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Pizza Hut Employee Allegedly Spits On Cop's Pizza

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.31.2014 | Weird News

A Pizza Hut manager in Erwin, Tenn., was arrested after adding an ingredient not ordered by the customer: Spit. Amanda Engle, 29, was nabbed on Jan...

Cop Kicked Off Force After Run-In With Squirrel

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.24.2013 | Weird News

It sounds nuts, but a Tennessee police officer has been kicked off the force after a run-in with a squirrel. Jody Putnam was fired from the Mountai...

1 Reason Not To Shoot Imaginary Gorillas From Your Recliner

Posted 09.25.2013 | Weird News

A Tennessee man took a strategic sitting position in his recliner and fired at the gorillas inside his house. OK, the gorillas weren't real, but th...

Naked Man Jumps In Pool With Children, Breaks Officer's Arm

Posted 09.23.2013 | Weird News

A Tennessee man is in some hot water after enjoying a cold swim. Police responded Sunday afternoon to reports of a naked man damaging cars, WMC-TV ...

Woman Shoots At Car Backing Up In Driveway: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.27.2013 | Weird News

No one will accuse Margie Rhea Ramey of showing Southern hospitality. Instead, the 72-year-old is accused of shooting multiple times at a family at...

David Moye

WATCH: Man Barred From Bar For 'I Love Strippers' Tattoo

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 07.01.2013 | Weird News

Mike McKeown's message is simple: "I love strippers" -- and the 43-year-old man from Tennessee believes in it so much, he has it tattooed on his neck....

Former Vice-Mayor Allegedly Masturbates Out Car Window At 90 MPH

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 04.09.2013 | Weird News

Objects in mirror are larger than they appear. Hearings have begun for the former Vice-Mayor of a Tennessee town accused of masturbating out of h...

Dad Allegedly Tries To Sell Child For Girlfriend's Bond Money

Posted 04.01.2013 | Weird News

A father in Kingsport, Tenn. is accused of trying to sell his 6-year-old daughter to get money to bond his girlfriend out of jail. Shawn Wayne Hug...

Woman Allegedly Trades BJ For 'Better Deal' On Cadillac

Posted 03.27.2013 | Weird News

She's a sucker for a good deal. Crystal Frantzen, 28, was spotted performing oral sex on 58-year-old Gary Tipton in public "in exchange for a bett...

Fleeing Suspect Allegedly Tells Cop He 'Always Runs From The Law'

Posted 02.26.2013 | Weird News

At least he's honest. Officials in Hawkins County, Tenn., say that 36-year-old Anthony Christopher Rogers fled from a deputy on Friday night, and w...

David Lohr

FAIL: Fish Scares The Carp Out Of TV Reporter

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

The online bio for Carley Gordon of Channel 4 News in Nashville says the Arkansas native is not afraid of "dirt, sweat or hard work, especially if it ...

NOT THE SHARPEST TOOL: This Man Was Arrested For Operating A Chainsaw Naked

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.17.2012 | Crime

If you're operating a chainsaw naked, you may not be the sharpest tool in the shed. Lindsay Medd Stevens has been arrested by police in Knoxville, ...

FORE SHAME: This Woman Was Hit By A Flying Golf Ball While Riding Her Harley

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.29.2012 | Weird News

If Susan Westerfield wants to take a swing at the golfer who knocked a hole in her mouth, it's understandable -- even though it was just an accident. ...

GRAVE SITUATION: Why Are 20 Tombstones Buried In This Man's Backyard?

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.24.2012 | Weird News

Digging up a backyard can kill your back, but finding 13 tombstones are buried there could scare someone to death. That's the grave situation that ...

Rapper Young Buck Evicted From Tenn. Mansion

TMZ | Posted 07.21.2012 | Crime

Young Buck is in serious trouble. The rapper has been evicted from his Tennessee mansion and the I.R.S still wants more than $300k in unpaid taxes....

Drunk Duo Goes On McRampage At McDonald's Because Of Burger Toppings: Cops

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.18.2012 | Weird News

Two allegedly drunk diners were arrested after they threw bricks into McDonald's windows because their cheeseburgers lacked a sufficient amount of oni...

Woman Allegedly Shoots Self Twice In Fake Home Invasion Cover-Up

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.17.2012 | Weird News

She almost took her story to the grave. Joy Lounders fabricated a violent home invasion Wednesday night and then shot herself twice as a cover-up, ...

David Moye

Double Trouble: This Man Was Arrested For His Twin Brother's Crime

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 05.09.2012 | Weird News

Identical twins share a lot of things -- a birth date, a womb, the same looks -- but they're each entitled to their own rap sheet. Mitch Torbett, o...

Tenn. Man Arrested For Paying With Real $50

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | Weird News

SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee police are apologizing after arresting a man for using a $50 bill they thought was fake but that turned out to be real...

Epic Crime Spree Includes Gunpoint Robbery, Burglary, Defecation And Haircut

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.10.2012 | Weird News

A fugitive spent his bus layover in Tennessee allegedly committing 11 felonies in just 9 hours -- a bizarre crime spree that included Tasing bar patro...

WATCH: Tennessee Woman Face 30-Years In Prison For Giving Drunk Boyfriend The Keys

HuffPost Weird | David Moye | Posted 02.20.2012 | Crime

If someone's been drinking, you usually take away their car keys, not give them yours. Erin Brown did just that and now the resident of Hermitage, ...

Town Calls In Ghost Hunters To Raise Money

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2012 | Weird News

By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE, Jan. 15 (Reuters) - Harriman, Tennessee hopes that ghosts, or rather ghost hunters, can raise enough money t...

Vehicle Crashes Into Family's House -- Again

AP | Posted 12.29.2011 | Weird News

(ASSOCIATED PRESS) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- A Tennessee National Guardsman had his Christmas Eve interrupted by news that a vehicle had smashed through his...

Tenn. Studio Offer Tats For Toys Donated For Kids (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 12.13.2011 | Weird News

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A Memphis tattoo artist is offering body art in exchange for donated toys for children in need. Toys for Tattoos has become an annu...

Baby Doll Saves Family From Burning House

Posted 12.26.2011 | Weird News

Caring for an infant doll is a timeless piece of high school curriculum, like dissecting a frog or running the mile. And while the assignment is frequ...