<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Weird News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/weird http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.com en-us Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:09:44 -0700 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:09:44 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Giant Millipedes Intercepted at SFO]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:32:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/sfo-millipedes.jpg
A crocodile that may have attacked on two swimmers in Coral Gables died after it was caught in a canal, officials said Friday. The crocodile, which measured a whopping 12-foot-10, was nabbed after traps were set...

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<![CDATA[Weird News Photos: Giant Deflated Duck]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:05:01 -0700 here.]]> here.]]> http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/deflated+rubber+duck.PNG
Check out these weird news photos from around the world.

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<![CDATA[Wildest Food Crazes: International Bacon Day]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:52:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/e5f14e57ae9d43c2ac1acf4455526ca6.jpg
Cronuts, cupcakes and frozen s'mores are just some of the recent food trends that have swept the culinary world.]]>
<![CDATA[Giant Rubber Duck Forced to Deflate]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:10:50 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/deflated+rubber+duck.PNG
The six-story tall floating rubber duckie drawing crowds from all over SoCal to the Port of LA in San Pedro has been moved to the World Cruise Terminal because it’s too popular, an event organizer said Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Human Skull Donated to Thrift Store]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:34:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/013012+human+skull+generic.jpg
Police asked for the public's help to locate whoever donated a human skull to an Austin, Texas, thrift store. Homicide Detective Derek Israel said Wednesday that foul play was not suspected in the...

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<![CDATA[Unbelievable Animals: Rare Blue Lobster Found]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:07:27 -0700 here.]]> here.]]> http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/Blue+Lobster.jpg
Check out some of the craziest animals and the stories behind them.

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<![CDATA[Shell Shocker: Rare Blue Lobster Found]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:57:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/rareblue-lobster.jpg
A rare blue lobster has found a permanent home at the Maine State Aquarium. 14 year-old Meghan Laplante was out pulling traps with her dad on Saturday when they pulled up the rare blue lobster.]]>
<![CDATA[Wiggly Lines Fixed After Confusing Commute]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:20:34 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/219*120/restriping+wiggly+lines.jpg
Police in Maryland are investigating after a body was found in two bags Sunday morning in a suburb northwest of Washington, D.C. Police found the body parts after receiving a call asking them to check up on...]]>
<![CDATA[Cops: Couple Had Fake Babies]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:48:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/fake-baby-th.jpg
A 5-day-old New Jersey boy is in critical but stable condition after he stopped breathing suddenly over the weekend, possibly because of a bacterial infection, his parents]]>
<![CDATA[Calif. Bill: Dogs Can Eat Out]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:18:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/051213+Cupcake+dog.jpg
Bay Area animal shelters are bracing for what they fear may be an ill-advised rush to acquire pet turtles and tortoises after the box office success of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie."We fear...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Shows Up for Jail in T-Shirt With Picture of His Mug Shot]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:32:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/1200x675-Burt1.jpg
A Maine man who reported for a jail sentence showed up in some odd attire.

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<![CDATA[Navy Puts Sailboat Up for Public Auction]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:57:17 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/navy+sailboat+auction.JPG
A Poway girl has died after falling 550 feet into a canyon at Yellowstone National Park Sunday morning.

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<![CDATA[Man Gets Shot in Head, Walks to Hospital]]> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 04:17:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Hospital+generic+722.jpg
A man in a New York suburb with a gunshot wound to the head was apparently able to walk himself to the hospital, authorities in Westchester County said Saturday. Authorities were investigating the circumstances...]]>
<![CDATA[Pot Plants Worth $5M Removed From SoCal Public Park]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 04:44:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/pot+bust+oc+august+15+copy.jpg
A wrong-way motorist accused of driving under the influence of meth and hitting and injuring multiple cyclists on Fiesta Island pleaded not guilty Friday to felony charges.]]>
<![CDATA[Uncanny: "Canstruction" Sculptures Made From Thousands of Cans ]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:31:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Canstruction_39%5B1%5D.jpg
Sculptures made of cans are on display at Merchandise Mart in Chicago as part of the 8th annual Canstruction competition, during which teams create the large sculptures made of thousands of canned goods.

Photo Credit: Tatiana Walk-Morris]]>
<![CDATA["Ima Thief" Busted for Stealing: PD]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 08:07:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/imathiefbondcourt.jpg
A South Florida man who told police his name was Ima Thief was met by a judge's laughter when he appeared in bond court Thursday on charges he tried to steal two televisions from a

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<![CDATA[Residents Set Up Dog Walker "Wall of Shame"]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:23:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Dog-Poop-Shaming.jpg
Dog walkers who don’t clean up after their pets on one Brooklyn street could find themselves in for a surprise nastier than the messes their pooches leave behind, thanks to a group of fed-up...]]>
<![CDATA[Number Goof Leads to Years of Alcatraz Misdials]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 09:36:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/edtAP7106130276.jpg
Police arrested an Elmo, a Spider-Man and two men dressed as Iron Man in Times Square over the weekend as authorities posted fliers in the Crossroads of the World reminding tourists they don't have to pay...

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<![CDATA[Elderly Woman Caught With Cash in Girdle at Airport]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:39:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cash-generic-722x406.jpg
A Philadelphia mom is searching for answers after the deadly Ebola virus took the lives of two of her children. Georgia Nah was thrusted into the spotlight July 25 when her son, Patrick Sawyer, 40 became...

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<![CDATA[Caught on Camera: Woman Steals Plants From Bakery]]> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 11:43:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/plant+thief.PNG
Surveillance cameras captured video of a woman stealing plants from an Atwater Village bakery Wednesday night.

Photo Credit: Village Bakery and Cafe]]>
<![CDATA[Shoplifters Swipe Lobsters, Rogaine, Whitening Strips: Cops]]> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:29:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Suffolk-County-Shoplifters.jpg
People in one New Jersey town were surprised when they saw a black bear taking a stroll down the street on its hind legs earlier this week. A resident in Jefferson Township posted a video to YouTube showing the...

Photo Credit: SCPD]]>
<![CDATA[Wildlife Trophies Seized by US Customs Agents]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 08:34:42 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Wildlife+seizure+5.jpg
When U.S. Customs agents opened a shipping container headed for the Philippines on July 23, they were greeted by a whole host of creatures, including a mounted baboon, bobcat and African antelope head.

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<![CDATA[Real or Hoax? Bear Walks on Legs]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:42:46 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Bear-Generic.jpg
Archaeologists surveying land near Scott's Plantation in Anne Arundel County, Maryland have discovered the site of decades-old slave barracks. The land they're focused on had belonged to Francis Scott...

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<![CDATA[Boa Still on the Loose in South Jersey Town]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 23:38:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Boa-on-the-Loose-New-Pic.jpg
A case pitting a casino against gamblers who won $1.5 million in a game with unshuffled card decks may be heading toward trial. In April 2012, 14 mini-baccarat players racked up the winnings over 41...

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<![CDATA[Monkey Bites Woman at Pizzeria]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:24:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/monkey-bites-woman-beaumont.jpg
One of the tasks of U.S. Customs and Border Protection at Washington Dulles International Airport is to intercept agriculture products that pose potential threats to America's industries, but a few unusual items...

Photo Credit: Riverside County Animal Services]]>
<![CDATA[Company Pays Settlement in Buckets of Loose Change]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:01:06 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Andres+Carrasco.jpg
A 48-year-old man in Southern California killed in a flash flood in the San Bernardino County mountains was a father of two who loved the outdoors, family and friends said Monday.

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<![CDATA[Tortoise Reunited With Human Family]]> Sun, 03 Aug 2014 21:51:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/209*120/dirk+the+turtle.JPG
The owner of a pit bull who survived a 25-foot plunge from a New York City highway has stepped forward, according to veterinary office caring for the wounded pooch. The animal hospital caring for the canine says...

Photo Credit: Alhambra Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Police Take in 150-Pound Tortoise]]> Sun, 03 Aug 2014 12:36:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/alhambra-tortoise-found.jpg
It took two officers to take a 150-pound tortoise into custody, the Alhambra Police Department said in a Facebook post Saturday. "The tortoise did try to make a run for it; but, our officers are pretty

Photo Credit: Alhambra Police Department via Facebook]]>
<![CDATA["ManServants," New SF Startup, Promises to Cater to Whoever Pays Them]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 16:24:52 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/manservant-th.jpg
A Miami Beach homicide detective will get his job back and back pay after he successfully argued that he tested positive for cocaine last year because he had used a sexual aid cream a few days before the...]]>
<![CDATA[Cop Blames Sex Cream ]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:25:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/miami+beach+police.jpg
Police have now concluded that a Comic-Con cosplayer initially thought to have been brutally assaulted was not the victim of a sexual assault and beating.

Photo Credit: NBC 6 South Florida]]>
<![CDATA[Zoo Gets Fruit From Flipped Truck]]> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 02:16:22 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/elephant8.jpg
Passengers in a car traveling through Topsfield, Massachusetts on Wednesday morning had a frightening ordeal when an ax became lodged in their windshield. They were driving on Route 95 southbound around...

Photo Credit: Erin Harrison/Oakland Zoo]]>
<![CDATA[Florida Couple Answers Door, Finds Gator on Porch]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:16:28 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/073114+coral+springs+gator.jpg
A Coral Springs couple who heard a knocking on their door got the surprise of a lifetime when they found a 9-foot gator on their front porch.

Photo Credit: NBC6.com]]>
<![CDATA[Thousands of Blue Sea Creatures Wash Up on Calif. Beaches]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:47:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/velella.jpg
Thousands of dead gray and white fish washed up on the sand of Manresa State Beach in Aptos Friday morning, according to KSBW.

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<![CDATA[Truck Dumps 60K Pounds of Bananas in Livermore]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:07:20 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/180*120/banana4.jpg
A truck carrying 60,000 pounds of bananas from Mexico tipped over in Livermore on Monday morning, closing a portion of the highway near the Altamont Pass.

Photo Credit: Steve Rose]]>