<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Weird News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/weird http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.com en-us Thu, 30 Jul 2015 05:27:09 -0500 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 05:27:09 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Sanders' Candidacy Inspires Merch]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:15:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/vlcsnap-2015-07-21-19h30m41s117.png
Support for Vermont’s presidential hopeful is showing up from some of the state’s independent businesspeople

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<![CDATA[Man Leaves Car Curbside, Boards Flight Without Ticket]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:54:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfw-board-no-ticket.jpg
The Transportation Security Administration is investigating how a man slipped past security and boarded a passenger plane without a ticket at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Sunday night.

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<![CDATA[Car Crashes into Cow on U.S. Highway 75 in Melissa]]> Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:44:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/car-v-cow.jpg
A man says it was too late to stop by the time he saw a cow lying on U.S. 75 in Melissa Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Personal Trainer On Phone When Fatally Struck: Police]]> Sat, 25 Jul 2015 22:28:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Michele_Albanese_Credit_Lauren.jpg
Dallas police say a woman was struck by a car as she crossed an intersection while talking on her cell phone.

Photo Credit: Lauren Albanese
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<![CDATA[Tooth-Shaped Balloon Mascot Gets Loose, Flies Away]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 19:13:19 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/mickey+balloon+2.JPG
A Chicago-area dental practice is asking for help finding a loose tooth.

Photo Credit: All Smiles Dental
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<![CDATA[Alligator Taken Into Police Custody on NYC Street Dies]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:11:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/alligator+manhattan.jpg
A 3-foot alligator NYPD officers took into custody after they spotted it walking across a Manhattan street has died, authorities say.

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<![CDATA[Flying Bugs Appear as Storm on TX Weather Radar]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 08:00:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/217*120/bug+radar+tx.JPG
Rangers at a state park near the Texas panhandle say flying insects caused a weather radar to light up as if there was a large storm Wednesday.

Photo Credit: National Weather Service
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<![CDATA['Drunk' Squirrel Damages English Club]]> Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:30:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-469038412SQUIRREL72315.jpg
A “drunk” squirrel has caused hundreds of pounds of damage at a private members’ club in England, according to the club’s secretary. Sam Boulter, 62, said that the originally thought that someone had broken into...

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<![CDATA[Bombshell Discovery: Bazooka Shell Found in Storm Drain]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 10:16:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/072115+bazooka+shell+found+in+Fairfax+County.jpg
A Fairfax County, Virginia, worker inspecting a drain made an unusual discovery in a residential neighborhood Tuesday morning -- a round of bazooka ammunition possibly dating back to the Korean War era.

Photo Credit: Fairfax County Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Chipotle Anti-Fast Lasts 153 Days and Counting]]> Wed, 22 Jul 2015 07:50:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/536073195.jpg
You know you've got a taste for something when you eat it every day for 100-plus days. Two men have something odd in common -- they started eating Chipotle every day for months and have taken to social media to...

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<![CDATA[Foal Born with Patch That Looks Like Its Own Shadow]]> Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:03:32 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Horse+11+AP774176329487_14.jpg
A chestnut foal born in May in England has been gaining a lot of attention around the Internet for his peculiar, self referential birthmark. The young horse, named Da Vinci or Vinny for short, appears to...

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<![CDATA[Wedding Whopper: Joel Burger, Ashley King Tie the Knot]]> Sun, 19 Jul 2015 03:54:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/071915-burger-king-wedding-illinois.jpg
Couples will tell you that every wedding is special in its own way — and that's certainly true for Joel Burger and Ashley King, who married Friday afternoon in Illinois for better or for worse, for richer or for...

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<![CDATA[Doc Accused of Dirt Treatment]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 17:11:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/N11P+FAKE+CANCER+DOCTOR+VO+-+00000411.jpg
A northern California man was arrested on suspicion of practicing medicine unlawfully after authorities say he treated a woman in late stage cancer with a “baggie of dirt.” The Ventura County Interagency...

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<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Japanese Hotel Replaces Staff With Robots]]> Fri, 17 Jul 2015 08:51:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/robot-GettyImages-480744956_master.jpg
The Henna Hotel, scheduled to open on July 17, features multi-lingual humanoid robots that greet visitors while other robots serve coffee and do the cleaning, as well as room doors that are opened by...

Photo Credit: WireImage]]>
<![CDATA[Man, Nephew Win Meth Lab in Auction ]]> Mon, 13 Jul 2015 08:20:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2015-07-12+at+10.20.27+AM.png
A man and his nephew in California got a little more than they expected when they won an auction for an abandoned storage unit. At Cubesmart in Rancho Cordova, units are auctioned when renters default on...]]>
<![CDATA[40 Hot Air Balloons Fill AT&T Stadium]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2015 21:45:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cms649.jpg
A world record attempt filled AT&T Stadium in Arlington with 40 hot air balloons Saturday.

Photo Credit: Andrew Brown]]>
<![CDATA[A Special Birthday for Two Friends at Dallas Zoo]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2015 18:23:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dallas_Zoo_Birthday.jpg
A Cheetah at the Dallas Zoo celebrated his second birthday with a special friend.

Photo Credit: Dallas Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Doctor Removes More Than 70 Non-Food Items From Dog's Stomach]]> Sat, 11 Jul 2015 16:15:00 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dog+stomach+contents.jpg
Something tells us one lucky dog is about to go on a diet. Tiki, an 8-year-old black Labrador, visited the Good Shepherd Veterinary Hospital this week in Mars, Pennsylvania, a small town about 45 minutes north...

Photo Credit: Dr. Hisham Ibrahim]]>
<![CDATA[Man Finds This Object in His Skin]]> Sun, 12 Jul 2015 07:42:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/219*120/fish+fin+leg+skier.jpg
Pat Schottler didn’t think much about a large bruise on his leg and five puncture wounds after a day of water skiing, but during a visit to the doctor a few days later, things took an unusual turn.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: U.S. Robot Company to Japan Company: Let's Duel]]> Thu, 09 Jul 2015 09:34:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2015-07-08-at-9.46.41-PM.jpg
A U.S.-based robotics company has thrown down the metallic gauntlet and goaded a Japanese competitor into a heavy metal battle mechanical proportions. "Suidobashi, we have a giant robot, you have a giant robot.
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<![CDATA[WATCH: 4-Foot Alligator Caught in New Jersey River]]> Wed, 08 Jul 2015 17:46:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Gator-Caught-NJ-0708.jpg
Authorities captured an alligator in a New Jersey river after a fisherman and police both spotted one of the reptiles floating in the Passaic River on Wednesday. Elmwood Park Police Chief Mike Foligno said...]]>
<![CDATA[Feral Cat Attacks NY Town Residents]]> Wed, 08 Jul 2015 11:18:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/feral+cat+orangetown.jpg
A sickly feral cat has been terrorizing a suburban New York town, attacking unsuspecting residents and small pets, authorities and neighbors say. Police in Orangetown say a black cat has been on the attack...

Photo Credit: Joe Soldano]]>
<![CDATA[Naked Woman Thrown Out of NJ Wawa]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:50:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Delran+Naked+Woman+Wawa.jpg
The work week after the long holiday weekend began in a strange way for some people stopping by a South Jersey Wawa Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Texas-Shaped Pool Seeks Texas-Sized Honor]]> Mon, 06 Jul 2015 08:19:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*134/PlanoTexasPool.jpg
A move is under way to make a Texas-shaped swimming pool in the Dallas suburb of Plano a state historical landmark.

Photo Credit: The Dallas Morning News]]>
<![CDATA[Move Over Vanilla, Burger Chain Adds Bug-Flavored Shake]]> Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:12:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.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[Texans Perpetually Plugged In]]> Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:18:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/smart+phone+generic+.jpg
If you look to your left and to your right, there's a good chance someone is using their smartphone to text, email or play Candy Crush.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Wins $500K After Phone Records Doctors Mocking Him]]> Thu, 25 Jun 2015 05:30:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.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.

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<![CDATA[Man Sues, Says His Beer Had a Dead Rat Inside]]> Wed, 24 Jun 2015 12:32:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.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."

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