<![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, 29 May 2015 14:39:10 -0400 Fri, 29 May 2015 14:39:10 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bacon Arrested in Sausage Fight]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 13:23:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Sausage-generic.jpg
A New Jersey man whose last name is Bacon, ironically, was arrested after a dispute over sausage, according to police.
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<![CDATA['Blatant Disregard for Safety;' Driver Zips by Bus]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 06:59:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/LAkewood+School+Bus+Pass+Alfonso+Rodriguez-Rojas.jpg
Police in New Jersey arrested a driver who they said was caught on dashcam video showing a "blatant disregard for the safety of others" Thursday.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Ocean County Prosecutor's Office / Dashcam Video
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<![CDATA[Leonardo DiCatrio Reunited With Owner, Thanks to Pet FBI]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 05:21:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pet-GettyImages-174322322.jpg
A cat by the name of Leonardo DiCatrio has been reunited with his owner, after an intrepid crew known as the Pet FBI helped track him down on social media. The wayward feline went missing in Naples, Florida...

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<![CDATA[Airline Orders Pizza for Grounded Philly Passengers]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 13:31:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Delta+Plane+Pizza+Philly+Knoxville+Atlanta+Pizza+Delta.jpg
Call in the pizza guy! That’s what the crew of a Delta flight from Philadelphia did after the Atlanta-bound aircraft landed in Knoxville, Tennessee instead.

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<![CDATA[Man in Fla. Reels in 552-Pound Fish]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 11:24:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/052715+massive+grouper+chew+on+this+tv.jpg
A video showing a southwest Florida man reeling in a massive Goliath Grouper from a small Kayak is making headlines nationwide. As reported by NBC affiliate WBBH, Jon Black of the Crazy Lure Tackle shop in Cape...

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<![CDATA[Ducklings Rescued From KOP Mall Storm Drain]]> Fri, 22 May 2015 16:47:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ducklings+king+of+prussia+storm+drain+rescue+copy.jpg
Thanks to a keen eye and a helpful hand, nine ducklings were rescued at the King of Prussia mall Friday afternoon.

Photo Credit: Emily Connolly]]>
<![CDATA[$30 Hot Dogs Outrage NYC Customers]]> Wed, 20 May 2015 23:10:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/hot+dog+vendor+rip+off.JPG
Meet Ahmed Mohammed. He might be the most expensive hot dog vendor in New York, especially if he thinks you're a tourist. NBC 4 New York cameras recently captured him trying to charge a man named David $15 for a...
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<![CDATA[What's a Harbor Seal Doing in NJ Creek?]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 13:11:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Rancocas+Seal+Rancocas+Creek+New+Jersey+Seal.jpg
The weather could be to blame for why a harbor seal has been seen swimming in the freshwater Rancocas Creek in South Jersey.

Photo Credit: Michael Castagner]]>
<![CDATA[Arsonist Targets NJ Police Station]]> Mon, 18 May 2015 17:44:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-fire.jpg
Someone torched a New Jersey police station early Monday morning.

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<![CDATA["Petite" Inmate Slips Off Handcuffs, Escapes Jail]]> Wed, 13 May 2015 20:45:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/5-13-15+Kelly+Smith+Prisoner.JPG
Authorities in Southern California are searching for a 23-year-old woman who escaped police custody several hours after being arrested. Officials say Kelly Smith was sitting in the booking area of the Ventura...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Struck by Car Dies 35 Years Later]]> Tue, 12 May 2015 10:57:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Road-Generic1.jpg
A Lehigh Valley man died from the injuries he suffered during a car accident over three decades ago.

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<![CDATA[Philly Woman Arrested 8 Times For Dining and Dashing]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 18:26:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/janine+thomas.JPG
A Philadelphia woman is accused of walking out of a restaurant without paying her bill — for the eighth time!]]>
<![CDATA[Vandals Alter Mill Valley Church Sign]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 11:19:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mill-valley-church-vandalism.jpg
Some vandals struck a North Bay church, altering the message on a sign to display the words "Jesus had two dads and he turned out fine."

Photo Credit: Mt. Tamalpais United Methodist Church
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<![CDATA[Unbuckled SEPTA Driver Falls Out of Seat, Crashes Bus]]> Fri, 08 May 2015 06:53:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SEPTA+bus+driver+falls+out+of+seat.jpg
An unbuckled seat belt set off a series of events that led to a SEPTA bus careening out of control, jumping a concrete barrier and landing on train tracks in South Philadelphia, the transit authority said.

Photo Credit: SEPTA
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<![CDATA[WATCH: Goats Gone Wild]]> Thu, 07 May 2015 10:38:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/5-6-15-Goats+Agoura+Hills.JPG
Dozens of grazing goats were on the loose in Southern California on Wednesday after roaming down their hillside job site and into the street.

Photo Credit: Joe Cascio]]>
<![CDATA[Verizon Call Led to Heart Attack?]]> Thu, 07 May 2015 12:50:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cell+Phone+Generic.jpg
A Virginia woman has sued Verizon Wireless for $2.35 million, claiming the company caused her to have a heart attack during a customer service call. Angela Hawkins, 53, filed a lawsuit in Chesapeake on...

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<![CDATA[Snorkeler Finds Plastic Skeletons Having Underwater Tea Party]]> Wed, 06 May 2015 15:04:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/f_skeleton_partay_150506_6a819ada04e4d948f980d79e51334ebb.nbcnews-ux-640-360.jpg
A terrified snorkeler discovered what he thought were human remains at the bottom of the Colorado River. Upon further investigation, the sheriff's department found something more humorous.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Dies After Fall Inside Center City Elevator]]> Wed, 06 May 2015 07:09:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/elevator+generic.jpg
A man has died after falling inside a Center City Philadelphia high-rise elevator and hitting his head, police tell NBC10.]]>
<![CDATA[Urns End Up on Thrift Store Shelf]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 07:41:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/urn+bonnie+throp.jpg
Authorities are trying to figure out how urns containing what could be human ashes ended up on the shelf of a thrift store in Connecticut. A customer spotted the urns on a shelf in the housewares department. She]]>
<![CDATA[Mystery Marathon Kiss: Man's Wife Responds With Letter]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 17:29:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rainy+marathon+getty.jpg
Barbara Tatge successfully finished her first ever Boston Marathon this year. If that was not exciting enough, she also snagged a surprise kiss from a spectator in Wellesley, Massachusetts, following a dare from...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Man's Ear Sliced in Fruit Fight]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 07:46:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bananas+generic.jpg
A Staten Island man who was arguing with a bodega worker over a bad bunch of bananas sliced the worker’s ear with a broken beer bottle, according to a report.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Pa. Eagle Cam Goes Cloudy]]> Mon, 04 May 2015 21:55:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000010244261_1200x675_439547971531.jpg
Millions have been watching a livestream of two baby eagles since they hatched in York, Pennsylvania. But many have noticed a recent development: the cam is blurry! Game Commission Officials believe it's...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Takes Ice Cream From Mister Softee Trucks]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 23:58:39 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/199*120/Mister+Softee+Ice+Cream+Truck+Thefts.JPG
It’s not like stealing candy from a baby but it is stealing ice cream from Mister Softee.

Photo Credit: Surveillance image released by Philadelphia Police]]>
<![CDATA[Gator Spotted in NJ Pond]]> Fri, 01 May 2015 21:18:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Alligator+Pennsauken+Gator+Delaware+River+Tippens+Pond.jpg
An alligator seems to be calling a South Jersey pond home.

Photo Credit: Pennsauken Police]]>
<![CDATA[Baby Ducks Rescued From NJ Storm Drain]]> Thu, 30 Apr 2015 00:45:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Ducklings+Rescued1.jpg
A group of motherless ducklings was rescued from a stormwater drain in New Jersey on Tuesday, city officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Officers Save Cat Stuck in Middle of New Jersey Highway: Police]]> Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:45:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/middletown+highway+cat.jpg
Officers in New Jersey shut down highway lanes to save a frightened feline that somehow got stuck on top of a concrete barrier in the middle of a highway Saturday afternoon.]]>