Fail Stories

Friday #Fails: Man vs Footlong Eggplant. A Doppelganger Must’ve Stolen Car. Accidental Fire.

Crocodile jumps from Ethiopian lake and kills pastor during mass baptism via USAToday: Tragedy struck a mass baptism in an African lake when a crocodile leaped from the water and killed the presiding pastor. The Rev. Docho Eshete was conducting the ceremony for about 80 people on Sunday morning at Lake Abaya in southern Ethiopia,…

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FRIDAY #FAILS: Police Dog Tracks Down Guy Who Stole Steaks. Wildfire From Flag Burning. And More.

Motorcyclist’s Strategy of Driving Through Yards to Avoid Ticket Fails, Somehow via RFT: A Missouri man who apparently thought he’d found a legal loophole large enough to drive an unlicensed motorcycle through was arrested Sunday in St. Clair after riding his bike through the yard of a Knights of Columbus Hall. KMOV reports that Michael…

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Friday #Fails: Guy Was Just Shot by His Own Oven. Bear Mauling. Unlicensed Driver Hit a Cop Car For Parking Sport.

Clark Co. homeowner trying to kill weeds sets garage ablaze, fire officials say via DaytonDaily: A homeowner attempting to kill weeds surrounding his garage with a torch, caused the entire garage to go up in flames, officials say. Springfield Twp. fire crews were dispatched to the 2000 block of Scioto Street around 4 a.m. on reports…

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#FAILS! Burglar Is Caught on a Security Camera Stopping to Dance. Man stuffs feces into ATM. $2 million worth of meth found in car’s gas tank.

Two Teens Sneak Into an Abandoned Hotel, and the Cops Use 11 Police Dogs to Track Them Down via Journal-news:  Imagine how freaked out these kids must have been.  Yes, they were breaking the law.  But they never expected THIS kind of response . . . An 18-year-old named Nicholas Tsakeris and his 17-year-old friend snuck…

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#FAIL! Guy Wants Doritos. So He Breaks Into a Taco Bell to Eat the Shells.Fingerprint in Play-Doh leads to arrest.Loads more.

A Woman Uses Someone Else’s Pee For a Drug Test . . . and It Tests Positive via WTOV9:   Well this is just a CLASSIC case of not doing your research. There’s a 24-year-old woman named Kiana Wallace in St. Clairsville, Ohio, and she was on probation last year after six months in jail for…

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#FAIL! Florida man’s own dashboard camera lands him in jail. Wind Blows Away Robber’s Stolen Cash.

Utah man falls to death while climbing cliff to fire flaming arrow into heart display for wife’s birthday via FOXNews: A man’s attempt at a romantic gesture to celebrate his wife’s 51st birthday on Saturday ended in tragedy when he fell to his death from a cliff in Utah. The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office told FOX13 Dee Jessop,…

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#FAIL! Mayor’s joke about 4,000 new jobs backfires. VA church hangs mannequin from a tree.

Mayor’s joke about 4,000 new jobs backfires by NYPost:  The mayor of a small French town has been forced to make a groveling apology to residents after her April Fool’s Day joke fell spectacularly flat. Caroline Cayeux used Facebook and Twitter to announce the arrival of a new IKEA superstore to Beauvais residents, many of whom believed…

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#FAIL! Eggs dropped at an Easter event in Mohave Valley may be contaminated, Man got arm stuck in a church drop box when he tried to rob it, A Kohl’s Shoplifting Prevention Supervisor Is Busted For Shoplifting, and MORE!

Eggs dropped at an Easter event in Mohave Valley may be contaminated The Mohave County Department of Public Health (MCDPH) released a notice Saturday warning residents that eggs used in an Easter event in Mohave Valley may be contaminated. The notice came after the Mohave Valley Fire Department posted on their Facebook page that the eggs…

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#FAIL! Boss Forgets to Turn Off Video After Conference Call, Is Caught Having Sex, Police Catch a Shoplifter Because He Always Takes the Exact Same Escape Route, A Man Gets a New Porsche, Speeds, and the Car Is Impounded Within 10 Minutes, and MORE!

Moron of the Morning: Man Signs Robbery Note With Real Name A Pennsylvania man accused of robbing a Bentleyville bank last week apparently wrote his name on a note he handed a teller demanding money. Glenn Allan Flory Jr., 30, of 6 Maple Alley, was charged Wednesday by Chief Richard Young with two counts of…

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#FAIL! Aussie bloke blows up kitchen trying to kill cockroaches, A Guy Steals a Car . . . to Go to Court to Face Stolen Car Charges, Gainesville Police pull man over for excessive honking, find guns and drugs in his car, and MORE!

Aussie bloke blows up kitchen trying to kill cockroaches A Queensland man has sustained burns to his head and hands after trying to use insect spray as a flame-thrower on cockroaches. Emergency services were called to an address in Mt Isa, Queensland on Wednesday at 8pm to treat the man’s injuries following the explosion, 7…

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