Funny Headlines

Sometimes what's sitting on top of the story is the story, especially with these real, funny headlines.

NEW FUNNY JOKES

File These Headlines Under: We Don’t Even Want to Know.

•Firefighters Use Jaws of Life to Free High…

Big Changes in Appleton

A headline in my local newspaper: “Appleton…

Department of (Ridiculous) Corrections

Journalists and editors on deadline make the…

First Microbes Breathed Sulfur...

First Microbes Breathed Sulfur Before It Was…

Stolen Prosthetic Arm...

Stolen Prosthetic Arm Discovered in a Secondhand…

Marshall County Sheriff's Candidate...

Marshall County Sheriff’s Candidate Disputes…

Hold the Presses!

Misadventures in headline writing from around the…

Headlines around America

• County to Pay $250,000 to Advertise Lack of…

That Weekend is Killer...

Headline from the Times Herald-Record (Newburgh…

Woman with Arms Held

—Source: Times of India

Wisconsin Woman Takes Husband to Police for "Talking ...

—Source: La Crosse (Wisconsin) Tribune

Torrington Police Search for Jesus

—Source: Hartford Courant

Suspected Beer Thief Leaves Liquid Trail

—Source: Charleston Daily Mail

Spay/Neuter Clinic for Low-Income Residents

—Source: (Lewiston, Maine) Sun Journal

Sun Is Too Round, Say Scientists

—Source: The Independent

Self-Proclaimed Invisible Man No-Show at Court Hearing

—Source: The Daily Herald (Provo, Utah)

Police Arrest Naked Man with Concealed Weapon

—Source: MSNBC.com; contributed by Linda…

Man Married, Sentenced on Same Day

—Source: The Miami Herald

Man Executed After Long Speech

—Source: Boston Globe

Good Smell Perplexes New Yorkers

—Source: New York Times

Alton Attorney Accidentally Sues Himself

—Source: (Madison County, Illinois) Record

Hold the Presses!

Writing newspaper copy is an art form unseen in…

Red Tape Holds Up New Bridge

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Local High School Dropouts Cut in Half

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Astronaut Takes Blame for Gas in Spacecraft

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Juvenile Court to Try Shooting Defendants

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Miners Refuse to Work After Death

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Teacher Strikes Idle Kids

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Iraqi Head Seeks Arms

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Cold Wave Linked to Temperatures

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers

—Source: Timothy Haas in Boseman Daily…

Woman With Arms Held

—Source: Times of India

Poverty, Hunger Go Together

—Source: The Advertiser (Bastrop, Texas);…

Wisconsin Woman Takes Husband to Police for “Talking ...

—Source: La Crosse (Wisc.) Tribune headline

Self-Proclaimed Invisible Man No Show at Court Hearing

—Source: The Daily Herald (Provo, Utah)

SUV Crashes Into House After Suffering Seizure

—Source: Great Falls Tribune (Montana);…

Police Arrest Naked Man With Concealed Weapon

—Source: MSNBC.com; contributed by Linda…