<![CDATA[NBC New York - Weird News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/weird http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:34:58 -0400 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:34:58 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Says He Released Pink Chickens to "Make People Smile"]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:20:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2015-03-27-at-8.39.49-PM1.jpg
Two chickens dyed pink were spotted roaming the Portland, Oregon, waterfront park on Thursday, leaving many wondering why were they pink and who let them loose. The mystery didn't last long.

Photo Credit: Multnomah County Animal Services
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<![CDATA[Pink Chickens Roam Portland]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:03:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2015-03-27-at-8.37.41-PM.jpg
Pink Chickens Roam Portland

Photo Credit: Multnomah County Animal Services]]>
<![CDATA[School Assistant Barricaded Student]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:29:48 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/lemon+grove+academy.JPG
An after-school assistant in California was arrested after some bizarre behavior, including barricading several students into a classroom, taking off her clothes and upending desks, according San Diego...

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Driver Tied Cat to Hood of Car]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:12:16 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/NC_catoncar0324001.jpg
Ohio police search for driver spotted with cat tied to the hood of her vehicle.]]>
<![CDATA[Couple Weds Around the World]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:16:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/wedding-world-kiss.jpg
Cheetah Platt and Rhiann Woodyard didn't want the average wedding, so they packed their bridal dress and suit and left on a world tour. They've held ceremonies at locations around the world -- in front...

Photo Credit: Courtesy Cheetah Platt]]>
<![CDATA[Sea Lion Pup Climbs on Surfboard]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:42:12 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sea+lion+surfer+1.jpg
Dan Murphy was surfing Southern California's Cardiff By-the-Sea when a wiggly little creature jumped on his board and crawled up his back. At first, the local resident thought he was being attacked.]]>
<![CDATA[Accidental Invite Elicits Real-Life Wedding Crasher]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:24:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/223*120/Capture5.PNG
A Washington man is set to travel to Philly after he accidentally received an invite to a stranger's bachelor party.]]>
<![CDATA[Meth Lab Discovered in Ind. Walmart Restroom]]> Sat, 14 Mar 2015 17:32:17 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Walmart-Generic1.jpg
A restroom at a Walmart in eastern Indiana has been closed indefinitely after an employee discovered a working meth lab inside.]]>
<![CDATA[Purse With Handgun Imprint Pulled From Store Shelves]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:08:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/handgun+handbag.jpg
A provocative purse is being removed from the racks of a New York-area clothing chain following an NBC 4 New York investigation into one shopper's complaints.

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York]]>
<![CDATA[Employee Worked in Pee-Soaked Pants]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:29:54 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SodaBan.jpg
A Wendy’s restaurant employee in Southern California has filed a claim as a precursor to a lawsuit against the restaurant franchise, claiming her managers implemented a “no bathroom breaks” policy during...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Worker Hurt by Falling Ham]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 21:41:15 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Ham-Generic.jpg
A Pennsylvania man was hurt when a “pallet of ham” fell on top of him as he was working Wednesday night, officials said. The unidentified worker was working at Hatfield Quality Meats, a pork packing company in...]]>
<![CDATA[Weird News Photos: Raccoon Gets Head Stuck in Tree]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:42:17 -0400 knot in a tree. ]]> knot in a tree. ]]> http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Raccoon+Stuck+in+Tuckerton+Tree.jpg
Check out these weird news photos from around the world.

Photo Credit: Tuckerton Fire Department]]>
<![CDATA[Widow Finds Husband's Grenade]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 06:23:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/030415+pembroke+pines+grenade.jpg
A widow who was cleaning out her husband's storage found a World War II-era grenade in Pembroke Pines, Fla., Wednesday. A bomb squad was called in and the grenade was secured and safely removed.

Photo Credit: Pembroke Pines Police]]>
<![CDATA[Naked Woman on Drugs Crashes Car]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:58:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.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[Driver Late to New Job Uses Dummy in HOV Lane: Cops]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:17:13 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Fake+passenger.JPG
A Long Island man allegedly used a wooden figure dressed in a hoodie to get away with driving solo in the Long Island Expressway's HOV lane, according to police.

Photo Credit: Suffolk County Police Dept. ]]>
<![CDATA[What Color Is This Dress? No One Can Agree]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:44:08 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.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.

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<![CDATA[Woman Had Cheating Ex Robbed]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:59:34 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.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[Woman Found in Box Near Landfill]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:44:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.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 06:53:43 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_skijorning0217001_1500x845.jpg
Skijoring, a sport that combines skiing and horses, is a huge hit in Silverton, Colorado.]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Fire Breather Catches Fire]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 22:49:18 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Tattoo-Fire1.jpg
A Philadelphia couple captured the moment when a performing artist suddenly caught fire during the Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Sunday.

Photo Credit: Alice Gibson]]>
<![CDATA[Scorpion on a Plane at LAX]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 14:38:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.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 14:50:40 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.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[Man Caught on Camera Stealing Surveillance Cameras: Police]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:11:31 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/surveillance+thief.jpg
Police say a thief was caught on camera – on the very cameras he was stealing.

Photo Credit: Suffolk County Crime Stoppers]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Dresses Up as "Slave" for #TBT]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 08:13:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.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[Thief Stuffed $105 in Pork Loin in Pants: Report]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 11:42:06 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.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[Man Steals Cruiser, Taunts Officers]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 21:58:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.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]]>
<![CDATA[Gardener in Florida Spots 75-Pound Panther]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 20:56:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/6617975_G-1.jpg
A gardener working at a Florida residence Tuesday was shocked by a 75-pound panther that was lurking on the side of the house. The couple who owns the residence, Al Dijindil and Andrea Cameron, said to...

Photo Credit: Andrea Cameron]]>