<![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 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:25:24 -0500 Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:25:24 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[New Subway Ads Ask Commuters to Stop "Manspreading"]]> Mon, 22 Dec 2014 15:14:26 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/223*120/manspreading.png
The MTA is taking a stand against manspreading.]]>
<![CDATA[Mountain Lion Spotted in Backyard]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:25:25 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/202*120/12-19-14-mountain+lion+sherry+kempster+newbury+park.JPG
A mountain lion creeping alongside a woman's backyard wall in Southern California forced road closures as wildlife officials tried to capture it.

Photo Credit: Sherry Kempster]]>
<![CDATA[Long-Lost Dog 'Max' Found in Chester County]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:51:16 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Max4.jpg
Delaware County Animal Control scanned a stray dog's microchip Thursday afternoon to find it belonged to someone in North Carolina. A month after his disappearance, Max is finally returning to his owner,...

Photo Credit: Traci Harrison ]]>
<![CDATA[Woman's Luggage Found 20 Years Later]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:54:00 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_longlostluggage1218_700x394.jpg
Many travelers fear having their luggage lost at the airport. One Arizona woman had the fear become a reality, though her story has a happy ending — two decades later.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Leaves Rose-Petal Love Notes for Boy: Police]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:38:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/Clyde+Ruppel+Alentown+Child+Stalking.JPG
A convicted rapist stalked an Allentown, Pennsylvania boy for two years — leaving the boy love notes, rose petals and even moving into a small downtown apartment just to be close to the child, said police in the...

Photo Credit: Pennsylvania Megan's Law]]>
<![CDATA[Card Game Sells 30K Boxes of Poop]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:29:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/51RD-Lha01L._SL1023_.jpg
The creators of the popular game Cards Against Humanity, protested Black Friday by removing their products from their website and instead only offering one item—a box of “Bulls*@t” for $6. The box, which quickly
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<![CDATA[Custody Battle Over Beagle]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:47:07 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/193*120/10671339_10152948457798606_8213781100913123741_n.jpg
The pending results of a DNA test could determine who will gain custody of a 4-year-old beagle found wandering along a rural Stafford County, Virginia road. The dog’s now at the center of heated custody battle.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Admits Stock Millions Hoax]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:16:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/generic+money+new.jpg
A New York City teen says a viral magazine story portraying him as a stock-market whiz was all made up.

Photo Credit: Getty Images
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<![CDATA[$1M Lottery Ticket Held for Months]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:29:54 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1215-lotterywinner.jpg
Aaron Monsey held on to a $1 million Powerball ticket for nearly six months before he decided to claim his prize.]]>
<![CDATA[Calif. Mailman Works the River]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 17:11:54 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/waterbymail.jpg
As Santa readies his reindeer, and U.S. postal carriers take to their trucks, one mailman in California is delivering packages this holiday season on a boat. "I am the only mailman on the water but I mean, it's...

Photo Credit: Henry Jerkins
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<![CDATA[$125K Rare Button Heist on the Main Line]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 07:18:14 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/217*120/Velsaquez.JPG
Haverford Township Police are looking for the person who stole more than $100K worth of rare, antique buttons.]]>
<![CDATA[High Driver Nabbed After Slow-Mo Pursuit: Chief]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:39:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Police-Lights-Generic-Chase.jpg
5 mph. That's how fast a drunk man drove as transit police pursued him through Kensington Friday night, SEPTA's police chief tells NBC10.]]>
<![CDATA['Holly Wood' Fakes Being an Officer: Police]]> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:19:36 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_generic_police.jpg
A South Jersey woman driving her elderly father faces charges of impersonating a police officer after police said she supplied outdated ID during a traffic stop.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA['Piggyback Bandit' Assault]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 20:34:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/021612+piggyback+bandit+king+5+blurred+cropped.jpg
A Seattle man, who has spent years traveling from state-to-state, is accused of assaulting a teenager in Virginia. The alleged attacker is known for seeking piggyback rides from high school athletes.

Photo Credit: KING 5]]>
<![CDATA[Feces-Covered Animals Found in Home]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:12:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/animal+house1.jpg
Dozens of animals were found in a New York home Wednesday as the woman who lived there was being evicted, according to the Suffolk County SPCA.
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<![CDATA[Wriggles Under Window for Break-In]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 21:36:28 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1209-nova-burglary.jpg
Newly released video demonstrates just how far a man went to break into a Fairfax County, Virginia tobacco shop three weeks ago.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Steals $1K in Breast Pumps: Police]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:23:45 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Breast+Pump+Theft+Burlington+Coat+Factory+Brick+Township.jpg
A man caught on camera tried to swipe about $1,000 worth of breast pumps from an Ocean County store, said police in South Jersey.

Photo Credit: Surveillance Image]]>
<![CDATA[Hunters Find ATM in Middle of Woods]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:56:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Discarded+ATM+Hunters.jpg
A father and son on the hunt for game in eastern Pennsylvania instead found an automated teller machine in the middle of the woods.]]>
<![CDATA[Deer Damages NJ Home With Woman Inside]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 11:20:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Deer-in-Home-Lead.jpg
A Galloway Township woman received an unexpected visitor Saturday afternoon while she was in the middle of cooking.

Photo Credit: Galloway Township Police ]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Jesus Rejoices, Charges Dropped]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:01:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Philly+Jesus+Arrest+Ice+Skating.jpg
The District Attorney of Philadelphia announced its intention to withdraw charges against Philly Jesus, according to a statement from the Center City celebrity's attorney.

Photo Credit: Instagram - PhillyJesus]]>
<![CDATA[Man Busts Store Window, Steals Beer]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:28:03 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/henry4.jpg
A man was arrested early Thursday morning after he allegedly smashed a store window with a baseball bat and then walked off with a 12-pack of Heineken.

Photo Credit: Manchester Police]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Jesus Fights Charges, Pleads Not Guilty]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 09:01:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Philly+Jesus+Arrest+Ice+Skating.jpg
Philly Jesus is fighting charges after entering a not guilty plea in court Thursday.

Photo Credit: Instagram - PhillyJesus]]>
<![CDATA[Former Fire Chief's Home Goes Up in Flames]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 17:06:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Fire+Chief+Fire+Mount+Ephraim.JPG
The home of a retired South Jersey fire chief went up in flames Wednesday leaving two people hurt.

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<![CDATA[Stall Mall Brings Buying to the Bathroom]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 10:42:45 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/toilet+paper+pass+bathroom+stall.jpg
Two business heavyweights teamed up for an ad campaign geared at people using their smartphones while sitting on the toilet.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>