<![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, 29 Apr 2016 12:15:41 -0400Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:15:41 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Wild Turkey Tends Duck Eggs]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 05:17:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Talulah+nesting+2.jpg
Duck eggs are beginning to hatch at an Illinois suburban wildlife center after a wild turkey began sitting on the nest to take over for the mother, which was killed by a hawk. The eggs were brought to...

Photo Credit: Fox Valley Wildlife Center]]>
<![CDATA[Love Affair Begins: Wentz Gets His Own Park]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 07:22:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Whitpain-Wentz-tweet.gif
The Carson Wentz love affair has begun in the Philadelphia region.
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<![CDATA[Plymouth Whitemarsh Class of 2016 Put School Up For Sale on Craigslist]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:55:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/plymouth+whitemarsh+high+school.PNG
The class of 2016 at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School pulled a pretty clever senior prank on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Girl Calls Cops on Drunk Mom: PD]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:53:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Victoria+Leonard+1200.jpg
Police responded to a home in Fairfield, Connecticut, after a young girl called 911 because she was concerned about her mother, and officers found the woman drunk and unable to care for her children, police...

Photo Credit: Fairfield Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Ship Leaves With Kids, Not Parents]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:59:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CRUISE+SHIP+MOM1.jpg
A mom and dad who were late boarding a cruise in the Bahamas flailed their arms and sobbed on a pier as the ship bound for New York City left port with their kids on board, according to reports.The...

Photo Credit: Scott Thomas]]>
<![CDATA[Gun Shipped to Wrong Address]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:38:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gun-mixup.jpg
UPS is investigating after a semi-automatic rifle was delivered to the wrong address in North Texas — and discovered by a 14-year-old boy.Luke Tanner, an eighth grader, said he noticed something unusual as he...

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<![CDATA[Video of Boy's Slip in Roller Coaster Seat Goes Viral]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 05:16:56 -0400 Google Street View from January 2008.]]> Google Street View from January 2008.]]> http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/wonderland-amarillo-google-street-view.jpg
A roller coaster ride in the Texas Panhandle took a scary turn for a father and son last week when the boy's seat belt broke, according to the father.The incident took place Friday at the Amarillo amusement...

Photo Credit: Google Street View
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<![CDATA[Drunken Shoplifter Strikes Twice in Same Day: Police]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 11:14:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Kevin+Heater+Branchville+Shoplifting+Twice.jpg
A man caught shoplifting booze from a New Jersey liquor store went to neighboring store just hours later to swipe mouthwash, according to New Jersey State Police.

Photo Credit: New Jersey State Police / Google Earth]]>
<![CDATA[Message on Wall in Double Homicide]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:20:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/EvergreenIslamicCente.jpg
Sources who claim they were inside the home shortly after California's San Jose husband and wife were found shot to death this weekend, say they saw writing on the floor in big black magic marker letters...

Photo Credit: Evergreen Islamic Center/Lisa Fernandez]]>
<![CDATA[Man Punches Priest Inside NJ Church]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 05:25:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/handcuffs+hand+cuffs.jpg
A New Jersey man with a mental illness was arrested for allegedly assaulting a priest in a Newark church, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Cali Bear Sedated After Chase ]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 10:46:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/229*120/snore-bear-042516.JPG
A bear led authorities on a wild chase through Southern California's Sylmar neighborhood before wildlife officials sedated the gentle giant Monday night.The black bear was first spotted near the Los Angeles...

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<![CDATA[Sudden Tsunami Buoy Movement Off NJ Coast Raises Concerns]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 11:11:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Tsunmai+Buoy+New+Jersey+Texas+44066.jpg
A tsunami buoy off the New Jersey coast went into "event mode" Sunday night, raising concerns after it recorded a very steep wave reading.

Photo Credit: National Data Buoy Center
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<![CDATA[Raccoon Perched in Center City Tree Causes Spectacle]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 18:25:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Raccoon+in+Tree+Walnut+Michael+Tanier+new.jpg
A crowd cheered for the little guy as he resisted arrest.

Photo Credit: Michael Tanier]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Residents Want to Block Swingers Club from Opening]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 08:45:57 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Saints+and+Sinners+Swinger+Club+Building+NE+Philly_19168972.jpg
Neighbors in Northeast Philadelphia are trying to shut down a swingers club before it even opens.

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<![CDATA[15,000 Pounds of Trash Left After San Francisco's 4/20 Smokeout ]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 19:09:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/N5A+420+CLEAN+UP+VO+-+00005523.jpg
They came. They smoked. They left more than seven tons of trash.After more than 8,000 people flocked Golden Gate Park on Wednesday, or 4/20, as the San Francisco’s marijuana-loving community call it, countless...

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<![CDATA[Pa. McDonald's Takes Down Single-Arch Sign]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 06:00:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/203*120/Single+Arch+McDonalds+Sign+Lancaster.JPG
A Lancaster County McDonald's has had only a single arch for decades. On Wednesday, crews took down the historic sign, which will be replaced by the traditional double arches.

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<![CDATA[Stolen Turkey Found Reeking of Beer]]> Wed, 20 Apr 2016 01:52:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/186*120/turkey-stolen-041816.JPG
"Tim the turkey" reeked of beer and was missing some tail feathers after two college students allegedly "bird-napped" him from a high school in Southern California, the school said Monday.Chapman University...

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<![CDATA[Woman Hops Into Tiger Enclosure to Retrieve Hat]]> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:51:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/woman-tiger-hat-146107709940600001.jpg
Toronto Zoo officials are investigating after a video surfaced that shows a woman jumping over the first of two fences that separate zoo-goers from Sumatran tigers. It appears that the woman hopped the...]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Shark Grabs Fish From Hook]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:26:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/208*120/041416+shark+bites+fish.jpg
A group of anglers spent the day out on the ocean, looking to make a monster catch. They definitely made one, but what they weren't counting on was a hungry predator in the water, looking for a meal.The...

Photo Credit: NBC 6]]>
<![CDATA[Ferrari Seized After Theft in '87]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 11:34:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/168*120/04.14.16_Stolen-Ferrari-Seized.jpg
The 1981 Ferrari, similar to the one driven by Tom Selleck throughout much of the '80s as TV's "Magnum P.I.," was about to be shipped overseas when it was discovered.The 308 GTSi was on its way to Poland...

Photo Credit: Courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection]]>
<![CDATA[Arrest Over Graffiti by 'God' ]]> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 04:48:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/uwmadison+graffiti2.jpg
After a six month investigation, a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison was arrested Thursday in connection with at least 11 instances of graffiti signed by "God" on several university buildings.A...

Photo Credit: Marc Lovicott, University of Wisconsin Police Department
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<![CDATA[Great Dane Gets Stuck in Tree]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 13:40:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DaneinTree.jpg
Kora, a 120-pound Great Dane who was stuck 20 feet up a tree in Louisville, Nebraska, was rescued Saturday night by the local fire department.

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<![CDATA[Chimp Leads Police on Chase Through Japanese Town]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:58:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chimp-escaped-zoo.jpg
A chimpanzee fled from a zoo in northern Japan and tried desperately to avoid being captured by climbing an electric pole. Not for long.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[From Pet Puzzles to Back Scratchers: Unusual Gifts for Furry Friends]]> Wed, 13 Apr 2016 06:57:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Dog-Jump-FitBark.jpg
Found your perfect pet match?The next step is spoiling your newest family member with toys and treats.While budgeting for pet ownership is serious business, some pet lovers spare no expense when it comes to...

Photo Credit: FitBark
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<![CDATA[6-Year-Old Girl Rescues Trapped Ducklings]]> Wed, 13 Apr 2016 04:28:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/222*120/04.10.16_Mia-Rescued-Ducklings.JPG
Eight ducklings separated from their mom and dad after falling down a narrow Southern California drainage pipe found their hero in a brave, 6-year-old Laguna Niguel girl.Mia Rabii and her mother, Skye, were in...

Photo Credit: Courtesy Skye Rabii
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<![CDATA[ 'Zombie Apocalypse' Prank Video]]> Wed, 13 Apr 2016 10:19:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/209*120/2016-04-12_1123.png
A zombie apocalypse in D.C.?!One Leesburg, Virginia, family apparently played the ultimate prank on one of its youngest members after she had her wisdom teeth removed. In a YouTube video, Cabot Phillips and...

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<![CDATA[Amputee to Run Boston Marathon]]> Tue, 12 Apr 2016 06:43:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/188*120/runner-amputee-04116.JPG
A Southern California mom who lost both legs after a car crash left her stranded in a snowstorm is set to run the Boston Marathon.Jami Marseilles was 19 years old when she and a friend were stranded in a storm...

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Burger Shop Break-In]]> Mon, 11 Apr 2016 18:48:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/five+guys+burglary+cooking+burglar.jpg
Police in Washington, D.C., are searching for a man seen in surveillance video who apparently grilled himself a hamburger as the restaurant was closed before allegedly swiping some water.Police said the...

Photo Credit: DC Metropolitan Police Department]]>