<![CDATA[NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth - Weird News]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/weird http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC+5-KXAS+Logo+for+Google+News.png NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth https://www.nbcdfw.comen-usMon, 18 Jun 2018 18:16:03 -0500Mon, 18 Jun 2018 18:16:03 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Bobcat Spotted Near Texas Walmart]]> Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:57:22 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/Photo000077.jpg

A Corpus Christi resident said she was walking around behind a Walmart when she spotted a bobcat lurking through the brush of a fenced-off lot and she got it on video. Wildlife officials say during drought situations, prey will move around and look for water.

Photo Credit: Marilyn Arellano]]>
<![CDATA[Kid Knocks Over Expensive Glass Sculpture]]> Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:39:01 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/Photo000069.jpg

A Kansas mother and father may have to pay out for their child's actions after he knocked over a sculpture and it was all caught on video. A mother and her children were at The Tomahawk Community Center in Overland Park, Kansas when one of the children began hugging a glass mosaic torso eventually tipping it over. The sculpture was damaged and now the insurance company wants the parents to pay $132,000 for negligence.

Photo Credit: City of Overland Park]]>
<![CDATA[Dash Cam Video Shows Truck Plummet Into River]]> Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:19:20 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Dash_Cam_Video_Shows_Truck_Plummet_into_River.jpg

Authorities are searching for the driver suspected in a high speed chase in Georgia that ended with a truck plunging into the Ogeechee River. Dash cam video shows the red truck traveling along a two-lane road before veering onto a gravel road near the river.

Photo Credit: Effingham County Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Researchers Studying Environmentally Friendly Vodka]]> Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:57:34 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_cheesevodka0615_1920x1080.jpg

Researchers at Oregon State University are studying the environmental impact of whey when it is turned into alcohol, as more spirit-makers explore whey-based vodka.

Photo Credit: KGW-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Kudos to Keller Ducks Spotted Using Crosswalk]]> Fri, 15 Jun 2018 09:10:00 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/keller-pd-ducks.jpg

Who knew? The Keller Police Department says the ducks at Bear Creek Park know how to follow the traffic rules, and this picture shows it.

Photo Credit: Keller PD]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Dept Rescues Stranded Roller Coaster Riders]]> Thu, 14 Jun 2018 20:43:34 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rollercoaster6.jpg

Daytona Beach firefighters on Thursday were working to rescue stranded riders after a roller coaster derailed on the boardwalk in that Florida city.

<![CDATA[Treasures Left Behind After Bonnaroo Festival]]> Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:33:32 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_bonnaroo0614_1920x1080.jpg

The party is over at Bonnaroo, and thousands of items from pool noodles to grills were left behind at the festival. A Chattanooga charity is now turning the clean-up effort into cash.

Photo Credit: WRCB-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Mother Charged in School Bus Hammer Attack]]> Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:16:58 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_hammerattack_1920x1080.jpg

A Glendale, Wisconsin mother has been charged with disorderly conduct after police say she forced a school bus to stop and banged on the windows with a hammer.

Photo Credit: WTMJ-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Naked Man Uses Rake in Attack]]> Tue, 12 Jun 2018 15:55:38 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_rakeattack0612_1920x1080.jpg

A Florida man is recovering from several wounds after fighting off a naked intruder armed with a rake.

Photo Credit: WFLA-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Why Did the Alligator Cross the Runway?]]> Wed, 13 Jun 2018 14:29:46 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+alligator+runway+061118.00_00_04_04.Still007THUMB.jpg

An alligator crossing a runway at Orlando International Airport caused delays on Monday.

<![CDATA[12-Year-Old Rescues Squirrel]]> Mon, 11 Jun 2018 16:14:38 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_squirrelrescue_1920x10801.jpg

In the battle between a squirrel and a Pepsi can, 12-year-old Ian Magnuson won the cola war. Magnuson saved the squirrel who was stuck inside a soda can earlier this month after hearing rattling from his bedroom window in River Falls, Wisconsin.

Photo Credit: KARE-TV]]>
<![CDATA['Forget Pizza Rat': Squirrel Spotted Scarfing Down Avocado in Manhattan]]> Mon, 11 Jun 2018 09:58:58 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Avocado+Squirrel+Photo.jpg

A passerby spotted a squirrel munching on an avocado in a fenced in tree area on an Upper West Side sidewalk.

Henry Zhang filmed the rodent at West 73rd Street and Broadway in Manhattan, he wrote in a Facebook post Thursday.

The squirrel appeared unfazed by its audience as it continued to chow down on its snack, the video shows. 

“Forget Pizza Rat. I give you Avocado Squirrel!” Zhang wrote in his post.

“Clearly a millennial squirrel,” one user commented.

Photo Credit: Henry Zhang]]>
<![CDATA[Pickle-Flavored Slush Debuts at Sonic]]> Mon, 11 Jun 2018 05:58:14 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SONIC1.jpg

There are fried pickles, pickle-flavored chips and other options for all the pickle lovers out there. But starting Monday, pickle-flavored slushes will be available at Sonic.

The drive-in chain announced the pickle juice slush in March.


“Quite simply, pickle juice is fun,” said Scott Uehlein, vice president of product innovation and development. “Nothing says summer like a SONIC slush and only SONIC can bring a completely on trend beverage flavor into 3,500 restaurants. The Pickle Juice Slush launches nationwide in June for a limited time only.”

According to Food & Wine, which got a sneak preview taste test of the new slush at Sonic's Oklahoma City headquarters, the treat's syrup has a "sweet and tangy" punch to it.

Customers will also be able to add pickle juice to any drink.

Photo Credit: Sonic
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<![CDATA[Monkey Attacks Home Depot Worker]]> Fri, 08 Jun 2018 14:35:15 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_monkeyattacka0608_1920x1080.jpg

A  Florida Home Depot worker was bitten multiple times after a woman's pet spider monkey escaped from her truck.

Photo Credit: WPTV-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Pizza Employee Accused of Trying to Poison Customers]]> Sun, 10 Jun 2018 23:38:49 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_poisonpizza0608_1920x1080.jpg

A North Carolina pizzeria employee is behind bars after allegedly trying to poison customers. Police said a manager at Primo Pizza and Italian Eatery in Fayetteville was preparing pizza when he noticed a substance mixed in with the shredded cheese.

Photo Credit: WRAL-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Water at an Ala. Beach]]> Thu, 07 Jun 2018 15:36:17 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/chopper-in-gulf.jpg

People vacationing along the Alabama Gulf Coast got quite a scare Thursday afternoon.

A helicopter pilot was forced to make an emergency landing in the Gulf of Mexico in Gulf Shores, while thousands of beach goers watched.

It happened in front of the Fort Morgan Beach Club Resort and Spa at about noon.

No injuries were reported.

It is unclear what caused the pilot to make the emergency landing in the water.

Photo Credit: Titus Brown]]>
<![CDATA[Canadian Peacocks Fight Their Own Reflections, Damaging Cars]]> Thu, 07 Jun 2018 13:57:42 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/peacock-lux-cars-thumb.jpg

Feral peacocks in a Canadian city near Vancouver aren’t known to harm humans but video shows them threatening parked luxury vehicles.

The peafowl have been troubling Surrey, British Columbia, for some time — the issue of the noisy birds was raised at a local advisory board meeting in January — but the controversy heightened last month when one resident was fined after cutting down a popular perching tree, according to news reports.

In one video, a peacock meanders around a black car parked on the street, appearing to eye its reflection.

“With the dark-coloured cars, they can see their reflection fairly clearly, so they mistake that as another peacock and have at it,” Sullivan Heights resident Ryan Cragg told CTV Vancouver. “They’ll get the front panel, the side panel, the rear panel and then work around to the other side.”

A former resident farmed the colorful relatives of the pheasant for fun and left some of them there when he moved away, The Canadian Press reported last month.

A decade later, the birds are annoying their human neighbors. Besides scratching up expensive cars, they are reported to block doorways, leave a mess where they roost on rooftops and keep people up at night.

“You couldn’t sleep. When my kids were babies and toddlers, they woke them up all the time,” a resident named Julie told the Press.

CTV reported the City of Surrey issues fines to people who feed the animals, but officials aren’t legally obligated to remove them.

Residents say the birds will keep plaguing the neighborhood until authorities take responsibility for the problem.

Roaming peacocks and peahens have been known to bother other residential neighborhoods. In 2014, someone or a group of people killed nearly 50 of the birds with BB guns, arrows and poison in the Los Angeles-area city of Rolling Hills Estates, where about 1,000 peacocks lived.

Those birds were also known to peck at vehicles, an animal protection investigator said at the time.

Photo Credit: CTV]]>
<![CDATA[Trump, Pence Share Odd Moment at FEMA Briefing]]> Thu, 07 Jun 2018 09:54:49 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pence-water-bottle-thumb.jpg

Vice President Mike Pence shared an odd moment at a FEMA hurricane briefing with his boss, President Donald Trump, when both men removed their water bottles from the table in a now-viral clip.

<![CDATA[Rattlesnake With Severed Head Bites South Texas Man]]> Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:03:50 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/rattlesnake-and-boot.jpg

A South Texas man almost died after he was bitten by the head of a rattlesnake he'd just decapitated, his wife said. 

The bite happened May 27 as Milo and Jennifer Sutcliffe were doing yard work at their home near Lake Corpus Christi. Jennifer Sutcliffe said her husband found a 4-foot rattlesnake and hacked off its head with a shovel. As he bent down to pick up the remains, the severed head "actually turned around and grabbed onto his hand," Sutcliffe told the Houston Chronicle. "He had to rip it off."

Sutcliffe said she called 911 and began driving her husband the 45 miles to a Corpus Christi hospital. He began having seizures, losing his vision and bleeding internally and was airlifted the rest of the way, the report said.

"He was saying stuff like 'if I die I love you,'" she told the Chronicle.

Sutcliffe said her husband needed 26 doses of antivenom, where a normal patient gets two to four. 

He was recovering in the hospital.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Deion Sanders & Brian Urlacher Debate the Rules of Checkers]]> Tue, 05 Jun 2018 13:29:50 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/full_checkers_debate_deion_and_brian.jpg

Deion Sanders and Brian Urlacher try and settle the debate on the rules of checkers; specifically, how many spaces can a king checker move?

<![CDATA[Woman Shoots, Kills Husband for Beating Cat: Police]]> Mon, 04 Jun 2018 13:09:21 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Mary-Harrison-mug-shot-060218.jpg

A Dallas woman shot and killed her husband Saturday for beating the family cat, police say.

Authorities say Mary Harrison has been arrested and jailed on a murder charge in the slaying of her husband Dexter Harrison. She's being held on $100,000 bond.

Harrison, 47, told police she shot her husband, Dexter Harrison, during an argument as he was beating their cat, according to the Dallas Police Department.

The shooting occured just before 7:00 a.m. in the 13200 block of Fall Manor Drive in Dallas, according to police. Dexter Harrison, 49, was transported to Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, where he was pronounced dead.

In a statement Sunday, Dallas police say Harrison told officers that her husband had been beating the cat.

Neighbors say the family cat recently went missing, Mary Harrison had posted signs about it disappearing and the pet eventually returned.

Mary Harrison waived her Miranda rights while she was being interviewed by detectives and admitted to shooting her husband.

Photo Credit: Dallas Police Department]]>
<![CDATA['Psychic' Cat Set to Predict World Cup Winners and Losers]]> Fri, 01 Jun 2018 19:11:42 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+WORLD+CUP+PSYCHIC+CAT.00_00_19_29+THUMB2.jpg

Move aside, Paul the Octopus, there's a new psychic animal on the scene. Achilles the cat, who lives at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, is set to pick World Cup winners and losers. To predict the winner, Achilles will choose between two bowls of food, each bearing the flag of one of the competing countries. The cat allegedly predicted the outcome of the 2017 Confederations Cup.

<![CDATA[Cow Rescued After Getting Stuck in Md. Swimming Pool]]> Thu, 31 May 2018 05:20:28 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/206*120/cow+in+pool.jpg

Firefighters in Davidsonville, Maryland, helped a cow get moo-ving after the bovine got stuck in a swimming pool. 

The cow fell into a swimming pool on the 3800 block of Birdsville Road just after 9 p.m. Tuesday, the Woodland Beach Volunteer Fire Department says. 

The firefighters constructed makeshift steps out of cinder blocks, and about an hour and half later, they were able to get the cow out of the pool. 

But once she was out of the pool, the cow was not able to get up on her own. Crews tried multiple times to get her up, with no luck. 

Eventually, they made a harness out of fire hose and lifted the cow with the help of a tractor. 

The cow was moved to a pasture, where she was able to stand up on her own and walk around. 

Photo Credit: Woodland Beach Volunteer Fire Department]]>
<![CDATA[1 of 4 Peacocks That Escaped Philadelphia Zoo Found Dead]]> Thu, 31 May 2018 20:07:24 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/Peacocks+Walking+Down+Schuylkill+Expressway.jpg

One of four peacocks that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo and created a traffic jam on the nearby Schuylkill Expressway was found dead Thursday afternoon.

The peacocks were spotted around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday strutting along I-76 westbound near the Girard Avenue exit. 

State police shut down two of the six lanes of traffic and appeared to escort the four birds down the highway, causing backups for miles.

Police managed to form a barricade around the peacocks and get them off the highway, but were unable to capture them. The four birds then flew away into nearby trees, with one of them managing to fly across the highway. The search was halted until daybreak Thursday.

Zoo staffers and police officers on Thursday morning circled the area where the peacocks were last seen and checked locations where the peacocks might explore, Philadelphia Zoo spokeswoman Dana Lombardo said.

One of the peacocks was found dead. Lombardo said the animal was likely hit by a car.

The search for the other three peacocks is ongoing.

"The staff at the Zoo will continue to work with authorities to locate the peacocks and bring them to safety," Lombardo said.

It's not unusual for the peacocks, part of a larger "free-roaming flock" cared for by zoo staff, to stray from the historic zoo, but they normally return in the evening to roost for the night, Lombardo said.

In the meantime, zoo officials asked people not to approach the peacocks because they "are out of their normal environment and may be nervous."  Instead, people who see the peacocks can send the location, day and time and a photo of the sighting if possible to peacocks@phillyzoo.org.

While "peacock" is commonly used to refer to both male and females, the females are called peahens. The gender of the birds was not clear.

Aftercircling the area where the peacocks were last seen and checking locationswhere the peacocks might explore, the team found one of the peacocks deceased,likely due to an vehicle collision.  The remaining three peacocks have notbeen located. The staff at the Zoo will continue to work with authorities tolocate the peacocks and bring them to safety. 

Photo Credit: NBC10]]>
<![CDATA[Astronauts Spot Kilauea Lava Flow From Space]]> Wed, 06 Jun 2018 13:25:11 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/kilauea-lava-flow-night-space.jpg

Mount Kilauea eruptions are so huge, astronauts can see them from space. NASA and the ESA released stunning photos from space showing the unstoppable lava flow from Kilauea's latest activity. The nightime photo not only shows Kilauea, but lava spewing from the volcano. An incredible daytime image shows at least three active fissures feeding fiery lava flows traveling three miles downslope to the Pacific Ocean.

Photo Credit: NASA]]>
<![CDATA[Service Dog Gives Birth While Waiting to Board Flight]]> Tue, 29 May 2018 15:08:45 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+SERVICE+DOG+BIRTH+052518.00_00_02_29.Still006.jpg

Eleanor Rigby, a two-year-old golden retriever service dog, went into labor and gave birth to eight puppies while waiting with her owner at the Tampa International Airport.

<![CDATA[Search Underway for Runaway Snake]]> Thu, 24 May 2018 16:54:12 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_webpythonloose_1920x1080.jpg

A runaway 14-foot python is on the loose in Beech Grove, Indiana. The owner of the snake, Bennie Tarplee, said that the python went missing last week, but he waited five days to contact the police.

Photo Credit: WTHR-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Texas Boy Crashes ATV, Gets Bitten by Snake]]> Wed, 23 May 2018 14:54:51 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_snakebite0523_1920x1080.jpg

A 12-year-old Texas boy is recovering after a bizarre series of events that left him with a broken leg and rattlesnake bite.

Photo Credit: KXAN-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Man Arrested After Barrels of Moonshine Discovered in Home]]> Thu, 24 May 2018 02:19:10 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_moonshinea0523_1920x1080.jpg

A Leake County, Mississippi man was arrested after a moonshine still was found at his home. The 55-gallon barrels were sitting in his bedroom among animal feces and human urine.

Photo Credit: WLBT-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Texas' 'King of the Commode' Looks to Abdicate Throne]]> Tue, 22 May 2018 17:25:13 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/king-of-commode-+%284%29.jpg

A Texas man with an unusual hobby is giving up his throne -- or, thrones for that matter.

Meet 96-year-old Barney Smith, a retired plumber and current "toilet seat artist" who lives outside San Antonio.

Over the last five decades, Smith has created more than 1,300 pieces of toilet art, earning him the nickname "King of the Commode." Now suffering from arthritis, Smith is looking for someone to continue his work -- and take over his museum.

Through the years he's kept his sense of humor about the hobby turned craft.

"If I would have just read my Bible as many hours as I spent on my toilet seats, I'd be a better man," Smith said.

Smith, turns 97 Saturday -- the same day a book titled "King of the Commode: Barney Smith & His Toilet Seat Art Museum" will be released celebrating his art.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Monkey Escapes Cage at San Antonio Airport]]> Tue, 22 May 2018 09:43:06 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/SA-airport-baboon.jpg

A monkey escaped from its crate Monday afternoon at San Antonio International Airport but was shot with a tranquilizer and was recovered safely.

Officials said the monkey got out of his crate in an isolated baggage area where animals are checked upon arrival. The monkey, a rhesus macaque named Dawkins, according to NBC affiliate WOAI, was on his way to a local animal sanctuary and refuge.

Dawkins was on an American Airlines flight to the Alamo City from Chicago when he "inadvertently became free of his cage," the carrier said. He was contained in an isolated area away from staff and customers and officials from the San Antonio Zoo were called in to ensure his safety.

The zoo said on Twitter that it conducts regular emergency drills so it was prepared for such incidents and transfered the monkey to its owner. 

The monkey had been confined to the baggage handling area and tranquilized, San Antonio Aviation Director Russ Handy said.

He couldn't say how rare such incidents are at the airport.

"People that have been here at the airport a while can't remember this type of thing happening," Handy said. "We transport a lot of the animals and the rules on kennels and how they're supposed to be secure are very clear, so I would say it's very rare."

Photo Credit: WOAI-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Parents Asking for Help to Evict 30-Year-Old Son]]> Tue, 22 May 2018 01:35:20 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_familyeviction0518_1920x1080.jpg

A couple in Camillus, New York is asking for a court's help to get their 30-year-old son out of their house.

Photo Credit: WSTM-TV]]>
<![CDATA['Very Sober' Man Calls 911 to Report Pig Following Him: Cops]]> Mon, 21 May 2018 08:38:23 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/pig+custody.jpg

Cops in one Ohio town got an usual 911 call over the weekend. It was from a man who said he was walking home from an Amtrak station. 

And, according to the man, there was a pig following him. And he didn't know what to do about it. 

In a hilarious Facebook post early Saturday, cops said "night shift responded to the obviously drunk guy" who must have been "hallucinating" and found instead a "very sober male" walking east on Center Ridge in Elyria. He was, in fact, walking away from the Amtrak station, not from a bar, as they thought. 

"Oh, and he was being followed by a pig," the post said. "Yes, a pig." 

An officer managed to get the pig into his cruiser, where the animal was seen appearing to rest comfortably on the black leather seat. It was then taken to a secure location and returned to its owner hours later. 

The North Ridgeville Police Department also preempted any attempts to poke insensitive fun: "Also, we will mention the irony of the pig in a police car now so that anyone that thinks they’re funny is actually unoriginal and trying too hard. Have a great day."

Photo Credit: North Ridgeville Police Department]]>
<![CDATA['Hats Off': Wis. HS Senior Prank Is So Good Even Police Applaud]]> Tue, 15 May 2018 16:33:20 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/32405600_1737888212967551_2061377868771885056_o.jpg

Even Wisconsin police had to applaud a group of high school seniors for their hilarious prank before graduation.

Senior pranks are often the thing of spring for high school graduates, but the latest one from Cumberland High School seniors is making waves for its creativity.

According to photos posted by local police, the seniors took what appears to be the back half of a vehicle and placed it outside their principal’s office, using a tarp and placing bricks around the vehicle to make it appear as though a car drove into the building.

The back of the vehicle had “CHS Class of 2018, We’re Bustin’ Out” written on it and side windows read “C-ya May 19, 2018.”

“Hats off to the Cumberland High School Class of 2018 on your senior prank. Congratulation Class of 2018 on one of best senior pranks that Cumberland High School has seen,” Cumberland police wrote on Facebook.

According to a Facebook post from the school district, the vehicle involved in the prank was an “old junker.”

“Using tape and a black tarp, the students created the illusion of damage, making it look like the car crashed into the side of the building,” the district wrote. “The best part? This prank included absolutely no damage at all to school property, which is why police singled it out.”

Photo Credit: Cumberland, Wisc., Police Department/Facebook
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<![CDATA[Kangaroo Gets Loose, Hops Along Side of Road]]> Tue, 15 May 2018 15:32:42 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/Photo0000510.jpg

A pet kangaroo got loose in South Carolina and was seen hopping along the side of the road. A responding officer thought dispatch was joking when he got the call. The kangaroo was corralled by its owner back into its pen and is safe now.

Photo Credit: Curtis Holt]]>
<![CDATA[Couple Wakes Up to Gator on Front Porch]]> Tue, 15 May 2018 15:29:32 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_webgator_1920x10801.jpg

Louise Monteith says that early Monday morning her and her husband heard noises on their South Carolina front porch, thinking it was a dog or a cat, they ignored it. Turns out it was a seven-foot alligator.

Photo Credit: WCBD-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Invade Television Station]]> Mon, 14 May 2018 17:01:02 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/Photo000075.jpg

A mama bear and her two cubs went to visit a Colorado TV station. The bears wandered into the parking lot of KOAA-TV, the NBC station in Colorado Springs. A photographer from the station got a surprise when he opened the back door and spotted the bear and her cubs. After both parties were scared, the bears left the area.

Photo Credit: KOAA-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Bobcat Delivers Backyard Surprise]]> Mon, 14 May 2018 16:52:38 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/211*120/Photo000068.jpg

A California couple woke up to find a special visitor making an appearance outside their Rancho Mirage home. Cell video shows a full grown bobcat in the couple's backyard. The cat jumped a wall and into a neighbor's yard.

Photo Credit: Dave Matetich]]>
<![CDATA[Accused 'Peeping Tom' Offers Bizarre Defense]]> Mon, 14 May 2018 15:49:02 -0500 https://media.nbcdfw.com/images/213*120/NC_peepingtom0514_1920x1080.jpg

A man is facing charges after taking "up-skirt" photos of unsuspecting women inside an Oklahoma City Walmart. Oklahoma City Police Master Sgt. Gary Knight stated the man "claimed his attorney told him it's perfectly legal for him to do this in a public place. Which it was explained to him clearly that it's not."

Photo Credit: KFOR-TV]]>