<![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 Tue, 01 Dec 2015 04:27:35 -0500 Tue, 01 Dec 2015 04:27:35 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Students Find New Hampshire's 'Dumbest Law']]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 20:28:16 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/vlcsnap-2015-11-30-18h53m13s102.png
A group of students from a small town in New Hampshire have found the state's dumbest law. Rollie Stapleton's sophomore advisory class at Newport High School chose RSA 207:48 the law that makes it illegal...

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<![CDATA[Dog on Plane Goes Missing in Texas, Turns Up in Hawaii ]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 16:56:11 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bethany-thumb.jpg
A dog that went missing in North Texas during a trip from Seattle to Mississippi will be reunited with her owner after airline officials said they found her in Hawaii. The dog, named Bethany, made a stop...

Photo Credit: Paul Chen]]>
<![CDATA[Calif. Film Students Arrested ]]> Mon, 30 Nov 2015 13:02:28 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/218*120/studentoverpass-112915.jpg
Film students caused a panic on a California freeway Sunday after at least 10 drivers reported two men standing on a pedestrian overpass carrying assault-type rifles, which turned out to be props, authorities...

Photo Credit: Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station]]>
<![CDATA[Thieves Strip, Hide in Pool: PD]]> Sat, 28 Nov 2015 17:33:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SAN+LEANDRO+VERIZON+ROBBERY+VSV+%28WED%29+-+00000418.jpg
San Leandro police arrested two men on suspicious of stealing iPads and then jumping into a popular Oakland, California, recreational pool - in only their boxers - to try to avoid capture. But residents nearby...

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Best Friends? Goat Becomes Pals With a Tiger ]]> Fri, 27 Nov 2015 11:12:52 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/IMG-20151127-WA0011.jpg
Something strange happened when a goat entered a Siberian tiger's enclosure at a safari park in Moscow. The intended four-legged meal surprised everyone. Instead of becoming an edible delight, the goat...

Photo Credit: Anton Fedoseyev]]>
<![CDATA[Sassy Siri Loves Philly Sports Teams]]> Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:04:18 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Siri+Favorite+NBA+Team.jpg
Philadelphia sports fans have something to celebrate. Siri is joining the fan pool.

Photo Credit: Deana Harley
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<![CDATA[WATCH: Officer Saves Skunk Trapped in Orange Juice Carton ]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 23:55:19 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cop-Saves-Skunk.jpg
A video of a police officer rescuing a skunk stuck in an orange juice carton has gone viral.

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<![CDATA[Wild Turkeys Wander Philly Neighborhoods]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:11:36 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000012856622_1200x675_572414531606.jpg
Wild turkey sightings have been reported in a Northeast Philly shopping center and in Southwest Philadelphia near Bartram's Garden. The birds may be trying to blend in until Thanksgiving passes.]]>
<![CDATA[Gobble Gang: Turkeys Invade Denver Suburb]]> Sun, 22 Nov 2015 23:22:41 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/169*120/tuekry-112215.PNG
A rafter of fearless turkeys swarmed a suburb of Denver, Colorado, merely days before the birds' presumed worst nightmare: Thanksgiving. On Sunday morning, Amy and Ruben Rodriguez counted about 18 of the avian...

Photo Credit: Amy and Ruben Rodriguez ]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Jesus: God's Number for Me is Seven -- $70M]]> Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:12:45 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/200*120/LOVE+PARK+Philly+Jesus.JPG
Philly Jesus' attempt to raise $70 million so he can take his message of Christ worldwide got off to a slow start but that isn't keeping him from keeping the faith.

Photo Credit: Instagram - Philly Jesus
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<![CDATA[56-Year-Old Grudge Over $300 Leads to Vandalism: Police ]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 22:49:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Paul-Donovan.jpg
A grudge over $300 that lasted for 56 years led to the repeated vandalism of a gravestone at a Montgomery County cemetery, according to police.

Photo Credit: Whitemarsh Township Police ]]>
<![CDATA[450 Pork Tamales Seized at LAX]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 17:14:26 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/151102-tamalez-seized-lax-1.jpg
Hundreds of tamales were seized by customs agents at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month, federal officials said Wednesday. Inside the 450 leaf-wrapped treats were not drugs, weapons or...

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<![CDATA[Annual Tradition of a Scuba Diving Santa]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:09:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_christmasdiving1117_1500x845.jpg
A scuba diving Santa and his reindeer helpers decorate a tree 80 feet below the surface of waters off Japan's Sado Island.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Biker Grabs Passenger's Toes]]> Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:43:47 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/zim-killgore-motorcycle-toe-grabber.gif
As if you didn't need a reason for why sticking your feet out of a moving car would be a bad idea. How about this? A motorcyclist surprised an unsuspecting passenger when he grabbed her feet while he was riding...

Photo Credit: Youtube/Zim Killgore]]>
<![CDATA[Nude Man Breaks Into Massage Parlor]]> Wed, 18 Nov 2015 00:53:00 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/11PT_VO_NAKED_MASSAGE_T_KNSD7O9T_1200x675_568914499780.jpg
A naked man apparently found the cover he was seeking as he stole T-shirts from a massage parlor in the Hillcrest neighborhood of San Diego, though his lower half was still left exposed to the elements. Security]]>
<![CDATA[Zebras Escape from Circus, Lead Police on Chase]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 10:29:41 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/zebras-loose.jpg
Two zebras escaped from a circus in West Philadelphia on Sunday, leading police on a wild chase for miles in the city.

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<![CDATA[Worker Finds Child Porn on Customer's Phone]]> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 20:31:50 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WEB-+DEANNA+6P+PKG+CELL+PHONE+PORN+-+18-04-44-20_17355286.jpg
After Samuel Kaye brought his cellphone to get fixed, he ended up busted for child porn possession, along with other charges. A worker discovered images on the man's phone and called police.]]>
<![CDATA[6,000-Pound Boom Box Fish Tank]]> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 14:25:11 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Butler+2.png
Jimmy Butler told Animal Planet’s “Tanked” crew he wanted an aquarium for his new River North, Illinois, pad that fish would be able to ‘bump’ in – and that’s exactly what he got. The Chicago Bulls guard...

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<![CDATA[Angry Diner Arrested for Assault Over All-You-Can-Eat Pancakes]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 10:24:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/natasha+west.jpg
A Chicago woman was arrested last Friday after police say she became “irate” and threatened a waitress over unlimited pancakes.

Photo Credit: Oak Lawn Police]]>
<![CDATA[Deer Lands in Backseat After Crash]]> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 08:29:30 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/plano+deer.jpg
As a longtime driver of tractor trailers, Christopher Coleman, of Frisco, Texas, has encountered all kinds of obstacles on the road. But none compare to what he experienced while driving home from work...

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Conn. Homeowner Gets Pot in Mail]]> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 01:47:42 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/east+windsor+pot_1200.jpg
An East Windsor, Connecticut, homeowner was surprised to receive a package containing six pounds of pot on Thursday. The person called police to say they had received the package from Florida from an unknown...

Photo Credit: East Windsor Police]]>
<![CDATA[Rape Suspect Hit With Frying Pan]]> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 06:45:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/anthony-prestopine-suspect-in-rape-trial.jpg
Police in Mercer County, Pennsylvania say a woman fought off a suspected rapist with a frying pan.

Photo Credit: Sharon Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[600 Bobbleheads Left Near Doorstep]]> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:59:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Denorfia+bobbleheads.jpg
Several roommates were miffed when 600 bobbleheads bearing the face of a former Padres player mysteriously turned up near their doorstep in University City, San Diego. Now they're resorting to handing them out...

Photo Credit: Steven Luke]]>
<![CDATA[Petition to Save Nun’s Job After She Receives DUI]]> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:21:43 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000012727986_1200x675_565658179605.jpg
Sister Kimberly Miller, a Philadelphia nun and school teacher at Little Flower High School for Girls, is on leave after a video surfaced of her failing a sobriety test, and now there is a petition to save...]]>
<![CDATA[Runaway Emu Captured Alive]]> Fri, 13 Nov 2015 06:46:14 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/socialEMU+-+00-00-12-28_17338702.jpg
A runaway emu that eluded police and animal control officers in Delaware for months was finally captured Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Skateboarding Dog and More Bizarre World Records]]> Thu, 12 Nov 2015 15:04:38 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DogWorldRecord.jpg
From dogs on skateboards, to people doing laps on a track on their hands, here are some of the world's most bizarre world records.]]>
<![CDATA[Rogue Drone Slams Into Seattle Ferris Wheel]]> Thu, 12 Nov 2015 08:12:03 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Seattle+Great+Wheel.png
A rogue drone struck a giant Ferris wheel and crashed through a plastic patio table in downtown Seattle on Wednesday, police and employees said. Seattle Great Wheel security workers reported the bizarre...
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<![CDATA[Elderly Woman Fires Gun at Robbers]]> Thu, 12 Nov 2015 05:41:23 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/11115+elderly+woman+shoots+burglars.jpg
She may look like any ordinary elderly woman, but police said this 88-year-old from Miami is a crime-fighter. Burglars tried breaking into the home of Arlene Orms, until she managed to scare them away.

Photo Credit: NBC6.com]]>
<![CDATA[Marilyn Monroe Statue Stolen]]> Thu, 12 Nov 2015 09:58:07 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bristol+Mariyln+Monroe+statue+1200.jpg
Marilyn's Pub in Bristol, Connecticut, caught someone on camera stealing the restaurant's Marilyn Monroe statue just before 5:30 a.m. Sunday. The thief first backed a white van up to the patio area and walked up...

Photo Credit: Marilyn's Pub]]>
<![CDATA[Family Finds Black Widow in Grapes]]> Thu, 12 Nov 2015 04:22:41 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Black+Widow+Found+in+Grapes+Cropped.jpg
A Bucks County woman found a not-so-pleasant surprise in a batch of grapes she bought from a local BJ's store.

Photo Credit: Hooman Noorchashm]]>
<![CDATA[Flushed Engagement Ring Found]]> Wed, 11 Nov 2015 06:09:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/218*120/flushedring-111015.PNG
A woman in Jurupa Valley in Riverside County, California learned the hard way that you have to remember where you put your engagement ring after she accidentally flushed it down the toilet. But all was...

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Runaway Emu Causes Lockdown at Delaware Schools]]> Thu, 12 Nov 2015 00:22:01 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Runaway-Emu-Delaware.jpg
A runaway emu that has eluded police and animal control officers in Delaware for months caused a brief lockdown at two schools Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Arrest in D.C. Sex Abuse Case]]> Wed, 11 Nov 2015 08:48:23 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SEX+ABUSE+dc.jpg
One of two women caught on video groping and twerking on a man in a gas station in Northeast D.C. has been arrested in what police call an incident of sexual abuse, sources tell NBC Washington. Video released...

Photo Credit: Metropolitan Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[911 Dispatcher Helps Deliver Baby]]> Mon, 09 Nov 2015 10:15:26 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/baby+at+home.jpg
A grandmother delivered her grandson with the help of a 911 dispatcher over the phone while paramedics were on the way in Orange County, California, on Friday. "Get him to cry," 911 dispatcher Velecia Aguilar...

Photo Credit: Orange County Fire Authority]]>
<![CDATA[Strange Lights Appear in Calif. Sky]]> Mon, 09 Nov 2015 14:44:40 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BRIGHT-LIGHT-SD-1107+2015.gif
Viewers across California and parts of the West Coast reported seeing a strange, large flash of light across the Pacific Ocean Saturday night as the U.S. Navy was conducting a missile test.

Photo Credit: Tony Shin]]>