<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Weird News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/weird http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usMon, 29 Aug 2016 16:39:33 -0700Mon, 29 Aug 2016 16:39:33 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[SoCal Weird News]]> Thu, 09 Jun 2016 21:51:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/sea+lion+in+store+2.jpg
Enjoy images of LA's most memorable weird moments.

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<![CDATA[Cops Stumble Upon Gator in Tub ]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 03:57:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/gator+in+tub.jpg
Police responding to a call about a burglary at a Staten Island home encountered an unusual suspect — a three-foot-long alligator, and it was in the bathtub. The reptile was hanging out in the empty tub...

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<![CDATA[6-Ton Potato Spotted on NY's Hudson River]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:10:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/potato+hudson.jpg
If you happened to see a giant potato being hauled on a barge on the Hudson River Wednesday, your eyes were not deceiving you. The 6-ton spud, resting atop a tractor-trailer on a barge pulled by a tugboat, has...

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<![CDATA[Mailman Caught Dumping Mail in Trash]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:21:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/MailDump0816_MP4_1200x675_745395779786.jpg
A Florida postal worker was caught on camera tossing hundreds of pieces of mail into a dumpster. WBBH reports.]]>
<![CDATA[The 'Poopening': Roomba Spreads Feces All Over Home]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 08:56:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Jesse+Newton+Roomba+Poop.jpg
Oh the horror. That’s how one man described the events that unfolded when his Roomba ran over dog poop, spreading a 25-foot trail of feces throughout his house.In a Facebook post, Jesse Newton said his...

Photo Credit: Jesse Newton
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<![CDATA[Creepy Clown Terrorizes Wisconsin Residents]]> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 19:59:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_creepyclown0804_1920x10801.jpg
Residents in Green Bay, Wisconsin are on edge after several sightings of a person dressed like a clown in the middle of the night.

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<![CDATA[Police Go on the Road With 'UFO']]> Fri, 05 Aug 2016 07:06:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/belfast.jpg
A "UFO" got a police escort last week when it roamed the streets of Ireland, but the rolling saucer wasn’t from outer space. It was made right here on earth.53-year-old Ali Kemal Ali told the Belfast Telegraph...

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<![CDATA[Puppy Swallows Rubber Duckies]]> Tue, 02 Aug 2016 06:49:59 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_duckdog0729_1920x1080.jpg
An Oklahoma puppy undergoes emergency surgery after swallowing several rubber duckies. [warning: graphic footage]

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<![CDATA[Dog Recovering After Swallowing Rubber Duckies]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:21:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dogswallowsduckies.jpg
Jade's owners took her to the vet after she started throwing up and wouldn't get better. It didn't take long for doctors to figure out the problem. Jade had swallowed three rubber duckies.

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<![CDATA[Video Shows Officer Trying to Pull Over 2 Cows]]> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 06:40:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/218*120/vlcsnap-2016-07-29-15h43m31s162.jpg
A police officer in Windham, Maine, attempted to "pull over" two cows after they were reportedly menacing cars on Thursday afternoon.In a video the police department posted on its Facebook page, Officer Ernest...

Photo Credit: Windham Police]]>
<![CDATA[Police Find Package of Marijuana ]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:33:46 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Cheltenham+Police+Marijuana.PNG
Police in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, are looking for the owner of a package of marijuana mistakenly left at the wrong resident’s home.Earlier this week, a resident called the police department...

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<![CDATA['Pokemon Go' Player Stuck in Tree]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 06:46:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Pokemon+go+tree+cemetery+east+greenwich+firefighter.jpg
First responders came to the rescue of a young woman who got stuck up a tree playing "Pokemon Go" inside a New Jersey cemetery Tuesday night. East Greenwich Township Fire and Rescue posted a safety message about...

Photo Credit: East Greenwich Twp. Fire and Police]]>
<![CDATA[Ducks Dumped, Rescued From New Jersey Mall]]> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 08:04:05 -0700
New Jersey state wildlife officials said they were looking to find homes for 92 ducks who were dumped at a mall in Secaucus.]]>
<![CDATA[Deputies Free Bear Inexplicably Stuck in Car]]> Thu, 14 Jul 2016 04:29:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/bear-ezgif-2217839850.gif
A black bear found stuck inside a car near Denver left sheriff's deputies scratching their heads this week — it's not clear how the wild animal managed to get inside. None of the car's windows were broken and...

Photo Credit: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office
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<![CDATA[Missing Google Street View, Faroe Islands Get 'Sheep View']]> Tue, 12 Jul 2016 19:32:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/faroe-islands-sheep-view.jpg
If you were to take a tour of Europe's tiny, rocky Faroe Islands in Google Street View, you might see a lot of sheep. But you can't take a tour of the Faroe Islands in Google Street View, unlike much of the rest...

Photo Credit: Courtesy Visit Faroe Islands
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<![CDATA[Mystery Explosions Baffle Alhambra, Caltech Seismologist]]> Wed, 06 Jul 2016 17:42:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/218*120/7-6-16-Alhambra.jpg
Susan Saunders began hearing the explosions at random times and random hours day and night in February at her Alhambra home. The first one came at 3 in the morning.

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<![CDATA[Police Pursue Go-Kart on East Bay Freeway]]> Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:15:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/0629-2016-GoKartChase.jpg
A go-kart was recently spotted racing down an East Bay freeway and being pursued by police.

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<![CDATA[Mayflies Swarm Ill. Bridge]]> Mon, 27 Jun 2016 16:25:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Mayfliest.png
Thousands of mayflies have taken over a bridge in central Illinois, creating a traffic nightmare for commuters trying to make their way across the city. The Havana Police Department warned drivers of a...

Photo Credit: Havana Police Department
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<![CDATA[Llama Enjoys Leaf Blower's Breeze at Houston Zoo]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:52:42 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/llama-breeze.jpg
Fiesta the llama enjoys the breeze when zookeepers at the Houston Children's Zoo use a leaf blower to clean to clean stalls.]]>
<![CDATA[Arrest After Distressed Emu Spotted]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:32:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/burned+emu.jpg
A man was arrested Monday evening in Campo, California, after discharging a shotgun when an animal control officer responded to an emu in distress outside his home, sheriff’s officials said.

Photo Credit: San Diego County Animal Services]]>
<![CDATA[Cadillac Driver Plunges Into Long Beach Lagoon]]> Wed, 15 Jun 2016 14:10:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/160615-cadillac-into-colorado-lagoon-long-beach-1.jpg
A Cadillac driver went off road and plunged into a Long Beach lagoon in the early morning hours Wednesday, but the driver and passenger escaped with only minor injuries, police said.

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<![CDATA[Caution: Alligator Crossing]]> Tue, 07 Jun 2016 08:59:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/060616+gator+in+crosswalk.jpg
An alligator was caught on camera using a crosswalk in Flagler County, in northern Florida, Monday morning.According to the Flagler County Sheriff's Office, the gator was spotted in the bushes near the...

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<![CDATA[Great Dane Rescue]]> Fri, 03 Jun 2016 12:26:17 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Dog+rescue+in+Middletown+1200.jpg
Firefighters come to the rescue on a daily basis, but the rescue of a dog in Middletown, Conn., was out of the ordinary.Firefighters responded to Hendley Street around 7:30 a.m. Friday after a resident spotted

Photo Credit: Middletown Fire Department]]>
<![CDATA[Ice Cream Truck as Prom Ride ]]> Wed, 01 Jun 2016 18:15:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/b87c89b5-f944-4ea3-89ac-23575cb10170.jpg
One Connecticut teen had a "chill" ride to his prom this year. A Bristol teen shocked classmates when he showed up to the senior prom in an ice cream truck. Zack Nichparenko said he wanted to take a...

Photo Credit: Zackery Nichparenko
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<![CDATA[Flintstones Car Parked Illegally]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 18:06:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/052616+key+west+flintstones+car.jpg
Authorities in Key West spent Thursday trying to meet the Flintstones, or at least the owner of an illegally parked car that looks like the modern Stone Age family's.City officials said they found the vintage...

Photo Credit: City of Key West
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