A sticky-fingered man in Philadelphia has sparked something of an international incident after stealing the thumb off of a terracotta warrior statue.
In a strange story out of Siberia, an investigation into purported poltergeist activity proved to be so unnerving to the police that they turned to local priests for help.
Mexican authorities checking packages for contraband materials discovered that someone had attempted to send a tiger cub in the mail!
A Peruvian truck driver is in hot water after taking a destructive detour with his tractor-trailer and driving over the Nazca Lines.
Independent investigators working on the infamous D.B. Cooper case believe that the notorious skyjacker may have been connected to the CIA.
A self-proclaimed shaman in Uganda is being credited with solving a robbery, although the true gumshoe may actually have been a snake.
Authorities in the Spanish city of Seville recovered nearly 9,000 pounds of stolen oranges!
A longstanding mystery surrounding letters purportedly penned by infamous serial killer Jack the Ripper may have been solved by a forensic linguist in England.
A trio of unsavory characters in Zimbabwe fooled a man into forking over thousands of dollars by hiring a dwarf to impersonate a goblin-like being and haunt him.
In a rather remarkable twist to a decades-old mystery, a San Francisco TV station has obtained a letter that may have been written by one of the infamous escapees from Alcatraz just a few years ago!
A mischievous Malaysian teenager hoping to pull off a ghost hoax was busted when a police officer caught him in the middle of the prank.
An Indian man's dream of owning a literal genie to serve at his beck and call turned into quite the nightmare this past week.
A Missouri man with a dark sense of humor is turning heads by way of a strange tribute to serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
A police officer in a Miami suburb bagged a monstrous Burmese python that measured a whopping twelve-and-a-half feet long.
Authorities in Michigan arrested a man after he allegedly shot out a window at a church because he believed that it was an alien space ship!
Authorities in Malaysia say that calls concerning magic spells, mediums, and other occult matters are overwhelming police.
Researchers trying to solve the infamous D.B. Cooper case believe that they have cracked a code contained in one of the notorious skyjacker's letters.
A police raid on a karaoke club in Indonesia produced a rather peculiar photograph that left some people wondering if it featured the face of a ghost!
It should come as no surprise that 2017 saw more than a few miscreants, ne'er-do-wells, and unsavory characters caught up in all sorts of strange misadventures.
A Staten Island man purportedly stricken with a profound fear of the Tasmanian Devil cartoon character says that his father-in-law has been using that phobia to torture him by way of his toupee!
Authorities in the Oregon city of St. Helens made a rather high profile 'arrest' earlier this week when they nabbed the Abominable Snowman as he was driving under the influence.
A dinosaur footprint in Australia that managed to survive for a whopping 115 million years finally met its match in the form of a miscreant with a hammer.
A California man with visions of the perfect caper dancing in his head found out the hard way that taking a trip down a chimney is a job best left to Santa Claus.
An Australian man with a penchant for meticulously caring for his yard fell victim to a rather 'despicable' prankster who stole a piece of his lawn.
A dismembered foot discovered on a beach in British Columbia is the latest chapter in what has been a bizarre ongoing mystery for the last decade.
It appears that a real-life Grinch is on the loose in New Hampshire as a beloved life-sized 'Elf on a Shelf' has been stolen.
Officials from the Santa Fe National Forest are sounding the alarm over strange stick structures that keep being built at the site.
An Oregon man walking in the woods made a startling discovery when he stumbled upon a Porsche that had been reported stolen an astounding 27 years ago!
Authorities in a Tacoma, Washington suburb had a rather bizarre encounter last weekend when they subdued an armed man preparing to go to war with 'lizard people.'
Cattle ranchers on Hawaii's Big Island say that a sinister individual or group has been killing their cows in a strange fashion for the last few years and that authorities are unwilling or unable to stop it.