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Drunk Couple Tries To Burn Down Pizza Place With Moonshine: Cops

Posted 03.06.2014 | Weird News

It's not delivery, it's destruction. Leticia Kagele, 36, and Matthew Bossard, 32, were arrested Monday night after allegedly using moonshine to se...

Lee Speigel

WATCH: Oregon UFO Captured On Night Vision Video

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 02.07.2014 | Weird News

On the night of Jan. 21, an Oregon citizen captured video of what he thought was a UFO. While we've offered many previous UFO videos, what makes this ...

Postal Workers Sent To Hospital After Pepper Spray Accident

AP | Posted 11.09.2013 | Weird News

PORTLAND, Ore. -- PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A letter carrier's spray intended to fend off aggressive dogs accidentally went off inside a Portland, Ore.,...

Do Anteaters Make Good Pets? One Woman Thinks So

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.06.2013 | Weird News

Angela Goodwin is not bugged by insects in her Oakridge, Oregon home -- thanks to two anteaters she keeps as pets. Goodwin, 37, got her first antea...

Emily Thomas

2-Headed Calf Born On Family Farm

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Thomas | Posted 09.20.2013 | Weird News

No, you're not seeing double. This is an actual two-headed calf. On Monday, the body of a recently born calf was found dead in the pasture of the K...

Man High On Mushrooms Fires Police Gun, Busts Out Of Handcuffs: Cops

AP | Posted 07.31.2013 | Weird News

BEAVERTON, Ore. -- A man who was high on mushrooms entered an Oregon city hall, struggled with officers, grabbed and fired a sergeant's gun, and broke...

10,000 People Without Power Thanks To Squirrel

Posted 07.01.2013 | Weird News

Awww, nuts! A lone squirrel knocked out the power for almost 10,000 people in Multnomah County, Ore., Monday morning, KOIN reported. The furry f...

Man Who Rubbed Glue In Women's Hair Now Accused Of Ejaculating In It

Posted 05.15.2013 | Weird News

Cream rinse! Jared Weston Walter, 26, is accused of masturbating and ejaculating on heads of TriMet bus passengers in Portland, Oregon, The Oregoni...

Smokejumpers Land In Pot Garden

AP | Posted 05.10.2013 | Weird News

MEDFORD, Ore. -- A team of smokejumpers parachuting into a fire in the mountains of Southern Oregon landed in an illegal marijuana garden being prepar...

Accused Beer Thief Allegedly Brought Mouse To Robbery

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.08.2013 | Weird News

A man arrested for trying to steal a case of beer had a very unusual accessory to the crime: A mouse in his pocket. John Jacobson, 20, allegedly at...

Psychiatrist Booby-Trapped Bike Trails

AP | JEFF BARNARD | Posted 05.01.2013 | Weird News

GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- A psychiatrist pleaded guilty Wednesday and was sentenced to 30 days in jail for planting booby traps that injured Oregon mountai...

School Shooting 'Drill' Terrifies Teachers

Posted 05.02.2013 | Weird News

A teacher's meeting at an Oregon elementary school was interrupted Friday by two masked men with handguns who began firing at random. Here's what t...

Woman Believes God Saved Her From Burglar, Doesn't Call Cops

Posted 03.02.2013 | Weird News

A Seattle woman believes God saved her from a burglar, so she didn't even bother calling police, KOMO News reports. The woman, whose name has not ...

WATCH: Bizarre UFO Caught On Tape Over Oregon

Lee Speigel | Posted 02.23.2013 | Weird News

On the same day that a huge meteor crashed in Russia after breaking up over the Ural Mountains and injuring more than 1,000 people, two residents of G...

Michael McLaughlin

Used Car Salesman Lies About 'Daughter' In Sexy Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.29.2012 | Weird News

Don't worry everybody, a used car salesman isn't exploiting his daughter to sell autos; he's exploiting someone else's daughter. Kim Ridley of Ore...

SLEEPING ON THE JOB: Police Say This Man Fell Asleep During An Attempted Burglary

AP | Posted 09.24.2012 | Weird News

HILLSBORO, Ore. -- Sheriff's deputies responding to a burglary call say they found a 20-year-old man asleep on the kitchen floor of a home in Oregon. ...

Man Armed With Insect Repellant Robs Restaurant

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.15.2012 | Weird News

Police in Oregon are trying to sting a man who robbed a local restaurant using bug spray as his weapon of choice. The thief came into a place calle...

HONEST CROOK: This Guy Robbed A Bank And Then Drove To Police Station To Confess

AP | Posted 08.25.2012 | Weird News

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A suburban Portland man says he was so moved by a documentary exploring the cause of the Great Recession that he decided to ro...

Matthew Fox Charged With Drunk Driving

Newser | Posted 07.07.2012 | Crime

First it was a stripper, then a bar brawl, and now it's a DUI for Matthew Fox. The Lost star was busted early Friday in Oregon, where he lives. ...

David Lohr

Lion Tries To Eat Zebra-Striped Toddler At Oregon Zoo (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.10.2012 | Weird News

A lioness at the Oregon Zoo thought she found herself the perfect meal when a Bend family recently brought a baby zebra to her enclosure. There was...

Boring, Oregon, Becomes A Sister City To Dull Scotland

AP | Posted 04.26.2012 | Weird News

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Boring: Meet Dull. That's what happened when two small towns, one in the U.S. state of Oregon and the other in Scotland, decided to...

Mom Allegedly Watched Her Underage Daughter Strip

Posted 03.18.2012 | Crime

In December, Christina Lopez complained to police that her 17-year-old daughter was stripping. Now, the 42-year-old Oregon woman faces charges beca...

Cops: Man Attacked Shoppers With Light Saber

Posted 12.15.2011 | Weird News

That's not how you use the force! An Oregon man went Darth Vader on customers at Toys 'R' Us this week when he allegedly assaulted at least three p...

Marijuana Flung From Car Pelts Oregon Trooper

AP | Posted 12.14.2011 | Crime

EUGENE Ore. -- An Oregon state trooper says he was giving chase at more than 100 mph when suspects in the car ahead ripped open half-pound bags of mar...

Suspect Falls Through Ceiling Into Police Custody

Posted 01.01.2012 | Weird News

In the Pacific Northwest, when it rains, it pours -- including criminals. Police say that a man hiding from them in an attic fell through the ceil...