<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Weird News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/weird http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Mon, 06 Jul 2015 02:36:42 -0700 Mon, 06 Jul 2015 02:36:42 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[SoCal Weird News]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:25:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hammock+bear+2.jpg
Enjoy images of LA's most memorable weird moments.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Rafael Torres]]>
<![CDATA[Boozy Bud Light Mess on 91 Freeway]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:15:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150629-91-freeway-bud-light-spill.jpg
Hundreds of 24 ounce Bud Light can spilled out of a semi-truck when it overturned on the 91 Freeway in Riverside Monday, June 29, 2015.]]>
<![CDATA[Hundreds of Bud Light Cans Spill Onto Freeway]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:20:38 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*213/6-29-15+Bud+Light+91+Freeway+Crash+2.jpg
It was a boozy mess Monday morning when a semi-truck hauling Bud Light cans overturned on the 91 Freeway in Riverside.

Photo Credit: Courtesy: Caltrans]]>
<![CDATA["Ghost Wheel" Bounces Through Restaurant Window]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:06:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Raw_Video_Tire_Bounces_Into_Restaurant_1200x675_473515587685.jpg
Customers scrambled for cover and an employee climbed onto a table Sunday to avoid a fast-moving tire that bounced through the window of an Orange County restaurant.

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Move Over Vanilla, Burger Chain Adds Bug-Flavored Shake]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 06:12:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/shakes1.jpg
What began as a burger chain's April Fools Day trick might soon be a mainstay on the menu. Cricket milkshake, anyone?]]>
<![CDATA[Man Wins $500K After Phone Records Doctors Mocking Him]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 03:30:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-117009763.jpg
A Vienna, Virginia, man was awarded $500,000 in court after suing doctors he recorded mocking and insulting him while he was under anesthesia during a 2013 colonoscopy.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Man Sues, Says His Beer Had a Dead Rat Inside]]> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:32:01 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/steel-reserve-beer.jpg
A North Texas man has filed a lawsuit against MillerCoors and 7-Eleven, saying he drank a beer that had "a dead rat marinating in it."

Photo Credit: Steel Brewing Co.
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<![CDATA[DUI Suspect Offers Cop Lotto Number]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:19:35 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/middletown+police+cruiser.jpg
A man arrested on drunken driving charges in Middletown told police he was a Connecticut Lottery employee and offered the police officer winning lottery numbers to drop the charges, police said.]]>
<![CDATA["Get Out of My House!" Woman Shrieks at Lone Raccoon]]> Tue, 23 Jun 2015 17:26:56 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/212*120/6-23-15-Simi+Valley+Raccoon.JPG
A lone raccoon won't soon be forgotten by a woman whose screams of panic can be heard in a caught-on-camera ordeal that unfolded at her Southern California home.

Photo Credit: OnScene]]>
<![CDATA["Adorable" New Octopus Discovered]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:13:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*129/20150618_111418_SJM-OCTOPUS-0619-01_300.jpg
A researcher at the Monterey Bay Aquarium is deciding what to name a tiny new species octopus she has discovered. "I thought that since this animal is so adorable, I should name it adorabilis," Stephanie Bush...

Photo Credit: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute]]>
<![CDATA[Over 60 Surfers Ride Massive Board Into Record Books]]> Sun, 21 Jun 2015 00:41:05 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Huntington-Beach-Biggest-Surfboard-Record-.jpg
Surf City USA laid claim to another bit of surfing legend Saturday as a group of surfers banded together to break a world record.

Photo Credit: Larry Tenney (Instagram: @ltenney1)]]>
<![CDATA[Murder Medley: Canned Food Allegedly Used in Killing]]> Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:32:43 -0700 Hub 51. Bring in a canned food item and receive a domestic can of beer for a measly buck.]]> Hub 51. Bring in a canned food item and receive a domestic can of beer for a measly buck.]]> http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*240/canned-food1.jpg
A woman allegedly used canned food to bludgeon her boyfriend to death in Southern California on Tuesday and was charged with his murder two days later.

Photo Credit: clipart.com]]>
<![CDATA[Raccoon Rides Alligator in Florida]]> Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:38:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/raccoon+gator+061415.jpg
A Florida man snapped an "Only in Florida" picture: a raccoon riding on top of an alligator.

Photo Credit: Richard Jones via WFTV]]>
<![CDATA[Cicadas Swarm Reporter Standing on Top of Tank]]> Thu, 11 Jun 2015 06:40:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CIcada_KSNT.jpg
A Kansas reporter tries to report on top of a tank when swarming cicadas interrupt her.]]>
<![CDATA[Peeping Tom Dressed as Woman]]> Wed, 10 Jun 2015 05:55:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/060915_walmart.jpg
Police say a man dressed in women's clothing is accused of using a mirror to try to see into a women's restroom stall inside a Wal-Mart store in Virginia.

Photo Credit: Prince William County Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Cop Impersonator Arrested in Ventura]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 06:52:44 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150607-police-impersonator-ventura.jpg
A cop impersonator armed with a gun was arrested after police officers spotted him dressed in full uniform next to a fake squad car in a Ventura parking lot Sunday, police said.

Photo Credit: Ventura Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Del Taco Customer Pepper Sprays Employees]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 12:24:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150608-del-taco-pepper-spray-attack.jpg
A woman pepper sprayed a Del Taco restaurant manager and other customers over a dispute about a burrito, witnesses and employees at the Ontario restaurant said.

Photo Credit: KNBC]]>
<![CDATA[Bison Escape Take Over NY Freeway]]> Sat, 06 Jun 2015 19:44:48 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ULSTER+COUNTY+BISON_6.jpg
Four bison escaped from a farm Upstate and took to the New York State Thruway on Saturday to evade their owner and police.
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<![CDATA[Dog Swallows Pacifiers & Lives]]> Fri, 05 Jun 2015 08:55:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/dog+swallows+pacifier.jpg
After swallowing not one, but three pacifiers, a 6-year-old British bulldog named Elvis was able to make a full recovery. Owner Lisa Marie Cainas rushed Elvis to the Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center...

Photo Credit: Photo courtesy of Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center (VSEC) of Levittown, Pa.
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<![CDATA[Man Dances on Patrol Car: Officials]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 10:00:20 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/060415+man+dances+on+patrol+car.jpg
A southwest Florida man, who claimed to fear vampires, was arrested earlier this year after a bizarre incident in which he danced on top of a patrol car before summoning the fictional Sheriff of Nottingham...

Photo Credit: Lee County Sheriff's Office
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<![CDATA[Miniature Horse Stolen From Rural SoCal Town]]> Tue, 02 Jun 2015 07:13:28 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/knbc-mini-horse-runner-phelan.jpg
Rural crime investigators say thieves stole a miniature horse from a San Bernardino County town and were asking for the public's help Monday in identifying someone seen speeding away in a pickup truck at...

Photo Credit: San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department]]>
<![CDATA[Artist Covers Fla. Home in Aluminum Foil]]> Tue, 02 Jun 2015 09:41:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/NC_foilhouse0601001_700x394.jpg
An artist in Florida decided to take his art-making out of the garage and onto light of day. Piotr Janowski covered his home — including lamps, the mail box and electric meters — in aluminum foil because he said...]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Woman Rescued From LA School Chimney]]> Sun, 31 May 2015 15:32:43 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/chimneyrescue.jpg
Firefighters rescued a woman stuck in the chimney of a Los Angeles school Saturday, fire officials said.

Photo Credit: KNBC]]>
<![CDATA[Bacon Arrested in Sausage Fight]]> Fri, 29 May 2015 13:34:45 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Sausage-generic.jpg
A New Jersey man whose last name is Bacon, ironically, was arrested after a dispute over sausage, according to police.
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<![CDATA[Man in Fla. Reels in 552-Pound Fish]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 08:24:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/052715+massive+grouper+chew+on+this+tv.jpg
A video showing a southwest Florida man reeling in a massive Goliath Grouper from a small Kayak is making headlines nationwide. As reported by NBC affiliate WBBH, Jon Black of the Crazy Lure Tackle shop in Cape...

Photo Credit: Chewonthis.tv]]>
<![CDATA[No Bull: Bovine Corralled Off SoCal Freeway]]> Sat, 16 May 2015 23:43:51 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150516-bull-15-freeway-saturday-may-16.jpg
An escaped bull charged onto a Southern California freeway Saturday, stalling afternoon traffic and evading capture for more than an hour before being lassoed by its owner, police say.

Photo Credit: Shanna Sloan/KNBC]]>
<![CDATA[Escaped Bull Charges Onto 15 Fwy]]> Sat, 16 May 2015 22:01:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/150516-bull-15-freeway-3.jpg
An escaped bull wandered onto the 15 Freeway, bringing traffic to a halt near Victorville until its owner corralled it on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

Photo Credit: Shanna Sloan/KNBC]]>