Strange and weird news, features & oddities - ABC FOX Montana Local News, Weather, Sports KTMF | KWYB

Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title

Updated:

A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. More>>

More Headlines

The Latest: English bulldog Zsa Zsa wins Ugliest Dog contest

Updated:

A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. More>>

Kind of a big dill: Boston hosts 2nd annual pickle fair

Updated:

The Boston Pickle Fair is back for the second year in a row and it's kind of a big dill. More>>

Park system celebrates 150 years with pink flamingo record

Updated:

Parks officials in Buffalo, New York, are tickled pink over claiming a new world record for having the longest line of garden flamingos. More>>

Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker headquarters

Updated:

An 800-pound, nearly 11-foot-long steel sculpture of a bent and burned drug spoon has been placed in front of the Connecticut headquarters of drugmaker Purdue Pharma as part of an art protest against the opioid crisis. More>>

Woman who took dead butterfly from exhibit gets probation

Updated:

A woman who took a dead butterfly from an Ohio botanical garden has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor theft. More>>

Ichi-who? Suzuki sits on M's bench in fake mustache disguise

Updated:

AP photos show Ichiro Suzuki hiding in fake mustache, glasses in dugout during game. More>>

Man finds rattlesnake under hood while trying to start car

Updated:

An upstate New York man trying to jump-start his car was greeted by an unusual sound coming from his engine _ the rattle of a venomous timber rattlesnake. More>>

Bank robbery suspect gives ID, easily tracked by police

Updated:

Police say a quick-thinking bank teller convinced a suspected robber to hand over his own license. More>>

In India, rats have a $19,000 meal

Updated:

Police say at least one rat slipped through a hole in the back of an ATM in northeastern India and ate more than $19,000 in currency. More>>

Deputy frees bear trapped inside car

Updated:

A bear that managed to break into a car needed help from a sheriff's deputy to get out. More>>

Wife credited with returning husband to jail following error

Updated:

Court records say a Colorado inmate, mistakenly released from jail, enjoyed less than two hours of freedom before his wife realized the error and made him turn himself in. More>>

Naked man arrested for burglary, animal cruelty

Updated:

A man has been arrested for breaking into an apartment and beating a dog while naked. More>>

2 people injured while trying to avoid hitting kangaroo

Updated:

A Montana Highway Patrol Trooper says two people were injured after the driver swerved their vehicle to avoid hitting a kangaroo on the road. More>>

Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by Phanatic

Updated:

Philadelphia Phillies fan says a hot dog launched by the baseball team's mascot left her with a black eye. More>>

Police: Trucker with stuck tree branch leaves wake of wrecks

Updated:

The New York Police Department says an oblivious truck driver with a large branch stuck to his truck left behind a five-block long path of destruction wrecking multiple cars. More>>

Slow farm tractor flees police, setting off low-speed chase

Updated:

Police say a slow-moving farm tractor that fled a traffic stop led police on a nearly 3-mile low speed chase. More>>

Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

Updated:

A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe _ sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup. More>>

Erratic driving of front-end loader leads to DUI arrest

Updated:

A 35-year-old Alaska man suspected of weaving through traffic while driving a front-end loader has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. More>>

Police: Thief tried paying waitress with her own stolen card

Updated:

Authorities say an Arkansas thief got his just deserts when he tried to pay for a meal using the waitress' stolen credit card. More>>

Theft of mammoth proportions: Agency seeks stolen tusk

Updated:

A federal agency in Alaska wants the public's help to solve a mammoth theft. More>>

Spraying snake with gas leads to house blaze in Finland

Updated:

An improvised method of getting rid of a snake by spraying it with gasoline kicked off a chain reaction that ended up with a house on fire in southern Finland. More>>

Indiana trooper wins praise for stopping too slow driver

Updated:

An Indiana State Police trooper who tweeted a photo of a vehicle he stopped for driving too slowly in the left lane is enjoying widespread praise online. More>>

Woodchucks to blame for missing veterans' flags

Updated:

Authorities say furry critters, not vandals, are likely to blame for American flags that disappeared from veterans' graves in Massachusetts. More>>

Tests confirm mystery animal shot in Montana was a wolf

Updated:

The mystery is over: Wildlife officials have confirmed that an unusual-looking animal shot in central Montana was a gray wolf. More>>

Baby born on Paris suburban train gets free rides until 25

Updated:

Paris public transport company RATP said a baby boy born in a suburban train will get free rides in the French capital until he is 25. More>>

Montana man rescues tired fawn from bed of sewer sludge

Updated:

A north-central Montana man rescued a tired fawn stuck on a bed of drying sewer sludge while others helped reunite the fawn with its mother nearby. More>>

St. Paul raccoon set free after scaling 25-story tower

Updated:

A raccoon that scaled more than 20 stories of a high-rise office building in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, has made it to the roof. More>>

Vows in the air: German couple married in tightrope wedding

Updated:

A couple in eastern Germany have got married in a swing dangling from a motorcycle atop a tightrope, 14 meters (46 feet) above the ground. More>>

Deputy: Florida man chugged can of beer during DUI stop

Updated:

Authorities say a 48-year-old Florida man raised a can of beer and chugged it after a sheriff's deputy stopped him on suspicion of drunk driving. More>>

Czech president torches underpants, stunt stuns journalists

Updated:

A fiery stunt by Czech President Milos Zeman has really stunned journalists this time. More>>

Signs seeking return of heirloom: 'My mother will kill me'

Updated:

A recent college graduate desperate to recover a family heirloom that was mistakenly left curbside as he moved out of his apartment is plastering his neighborhood with signs warning, "My mother will kill me.". More>>

North Dakota mayor re-elected with all 3 of town's votes

Updated:

The man believed to be North Dakota's oldest mayor breezed to another term in Tuesday's election, winning unanimously in a vote that saw 100 percent turnout. More>>

Trucks collision in Arkansas causes fire and spills Fireball

Updated:

Add Fireball to the menu: Two tractor-trailers collide on Arkansas highway, spilling hundreds of mini-bottles of the cinnamon-flavored whiskey. More>>

Exhaust-ing ordeal: Woman gets head stuck in tailpipe

Updated:

A young woman endured an exhaust-ing ordeal when she got her head stuck in a truck's oversized tailpipe at a Minnesota music festival. More>>

Emergency slide accidently deployed from plane

Updated:

An emergency slide was accidentally deployed from a plane as it sat at a Connecticut airport; no injuries, no damage. More>>

Firefighters break windows of car blocking hydrant

Updated:

Firefighters forced to break the windows, thread a hose through a car that was blocking a fire hydrant in New Jersey. More>>

Airplane-towed banner falls in NJ, smashes car window

Updated:

An airplane-towed banner broke loose and came down near New Jersey's statehouse, fluttering to the ground and shattering the rear windshield of a parked car. More>>

Mortuary must pay widow $50K for 'coerced' cremation

Updated:

A Montana funeral home must pay a woman $50,000 after her husband was cremated against his wishes. More>>

2 inn workers eat pot-laced candy left by guests, get sick

Updated:

Police say two employees of a Vermont inn ate marijuana-laced edibles left behind by guests and got sick. More>>

'Dead' husband returns after Japan police send wrong body

Updated:

A Japanese wife has told police that the body she thought was of her missing husband was that of a stranger because the man came home alive a year later. More>>

Sisters give birth on same day in Georgia

Updated:

Sisters give birth on same day at hospital in west Georgia. More>>

Coin toss decides Kentucky magistrate race

Updated:

When the traditional election process failed to produce a winner in a Kentucky magistrate race, officials went with a coin toss. More>>

Big hurdles for bold push to split California into 3 states

Updated:

Californians will face a choice this November of whether to divide the nation's most populous state into three, an effort that would radically shake up the West Coast. More>>

'Roof, roof!' Dog rescued from overhang roof at his home

Updated:

Firefighters near Minneapolis rescue a 180-pound Saint Bernard from the second-story roof of an overhang outside his home. More>>

Abandoned baby moose, 'begging for attention,' befriends dog

Updated:

A dog and a young moose have forged an unlikely friendship in Maine. More>>

Domino's on streets, not for pizzas but to fix potholes

Updated:

The saying goes that the road to hell is paved with good intentions, but what if the road was paved with pizza. More>>

Her life saved, Bulgarian cow Penka waits to rejoin herd

Updated:

A Bulgarian cow has won fame and Europe-wide support after authorities threatened to put her down because she wandered off into neighboring Serbia _ not part of the European Union. More>>

Rare sightings of big bug draw fans from around the world

Updated:

Students from Japan and a researcher from New Zealand are among the scientists and hobbyists flocking to central New York for rare sightings of a big bug. More>>

Distillery has new bourbon flavored by beaver secretion

Updated:

A New Hampshire distillery has a new bourbon, Eau De Musc, flavored partly by secretions from a beaver's castor sacs. More>>

Man literally falls into police's hands after eluding them

Updated:

An Ohio man who ran from a traffic stop and then found himself clinging by his hands to a window ledge has been literally caught by police. More>>

Artist eying record for world's largest paper airplane

Updated:

Residents of a Massachusetts city are trying to break the world record for largest paper airplane. More>>

Correction: Stranded Raccoon story

Updated:

A stranded raccoon is generating a lot of social media interest as it scales an office building in downtown St. Paul. More>>

14 boys, no regrets: Michigan family happy the way they are

Updated:

A Michigan couple have 14 boys and no regrets regardless of what online opinion-givers have to say. More>>

Plane taxis to Orlando gate _ after alligator crosses tarmac

Updated:

Plane taxis to Orlando gate _ after alligator crosses tarmac. More>>

Maine town works to save statue of famous harbor seal Andre

Updated:

A Maine town is raising money to save the statue of a beloved harbor seal that brought the community together. More>>

Neighbors stunned by man who vanished from Air Force

Updated:

Authorities say an Air Force officer with top security clearance who disappeared in New Mexico 35 years ago has been found in California after using a false name for decades. More>>

Kim Jong Un impersonator questioned on arrival in Singapore

Updated:

A Kim Jong Un lookalike says he was detained and questioned on arrival in Singapore, days before a summit between the North Korean leader and President Donald Trump. More>>

Some like it not: Marilyn Monroe statue has church venting

Updated:

Marilyn Monroe statue drawing ire as nearby church gets full view of her behind. More>>

Cops rescue pig near a Dunkin' Donuts, name him 'Pork Roll'

Updated:

Police in New Jersey say they found a lost pet pig wandering near a local Dunkin' Donuts and nicknamed it "Pork Roll". More>>

Wandering caterpillars make for slippery road in Maine

Updated:

Drivers: Better watch out for caterpillars in one Maine town. More>>

Kansas man doesn't regret giving up $1 million ticket

Updated:

A Kansas man who returned a $1 million lottery ticket to a customer who left it on a store counter says he has no regrets about giving up the prize money. More>>

Philadelphia mom throws epic prom with 'Black Panther' theme

Updated:

A Philadelphia mom who threw a $25,000 Dubai-themed prom for her son last year is back, this time with a "Black Panther" theme complete with an actual black panther. More>>

South Dakota sheriff loses re-election, fires winning deputy

Updated:

A South Dakota sheriff waited a whole minute after polls closed to fire a deputy who undid his re-election bid this week. More>>

Man beats huge odds: 2 My Million lottery wins in 18 months

Updated:

A man who regularly plays the lottery with the same numbers at the same place in eastern France has beaten huge odds, winning at My Million twice in 18 months. More>>

Ice cream maker, brewery team up to create "Fudgie the Beer"

Updated:

A brewing company in New York has teamed with Carvel to create "Fudgie the Whale" ice cream cake-themed beer. More>>

Powered by Frankly

Features

  • More Features
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 Cowles Montana Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.