<![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 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:01:41 -0500 Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:01:41 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Body Parts Found in Suitcase: SFPD]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:58:34 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/police-stock-breaking-119818994.jpg
San Francisco police say a suitcase found in the South of Market neighborhood Wednesday afternoon contained dismembered body parts. A medical examiner confirmed the remains are human, but police said it...]]>
<![CDATA[Pizza Order Leads to Standoff]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:21:02 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pizza-assault-arrest-gurney.jpg
Police in Irving, Texas, said a man ordered a second pizza during a four-hour standoff that resulted from his first attempt to order a pizza. Daniel Gurney called a nearby pizzeria Tuesday night.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
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<![CDATA[Beauty Trend: Snail Facial]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:37:55 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/THAI-SNAIL-FACIAL-20150128.jpg
The latest beauty trend in Thailand has therapists using snails to munch on clients faces, leaving a healthy glow in its path.]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Found in Dumpster Gets Second Chance]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:10:40 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/hemingway-abandoned-dog2.jpg
A dog’s whimpering led to his rescue from a dumpster in Chula Vista.

Photo Credit: NBC 7]]>
<![CDATA[Mr. Incredible Guilty of Assault]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:47:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/10-23-14_hollywood+blvd+costume+superhero+fight.jpg
A man who dressed as Mr. Incredible, the superhero dad from the hit animated movie, was convicted of battery for beating a woman dressed as Batgirl on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Los Angeles City Attorney...

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<![CDATA[Mini Therapy Horse Joins SoCal Sheriff's Department]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:59:42 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/LA-sheriffs-department-mini-therapy-horse-valor.jpg
A miniature therapy horse named Valor is joining the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to “heal hearts and bring smiles to hurting people” who have suffered traumatic incidents, officials said. Valor has...

Photo Credit: Gentle Carousel Miniature Therapy Horses on Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Coyote Roams NYC Housing Complex]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:40:41 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/11115coyote.jpg
Police captured a female coyote Sunday that was spotted roaming a Manhattan housing complex, authorities said. The coyote was sedated and captured in the sprawling Stuyvesant Town complex and delivered to...]]>
<![CDATA[Sea Lion Invasion]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:32:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_sealions0123001_1500x845.jpg
Hundreds of sea lions have taken over an Oregon dock, leaving boaters in a lurch.]]>
<![CDATA[Michigan Man Tattoos Taco Truck Logo, Gets Free Food]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:34:49 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/taco-stand.jpg
A Michigan man is now entitled to a lifetime of free tacos after he got a tattoo of a taco featuring the logo for Flint's new food truck, Vehicle City Tacos.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Sells "World's Largest BBQ Pit" on eBay]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:14:41 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/smoker2.jpg
A Brenham man is selling the proclaimed "world's largest barbecue pit" on eBay for $350,000.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Envelope Shortage Could Bring Court Stoppage]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:22:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/mail1.jpg
The wheels of justice could grind to a halt in one Pennsylvania county thanks to some envelopes or lack thereof.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Barbie-Costumed Attacker Was High]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 01:52:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tutu-trial-clip%281%29_1-PIC_0.jpg
The trial for the man accused of a brazen sexual assault in a Big Lots bathroom closed Wednesday as the defendant argued he had no recollection of the alleged attack. Gregory Phillip Schwartz, 41, said he...]]>
<![CDATA[NY Man Bulldozes Home Without Telling Wife: Police]]> Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:46:05 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/james+rhein+bulldoze.jpg
A New York man allegedly rented a bulldozer from a local construction company and demolished the house that he lived in with his wife, whose name is on the deed and who did not know about the razing, authorities...

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York]]>
<![CDATA[Mom Leaves 1-Year-Old in Cab, Robs Wawa: Police]]> Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:45:29 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Amanda+Paoletti+Wawa+Theft.jpg
A Delaware mother left her 1-year-old in a cab while she held up a Wawa overnight, said Delaware State Police.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Steals Wallet While Holding Child: Police]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:10:03 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Surveillance-Photos-of-the-.jpg
Police are searching for two theft suspects, including one man who was allegedly caught on camera snatching a wallet while holding a child.

Photo Credit: Delaware State Police]]>
<![CDATA[Girls' Coach Ousted After 161-2 Win]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 23:44:30 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/221*120/Arroyo+Basketball+huge+win.JPG
A Southern California girls’ high school basketball team scored more than 150 points than their opponents last week, a historically lopsided win that led to the coach's suspension.

Photo Credit: Alex Vasquez]]>
<![CDATA[Car Crashes Into Wall, Stuns Swimmers in YMCA Pool]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 21:15:39 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ridley+Park+YMCA+Pool+Crash.JPG
A car crashed into a Pennsylvania YMCA and almost wound up in the pool — shocking swimmers doing laps Friday.

Photo Credit: Jason Galloway, Delcotimes.com]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: High School Soccer Player's Stunning Goal Goes Viral ]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:05:05 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/soccer-6.jpg
A once-in-a-lifetime soccer shot from a McKinney Boyd High School student is going viral.

Photo Credit: Delaney Jennings, Vine and @michael_lewis28, Twitter
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<![CDATA[Delta Makes Flight With 2 Passenger]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:26:27 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Empty-Plane.jpg
Legroom wasn't an issue for one Brooklyn man who was lucky enough to be one of only two passengers on-board a flight from Cleveland to New York City Monday morning.

Photo Credit: Chris O'Leary via Twitter @ohhleary
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<![CDATA[TV Sticking Out of Car Leads to Police Pursuit]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 11:25:02 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/222*120/Bensalem+Police+Chase+Television+Car.JPG
A big-screen television sticking out of the back seat of a car led police in Bucks County into a pursuit that ended in a crash.

Photo Credit: NBC10]]>
<![CDATA[Accused Robbers Posed as Cops]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:14:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/150113-women-police-impersonators.jpg
Two Los Angeles County women who committed robberies posing as police officers in Rancho Dominguez last week have been arrested, sheriff’s officials said Tuesday. Deputies serving a search warrant at the women’s...

Photo Credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department]]>
<![CDATA[Truck Smashes into Liquor Store in ATM Robbery]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:59:39 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/nj+liquor+store+atm+smash+grab.jpg
A pickup truck smashed through the front of a Clifton, New Jersey liquor store in a brazen smash-and-grab overnight, crashing so violently that it dislodged the ATM in the front of the store, surveillance video...]]>
<![CDATA[Florida Man Arrested After Dropping Pants, Dancing in Intersection: Deputy]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:16:57 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/claytoncornelisonmugshot.jpg
Deputies often see it all in their line of work, but one Florida law enforcement official saw quite a bit more than she expected while at a major intersection in North Fort Myers. The Florida deputy said...

Photo Credit: NBC 2/Lee County Sheriff]]>
<![CDATA[Special Butterfly Discovered at Philly Museum]]> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:15:18 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/rare+butterfly.jpg
A magnificent rarity appeared at The Academy of Natural Science’s Butterflies! exhibit.

Photo Credit: Academy of Natural Sciences]]>
<![CDATA[Drugged Bread Causes Hallucinations]]> Mon, 12 Jan 2015 11:55:32 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/199*120/1-8-2015-3KingsBread.JPG
At least 40 people in Southern California suffered symptoms ranging from nausea to hallucinations after eating drug-laced Three Kings cake, prompting a criminal investigation of the bakery that made it,...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Comes Forward to Claim Boa Constrictor Found in San Diego Toilet ]]> Fri, 09 Jan 2015 14:31:35 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/6PW_PKG_SNAKE_IN_A_TOIL_KNSD5KKU_1200x675_381371459843.jpg
The great mystery of the 5-foot boa constrictor that slithered from a toilet at a downtown San Diego PR firm is solved. The snake belongs to a tenant who lives on the fourth floor, the property manager told NBC...]]>
<![CDATA[NYC Mayor: No Pot Smoking Since NYU]]> Thu, 08 Jan 2015 11:07:01 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/nypd+marijuana.jpg
One of Mayor de Blasio's hallmark policy changes since taking office has been to stop arrests on low-level marijuana charges, but he says he's not a marijuana consumer himself.]]>