Brian Attenberg

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By Brian Attenberg On Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Florida Woman Donna Byrne Caught Drunk Driving on a Horse

Florida deputies said “neigh” to Polk County’s Donna Byrne, who decided to presumably ride a horse while under the influence. The Polk Sheriff’s Office caught up with 53-year-old Byrne, who was riding through More...

By Brian Attenberg On Monday, October 30th, 2017

WATCH: Ripley’s Gerrold Vincent Hooks a New World Record

The Big Apple was the setting for Ripley’s latest stunt, where Gerrold Vincent (aka “One Hook wonder”) decided to catch some world record-breaking hang time in a most peculiar way. Vincent, a former member More...

By Brian Attenberg On Monday, October 19th, 2015
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2015 Truffle Pricing and the Factors that Influence Truffle Prices

Autumn has arrived and along with it also arrives the beginning of white truffle season. This long awaited season happens to be the busiest time of the year for truffle merchants and it is a time of year that is More...

By Brian Attenberg On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

IRS settles with NOM over tax return debacle, leftists attack NOM

While the IRS didn’t admit fault and just says a single employee’s error is likely behind the tax agency leaking the National Organization For Marriage’s tax return, the IRS has settled with NOM More...

By Brian Attenberg On Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Sinkhole at Corvette Museum destroys 8 vintage cars including ZR-1 Spyder and Blue Devil

STRANGE NEWS EXAMINER: A massive sinkhole opened up in Bowling Green, Kentucky Wednesday morning, swallowing up 8 collector Corvettes. The National Corvette Museum issued a press release on Wednesday, explaining More...

By Brian Attenberg On Saturday, February 8th, 2014
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Clint Eastwood performs Heimlich to save Steve John, golf director

The news broke Friday that Hollywood star Clint Eastwood performed the Heimlich maneuver Wednesday on Steve John, the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am director. The man claims the Dirty Harry actor save his More...

By Brian Attenberg On Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

‘My Strange Addiction’ season 5: Woman eats paint, another addicted to ‘Pony Play’

STRANGE NEWS: Rolling into season 5 of “My Strange Addition”, fans meet 43-year-old Heather, a mother of two who is addicted to eating latex paint. Heather claims that her addiction began about three years More...

By Brian Attenberg On Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Gay Waitress Hoax update: Dayna Morales no longer employed at restaurant

Strange News Examiner: The New Jersey waitress that ignited the debate about fair tipping for the LGBT community, has been let go from her employer. More on the original story HERE According to a December 7 announcement More...

By Brian Attenberg On Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Watch Florida teen Traveshia Blanks knockout attack video

STRANGE NEWS EXAMINER: According to a Lee County Sherriff’s press release, 15-year-old Traveshia Blanks was arrested on Tuesday following an attack in which she sneaked up behind a 73-year-old man and kicked More...

By Brian Attenberg On Saturday, October 19th, 2013

Teens Guadalupe Shaw, Katelyn Roman charged in bullying case which led to Rebecca Sedwick’s suicide

Florida’s Polk County has made it in the news again following an investigation into the suicide of 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick last month. UPDATE: Guadalupe Shaw’s mom has been arrested – details More...

By Brian Attenberg On Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Death of Ethan Saylor, Down Syndrome man, at theater now a homicide as details emerge

New documents reveal that Frederick County sheriff’s deputies, who tried to force a young man with Down syndrome out of a movie theater, were warned he would “freak out” if they touched him. The decision More...

By Brian Attenberg On Sunday, June 23rd, 2013
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Jane Wicker, Charlie Schwenker dead after plane crash at Ohio air show

(Strange News Examiner) According to a June 22 report from Reuters, and evidenced by the video, the pilot and performer were killed as the vintage plane spun around upside down in front of a crowd of hundreds. Seasoned More...

By Brian Attenberg On Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Robert Zildjian, Sabian founder, passes away at age 89

(Strange New Examiner) The drum world is mourning today at the loss of Robert (RZ) Zildjian, founder of Sabian cymbals and former heir to the Zildjian cymbal empire. On March 28, 2013 Sabian announced the More...

By Brian Attenberg On Friday, March 22nd, 2013

John Lennon Glasses: President Obama retweets photo of Lennon’s bloodied glasses

A disturbing picture of John Lennon’s bloodied glasses is being utilized as a tool in the White House’s arsenal to ban guns. On March 20th, Yoko Ono tweeted a photo of her former husband’s bloodied glasses More...

By Brian Attenberg On Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Maryland State Police search for hit and run driver, victim identified as Judith Hill

Photo Credit: Ltljltlj via wikimedia commons Maryland State Police are searching for the driver responsible for a hit-and-run on Interstate 695 early this morning. The victim has been identified as 62-year-old Judith More...

By Brian Attenberg On Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Key Largo toddler, Austen Mark Alward, killed by car after wandering from parents’ home

photo Scott Davidson A tragic story has unfolded from the Florida Keys this morning. A toddler went missing from a Key Largo home Monday night, and was tragically found dead near mile marker 99 on Highway U.S. One. According More...

By Brian Attenberg On Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Justin Bieber falls ill while performing in London’s O2 Arena

Justin Bieber collapsed on stage while performing in the UK this evening, according to a recent TMZ report. The 19-year-old pop star was performing in London’s O2 Arena when he began suffering shortness of breath. More...

By Brian Attenberg On Friday, December 14th, 2012

Juan Carlos Guerrero, former Customs Border officer pleads guilty in bribery, alien smuggling case

Former U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer, His Girlfriend and Two of Their Associates Plead Guilty to Participating in Multi-year Bribery and Alien Smuggling Activities Along U.S./Mexico Border. Former More...

By Brian Attenberg On Sunday, November 25th, 2012

Ana Gutierrez, woman riding manatee, was arrested after social media outrage

The Florida woman who was photographed riding a Manatee last month was arrested Saturday in response to the incident that went viral on social media sites early last month. Ana Gloria Garcia Gutierrez, 53, was More...

By Brian Attenberg On Monday, November 5th, 2012

Kim Maroney and Lora Whitehead, Florida women arrested when crack found in dentures

Deputies from the Charlotte County Sheriff’s made an unusual discovery Saturday after they stopped a truck seen leaving a known drug house. The CCSO issued a media release outlining the details that led to the More...



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