Category: The Strange Files

Flying pig

When Pigs Fly

Well, it looks like pigs really can fly. That’s what Travis Adair of Deerfield Beach, Florida discovered this week when a 15-pound bag of frozen pork crashed onto the roof of his home....

slimed

Getting Slimed

Also known as a slime eel, a single hagfish can produce up to five gallons of snot when stressed. So consider what 7,500 pounds of the prehistoric critters could do when bounced on...

Cat

Catting Around

This kitty may not have set a Guinness record, but her journey is mind-boggling nonetheless. Her name is Nadia and she is a Russian blue, a breed of cat known for the strong...

Cobra

Lions, Tigers, Bears, Oh My!

Beware of escaped monkeys, pythons, and even cobras if you travel the Sunshine State. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has received calls about escaped exotic animals on an average of twice...

Get Me Out of Here

Get Me Out of Here

Cops have the best stories. A Monroe County deputy responded to a call about a suspicious automobile in near Marathon in the Florida Keys recently. When Deputy Seth Hopp approached the 1997 Lincoln...

Goodwill

A Cure for Valentine's Blues

How do you spend Valentine’s Day if you’ve just been through a break-up? Goodwill in Sarasota has a suggestion: Instead of moping, “Donate Your Ex’s Stuff.” “We say, turn that hate into donate...

Rolex

A Rolex is a Girl’s Best Friend

Gentlemen, you may want to leave your Rolexes at home. Over the past two years, police in South Florida have nabbed dozens of femme fatales who cruise high-class nightclubs looking for intoxicated rich...

Car

Her car turned her in

A 57-year-old Florida woman was arrested for hit-and-run recently after her car ratted her out to police. After the collision, the black Ford Focus driven by a Port St. Lucie woman, automatically called...