<![CDATA[NBC New York - Weird News]]>Copyright 2019 https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/weird http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York https://www.nbcnewyork.com en-usTue, 15 Jan 2019 22:36:07 -0500Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:36:07 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['River of Chocolate' Blocks Highway Traffic After Truck Fail]]> Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:29:31 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/chocolate+truck+spill.jpg
A tanker truck hauling thousands of gallons of liquid chocolate rolled over on the interstate near Flagstaff, Arizona, on Monday, leaving a river of sweetness all over the road.

Photo Credit: @Arizona_DPS]]>
<![CDATA[The Only Lunar Eclipse in 2019 to Be Visible in NY]]> Mon, 14 Jan 2019 14:47:27 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Super+Wolf+blood+moon.jpg
The opportunity to view the only total lunar eclipse in 2019 will occur later this month.

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<![CDATA[The Struggle Is Real: Mouse Runs Down Escalator Going Up]]> Sun, 13 Jan 2019 13:55:10 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mouse-on-escalator.PNG
For one mouse at Rockefeller Center, the struggle was real... and somehow, relatable.

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York ]]>
<![CDATA[Naked Wrong-Way Driver Crashes on I-95 After 2-State Chase]]> Thu, 10 Jan 2019 10:34:25 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/CHOPPERPOLICEPRESENCEONI95_25325201.JPG
A naked wrong-way driver crashed on Interstate 95 in Southwest Philadelphia following a multi-state chase, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Caught Licking Doorbell on Home Security System]]> Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:37:14 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+DOORBELL+LICKER+010819.00_00_17_29.Still005THUMB.jpg
A man in Salinas, CA was caught on a home security system licking the homeowner's doorbell. Police identified the man, Roberto Daniel Arroyo, and said he returned to the residence later, urinating in front...]]>
<![CDATA[NYC Deli Patron Arrested in Bacon, Egg and Cheese Fiasco]]> Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:23:17 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/NYPD_Deli_Customer_Attacks_Worker_Over_Wait_for_Bagel_Order.jpg
The irate deli customer caught on camera throwing a violent tantrum and attacking a worker over a minutes-long wait for a bacon, egg and cheese sandwich more than a month ago has been arrested, police said. ]]>
<![CDATA[NYPD Comes to Rescue of Cops Forlorn Over Burned Donuts]]> Wed, 02 Jan 2019 17:11:22 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/krispy+kreme+fire.jpg
The NYPD came to the rescue of some Lexington, Kentucky, police who were forlorn by the catastrophic loss of a Krispy Kreme truck by fire on New Year's Eve.

Photo Credit: Lexington Police
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<![CDATA[The Night Sky Turned Crazy -- and NYers Have Jokes About It]]> Fri, 28 Dec 2018 11:54:17 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/blue+light+queens.jpg
Gender reveal party gone wrong? Alien invasion? Optimus Prime vs. Megatron?

Photo Credit: Katie Honan
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<![CDATA[See Our Wildest Tri-State Stories of 2018]]> Mon, 31 Dec 2018 07:18:54 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/offbeat+montage.jpg
From the most oblivious Metro-North rider (ever?) to a runaway "tiger" in Manhattan, wild brawls and shrieking interns, there were more than a few crazy local stories in 2018. Here are some of our favorites...]]>
<![CDATA[Top 10 Shocking, Incredible and Hilarious Videos of 2018]]> Mon, 31 Dec 2018 06:45:50 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/top+viral+stories.jpg
From the man who made off with $1.6 million dollars and the intern who caused a scene on the subway, to a massive food fight at a NJ Denny’s, these videos take the cake this year.]]>
<![CDATA[$293,000 Cash Still Missing After Truck Spills on NJ Highway]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:19:30 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Brinks_Truck_Still.jpg
Authorities are looking for $293,000 in missing cash after an armored truck rained money onto a New Jersey highway Thursday morning, causing two crashes as drivers attempted to collect the cash scattered across...

Photo Credit: Sabrina Quagliozzi]]>
<![CDATA[Traveler Busted at JFK With 70 Live Finches in Hair Rollers]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:22:38 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/finches+8.jpg
On Saturday, U. S. Customs and Border Protection stopped a passenger arriving from Guyana and discovered they were carrying 70 live birds hidden in hair rollers in a black duffel bag.]]>
<![CDATA[Calif. Man Rescued After 2 Days Stuck in Greasy Restaurant Vent]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2018 23:36:32 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/sanleandromanstuck.jpg
First responders on Wednesday rescued a trespasser — possibly a burglar — who was reportedly trapped for about two days in a grimy vent at a vacant restaurant in San Lorenzo, according to officials.The...

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area/Alameda County Sheriff's Department]]>
<![CDATA[Movie Theater for Dogs, Owners Opens in Texas]]> Sat, 08 Dec 2018 00:55:52 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dog-cinema-plano.jpg
K9 Cinemas opens in Plano Friday.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News
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<![CDATA[Diane Keaton's Lost Wallet Found in NY 50 Years Later]]> Thu, 06 Dec 2018 18:46:18 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/AP_17160124237972_film_awards1.jpg
A wallet that Diane Keaton misplaced decades ago has turned up in a New York storage unit.

Photo Credit: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP]]>
<![CDATA[Monster Rat Appears to Chase MTA Worker Out of Subway Booth]]> Tue, 04 Dec 2018 02:57:40 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/subway+rat+progressive+action.jpg
A monster rat apparently chased an MTA worker out of her station booth in Brooklyn over the weekend, leaping on top of papers and scurrying over a keyboard as the person wielding the camera shakes in fright...

Photo Credit: Progressive Action]]>
<![CDATA[Disgruntled Woman Denied Free Beer Torches Deli: Police]]> Fri, 30 Nov 2018 07:25:45 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Woman+Torches+Store.jpg
Police are searching for a woman who was caught on video torching items inside a Philadelphia store.The unidentified woman was inside the Wyncote Beer Deli on the 2100 block of West 65th Avenue back on Nov. 20

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<![CDATA[Miami Duo Arrested For Operating Dental Practice Out Of Bus]]> Thu, 29 Nov 2018 19:51:29 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/112918+dental+suspects.jpg
Two people are behind bars after allegedly running an illegal dental practice out of a bus in Miami.According to Miami-Dade Police officials, Daniela Sulbaran and Victor Bernal were arrested earlier this month...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Finds Missing Cat Under His Truck]]> Wed, 28 Nov 2018 21:57:55 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Cat+screenshot+%281%29.jpg
A woman lost her cat after a repairman left her house, but the man later found the cat under his truck.]]>
<![CDATA[Bear Opens Door, Strolls Into Calif. Highway Patrol Facility]]> Mon, 26 Nov 2018 11:22:36 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/BearCHPOffice.JPG
An "unexpected visitor" on four legs and boasting some serious dexterity handily let itself into a California Highway Patrol facility near Lake Tahoe earlier this month.That's right, a bear managed to open...

Photo Credit: CHP – Donner Pass]]>
<![CDATA[Cards Against Humanity Mocks Black Friday With Crazy Sale]]> Sat, 24 Nov 2018 09:18:30 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/cards+against+humanity+box+.png
The company behind the popular card game “Cards Against Humanity” has made its stance against Black Friday known for years, but they took things to a whole new level this year.The company, who in past...

Photo Credit: cardsagainsthumanity.com]]>
<![CDATA[Prankster in Turkey Costume Carves, Gobbles Bird on Subway]]> Fri, 23 Nov 2018 00:09:03 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/subway-turkey-diptych.jpg
What's more New York than almost sitting on a partially-nude man painted to camouflage into a classic subway cart?
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<![CDATA['Unruly' Fred Flintstone Busted for Speeding in Florida: Cops]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:58:33 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/thumbfredf6.jpg
That's not something you see every day.

Photo Credit: Pasco Sheriff's Office ]]>
<![CDATA[Man Allegedly Tells Cops He Drank ‘Because the Jets Suck’]]> Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:22:20 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Chris+Greyshock+mugshot.jpg
A New Jersey man was arrested on a DUI charge after telling police he “drank too much because the Jets suck,” authorities say.

Photo Credit: Wayne Police Department / Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Man Steals $440 Worth of Shrimp From NY Grocery Store: Cops]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 13:22:37 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/shrimp+thief.jpg
A man stole 20 bags of shrimp from a Stop & Shop in Suffolk County, police say.

Photo Credit: Suffolk County Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[The 'World's Longest Hair Competition']]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 07:34:21 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/hair+screenshot+%281%29.jpg
Women from Lithuania competed for a title of who had the longest hair. The winner got an all-expenses-paid trip to the European Parliament in Strasbourg or Brussels.]]>
<![CDATA[Naked, Dabbing Peeping Tom in a Wig Terrorizes NJ Town]]> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:17:32 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/dabbing+peeper.jpg
A naked, dabbing Peeping Tom is on the run in a small New Jersey town, and authorities are seeking the public's help before he strikes again.

Photo Credit: Somerset County Prosecutor's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Int'l Porn Site Wants to Remove New Yorkers' Leaves for Free]]> Tue, 06 Nov 2018 13:26:23 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/leaves+on+ground.jpg
An international website that bills itself as "the world's leading free porn site" wants to help you get rid of your leaves for free this fall. Really. That's it.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[NYPD: Manspreader Slugs Fellow Subway Rider in the Face]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:34:43 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/2783-18+QTRS+108+PCT+-+TD+20+10-31-18+Photo+%28002%29.jpg
Police are looking for the straphanger who punched another subway rider during a 'manspreading' dispute.]]>