<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Weird News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/weird http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:52:31 -0400 Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:52:31 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[27 Large Marijuana Plants Found Near Walmart ]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:02:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/marijuana+plants.jpg
Singer Chris Brown will serve no jail time after entering a guilty plea to resolve an assault case.

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<![CDATA[Men Rob Same Gas Station 3 Times: Police]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:23:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/abesconarrest.jpg
Police sources say a body found on the outskirts of an Israeli forest has been identified as a New Jersey student who went missing nearly a week ago.

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<![CDATA[Take My Sweat, Please: Tennis' Gross Ritual]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:02:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/tennis+towel+toss+to+ballboy.jpg
Here's what's happening across the United States and around the world today.

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<![CDATA['REVEL' Letters Bent, Broken & Removed]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:55:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/223*120/REVEL+Sign+Damaged.JPG
Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it.

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<![CDATA[Knitters "Yarn-Bomb" Smithsonian]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 18:56:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/2014-08-29_0722.jpg
Knitters stayed up all night to cover the Smithsonian Castle gates and garden in knitted decorations, using more than six miles of red yarn. They're bringing attention to a new exhibit at the Sackler...]]>
<![CDATA[Weird News Photos: Giant Deflated Duck]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:05:01 -0400 here.]]> here.]]> http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/deflated+rubber+duck.PNG
Check out these weird news photos from around the world.

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<![CDATA[Wildest Food Crazes: International Bacon Day]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:52:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/e5f14e57ae9d43c2ac1acf4455526ca6.jpg
Cronuts, cupcakes and frozen s'mores are just some of the recent food trends that have swept the culinary world.]]>
<![CDATA[Giant Rubber Duck Forced to Deflate]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:10:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/deflated+rubber+duck.PNG
The giant rubber duck that had been on display in Southern California since last week was forced to deflate Thursday because of damaging winds.]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Taco Makes 'Outrageous' Food List]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:46:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*160/fb6e20f82c7011e3b7ba22000aaa21618.jpg
A middle school teacher in a northwest Illinois suburb was arrested Tuesday on the first day of school in a federal child pornography bust. John Vastis, 51 — a teacher at Meridian Middle School in Buffalo Grove...

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<![CDATA[Human Skull Donated to Thrift Store]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:34:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/013012+human+skull+generic.jpg
Police asked for the public's help to locate whoever donated a human skull to an Austin, Texas, thrift store. Homicide Detective Derek Israel said Wednesday that foul play was not suspected in the...

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<![CDATA[Unbelievable Animals: Rare Blue Lobster Found]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:07:27 -0400 here.]]> here.]]> http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Blue+Lobster.jpg
Check out some of the craziest animals and the stories behind them.

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<![CDATA[Shell Shocker: Rare Blue Lobster Found]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:57:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/rareblue-lobster.jpg
A rare blue lobster has found a permanent home at the Maine State Aquarium. 14 year-old Meghan Laplante was out pulling traps with her dad on Saturday when they pulled up the rare blue lobster.]]>
<![CDATA[Drunk Man Lets Boy Steer Moving Car: Police]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:00:26 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Clarence+Hairston+mug+shot.jpg
A Delaware County man is behind bars after police say he was drunk behind the wheel while his 8-year-old nephew was steering the car.

Photo Credit: Upper Darby Police]]>
<![CDATA[Wiggly Lines Fixed After Confusing Commute]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:20:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/219*120/restriping+wiggly+lines.jpg
Police in Maryland are investigating after a body was found in two bags Sunday morning in a suburb northwest of Washington, D.C. Police found the body parts after receiving a call asking them to check up on...]]>
<![CDATA[Naked "Messiah" Attacks Driver: Police]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 07:02:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Half-Naked-Man-Thrown-From-.jpg
A heated argument led to one cook stabbing another in a Queens Village restaurant Saturday night.

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<![CDATA[Cops: Couple Had Fake Babies]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:48:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/fake-baby-th.jpg
A 5-day-old New Jersey boy is in critical but stable condition after he stopped breathing suddenly over the weekend, possibly because of a bacterial infection, his parents]]>
<![CDATA[Calif. Bill: Dogs Can Eat Out]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:18:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/051213+Cupcake+dog.jpg
Bay Area animal shelters are bracing for what they fear may be an ill-advised rush to acquire pet turtles and tortoises after the box office success of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie."We fear...]]>
<![CDATA[No "Purge" Coming to Philly Tonight]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:30:24 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Purge+Philly+Flyer+Social.jpg
Officials with the New Jersey Division of Fire Safety have issued a statewide emergency bulletin about a dangerous challenge with fire being completed by teens across the state and country.

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<![CDATA[Suspect Claims He's Ex-STP Singer]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:14:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/scottweiland+-+14.jpg
A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to probation after being found guilty of trespassing at singer Taylor Swift's seaside mansion in Rhode Island.

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<![CDATA[400 Chinchillas Rescued]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:01:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Chinchillas50820REAL.jpg
Four hundred chinchillas were rescued by the San Diego Humane Society during an eight-hour operation Tuesday in Vista, the largest animal rescue operation ever by the humane society.]]>
<![CDATA[Steve-O Behind SeaWorld Sign Prank]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:02:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Sea-World-Sign-Steveo.jpg
Four hundred chinchillas were rescued by the San Diego Humane Society during an eight-hour operation Tuesday in Vista, the largest animal rescue operation ever by the humane society.

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<![CDATA["Ninja" Tries to Kill Uncle With Hammer: Police]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:09:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Michael-Norley-Jr-Lead.jpg
A Montgomery County man accused of attacking his uncle while dressed up as a ninja is behind bars.

Photo Credit: Upper Providence Police]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Calls 911 for Botched Pot Deal]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:39:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Amanda-Twomey-Jackson-Crisler.jpg
The estate of Anna Nicole Smith has failed in its final bid to obtain her late husband's money, seven years after the death of the Playboy model and reality TV star.

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<![CDATA[Man Shows Up for Jail in T-Shirt With Picture of His Mug Shot]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:32:44 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1200x675-Burt1.jpg
A Maine man who reported for a jail sentence showed up in some odd attire.

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<![CDATA[Hiker Falls Just After Proposing]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:27:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/bradandjainee.jpg
A New Jersey couple about to celebrate their 47th wedding anniversary has been reunited with their lost wedding photos, just one day after NBC 4 New York aired a report about a Staten Island couple who found the...

Photo Credit: Jerry Dodrill]]>
<![CDATA[Philly Will Not Be "Purged" on Friday]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:22:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Purge+Philly+Flyer+Social.jpg
Rumors swirling on social networks about a real-life purge -- where a band of psychopaths go around and commit mass murder -- coming to Philadelphia are as fake as the film they’re based.

Photo Credit: Twitter]]>
<![CDATA[Navy Sailboat Put on Auction Block for $25]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:57:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/navy+sailboat+auction.JPG
Got $25? You could just buy yourself a sailboat, thanks to the U.S. Navy. As part of a government liquidation, the U.S. Department of Defense is auctioning off a 50-foot sailboat to the highest bidder.

Photo Credit: Government Liquidation]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Steals, Crashes Police Car]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:42:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Felicitas-Flores-SDPD.jpg
A 22-year-old San Diego woman took a joy ride in a stolen police car Friday night, leading officers on a long, high-speed pursuit and ultimately crashing the vehicle. According to the San Diego...

Photo Credit: NBC 7 San Diego]]>
<![CDATA[Man in 'Hoagiefest' Shirt Robs Wawa]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:13:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/211*120/Mount+Laurel+HoagieFest+Wawa+Theft.JPG
Thief masquerades as Wawa worker to steal smokes, police say.

Photo Credit: Surveillance Image]]>