fou...

Drunk Guy Mistakes $20 Bill For Cell Phone: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.03.2013 | Weird News

Cell phones may be getting slimmer, but you'd have to be really drunk to confuse one with a $20 bill. Police in Iowa City, Iowa, say Deaaron M. Hea...

Guess What 'Conor P. Fudge' Is Accused Of Stealing

Posted 10.01.2013 | Weird News

When real-life Walter White is sought on a meth charge, it's a story. When Leonard Dickman gets arrested on a public indecency charge, it's a story. S...

LOOK: After The Car Split, So Did The Driver

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.03.2013 | Weird News

The driver of a 2000 Pontiac Grand Am that split in half after crashing into a utility pole in Des Moines, Iowa, also decided to split -- and police a...

Bank Robber In Green Dress Stylishly Robs Iowa Bank

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.23.2013 | Weird News

The First State Bank was robbed Monday by a robber, who is described as a 5’4” female with dark red or brown hair that may be a wig. However, ...

ALL SHOOK UP: Elvis Impersonator Gets In Police Standoff

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.22.2013 | Weird News

This Elvis allegedly didn't want to leave the building -- so he got into a standoff with police in Des Moines, Iowa, that lasted more than 30 hours. ...

Man Breaks Into Lingerie Store, 'Pleases Self Anally' In Office: Cops

Posted 02.26.2013 | Weird News

Pro tip: If you're going to disguise yourself in a wig and a dress, make sure you cover the tattoo of your own name. Police in Davenport, Iowa say...

115-year-old Iowa Woman Is Now World's Oldest Woman

AP | Posted 12.05.2012 | Weird News

JOHNSTON, Iowa -- A 115-year-old woman in Iowa has become the world's oldest living person. Guinness World Records posted on its website Wednesday th...

SLICK ONE: Naked Man Covered In Crisco 'Was Looking...To Party'

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.11.2012 | Weird News

It's amazing that cops were able to slip handcuffs on Chad William Forber, considering he was covered head to toe in Crisco when he was arrested. F...

WATCH: This Man Was Arrested For Driving Drunk With Zebra

Posted 07.22.2012 | Weird News

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) -- An Iowa man stopped outside a Dubuque bar with a small zebra and a parrot in his truck has been charged with drunken driving. ...

Pet Alligator Seized From Home With Infant, Dog

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.07.2012 | Weird News

Cops confiscated an alligator in a Des Moines home this week after it was found in the same house as an infant and a dog. The Des Moines Register r...

Margarine Still Missing After Stolen Truck Found

AP | Posted 12.22.2011 | Crime

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Authorities say a thief who slipped away with $50,000 worth of margarine remains at large even though the truck that carried the p...

How Much Would You Pay To Name A Creek?

AP | Posted 11.30.2011 | Weird News

KALONA, Iowa -- One Iowa town is hoping to raise money for sidewalks by auctioning off naming rights to a local creek. The creek in Kalona is current...

83 Year Old Candidate Arrested For Alleged Prostitution

Posted 01.03.2012 | Weird News

If you're a politician, you're never too old for a sex scandal On Tuesday, police arrested Ben Clifford Dawson, an 83-year-old candidate eying a se...

Bones Popping Out of the Ground At Iowa Cemeter

Posted 12.20.2011 | Weird News

That which is buried six-feet-under, should probably remain six-feet-under. So when one Iowa woman visited her relatives in Lehigh's Oak Grove Ceme...

Pumpkin Found Hanging In Pear Tree In Iowa (VIDEO)

AP | David Moye | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

GREENFIELD, Iowa (AP)-- An Iowa couple have discovered an eerie presence in their pear tree, just in time for the approaching Halloween season. The...

Council Bluffs Man Claims Hot Dog Man Statue (VIDEO)

AP | David Moye | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa -- Police in Iowa say the case of the Hot Dog Man statue has finally been solved. Police Capt. Terry LeMaster says the owner w...

Teacher Busted For Alleged Drinking And Driving Lesson

Posted 10.22.2011 | Weird News

Iowa police say that a 62-year-old driving teacher gave wine to a 14- and 16-year-old girl and then let them get behind the wheel during a recent less...

Wurst Crime Ever: Woman Arrested In Sausage Throwing Incident

Posted 09.26.2011 | Crime

Congratulations, Tajuana Banks, you are the wurst. The 31-year-old woman from Des Moines allegedly assaulted a woman with a German sausage on Monda...

(WATCBH) Drunk Teen Wakes Under Moving Train And Survives

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

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