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WATCH: Home Has Flammable Tap Water

Posted 01.12.2013 | Weird News

If you can't take the heat... don't turn on the water? A few weeks ago, one Ohio family was shocked when their tap water caught on fire, NBC News r...

Stripper Falls 15 Feet During Lap Dance

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.16.2013 | Crime

An exotic dancer in Cleveland is in critical condition after falling off a 15-foot balcony while giving a lap dance to a customer. The accident hap...

He Was Willing To Quit Pot if Judge Let Him Have Just One More Joint

AP | Posted 11.15.2012 | Crime

CINCINNATI -- A judge's offer to allow an Ohio drug defendant the chance to stay out of prison if he'd give up marijuana might have just gone up in sm...

That Guy's A Cop And That Bucket Is Full Of Urine—Now He's In Trouble

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2012 | Weird News

An Ohio police officer said he got soaked after being suspended for dunking his head in a bucket of urine while off-duty. Last month, Phil Croucher...

Strip Club To Be Boys & Girls Club

Posted 11.14.2012 | Weird News

It's a place where people go to socialize, engage in extra-curricular activities, and have fun. Now it's going to be a Boys & Girls Club. A form...

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'Breaking Amish' Cast Claim Bestiality Rampant Among Amish

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.18.2012 | Crime

Viewers tuning into a recent episode of TLC's new hit show "Breaking Amish" saw the cast discussing Amish men having sex with animals, sparking questi...

WATCH: The Price You Pay For Leading Police On A Car Chase In The Nude

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.18.2012 | Weird News

The naked truth for Erin Holdsworth is this: She's has been sentenced to 18 months behind bars for leading Ohio police on a high-speed car chase while...

Amish Beard-Cutting 'Hate Crime' Photo RELEASED

Posted 09.04.2012 | Crime

Samuel Mullet Sr. ordered his followers to hold down one of his former adherents and cut off his beard with horse-mane shears. A photo of the incid...

Stick-Wielding Bigfoot Runs Across Ohio Path In Front Of Startled Biker

Lee Speigel | Posted 08.23.2012 | Weird News

Is Bigfoot stalking the wooded areas of Ohio? A video is making the Internet rounds that claims to show a large, dark, hairy creature running acros...

91-WRONG: He Asked 911 To Send Him A Ride To Buy Beer

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 08.07.2012 | Weird News

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) -- When you're out of beer and need a ride to get some, who you gonna' call? Not 911. The Columbia Daily Herald reported ci...

Industrial Accident Scalps Woman (WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.27.2012 | Crime

Monica Thayer is lucky to be alive after an industrial accident that nearly ripped off her skull during her first week on the job. On July 2, Thaye...

PARACHUTING GRANDMA: This 82-Year-Old Woman Parachuted To Raise Money For A Food Pantry

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 08.24.2012 | Weird News

LIMA, Ohio (AP) -- Two great-grandmothers in their 80s have parachuted from a plane to raise money for a veterans' food pantry in northwest Ohio. T...

'Touchdown Jesus' Statue To Be Replaced By Ohio Church

AP | Posted 06.18.2012 | Weird News

MONROE, Ohio -- A towering roadside Jesus statue destroyed two years ago in a lightning fire will be replaced later this summer in southwest Ohio. Th...

Woman Wants $500 Billion For Towed Car

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.08.2012 | Weird News

Here's the plan: We go to court for our towed car and we demand... $500 BILLION! Michelle Mathis is no Dr. Evil, but she is hell-bent on compensati...

Darth Vader Robs Bank

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.27.2012 | Crime

Just be glad this guy's not your father. A man wearing a Darth Vader mask robbed a Toledo, Ohio bank last week, escaping with an undisclosed amount...

CASH POOR: This Man Faces A $500 Fine For Dropping $1 On The Ground

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.24.2012 | Weird News

John Davis didn't come up with the phrase, "No good deed goes unpunished," but it's understandable if he now believes. Davis, who lives in Elyria, ...

TWIST AND SHOUT: Ohio Deputy Orders Inmates To Dance, Gets Fired

AP | KANTELE FRANKO | Posted 07.03.2012 | Weird News

A northeast Ohio sheriff fired a deputy for ordering five jail inmates to dance to a song by Usher in exchange for privileges such as using a phone or...

Woman With 'GOD' On Her Mind Gets Arrested

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.01.2012 | Weird News

An Ohio woman, sporting a heavenly tattoo on her forehead, landed in jail on Sunday night after she allegedly stalked a corrections officer -- whom sh...

BUS-TED! This Bus Driver Attacks Passenger She Believes Stole Her Wallet

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.24.2012 | Weird News

A bus driver in Columbus, Ohio, may get busted after brawling with a passenger accused of stealing her wallet. The incident happened last week when...

Get Your Rocks Off: Crews Will Destroy Boulder That Crushed House

AP | Posted 05.22.2012 | Weird News

ATHENS, Ohio — Crews are expected to use jackhammers to remove a large boulder that fell from a southeast Ohio hillside, crushing a car and dama...

BOULDER DASH! Huge Rock Crushes Cars, Home

Posted 03.21.2012 | Weird News

Talk about rock and roll. A boulder tumbled down an Ohio hillside on Tuesday night, ripping out utility lines before crushing two cars and part of...

Man In Socks And Nothing Else Flees Car Crash

Posted 02.08.2012 | Weird News

Mothers everywhere used to warn their children to wear clean underwear in case they got in an accident, but this guy apparently didn't get the message...

WATCH: TV Station Covers High-Profile Trial With Puppets

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 03.21.2012 | Weird News

CLEVELAND — It's "Sesame Street" meets the unseemly side of politics. With cameras barred from a high-profile corruption trial, a television st...

Adopt A Horse Abandoned By Amish Teen

AP | Posted 03.09.2012 | Weird News

SOUTH RUSSELL, Ohio -- Wally the Walmart horse is looking for a new home. That's the nickname given to a 9-year-old standardbred horse that a humane ...

Karaoke Brawl!

Posted 12.23.2011 | Weird News

Your eardrums and your pride aren't the only things you risk injuring when you visit a karaoke bar. Police in Ohio say a disgruntled karaoke perfor...