Oddities

Steele Police look for owner of lost ‘dope and weed’

German shepherd with rare genetic condition will remain a ‘puppy’ his entire life

Student captures photo of deer being butchered in N.C. nail salon

N.C. man charged $2,300 for walking through ER doors for cat scratch

  Camel, cow and donkey caught on the lam

  Watch: Apparent meteor flashes across night sky in St. Louis area

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2 rescued after Uber driver veers into NY swimming pool

  Massive beehive removed from National Civil Rights Museum

Man says ‘psychotic’ cow nearly killed him

Teen breaks into German prison in bid to win back jailed ex

  Not exactly grilled fish: Driver hits bass in Kansas

  Couple finds 3.29-carat brown diamond at Arkansas diamond park

Driver miraculously survives accident with logging truck

Photos from the Whitfield County Fire Department show logs rammed through the front of the Nissan Xterra to the rear hatch.

Michigan authorities condemn home after more than 100 animals found at property

"Animals ranging from dogs, horses, a deer, chickens, a myriad of different types of animals, and some of them were left inside the residence and allowed to defecate inside the residence and then just be left inside the house,” the sheriff said.

Prosecutors suspect man of illegally detaining Dutch family for nearly a decade

Prosecutors announced Wednesday on Twitter that the man, whose identity was not released, is suspected of involvement in "deprivation of liberty and harming the health of others."

  100+ birds dead, hundreds more seriously hurt after striking NASCAR Hall of Fame building

Three-hundred birds struck the NASCAR Hall of Fame building in uptown Charlotte Wednesday night, leaving many of the birds dead or seriously hurt.

GRAPHIC: Man cuts through leg with chainsaw; dog saves his life

  14-foot beehive removed from 100-year-old building

A Maui family’s world record avocado made guacamole enough for 20

Florida man wore female underwear, tried on baby clothes during break-in, deputies say

  Hanapaa! Wahiawa man reels in a 106-pound ulua

Homeowner finds naked man singing in kitchen, drinking milk

  Alabama woman calls sheriff’s office to test her meth, deputies say

Deputies say Jennifer Hall thought her meth was tainted with another drug, according to the sheriff’s office.

Suspected car prowler’s shocked face captured on dashcam

The car owner called police and handed over the tapes.

  Northern lights to dip into America’s heartland this weekend

Weather permitting, the aurora borealis could be visible as far as south as Iowa in the middle of the country.

Dry shampoo can explodes, destroying Missouri woman’s car

It's lucky no one was around when the dry shampoo exploded. This story could have ended much, much worse.

Area 51 events mostly peaceful; thousands flock to Nevada desert

Events involving thousands of Earthlings answering an internet buzz about an invitation to "Storm Area 51" in the Nevada desert have been mostly festive, with crowds numbering in the low thousands and few arrests, officials said.

  U.S. Navy: Mysterious UFO videos are real

The U.S. Navy has finally acknowledged that videos appearing to show UFOs flying through the air are real and were recorded years ago by fighter pilots.

  Driver crashes through couple’s bedroom, couple thrown from home

The vehicle hit the couple’s bed as it passed through the home.

Rare full Harvest micromoon is coming Friday the 13th

The last time a full moon and Friday the 13th happened at the same time was Oct. 13, 2000. It won't happen again until Aug. 13, 2049.

  105-year-old N.D. woman has lived in the same home since birth

Her family says her determination to stay in the house has kept her going.

  Civil War cannonballs found on beach after Hurricane Dorian

“I wanted to get a metal detector and especially after the hurricane and see if there’s anything, any history or artifacts that kind of washed up on the shore,” Lattin said. “We actually just got lucky with no equipment, just spending a day at the beach.”

73-year-old woman gives birth to twins in India

The mother and her 80-year-old husband have been married since 1962 but were not able to conceive naturally.

  SCSO: Boa constrictor stolen from Delta Fair

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputies need help locating a red-tail boa constrictor that was stolen from the Delta Fair.

Intoxicated Utah woman called police to report drunk driver

When police pressed her for more information about the drunk driver, the woman gave her own license plate and started laughing on the phone.

Florida man throws urine on prosecutor during sentencing hearing

The arrest reports says the urine went inside the prosecutor's mouth and all over his clothing.

  ‘That’s a once-in-a-lifetime alligator right there’: Mississippi alligator hunters capture 700 lbs. monster

The team also holds the record for length, capturing a 14 foot 3/4 inch gator in 2017.

Doctors pull brown recluse out of woman’s ear in Mo.

She thought it was water in her ear, but when it wouldn't go away, she went to see a doctor.

  A fishing expedition’s catch of the day: A sailor hanging onto his capsized boat. He’d been there 12 hours.

The man had hypothermia, but he survived.

Man ticketed after dirty diaper hits Indiana officer’s car on highway

The suspected litterer claimed he had simply rolled down the window, and the wind blew the diaper out.

  Long-lost siblings meet for the first time in nearly 53 years

Jim Lawless flew from Houston to Jackson County, Ky., after he received the results a few weeks ago.

A man found a message in a bottle in Russian decades after it was sent. Russian media found the author.

Russian media tracked down the man who said he tossed the bottle into the sea that was found some 50 years later and 2,000 miles away on the coast of Alaska, KTUU reported.

  VIDEO: Sharks spotted feeding along stretch of beach in S.C.

A Richmond, Va., woman vacationing along the Grand Strand caught quite the marine life spectacle while on the beach Monday morning.

Ark. baby survives 100 ft. fall from cliff

According to KARK, the mother and her child were walking the trail when she lost control of the stroller.

  Floodwaters force bride to take a boat to her wedding

A Heartland bride’s wedding day had a soggy start.

Shots fired at Mammoth Cave over an alleged bigfoot sighting

Mammoth Cave would like the public to know there are not any ongoing threats to the park and it is safe to visit.

  Neighbors find cat with arrow shot through its body

Animal control and took the black cat to an animal shelter where the arrow was removed.

  S.C. man recreates iconic ‘The Lion King’ intro with donkey named Nathan

With the release of the live action version of 'The Lion King,' almost everyone is familiar with the iconic intro to the 'Circle of Life' ballad. But you've never heard it like this.

Man steals ambulance, goes to KFC for some chicken

It was an easy get. The keys were in the ambulance and it was already running.

Costa Rica officials say tainted alcohol kills at least 19

The ministry said in a Friday report that the investigation continues, but so far it has counted 14 men and five women who have died after drinking adulterated liquor since early June. The victims ranged from 32 to 72 years of age.

  Officer responds to house party complaint, rides mechanical bull

One officer in Kilgore, Texas decided to try out the bull. And he managed to stay on it for almost 30 seconds, before falling off.

Children found riding in pool on roof of car, mom arrested

Her two daughters rode inside of the empty pool to hold it down on their drive back home.

Man survives after being swept over Niagara Falls

A man who was swept over Niagara Falls was able to escape without serious injury, according to Canadian police.

  Emergency crews in Virginia use dish soap, oil to rescue cat with head stuck in a grate

Police and firefighters in Virginia used dish soap and oil to grease the cat up and get it out of the storm grate. It wasn't until a vet showed up with a sedative that they were able to get it free.

  GRAPHIC: Tennessee hospital treats several people for zebra bites

The sheriff’s office in Blount County, Tenn., said they have received four reports of zebra bites at a privately-owned farm with exotic animals.

  Funeral home driver in carpool lane: ‘He doesn’t count in the back?’

Nevada Trooper Travis Smaka pulled over a driver on Interstate 15 who was driving a Chrysler minivan alone in the HOV lane.The suspect then told Smaka he wasn't truly by himself - he was transporting a corpse in the back.

  ‘Does anybody know what type of dog this is?’ Police chase massive ‘canine’

The Spring Hill Police asked for help identifying a four-legged creature it was tracking overnight - a really large 'dog.'

Body parts found in gator after Florida man discovered dead

A person found the body floating west of Fort Meade and saw an alligator had parts of it in its mouth.

Walmart bans woman for eating half of cake, demanding to pay half price, police say

She reportedly reasoned with the cashier that she was only buying half the cake so she should only pay for half.

  Honeybees moved from Louisville building

Black Diamond Pest Control worked to remove the hive which had two sections. Each section measured approximately 15 to 18 inches wide by 40 inches long.

  Back from the dead: Doctors revive man 20 minutes after electrocution

Michael Pruitt, 20, was carrying a metal ladder while helping his stepfather at a job site when the ladder touched a live electrical wire.

  Large yellow jacket nests spotted in Alabama

Scientists are warning Alabamians to be on the look out for yellow jacket “super nests."

Crater appears in German field, apparently caused by WWII bomb

Residents heard a loud boom in the middle of the night. No one was injured.

  Accused arsonist caught in the act by her own surveillance camera

She gave consent for investigators to look at the password-protected recorded footage.

Woman trapped in St. Louis jail stairwell for 2.5 days

Authorities say a woman was trapped in a St. Louis jail stairwell for more than two days after not understanding how to get out of the building

  ATTACK SQUIRREL: North Alabama deputies rescue wild rodent in meth bust

Deputies say a drug suspect claimed he held the squirrel captive and used it as an attack squirrel. They also say he was feeding it meth to keep it aggressive.

  Burglar steals camera that continues to film him in the act, authorities say

He also is accused of stealing a paint brush

Man calls police after luring suspect onto a ‘romantic date’

“... I ain’t hiding; I didn’t do that ...,” she posts on Facebook

Lost & Found: Police searching for owner of missing items

If you are missing a drawstring bag filled with Q-Tips, syringes, and a small bag of suspected methamphetamine, it’s been found...and waiting for you at the police station.

  Flesh-eating bacteria: What you need to know

Already this year, there have been reports of people picking up flesh eating bacteria in Gulf waters.

Security camera captures mysterious creature: ‘What the heck?’

The internet is trying to figure out what was captured on a woman’s security camera, because no one seems to know “what the heck” was wandering around her neighborhood.

Police chief gives $575 ticket for tossing cigarette butt out window

The chief recently doled out a hefty ticket after a 21-year-old driver flicked a cigarette butt out of his Ford Mustang.

  Person looking for owners of Bible bought at Goodwill

It was bought without knowledge of the history between the covers, and now the owner wants to return it to the original Kinley family.

Cockfighting case has authorities seeking place to house thousands of birds

They found 3,000+ fowl, including some they say show signs of cockfighting

Experts tried to open safe locked for 40 years; tourist cracks it on first try

A Canadian museum has held a safe that is thought to be last opened in the 1970s. One tourist was able to crack the code on his first try.

  Bear in search of food breaks into car, destroys everything inside

Police said bears in the Lake Tahoe area have learned to open car doors.

  'I was in complete shock’: Family receives graduation cake made of Styrofoam from Walmart

Mary Flores planned to celebrate her daughter’s high school graduation in style. Things did not go as planned and now she wants more than just a $60 gift certificate.

  House teeters on the edge of cliff over Lake Michigan

These homeowners don't know what to do with a house that is too expensive to fix, but could cost even more in fines if it falls.

  Did you know leaving a water bottle in your car could be dangerous?

Firefighters said the hot weather can set some unexpected things on fire, and put you in danger.

  Customers flocked to restaurant surrounded by flooding for special event

A Miller City, Illinois woman kept her restaurant open despite floodwaters rising for their 3rd annual Crawfish Boil event at the Horseshoe Bar & Grill on Saturday.