<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Weird News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/weird http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Fri, 03 Jul 2015 11:41:09 -0400 Fri, 03 Jul 2015 11:41:09 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Stop Selling 'Gun Grip Case,' Get Free PR Services]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:42:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cell_Phone_Gun_Case1.jpg
Swordfish Communications, a South Jersey PR agency, announced Thursday that it will offer its services free of charge to any retailer currently selling the iPhone “Gun Grip Case,” which looks like a real handgun...

Photo Credit: Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Brewers' Big Eater Breaks Phillies Cheesesteak Record]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:45:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/brewers+coach+cheesesteak.PNG
There's one man in the bullpen who is living it up while he's in Philadelphia. One of the team's employees displayed a record-setting stunt for our NBC10 cameras this afternoon. CSNPhilly's John Clark has more.

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<![CDATA[Cat Saved From Engine After 28-Mile Ride to Chocolate Plant]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:14:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/cat+rescue+engine.jpg
An orange and white cat survived a 28-mile journey in the engine of a pickup truck a Mars Chocolate North America employee was driving across state lines to his job Thursday, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Hollywood Hills 'Campsite' Fight]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 07:04:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/188*120/7-2-2015-HHCampsite.JPG
A Hollywood Hills homeowner is fighting back and calling accusations from neighbors "lies" after they claimed to see people openly drinking and having sex on a "campsite" being rented out on her property.

Photo Credit: KNBC]]>
<![CDATA[Move Over Vanilla, Burger Chain Adds Bug-Flavored Shake]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:12:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/shakes1.jpg
What began as a burger chain's April Fools Day trick might soon be a mainstay on the menu. Cricket milkshake, anyone?]]>
<![CDATA[Man Wins $500K After Phone Records Doctors Mocking Him]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 06:30:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-117009763.jpg
A Vienna, Virginia, man was awarded $500,000 in court after suing doctors he recorded mocking and insulting him while he was under anesthesia during a 2013 colonoscopy.

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<![CDATA[Man Sues, Says His Beer Had a Dead Rat Inside]]> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:32:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/steel-reserve-beer.jpg
A North Texas man has filed a lawsuit against MillerCoors and 7-Eleven, saying he drank a beer that had "a dead rat marinating in it."

Photo Credit: Steel Brewing Co.
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<![CDATA[DUI Suspect Offers Cop Lotto Number]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:19:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/middletown+police+cruiser.jpg
A man arrested on drunken driving charges in Middletown told police he was a Connecticut Lottery employee and offered the police officer winning lottery numbers to drop the charges, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Pees on Slot Machine in PA Casino]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:33:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/slot+machines+generic.jpg
A New Jersey man took a gamble that backfired over the weekend.]]>
<![CDATA["Adorable" New Octopus Discovered]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:13:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*129/20150618_111418_SJM-OCTOPUS-0619-01_300.jpg
A researcher at the Monterey Bay Aquarium is deciding what to name a tiny new species octopus she has discovered. "I thought that since this animal is so adorable, I should name it adorabilis," Stephanie Bush...

Photo Credit: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute]]>
<![CDATA[Surfboard Breaks World Record]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2015 03:41:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Huntington-Beach-Biggest-Surfboard-Record-.jpg
Los Angeles laid claim to another bit of surfing legend Saturday as a group of surfers banded together to break a world record. With hundreds looking on, 66 surfers, including surf champions, celebrities...

Photo Credit: Larry Tenney (Instagram: @ltenney1)]]>
<![CDATA[Brakes Fail, Street Dept. Truck Splits Utility Pole Into 3]]> Sat, 20 Jun 2015 19:54:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Philadelphia+Streets+Department+Dump+Truck+Crash+Umbria.JPG
A Philadelphia Street Department worker claimed his brakes failed causing his dump truck to splinter a utility pole into three pieces Saturday morning.

Photo Credit: NBC10]]>
<![CDATA['Rally Squirrel' Tries to Take Out Utley at Phils Game]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 21:40:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Squirrel+Phillies+Dugout+JC.jpg
It looks like the St. Louis Cardinals brought another mascot with them to Citizens Bank Park Friday night: the Rally Squirrel.

Photo Credit: NBC10/Comcast SportsNet - John Clark
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<![CDATA[Blake Shelton Helps Flood-Stranded Neighbor ]]> Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:38:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/edt-blake-shelton-voice.jpg
One Oklahoma man thinks country star Blake Shelton is a "pretty good fella" after the singer and "The Voice" judge helped yank his truck from a flooded road.

Photo Credit: Getty Images for NBCUniversal
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<![CDATA[Cow Leads Deputies on Chase in Hildago County]]> Tue, 16 Jun 2015 09:25:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cow-on-the-Run-061215.jpg
Thursday was a rough day for a cow in Hidalgo County, but she survived being dumped onto the highway and leading deputies on a chase.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Bear Breaks Into NJ Fridge]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 13:06:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bear-NJ-Kinnelon-0615.jpg
A New Jersey family caught a bear trying to beat the heat on camera over the weekend. Viewer Jonathan Markley sent NBC 4 New York surveillance video showing a black bear pawing its way into an outdoor fridge at...]]>
<![CDATA['Swifties' Marry in Concert Lot]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:57:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-475553586.jpg
A South Jersey couple went out of state to elope but their final destination wasn’t Las Vegas, it was a Taylor Swift concert.

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<![CDATA[Police Look to 'Stop' Sign Vandal]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:31:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/140089228.jpg
Investigators in Pennsylvania searched for Berks County vandal who seemingly wanted drivers to stop.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[World's Largest Rubber Duck Now Has Baby Duck]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 07:24:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010767213_1200x675_463670851813.jpg
The world's largest rubber duck coming to town for the Tall Ships Festival on the Delaware River on starting June 29 now has a 10-foot baby duck named "Rocky." The baby duck was in Philadelphia's Franklin Square...]]>
<![CDATA[Misspelling Costly in Montgomery County]]> Fri, 12 Jun 2015 10:14:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/238*120/Sign+Misspelling.JPG
How much does a misspelling cost? In Montgomery County, the answer is $4,000!

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<![CDATA[Cicadas Swarm Reporter Standing on Top of Tank]]> Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:40:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CIcada_KSNT.jpg
A Kansas reporter tries to report on top of a tank when swarming cicadas interrupt her.]]>
<![CDATA[Peeping Tom Dressed as Woman]]> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 08:55:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/060915_walmart.jpg
Police say a man dressed in women's clothing is accused of using a mirror to try to see into a women's restroom stall inside a Wal-Mart store in Virginia.

Photo Credit: Prince William County Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Passenger Jumps Out of Taxi, Shoots Man]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 12:37:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1216-taxi-generic.jpg
A guy got out of a taxicab and shot a man along a Philadelphia street Tuesday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[2,200 Baby Pigs Escape as Truck Flips on Highway]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 10:21:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PigSpotlightTruck.jpg
A whopping 2,200 baby pigs escaped onto an Ohio highway Monday afternoon when a tractor-trailer carrying them flipped over, NBC affiliate WDTN reported.

Photo Credit: WDTN]]>
<![CDATA[Armed Cop Impersonator Arrested]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 09:52:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/150607-police-impersonator-ventura.jpg
A cop impersonator armed with a gun was arrested after police officers spotted him dressed in a full Los Angeles Police Department uniform next to a fake squad car in a Ventura parking lot Sunday, police said.

Photo Credit: Ventura Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Bison Escape Take Over NY Freeway]]> Sat, 06 Jun 2015 22:44:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ULSTER+COUNTY+BISON_6.jpg
Four bison escaped from a farm Upstate and took to the New York State Thruway on Saturday to evade their owner and police.
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<![CDATA[Occupant Tries to Hide Under Car Crashed Into Home]]> Sat, 06 Jun 2015 14:12:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Gloucester+Township+Car+Crash+Spring+Ride+Court.jpg
Police K-9 teams didn’t need to look far to find two people who fled after their car slammed into a South Jersey home.

Photo Credit: Gloucester Township Police]]>
<![CDATA[Grandmother, 99, Finishes College]]> Sat, 06 Jun 2015 06:37:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/6-5-15+99+year+old+grandmother+graduates+college.JPG
She’s old enough to remember the Great Depression, World War II, the Civil Rights Movement, the collapse of the Berlin Wall, and most recently, the rise of the digital information age. Adding one more historical

Photo Credit: KNBC]]>
<![CDATA[Frustrated Lilly Pulitzer Customers Camp Out Overnight]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 21:14:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Lilly+Pulitzer+sleep+out.PNG
Customers who were turned away from the Lilly Pulitzer Warehouse Sale in Oaks Thursday night because of safety concerns camped out overnight, frustrated that they could not get into the sale.

Photo Credit: NBC10]]>