<![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 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:41:55 -0500 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:41:55 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Naked Woman on Drugs Crashes Car]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:58:43 -0500 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 11:17:13 -0500 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 13:44:08 -0500 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 18:59:34 -0500 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 22:44:43 -0500 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...

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<![CDATA[What Do You Call A Sport That Combines Skiing and Horses?]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 05:53:43 -0500 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 21:49:18 -0500 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 13:38:59 -0500 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...

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<![CDATA[GPS Guides Driver Onto Railroad ]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:50:40 -0500 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 10:11:31 -0500 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 07:13:30 -0500 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 10:42:06 -0500 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.

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<![CDATA[Man Steals Cruiser, Taunts Officers]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 20:58:14 -0500 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 19:56:14 -0500 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]]>
<![CDATA[Scouts' Nude Beach Hike]]> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 10:49:54 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/black+beach+5454.jpg
A Cub Scout pack’s hike along a Southern California coastline ended up too close to a nude beach, scout officials confirmed Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Clogs Toilet With Potatoes]]> Mon, 02 Feb 2015 11:56:03 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/180*120/Potatoes.jpg
Looking to unclog his potato-stuffed toilet, a Delaware County, Pennsylvania man decided to try and get help by pulling his apartment building's fire alarm. It was a poor decision.

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<![CDATA[Hot Air Ballon Lands in the Street]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:07:28 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Hot+air+balloon+landing+0129.jpg
A hot air balloon landed in the middle of a street in Sorrento Valley, California, on Thursday after witnesses reported seeing it flying low overhead and clipping a tree. It wasn't immediately clear what led to...]]>
<![CDATA[Pharmacy Robbed of Pills]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:43:50 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SDPD-Generic-police-tape.jpg
A Southern California pharmacy was robbed Thursday when a thief hopped the counter and stole prescription drugs, San Diego Police confirm. Officers responded to the CVS on Westview Parkway in Mira Mesa...

Photo Credit: NBC 7 News]]>
<![CDATA[Body Parts Found in Suitcase: SFPD]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:58:34 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/police-stock-breaking-119818994.jpg
San Francisco police say a suitcase found in the South of Market neighborhood Wednesday afternoon contained dismembered body parts. A medical examiner confirmed the remains are human, but police said it...]]>
<![CDATA[Pizza Order Leads to Standoff]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:21:02 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/pizza-assault-arrest-gurney.jpg
Police in Irving, Texas, said a man ordered a second pizza during a four-hour standoff that resulted from his first attempt to order a pizza. Daniel Gurney called a nearby pizzeria Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[Beauty Trend: Snail Facial]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:37:55 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/THAI-SNAIL-FACIAL-20150128.jpg
The latest beauty trend in Thailand has therapists using snails to munch on clients faces, leaving a healthy glow in its path.]]>
<![CDATA[Mr. Incredible Guilty of Assault]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:47:53 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/10-23-14_hollywood+blvd+costume+superhero+fight.jpg
A man who dressed as Mr. Incredible, the superhero dad from the hit animated movie, was convicted of battery for beating a woman dressed as Batgirl on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Los Angeles City Attorney...

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<![CDATA[Police Nab Coyote in Manhattan Housing Complex]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:40:41 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/11115coyote.jpg
Police captured a female coyote Sunday that was spotted roaming a Manhattan housing complex, authorities said.]]>
<![CDATA[Sea Lion Invasion]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:32:57 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NC_sealions0123001_1500x845.jpg
Hundreds of sea lions have taken over an Oregon dock, leaving boaters in a lurch.]]>
<![CDATA[Michigan Man Tattoos Taco Truck Logo, Gets Free Food]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:34:49 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/taco-stand.jpg
A Michigan man is now entitled to a lifetime of free tacos after he got a tattoo of a taco featuring the logo for Flint's new food truck, Vehicle City Tacos.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Sells "World's Largest BBQ Pit" on eBay]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:14:41 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/smoker2.jpg
A Brenham man is selling the proclaimed "world's largest barbecue pit" on eBay for $350,000.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Barbie-Costumed Attacker Was High]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 01:52:51 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/tutu-trial-clip%281%29_1-PIC_0.jpg
The trial for the man accused of a brazen sexual assault in a Big Lots bathroom closed Wednesday as the defendant argued he had no recollection of the alleged attack. Gregory Phillip Schwartz, 41, said he...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Holds Child During Theft: Cops]]> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:10:03 -0500 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Surveillance-Photos-of-the-.jpg
Police are searching for two theft suspects, including one man who was allegedly caught on camera snatching a wallet while holding a child.

Photo Credit: Delaware State Police]]>