<![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 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:11:25 -0400 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:11:25 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Says He Released Pink Chickens to "Make People Smile"]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:20:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2015-03-27-at-8.39.49-PM1.jpg
Two chickens dyed pink were spotted roaming the Portland, Oregon, waterfront park on Thursday, leaving many wondering why were they pink and who let them loose. The mystery didn't last long.

Photo Credit: Multnomah County Animal Services
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<![CDATA[Pink Chickens Roam Portland]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:03:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2015-03-27-at-8.37.41-PM.jpg
Pink Chickens Roam Portland

Photo Credit: Multnomah County Animal Services]]>
<![CDATA[School Assistant Barricaded Student]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:29:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/lemon+grove+academy.JPG
An after-school assistant in California was arrested after some bizarre behavior, including barricading several students into a classroom, taking off her clothes and upending desks, according San Diego...

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Driver Tied Cat to Hood of Car]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:12:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/NC_catoncar0324001.jpg
Ohio police search for driver spotted with cat tied to the hood of her vehicle.]]>
<![CDATA[Hay Creature on the Loose in Philly?]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:09:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/HayManCover+copy.jpg
It's a sight you may expect to see in the fall, around Halloween -- a person encased in hay walking the streets.

Photo Credit: Ashley Vizak]]>
<![CDATA[Jet Gets Stuck in Mud at Delaware Airport]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 18:55:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Frontier+Jet+Stuck+in+Mud+Wilmington.jpg
An off-roading passenger jet carrying families bound for Walt Disney World got stuck in the mud at a Delaware airport late Sunday.

Photo Credit: NBC10]]>
<![CDATA[Couple Weds Around the World]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:16:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wedding-world-kiss.jpg
Cheetah Platt and Rhiann Woodyard didn't want the average wedding, so they packed their bridal dress and suit and left on a world tour. They've held ceremonies at locations around the world -- in front...

Photo Credit: Courtesy Cheetah Platt]]>
<![CDATA[Sea Lion Pup Climbs on Surfboard]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:42:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sea+lion+surfer+1.jpg
Dan Murphy was surfing Southern California's Cardiff By-the-Sea when a wiggly little creature jumped on his board and crawled up his back. At first, the local resident thought he was being attacked.]]>
<![CDATA[Texas Church Vandalized, Robbed]]> Sun, 22 Mar 2015 19:34:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fw-church-vandalism.jpg
A Fort Worth, Texas, church community is reeling after being targeted three separate times in one week by vandals and thieves who have decapitated a statue of Jesus and stolen several memorial markers. Monday...

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<![CDATA[Man Fundraises to Party With Strangers in Philly]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:24:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/223*120/Capture5.PNG
A Washington man is set to travel to Philly after he accidentally received an invite to a stranger's bachelor party.]]>
<![CDATA[Intoxicated Woman Swipes 12-Pack From NJ Home: Police]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 08:50:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Beer+Bottles+Theft+Egg+Harbor+Barbara+Webb.jpg
A resident in a South Jersey community heard a loud bang coming from a neighbor’s home on St. Patrick’s Day then saw a blonde leaving a home with a 12 pack of beer before jumping in her car and driving off.

Photo Credit: Egg Habor Township Police/Stock Image]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Presumed Dead in House Collapse Found Alive]]> Tue, 17 Mar 2015 09:38:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Bruno+Found+Collapsed+House+Kensington.jpg
It's been said cats have nine lives, but a chihuahua named Bruno has proven to be just as lucky as the agile felines.

Photo Credit: NBC10 / Red Paw]]>
<![CDATA[Meth Lab Discovered in Ind. Walmart Restroom]]> Sat, 14 Mar 2015 17:32:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Walmart-Generic1.jpg
A restroom at a Walmart in eastern Indiana has been closed indefinitely after an employee discovered a working meth lab inside.]]>
<![CDATA[Bride From India Leaves Groom Over Math Problem]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:19:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/henna-482150043.jpg
An Indian bride walked out of her wedding ceremony after the groom failed to solve a simple math problem, police said Friday.

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<![CDATA[Handgun Handbag Pulled From Stores]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:08:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/handgun+handbag.jpg
New York-area fashion chain Easy Pickins has pulled a controversial purse, featuring a realistic 3-D imprint of a handgun

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York]]>
<![CDATA[Employee Worked in Pee-Soaked Pants]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:29:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SodaBan.jpg
A Wendy’s restaurant employee in Southern California has filed a claim as a precursor to a lawsuit against the restaurant franchise, claiming her managers implemented a “no bathroom breaks” policy during...

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<![CDATA[Local Team's Doughnut-Hot Dog Combo Needs Name]]> Thu, 12 Mar 2015 22:56:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/218*120/Krispy+Cream+Donut+Dog+Wilmington+BlueRocks.JPG
A Delaware minor league baseball team is taking ballpark food to the next level, but needs help coming up with a name.

Photo Credit: Wilmington Blue Rocks]]>
<![CDATA[Worker Struck by Falling Ham]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 21:41:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ham-Generic.jpg
A worker was flown to the hospital after officials say several hams fell on top of him.]]>
<![CDATA[Weird News Photos: Raccoon Gets Head Stuck in Tree]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:42:17 -0400 knot in a tree. ]]> knot in a tree. ]]> http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Raccoon+Stuck+in+Tuckerton+Tree.jpg
Check out these weird news photos from around the world.

Photo Credit: Tuckerton Fire Department]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Giant Octopus Tries to Climb Out of Tank]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:08:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/168*120/giant3.JPG
A video shows Seattle Aquarium's giant octopus "Ink" trying to crawl out of his tank, prompting online speculation as to whether he was attempting an escape or simply exploring his new surroundings.

Photo Credit: Seattle Aquarium
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