<![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 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:57:20 -0400 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:57:20 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Stole 500 Pairs of Used Panties]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:43:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/police_generic21.jpg
Felony charges are pending against Benjamin Hawkins, 18, after police discovered 500 pairs of stolen panties along with firearms in his bedroom, according to the Argus-Courier in Pataluma, California. Police say]]>
<![CDATA[Airline Reveals "Hobbit" Flight Safety Video]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:46:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-10-23+at+1.40.11+PM.png
Air New Zealand posted a new in-flight safety video on YouTube that they have labeled “The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made.”]]>
<![CDATA[Why You May Spot Teal Pumpkins This Halloween]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:24:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC-teal-pumpkins.jpg
Halloween can be challenging for kids who have food allergies. However, the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) has started a new campaign called the “Teal Pumpkin Project” which aims to make...
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<![CDATA[Lady Liberty to Don Halloween Costume: Report]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:46:57 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP13062605022.jpg
This year, even the Statue of Liberty will be getting dressed up for Halloween, according to USA Today. The newspaper reports that Joe Boxer founder Nick Graham is planning to fly vividly colored...

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<![CDATA[Cats Burned to Death Outside Elementary School]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:50:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cats-Burned-to-Death-Outsid.jpg
The gruesome deaths of a cat and three kittens near a South Jersey Elementary School have sparked a police investigation.

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<![CDATA[Man Caught With 'Ebola' Heroin at NJ Hotel: Police]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:52:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ebola+heroin.jpg
A man called "Hammer" sold "Ebola" out of a New Jersey hotel room, according to police.

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Officers Chase Horse Through NYC Streets]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:01:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/runaway+horse+nyc.jpg
A runaway carriage horse is back at work after leading police on a chase through Hell's Kitchen over the weekend. Stephen Malone, carriage driver and industry spokesperson, told NBC 4 New York the horse returned...]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Zombie Scarecrow Terrorizes Philly ]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:36:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Zombie-Scarecrow-Prank.jpg
A funny but scary prank video filmed in Philly has gone viral.

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<![CDATA[Missing Rafter Found in Trash Can]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 18:04:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Raft+of+missing+man.jpg
Officials looking for a man who disappeared on a rafting trip across the Long Island Sound say they found him sleeping in a garbage can in Connecticut Thursday morning. The man, 33-year-old William...

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<![CDATA[Bat-Wielding Women Attack School Bus, Hurt Child: Police]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:57:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Roosevelt+Boulevard+School+Bus+Broken+Window+Thumb.jpg
An irate group of women, armed with mace and a baseball bat, went after a school bus full of children along the Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia Thursday afternoon, leaving a teenage student cut up...

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<![CDATA[PHOTO: Snakes on Subway Train]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:43:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/erichertzog-crop.jpg
Snakes on a plane? Fuggedaboutit. In New York City, surprised subway riders discovered two snakes on a train. Eric Hertzog said he got on the C train at Canal Street this week and saw the man with the

Photo Credit: Eric Hertzog]]>
<![CDATA[Sears 'Outraged' by Sale of Swastika Rings]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:44:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Swastka-Ring.jpg
Sears shares in the "outrage" caused by the sale of rings with a swastika symbol on several websites including the Sears Marketplace.

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<![CDATA[Swastika Rings on Sears Website Spark Outrage]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:33:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Swastka-Ring.jpg
A jewelry manufacturing company is at the center of controversy after rings with a swastika symbol were listed on several websites.

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<![CDATA[Woman Snatches Eagles Fan's Prosthetic Leg]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:03:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Eagles-Leg-Theft-New.jpg
Philadelphia Police found a missing prosthetic leg after a local musician claimed a woman stole it from him outside Sunday night's Eagles-Giants game at Lincoln Financial Field.]]>
<![CDATA[4 Charged With Smuggling Cocaine Inside Xbox ]]> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 20:28:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/X-Box-Heroin-Lead.jpg
Four men were arrested after they allegedly smuggled thousands of grams of cocaine inside Xbox video game consoles.

Photo Credit: Berks County District Attorney ]]>
<![CDATA[Strange Metal Object Falls From Sky]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 15:00:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mystery+metal+secaucus.jpg
Workers at a New Jersey treatment plant say they saw a heavy, metallic object fall from the sky Wednesday and want to know where the potentially deadly projectile came from. The workers said the object...
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<![CDATA[Mountain Lion Jumps on Car]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:43:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1008-2014-SJ-MtLion.jpg
Surveillance video shows a mountain lion pouncing on top of a car in San Jose. The homeowner said it happened around 3 a.m. Tuesday in the Almaden Valley Country Club neighborhood.]]>
<![CDATA[One Fish, Big Fish: Man Makes Record Catch]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:00:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/David+Walker+Records+Sheepshead+Fish+Delaware.jpg
The fish was how big?

Photo Credit: Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Fish & Wildlife]]>
<![CDATA[Man Squeezes Woman's Toes in Parking Lot: Police]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:05:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/514298485.jpg
Police are searching for a man who allegedly got a bit too “touchy-feely” with a woman’s feet at a grocery store parking lot in South Jersey.

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<![CDATA[Heroin in Padded Underwear: Cops]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 08:44:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/underwear3.jpg
A Massachusetts woman arrested when police found heroin and pills hidden underneath her padded underpants told police she wore the unusual garment because "I don't have a butt," police say. Jill Roy, 33, and a...

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<![CDATA[Weird News Photos: $10,000 in Coffee Cans]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:09:32 -0400 NBC]]> NBC]]> http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP041209016025.jpg
Check out these weird news photos from around the world.

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<![CDATA[Crabs Delay Flight]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:18:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Crabs-Generic.jpg
A flight from New York's LaGuardia Airport was delayed after crabs got loose in the plane's cargo hold, officials said. US Airways flight 890 to Charlotte Douglas International Airport was delayed about half an...

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<![CDATA[Man Bumps Head, Leaves Blood Trail in Casino Garage]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:42:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/harrah%27s-pic.gif
Police investigated a mysterious blood trail found Monday morning inside an Atlantic City casino garage.]]>
<![CDATA[South Jersey Man Shoots Down Drone]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 11:18:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/drone-file.jpg
A Cape May County man shot down a drone hovering over his neighbor's yard and taking pictures.

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<![CDATA[Bumbling Burglars Botch Beer Theft]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:10:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bumblingbeerbandit.jpg
A pair of beer bandits fumbled their way through the crime as they tried to steal upwards of 72 cans of beer from an Oakland Park, Florida, convenience store. The two men were seen on surveillance video walking...

Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Pumpkin Fever: Healthy or Not?]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:12:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_pumpkin_facial_111612_ew_380.jpg
While many foods that contain "pumpkin" are automatically considered to be healthy, some pumpkin-flavored foods may actually be quite the opposite. Erika Edwards reports.

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<![CDATA[Spooky, Scary, Funny: Haunted House Reactions]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:56:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/July262012pic0084.JPG
Celebrate the season! For the past four years, Nightmares Fear Factory has been scaring these poor souls, much to our delight! Hidden cameras capture the visitors wigging out.]]>
<![CDATA[Wildest Food Crazes: Kale Day]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:55:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/168635609.jpg
Cronuts, cupcakes and frozen s'mores are just some of the recent food trends that have swept the culinary world.

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