<![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 Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:26:24 -0800 Sat, 20 Dec 2014 19:26:24 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Mountain Lion Spotted in SoCal Backyard]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:25:25 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/202*120/12-19-14-mountain+lion+sherry+kempster+newbury+park.JPG
A mountain lion creeping alongside a Ventura County woman's backyard wall forced road closures as wildlife officials tried to capture it.

Photo Credit: Sherry Kempster]]>
<![CDATA[Woman's Luggage Found 20 Years Later]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:54:00 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_longlostluggage1218_700x394.jpg
Many travelers fear having their luggage lost at the airport. One Arizona woman had the fear become a reality, though her story has a happy ending — two decades later.]]>
<![CDATA[SF's Ganja Yoga Relies on Marijuana]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:13:16 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/T6A-YOGA-CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE-VO---00003209.jpg
New yoga studio in South of Market allows its students to smoke marijuana while practicing the art. In fact, it's encouraged.

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<![CDATA[Card Game Sells 30K Boxes of Poop]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:29:59 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/51RD-Lha01L._SL1023_.jpg
The creators of the popular game Cards Against Humanity, protested Black Friday by removing their products from their website and instead only offering one item—a box of “Bulls*@t” for $6. The box, which quickly
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<![CDATA[Calif. Mailman Works the River]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:11:54 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/waterbymail.jpg
As Santa readies his reindeer, and U.S. postal carriers take to their trucks, one mailman in California is delivering packages this holiday season on a boat. "I am the only mailman on the water but I mean, it's...

Photo Credit: Henry Jerkins
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<![CDATA[Hunters Find ATM in Middle of Woods]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 13:56:56 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Discarded+ATM+Hunters.jpg
A father and son on the hunt for game in eastern Pennsylvania instead found an automated teller machine in the middle of the woods.]]>
<![CDATA[SUV Driver Mistakes Gas for Brake, Drives Onto Mercedes]]> Mon, 08 Dec 2014 21:21:40 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/225*120/12-09-14_SUV-on-Benz.JPG
The driver of a Lexus mistook the gas for the brake in a Studio City grocery store parking lot on Monday and rolled up onto a new Mercedes in a Ralph's parking lot.]]>
<![CDATA[Deers Crashes Through NJ Home]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 08:20:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Deer-in-Home-Lead.jpg
A New Jersey woman received an unexpected visitor Saturday afternoon while she was in the middle of cooking. The woman told police she was inside her home and placing sweet potatoes in the oven when a deer...

Photo Credit: Galloway Township Police ]]>
<![CDATA[Man Busts Store Window, Steals Beer]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 10:28:03 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/henry4.jpg
A man was arrested early Thursday morning after he allegedly smashed a store window with a baseball bat and then walked off with a 12-pack of Heineken.

Photo Credit: Manchester Police]]>
<![CDATA[Ugly Costs More at Christmas Sweater Shop ]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 08:16:16 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ugly-sweater.jpg
Jeremy Turner is taking his obsession with ugly Christmas sweaters to a new level. He's the owner of the Ugly Christmas Sweater Shop, a Dallas store he has stocked with more than 1,000 sweaters on the...

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<![CDATA[Thief Steals Holiday Decorations ]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:42:52 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/201*120/Located+Peanuts+Characters.JPG
Police are searching for an alleged “Grinch” accused of stealing holiday decorations from a home in Gloucester Township, New Jersey.

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<![CDATA[Thief Steals Holiday Decorations ]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 09:06:31 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Peanuts-Characters.jpg
Police are searching for an alleged “Grinch” accused of stealing holiday decorations from a home in Gloucester Township, New Jersey.

Photo Credit: Gloucester Township Police Department ]]>
<![CDATA[Rare Deep-Sea Anglerfish Caught on Video]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:33:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/deep-sea-anglerfish.jpg
A mysterious "black sea devil" anglerfish was videotaped in its natural habitat for the first time, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute announced Wednesday.

Photo Credit: Monterey Bay Research Institute
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<![CDATA[Company Unveils Electronically-Powered Skates]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:18:37 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/1121-2014-RocketSkates.jpg
Acton, a Southern California company, has developed electronically-powered skates, with no pushing required.

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<![CDATA[Lost Kitten Wanders 2,300 Miles]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:32:14 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Maine+Kitten+Thumb.jpg
A New Mexico woman's missing kitten has been located in Maine, although exactly how the feline made the 2,300-mile trip remains a mystery. The female kitten, named Spice, was turned into the Animal Refuge League...

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<![CDATA[Caught on Cam: Cats Watch Burglars Break Into Home]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:36:31 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cat-prowler.jpg
Police on the Peninsula are asking for the public’s help identifying a pair of burglars caught on security video breaking into a home while a couple of cats looked on.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Let Dog Urinate at Store]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 12:57:21 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/450148534.jpg
Police are looking for a woman who allegedly let her dog urinate on dozens of clothes at a New Jersey store, refused to leave when asked and then led officers on a short chase. Police say the woman allegedly let

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<![CDATA[Canseco May Sell His Shot Finger, Gun on eBay]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:57:12 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Jose-Canseco-1.jpg
The former major leaguer tweeted Monday that he'll sell his detached digit, along with the gun with which he accidentally shot it off.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Tony Hawk Rides Hoverboard]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 05:28:20 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-17+at+3.26.35+PM.png
The pro skateboarder tested the $10,000 prototype Hendo Hoverboard after husband and wife Greg and Jill Henderson launched a Kickstarter to fund it.
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<![CDATA[Cocaine Found Hidden in Meat ]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 12:08:33 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/1113-2014-CocaineMeat.jpg
TSA agents recently found three vacuum sealed packs of cocaine hidden in raw meat at the San Jose International Airport.

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<![CDATA[Thousands of Turkeys Spill on Road]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 06:06:16 -0800 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/turkey-truck-6-main.jpg
A semi-truck carrying up to 30,000 pounds of frozen turkeys took a turn too quickly Wednesday morning, flipping over on its side, spilling diesel and thousands of Thanksgiving meals headed to a California...]]>
<![CDATA[Drivers Scoop up Armored Truck Cash]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:57:47 -0800 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 14:33:15 -0800 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 flames.

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<![CDATA["Hello Kitty" Arrested on DUI Charge]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:49:11 -0800 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.

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Cumberland County Sheriff's Office Jail]]>
<![CDATA[Stranger Sleeping in Man's Bed: PD]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:19:54 -0800 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 03:50:54 -0800 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.

Photo Credit: Alhambra Police]]>