Weird News | NBC Southern California

Weird News

Saturday, Jun 30, 2018 at 07:12 PM PDT

Guards Wait for Inmate to Pass Diamond Earrings He Swallowed

Guards Wait for Inmate to Pass Diamond Earrings He Swallowed

Guards at a Florida jail are taking on an unusual duty. They're monitoring the bathroom habits of an inmate charged with stealing and swallowing diamond earrings. Leesburg Police say Ryan Penman and his...

Friday, Jun 29, 2018 at 04:11 PM PDT

Bear Takes a Dip in a Monrovia Backyard Pond

Bear Takes a Dip in a Monrovia Backyard Pond

One bear was spotted playing and enjoying the summer weather in a Monrovia backyard Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018 at 11:16 AM PDT

The Party You've 'Goat' to Go to: Meet Baby Goats

The Party You've 'Goat' to Go to: Meet Baby Goats

Come meet the baby goats that will be throughout Orange County this summer. The Goat Party will be held at the Anaheim Fire Station, Saturday, June 30 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, Jun 24, 2018 at 01:53 AM PDT

Zsa Zsa, the English Bulldog, Wins World's Ugliest Dog Title

Zsa Zsa, the English Bulldog, Wins World's Ugliest Dog Title

A 9-year-old English bulldog was named the winner of the 2018 World's Ugliest Dog contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. Zsa Zsa won the title Saturday night at the Sonoma-Marin Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in...

Monday, Jun 25, 2018 at 07:23 AM PDT

Running Late, Man Paddleboards Across Hudson River in Suit

Running Late, Man Paddleboards Across Hudson River in Suit

Sure, it's common in New York City to see men in suits commuting on the subway or in taxis -- but on a paddleboard across the Hudson River? That may be a first. Eunice Rivers was taking the ferry to work in...

Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 06:09 PM PDT

Flight Attendant Pleads Guilty to Turtle-Smuggling Attempt

Flight Attendant Pleads Guilty to Turtle-Smuggling Attempt

A flight attendant for a Chinese airline pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to smuggle two-dozen spotted and box turtles in a carry-on bag from Los Angeles to China.

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 08:18 PM PDT

Making a Second Hollywood Sign Would Be 'Problematic'

Making a Second Hollywood Sign Would Be 'Problematic'

Many of the recommendations made by an outside firm on improving safety and traffic near the Hollywood Sign were deemed feasible in a report examined by a Los Angeles City Council committee Tuesday, but...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 03:03 AM PDT

Mexico's World Cup Quake Doesn't Shake Out: Seismologists

Mexico's World Cup Quake Doesn't Shake Out: Seismologists

Mexico's National Seismological Service says there was seismic activity around the country's capital Sunday, but it wasn't linked to soccer fans celebrating their country's game-winning goal vs. Germany at...

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2018 at 02:13 AM PDT

Man Pleads Guilty After Trying to Smuggle Live Coral in Pringles Cans

Man Pleads Guilty After Trying to Smuggle Live Coral in Pringles Cans

A Garden Grove man pleaded guilty Monday to attempting to smuggle federally protected live corals by packing them into Pringles potato chip canisters and hiding them in his mother's luggage for transport to...

Monday, Jun 18, 2018 at 01:28 PM PDT

Rabid Bat Found in Anaheim

Rabid Bat Found in Anaheim

A rabid bat was found last week in Anaheim, prompting Orange County Health Care Agency officials to warn the public and request that anyone who may have come in contact with it to call the agency.

Photos & Videos

Upload your photos & videos »

What's New
Car Chases
Car Chases
SoCal pursuits coverage. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out