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 911 as part of its emergency response system. When police dispatchers called the woman to check on her, she initially denied being in a wreck, but dispatchers […]

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Urine trouble, lady

crime scene

Police in Florida’s Panhandle didn’t have to call out the crime scene techs to solve this shoplifting mystery, although there was plenty of DNA left behind. Employees at the Ann Taylor store at the Silver Sands Premium Outlets in Miramar Beach found some security tags on the floor of the dressing room earlier this week. They also found a cell […]

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Oh, poop!


  In yesterday’s installment of The Strange Files, we explored some of the worst excuses employees have concocted for being late for work (my personal fave being “my lizard died”). Today, we have what surely may be the strangest excuse yet for shoplifting. In Spring Hill, a small town north of Tampa, a 51-year-old woman was spotted stuffing nearly $200 […]

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Late For Work? Blame the Dead Lizard

Dead Lizard

  Late for work and looking for an excuse?Here’s a list of the most strange stories employees have told their bosses, compiled by Career Builder.1. I thought of quitting today, but then decided not to, so I came in late.2. My hair caught on fire from my blow dryer.3. I was detained by Homeland Security.4. I had to chase my […]

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