<![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 Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:31:11 -0800 Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:31:11 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![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.

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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.

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<![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.

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<![CDATA[First Cat Cafe Opens in Oakland]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 08:08:43 -0800 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 17:29:47 -0800 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 04:46:57 -0800 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 60-foot-wide...

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<![CDATA[PHOTO: Snakes on Subway Train]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 04:43:15 -0800 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 snakes.

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<![CDATA[Strange Metal Object Falls From Sky]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:00:24 -0800 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 09:05:17 -0800 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 08:03:10 -0800 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 04:44:44 -0800 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 12:15:08 -0800 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: Man Busted With 41 Pounds of Pot]]> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 06:51:25 -0800 Read the full story here.]]> Read the full story here.]]> http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Trunk-Pot-Bay.jpg
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