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Groom Chases Thief Who Grabbed Wedding Gifts

AP | Posted 07.02.2014 | Weird News

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas couple who had just renewed their wedding vows got a rude shock when a man tried to steal wedding gifts from the recepti...

Man Accused Of Stabbing City Worker After His Water Was Shut Off

AP | Posted 06.27.2014 | Crime

CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri man angered that his water had been shut off repeatedly stabbed a city water department bookkeeper i...

A Strange Journey Into A Near-Deserted Secondhand Store

Annabel Osberg | Posted 07.12.2014 | Weird News
Annabel Osberg

On the fringes of the boarded-up hinterlands of a former industrial section of a small Missouri town stands a building, decrepit yet painted a shade of purple so striking that it seems phantasmal against its drab backdrop of deadened grays and tans.

Man Sent Cat Poop To Companies That Didn't Hire Him

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.10.2014 | Weird News

Nobody likes being turned down for a job, but Jevons Brown thought it was especially crappy. The 58-year-old St. Louis man decided to let his prosp...

Convicted Robber Asks Judge For Maximum Sentence

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

Some people have trouble staying out of jail. Roy Murphy has trouble getting in. The 43-year-old Missouri man, accused of trying to rob a convenie...

Lee Speigel

WATCH: Look-Alike UFOs Over Missouri And Arizona

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 08.01.2013 | Weird News

Whatever it was over the skies of Tucson, Ariz. and Kansas City, Mo., eyewitnesses in both cities agree -- it was quite a show. Unusual displays of...

WATCH: Is This Bikini Too Teeny For A Water Park?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.08.2013 | Weird News

Missouri calls itself the "Show Me" state, but there's only so much one woman was allowed to show at a water park. When Madelyn Sheaffer went to th...

Bus Passenger Pours Gas On Unwanted Seatmate, Threatens To Light Match: Cops

Posted 07.02.2013 | Weird News

A woman angry with a stranger on a bus in Kansas City, Mo., is accused of splashing gasoline on passengers and threatening to light a match. At ab...

Student Arrested For Changing Teen's Name To 'Masturbate'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.28.2013 | Weird News

When officials at Hickman High School in Columbia, Mo., discovered that one of the yearbook staffers had changed a student's name to "Masturbate," the...

Student's Alleged Prank May Have Gone Too Far

Posted 04.22.2013 | Weird News

This sounds even worse than decaf. A 16-year-old student, whose name has not been released, was charged with assault earlier this month for alleged...

David Moye

This Building Avoided A Tornado -- Not That You Can Tell

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 03.02.2012 | Weird News

There are many unbelievable items at the Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Odditorium in Branson, Mo., including a full-size stagecoach made of toothpicks a...

It's A Steal -- Bonnie And Clyde Guns Sold At Auction

AP | Posted 03.24.2012 | Weird News

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two guns thought to have been used by bank-robbing fugitives Bonnie and Clyde have snatched $210,000 at an auction in Kansas ...

WATCH FOWL PLAY: Wannabe Frat Boy Leaves Leaves Dead Ducks In Doorway

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 11.23.2011 | Weird News

At a time when most Americans are thinking of turkey, the main topic of discussion at Southeast Missouri State University is ducks. Sixteen dead a...

Lee Speigel

B-2 Stealth Bomber Mistaken For UFO

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 12.25.2011 | Weird News

People in Missouri have been scratching their heads this month over a rash of UFO sightings that has them wondering if it's alien visitors, small plan...

Ferret Chews Off Baby's Fingers, Parents Charged

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

The parents of a 4-month-old Missouri boy who lost seven fingers during a pet ferret attack have been charged with first-degree child endangerment for...

Kansas City Police Shoot Alligator . . . Well, It Looked Like An Alligator . . . (VIDEO)

AP | By BILL DRAPER | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- Police responding to a rare alligator sighting in suburban Kansas City took quick action to dispatch of the beast, shooting it in...

David Moye

Conceptual Artist Makes Perfume From Urine

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Conceptual artist Cherry Tree has a scent of mystery about her. And the smell of urine. Her urine. And it's intentional. For the last five years, T...