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Breaking the law is not only a bad decision, sometimes it's hilariously stupid. Here are some of the best resources to keep up with the latest in ridiculous robberies, botched burglaries and hilarious holdups.
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This Week in Weird Crime for Nov. 28, 2013

This Week in Weird Crime for Aug. 25 2013

Naked Crime Roundup for April 2013

This Week in Dumb Crime for April 24, 2013

This Week in Weird Crime for March 30 2013

This Week in Weird Crime, Feb. 20 2013

This Week in Weird Crime: Jan. 31 2013

The Week in Weird Crime for 5/31

The Week in Weird Crime for April 30

Bestiality Crime Wave! Sex With Dogs, Horses, Calves & More
A Florida man is accused of having sex with a dog named Mimi.

The Week in Weird Crime & Dumb Criminals: March 27

The Week in Weird Crime for 11/29: Smiling Mug Shot, Big Butt & More

Senior Cocaine Bust & Other Weird Crimes of the Week

The Week in Weird Crime 10/23
A man who bills himself as a real-life Batman gets probation -- and will be forced to hang up his cape for a while, too. Find out why here.

The Week in Weird Crime for Oct. 3, 2011
The "toe suck fairy" is behind bars (again)... a marked man with a memorable mug shot... a caller who threatened to "shoot up" a radio station and more in this week in weird crime.

Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame
Mug Shots and Police Photos: When you commit a dumb crime, you usually look the part. About.com's Buck Wolf brings you the strangest, most outrageous Funny looking mug shots and police photos. Come back for regular updates.

Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame
Mug Shots and Police Photos: When you commit a dumb crime, you usually look the part. About.com's Buck Wolf brings you the strangest, most outrageous Funny looking mug shots and police photos. Come back for regular updates.

Weird Crime Mug Shots
When you commit a dumb crime, you usually look the part. Here's a look at police mugshots from some of the strangest crimes on record.

Nina Dobrev & Other Stars of 'Vampire Diaries' Get Naked
Five stars of the TV show "The Vampire Diaries" were arrested in Georgia in 2009 after police say Nina Dobrev and the others exposed themselves on a bridge and flashed motorists... and we have all the mug shots from that night.

Scarred & Scared: Marked Men and Women Deliver Memorable Mug Shots
They say you shouldn't judge a book by its cover... but sometimes, its hard not to -- just check out these accused criminals who've delivered some of the most memorable mug shots of all time.

Weird Driving News: Strange Stories From Our Highways
Cruise down this big open road for the weirdest news about driving . . . and drivers.

Party Time for the Naked Cowboy
New York street performer Robert Burck, better known as “The Naked Cowboy,” took on candy maker Mars Incorporated, claiming the blue M&M has stolen his almost-naked/guitar-strumming image in two Times Square video billboards. It’s now party time for this cowboy: A judge says his $6 million lawsuit can move forward.

Woman Sues Over Eye-Catching Thong Injury
In our litigious times, it’s no surprise that a 52-year-old California woman is suing Victoria’s Secret over a thong injury. The real question: How the heck did she hurt her eye while putting on underwear?

Weird Prison News
Can you sue a prison for food so bad you've lost more than 100 lbs.? Well, sure you can, but that doesn't mean you'll win. Take a look at weird prison news.

Bad Parenting
You need a license to drive, why don't you need a license to procreate? At least that's how you feel when you hear about the couple that puts their toddler in the clothes dryer.

Petty Disputes That Go Way to Far
It's one thing to vent your anger. It's another thing to bite a family member or write a check on two-ply toilet paper to pay off what you think is unfair.

Don't Drop the Soap
Has Monopoly become a monotony? Maybe a little prison riot will make your next board game a little less boring. The son of Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has developed "Don't Drop the Soap."

Beer-Wielding Bystanders Stop Robber With Six-Pack
An off duty prison guard on a beer run smacked an armed robber over the head with a six-pack, putting down a robbery at a gas station convenience store.

Chocolate Cake Sprinkled With Human Feces
When you order a slice of chocolate cake and it's bad, you send it back. Imagine how foul it must have been, for one British person to send it to the health officials, who found it had a most unsavory ingredient.

Speeding Driver Tries Oreo Defense
Forget the infamous "Twinkie Defense." Connecticut police say a 28-year-old man caught speeding in a 1993 BMW through a small town is blaming his transgression on an errant Oreo cookie.

NY Businessman Sues for Lap Dance Injury
Businessman Stephen Chang claims he suffered "seriously injured" at New York's Hot Lap Dance Club when a stripper swiveled and smacked him in the face with the heel of her shoe.

Frozen Pizza Whacker Strikes Roommate
Mama Mia! A woman in Florida, allegedly upset that the freezer was unplugged, struck her roommate with a frozen pizza.

This Sex Really Sucks
When a stunned security guard stumbled upon a naked contractor getting friendly with the hose end of a vacuum, the man offered an excuse you won't forget.

15,000 Naked Emails of Ex-Girlfriend Lands Man in Jail
Never underestimate the spite of an old flame: A 32-year-old Italian man faces two years and four months in prison for sending pornographic pictures of his former girlfriend in 15,000 emails.

This Week in Weird Crime for June 29 2013

This Week in Weird Crime for March 25 2013

Me-ouch! Hello Kitty Deals Drugs
A jailed Columbian drug lord has allegedly been using digitally encoded email images of Hello Kitty to smuggle out messages to his followers.

Woman Spends Two Years in Toilet, Boyfriend May Face Charges
Talk about potty issues: Kory McFarren told police his girlfriend had a phobia about leaving the bathroom and that's why she might have spent the last two years on the commode.

Weird Air Travel News
Take off your shoes, remove your belt, and get ready for some strange news about air travel and airport security.

Idiotic Moves
Why do so many people stash firearms and fireworks in their oven?

Our Litigious Times - Weird Laws and Lawsuits
Here's a look at some of the stranger laws and lawsuits in America's legal system.

This Week in Weird Crime for May 31 2013

Virgina Bans Adults From French Kissing Kids
Virginia may be "for lovers," but the state motto doesn't apply to inappropriate relationships - like grownups who French kiss a child under the age of 13.

Andrew Mclurg's Law Ha-Ha
A look at odd patents, strange filings, and courtroom urban legends with Law Professor Andrew McLurg as your guide.

Judge Sues Drycleaners for $54 Million Over Lost Pants
Every year, you think you've seen the most frivolous lawsuit ever, until a new one comes along. But this one is going to be hard to top. A District of Columbia judge sued his dry cleaner for $67 million -- and then lowered his demand to the more reasonable $54 million -- for losing his favorite pair of pants. He ended up losing his job and the lawsuit, and the slacks never turned up.

Hot Docs: The Smoking Gun
The real legal documents behind the legal sagas of O.J. Simpson, Anna Nicole Smith, Larry Craig, Paris Hilton, and, of course, Michael Jackson.

Charges Dropped Against Cross-Dressing Principal
The good news for former Catholic school principal Paul Schum is that prosecutors have dropped charges of loitering in a seedy alley in Louisville, Ky., for the purposes of prostitution. The bad news is that he still has to explain away what he was doing there in a black leather outfit with fishnet stockings and fake breasts.

Michigan Lawsuit Abuse Watch: Wacky Warning Labels
Winners of the annual Wacky Warning Label Contest include the baby stroller that reminds users to “Remove child before folding." You'll need no further evidence that ours is a litigious society. And for you sportsmen there's a fishing lure with a three-pronged hook that warns, “Harmful if swallowed."

The TRUE Stella Awards
Named after the woman who spilled a cup of McDonald's coffee onto her lap, suffered a burn, and successfully sued the fast-food franchise for $2.9 million, the Stella Awards honor wild, outrageous and ridiculous lawsuits.

2007's Weirdest Stories: American Inmate Idol
One of the weirdest stories of 2007: Prisoners compete in their own version of "American Idol."

Guess the Crime Based on the Mugshot
Does he look like a drug dealer or an exhibitionist?

Professor Slapper's World's Weirdest Cases
Did you hear the one about the guy who sued the TV manufacturer for making his wife fat and his kids lazy? What about the Dad who tried to name is kid "@"? These aren't punchlines. They're lawsuits.

InhouseBlog: Midlevel Associates
What are the lower-rung lawyers at big firms grousing about? Why is one firm not so keen on slow dancing at the holiday party?

Weird Crime Mug Shot Hall of Shame: Celebrity Edition
Mug Shots and Police Photos: When a celebrity winds up on the wrong side of the law, they usually look the part. About.com's Buck Wolf brings you the strangest, most outrageous Funny looking mug shots and police photos. Come back for regular updates.

This Week in Weird Crime: Nov. 21, 2011

Bad Teachers: Weird Education Crimes of 2011
A Texas teacher is accused of having sex with her students and filming it.

Goofy Crimes at Disney Parks

On the Beat: Clumsy Crooks
This blotto crime blotter is always on the beat, filled with arresting video, and police humor.

Dumb Criminals Library
A giant database of loopy law-breakers, going back to 2002 and well-indexed. You can quickly find a cornucopia of kidnappings, carjackings and arsons gone awry.

Hey Wayne! That's a Killer Name
We all remember killer-clown John Wayne Gacy. But what about Elvis Wayne Botley of California and Steven Wayne Bowman of South Carolina? Chuck Shepherd has found an early number of convicted murderers (more than 800!) with the middle name of Wayne. John Wayne Bobbitt didn't even make the list!

The Year in Weird Crime: Part 1
An Internet prankster is busted while giving wedgies to strangers.

The Year in Weird Crime: Part 2
When police arrived on the scene of a robbery, they found a trail of coins leading right to the suspect's front door.

This Week in Weird Crime: Jan. 28 2014

This Week in Weird Crime For March 29 2014
This Week in Weird Crime for March 29, 2014

This Week In Weird Crime May 28 2014
A woman is accused of throwing her elderly mother out of a wheelchair, breaking her hip.

This Week In Weird Crime June 29 2014
A Spanish teacher is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old student.

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