<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Weird News]]> Copyright 2014 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 Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:12:31 -0600 Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:12:31 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Mountain Lion Spotted in Backyard]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:25:25 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/202*120/12-19-14-mountain+lion+sherry+kempster+newbury+park.JPG
A mountain lion creeping alongside a woman's backyard wall in Southern California forced road closures as wildlife officials tried to capture it.

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<![CDATA[Woman's Luggage Found 20 Years Later]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:54:00 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_longlostluggage1218_700x394.jpg
Many travelers fear having their luggage lost at the airport. One Arizona woman had the fear become a reality, though her story has a happy ending — two decades later.]]>
<![CDATA[Card Game Sells 30K Boxes of Poop]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:29:59 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/51RD-Lha01L._SL1023_.jpg
The creators of the popular game Cards Against Humanity, protested Black Friday by removing their products from their website and instead only offering one item—a box of “Bulls*@t” for $6. The box, which quickly
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<![CDATA[Special Forces, Black Helicopters Training in DFW]]> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:09:34 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/156927202.jpg
If you think you've spotted low-flying black helicopters around Downtown Dallas in recent days, you likely have.

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<![CDATA[Calif. Mailman Works the River]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:11:54 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/waterbymail.jpg
As Santa readies his reindeer, and U.S. postal carriers take to their trucks, one mailman in California is delivering packages this holiday season on a boat. "I am the only mailman on the water but I mean, it's...

Photo Credit: Henry Jerkins
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<![CDATA[Hunters Find ATM in Middle of Woods]]> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:56:56 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Discarded+ATM+Hunters.jpg
A father and son on the hunt for game in eastern Pennsylvania instead found an automated teller machine in the middle of the woods.]]>
<![CDATA[Baby Born Aboard Southwest Flight]]> Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:19:17 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-southwest-01.jpg
A flight headed from San Francisco to Phoenix had to be diverted to Los Angeles after a passenger gave birth mid-flight, LAX confirmed Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Deers Crashes Through NJ Home]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 10:20:20 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Deer-in-Home-Lead.jpg
A New Jersey woman received an unexpected visitor Saturday afternoon while she was in the middle of cooking. The woman told police she was inside her home and placing sweet potatoes in the oven when a deer...

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<![CDATA[Man Busts Store Window, Steals Beer]]> Thu, 04 Dec 2014 12:28:03 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/henry4.jpg
A man was arrested early Thursday morning after he allegedly smashed a store window with a baseball bat and then walked off with a 12-pack of Heineken.

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<![CDATA["Liquid Cocaine" Seized at JFK Airport: Customs Agents]]> Wed, 03 Dec 2014 07:10:43 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Liquid-Cocaine-JFK.jpg
Customs agents seized 18 pounds of what they call “liquid cocaine” at John F. Kennedy International Airport last month, federal officials say.]]>
<![CDATA[Ugly Costs More at Christmas Sweater Shop ]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 10:16:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/ugly-sweater.jpg
The popular trend of ugly Christmas sweaters inspired a man to open The Ugly Christmas Sweater shop in Dallas.

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<![CDATA[Thief Steals Holiday Decorations ]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 10:42:52 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/201*120/Located+Peanuts+Characters.JPG
Police are searching for an alleged “Grinch” accused of stealing holiday decorations from a home in Gloucester Township, New Jersey.

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<![CDATA[Thief Steals Holiday Decorations ]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 11:06:31 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Peanuts-Characters.jpg
Police are searching for an alleged “Grinch” accused of stealing holiday decorations from a home in Gloucester Township, New Jersey.

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<![CDATA[Rare Deep-Sea Anglerfish Caught on Video]]> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:33:12 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/212*120/deep-sea-anglerfish.jpg
A mysterious "black sea devil" anglerfish was videotaped in its natural habitat for the first time, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute announced Wednesday.

Photo Credit: Monterey Bay Research Institute
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<![CDATA[Company Unveils Electronically-Powered Skates]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:18:37 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/1121-2014-RocketSkates.jpg
Acton, a Southern California company, has developed electronically-powered skates, with no pushing required.

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<![CDATA[Lost Kitten Wanders 2,300 Miles]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 17:32:14 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Maine+Kitten+Thumb.jpg
A New Mexico woman's missing kitten has been located in Maine, although exactly how the feline made the 2,300-mile trip remains a mystery. The female kitten, named Spice, was turned into the Animal Refuge League...

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<![CDATA[APD Searches for Suspected Glove Thief]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:28:30 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/174*120/glove-suspect.jpg
Police are searching for a man accused of stealing 10 pair of gloves from an Arlington Wal-Mart.

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<![CDATA[Woman Let Dog Urinate at Store]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:57:21 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/450148534.jpg
Police are looking for a woman who allegedly let her dog urinate on dozens of clothes at a New Jersey store, refused to leave when asked and then led officers on a short chase. Police say the woman allegedly let

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<![CDATA[Canseco May Sell His Shot Finger, Gun on eBay]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:57:12 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Jose-Canseco-1.jpg
The former major leaguer tweeted Monday that he'll sell his detached digit, along with the gun with which he accidentally shot it off.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Tony Hawk Rides Hoverboard]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:28:20 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-11-17+at+3.26.35+PM.png
The pro skateboarder tested the $10,000 prototype Hendo Hoverboard after husband and wife Greg and Jill Henderson launched a Kickstarter to fund it.
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<![CDATA[Cocaine Found Hidden in Meat ]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:08:33 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/1113-2014-CocaineMeat.jpg
TSA agents recently found three vacuum sealed packs of cocaine hidden in raw meat at the San Jose International Airport.

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<![CDATA[Thousands of Turkeys Spill on Road]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:06:16 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/turkey-truck-6-main.jpg
A semi-truck carrying up to 30,000 pounds of frozen turkeys took a turn too quickly Wednesday morning, flipping over on its side, spilling diesel and thousands of Thanksgiving meals headed to a California...]]>
<![CDATA[Mavs Win a Game, Honor a Premonition]]> Mon, 03 Nov 2014 10:39:39 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Mavs-Ring-Raffle.jpg
The Mavs won a game in New Orleans and a security guard who believed in them early in 2011 won himself a ring.

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<![CDATA[Drivers Scoop up Armored Truck Cash]]> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:57:47 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/police-lights-shutterstock_542372564.jpg
An armored truck lost an unknown amount of money on a Maryland interstate Friday morning — and numerous drivers quickly scooped up the money, police said. Maryland State Police are now "reminding" the drivers to...

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<![CDATA["Hello Kitty" Arrested on DUI Charge]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:49:11 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2014-10-29+at+6.11.06+AM.png
Police say a Maine woman who was pulled over while wearing a Hello Kitty costume was arrested on a drunken driving charge.

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<![CDATA[Stranger Sleeping in Man's Bed: PD]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 11:19:54 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/sullivan+Edited.jpg
A Clinton man woke up in the middle of the night to find a stranger sleeping next to him overnight into Saturday. Police arrested Tyler Sullivan, 26, on charges including criminal trespass. Sullivan was still in

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<![CDATA["Crook" Arrested for Burglary]]> Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:50:54 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/josephine+crook+burglary+kohls+alhambra.gif
A woman with the last name of Crook was arrested for burglary at a Los Angeles area department store Friday night, police said. Josephine Crook, 49, was arrested at a Kohl’s department store and is suspected of...

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<![CDATA[First Cat Cafe Opens in Oakland]]> Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:08:43 -0600 http://media.nbcdfw.com/images/160*160/catcafe.jpg
America’s first cat café opened its doors Saturday in Oakland, California. At the Cat Town Café, people can buy a latte and an hour of playtime with adoptable felines. The owners hope this new business will help...]]>