<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - Weird News]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/weird http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego https://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usTue, 21 Nov 2017 20:10:44 -0800Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:10:44 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trio of Elephants Get Up-Close Look at Georgia Highway Fire]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:47:50 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/tennessee+elephant+truck+fire.jpg
Firefighters battling a truck fire in Georgia early Monday probably couldn't ignore the elephant in the room — three elephants, that is, standing by the side of the highway.They'd been evacuated from...

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<![CDATA[6-Foot Croc Spotted Sunbathing on Florida Beach]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:12:34 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/112017+crocodile+captured+hollywood+beach.jpg
A 6-foot crocodile was spotted sun bathing on a Florida beach Monday morning, drawing dozens of onlookers as it sat in the surf.Police responded to Hollywood Beach near N. Surf Road and Haynes Street...

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<![CDATA[Researcher in Va. 'Half Car Seat, Half Man' Video Revealed]]> Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:57:51 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/080717+car+with+hidden+driver.jpg
The identity of the "half car seat, half man" who sped away from NBC Washington transportation reporter Adam Tuss in August has finally been revealed, after Tuss caught up with the man whose car seat disguise...

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<![CDATA[Flight Attendant Puts on a Show for Safety Announcements]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:37:27 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/flightattendant.png
A Southwest Airlines flight attendant was captured putting on a little show during safety announcements.]]>
<![CDATA[Images: Homemade 'Drug Cannon' Seized in Mexico ]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 06:45:12 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Drug-Cannon-PGR-Sonora-111317_4.jpg
In these images provided to NBC 7 and Telemundo 20 by PGR Sonora, you can see the cannon seized by officials in Mexico with more than 200 packages of marijuana and nearly 2,000 bullets.

Photo Credit: PGR Sonora]]>
<![CDATA[Tampa Man Faces Eviction Over Emotional Support Squirrel]]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:52:40 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/FL04M_SUPPORT_SQUIRREL_FIGHT_1200x675_1094912579807.jpg
A Tampa man is fighting to keep what he calls his "support squirrel" in his condo. Jamel Lanee spoke to the man who just got an eviction notice.]]>
<![CDATA[637-Pound Green Bean Casserole Is a Record-Breaker]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:39:07 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ho-ho-ho-casserole.jpg
A heaping Guinness World Record-breaking serving of green bean casserole was dished out at Macy's Herald Square Thursday, tipping the scales at 637 pounds a week ahead of Thanksgiving.

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<![CDATA[Police: License Plate Made From Pizza Box Doesn't Fly]]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 10:58:15 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Fake+license+plate1.jpg
Police in Massachusetts are warning drivers not to make their own license plates after one car was recently spotted with a homemade one.On the Hopkinton Police Department's Facebook page, police posted...

Photo Credit: Hopkinton Police Department via Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect Hands Out Free Doughnuts During Armed Robbery]]> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 08:07:58 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/donut+store+robbery.jpg
Police are searching for three suspects who were caught on video robbing a Texas doughnut shop and giving out free pastries to customers inside the store. Houston Police Department's Robbery Division released...

<![CDATA[No Kidding: These Goats Are for Delivering Flowers]]> Thu, 09 Nov 2017 12:37:41 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/goat+pic.jpg
<![CDATA[Chubby Raccoon Gets Stuck in Sewer Grate]]> Fri, 03 Nov 2017 10:39:09 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+FAT+RACCOON+THUMB.jpg
A heavyset critter was found stuck in a sewer grate in a Northern Chicago suburb. Zion police officers came upon the “little” creature and with the help of animal control were able to free him.]]>
<![CDATA[Raccoon That Ate Too Much Got Stuck in Sewer Grate: PD]]> Fri, 03 Nov 2017 09:02:12 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/racoon+zion.png
Turns out the feeling many people relate to after a big meal isn't unique to humans.One raccoon in a Chicago suburb apparently ate so well it got caught in a sewer grate Thursday.Authorities said they found...

Photo Credit: Zion Police Department
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<![CDATA[Statue of 45-Foot Woman Won't Stand on National Mall]]> Fri, 27 Oct 2017 10:09:46 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/woman+statue+pic.jpg
A permit to bring a 45-foot statue of a naked woman to Washington, D.C. was denied by the National Park Service.]]>
<![CDATA[Watch a Giant Pumpkin Regatta]]> Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:10:50 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Pumpkins1023_MP4-150884532784700002.jpg
What is a more autumn activity than racing giant pumpkins? Students from the West Virginia University held their inaugural Giant Pumpkin Regatta Boat Race as part of Mountaineer Week - just in time for...]]>
<![CDATA[Olympians' Favorite Halloween Candy]]> Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:15:25 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/HALLOWEEN+CANDY+THUMB.jpg
With Halloween a week away, members of Team USA talk about their favorite Halloween candy - and the worst things to get when trick-or-treating.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Builds Two-Story ‘Star Wars’ Transport Replica]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 05:43:59 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+Star+Wars+Display+THUMB.jpg
Nick Meyer decided that his AT-AT walker model wasn’t big enough, so he built a two-story replica of the famous “Star Wars” vehicle on the front lawn of his house. The display has inspired some]]>
<![CDATA[Paddington Bear Dances with the Duchess of Cambridge]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:43:41 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+PADDINGTON+DANCE+Thumb.jpg
Paddington Bear shared a dance with the Duchess of Cambridge, the former Kate Middleton, at a charity event the Royals were hosting at the famous Paddington Station, where the iconic children's book character...]]>
<![CDATA[This Is What Happens When You Take a Fidget Spinner to Space]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:25:48 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DIT+SPACE+FIDGET+SPINNER+THUMB.jpg
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station tested a fidget spinner in zero gravity. They had time to play with the popular toy in between three scheduled space walks this month.]]>
<![CDATA[Top 3 Friday the 13th Spooky San Diego Attractions ]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:19:35 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Friday13-GettyImages-492064576.jpg
In honor of Friday the 13th we’ve assembled a list of the top 3 places you should go for a spooky-good time.

Photo Credit: LightRocket via Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Cows Keep Traffic From Moo-ving on Nashville Parkway]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 15:32:09 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/cowshighway.png
A truck carrying cows overturned in Nashville, Tennessee, allowing the animals to roam free.]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Gets Head Stuck Chasing Ball]]> Tue, 10 Oct 2017 09:32:12 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/doggy+head+stuck.jpg
A golden retriever bent on retrieving a ball got his head stuck in a hole Monday near San Diego, California.

Photo Credit: Lakeside Fire]]>
<![CDATA[Man Clings to Front of School Bus in Road Rage Case]]> Mon, 09 Oct 2017 06:40:46 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Man_Clings_to_Bus_in_Road_Rage_Incident-150755184653400002.jpg
Baltimore police arrested a man in a bizarre case of road rage last Thursday, after a video showed him clinging to the front of a moving school bus and banging on the hood while demanding the driver open...]]>
<![CDATA[Restaurant Owner Admits to Smuggling Forbidden Seafood]]> Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:04:11 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Illegal+seafood+charges.jpg
A New York restaurant owner pleaded guilty to conspiring to smuggle rare and restricted seafood into the country from Mexico, according to the U.S. Attorney's office for the Southern District of California.]]>
<![CDATA[Last Chance to Smell Stinky 'Corpse Flower': SDGB]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:49:50 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Second+Corpse+Flower+bloom.JPG
Curious smellers who missed their chance to catch a whiff of the stinky "corpse flower" have been granted a new opportunity Thursday, with a second deathly flower in full bloom.

Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb/SDBG
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<![CDATA[What's That Smell? Stinky 'Corpse Flower' Blooms]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:28:18 -0800 https://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/MrStinkyCorpseFlower.JPG
Visitors are drawn like bees to a rare and unusual bloom known as a "corpse flower" that reeks of rotting flesh at the San Diego Botanic Garden Tuesday.

Photo Credit: Rachel Cobb/SDBG
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