Category: Freak News



Let's get the truck stop

Police say 56-year-old Joann Eliz­a­beth Wingate posted signs at a nearby truck wash offer­ing phys­i­cals for dri­vers who needed an updated exam to main­tain their com­mer­cial license. On at least two occa­sions, she picked up a dri­ver and drove him back to her house where she per­formed the exam. The prob­lem is she was fraudulently […]


Robot politicians

An Okla­homa politi­cian is demand­ing a recount in an elec­tion he just lost, say­ing the win­ning can­di­date is unfit to serve. Tim­o­thy Ray Mur­ray, a Repub­li­can who got just five per­cent of the vote against incum­bent Frank Lucas, says that he should be declared the win­ner – because Lucas was killed two years ago and […]


A newspaper would have worked just fine....

Kansas woman Ginny Grif­fith is fac­ing arson charges after she allegedly set a small fire in her home early on Fri­day morn­ing while try­ing to kill a spi­der. Five Hutchin­son Fire Depart­ment units were able to extin­guish the fire in Griffith’s half of a duplex. Fire­fight­ers found mul­ti­ple points of ori­gin for the fire and […]


Does it sound like there's something up on the roof?

A 180-pound bear crashed through an Alaska couple’s sky­light and ate the cup­cakes they had out for their child’s birth­day party. The home­own­ers quickly vacated the room and allowed the bear to devour the tasty treats. “I was lit­er­ally in the room, and I heard this crack­ing,” home­owner Glenn Mer­rill told the Juneau Empire. “And […]


It's not a robbery, it's a free country!

Cops bagged a Florida man on charges of tres­pass­ing at a phar­macy with a paper bag over his head and refus­ing to leave because, as he put it, “it’s a free coun­try.” A CVS employee called cops after Clay­ton Schwey wan­dered into the store while in the bag and caus­ing a ruckus. The worker called […]


Time to update my facebook page!

A bur­glar in Min­nesota might just be the dumb­est guy in the world after he broke into a house and decided to check Face­book from the homeowner’s com­puter. He, of course, for­got to log off, so catch­ing him was pretty easy. The home­owner, James Wood, returned to his house to find it had been burglarized […]


This isn't your mother's slip n side

Texas mom Kisha Young picked up six kids from a com­mu­nity pool and made them sit on the trunk of her car because they were wet and she didn’t want the inte­rior of her Chevy Mal­ibu to get wet. Well, as you might expect, the six soaked kids slid right off the car and landed […]


Follow the jail

An Indi­ana man found out that adver­tis­ing doesn’t always pay off – when cops busted his syn­thetic mar­i­juana oper­a­tion after fol­low­ing a hand-scrawled sign read­ing “Drugs This Way.” Jere­miah Scales was taken into cus­tody after offi­cers saw the sign, which pointed down an alley to his girlfriend’s house, and staged a buy-and-bust sting that netted […]