<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Weird News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/weird http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.comen-usTue, 24 Jan 2017 05:22:28 -0600Tue, 24 Jan 2017 05:22:28 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Thief Hides Guitar in Pants: FWPD]]> Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:56:15 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/guitar-thief-fort-worth.jpg
Fort Worth police say a man walked out of a music store with a guitar hidden in his pants.

Photo Credit: FWPD/YouTube
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<![CDATA[Wyoming School Says No Guns for Grizzly Bears]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 05:18:41 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_devosbears0119_1500x845.jpg
Grizzly bears near Wyoming schools got national attention after Donald Trump's education secretary nominee mentioned them in a Senate hearing this week. Betsy DeVos suggested teachers in Wapiti, Wyoming,...]]>
<![CDATA[Goat Wanders TX Highway with Feed Bag Stuck on Head]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:13:36 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/goat+feed+bag.jpg
Kerrie Brinkman White and her daughter, Kailie, helped free a goat that was wandering on Highway 152 with a feed bag over its head near Pampa, Texas.

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<![CDATA[Community Embraces Goat Neighbors]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 19:31:57 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_goats0109_1920x1080.jpg
A large herd of goats has become a popular fixture in one Florida community. Neighbors have been visiting and feeding the goats for years, but many had no idea how the animals ended up there.

Photo Credit: WJHG-TV]]>
<![CDATA[New York Subway Riders Ditch Pants]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 10:59:33 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NO+PANTS+THUMB.jpg
New York Subway riders were in full winter attire except for their pants as part of the annual 'No Pants Subway Ride.']]>
<![CDATA[Surfing on Lake Michigan in Winter]]> Fri, 06 Jan 2017 17:43:35 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SURFER_CHICAGO_THUMB.jpg
Hear from a group of surfers who ventured out to surf on Lake Michigan in the middle of winter.]]>
<![CDATA[Auto Dealer Commercial Bloopers Go Viral ]]> Fri, 06 Jan 2017 12:47:17 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/215*120/WhiteBearMitsubishi.png
A blooper posted on an auto dealer's Facebook page may prove to be the better marketing strategy, after White Bear Mitsubishi's outtakes reel gathered millions of views in just two weeks.]]>
<![CDATA[Mandy Moore Shower Mosaic ]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:12:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-629176044.jpg
A mural of Mandy Moore was said to be found inside an apartment shower in Queens — a piece of art that inspired the singer and actress to respond on Twitter. Roommates apparently discovered the life-sized...

Photo Credit: Getty Images, File
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<![CDATA[Llama Runs Free on Roads Near Athens, Georgia]]> Wed, 04 Jan 2017 16:27:27 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/llama-loose-athens-georgia.jpg
A llama was on the lam in Georgia for a little while Wednesday afternoon, bringing out sheriff's deputies and, according to two witnesses, slowing traffic as onlookers gawked. The woolly scofflaw was seen...

Photo Credit: Oconee County Georgia Sheriff's Office / Twitter user @definatley
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<![CDATA[Utah Woman Says Plane Dropped Feces on Her Home ]]> Wed, 04 Jan 2017 14:01:57 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_planewaste0104_1920x1080.jpg
A Salt Lake City woman says a commercial plane dropped human waste on her car and home, and it isn't the first time this has happened. "At first I thought, 'Wow, some bird really took a dump on my car!"...]]>
<![CDATA[Virginia Woman Finds Anaconda in Apartment Toilet]]> Wed, 04 Jan 2017 18:37:56 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/blue_peacock_background.jpg
A woman called Animal Control last week after she found a snake in a toilet in an Arlington County apartment. To repeat: She. Found. A. Snake. In. A. Toilet.An animal control officer was able to safely remove...

Photo Credit: Animal Welfare League of Arlington
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<![CDATA[Roads In Canada Turn Into Ice Rinks]]> Fri, 30 Dec 2016 13:21:23 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-12-29-13h35m11s220.jpg
Parts of Canada have seen so much ice building up on the roads that residents have been putting on their skates. Laura Spink posted a video from Peterborough on Monday showing an adept skater moving around with...

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<![CDATA[Watch: Coyote Swipes Shoe from Front Porch]]> Wed, 04 Jan 2017 14:01:14 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/frisco-coyote-anitha.jpg
An NBC 5 viewer in Frisco shared surveillance footage showing a coyote stealing a shoe from her front porch.

Photo Credit: Anitha Srinivas]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Coyote Swipes Shoe from Front Porch]]> Thu, 29 Dec 2016 07:25:03 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Coyote-Steals-Shoe-Web_1200x675_843403843559.jpg
An NBC 5 viewer in Frisco shared surveillance footage showing a coyote stealing a shoe from her front porch.]]>
<![CDATA[On Camera: Florida Road Rage Slap]]> Thu, 29 Dec 2016 05:56:19 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/florida-road-rage.jpg
A Florida woman got more than a burger when she pulled into a fast food restaurant in October.]]>
<![CDATA[The Crazy Year in Politics (Besides Trump and Clinton)]]> Wed, 28 Dec 2016 12:23:17 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/2016-crazy-year-in-politics.jpg
It's a tradition for NBC News to sum up the oddest, silliest and most head-scratching political moments of the year, but this year was a strange one. Even if the social media fodder from the deeply divisive...

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<![CDATA[T-Rex Caught on Camera Snow Plowing]]> Tue, 27 Dec 2016 17:54:04 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/T-Rex_Caught_on_Camera_Snowplowing_1200x675_842247747550.jpg
Video captured a Tyrannosaurus Rex (or at least someone dressed as a T-Rex) snowplowing in Bismarck, North Dakota during a Christmas blizzard. The prehistoric dinosaur provided some laughs for neighbors.

Photo Credit: Samantha Walz]]>
<![CDATA[You Can't Expense That Llama: 2016's Wackiest Claims]]> Mon, 26 Dec 2016 05:15:19 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/145441415-llama-generic.jpg
A llama brought in for a photo shoot may just be the zaniest expense request of 2016, according to a survey of more than 430 business travelers, NBC News reports.A $28,000 bottle-service tab, a blow-up...

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Tennessee Boy, 12, Swallows Snowman]]> Fri, 23 Dec 2016 08:01:59 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Tennessee-Snowman-xray.jpg
The Christmas spirit was shining bright inside an East Tennessee boy after he accidentally swallowed a snowman.]]>
<![CDATA[Man with Santa Mask Robs Bank]]> Tue, 27 Dec 2016 09:04:13 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-12-22-13h55m56s174.jpg
Police in Memphis, Tennessee are looking for a bank robbery suspect that may look familiar. The robber was dressed as Santa Claus, but he is clearly not the real Kris Kringle. The man handed out candy...

Photo Credit: Memphis Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Taking Twinkies to New Heights]]> Thu, 22 Dec 2016 09:09:48 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/deep-fried-banana-twinkies.jpg
Hostess is introducing deep-fried banana Twinkies - which are filled with banana creme with graham cracker breading.]]>
<![CDATA[Rat Hops Down Up NYC Escalator]]> Tue, 20 Dec 2016 12:18:08 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-141167926-rat-generic.jpg
Rats taking on giant dinner rolls and slices of pizza in the subway have become fodder for viral memes this year, but no New York City rodent has attempted such a feat as one undertaken at the height of Monday's...

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<![CDATA[Watch: Workers Throw Sex Toys to Chase Off Gunman]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 14:35:41 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/202*120/12-16-2016-sex-toy-robbery-1.JPG
An armed man who entered an adult-themed store Wednesday and demanded cash was chased off by two employees who lobbed sex toys at him in a bizarre confrontation that was caught on camera.The man can be...

Photo Credit: KNBC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Bear Gets Dental Work]]> Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:54:00 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-12-16-13h50m56s1.jpg
Veterinarians at the Palm Beach Zoo in Florida performed an unique procedure. They repaired a cracked tooth on Clark, a 400 pound black bear at the zoo. Doctors say the bad tooth was creating a very painful...

Photo Credit: Palm Beach Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Chaos in the Grocery Store Checkout Line]]> Thu, 15 Dec 2016 12:24:14 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_kroger1214_1920x1080.jpg
Newly released security camera footage shows an argument over coupons erupt into a violent confrontation inside a Kroger grocery store check-out line.

Photo Credit: WMC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Cops Corral Runaway Donkeys]]> Thu, 15 Dec 2016 05:10:53 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/186*120/Mount+Laruel+Donkey+Chase.JPG
Police in South Jersey came to the rescue after four "unruly donkeys" escaped from an enclosure and from responding officers. The Mount Laurel Police Department posted video to Facebook that shows part of...

Photo Credit: Mount Laurel Police Department
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<![CDATA[Bear Moves Into Man's Home]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:40:37 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Bear_Moves_Into_Mans_Home_1200x675_827334211898.jpg
An unwelcome guest made himself at home, underneath a home in Bakersfield, California. A bear made his own little "Man Cave" while making the person who lives upstairs nervous.

Photo Credit: KGET-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Texas v. Arkansas Queso Battle: And the Winner Is...]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 03:31:05 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/164*120/queso+dip.jpg
A heated Twitter war among U.S. senators from Texas and Arkansas boiled down to a blind taste test in the U.S. Capitol Wednesday.
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<![CDATA[Half-Marathoner Lost for 12 Hours]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:33:10 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/120516+marathon+runner+gets+lost.jpg
Melissa Kitcher had full intentions of completing her first half-marathon Sunday, but it's safe to say she pictured it ending a little bit differently. Kitcher went missing for nearly 12 hours after running off...

Photo Credit: SNN-TV]]>
<![CDATA[NYC Subway Rat vs. Dinner Roll]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:10:50 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dinner+roll+rat.jpg
This so-called Roll Mole is giving Pizza Rat a run for its money. A rat was recorded dragging a comically large dinner roll on the subway tracks on the Upper East Side last Thursday, another sign of the...

Photo Credit: Christian Waugh]]>
<![CDATA[Santa Claws: Beaver Picks Through Christmas Decor at Dollar Store]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 07:53:14 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/20161130+Beaver+Thumb.jpg
When it's time to decorate your dam, you have to hit the store.

Photo Credit: St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Werewolf, Gorilla And Santa All Caught on Trail Camera]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 06:42:09 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_trailcam1130_1920x1080.jpg
A Kansas police trail camera was set up after reports of mountain lion sightings and yielded some hilarious surprises.

Photo Credit: KSHB-TV]]>