<![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 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:59:14 -0500 Mon, 30 Mar 2015 04:59:14 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man Says He Released Pink Chickens to "Make People Smile"]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:58:44 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2015-03-27-at-8.39.49-PM1.jpg
Two chickens dyed pink were spotted roaming the Portland, Oregon, waterfront park on Thursday, leaving many wondering why were they pink and who let them loose. The mystery didn't last long.

Photo Credit: Multnomah County Animal Services
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<![CDATA[Pink Chickens Roam Portland]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:03:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2015-03-27-at-8.37.41-PM.jpg
Pink Chickens Roam Portland

Photo Credit: Multnomah County Animal Services]]>
<![CDATA[School Assistant Barricaded Student]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:27:24 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/lemon+grove+academy.JPG
An after-school assistant in California was arrested after some bizarre behavior, including barricading several students into a classroom, taking off her clothes and upending desks, according San Diego...

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<![CDATA[NYPD Looking for Owner of Cat That Wandered Into Precinct]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:32:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cat-Police-Precicnt-0324.jpg
Police in upper Manhattan are looking for the owner of a cat that turned itself in to an NYPD precinct late Monday night.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Driver Tied Cat to Hood of Car]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:12:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/214*120/NC_catoncar0324001.jpg
Ohio police search for driver spotted with cat tied to the hood of her vehicle.]]>
<![CDATA[Cow Defies Odds, Gives Birth to 4 Calves]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:43:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/quad-calves.jpg
A cow in Northeast Texas has apparently defied great odds and given birth to four calves that have been named Eeny, Meeny, Miny and Moo.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Couple Weds Around the World]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:16:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/wedding-world-kiss.jpg
Cheetah Platt and Rhiann Woodyard didn't want the average wedding, so they packed their bridal dress and suit and left on a world tour. They've held ceremonies at locations around the world -- in front...

Photo Credit: Courtesy Cheetah Platt]]>
<![CDATA[Sea Lion Pup Climbs on Surfboard]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 11:42:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sea+lion+surfer+1.jpg
Dan Murphy was surfing Southern California's Cardiff By-the-Sea when a wiggly little creature jumped on his board and crawled up his back. At first, the local resident thought he was being attacked.]]>
<![CDATA[Mobile App Delivers Waffle House to Your Door]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:10:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_wafflehouse0319001_1500x845.jpg
A new partnership with a mobile app allows customers to ship just about anything from Waffle House.]]>
<![CDATA[Couple Visits Every County in the U.S.]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:28:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_countytraveler0320_1500x8451.jpg
A Michigan couple returns home after visiting every county in the lower 48 states.

Photo Credit: WLUC]]>
<![CDATA[Cross-Country Cat Comes Home]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:13:41 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cross-country-cat-home.jpg
A cat is found two years later in California after he went missing is now reunited with his South Carolina owner.

Photo Credit: WYFF]]>
<![CDATA[Accidental Invite Elicits Real-Life Wedding Crasher]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 11:24:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/223*120/Capture5.PNG
A Washington man is set to travel to Philly after he accidentally received an invite to a stranger's bachelor party.]]>
<![CDATA[Two Sought in Illegal Dallas Butt Injections: PD]]> Thu, 19 Mar 2015 06:40:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/butt-injections031815.jpg
Police are searching for two women accused of providing illegal butt injections to clients at a Dallas salon.

Photo Credit: Dallas Police / NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Scammer Has a Change of Heart]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:09:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_scammer0318001_1500x845.jpg
Phone scammer takes pity on would-be victim after learning she's pregnant.

Photo Credit: KUSA]]>
<![CDATA[Dog's Home Debated: Aruba or Mass.]]> Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:13:23 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_dogcustody0317_1500x845.jpg
A Massachusetts couple claims they legally adopted a dog in Aruba while another family claims that the dog was taken away from them unwillingly.

Photo Credit: WJAR]]>
<![CDATA[Video Captures Man Driving Stolen Ambulance]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 05:13:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ambulance29.jpg
Video cameras aboard a stolen MedStar ambulance capture a suspect speeding for blocks through Fort Worth early Wednesday morning.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Meth Lab Discovered in Ind. Walmart Restroom]]> Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:32:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Walmart-Generic1.jpg
A restroom at a Walmart in eastern Indiana has been closed indefinitely after an employee discovered a working meth lab inside.]]>
<![CDATA[Handgun Handbag Pulled From Stores]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:08:26 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/handgun+handbag.jpg
New York-area fashion chain Easy Pickins has pulled a controversial purse, featuring a realistic 3-D imprint of a handgun

Photo Credit: NBC 4 New York]]>
<![CDATA[Employee Worked in Pee-Soaked Pants]]> Fri, 13 Mar 2015 08:29:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SodaBan.jpg
A Wendy’s restaurant employee in Southern California has filed a claim as a precursor to a lawsuit against the restaurant franchise, claiming her managers implemented a “no bathroom breaks” policy during...

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<![CDATA[Worker Hurt by Falling Ham]]> Wed, 11 Mar 2015 20:41:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Ham-Generic.jpg
A Pennsylvania man was hurt when a “pallet of ham” fell on top of him as he was working Wednesday night, officials said. The unidentified worker was working at Hatfield Quality Meats, a pork packing company in...]]>
<![CDATA[Dumpster Pups Raised in State Penitentiary]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:08:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_dumpsterpuppies0306001_1500x845.jpg
Puppies left for dead saved, raised by inmates at the South Dakota State Penitentiary.

Photo Credit: KDLT]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Hit by Car After Slippery Collision]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:13:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_womanhit0306001_1500x845.jpg
A high school student scrambles to escape an oncoming car on an icy Rhode Island street.]]>
<![CDATA[No Showgirls Allowed at Prom]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:10:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_showgirlprom0305001_1500x845.jpg
An Oregon high school junior will take his girlfriend to prom since his school won't allow him to take a married Las Vegas showgirl.

Photo Credit: KGW]]>
<![CDATA[Weird News Photos: Raccoon Gets Head Stuck in Tree]]> Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:42:17 -0500 knot in a tree. ]]> knot in a tree. ]]> http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Raccoon+Stuck+in+Tuckerton+Tree.jpg
Check out these weird news photos from around the world.

Photo Credit: Tuckerton Fire Department]]>
<![CDATA[Widow Reunited With Husband's WWII Dog Tags]]> Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:07:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_wwiidogtags0306001_1500x845.jpg
Indianapolis widow reunited with the dog tags her husband lost at Normandy on D-Day.

Photo Credit: WTHR]]>
<![CDATA[Widow Finds Husband's Grenade]]> Thu, 05 Mar 2015 05:23:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/030415+pembroke+pines+grenade.jpg
A widow who was cleaning out her husband's storage found a World War II-era grenade in Pembroke Pines, Fla., Wednesday. A bomb squad was called in and the grenade was secured and safely removed.

Photo Credit: Pembroke Pines Police]]>
<![CDATA[Naked Woman on Drugs Crashes Car]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:58:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/225*120/3-3-2015-NakedCrash.JPG
A naked woman allegedly high on drugs crashed her car and ended up on the front lawn of an apartment building in South Los Angeles. The woman hit several parked cars before driving across the sidewalk and...]]>
<![CDATA[Toy Company Unveils Girl Scout Cookie Oven]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:45:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gs-cookie-oven.jpg
Children will soon be able to make Girl Scout cookies at home.

Photo Credit: Wicked Cool Toys]]>
<![CDATA[Wooden Passenger Fools Carpool Lane]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 11:17:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Fake+passenger.JPG
A Long Island man allegedly used a wooden figure in a hooded sweatshirt to get away with driving solo in the Long Island Expressway's HOV lane, police said. A Suffolk County Highway Patrol officer noticed...

Photo Credit: Suffolk County Police Dept. ]]>
<![CDATA[What Color Is This Dress? No One Can Agree]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 13:44:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/the-dress-B-1l26HXAAEJ48-.jpg
Is this dress blue and black… or gold and white? The debate is raging, and no one seems to agree.

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<![CDATA[Woman Had Cheating Ex Robbed]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:59:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/022515+sarah+matherly.jpg
A South Florida woman was arrested after authorities say she arranged to have her cheating ex-boyfriend robbed at gunpoint. Sarah Nicole Matherly, 22, is facing robbery with a firearm and extortion charges...

Photo Credit: Broward Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Nightmare Fuel: Stolen Clown Statue Found]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:00:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_clownfound0219001_1500x845.jpg
A missing life-sized, ceramic clown recovered in the home of a convicted sex offender.

Photo Credit: KSN]]>
<![CDATA[Severed Heads Found Littered in California Park]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:18:17 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_decapitatedanimals0220001_1500x845.jpg
Severed animal heads stuffed in paper bags have been found in three Sacramento, California parks, leaving residents on edge.

Photo Credit: NBC News]]>