Friday, December 15, 2017

Bizarre News

If he only had a driver: Tin Man actor charged with DWI

If he only had a driver: Tin Man actor charged with DWI

SULLIVAN, N.Y. — A man hired to portray the Tin Man in "Wizard of Oz" author L. Frank Baum's upstate New York hometown was still in his character's makeup when his mug shot was taken after a drunken driving arrest. State police say troopers res...
Updated a year ago

Piano-playing bear strikes viral chord at Colorado apartment (w/video)

VAIL, Colo. — Police say it wasn't a burglary — just a black bear that stomped, briefly, on piano keys while rummaging through an apartment in Colorado. The revelation came after Katie Hawley reported her Vail apartment had been disturbed...
Updated a year ago
Peahen takes out $500 in wine after crashing California liquor store (w/video)

Peahen takes out $500 in wine after crashing California liquor store (w/video)

ARCADIA, Calif. — A female peacock has ruffled more than just feathers at a Los Angeles-area liquor store. Without a peep, the peahen strutted into the open door of the Royal Oaks Liquor Store in Arcadia on Monday. Store manager and college sen...
Updated a year ago
Florida woman accused of cruelty toward a child after allowing snake to bite her infant daughter (w/video)

Florida woman accused of cruelty toward a child after allowing snake to bite her infant daughter (w/video)

SEBRING — A woman has been accused of cruelty toward a child after putting a snake in front of her infant daughter and letting it bite the child, WTSP, Channel 10 reports.The affidavit will be forwarded to the State Attorney's Office, which wil...
Updated a year ago
Tattooed 'Joker' accused of pointing gun at Miami traffic

Tattooed 'Joker' accused of pointing gun at Miami traffic

MIAMI — Police in Miami-Dade County have managed to arrest the Joker without Batman's help following reports of a green-haired man with tattoos on his face pointing a gun at traffic.A police report says 29-year-old Lawrence Sullivan was arreste...
Updated a year ago

Even presidents get sinkholes: One has formed at Trump's Mar-a-Lago

Even presidential mansions are susceptible to sinkholes — especially if they're in Florida.The town of Palm Beach reported Monday that a sinkhole had formed directly in front of Mar-a-Lago, President Donald J. Trump's Florida residence.The sink...
Updated a year ago
Florida alert: Escaped zebra crashes into truck in Wimauma, flees scene (w/video)

Florida alert: Escaped zebra crashes into truck in Wimauma, flees scene (w/video)

The circus performer's animal rams a truck in Wimauma before being corralled 2 hours later.
Updated a year ago
Wildlife sanctuary operator in Tampa hospital after saving rhino from wildfire

Wildlife sanctuary operator in Tampa hospital after saving rhino from wildfire

TAMPA — A wildlife sanctuary operator who saved a rhinoceros from a fire Friday is recovering at Tampa General Hospital after sustaining second-degree burns on 18 percent of his body, his doctors and fire officials said. Donovan Smith, co-owner...
Updated a year ago
Video captures aggressive goose attacking and knocking down police officer outside station

Video captures aggressive goose attacking and knocking down police officer outside station

A pretty hilarious video of an aggressive goose attacking a police officer outside an Indiana police station has gone viral.Police in Clarksville, Ind., said Sgt. Det. Ray Hall was walking from the parking lot to the front door of the station because...
Updated a year ago
8-year-old boy learns to drive on YouTube, then drives to McDonald's for a cheeseburger

8-year-old boy learns to drive on YouTube, then drives to McDonald's for a cheeseburger

Kids do the darndest things — especially if it will get them a cheeseburger from McDonald's.In Ohio this week, police said an 8-year-old boy learned how to drive by watching YouTube videos, then hopped behind the wheel of his father's van and d...
Updated a year ago