Archive for May, 2009

Two Men Eat Family’s Pet Puppy

Thursday, May 7th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | 2 Comments »

Two Hawaiian men pleaded guilty Wednesday to first degree animal-cruelty charges after they allegedly stole an 8-month-old puppy, took it home and butchered it, the Honolulu Advertiser reported. In ... Read more..

Snake Head Found in Food at T.G.I. Friday’s

Thursday, May 7th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

Jack Pendleton was at T.G.I. Friday's in Clifton Park on Sunday when he spotted something gray mixed in with his vegetables and realized it was a snake head the size ... Read more..

Man Smuggled Song Birds in Pants

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A man was charged Tuesday with smuggling songbirds into the United States by hiding more than a dozen of them in an elaborate, custom-tailored pair of leggings during a flight ... Read more..

Tons of Giant Spiders Invade Town

Wednesday, May 6th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | 2 Comments »

Australia is known around the world for its large and deadly creepy-crawlies, but even locals have been shocked by the size of the giant venomous spiders that have invaded an ... Read more..

Mailman Bit by Snake Hiding in Mailbox

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | 1 Comment »

A British letter carrier got an unpleasant surprise when a venomous snake lurking in a post box bit him on the hand. Alan Wakley told the Burnham & Highbridge Weekly ... Read more..

Girl Not So Happy After Finding Condom in Happy Meal

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009 Posted in Crazy Offbeat News, Offbeat News | No Comments »

I'm sure you remember the faux report of a finger found in Wendy's chili, so every report like this has to be taken with a grain of salt. That said, ... Read more..

Man Bit Off Cop’s Finger

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A Staten Island, N.Y., man faces up to 10 years in prison following his conviction for biting off part of a New Jersey police officer's finger. An Atlantic County jury ... Read more..

Portable Toilets Credited with Saving Pilot in Plane Crash

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

The pilot of a small airplane was able to walk away after its crash landing was cushioned by a bunch of portable toilets near Tacoma, Wash. Gary Mayor of the ... Read more..

Cowboy Gets DUI on Horse

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009 Posted in Offbeat News | No Comments »

A man in a cowboy hat who rode a horse through a Denver suburb has been cited for riding an animal under the influence. Police said Brian Drone was given ... Read more..