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Family Trapped In Trailer For 2 Hours By Unwanted Bear Guest

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 09.03.2014 | Weird News

When this trailer’s a rocking, don’t come a knocking, because it’s a bear that’s doing the rocking and you probably want to stay away. A fa...

Nude Sunbather To Fight Lewdness Charges

AP | Posted 08.12.2014 | Weird News

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — A 76-year-old man who police say was sunbathing nude in his backyard next to a church parking lot in Utah has pleaded not gu...

Ms. Crispi Uses Bacon To Start Blaze In Ex's Home: Cops

Posted 03.27.2014 | Weird News

A Utah woman is facing a slew of charges after police say she tried to set fire to her ex-boyfriend's house by leaving a pound of bacon burning on the...

OOOPS! Girl Gets Stuck In Washing Machine

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

An 11-year-old Utah girl is feeling washed out and hung to dry after being stuck in a washing machine for 90 minutes. The girl was playing hide and...

Ball Player Looks For Lost Ball, Finds Drowning Man

AP | Posted 11.09.2013 | Weird News

LOGAN, Utah -- If it weren't for a home run during a recreational softball playoff game in northern Utah, a man who fell into an irrigation ditch migh...

Runaway Truck Crashes Into House, Ruins Breakfast

AP | Posted 09.05.2013 | Weird News

BOUNTIFUL, Utah -- A red vehicle sitting in a Bountiful driveway was flattened Thursday morning after it was hit by a runaway semitrailer carrying 45 ...

Utah Thieves Rob Vending Machine With Vacuum

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 06.02.2014 | Weird News

A pair of enterprising thieves took a car wash to the cleaners: They used a powerful shop vacuum to suck quarters out of a coin-operated machine, poli...

Beauty Queen Steps Down After Allegedly Chucking Bombs At People

AP | Posted 08.15.2013 | Weird News

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah beauty pageant winner charged last week with tossing homemade "bottle bombs" from a vehicle said she is relinquishing her cro...

Nail Salon Brawl Breaks Out At Utah Spa

AP | Posted 08.02.2013 | Crime

LAYTON, Utah -- Four people were arrested at a Utah nail salon after a brawl broke out involving employees, state inspectors and police, forcing an of...

Officials Back Down Against Man With Dozens Of Snakes

AP | Posted 05.06.2013 | Weird News

SALT LAKE CITY -- A Utah snake collector who says his rare boa constrictors are getting a bad rap has won at least a temporary reprieve from an order ...

Couple Accused Of Sticking Razor Blades In Doughnuts

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.14.2013 | Weird News

A couple in Draper, Utah, may get a taste of jail after being arrested for allegedly sticking broken razor blades in doughnuts in hopes of getting a s...

Man Sues Cop For Letting Hospital Worker Perform Oral Sex On Him

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.25.2013 | Crime

A Utah man claiming that he was sodomized by a hospital worker while he was unconscious is suing a police officer he alleges didn't stop the sexual as...

Virgin Mary Sighting! Hurray For Holy Wood!

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.07.2012 | Weird News

Virgin Mary sightings are branching is Utah, where a man claims he found the image of the Holy Mother and baby Jesus in a piece of wood. Dean Hanse...

More (Real) Signs Of The ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.18.2012 | Weird News

Nobody can deny that we need to prepare for a zombie attack. Homeland Security warned us that "the zombies are coming," the CDC has given us zombie...

Car Gets Wired

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.05.2012 | Weird News

A garbage bag, or "something," caused a Utah woman to veer off the road, drive through three yards, mailboxes, garbage cans and fences, then come to a...

WATCH: Woman On Trial For Trying To Hit Ex-Husband By Driving Car Into Building

AP | Posted 08.09.2012 | Weird News

SALT LAKE CITY -- The attorney of a Utah woman charged with ramming an SUV through an office building to hit her estranged husband says she was on a l...

WATCH: How Did This Moose Get Stuck In These Swing Chains?

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 10.08.2012 | Weird News

SALT LAKE CITY — A moose was freed from a strange backyard entanglement thanks to a brave Utah deputy and a pair of cutters. Sgt. Lane Findlay fo...

S'NOT FUNNY: Kid Had Lego Piece Stuck In His Nose For 3 Years

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.07.2012 | Weird News

Isaak Lasson can finally breathe easy after three years of sinus problems. The cause? A single wheel-shaped Lego piece that he got stuck up his nos...

'Goat Man' Unmasked

AP | Posted 09.23.2012 | Weird News

OGDEN, Utah -- State wildlife officials have identified the man who has been spotted dressed in a goat suit among a herd of wild goats in the mountain...

NO KIDDING! A Man Is Dressing Up Like A Goat And Hanging Out With A Wild Herd

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 09.19.2012 | Weird News

SALT LAKE CITY — A man spotted dressed in a goat suit among a herd of wild goats in the mountains of northern Utah has wildlife officials worrie...

CLOSE SHAVE: Utah Mayor Wants Citizens To Vote On Whether He Should Shave 18-inch Mustache

AP | LYNN DeBRUIN | Posted 09.03.2012 | Weird News

SALT LAKE CITY — The mayor of Murray has put all 18 inches of his handlebar mustache up for a Fourth of July vote. Residents of the Salt Lake C...

WATCH: Spider-Man Backpack Turns Everyone Into A Wall-Climber

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.13.2012 | Weird News

Some students practically climb the walls waiting for the school year to end, but a group of engineering students from Utah State University prefers t...

Woman Gets Big Surprise In Discount Tampon Box

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.11.2012 | Weird News

Cindy Davidson is good at sniffing out bargains, so when the Salt Lake City mom saw tampons on sale last Saturday, she didn't exactly turn up her nose...

WATCH: 101-Year-Old Woman Sets Paragliding Record

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 03.21.2012 | Weird News

Just living to be 101 is a momentous achievement, but Mary Allen Hardison set the bar even higher -- about a few hundred feet in the air. Hardison ...

Dad Plays Porn Instead Of 'Smurfs' At Kid's Party

AP | Posted 02.14.2012 | Weird News

By Associated Press TREMONTON, Utah – Police aren't filing charges against a father who briefly played a pornographic video instead of "The Smurf...