<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Weird News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/weird http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usFri, 01 Jul 2016 04:13:52 -0400Fri, 01 Jul 2016 04:13:52 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Shoves Feces Bag Down Woman's Pants in NYC: Police]]> Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:57:08 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/feces+attack+manhattan.jpg
Police are looking for a man captured on video violently shoving a bag of feces down the pants of a woman walking on Manhattan's Upper East Side Monday.The 27-year-old woman was walking at about 6 p.m.

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<![CDATA[Mayflies Swarm Ill. Bridge]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 19:25:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Mayfliest.png
Thousands of mayflies have taken over a bridge in central Illinois, creating a traffic nightmare for commuters trying to make their way across the city. The Havana Police Department warned drivers of a...

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<![CDATA[Llama Enjoys Leaf Blower's Breeze at Houston Zoo]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:52:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/llama-breeze.jpg
Fiesta the llama enjoys the breeze when zookeepers at the Houston Children's Zoo use a leaf blower to clean to clean stalls.]]>
<![CDATA[Kitten Rescued From Car Engine]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:03:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/westport+kitten+rescue_1200.jpg
A kitten went for a bit of an unexpected ride in Fairfield County, Connecticut, on Wednesday.A woman stopped at Dunkin Donuts in Norwalk and came out of the restaurant to find someone looking under her...

Photo Credit: Westport Fire Dept.]]>
<![CDATA[Robo Dog Does Dishes, Plays Fetch]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:13:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/robot9.jpg
A new robotic pup does a lot of things real dogs are known for — it plays fetch, hides under the dinner table and even cleans up dirty dishes — only without the slobber. Boston Dynamics, a Massachusetts-based...

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<![CDATA[Calif. Wildfire Animal Rescues]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:34:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/border+fire+animal+12.jpg
As crews work to contain the massive Border Fire burning in southeast San Diego County, countless animals left temporarily homeless are reuniting with their owners. Over the past several days, San Diego County...

Photo Credit: San Diego County Animal Services]]>
<![CDATA[Whale Fossils Found at Landfill]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 09:26:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Fossil+Find.jpg
When paleontologist Melissa Macias saw bone jutting out of a cliff near a landfill construction project in Southern California, she knew she had found something big. It turned out the fossils found at...

Photo Credit: Courtesy of Julie Chay]]>
<![CDATA[Bear Hides From Police in Tree]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 06:55:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bear+in+tree+paramus.jpg
A young black bear chased by police in New Jersey on Wednesday ran up a tree and lingered there before being safely tranquilized and captured by wildlife officials. Authorities said the 119-pound male yearling...

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<![CDATA[So, It Wasn't a Tsunami Off Jersey Shore, Delaware]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:20:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/192*120/Meteotsunami+Cape+May.JPG
What the National Weather Service initially called a weather-related meteotsunami off the coast of the Jersey Shore and Delaware during severe storms Tuesday afternoon actually wasn't a tsunami after all because...

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<![CDATA[Arrest After Distressed Emu Spotted]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:32:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/burned+emu.jpg
A man was arrested Monday evening in Campo, California, after discharging a shotgun when an animal control officer responded to an emu in distress outside his home, sheriff’s officials said.

Photo Credit: San Diego County Animal Services]]>
<![CDATA[Toddler Practices Lockdown Drill]]> Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:34:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fb+viral+lockdown+photo.jpg
What one mother said first seemed like an adorable photo of her young preschooler being “mischievous,” quickly turned into a wake-up call for many.Stacey Wehrman Feeley took a photo of her 3-year-old daughter...

Photo Credit: Stacey Wehrman Feeley
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<![CDATA[Ride a Glass Slide 70 Stories Up]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 10:30:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/knbc-us-bank-tower-skyslide1.jpg
Anyone brave enough to plunge down a glass slide 70 stories in the air will get their chance this Saturday when an observation deck off the side of the West Coast's tallest building opens to the public.
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<![CDATA[Dads Stack Cheerios on Sleeping Kids]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:46:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cheerios-Recall.jpg
A new challenge is sweeping the internet. This time, fathers of infants are challenging each other to see who can stack the most cereal on top of their child's head.So far it seems that the "Cheerio Stack...

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<![CDATA[Luggage Washes up on Same Beach as Suspected MH370 Parts]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2016 08:57:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/160620_-_blaine_find_1_-_0639_6fc0bd6341ba095bb0fc487030877450.nbcnews-ux-2880-1000.jpg
American adventurer Blaine Gibson said he has found personal belongings washed-up on the same beach where he previously discovered three potential parts of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, NBC News reported. He

Photo Credit: Blaine Alan Gibson]]>
<![CDATA[Citi Sues AT&T Over 'Thanks' Rights]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 11:16:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/citi-att-split-0616.jpg
Citigroup filed a trademark infringement suit in the U.S. District Court of Manhattan last week saying the telecom giant’s recently unveiled “AT&T thanks” program could cause confusion with the bank’s...

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<![CDATA[Hoverboard Sparks Grocery Fight: PD]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 08:35:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/supermarket-beating-0616.jpg
A father punched a Kosher supermarket manager in Brooklyn last week in a wild confrontation sparked when one of the managers chucked a peach at the man's daughter, who wouldn't get off a hoverboard at the store,...

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<![CDATA[First Wawa Store Moves Down the Street]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2016 19:51:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Original+Wawa+Ridley+County.PNG
A mini parade is planned as this original Wawa in Delaware County moves down the street.

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<![CDATA[8th-Grade Speech Apes Candidates]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:21:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/207*120/aiello+grad+speech.png
Whoever wins this year’s presidential election might want to call this Chicago-area eighth-grader up as a speech writer. Jack Aiello is a young teen with big dreams ahead of him – and potentially a slot...

Photo Credit: John Aiello]]>
<![CDATA[Car Jumps Curb, Strikes 4 in Front of South Street Hoagie Shop]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2016 07:03:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/238*120/South+Street+Primos+Hoagie+Crash+Wide.JPG
A driver jumped the curb and struck a group of people – possibly breaking limbs – outside a popular South Street hoagie shop overnight.

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<![CDATA[Officials Close Delaware Beach to Protect Birds]]> Mon, 13 Jun 2016 08:25:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/197*120/Cape+Henlopen+State+Park.JPG
The first piping plover nest of the season has been found at Cape Henlopen State Park's Gordons Pond, and that means a half-mile stretch of beach will be closed.The Delaware Department of Natural Resources...

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<![CDATA[Philly Customs Find 4.9 Kilos of Cocaine in Woman's Drink Cans]]> Fri, 10 Jun 2016 20:39:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Hot+Chocolate+Cocaine+Can.jpg
U.S. Customs and Border Protection detained an Upper Darby woman after finding $300,000 worth of cocaine in 10 cans of chocolate drink.

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<![CDATA[Young Trespasser Caught Hugging Neighbor's Dog]]> Fri, 10 Jun 2016 05:02:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dog-hugger.jpg
Louisiana mom Hallie Mallet caught a young boy on her surveillance camera running into her garage to give her dog, Dutchess, a quick hug before sprinting away. Mallet took to Facebook to ask her neighbors...

Photo Credit: Hallie Mallet
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<![CDATA[Mayor Helps Reunite 'Jeremy' With Wedding Band]]> Fri, 10 Jun 2016 16:40:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/210*120/Princeton+Wedding+Band+Found.JPG
"Jeremy" is no longer missing his wedding band.

Photo Credit: Princeton Police Department
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<![CDATA[Alleged Cannon Thief Arrested]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 05:25:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/0512-2016-CannonRichmond.jpg
Richmond, California police said they have arrested a man they say stole a WWI-era cannon outside the Veteran's Memorial Hall.Lt. Felix Tan said officers took Dezi Adsuara, 44, of Vallejo into custody...

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<![CDATA[Caution: Alligator Crossing]]> Tue, 07 Jun 2016 11:59:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/060616+gator+in+crosswalk.jpg
An alligator was caught on camera using a crosswalk in Flagler County, in northern Florida, Monday morning.According to the Flagler County Sheriff's Office, the gator was spotted in the bushes near the...

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<![CDATA[Dallas Signs: 'Gorilla Deserved It']]> Mon, 06 Jun 2016 09:13:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/gorilla_deserved_it.png
For the third time in eight days, someone altered electronic road signs on Dallas-area roadways, this time to say "Gorilla deserved it." The latest message is an apparent reference to the fatal shooting of...

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<![CDATA[Farmer, Buried Up to Chest in Soybeans, Talks About Silo Rescue]]> Sat, 04 Jun 2016 13:38:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NJ+Farmer+in+Soybean+Silo.jpg
Tense moments for South Jersey farmer Chris Probasco when be was buried up to his chest in soybeans. The man was trying to clear a jam in a silo when the crop gave way under him "like quicksand," he said.

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<![CDATA[#ItsATrap: Jersey Devil-Hoarding Police Warn of DWI Checkpoints]]> Fri, 03 Jun 2016 12:26:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ackbar.jpeg
Video of Admiral Ackbar’s famous line from "Stars Wars" warns New Jersey motorists about drinking and driving.

Photo Credit: Lucasfilms
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