<![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 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:05:11 -0400 Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:05:11 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Shotgun-Toting Man Shoots Down Drone: Police]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:04:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/drone+generic.jpg
Two days after a University of Pennsylvania student died inside her off-campus apartment, homicide investigators awaited autopsy results to determine exactly how she died.

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<![CDATA[Wandering Bear Returns to NJ Neighborhood, Cancels School's Recess]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:33:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bear+in+tree+vid.jpg
A 12-year-old Wisconsin girl who was stabbed 19 times by classmates trying to please a fictional horror character had feared the specter known as Slender Man before the attack, her mother said in an...

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<![CDATA[Cocaine Found in Heels: Officials ]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:07:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/cocaine+in+food.jpg
Singer Jennifer Lopez and actress Leah Remini were uninjured when Lopez's new car was rear-ended by a suspected drunk driver.

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<![CDATA[Deer Swims in SoCal Pool]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:34:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/09_28_14__deer-encino-pool.jpg
A 5-year-old California boy was found with cocaine in his system during an investigation that led to the arrest of his parents in Ventura County. Authorities said the investigation began when the Ventura County...

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<![CDATA[Air Conditioner Hits NYC Woman]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:18:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/air+conditioner+falls+stitches.jpg
Five third-grade students at a Bronx elementary school were allegedly stuck with a hypodermic needle by another student last week, parents and police say. According to a report filed with police by...

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<![CDATA[School Infested With Fleas]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:30:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/0922-2014-RuusElem.jpg
A Fort Bliss soldier was charged with capital murder after he fatally beat his 2-year-old daughter with a belt because she soiled her diaper, according to West Texas police. El Paso police

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<![CDATA[70-Pound Turtle Found Wandering Near SoCal Country Club]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:38:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/140921-la-canada-turtle.jpg
Smiling from ear-to-ear, a U.S. military sergeant was reunited with his four-legged best friend Friday: a contract dog that served side-by-side with him in Afghanistan. With a whistle, clap and...]]>
<![CDATA[Have You Seen a Naked Jogger?]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:31:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/010711+man+running+generic.jpg
Jack Cooksey, 18, was the first person to leave the Perth, Australia Apple store with an iPhone 6. He then promptly dropped it.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Man Buys iPhone 6, Drops It on Sidewalk]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:27:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-09-19+at+11.13.16+AM_edited-1.jpg
Apple has tightened its technological security so not even the company can pry into a password-protected iPhone or iPad, a move meant to reassure the millions of people who are increasingly storing vital pieces...

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<![CDATA[Police Car Slams Into Dunkin' Donuts]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:48:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/cop+car+into+dunkin+donuts+berlin.jpg
No boys allowed. A school board in Lehigh County confirmed a committee's decision to ban boys from its field hockey team after concerns they caused injuries to girl players.

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<![CDATA[Stolen Jaguar Found 46 Years Later]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:00:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/stolen+jag+recovered.jpg
Facing competition from other states, and plummeting revenues, Atlantic City sees another casino close. What must it do to turn itself around?

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<![CDATA[Urn Containing Ashes Found Near River ]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:17:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*124/Missing+Urn.jpg
Police are searching for the thief or thieves who stole nearly $4000 in instruments from a Bucks County elementary school.

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<![CDATA[Stolen Jaguar Found 46 Years Later]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:49:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/jaguar+xke+stolen+ivan+schneider.jpg
Facing competition from other states, and plummeting revenues, Atlantic City sees another casino close. What must it do to turn itself around?

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<![CDATA[Mini Poodle Scares Away Bear]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:51:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/199*120/mini+poodle+scares+bear+in+western+pa..JPG
A tiny poodle had a big enough bark to protect his home from an intruding bear.]]>
<![CDATA[NY Dog Turns Up in Florida]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:36:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/nika+dog+missing+found.jpg
More than two years after a New York man's dog disappeared from its home, it mysteriously turned up in Florida.]]>
<![CDATA[Surge Is Back! Coca-Cola Revives Popular '90s Soft Drink After Fan Campaign]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:56:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/surge+soda.jpg
Surge, the popular citrus flavored soft drink, has returned, The Coca-Cola Company announced Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Accused Haagen-Dazs Robber Punches Worker: Cops]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:15:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP01102901192.jpg
Officials at a New Jersey elementary school are apologizing for an apparent mix-up in which a staff member sent a 3-year-old pre-K student home with a stranger last week. A grandmother went to the school...

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Machete Restaurant Heist]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:20:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Crema-Robbery-Chelsea-NY.jpg
A Long Island man was arrested after he allegedly tried to steal several containers of Haagen-Dazs ice cream from a 7-Eleven store, then punched the store clerk when he was confronted, police say.]]>
<![CDATA[Golfer Wins Trip to Space After Hole-in-One]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:13:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/455429326.jpg
A Brooklyn mother woke to find her three-and-a-half year old son covered in what is believed to be rat bites, is on a mission to relocate. Living near a rat-infested subway, the mother believes her son was...

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<![CDATA[Caught on Cam: Woman Attacked at SEPTA Station]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:13:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SEPTA-Attack.jpg
A video showing a woman being attacked at a SEPTA station has sparked a police investigation.

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<![CDATA[Would-Be Thief Electrocuted at Valley Forge]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 07:48:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/copper_722x406_2187933780.jpg
Pennsylvania State Police have identified the two troopers who were ambushed outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania during a late-night shift change, leaving one dead and another

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<![CDATA[Rocky the Bobcat's Owner Gets Last Chance]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:25:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Rocky+the+Bobcat.JPG
A prisoner on Pennsylvania's death row who was scheduled to be executed this month has won a temporary reprieve.

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<![CDATA["Dancing" Bear Invades Golf Course, Puts on Adorable Show]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:16:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/88017113.jpg
A black bear tried its best to steal a red flag from a golf course in British Columbia, but quickly lost interest and found a golf ball to play with instead.

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<![CDATA[Giant Panda Gets Dental Work: Raw Video]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:12:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/6PW_VO_PANDA_DENTIST_KNSD4S09_1200x675_327733827567.jpg
San Diego Zookeepers put one of their giant panda's under anesthetic to fix a chip in her tooth. The zoo provided this video.]]>
<![CDATA[Giant Panda Chips Tooth, Heads to Dentist]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:00:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/PandaDental_001_Web_1.jpg
On Wednesday, a concerned puppy in San Diego nuzzled and licked her best friend, a cheetah cub, to make sure he would wake up from his leg surgery this week. The dog’s presence made it less stressful for...

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<![CDATA[Sleepy Burglar Busted While Taking Nap in Home]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:37:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/091014+dion+davis+sleeping+burglar.jpg
A sleepy burglar who broke into a Sarasota-area home was busted after he was caught napping on a bed inside, authorities said.

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