<![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 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:15:27 -0600 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:15:27 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Naked Woman on Drugs Crashes Car]]> Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:58:43 -0600 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 15:45:37 -0600 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 10:17:13 -0600 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 12:44:08 -0600 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.

Photo Credit: Romanoriginals.com
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<![CDATA[Woman Had Cheating Ex Robbed]]> Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:59:34 -0600 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 12:00:20 -0600 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 12:18:17 -0600 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]]>
<![CDATA[Camera Stolen, Infant's Only Photos Returned]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:55:03 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_massey_1500x845.jpg
Stolen images of baby's first and last moments returned after camera was stolen.

Photo Credit: NBC News]]>
<![CDATA[Military-Grade, Tactical Diaper Bags for Dad]]> Fri, 20 Feb 2015 11:46:19 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_babybags0219001_1500x845.jpg
A maker of bulletproof vests and body army is expanding their lineup to include diaper bags.

Photo Credit: NBC News]]>
<![CDATA[Ax-Toting Robber Cries for Mommy: Police]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:42:41 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_axrobber0219001_1500x845.jpg
A would-be robber armed with an ax cries out for his mother after being doused with pepper spray.

Photo Credit: KFOR]]>
<![CDATA[MN Girl Scouts Targeting Ice Fishermen in Cookie Sales]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:38:39 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_icecookiesa0219001_1500x845.jpg
Minnesota Girl Scouts rack up cookie sales by targeting ice fishermen.

Photo Credit: KARE]]>
<![CDATA[KC Man Awakes, Finds Hawk in Bedroom]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 13:26:02 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/hawk4.jpg
A hawk caught breaking and entering a Kansas City bedroom now has a new home.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Found in Box at Irving Landfill: Police]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 21:44:43 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Irving+landfill+021815.jpg
A woman was found alive and barely clothed inside a cardboard box near a landfill in Irving, and now police are working to figure out what happened.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[What Do You Call A Sport That Combines Skiing and Horses?]]> Thu, 19 Feb 2015 04:53:43 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_skijorning0217001_1500x845.jpg
Skijoring, a sport that combines skiing and horses, is a huge hit in Silverton, Colorado.]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Fire Breather Catches Fire]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 20:49:18 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Tattoo-Fire1.jpg
A Philadelphia couple captured the moment when a performing artist suddenly caught fire during the Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Sunday.

Photo Credit: Alice Gibson]]>
<![CDATA[Scorpion on a Plane at LAX]]> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 12:38:59 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/scorpion2.jpg
An Alaska Airlines flight out of Los Angeles International Airport was delayed Saturday night after a passenger reported being stung by a scorpion on the plane, airline officials said. Flight 567 was preparing...

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<![CDATA[Driver Blames GPS for Ending Up on RR Tracks]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 12:50:40 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/img_551.jpg
One look at the aftermath, and you can guess right away that something went terribly wrong early Monday in Carrollton.

Photo Credit: Carrollton Police via Twitter
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<![CDATA[Man Caught on Camera Stealing Surveillance Cameras: Police]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 09:11:31 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/surveillance+thief.jpg
Police say a thief was caught on camera – on the very cameras he was stealing.

The man is accused of stealing video surveillance cameras attached to the outside a Long Island motel in October.

Photo Credit: Suffolk County Crime Stoppers]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Dresses Up as "Slave" for #TBT]]> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 06:13:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/0210-heritagehigh-costume.jpg
"Throwback Thursdays" are a popular Spirit Week event at many high schools, designed to let students dress up in vintage outfits, and help break the winter doldrums. But when a student came costumed as a slave...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Steals Pork Loin ]]> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 09:42:06 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pork-loin.gif
Police are looking for a man who stole a pork loin from a New Jersey Sam’s Club by sticking it down his pants and running out of the store, reports NJ.com.

Photo Credit: Stock Image]]>
<![CDATA[Man Steals Cruiser, Taunts Officers]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 19:58:14 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/10953946_858430890884339_5937183689389048835_n.jpg
A Connecticut man was arrested early Thursday after calling police "pigs," taking a cruiser on a joyride, and throwing punches at officers, according to police.

Photo Credit: Springfield Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Gardener in Florida Spots 75-Pound Panther]]> Thu, 05 Feb 2015 18:56:14 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/6617975_G-1.jpg
A gardener working at a Florida residence Tuesday was shocked by a 75-pound panther that was lurking on the side of the house. The couple who owns the residence, Al Dijindil and Andrea Cameron, said to...

Photo Credit: Andrea Cameron]]>
<![CDATA[Coast Guard Plucks Pooch From Icy Water]]> Wed, 04 Feb 2015 16:57:14 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_dogicerescue0204001_1500x845.jpg
We all know the saying "every dog has its day". Now, thanks to the U.S. Coast Guard, one dog will live to see another one.

Photo Credit: wpbn]]>
<![CDATA[Brothers Turn Snow Into Elaborate Art]]> Wed, 04 Feb 2015 16:55:22 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_snowsculptures0204001_1500x845.jpg
Brothers create elaborate winter wonderland.

Photo Credit: WKTV]]>
<![CDATA[World's Largest Chair on the Move]]> Wed, 04 Feb 2015 15:37:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_bigchair0204001_1500x845.jpg
The world's largest chair has a new home.

Photo Credit: WNYT]]>
<![CDATA[Front Yard Gun Range Sparks Outrage]]> Wed, 04 Feb 2015 14:43:08 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_frontyardgunrange0203001_1500x845.jpg
Florida man says he has the right to fire guns in his front yard, despite neighbors' concerns over safety.]]>
<![CDATA[Scouts' Nude Beach Hike]]> Tue, 03 Feb 2015 09:49:54 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/black+beach+5454.jpg
A Cub Scout pack’s hike along a Southern California coastline ended up too close to a nude beach, scout officials confirmed Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Clogs Toilet With Potatoes]]> Mon, 02 Feb 2015 10:56:03 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/180*120/Potatoes.jpg
Looking to unclog his potato-stuffed toilet, a Delaware County, Pennsylvania man decided to try and get help by pulling his apartment building's fire alarm. It was a poor decision.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Nine-Foot Tall Dinosaur Statue Stolen, Later Found Headless]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:53:40 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dinosaur-statue_1200x675_391495235529.jpg
A nine-foot tall dinosaur statue stolen from an Oklahoma pet store has been found, without its head. Jamil Donith reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Hot Air Ballon Lands in the Street]]> Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:07:28 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Hot+air+balloon+landing+0129.jpg
A hot air balloon landed in the middle of a street in Sorrento Valley, California, on Thursday after witnesses reported seeing it flying low overhead and clipping a tree. It wasn't immediately clear what led to...]]>
<![CDATA[Pharmacy Robbed of Pills]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:43:50 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SDPD-Generic-police-tape.jpg
A Southern California pharmacy was robbed Thursday when a thief hopped the counter and stole prescription drugs, San Diego Police confirm. Officers responded to the CVS on Westview Parkway in Mira Mesa...

Photo Credit: NBC 7 News]]>