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NJ man wanted to have sex with farm animals, harassed residents when denied
The 31-year-old New Jersey man is currently in jail awaiting trail.
An opera? About New Jersey? It’s true.'The Silk City,' an opera about the Paterson Silk Strike of 1913, will debut in October. Weird
Painting in NJ library since 1943 sells for millionsThe thousands of residents who walked by the framed oil painting to check out or return books, had no way of knowing it would one day be sold for millions. NEW JERSEY
NJ police seek person who created their own crosswalkPolice say the makeshift crosswalk could be deadly to pedestrians. Weird
Barista writes ‘ISIS’ on Muslim man’s Starbucks cupA Muslim man said his name is "Aziz." A Starbucks barista wrote "ISIS." Was it a mistake or discrimination? Weird
PETA wants to make serial kitten dumper a dealWoman who allegedly abandoned kittens at a New Jersey supermarket multiple times is offered a deal by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. NEW JERSEY
Investigating sex abuse, they found mummified remains, police sayPolice discovered pieces of a human body in a closet, including a head and a torso dressed in a necktie and suit jacket. Weird
Bye-bye Fat Broad! B.C. comic renames charactersThe names Grace and Jane will take the places of Cute Chick and Fat Broad in the comic strip B.C., says John Hart Studios Inc., effective immediately. Weird
‘Smoldering’ cash burned McDonald’s drive-thru worker: copsA late-night customer paid for his drive-thru meal with a dollar bill that burned an employee's hand, Hackettstown police say. Weird
WATCH: NJ artist gives new life to the dead and discardedSue Moerder, owner of Moerder Tattoos & Gallery in Hammonton, talks about her unique art that blends animal skulls and discarded man-made objects.
Snake left behind at TSA checkpoint at NewarkThe 15-inch-long snake was spotted at Newark airport by a young girl, who the TSA says "heeded the advice 'if you see something, say something.'" Weird
Heinz tracks down Lacey ketchup thiefNot only has the ketchup giant offered to pay for the car damages suffered by a Lacey condiment thief, Heinz says they have located the mischief-maker Weird
College student charged $3,800 for late textbookAmazon charged a University of Delaware student $3,800.66 for returning her textbook four days late. Weird
Married fling? NJ city tops nation in cheatersMarried but eyeing a summer fling? Ashley Madison has news for you — you don't have to look far. Find out which NJ city tops the Infidelity Hotlist. Weird
2 men with 29 wives, 160 children sentenced to house arrestTwo men with multiple wives were sentenced to house arrest after a polygamy conviction. Weird
Uber Eats driver caught masturbating during a deliveryAn Uber Eats driver was arrested for masturbating in his car after being caught by a customer, police said. Weird
Gold certificates: Civil War to Asbury ParkGold certificates that were allegedly stolen from an Asbury Park basement are at the heart of a criminal trial and a civil lawsuit.
No yolk: Berkeley reader asks for help identifying these “eggs”A reader brought a mystery to the attention of the Asbury Park Press. WEIRD NEWS
Security video captures something strange outside Waretown homeJoey Fabozzi, 40, was stirred early Thursday morning when motion sensors outside his home picked up something moving around his front door. WEIRD NEWS
What is that?A Waretown man recorded something strange on a security camera outside his home early Thursday. Video courtesy of Joey Fabozzi.
Snake turns up in washing machine smelling ‘like Downy’An escaped pet snake slithered into a suburban Chicago family’s washing machine. WEIRD NEWS
Naked Middletown burglary suspect bustedA Middletown homeowner reported a burglar wearing nothing but a sweater. When police caught up to him, they say, he had ditched that, too. Weird
No, there was no tsunami warning at the Jersey Shore"Please disregard previous message which was a test from the National Tsunami Warning Center," read a follow-up alert from police in Asbury Park. WEIRD NEWS
Kristen Bell caught anal worms from her daughter. Don’t let it happen to youKristen Bell caught anal worms from her daughter. Read, laugh, then learn how to prevent them. Weird
Was a UFO photographed over Wall Township?The National UFO Reporting Center says it has received nearly 2,200 reports of UFO sightings in New Jersey. Weird
NJ ‘Billboard dad’ rents his own sign to say thank youRemember #BillboardDad? He wanted to say thank you. Weird
Headless-chicken man arrestedDecapitated chickens have randomly been left at the home over the past year. WEIRD NEWS
Is a serial urine splasher on the loose?A New York City transit union head is warning there may be a serial attacker on the loose after two women operators were splashed with urine on Friday. News
Is Old Tennent Cemetery in Freehold haunted?The guys from Weird NJ Magazine investigate the haunted tales of this revolutionary war era cemetery
NJ is the home for several Thomas Edison housesOne of Thomas Edison's least known inventions is the concrete house. We found some here in the Garden State.
Parents claim nanny cam captured ghost who scratched babyA family is worried that they are living in a haunted house after claiming to have seen a ghost in their young daughter's room. WEIRD NEWS
This school district celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus DayA school district voted to keep Oct. 14 from being a day to commemorate Columbus. Weird
Weird stuff left behind in Ubers in New JerseyHuh? Uber released its "Lost and Found Index," a list of the most commonly left behind items in 2018 Weird
One love letter every night, for 40 yearsBill Bresnan has written a love letter to his wife every night for 40 years