<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Weird News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/weird http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usThu, 22 Jun 2017 18:30:50 -0400Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:30:50 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Deer Caught Duking It Out on Camera]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:09:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DeerBoxing.gif
Bring it on! Two deer was caught on in an impromptu boxing match by a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officer. (Video Credit: TWRA)]]>
<![CDATA[Girl's Dance Moves Become Viral]]> Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:51:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/taste+of+randolph.jpg
A little girl’s dance moves at the Taste of Randolph Street festival have captured the attention of internet in a video posted to Facebook that’s been viewed more than 258,000 times.Tony Martin posted...

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<![CDATA[Barflies Order Drinks During Armed Robbery]]> Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:44:35 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/BarRobbery0620_MP4_1280x720_971876419659.jpg
Barflies appeared not to notice as armed robbers were sticking up a Florida bar with a shotgun Sunday, with some patrons even trying to order more drinks as the robbery was in progress.]]>
<![CDATA[Snake Crawls Out From Under Hood of Moving Truck]]> Tue, 20 Jun 2017 10:46:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/snakehood.jpg
A snake gave a couple of people inside a moving truck quite a scare when it appeared on the hood.]]>
<![CDATA[Furry Surprise Behind the Bumper: Kitten Found in Tesla]]> Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:13:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/teslakitty.jpg
A Florida man heard meowing coming from inside his Tesla. He took the vehicle to his service center where a kitten was pulled from the rear bumper.]]>
<![CDATA[Intrepid Rat Drags Whole Garbage Bag Across NYC Sidewalk]]> Mon, 19 Jun 2017 22:47:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/garbage+rat.JPG
Never doubt a New York City rat's strength and resolve.The city's rodents are already known to persist in their quest for local food favorites (see: pizza rat, roll rat).But one astonishing rat in Brooklyn...

Photo Credit: Leigh Conner]]>
<![CDATA[Car Catches Fire in Floodwaters in Pa.]]> Sat, 17 Jun 2017 09:59:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/car+catches+fire.jpg
A car was destroyed after it caught fire in the middle of rising floodwaters just outside of Pittsburgh Friday afternoon.
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<![CDATA[Five Times Athletes Have Challenged Animals]]> Sat, 17 Jun 2017 06:36:07 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT_SPO_5_TIMES_ATHLETES_VS_ANIMALS_061617-149765207316100001.jpg
With the announcement that Michael Phelps will race a shark for Discovery Channel's "Shark Week," we take a look back at five times athletes competed against animals.]]>
<![CDATA[Giant Pig Gets Loose in Georgetown, Mass.]]> Mon, 19 Jun 2017 18:14:02 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Giant_Pig_Loose_in_Georgetown.jpg
Bruno, a not-so-little piggy, took off in Georgetown, Massachusetts, setting off a police chase of sorts.

Photo Credit: Georgetown Police]]>
<![CDATA[Tubby Tabby: 35-Pound Cat Adopted in DC]]> Sun, 18 Jun 2017 07:51:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/symba.jpg
The Humane Rescue Alliance in Washington, D.C., found a home for one of its largest residents.Symba came to the Humane Rescue Alliance's New York Avenue adoption center last week weighing a whopping 35...

Photo Credit: Humane Rescue Alliance
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<![CDATA[Bear Surprises Florida Man]]> Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:05:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/bearstare.jpg
A Florida man had a huge surprise waiting for him in his garage when he arrived home. His surveillance camera captured a black bear running out of the garage.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman's Effort to Bring Dog to Granny in Hospital Goes Viral]]> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 22:07:47 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/shelbyhannick2.jpg
A 21-year-old woman from California pretended a dog was a baby, wrapping it in a blanket and cradling it in her arms, so she could sneak it into a hospital to visit her sick grandmother.

Photo Credit: @HennickShelby
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<![CDATA[Restaurants Use Facebook to Find Alleged Dine & Dasher]]> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 06:41:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Dine+and+Dash+Suspect+_23963574.jpg
Several Delaware restaurant owners worked together to track down a man who they say made a habit of dining and dashing at their businesses.]]>
<![CDATA[118-Year-Old Painting Found in Antarctica]]> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 06:09:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_ANTARCTICA_PAINTING_061317_1-149737955597700001.jpg
A 118-year-old painting of a bird painted by British explorer Dr. Edward Wilson was found in a hut in Antarctica.]]>
<![CDATA[Airbnb Jail Puts Guests Behind Bars]]> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 21:43:52 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_Airbnb_Jail_061317-149739931935900001.jpg
A jail in Canada that's been closed for decades is getting a second life thanks to a creative entrepreneur. The owner will begin listing individual cells on Airbnb at the end of June.]]>
<![CDATA[This Is the Tiniest (And Maybe Cutest) Deer You'll Ever See]]> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 09:06:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/pudu+deer+thumb.jpg
Ever heard of a pudu? They're the world's smallest species of deer. They bark when they sense danger, and have a few other odd behavioral characteristics. This one was born at the Queens Zoo last month.

Photo Credit: Julie Larsen Maher @ WCS]]>
<![CDATA[Mayor: Meth-for-Sex Arrest Followed 14 Years of Double Life]]> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 11:26:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/020817+scott+silverthorne.jpg
For 14 years, the former mayor of Fairfax, Virginia, lived a double life as a methamphetamine addict – until he got caught in August.

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<![CDATA[Kansas Inmate Free After Doppelganger Found 17 Years Later]]> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 10:50:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/170612-richard-jones-mugshot-2-1049a-rs_5ba8eb2e8356ec001ef7626e18b0c767.nbcnews-ux-2880-1000.jpg
Richard Jones always insisted he didn't commit the aggravated robbery that landed him in prison for 17 years, and last week he was finally able to walk free, the victim of a case of apparent mistaken identity...

Photo Credit: Kansas Department of Corrections]]>
<![CDATA['French Spider-Man' Climbs Hotel in Barcelona]]> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 09:11:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_SPIDER_MAN_CLIMBS_BARCELONA_061217_1-149729923873900001.jpg
French climber Alain Robert, also known as "French Spider-Man," climbed the Melia Barcelona Sky Hotel on June 12. The hotel is the city's fourth-tallest building.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Fatally Shoots 9-Year-Old Daughter During Gun Safety Lesson: Cops]]> Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:27:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Eric-Hummel.jpg
The father of a 9-year-old Indiana girl was charged with multiple felonies Monday after an apparent lesson in firearm safety ended in his daughter’s shooting death, according to police.

Photo Credit: Hobart Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Why Did 'Lord Buckethead' Run Against the British PM?]]> Fri, 09 Jun 2017 18:23:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/armus-lord-buckethead-dab.jpg
British prime minister Theresa May had some unusual competition for her seat in Parliament this year—and social media took notice.Twitter was ablaze Friday with photos of May standing beside an Elmo...

Photo Credit: Geoff Caddick/AFP/Getty Images
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<![CDATA[Deer Crashes Into Paint Store]]> Fri, 09 Jun 2017 15:03:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/deerpaint.jpg
A young deer ran into a Pennsylvania paint store on June 1. The young buck ran around the store before finding its way out.]]>
<![CDATA[Dad Helps Mom Deliver Baby on I-95]]> Fri, 09 Jun 2017 14:06:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/20160627+I-95+sign.jpg
A father helped his wife deliver their baby parked on the side of Interstate 95 in Delaware overnight.]]>
<![CDATA[200 Nude Models Are Taking Over Times Square Today]]> Fri, 09 Jun 2017 17:01:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/173*120/7916naked.jpg
Nude and semi-nude people in Times Square, no big deal. Two hundred nude people in Times Square ... that's a little less ordinary.Non-profit Human Connection Arts is holding a "public art project" called...]]>
<![CDATA[Soccer Teammates Cut Hair To Support Girl Confused for a Boy]]> Fri, 09 Jun 2017 17:19:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mili-hernandez.jpg
Members of a Nebraska girls' soccer team have chopped their hair short in support of a teammate, Mili Hernandez, who said her team was disqualified from a youth tournament because she looks like a boy.

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<![CDATA[More Than 30 Alleged Russian Mobsters Indicted in Odd Case Involving 10,000 Pounds of Chocolate]]> Thu, 08 Jun 2017 11:47:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/meltingchocolategeneric_1200x675.jpg
More than 30 members and associates of a New York City-based Russian organized crime group are named in federal court papers charging them with racketeering, murder for hire and other crimes, including...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Caught on Cam: Good Samaritan Fights Armed Robber in Wawa ]]> Thu, 08 Jun 2017 06:38:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wawa+Robbery+Fight+_23898276.jpg
A man jumped into action and fought and restrained an armed robber inside a New Jersey Wawa store, according to investigators.]]>
<![CDATA[Caught on Camera: Florida Grandmother Dragged by Car During Robbery]]> Wed, 07 Jun 2017 11:14:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/060617+patricia+coxe+southwest+ranches+gas+station.jpg
A 64-year-old woman who was dragged across a Florida gas station parking lot as she tried to stop two purse thieves says she's lucky to be alive.Patricia Coxe said she still finds it hard to watch surveillance...

Photo Credit: Davie Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Tractors Race Through Mud, Puddles and Fire in Russia]]> Wed, 07 Jun 2017 05:54:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tractorrace.jpg
Twenty-eight drivers competed for five hours on a nine-mile course in a tractor race in Russia.]]>