<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Weird News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/weird http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:45:26 -0700 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:45:26 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Drivers Scoop up Armored Truck Cash]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:57:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/police-lights-shutterstock_542372564.jpg
An armored truck lost an unknown amount of money on a Maryland interstate Friday morning — and numerous drivers quickly scooped up the money, police said. Maryland State Police are now "reminding" the drivers to...

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<![CDATA[Students' Worms Destroyed in Rocket Explosion]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:33:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/220*120/worms2.jpg
When the unmanned rocket exploded Tuesday after launching from a NASA launchpad in Virginia, there wasn't only 5,000 of pounds of spacegear and supplies that were lost to a ball of

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<![CDATA["Hello Kitty" Arrested on DUI Charge]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 08:49:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-10-29+at+6.11.06+AM.png
Police say a Maine woman who was pulled over while wearing a Hello Kitty costume was arrested on a drunken driving charge.

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<![CDATA[Stranger Sleeping in Man's Bed: PD]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:19:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sullivan+Edited.jpg
A Clinton man woke up in the middle of the night to find a stranger sleeping next to him overnight into Saturday. Police arrested Tyler Sullivan, 26, on charges including criminal trespass. Sullivan was still in

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<![CDATA[Woman With Last Name of Crook Arrested for Burglary]]> Sun, 26 Oct 2014 04:50:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/josephine+crook+burglary+kohls+alhambra.gif
A woman with the last name of Crook was arrested for burglary at a department store in Alhambra Friday night, police said.

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<![CDATA[First Cat Cafe Opens in Oakland]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:08:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*160/catcafe.jpg
America’s first cat café opened its doors Saturday in Oakland, California. At the Cat Town Café, people can buy a latte and an hour of playtime with adoptable felines. The owners hope this new business will help...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Stole 500 Pairs of Used Panties]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:29:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/police_generic21.jpg
Felony charges are pending against Benjamin Hawkins, 18, after police discovered 500 pairs of stolen panties along with firearms in his bedroom, according to the Argus-Courier in Pataluma, California. Police say]]>
<![CDATA[Lady Liberty to Don Halloween Costume: Report]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:46:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP13062605022.jpg
This year, even the Statue of Liberty will be getting dressed up for Halloween, according to USA Today. The newspaper reports that Joe Boxer founder Nick Graham is planning to fly vividly colored...

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<![CDATA[PHOTO: Snakes on Subway Train]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 05:43:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/erichertzog-crop.jpg
Snakes on a plane? Fuggedaboutit. In New York City, surprised subway riders discovered two snakes on a train. Eric Hertzog said he got on the C train at Canal Street this week and saw the man with the

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<![CDATA[Strange Metal Object Falls From Sky]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 12:00:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/mystery+metal+secaucus.jpg
Workers at a New Jersey treatment plant say they saw a heavy, metallic object fall from the sky Wednesday and want to know where the potentially deadly projectile came from. The workers said the object...
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<![CDATA[Man Squeezes Woman's Toes in Parking Lot: Police]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:05:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/514298485.jpg
Police are searching for a man who allegedly got a bit too “touchy-feely” with a woman’s feet at a grocery store parking lot in South Jersey.

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<![CDATA[Mountain Lion Jumps on Car]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:03:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/1008-2014-SJ-MtLion.jpg
Surveillance video shows a mountain lion pouncing on top of a car in San Jose. The homeowner said it happened around 3 a.m. Tuesday in the Almaden Valley Country Club neighborhood.]]>
<![CDATA[Heroin in Padded Underwear: Cops]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 05:44:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/underwear3.jpg
A Massachusetts woman arrested when police found heroin and pills hidden underneath her padded underpants told police she wore the unusual garment because "I don't have a butt," police say. Jill Roy, 33, and a...

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<![CDATA[Burglary Suspect Claims She Was Searching for ISIS]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:15:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/10-6-14_ISIS-Burglary-Suspect.jpg
A Mississippi woman claimed she was searching for members of the terrorist group ISIS after being arrested on suspicion of burglarizing vehicles at her children’s school Friday, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Weird News Photos: $10,000 in Coffee Cans]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:09:32 -0700 NBC]]> NBC]]> http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP041209016025.jpg
Check out these weird news photos from around the world.

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<![CDATA[Crabs Delay Flight]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:18:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Crabs-Generic.jpg
A flight from New York's LaGuardia Airport was delayed after crabs got loose in the plane's cargo hold, officials said. US Airways flight 890 to Charlotte Douglas International Airport was delayed about half an...

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<![CDATA[Police Find Stolen Ed Sullivan Statue]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 21:48:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/file-ed-sullivan-statue-stolen-atas.jpg
A $45,000 statue of iconic TV personality Ed Sullivan was found Thursday after being stolen earlier this week, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[New Jersey Man Shoots Down Drone]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 08:18:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/drone-file.jpg
A Cape May County, New Jersey man shot down a drone hovering over his neighbor's yard and taking pictures.

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<![CDATA[Bumbling Burglars Botch Beer Theft]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:10:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bumblingbeerbandit.jpg
A pair of beer bandits fumbled their way through the crime as they tried to steal upwards of 72 cans of beer from an Oakland Park, Florida, convenience store. The two men were seen on surveillance video walking...

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<![CDATA[Pumpkin Fever: Healthy or Not?]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:12:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/tlmd_pumpkin_facial_111612_ew_380.jpg
While many foods that contain "pumpkin" are automatically considered to be healthy, some pumpkin-flavored foods may actually be quite the opposite. Erika Edwards reports.

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<![CDATA[Spooky, Scary, Funny: Haunted House Reactions]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:49:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/July262012pic0084.JPG
Celebrate the season! For the past four years, Nightmares Fear Factory has been scaring these poor souls, much to our delight! Hidden cameras capture the visitors wigging out.]]>
<![CDATA[Wildest Food Crazes: Kale Day]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:55:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/168635609.jpg
Cronuts, cupcakes and frozen s'mores are just some of the recent food trends that have swept the culinary world.

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<![CDATA[Pumpkin Spice Madness: Craziest Treats]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:41:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pumpkin-spice-fatte-Ramsey-Mathew.jpg
It seems like everyone is going crazy over pumpkin spice-flavored this and that. Take a look at the wackiest pumpkin-inspired culinary items that might be worth a try this season.]]>
<![CDATA[Tired of 3-Piece Suit? Enter the "Suitsy"]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:21:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/2014-09-29_12-27-28.jpg
San Francisco real estate developer Jesse Herzog has invented the look of a three-piece-suit into a comfy "onsie" for the man who just doesn't want to have to deal with the hassle of actually getting dressed.

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<![CDATA[$45K Ed Sullivan Statue Stolen From NoHo Exhibit]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:40:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/file-ed-sullivan-statue-stolen-atas.jpg
A brazen burglar went to a North Hollywood exhibit and stole a solid bronze statue of iconic TV host Ed Sullivan worth an estimated $45,000, police said Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[ Deer Goes For A Dip in Encino Pool]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:34:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/09_28_14__deer-encino-pool.jpg
A deer fell into an Encino pool Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Century-Old Crucifix Stolen from SoCal Church]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:07:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/crucifix.jpg
Police are looking for a sentimental crucifix that was stolen Wednesday from the Santa Clara Catholic Church.

Photo Credit: Oxnard Police Department]]>