<![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 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 01:36:13 -0500 Thu, 05 Mar 2015 01:36:13 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Naked Woman on Drugs Crashes Car]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:58:43 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/225*120/3-3-2015-NakedCrash.JPG
A naked woman allegedly high on drugs crashed her car and ended up on the front lawn of an apartment building in South Los Angeles. The woman hit several parked cars before driving across the sidewalk and...]]>
<![CDATA[Wooden Passenger Fools Carpool Lane]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:17:13 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Fake+passenger.JPG
A Long Island man allegedly used a wooden figure in a hooded sweatshirt to get away with driving solo in the Long Island Expressway's HOV lane, police said. A Suffolk County Highway Patrol officer noticed...

Photo Credit: Suffolk County Police Dept. ]]>
<![CDATA[KFC to Serve Edible Coffee Cups in U.K.]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 04:29:53 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/178*120/kfc+edible+coffee+cup+scoff-ee.jpg
Chicken lovers in the United Kingdom have a new treat to try -- edible coffee cups that will be served at KFC restaurants.

Photo Credit: Oliver Dixon/KFC]]>
<![CDATA[What Color Is This Dress? No One Can Agree]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:44:08 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/the-dress-B-1l26HXAAEJ48-.jpg
Is this dress blue and black… or gold and white? The debate is raging, and no one seems to agree.

Photo Credit: Romanoriginals.com
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<![CDATA[Woman Had Cheating Ex Robbed]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:59:34 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/022515+sarah+matherly.jpg
A South Florida woman was arrested after authorities say she arranged to have her cheating ex-boyfriend robbed at gunpoint. Sarah Nicole Matherly, 22, is facing robbery with a firearm and extortion charges...

Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[What Caused the Bright Green Stream?]]> Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:43:02 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/208*120/Green+River+Newark+Delaware.JPG
People in Delaware noticed something strange in the water earlier this week that might have had them thinking that Slimer was in town.

Photo Credit: City of Newark]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Found in Box Near Landfill]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 22:44:43 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Irving+landfill+021815.jpg
A woman was found alive and barely clothed inside a cardboard box near a landfill in Texas. Police said the woman was wearing only a shirt and only spoke Spanish, telling investigators she was out with...

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[What Do You Call A Sport That Combines Skiing and Horses?]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 05:53:43 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/NC_skijorning0217001_1500x845.jpg
Skijoring, a sport that combines skiing and horses, is a huge hit in Silverton, Colorado.]]>
<![CDATA[High Winds Drop Water Level of Del. River]]> Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:06:51 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/Philadelphia+Snow+Generic+Snow+Philly+Skyline+Generic+Delaware+River.JPG
High winds over the weekend helped drop the water level of the Delaware River to the lowest point in almost 22 years, the National Weather Service said.

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<![CDATA[Drive-In Fields "50 Shades" Gripes]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 19:24:22 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/50ShadesDriveThru.jpg
Opening weekend for the film "Fifty Shades of Grey" included some unwilling viewers. The movie is being shown at the West Wind Drive-In theater in Sacramento, right off Highway 50.

Photo Credit: KCRA]]>
<![CDATA[Sinkhole Swallows Up Snow Plow]]> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:11:10 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/209*120/Warren+County+Snow+Plow+Sinkhole.JPG
A plow truck fell into a sinkhole Tuesday morning along a snow-covered New Jersey road.

Photo Credit: Instagram - Robert Strain]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Fire Breather Catches Fire]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 21:49:18 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Tattoo-Fire1.jpg
A Philadelphia couple captured a scary moment on camera when a performing artist suddenly caught fire.

Photo Credit: Alice Gibson]]>
<![CDATA[Winter Beast Given Mercy: Punxsutawney Phil Safe (For Now)]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 10:24:47 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/56729702.jpg
A ski resort in New Hampshire has offered asylum to Punxsutawney Phil after a police department jokingly sent out a warrant for his arrest.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Scorpion on a Plane at LAX]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 13:38:59 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/scorpion2.jpg
An Alaska Airlines flight out of Los Angeles International Airport was delayed Saturday night after a passenger reported being stung by a scorpion on the plane, airline officials said. Flight 567 was preparing...

Photo Credit: Boston Globe via Getty Images (File photo)
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<![CDATA[GPS Guides Driver Onto Railroad ]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:50:40 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/img_551.jpg
Texas driver says GPS told her to turn right instead of left, which put her vehicle on a set of railroad tracks. The driver was arrested and taken to jail on suspicion of drunken driving.

Photo Credit: Carrollton Police via Twitter
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<![CDATA[Breakfast Sandwich Helps Bring Missing Dog Home]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 09:38:48 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Annie+the+dog+missing.jpg
A dog missing for two years has been reunited with her owner thanks to the help of a neighbor, animal control and an unfinished breakfast sandwich.

Photo Credit: Manchester Township Police]]>
<![CDATA[Punxsutawney Phil is a Wanted Groundhog]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:32:30 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/phil10.jpg
A police department in New Hampshire is sick and tired of the snow and took to social media calling for Punxsutawney Phil's arrest.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Boater Surrenders After Allegedly Faking Death]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 20:59:14 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/andy+biddle+faked+death.PNG
A boater who has been missing since last summer following a pontoon boat crash at the Jersey Shore has turned himself into authorities for allegedly faking his death.

Photo Credit: NBC10.com]]>
<![CDATA[Man Caught on Camera Stealing Surveillance Cameras: Police]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:11:31 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/surveillance+thief.jpg
Police say a thief was caught on camera – on the very cameras he was stealing.

The man is accused of stealing video surveillance cameras attached to the outside a Long Island motel in October.

Photo Credit: Suffolk County Crime Stoppers]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Dresses Up as "Slave" for #TBT]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 07:13:30 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/0210-heritagehigh-costume.jpg
"Throwback Thursdays" are a popular Spirit Week event at many high schools, designed to let students dress up in vintage outfits, and help break the winter doldrums. But when a student came costumed as a slave...]]>
<![CDATA[Students Craft Dresses Made Out Of Diapers]]> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:40:46 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Dresses+all+CMS.jpg
Fashion design students from Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design spent three weeks designing and creating dresses made from diapers.

Photo Credit: Susan Michini]]>
<![CDATA['Dumb' Suspect's Selfie Helps Officers Find Him: Police]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 11:23:07 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WEBSEPTAThefts_6394940_722x406_2210377729.jpg
Officers found a man trying to flee assault charges because he posted a selfie on Facebook while sitting on a Greyhound bus out of town, said a western Pennsylvania police chief.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Steals Pork Loin ]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:42:06 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pork-loin.gif
Police are looking for a man who stole a pork loin from a New Jersey Sam’s Club by sticking it down his pants and running out of the store, reports NJ.com.

Photo Credit: Stock Image]]>
<![CDATA[Hundreds of Tax Returns Found in Street]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:02:03 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Lost-Tax-Returns.jpg
Tax returns for hundreds of people were found in the middle of a Philadelphia street.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Steals Cruiser, Taunts Officers]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 20:58:14 -0500 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/10953946_858430890884339_5937183689389048835_n.jpg
A Connecticut man was arrested early Thursday after calling police "pigs," taking a cruiser on a joyride, and throwing punches at officers, according to police.

Photo Credit: Springfield Police Department]]>