<![CDATA[NBC New York - Weird News]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/weird http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York https://www.nbcnewyork.com en-usSat, 15 Dec 2018 10:45:41 -0500Sat, 15 Dec 2018 10:45:41 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![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...

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<![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...

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<![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...

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<![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.]]>
<![CDATA[Giant Python Discovered Among Texas Goodwill Donations]]> Fri, 02 Nov 2018 14:54:22 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fort-worth-snake.jpg
A shocking discovery Thursday at the Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth sorting center now officially tops the list of bizarre donations they have been forced to handle: an albino, rosy-tailed python.“I...

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<![CDATA[Anyone Want to Adopt a 28-Pound Cat? Doughnut Needs a Home]]> Tue, 30 Oct 2018 18:26:08 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/fatcatthumb.jpg
Anyone want to adopt a 28-pound feline? A Florida animal shelter says it is looking for someone to take in Doughnut, "the biggest boii ever."

Photo Credit: Jacksonville Humane Society]]>
<![CDATA[Man Gets Entire Back Tattooed With Michael Jordan's Jersey]]> Thu, 25 Oct 2018 20:38:11 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-225307.jpg
When it comes to tattoos paying homage to Chicago, this one is a slam dunk.It goes beyond the World Series rings, the skylines, the logos and even the Stanley Cup trophies.One man tattooed his entire back with...
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<![CDATA[‘Headless Chicken Monster’ Spotted Off Antarctica]]> Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:06:02 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SeaCucumber-Chickenmonster.jpg
A sea creature nicknamed the “headless chicken monster” was seen near Antarctica on a long-line fishing company’s underwater camera system. The bizarre-looking creature is actually a sea...]]>
<![CDATA[Cops: Fake McD's Honcho Snares $1,200 in Bizarre NJ Scam]]> Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:06:57 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mcd+fries.jpg
Authorities are looking for a man in connection with a bizarre scam involving a New Jersey McDonald's.

Photo Credit: Getty Images for McDonald's]]>
<![CDATA['Excuse Me': Polite Subway Rider Drags Huge Tree Through Car]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2018 02:41:27 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/palm_tree_on_train_1280x720_1347340355600.jpg
Sometimes palm trees need to take public transport, too.]]>
<![CDATA[Watch Divers Carve Pumpkins Underwater in Florida Keys]]> Mon, 15 Oct 2018 04:44:34 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/220*120/101418+pumpkins.jpg
A creative group of scuba divers submerged 30 feet beneath the surface in the Florida Keys to carve pumpkins.The event took place at the annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving contest that took place Sunday...

Photo Credit: Florida Keys News Bureau]]>
<![CDATA[Deputies Use Doritos to Lure Huge Runaway Pig Back Into Pen]]> Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:27:55 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/rogue+pig+1.jpg


Photo Credit: San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department]]>
<![CDATA[Runaway Pig Lured Home by Deputy's Doritos]]> Sun, 14 Oct 2018 22:56:11 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/SB+Loose+Pig.jpg
San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputies in California had to reach into their bag of tricks, or lunch bag of tricks, to corral a portly pig that had gotten loose.

Photo Credit: @LAPDHQ
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<![CDATA[Hundreds of Corgis Descend on DC's Jefferson Memorial]]> Mon, 08 Oct 2018 10:14:14 -0500 https://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/corgi+8.JPG
Hundreds of corgis and other dogs from across the D.C. area gathered at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial along the Tidal Basin on Sunday for the "Million Corgi March."

Photo Credit: Christian Paz]]>