<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Weird News]]>Copyright 2016http://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-usMon, 26 Sep 2016 05:37:13 -0500Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:37:13 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Sword Stolen From Joan of Arc Statue in DC Park]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 19:26:39 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/092116+joan+of+arc+statue+no+sword.jpg
Who stole the sword?The sword Joan of Arc wields in a statue in Northwest Washington's Meridian Hill Park has vanished and the National Park Service says it was stolen.The French heroine clutched only...

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<![CDATA[Time to Move? Snake Invades Apartment for 4th Time]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:17:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/englewood+snake.png
A woman found a 3-foot python in her apartment Monday night on Chicago’s South Side.

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<![CDATA[Pizza Vending Machine]]> Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:57:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_pizzavending0920_1920x1080.jpg
Piping hot pizza could soon be headed to a vending machine near you. Pizza Touch is testing three pizza vending machines at Florida gas stations, two in Orlando and one in Lakeland.

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<![CDATA[Huge School of Fish in Florida]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:51:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SCHOOL+OF+FISH.jpg
Beach visitors got to see one of nature's more amazing sights Friday morning off Palm Beach shores in Florida. It was a large bait ball heading south. Underwater photographer Jim Abernethy estimated about...

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<![CDATA[Pet Pythons on the Loose in Georgia Neighborhood ]]> Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:54:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_pythons0915_1920x1080.jpg
A Georgia woman is searching for 14 pet pythons after an acquaintance intentionally released the snakes into a South Carolina forest.

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<![CDATA[Cat Burglar Busted]]> Fri, 16 Sep 2016 10:21:22 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/cat-burglar-147394268667600001.jpg
Neighbors living in one Kennewick, Washington neighborhood have seen a rise in burglaries, but the culprit has been found.]]>
<![CDATA[Burritos Delivered By Drone]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 13:07:10 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/burrito+by+drone.jpg
Chipotle Mexican Grill and Google parent company Alphabet will begin delivering burritos by drone starting next week for a limited time. It's an experimental service by Alphabet's Project Wing Unit and will...

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<![CDATA[Bear Shows Up in Sheriff's Office]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 18:21:54 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000018876451_1200x675_761388099764.jpg
This law-man walked into work and found a bear going through the trash but he didn't run; instead he started scolding the intruder like a child. Apparently, at the Placer County Sheriff's office in Lake...]]>
<![CDATA[Cast Your Presidential Vote With Coffee Cup Poll]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 08:03:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/7-eleven-coffee.jpg
Dallas-based 7-Eleven is letting coffee drinkers cast their vote by purchasing cofee in custom designed ups.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Paints Dog]]> Mon, 05 Sep 2016 23:33:38 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Felix+Reagan.jpg
Police in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, arrested a man they say crashed a stolen car, broke into a home and painted a dog Saturday afternoon. Officers arrested Felix Reagan following the incident. They say they

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<![CDATA[Record Setting Domino Drop Shot in Dubai]]> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 12:29:28 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Domino+Drop+Shot.jpg
A bar in Dubai broke the Guinness World Record for the longest domino drop shot on Monday evening. A domino drop shot is where a shot glass drops its contents into another glass.The Huddle Sports Bar &...

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<![CDATA[Opera Singer Arrested]]> Sun, 04 Sep 2016 16:37:02 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/241*120/2016-09-04_0745.png
An internationally awarded opera singer was arrested in Alexandria Friday night for using a speaker to amplify her voice while she sang on the sidewalk. Cellphone video posted on YouTube captured officers...

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<![CDATA[Neighbor Knocks Down Home]]> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 13:31:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TN+House+Knocked+Down+090616.jpg
Tennessee authorities are investigating a dispute between neighbors that led one man to take heavy machinery to his neighbor's home and destroy it.Tipton County deputies started receiving calls from that...

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<![CDATA[Barnyard Buddies On The Lam]]> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 13:23:40 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Horse+Escape+090616+%281%29.jpg
A pair of Clydesdales have been reunited with their owner after a billy goat opened a gate and set them free from their Santa Cruz, California farm. Sir Lancelot, or Lance as the little goat is known,...

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<![CDATA[Ink On The Run: Tattoo Thief Skips Out On Bill]]> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 13:22:04 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Tattoo+Thief+090616.jpg
Police in Denver, Colorado are searching for a tattoo thief.It began when A guest tattoo artist at Sol Tribe finished a piece that took seven and a half hours to complete Saturday night.His client angrily...

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<![CDATA[Boy Finds Bag of Meth in Video Game Package]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 14:36:53 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/4543558641.jpg
It was Grand Theft Auto come to life: When an 11-year-old bought a video game Wednesday in Lake Charles, Louisiana, he opened the plastic case to find a bag of drugs.NBC affiliate KPLC-TV reports that...

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<![CDATA[Creepy Clown Sightings Continue]]> Thu, 01 Sep 2016 13:26:07 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_clown_1920x1080.jpg
Investigators say they've received several more reports of clowns lurking in wooded areas around Greenville, South Carolina, but so far no laws have been broken.

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<![CDATA[Target Celebrates Pokemon Go]]> Mon, 29 Aug 2016 07:55:58 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pokeball_img.jpg
Target says it's ready to paint the red spheres outside 400 stores nationwide to look like poke balls.]]>
<![CDATA[World's Largest Rubber Duck Spotted in New York]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:02:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Big+Duck2.jpg
The world's largest rubber duck has been spotted in the Buffalo River. "Mama duck" and her duckling Timmy are in town for the Canalside Maritime Festival this Sunday. The duck towers at a whopping 61 feet above...

Photo Credit: WRGZ-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Cops Stumble Upon Gator in Tub ]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:57:18 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/gator+in+tub.jpg
Police responding to a call about a burglary at a Staten Island home encountered an unusual suspect — a three-foot-long alligator, and it was in the bathtub. The reptile was hanging out in the empty tub...

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<![CDATA[6-Ton Potato Spotted on NY's Hudson River]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:10:08 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/potato+hudson.jpg
If you happened to see a giant potato being hauled on a barge on the Hudson River Wednesday, your eyes were not deceiving you. The 6-ton spud, resting atop a tractor-trailer on a barge pulled by a tugboat, has...

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<![CDATA[Cops Capture Boa]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:51:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_snakea0816_1920x1080.jpg
A five-foot-long boa constrictor was taken in by Massachusetts police Saturday night after it was found in the middle of a road.

Photo Credit: WJAR]]>
<![CDATA[The 'Poopening': Roomba Spreads Feces All Over Home]]> Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:56:05 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jesse+Newton+Roomba+Poop.jpg
Oh the horror. That’s how one man described the events that unfolded when his Roomba ran over dog poop, spreading a 25-foot trail of feces throughout his house.In a Facebook post, Jesse Newton said his...

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<![CDATA[Creepy Clown Terrorizes Residents]]> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 14:37:15 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_creepyclown0804_1920x1080.jpg
Residents of Green Bay, Wisconsin are on edge after several late night sightings of a particularly creepy clown.

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<![CDATA[Police Go on the Road With 'UFO']]> Fri, 05 Aug 2016 09:06:34 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/belfast.jpg
A "UFO" got a police escort last week when it roamed the streets of Ireland, but the rolling saucer wasn’t from outer space. It was made right here on earth.53-year-old Ali Kemal Ali told the Belfast Telegraph...

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<![CDATA[Puppy Swallows Rubber Duckies]]> Tue, 02 Aug 2016 08:49:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_duckdog0729_1920x1080.jpg
An Oklahoma puppy undergoes emergency surgery after swallowing several rubber duckies. [warning: graphic footage]

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<![CDATA[Video Shows Officer Trying to Pull Over 2 Cows]]> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 08:40:09 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/218*120/vlcsnap-2016-07-29-15h43m31s162.jpg
A police officer in Windham, Maine, attempted to "pull over" two cows after they were reportedly menacing cars on Thursday afternoon.In a video the police department posted on its Facebook page, Officer Ernest...

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<![CDATA[Creepy Creeper Burglar Caught On Cam]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18:46:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Creepy_Creeper_Burglar_Caught_On_Cam_1200x675_734263875715.jpg
A thief known as the "Creeper Ghost" is believed to be responsible for a rash of home burglaries in Chicago. A victim of the burglar captured chilling footage showing a man moving through a home with the owners...

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<![CDATA[Man Attacks Officers With Batarangs]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:18:29 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/batarang.jpg
Police in Seattle arrested a man after he threw batarangs at officers. Batarangs are the sharp boomerangs Batman uses in fight scenes.]]>
<![CDATA[Stuck Ducklings Get A Helping Hand]]> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:18:50 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/vlcsnap-0000337.jpg
A couple of newly hatched baby ducklings in Northern Japan were in trouble and one man came to their rescue. The video shows two baby ducklings crying as they struggle to get out of the pond with high edges.

Photo Credit: NTV]]>
<![CDATA[Long Lost World Series Ring Found]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:09:25 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_lostring0727_1920x1080.jpg
Former Kansas City Royals player and scout Jerry Terrell has been reunited with the 1985 World Series ring he lost nearly a year ago.

Photo Credit: KSHB-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Police Find Package of Marijuana ]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:33:46 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Cheltenham+Police+Marijuana.PNG
Police in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, are looking for the owner of a package of marijuana mistakenly left at the wrong resident’s home.Earlier this week, a resident called the police department...

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<![CDATA[Blue Wine? It's Real, And Coming to U.S.]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:49:31 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/202*120/gik_bottles.jpg
A new bright cobalt blue wine from Spain is heading to the U.S.
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