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YUM! Woman To Eat Dog And Cat Food For Month

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.08.2014 | Weird News

Chew on this: A woman in Richland, Washington, is on a 30-day mission to eat nothing but pet food. Dorothy Hunter embarked on the bizarre diet June...

David Lohr

Charges Filed Against Twin Brothers In Child Abduction Hoax

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.04.2014 | Crime

Authorities have filed charges against the twin brothers who staged a fake child abduction at a Washington state park. Brothers Jeremy and Jason Ho...

Old Country Buffet Customer Arrested After Allegedly Drinking His Own Urine

David Lohr | Posted 04.30.2014 | Crime

Diners at an Old Country Buffet restaurant in Washington state recently called police to report a 26-year-old man, who allegedly used his own urine to...

David Lohr

Child Abduction Hoax Angers Parents (WATCH)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.17.2014 | Crime

One of the twin brothers responsible for staging a fake child abduction at a Washington park says they were just trying to raise awareness about the e...

Washington Man Accused Of Molesting Stranger's Birthday Cake

AP | Posted 10.03.2013 | Weird News

KELSO, Wash. -- KELSO, Wash. (AP) — A woman in Washington state brought her child's birthday cake into a courthouse, thinking that would be safer th...

Pantsless Dad Wore Fake Breasts, Crashed Car: Cops

Posted 09.16.2013 | Weird News

A Seattle man who crashed his car while high on meth, pantsless and wearing fake breasts was sentenced Friday. Jonathan Harty, 31, will serve 29 mo...

Bulldozer Owner Terrorizes Town; Destroys 2 Homes

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.11.2013 | Weird News

Police in Port Angeles, Wash., have arrested a man accused of using a bulldozer to destroy two homes and power lines. "A person with a piece of hea...

'Barefoot Bandit' Pleads In Airport Burglary Case

AP | TED WARREN | Posted 07.08.2013 | Weird News

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — The young man known as the "Barefoot Bandit" pleaded guilty to burglary Wednesday in a Washington county court, perhaps cl...

LOOK: Bike Lost 50 Years Ago Swallowed By Tree

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.04.2013 | Weird News

Charlie Brown had his kite-eating tree, but Helen Puz had an even more evil nemesis: A tree that swallowed her bike. Even worse: She didn't realize...

Public Masturbator To Cops: Wait Until I'm Finished!

Posted 11.16.2012 | Crime

Luckily, the cops came first. A repeat public masturbator in Seattle was arrested Wednesday while pleasuring himself in an alley, the Seattle Post-...

Custody Battle Rages Over Obie The Obese Dachshund

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 10.26.2012 | Weird News

Obie-have! Two people who helped rescue a once 77-pound dachshund are now fighting over his custody in court, after the husky hound became internat...

Stinky Diaper? GET OFF THE BUS

AP | Posted 12.18.2012 | Weird News

SEATTLE -- A woman is complaining to the public transit authority that a driver kicked her off a bus in Seattle because of her baby's stinky diaper. ...

'Zombie Bees' Conquer New Territory

AP | Posted 09.24.2012 | Weird News

SEATTLE -- The infection is as grim as it sounds: "Zombie bees" have a parasite that causes them to fly at night and lurch around erratically until th...

CROPPING UP: These Crop Circles Mysteriously Appeared In Wheat Field In Washington

AP | DOUG ESSER | Posted 09.30.2012 | Weird News

SEATTLE -- Mysterious crop circles have appeared in an eastern Washington wheat field – not far from the nation's largest hydropower producer &n...

UNDERAGE INK: Who Put A 6-inch Dragon Tattoo On A 13-year-old Boy?

AP | Posted 07.26.2012 | Weird News

CENTRALIA, Wash. -- Police are investigating how a 13-year-old Washington state boy got a 6-inch tattoo of a dragon on his chest. The boy, who wasn't...

CROSS-TACEAN: Does This Crab Look Like Jesus Or Osama Bin Laden?

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.20.2012 | Weird News

When John Canfield took his family to Everett, Wash., to go crabbing last weekend, he had a vision of enjoying tasty seafood with melted butter. In...

How'd This Baby Deer End Up In This State Trooper's Car

AP | Posted 07.14.2012 | Weird News

BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- A Washington State Patrol trooper who responded to a report of a deer killed by a truck on Interstate 5 ended up with a 2-month-o...

Lee Speigel

The Bizarre UFO Sighting That Kicked Off Britain's Flying Saucer Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.14.2012 | Weird News

When Queen Elizabeth II, who recently celebrated her Diamond Jubilee marking her 60-year reign in Great Britain, took the throne in 1952, another subj...

Shoot Bigfoot In Texas? It's Legal!

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.12.2012 | Weird News

We don't know if Bigfoot actually exists, but if you have one in your sights, you can pull the trigger -- at least if you're in Texas. Some places ...

'Scared To Pee' -- Federal Workers Talk About Exploding Toilet

Posted 04.17.2012 | Weird News

There was a lot of potty talk by government workers after toilets exploded in a federal building last year, sending one woman to the hospital. "I...

Cops: Car Thief Who Crashed Was Eating, Texting

AP | Posted 03.29.2012 | Crime

KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Texting and eating while driving? Not the best plan. Do those things while driving a stolen truck and the trouble mounts. Kennewi...

David Moye

Death By Lava Lamp ... And Other Strange Ways To Go

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 02.17.2012 | Weird News

Death is inevitable. That's a sad but true fact of our existence. But while we are all going to go sometime, each person kicks the bucket in their ...

Driver Attacks Man With Sledge Hammer

AP | Posted 02.08.2012 | Crime

RENTON, Wash. -- The Washington State Patrol says an irate driver apparently whacked a man in the shoulder with a small sledge hammer in a road rage d...

Driver Busted For Riding With Skeleton In HOV Lane

Posted 01.07.2012 | Weird News

A Washington motorist was busted for making a boneheaded decision -- he put a skeleton in the passenger seat so he could drive in the HOV lane. A ...

Shoplifter Chops Off Wash. Security Guard's Ear (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 12.13.2011 | Crime

LONGVIEW, Wash. -- Police in Washington state say a shoplifter with a hatchet sliced off most of a store security guard's ear. Longview police Sgt. D...