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Top 11 Weirdest News Stories in Louisiana of 2013

A lot of weird things have happened in Louisiana in 2013. So, let’s take a stroll down memory lane and look at the Top 11 best weird news stories that happened in Louisiana this year.


Forget money, jewelry, or electronics.  A pair of thieves steal a pair of pants.

No pants day
Pawelmaslag, Instagram


A Lafayette teacher got in hot water for gluing her students to their seats after they wouldn’t stay in their seats.

teacher helping kids


Two women walked into a Bossier City Walmart and took pregnancy tests off the shelf and walked into the restroom.  They walked out without the pregnancy tests.  No word on the test results…

Dennis Foley


Criminals are always working hard to hide their identity from security cameras while committing crimes.  One man decided his cover would be a bucket.



No, he’s not the Tin Man, just a Louisiana guy wearing a tin foil hat threatening to torch schools.

Tin Foil Hat man


A Princeton woman admits to taking over $100,000 from her grandmother, but denies that she stole from her.

Alyson Jones
Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force


Many communities are undertaking beautification efforts to improve quality of life, but one man decided to put beautification in his own hands.  He burned down a nearby vacant mobile home because he thought it was ugly.

Scott Olson, Getty Images
Scott Olson, Getty Images


During a thunderstorm, you are always advised to go indoors, but for one woman, even being inside wasn’t safe enough.  Lakeisha Brooks was standing on the checkout line at a Houma supermarket when a she was struck by lightning.



A death row inmate from Shreveport isn’t satisfied with the conditions in his prison cell.  He’s joined two other death row inmates to sue the State of Louisiana over it.

Getty Images


Many would argue the Grand Theft Auto video game series offers too real of an experience, but an Alabama man didn’t think it was real enough.  Baton Rouge police officers arrested the man after he stole a woman’s car and struck other vehicles with it.

Grand Theft Auto
Cate Gillon/Getty Images


Have a feud with a few family members?  Did your father buy you a cookie cake for your birthday?  Well, the two came together when a Haughton man attacked his father with a cookie cake his father bought for him.

Elizabeth/Table4Five / Flickr
Elizabeth/Table4Five / Flickr

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