<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Weird News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/weird http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:21:57 -0400 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:21:57 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Condom Shortage in Cuba]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:51:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WEB_CONDOMS_BY_MAIL.png
The latest food and product shortage to rock Cubans is being felt in the bedroom. Complaints that condoms are scarce are emerging from the island, part of a dry spell that has lasted several weeks, The...]]>
<![CDATA[Caught on Cam: Red Bull Bandits Rob Wawas]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:32:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Toms+River+Wawa+Heist+Red+Bull.jpg
Police in South Jersey say a couple spent their weekend stealing hundreds of dollars’ worth of Red Bull.

Photo Credit: Surveillane Images]]>
<![CDATA[Dangling Sign Causing Risk for Drivers]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:40:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Crooked+Sign+Boulevard.JPG
A traffic sign at Roosevelt Boulevard and Haldeman Avenue in Northeast Philly dangles over the busy intersection.

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<![CDATA[Jesus Drawing a Record in Chalk?]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:22:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chalk-jesus-03.jpg
A church in Texas is trying to set the world record for the largest chalk drawing with a massive drawing of Jesus that spans nearly 17,000 square feet. Volunteers taking part in the Easter activity began...

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Yawning Suspect to Judge: "I Don't Care, Man"]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:36:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/041614+joseph+butler+judge+john+hurley.jpg
A yawning suspect earned a stern rebuke and a trip to jail after he told a South Florida judge, "I don't care, man." Joseph Butler was facing grand theft and resisting arrest charges when he appeared...]]>
<![CDATA[Drive Like Biden? Guy Says He's Selling VP's Caddy]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:30:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Biden+Cadillac+Sale+combined.jpg
If you want to ride like a Vice President, a Delaware man says he’s got just the car for you.]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Chosen for Jury Duty?]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:45:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/IV+Griner+Dog+Jury+Duty.jpg
Did a New Jersey court clerk issue a juror summons to a dog?

Photo Credit: Barrett Griner, IV]]>
<![CDATA[Family Adopts Dog That Raced Metro-North Train]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 06:40:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/metro-north-dog-adopted.JPG
A daring dog that raced alongside a Metro-North train from the South Bronx to Manhattan last week as passengers and crew cringed in fear she would get hurt has been adopted, officials said Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Lost in 2007 Wildfires Reunited with Owners]]> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:32:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wildfire-Dog-Reunion.jpg
They say every dog has its day. That’s especially true for a dog named “Buddy” who was recently reunited with his owners after going missing seven years ago when devastating wildfires ripped through San...

Photo Credit: San Diego County Department of Animal Services]]>
<![CDATA[Man's Robbery Attempt Gets Laughs]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:13:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/189*120/0410-stone1.jpg
A man trying to rob a hair salon was foiled by a receptionist who would not take his demands seriously.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen May Be Deported Over Brownies]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:39:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/marijuana+generic.jpg
Saira Munoz did time in jail for a felony conviction for selling marijuana brownies to make money for a prom dress.]]>
<![CDATA[Unbelievable Animal Stories: Wandering Sea Lion]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:31:45 -0400 Read more here. ]]> Read more here. ]]> http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/041614-hoppie-sea-lion.jpg
Check out some of the craziest animals and the stories behind them.]]>
<![CDATA[Topless Woman Vandalizes McDonald's]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:00:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sandra+suarez+web.jpg
A topless Florida woman was arrested after surveillance video shows her destroying a McDonald's while in a thong in Pinellas Park, Florida.]]>
<![CDATA[Annual Blessing of the Baseballs]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:03:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000006697685_1200x675_220214851516.jpg
Fans gathered for the 8th annual Blessing of the Balls at Citizens Bank Park . Three local religious leaders gathered to bless the baseballs that the Phillies will use in their Home Opener.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Rat Terrorizes NY Commuters]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:55:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rat+terrorizes+subway+copy.jpg
A man commuting to Brooklyn shot video of a rat running around inside his Subway train Monday morning. Jinais Ponnampadikkal Kader says the rat boarded the train at the Fulton Street station in

Photo Credit: Jinais Ponnampadikkal Kader ]]>
<![CDATA[Boat with Ton of Pot Washes Ashore]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:15:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/202*120/boat-panga-drug-marijuana-malibu-april7.jpg
A boat loaded with bundles of marijuana -- possibly more than one ton -- washed ashore Monday morning on the Southern California coast. The 30-foot boat, an open fishing boat with outboard power, was discovered...]]>
<![CDATA[Student's April Fool's Joke on Teacher Goes Viral]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:05:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mich+class+prank.jpg
Extra credit belongs to this student who stayed in character throughout a caught-on-camera April Fool's prank that has since gone viral.]]>
<![CDATA[Frozen Meat in Luggage Leads to Cocaine Bust]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 09:01:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/cocaine-meat-jfk.jpg
An arriving passenger at JFK was carrying frozen meat with a most unusual stuffing: more than seven pounds of cocaine, federal authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Gets B-Day Card in Mail 45 Years Late]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:14:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1969+mail1.JPG
A birthday card that was intended to reach a young Brooklyn woman on her 19th birthday has finally reached its destination, 45 years after it was first mailed. Two days later, another letter with the...]]>
<![CDATA[Smart Cars Flipped Over in San Francisco]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:43:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/04-07-2014-smart-10.jpg
Someone's been vandalizing compact Smart cars in San Francisco, flipping the tiny vehicles on their heads and rear ends in the streets of San Francisco.]]>
<![CDATA[Toilet Paper Wedding Contest on a Roll]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 12:13:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/TP-Wedding-Dress.jpg
With 10 years running, you could say that a quirky competition known as the “Toilet Paper Wedding Contest” is truly on a roll.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Cheap-Chic-Weddings.com]]>
<![CDATA[Flipped-Over Smart Cars]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:37:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/smartcar21.jpg
Someone's been vandalizing compact Smart cars in San Francisco, flipping the tiny vehicles on their front and rear ends in the city's streets. Witness Brandon Michael was out having a cigarette about 1

Photo Credit: Bryan Carmody]]>
<![CDATA[3 Rescued From Burning Boat in N.Y.]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:12:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/boat+fire+long+island.jpg
The Coast Guard says it rescued three people stranded when their boat caught fire off Long Island in New York on Sunday.

Photo Credit: Coast Guard]]>
<![CDATA[Shoplifter Strips to Escape Family Dollar Store]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 15:43:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/shoplifter.jpeg
A shoplifter at an Oakland Park store lost his shirt as fled the scene of the crime.]]>
<![CDATA[Stenographer Types "I Hate My Job"]]> Sat, 05 Apr 2014 03:20:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/courtroom+generic+722.jpg
Officials at a Manhattan court are scrambling to make sense of botched court transcripts in 30 cases after the stenographer allegedly typed gibberish and, in one case, "I hate my job, I hate my...]]>
<![CDATA[Pantsless Subway Worker Disciplined]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:56:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mta+worker+subway+no+pants.jpg
A New York City subway worker who stripped down to his underwear for the annual No Pants Subway Ride was written up and reprimanded by a supervisor for engaging in "conduct unbecoming" even though he was off the...]]>
<![CDATA["Millionaire" Welfare Fraud Couple Caught: Police]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 12:30:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/040114+colin+and+andrea+chisholm.jpg
The couple who went on the run after they were accused of welfare fraud while living on a luxury yacht were taken into custody Tuesday, authorities said.

Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Caught on Camera: Burglar in the Buff]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 07:58:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/burglar2.jpg
Police say a man was arrested after breaking into a home while wearing nothing but a cowboy hat in Johns Creek, Georgia on Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: "Quite Alarming" Video Shows Woman Feeding Alligator]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:13:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/feeding-gator.JPG
A woman was caught on camera feeding an alligator at a Port St. Lucie senior living complex.]]>
<![CDATA[April Fools: Transit Hoax Tackles SEPTA Campaign]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 11:46:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WashCycle_AprilFools.jpg
A new pedicab service offered by Wash Cycle Laundry was actually an April Fool's joke meant to draw attention to the company's latest equipment, while spotlighting a public transit campaign.

Photo Credit: Conrad Benner]]>