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Man Sorry For Tossing Drug-filled Football Into Prison

AP | Posted 09.17.2014 | Weird News

JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man is apologizing for trying to throw a football loaded with drugs and cellphones into a state prison yard. Chris...

Walmart Shoplifting Suspect Used Wheelchair Cart For Getaway: Cops

AP | Posted 09.10.2014 | Weird News

FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Police in Michigan say they arrested a shoplifting suspect following her slow-speed getaway in a $1,200 motorized w...

Dollar Store Manager Fired After Spraying Febreze In Alleged Shoplifter's Face

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.12.2014 | Weird News

When Gavyn Edlinger attempted to spray Febreze in an alleged shoplifter's face, he became an Internet sensation. He also became unemployed. Last...

No Charges For Man Who Drove Cross-country With Corpse

AP | Posted 06.06.2014 | Weird News

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Police say a Detroit-area man won't face charges after he failed to immediately tell authorities that his girlfriend had died d...

Man Drives Corpse From Arizona To Michigan

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 08.04.2014 | Crime

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man was so determined to get to Michigan from Arizona that he refused to stop and contact authorities after one of his...

CURSE IT! Teen Fined $200 For Swearing

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.19.2014 | Weird News

A Michigan teenager is saying "WTF" after being fined $200 for cursing near a playground. Last month, Colin Andersen, 19, was hanging with his frie...

US Postal Service Still Trying To Deliver Letter Sent In 1945

AP | Posted 07.14.2014 | Weird News

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — In 1945, a letter was addressed to a western Michigan couple and mailed from a sergeant at an Army base in New York State. I...

WATCH: Man Arrested For Talking Too Long At Board Meeting

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Weird News

BRIDGEPORT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man has been arrested after authorities say he refused to stop talking past a three-minute time limit f...

Woman Finds Python In Secondhand S-s-s-s-sofa

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Now here's a story guaranteed to make you squirm. A woman in Michigan recently got the surprise of her life when she discovered a large reptile coi...

Man Who Faked Own Death Sentenced For Robbing Gun Shop With Hammer

Posted 11.26.2013 | Weird News

A mixed martial arts fighter who who once faked his own death was sentenced Monday for robbing a gun store with a hammer. Charles Rowan, 26, was se...

Lee Speigel

WATCH: Michigan Security Camera Nabs Bizarre Color-Shifting UFO

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 11.07.2013 | Weird News

Every month, numerous UFO videos are posted on YouTube by people all over the world, hoping to prove they have that smoking gun evidence that we are b...

David Moye

Professional Catfighting Is Now A Thing??

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 08.14.2013 | Weird News

There is a new kink in the world of professional sports thanks to a rise in catfighting leagues. Two separate troupes, one in Lansing, Mich., and t...

Suspected Domestic Violence Incident Was Really Just A Guy Farting

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 07.09.2013 | Weird News

Turns out he was just blowing off steam. A recent suspected domestic violence incident in Clawson, Mich. turned out to just be the blood-curdling ...

Student Put Semen In Breath Mint Drops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.20.2013 | Weird News

A former high school student in Saginaw, MI, who put semen in a breath mint drop bottle and distributed it to students could have his arrest record pe...

WATCH: Guilty Thief Returns $800 From 1980s Michigan Burglary

AP | Posted 03.19.2013 | Weird News

HASTINGS, Mich. -- A burglar expressing guilt about stealing $800 from a western Michigan store three decades ago has repaid the money, plus some inte...

LOOK At Frozen Paradise Forms In Frigid Waters

AP | Posted 03.09.2013 | Weird News

READMOND TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- An ice island that's formed off Michigan's northern Lower Peninsula is attracting attention. Outdoor enthusiast Josh Bake...

Woman Claims She Was Fired For Discussing Stolen Porn With Jimmy Kimmel

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.02.2013 | Weird News

Lots of people lose their job, but few people can say it's because they went on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to discuss their fiance's stolen porn collection. ...

WATCH: Giant Ice Boulders Invading Lake Michigan

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.01.2013 | Weird News

The shores of Good Harbor Bay on Lake Michigan are being invaded by a strange phenomenon: Giant ice boulders. Hundreds of basketball-sized ice boul...

UFOs Over Michigan Baffle Multiple Eyewitnesses (VIDEO)

Lee Speigel | Posted 01.15.2013 | Weird News

There's no official explanation yet of what people reported in the skies over Detroit last Thursday night. "I've been watching the airplanes tonigh...

McDonald's 'Robber' Returns To Eat

AP | Posted 01.07.2013 | Weird News

PONTIAC, Mich. -- Officials say a suspected robber of a suburban Detroit restaurant who apparently returned months later to get some food is under arr...

Lee Speigel

Michigan UFO Video: Unexplained Or Just A Plane?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 12.08.2012 | Weird News

On Tuesday night, Jeff Holko noticed something in the sky above Grand Blanc Township, Mich., that he couldn't explain, so he aimed his cellular phone ...

BIG DOG: This Great Dane Is The World's Tallest

AP | Posted 11.13.2012 | Weird News

OTSEGO, Mich. -- A Great Dane from Michigan is doggone tall. The Guinness World Records 2013 book published Thursday recognizes Zeus of Otsego, Mich....

Bet You Can't Juggle Three Basketballs While Jogging Like This Guy

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.16.2012 | Weird News

Some people Ryan McLincha's age shuffle down the street in walkers. This 61-year-old just set a world record running a mile in 8 minutes, 44 seconds -...

TOO NEIGHBORLY? Drunk Guy Slips Into Sleeping Neighbors' Bed

Associated Press | Posted 08.02.2012 | Weird News

PUTNAM TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a Michigan couple got an unexpected visit from a drunken 27-year-old neighbor who wandered into their ...

World-Record Cherry Pit Spitter Beaten By First Timer At Championship

AP | Posted 07.08.2012 | Weird News

EAU CLAIRE, Mich. -- Ronn Matt's wife encouraged him to enter the annual International Cherry Pit Spitting Championship in southwestern Michigan on Sa...