Category Archives: Odd news

Police seek public's help in finding missing 'SWAT Cat'

BOSTON (AP) — SWAT cat is missing. The Boston Police Department's SWAT team is looking for a stray that's become its unofficial mascot. The department posted a note on Facebook…

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Texas school reviewing step-by-step cocaine trade assignment

KELLER, Texas (AP) — A Texas school district is reviewing a sixth-grade assignment that had students make a step-by-step plan showing how cocaine gets from a drug cartel to a…

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Angry shepherds — thousands of them — storm Romanian parliament

Nearly 4,000 shepherds stormed Romania's parliament on Tuesday, furious over a new law that limits the number of dogs they can keep to protect their flocks. One riot officer fired…

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Police: Man crashes into hotel after bill dispute

ALVA, Okla. (AP) — A man shown in a surveillance video crashing his pickup into the front desk of a northwestern Oklahoma hotel & nearly hitting two women is facing…

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TV station reporting live when Minnesota bank robbed again

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — An Iowa television station was doing a live update on a Minnesota bank robbery when police say the suspect returned to rob it a second time….

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Man charged after stopping busy Houston freeway to propose

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston man risks a jail term after he stopped traffic on a busy freeway to propose marriage to his girlfriend. Vidal Valladares (vee-DAL' vah-YAH'-dah-rehs) was charged…

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Man Arrested For Magic Mushrooms Possession Is VERY Happy In His Mugshot

A man who was arrested for possession of magic mushrooms seems to be over the moon as he posed for police. David Kalb – whose home was said to contain…

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Watch: This Kangaroo Just Want To Make Friends With A Cat – But Fails

Kangaroos are not normally known as natural bedfellows to cats yet it didn’t stop the one in this clip from trying. The little pet ‘roo – named Hop – tried…

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Surf’s Up, Santas: 320 Surfing Santa Clauses Set World Record For Largest Surf Lesson

Before he goes down all those chimneys in one night, Santa Claus needs to unwind. And what better way for Father Christmas to stay relaxed than surfing on a nicely…

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Santa ‘Spends A Penny’ On Controversial ISIS Christmas Display

One homeowner’s Christmas lights have caused quite a stir in Maine: a light display complete with Santa â€œrelieving himself” on the fairylights spelling out ‘ISIS’.  The anti-ISIS display was taken the…

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