<![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-usThu, 20 Oct 2016 15:25:24 -0500Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:25:24 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bear Gets Behind the Wheel, Crashes Car]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:13:14 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_bearcar1020_1920x1080.jpg
Colorado deputies shocked to find bear behind the wheel of car after it slams into tree.

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<![CDATA[Labor Pains, Baby Delivery Surprise Woman]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:43:48 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_suprisebaby1019_1920x1080.jpg
A woman is still in shock after giving birth to a baby boy over the weekend, claiming she never knew she was pregnant.

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<![CDATA[Pop-Up Snake Shocks Driver]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:22:35 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_carsnakea_1920x1080.jpg
Large snake slithers out of car's engine compartment and onto Florida man's windshield as he's driving.

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<![CDATA[Purple Heart Found at Goodwill Returned to Family]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:20:20 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_purpleheart1019_1920x1080.jpg
Purple Heart medal found at Arizona Goodwill reunited with World War II soldier's family.

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<![CDATA[Video Shows Calif. Package Thief Posing as Mother With Stroller]]> Tue, 04 Oct 2016 01:17:33 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/1003-2016-PkgThiefSF.jpg
A package thief in San Francisco is pretending to be a mother by pushing a baby stroller as she cases the neighborhood.The theft was caught on home security video on Saturday by a Bernal Heights resident when...

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<![CDATA[Wild Pigs Chow Down on Calif. Yards]]> Mon, 03 Oct 2016 09:41:47 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sj-pigs.jpg
Front yards are being ripped up in a San Jose neighborhood, and while residents are well aware of who the culprits are, there's very little they can do.The torn-up lawns are the work of wild pigs on a feeding...

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<![CDATA[Stolen Van Gogh Paintings Found in Italian Farmhouse]]> Mon, 03 Oct 2016 09:17:13 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC-vangogh-paintings.jpg
Italian police find two paintings by artist Vincent Van Gogh in a farmhouse near an organized crime syndicate's stronghold. The paintings were stolen from an Amsterdam museum in 2002.

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<![CDATA[Sexy Maids Booted Out of College Job Fair]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:40:27 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_sexymaidsfinal_1920x10801.jpg
Students go to college to try to find better career opportunities, but a business that showed up at Marshall University's job fair Wednesday was not exactly what the school or most students have in mind.

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<![CDATA[Nissan Unveils Self-Driving Chair for Waiting in Line]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:59:06 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC-pro-pilot-chair.jpg
If you hate waiting in line, this product may be the perfect solution for you. Japanese auto giant Nissan unveiled a self-driving chair dubbed the"ProPilot Chair." A camera and a sensor are used to guide the...

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<![CDATA[Toddler Trump Gains Fame]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:33:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_trumptoddler0928_1920x10801.jpg
A Pennsylvania toddler is gaining fame thanks to his resemblance to presidential candidate Donald Trump.Hunter Tirpak's star began to rise when the 2-year-old attended a Trump rally last April.Hunter's mom...

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<![CDATA[Pumpkin, Chocolate Covered Fries for Halloween?]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:54:01 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC-McDonalds-Halloween-Fries.jpg
For those who just can't get enough pumpkin-flavored treats in the fall, McDonald's Japan is offering customers french fries covered with pumpkin and chocolate sauce.The new menu item debuted Wednesday and is...]]>
<![CDATA[Serial Pooper Caught On Camera]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:18:59 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_serialpooper0929_1920x1080.jpg
Right outside his room in New Orleans' St. Roch neighborhood, John Victorson has seen late nights turn into early mornings, but what happened recently has caught him off guard."Somebody has been coming...

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<![CDATA[Man Carves Giant Trump into Lawn After Campaign Signs Stolen]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:09:36 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_trumpsign_1920x1080.jpg
Indiana man carves giant "Trump" into his lawn after several campaign signs are stolen.

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<![CDATA[Brewer Wants to Sell Weed-Infused Beer Nationwide]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:06:12 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_weedbeer0928_1920x1080.jpg
A Colorado based brewery plans to market their cannabis-infused beer across the country. One question: does it get you high?

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<![CDATA[Kitty City Welcomes Unwanted Cats]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:17:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_kittycity0928_1920x1080.jpg
North Dakota's Triple H Miniature Horse Rescue is branching out with it's new "Kitty City" cat condos.

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<![CDATA[Carpool Lane Trip With Trump Cutout Leads to Ticket]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:19:16 -0500 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/TrumpCarPassenger.jpg
A Washington state trooper ticketed a driver trying to get through the carpool lane with a giant cutout of Donald Trump's head Tuesday morning."You see a lot of things in your career, including mannequins, but...

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<![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...

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