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Women Find Python In Trunk Of Rental Car

AP | Posted 09.25.2014 | Weird News

KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — Police say two women opened the trunk of their rental car to retrieve their luggage and were greeted by a snake. The women ...

Police Investigating Horrific Screams Discover THIS

AP | Posted 02.04.2014 | Weird News

CHINA, Maine (AP) — Police responding to reports of screaming coming from a home in Maine didn't find a victim of domestic violence as they feared. ...

RETURN TO SENDER: Alleged Masturbator Miffs Mailman

Posted 09.24.2013 | Weird News

He had a package for the mailman, but it wasn't well received. Nathan Harrington, 38, received a criminal summons for indecent conduct after his ma...

LOOK: 6-Clawed Lobster Finds New Home

Posted 09.09.2013 | Weird News

At least one lobster has managed to stay out of hot water this summer. Lola, a six-clawed lobster caught off the coast of Hyannis, Mass., was donat...

Two-tone Lobster Shown In Maine

AP | Posted 10.30.2013 | Weird News

PORTLAND, Maine — Maine has seen its share of blue lobsters, orange lobsters, albino lobsters and calico lobsters. But one on display at a Portl...

Rotting-fish Gas Overwhelms Maine Fishermen

AP | Posted 10.23.2013 | Weird News

ROCKLAND, Maine — Decaying herring inside the fish hold of an 89-foot trawler has created enough noxious gas with a rotting-egg smell to sicken ...

WATCH: News Crew Finds Missing Man As They Report On Him

Posted 05.29.2013 | Weird News

A man missing from Limington, Maine, was found Tuesday morning by the very news crew reporting on his disappearance. Robert McDonough, 73, was rep...

Maine Hermit Was Quiet, Smart, Nerdy

AP | Posted 04.14.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Maine -- Former classmates of a man who kept hidden in the woods of Maine for 27 years and who's known as the North Pond Hermit remember him...

Maine Woods 'Hermit' Accused In More Than 1,000 Burglaries

AP | GLENN ADAMS | Posted 06.10.2013 | Weird News

ROME, Maine — A man who lived like a hermit for decades in a makeshift camp in the woods and may be responsible for more than 1,000 burglaries f...

Woman Carrying Fetus In Bag Is In The Clear

AP | Posted 05.06.2013 | Weird News

BANGOR, Maine — Authorities in Bangor, Maine, say no criminal charges are pending in the case of a woman found carrying a fetus in a plastic gro...

High School Students Suspended Because Of Pot Cookies

AP | Posted 12.10.2012 | Crime

CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine -- Marijuana-laced cookies taken by a student to a Maine high school on a day ethics and values were being discussed have sicken...

Man Gripes To Police That Prostitute Still Owes Him 10 Minutes

AP | Posted 12.05.2012 | Weird News

OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine -- Police in Maine say a man called them to complain a prostitute hadn't given him his money's worth – so they arrested...

The First ACTUAL Sign Of The Zombie Apocalypse

AP | Posted 12.11.2012 | Weird News

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Drivers may have gotten a chuckle out of an electronic message board in Maine warning of zombies, but city officials were not ...

Real-life 'Hamburglar' Steals McDonald's Order

AP | Posted 05.27.2012 | Weird News

AUGUSTA, Maine — A real-life Hamburglar has struck at a Maine McDonald's. Police say a young man, seemingly inspired by the pattie purloining c...

Prisoner Got Out To Get Off

Posted 03.13.2012 | Weird News

Sex like this has got to be illegal. A correction officer said he spotted a Maine inmate crawling in the county jail's corridors after apparently ...

27-lb Lobster Reeled In Maine

Newser.com | Posted 04.28.2012 | Weird News

A big catch in Maine: a 40-inch, 27-pound lobster was trapped in a shrimp net two weeks ago, and it turns out that "Rocky" is the largest crustacean e...

Mustache Film Festival To Be Held In Maine

Reuters | Daniel Lovering | Posted 04.07.2012 | Weird News

By Daniel Lovering (Reuters) - Move over, Cannes. Maine will be playing host to its first-ever international mustache film festival, pa...

Black Widow Spiders Sent To Maine Shipyard

AP | Posted 02.12.2012 | Weird News

BATH, Maine -- A Navy shipbuilder in Maine says it had to fumigate a warehouse and part of a warship because a shipment of parts from the West Coast c...

Maine Man Jailed For Keeping Live Deer In Trunk

AP | Posted 11.02.2011 | Weird News

SKOWHEGAN, Maine (Associated Press) -- A Maine man has served a 10-day jail sentence for putting an injured deer in the trunk of his car and keeping i...

How To Live Cheaply: Couple Lives In Shipping Containers

AP | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

ELLSWORTH, Maine — A rural Maine couple calls home a pair of former shipping containers bought online for $1,500. Trevor Seip and Jennifer Sans...