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Pennsylvania Widow Loses Home Over $6 Debt

AP | Posted 04.29.2014 | Crime

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) — A widow was given ample notice before her $280,000 house was sold at a tax auction three years ago over $6.30 in unpaid interest,...

David Lohr

Male Police Officer Dresses As Amish Woman To Catch Alleged Child Predator [PHOTO]

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.16.2014 | Crime

Police officer Chad Adams dressed as an Amish woman for nearly two months earlier this year, in an attempt to catch a man who Amish families in Wester...

Teasing Over Vaginal Flatulence On School Bus Leads To Groin Attack

David Lohr | Posted 01.27.2014 | Weird News

A 13-year-old male high school student was teasing an 18-year-old girl about her vaginal flatulence before being struck in his testicles, police said....

Police 'Like' Wanted Suspect's Facebook Post

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

FREELAND, Pa. (AP) — Police in one northeastern Pennsylvania town really "liked" this Facebook post. Officers in Freeland arrested 35-year-old Anth...

Have You Seen The 'Swiss Cheese Pervert'?

Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

Cheese! At least buy it dinner first. The Mayfair Town Watch of Mayfair, Penn., posted a warning on Facebook Thursday that residents should "pleas...

Sneezing Driver Causes Massive Corn Syrup Spill On Highway

AP | Posted 12.06.2013 | Weird News

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — State police in Pennsylvania say a truck driver apparently blacked out after sneezing, causing his vehicle to overturn, spill...

David Lohr

Pennsylvania Town Axes Naked Haunted House

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.27.2013 | Weird News

Officials in a small Pennsylvania township have told organizers of the "Naked and Scared" haunted house challenge to keep their pants on. According...

David Lohr

At Naked Haunted House Every Goosebump Shows

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.27.2013 | Weird News

Don't worry about pissing in your pants at this haunted house -- you won't be wearing any. Pennsylvania's Shocktoberfest offers a "Naked and Scared...

FREE TO GOOD HOME: 8-Foot Polar Bear

AP | Posted 08.17.2013 | Weird News

JONESTOWN, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania restaurant owner is trying to find a good home for an 8-foot stuffed polar bear. For years, patrons of the Woods Cre...

12-Year-Old Robs Lemonade Stand With BB Gun: Police

AP | Posted 08.01.2013 | Weird News

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. -- Authorities say a 12-year-old boy used a BB gun to rob a 10-year-old who was running a lemonade stand in western Pennsylvania. John...

Porn Star Kicked Out Of Ballpark For Dancing In Unicorn Mask

Posted 07.18.2013 | Weird News

Now THAT'S some pirate booty. Porn star Andy San Dimas was kicked out of PNC Park for provocatively dancing while wearing a unicorn mask during th...

Lee Speigel

UFOs Spotted On Two Sides Of The Atlantic Still Need Explaining

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.25.2013 | Weird News

UFOs photographed in the U.K. and U.S. days apart have yet to be identified, which isn't to say that they might be from another planet. We just don't ...

Dead Bigfoot Or A Rumor?

Lee Speigel | Posted 05.29.2013 | Weird News

Did someone shoot and kill a Bigfoot in Pennsylvania and then call 911 to say he had proof of the yet-to-be-proven creature? After confusing report...

David Lohr

Was He High? Police Say Man At Courthouse Checkpoint Gave Guards Crack

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 03.29.2013 | Weird News

Erie, Pa. – A man here tried to enter the Erie County Courthouse while carrying more than a dozen bags of crack cocaine. According to Erie police...

Pennsylvania Sinkhole Swallows Driveway

Posted 03.11.2013 | Weird News

A little more than a week after a sinkhole claimed the life of Florida homeowner Jeff Bush, another gaping hole in the Earth has opened up in Pennsylv...

Ice Cold Soda Closes Major Roadway

AP | Posted 01.22.2013 | Weird News

READING, Pa. -- Everyone knows soda can be bad for your teeth. Sometimes, it can apparently threaten the morning commute, too. Hundreds of gallons of...

Pennsylvania Man Broke Into Ex-Girlfriend's Home, Glued Refrigerator Shut, Police Say

David Lohr | Posted 12.12.2012 | Weird News

A Pennsylvania woman recently made a glue-some discovery inside her apartment, according to state police. The woman, an unidentified resident of Ly...

Brothers Foaming At Mouth At Elementary School Were Tripping On LSD

AP | Posted 01.28.2013 | Weird News

EASTON, Pa. — A prosecutor says two Pennsylvania brothers who were rushed to a hospital in September inadvertently took liquid LSD from a bottle...

Lobsters Stolen For Drug Habit, Thief Faces 25 Years

AP | Posted 11.06.2012 | Weird News

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania man could spend up to 25 years in prison for stealing lobsters he planned to sell to support his drug habit. Authori...

Woman Drunkenly Tries To Save Ducks During Storm, Gets Arrested

AP | Posted 10.30.2012 | Weird News

GLEN ROCK, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania woman faces charges that include risking a catastrophe after she jumped into a raging creek to "save" a couple dozen ...

Bigfoot Hunter Blames Monster For Trashed Winnebago

HuffPost Weird | Lee Speigel | Posted 10.22.2012 | Weird News

Pennsylvania police are investigating a claim made by a Lykens, Pa., resident that Bigfoot may have caused damage to his motor home on more than one o...

Bad Strip Tease Leads To Internal Bleeding: Lawsuit

AP | Posted 10.05.2012 | Weird News

PHILADELPHIA -- A lawsuit says that a bachelor party mishap at a Philadelphia strip club landed the groom-to-be in a hospital with a ruptured bladder....

Naked And Bloody Man 'Gnaws' On Woman's Head

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.14.2012 | Crime

A naked, bloody man broke into a home, jumped from a two-story window, tackled a passerby and chewed on her head while "screaming like an animal." ...

Cops Blow The Lid Off Toilet Theft Scheme

AP | Posted 09.06.2012 | Weird News

WINDBER, Pa. (AP) -- Police say a western Pennsylvania man's toilet theft scam didn't end with a clean getaway. Thirty-two-year-old Bobby Clifford ...

'It's A Miracle' Cop Says: Man Mistaken For Dead Rises

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 08.14.2012 | Weird News

What's more alarming: seeing a dead body in a river, or seeing that dead body get up and start moving toward you? Sue Hubbard of Williamsport, Penn...