<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Weird News]]>Copyright 2016http://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.comen-usSun, 29 May 2016 00:54:48 -0500Sun, 29 May 2016 00:54:48 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Reporter Spots Slithery Snake Swimming]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 17:49:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Reporter_Spots_Slithery_Snake_Swimming_1200x675_694515267903.jpg
NBC 5 reporter, Brian Scott, caught this video on camera: "Just spotted this swimming on Lewisville Lake. Barely got the cam on it in time. Big guy."

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<![CDATA[Strip Club Wants to Hire New High School Grads]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 15:34:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Micelis+Strip+Club.jpg
Miceli's Strip Club in Clare County, Michigan has this on the marquee "Now hiring, Class of 2016."

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<![CDATA[Flintstones Car Parked Illegally]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 20:06:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/052616+key+west+flintstones+car.jpg
Authorities in Key West spent Thursday trying to meet the Flintstones, or at least the owner of an illegally parked car that looks like the modern Stone Age family's.City officials said they found the vintage...

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<![CDATA[Robot Smartphone Getting Smarter]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 18:25:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Robot_Smartphone_Getting_Smarter_1200x675_693751875758.jpg
Electronics maker Sharp released the world's first robot smartphone Thursday. It will promote it at a cafe in Tokyo for two weeks. Robohon is a smartphone. It can send and receive e-mails and be used to...

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<![CDATA[Video Shows Hundreds Of Texas Stingrays Migrating]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 18:22:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Video_Shows_Hundreds_Of_Texas_Stingrays_Migrating_1200x675_693743171939.jpg
Most of us have seen video of various types of migrating animals, but one migration is catching the eye of beach goers along the Texas coast. Stingrays! Hundreds of them at the surface and thousands more below!...

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<![CDATA[Expert Explains How Gator Got Close to Dallas School]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 18:46:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Gator+released+into+Trinity+River.jpg
How did a big, healthy six-foot-long gator end up near the front doorsteps of a Dallas middle school?

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<![CDATA[Tortoises Turn On The Turbos]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 18:25:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/turtle16.jpg
It's a tortoise race to predict the Indy 500. Think Jimmy Fallon's 'Puppy Bowl' before the Super Bowl but a lot slower. If the Zoopolis 500 is any predictor, it looks like the pole sitter for the 100th...

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<![CDATA[Ospreys Drop Fish, Kitten From Nest]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 08:52:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/osprey+nest+stratford.jpg
The Stratford Fire Department is plagued with an unusual problem: Two ospreys that built a nest above the station are dropping sticks, fish and even a kitten in the path of unsuspecting firefighters below.The...

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<![CDATA[Man Goes on Gas Station Diet]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 17:28:52 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Man_Goes_on_Gas_Station_Diet_1200x675_691280451726.jpg
Could this be the next diet craze? Or is it just crazy? One man in Des Moines, Iowa is trying a 30-day diet only eating gas station food. Frank Beard is experimenting with healthy options at gas stations...

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<![CDATA[Alligator Rescued From YMCA Pool]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 17:08:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Alligator_Rescued_From_Pool_1200x675_691273795573.jpg
An unusual swimmer was found taking an early dip in a South Carolina community pool. Firefighters say they responded to the YMCA of Beaufort to remove a three-foot alligator from the pool. They say they found it

Photo Credit: Brenda Dockery]]>
<![CDATA['School' Misspelled on Diploma ]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 16:24:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/Diploma+Cover+5.20.16.jpg
Graduates at a Southern California high school are getting one last laugh before saying goodbye after the school distributed diploma covers with a typo.A graduating senior at Ontario High School posted a photo...

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<![CDATA[Hangover-Fighting Ice Cream]]> Fri, 20 May 2016 13:05:21 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Hangover+ice+cream.jpg
South Koreans, Asia's biggest per capita alcohol consumers, can now soothe themselves after a big night out with hangover-fighting ice cream.]]>
<![CDATA[Surf and Turf Arrest]]> Thu, 19 May 2016 19:00:42 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-482996433+%281%29.jpg
A Vermont man accused of stealing beer, lobster and Angus steak from a supermarket faces retail theft charges, authorities say.State police said they were notified of a retail theft/trespassing incident...

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<![CDATA[Escaped, Naked Man Captured Near Elementary Schools]]> Tue, 17 May 2016 14:50:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/naked-man3.jpg
A naked, handcuffed man is in custody Tuesday morning after he escaped deputies in Katy, Texas, according to a report by KPRC-TV.

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<![CDATA[Baby Opossum Found in Toilet]]> Mon, 16 May 2016 13:05:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/opossum+in+toilet.jpg
A woman made a startling discovery earlier this month when she found a baby opossum in her toilet in San Diego.The Pacific Beach resident had no idea how the little critter got there but alerted San Diego...

Photo Credit: San Diego County Animal Services
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<![CDATA[Turtle OK After Windshield Crash]]> Fri, 13 May 2016 17:15:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/051316+turtle+into+windshield+i-4.jpg
Nicole Marie Bjanes was driving on I-4 in Deltona, Florida, Monday when a turtle came crashing through her windshield.Florida Highway Patrol officials said another car hit the turtle while it was crossing the...

Photo Credit: Nicole Marie Bjanes
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<![CDATA[Robot Dino Roasted at Exhibit Fire]]> Fri, 13 May 2016 10:35:37 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/CiSGLNbVEAA1zoH.jpg
A spark from a welding iron ignited a fire Thursday that caused the extinction of a 90-foot-long robotic dinosaur that was set to be part of an exhibit at a New Jersey theme park.The animatronic...

Photo Credit: Leonia Police Department
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<![CDATA[Helmet Cam Shows Moped Road Rage]]> Wed, 11 May 2016 18:17:57 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/moped+road+rage.jpg
North Carolina moped driver's helmet camera captures confrontation with furious driver.

Photo Credit: WCNC-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Boy, 3, Finds Rat in Bottle of Dr Pepper: Grandfather]]> Tue, 10 May 2016 10:10:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rat-dr-pepper.jpg
A Katy man says his 3-year-old grandson had already been drinking from a bottle of Dr Pepper when they first noticed a rat inside.

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<![CDATA[Officers Finds Gator Foot in Truck]]> Tue, 10 May 2016 03:25:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/050916+alligator+foot+dashboard+fwc.jpg
A Florida man was slapped with a citation after Florida Fish and Wildlife officers made an unusual find in his dashboard: an alligator foot.Officers stopped the truck to check for a day-use pass in a wildlife...

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<![CDATA[Maine Bus Joyride]]> Mon, 09 May 2016 15:20:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/bus34.jpg
Talk about a joyride: A 12-year-old stole a school bus and took it for a drive, according to police in Bangor, Maine.Authorities said John W. St. Germain III and his girlfriend saw the young man driving...

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<![CDATA[Tough Turtle On The Mend]]> Fri, 06 May 2016 01:17:45 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_turtle0505a_1920x1080.jpg
A tough turtle is on the mend thanks to an Iowa veterinarian and some picture-hanging hardware. A good Samaritan found the turtle on the side of the road after it was hit by a car, leaving it with a cracked...]]>
<![CDATA[Boar Attacks Family]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 18:08:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Boar1.JPG
A husband and wife were attached and injured by their boar at their farm in Townsend, Massachusetts Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Stray Cats Using Zoo Facilities as Litter Box]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 14:36:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/stray-cats.jpg
Stray cats are sneaking into the Miami Zoo at night and relieving themselves, using sand in exhibits as litter boxes. But their feces can contain a deadly parasite, which causes a disease called toxoplasmosis.]]>
<![CDATA[Lost Alligator Tries to Ring Doorbell at SC Home]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 10:50:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Alligator-Doorbell.jpg
A large alligator crawled to the front door of a home in South Carolina and appeared to ring the doorbell on May 2. "I was out walking the dog and we kind of went around the corner from my daughter's house [when...

Photo Credit: WCBD]]>
<![CDATA[Oklahoma Neighbors Welcome Wolf 'Dog']]> Tue, 03 May 2016 15:02:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_choctawwolf0503_1920x1080.jpg
A so-called wild "wolf" is claiming a Choctaw, Oklahoma neighborhood as her home. Wild in nature, it is nearly impossible to get close to her. Animal Control Officer Kenneth Grant said, after more than...]]>
<![CDATA[Body Found in a Barrel Behind Home: Police]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 14:57:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_wozniak_1920x1080.jpg
Court documents are revealing information about possible human remains found inside a barrel in Bedford County, Virginia. The remains were located by a woman who said she heard strange noises coming from...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Arrested 32 Different Times]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 13:24:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-2016-05-03-13h17m12s137.jpg
Thirty-two times. That's how many times a Wisconsin man has been cited for operating a vehicle after suspension.]]>
<![CDATA[Black Cat Slips Onto NHL Rink]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 11:02:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/IMG_9617.jpg
The San Jose Sharks got an unexpected visit Friday.Before the NHL team beat the Nashville Predators 5-2 at the SAP Center, a black cat crept out of the player bench area and scurried onto the ice.As...

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<![CDATA[Woman Lured by Singles Ad Dies After Weeks in Captivity]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 12:05:43 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/German_Ambulance-550668973.jpg
A 41-year-old woman who responded to a singles ad was held captive for several weeks by a man and his ex-wife — and later died at a hospital of injuries sustained while in captivity, NBC News reported.The...

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<![CDATA[Dust Devil in China Throws Student Through the Air]]> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:42:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/China-Dust-Storm-042216.jpg
A boy was caught up and thrown through the air by a dust devil in China, and it was caught on video.]]>
<![CDATA[Divine Surprise in Indiana Woman's Ultrasound]]> Thu, 21 Apr 2016 18:20:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Holy-Ultrasound.jpg
An Indiana woman was in for a divine surprise during a recent prenatal checkup when she says an image of Jesus on the cross appeared.]]>
<![CDATA[Great Dane Gets Stuck in Tree]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 12:40:51 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DaneinTree.jpg
Kora, a 120-pound Great Dane who was stuck 20 feet up a tree in Louisville, Nebraska, was rescued Saturday night by the local fire department.

Photo Credit: WOWT]]>
<![CDATA[Chimp Leads Police on Chase Through Japanese Town]]> Thu, 14 Apr 2016 11:58:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/chimp-escaped-zoo.jpg
A chimpanzee fled from a zoo in northern Japan and tried desperately to avoid being captured by climbing an electric pole. Not for long.

Photo Credit: AP]]>