<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Weird News]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/weird http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Sat, 13 Feb 2016 10:22:10 -0500 Sat, 13 Feb 2016 10:22:10 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Shoplift Suspect Hid Trout in Pants While Urinating: PD]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 23:15:37 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/wylie-%282%29.jpg
A Tennessee man who allegedly urinated on the floor of a Walmart while trying to conceal a package of trout in his pants was arrested Wednesday, police said. A store employee told the reporting officer that the...

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<![CDATA[Man Helps Solve Own Disappearance]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 20:18:02 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/160212-edgar-latulip-larger-yh-1022a_828608684cca8b71cca091f66e86fbef.nbcnews-ux-600-700.jpg
A man missing nearly 30 years has been found alive, living just 80 miles away from where he disappeared. He had reportedly been suffering major memory loss due to a head injury. Edgar Latulip vanished...

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<![CDATA[Customer Tries to Shoot Barber: PD]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:06:31 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/barber+shop+0210+2016.jpg
A woman who said she was unhappy with her haircut returned to a San Diego salon and tried shooting her barber, but the gun jammed and employees tackled the woman, police and the barber told NBC 7. The incident...

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<![CDATA[Man Throws Live Gator Into Drive-Thru Window]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:24:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/020916+gator+joshua+james.jpg
A Florida man is facing assault charges after authorities say he threw an alligator through an open Wendy’s drive-thru window.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Throws Alligator Through Drive-Thru Window]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:49:11 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2016-02-09-at-8.43.49-AM.jpg
A Florida man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly hurled an alligator through a Wendy's drive-thru window, according to Palm Beach County Jail records. Joshua James, 23, threw the 3-and-a-half...
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<![CDATA[NJ Police 'Arrest' Puppy Monkey Baby]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 23:48:47 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Voorhees+Police+Puppy+Monkey+Baby.jpg
A local Police Department "arrested" the star of a popular but bizarre Super Bowl commercial.

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<![CDATA[Alleged Thief Gets Stuck in Drain]]> Mon, 08 Feb 2016 11:07:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/217*120/storm+drain+020716.jpg
A man who fled from a deputy in Canyon Country, California, after allegedly trying to steal a car was found stuck in a storm drain on Saturday, officials said. The man fled and the deputy chased after him, only...

Photo Credit: Santa Clarita Sheriffs Department]]>
<![CDATA[Molly Schuyler Takes Back Wing Bowl Crown]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 11:51:17 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-79467497.jpg
For the second time in three years, Molly Schuyler's chicken chomping skills led her to victory at Philadelphia's Wing Bowl.

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<![CDATA[Drone Hits Empire State Building]]> Fri, 05 Feb 2016 07:41:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/drone+suspect+empire+state+building.jpg
A small drone crashed into the 40th floor of the Empire State Building Thursday night and then fell to a 35th floor landing, authorities said. Police said a New Jersey man was flying the drone in an attempt to...

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<![CDATA[Amtrak Train Was Hit, But Not by Bullet]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:25:54 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Amtrak+Window+Struck+Hole+Amtrak.JPG
Amtrak officials have determined a rock struck one of its trains in Philadelphia -- not a bullet.

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<![CDATA[Customers 'Saved' by Tiki Statue]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:44:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/196*120/02-01-2016-tree-tiki-bar-restaurant-1.JPG
The owners of a restaurant in Ventura, California, say a tiki statue saved four people when a 150-foot-tall palm tree came crashing through the roof during a day of powerful wind gusts in Southern...

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<![CDATA[More Sonic Booms Felt Along Jersey ]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 09:02:56 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tri+state+sonic+boom.jpg
After NBC 4 viewers reported feeling more sonic booms along the New Jersey coast Monday, a military official confirmed the Department of Defense was again conducting flight tests and training in the area.

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<![CDATA[Deadly Underwear Dash on Roosevelt Boulevard]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 11:45:29 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Roosevelt-Boulevard-Man-Str1.jpg
A man died after being struck by two vehicles on Roosevelt Boulevard Monday night.

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<![CDATA[WWII Vet Scares Off Home Burglar]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 07:07:40 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/207*120/burgalr-vet-020116.JPG
When an ax-wielding burglar tried to break into Joseph Milspaugh's home on Sunday morning, the 92-year-old World War II veteran didn't hesitate to defend himself. When Milspaugh, of San Jacinto, heard...

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<![CDATA[Drone Swoops In, Finds Lost Puppy]]> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 06:53:47 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/drone+puppy.JPG
A quick-thinking Montgomery County police officer used his own personal drone to track down a lost puppy.

Photo Credit: Upper Gwynedd Township Police]]>
<![CDATA[Stabbing Over Car Keys: Police]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:20:22 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/police-lights-generic-0806151.jpg
A man was forced to defend himself with a shovel after he was stabbed by another man in a domestic dispute in Newark early on Sunday, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Driver Pulls Over Speeding Cop]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 18:52:20 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Speed+Limit+70+Speed+Limit.jpg
A Florida woman flipped the script on a police officer Sunday. Claudia Castillo pulled over a Miami-Dade Police officer Sunday aftternoon for allegedly speeding. In her confrontation with the officer Castillo...

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<![CDATA[Michigan Couple Abandon Exotic Pets]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 04:25:21 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Tarantula.jpg
Two people are accused of animal abandonment and cruelty after investigators Friday discovered 20 exotic animals in “squalid” conditions at a rural Michigan home, according to a report. Animal Control...

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<![CDATA[Sea Lion Shocks Shoppers]]> Sat, 30 Jan 2016 18:12:37 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sea+lion+in+store+2.jpg
A San Diego store had to refuse service to a whiskered customer who wandered in from the sea. A curious little sea lion climbed 145 steps to reach the Cave Store in La Jolla, manager Rachelle Agosti told NBC 7...

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<![CDATA[Rescue Groups Pretended to Be SPCA to Take Dog: Owner]]> Sat, 30 Jan 2016 00:01:01 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/King+the+Dog+Taken.jpg
A group of animal lovers impersonated animal control officers to take a Rottweiler, they claimed was being abused, from a Philadelphia home this week, the dog's owner claims.

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<![CDATA[Bizarre Late-to-Work Excuses]]> Mon, 01 Feb 2016 05:39:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/runnign+late.png
A new report revealed 12 of the most bizarre late-to-work excuses, and the list contains a bear, a lizard and a lot of Vaseline. CareerBuilder surveyed nearly 2,600 hiring and human resources managers and more...

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<![CDATA[San Francisco Park Features City's First Open-Air Urinal]]> Fri, 29 Jan 2016 11:10:58 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/0127-2016-OutdoorUrinal.jpg
San Francisco's popular Dolores Park reopened this week, drawing hundreds of visitors to check out the renovations. But it was a new public urinal, and its out-in-the-open location at the park, that had...

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<![CDATA['Sup Bro': Super Bowl Statue At SF City Hall Vandalized, Again ]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 13:33:15 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/cityhall21.jpg
The Super Bowl 50 statue at San Francisco City Hall has been vandalized — again. It now reads "Sup Bro 50," according to a photo posted by Twitter user @shanand. The first time around, the statue saw its solar...

Photo Credit: @shanand via Twitter]]>
<![CDATA[Unbelievable Animals: Kinkajou Sleeps on Woman's Chest]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 10:31:43 -0500 Watch video of the creature here. ]]> Watch video of the creature here. ]]> http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/012616+kinkajou+in+miami+home.jpg
Check out some of the craziest animals and the stories behind them.

Photo Credit: South Dade Animal Hospital]]>
<![CDATA[Alligator in Basement for 2 Decades]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 13:19:26 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/dfgdfgfdgdfg.jpg
A man in south suburban Lansing kept an alligator at his house for over two decades without neighbors knowing, according to authorities. The 6-foot-long alligator spent most of its 26 years in a cage of...

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<![CDATA[Man in Clown Mask Robs Calif. Gas Station at Gunpoint]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 13:26:47 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/160125-clown-robber.jpg
A robber wearing a clown mask held up a San Bernardino, California, gas station at gunpoint Monday, and police say that business may not have been his first target of the night. About 10 p.m., surveillance...

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<![CDATA[Human Chain Rescues Trapped Driver on Turnpike]]> Thu, 28 Jan 2016 12:06:49 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Human+Chain+Drivers.jpg
A group of strangers teamed up to help a truck driver in need after the truck he was driving veered off the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Friday night, WPXI reported.

Photo Credit: WPXI/Arlyn Satanek]]>
<![CDATA['Duct Tape Challenge' Leaves Teen Severely Injured]]> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:39:40 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/duct-tape-challenge.jpg
The "Duct Tape Challenge," a new YouTube trend circulating the web, is more harmful than the name appears. Things took a turn for the worse for Skylar Fish, a 14-year-old Washington resident, who did the...

Photo Credit: Sarah Fish]]>