<![CDATA[NBC4 Washington - Weird News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/weird http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/WASH+NBC4+BLUE.png NBC4 Washington http://www.nbcwashington.com en-us Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:46:19 -0400 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:46:19 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Yawning Suspect to Judge: "I Don't Care, Man"]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:36:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/041614+joseph+butler+judge+john+hurley.jpg
A yawning suspect earned a stern rebuke and a trip to jail after he told a South Florida judge, "I don't care, man." Joseph Butler was facing grand theft and resisting arrest charges when he appeared...]]>
<![CDATA[Unbelievable Animal Stories: Bullet-Riddled Orangutan Rescued]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:40:29 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/485247939.jpg
Check out some of the craziest animals and the stories behind them.

Photo Credit: SUTANTA ADITYA/AFP/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Gets B-Day Card in Mail 45 Years Late]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:14:19 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/1969+mail1.JPG
A birthday card that was intended to reach a young Brooklyn woman on her 19th birthday has finally reached its destination, 45 years after it was first mailed. Two days later, another letter with the...]]>
<![CDATA[Smart Cars Flipped Over in San Francisco]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:43:35 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/04-07-2014-smart-10.jpg
Someone's been vandalizing compact Smart cars in San Francisco, flipping the tiny vehicles on their heads and rear ends in the streets of San Francisco.]]>
<![CDATA[Owner Found Lost Horse in Md.]]> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:07:54 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/lost+horse.jpg
A lost horse was found wandering around Mechanicsville, Md., Friday morning, but was found by its owner later.]]>
<![CDATA[Caught on Camera: Burglar in the Buff]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 07:58:30 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/burglar2.jpg
Police say a man was arrested after breaking into a home while wearing nothing but a cowboy hat in Johns Creek, Georgia on Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: "Quite Alarming" Video Shows Woman Feeding Alligator]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:13:42 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/215*120/feeding-gator.JPG
A woman was caught on camera feeding an alligator at a Port St. Lucie senior living complex.]]>
<![CDATA[The Craziest Food Heists]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:55:56 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/generic-eggs-food-generic.jpg
Honey, nuts and cheese top the list of the most expensive — and delicious — food heists.

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<![CDATA[Unfortunate Truck Spills]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:49:28 -0400 here.]]> here.]]> http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/fwpd-287-cattle-wreck1.jpg
The fear of overloaded trucks crashing on the highway and spilling their contents might not be so irrational at all. Click here to see some unfortunate truck spills around the nation.]]>
<![CDATA[Breast Milk Donor to Break Record]]> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:57:14 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/denton_mom_breast_milk.jpg
When Alyse Ogletree first started donating breast milk, she just wanted to do something good. The North Texas woman never expected it would lead her to likely become a world record holder.

Photo Credit: NBC 5 News]]>
<![CDATA[Suspect Inadvertently Asks Deputy for a Ride]]> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:24:26 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/kareem+moore.jpg
A man is behind bars after he inadvertently asked an undercover officer for a ride in Deerfield Beach Wednesday, police said. Broward Sheriff's deputies said the suspect, who had just stolen an Audi SUV, dumped...]]>
<![CDATA["Crazy Cat Lady" Will Face Charges: SPCA]]> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:42:15 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Frankford+Cat+Hoarder+Cat+Lady+Sign.jpg
A sign on the gate of the home reads "I'm the Crazy Cat Lady. And this is the crazy cat house."

Photo Credit: NBC10.com - Pete Kane]]>
<![CDATA[Flirty Burglary Suspect Arrested in San Mateo]]> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:44:46 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/03-25-2014-flirty-burglar.jpg
Police in Silicon Valley say they set up a suspected burglar on a “first date” he likely regrets. Keveen Quintanilla, 31, is accused of burglarizing a restaurant in San Mateo. Police say he was caught in the act...

Photo Credit: San Mateo Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Arcade Fire's Huge Papier–Mâché Mask Stolen During Show]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:36:06 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/arcade+fire+masks.jpg
If you took a huge papier–mâché bobblehead mask from the Arcade Fire show in Bridgeport last week, the band wants it back very badly, no questions asked.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Family Frees Deer Stuck in Fence ]]> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:45:09 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/223*120/deerfence.jpg
A Massachusetts family got a surprise close encounter with wildlife over the weekend, when what looked like two branches sticking out of their fence turned out to be a deer in need of a rescue. It started Sunday

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Coyote Rescued From High Water in Florida]]> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 11:42:23 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/CoyoteResized.png
A young coyote was rescued from a rising tide by animal rescuers on Singer Island, Fla. The animal had been seen on a dock earlier in the day but jumped into the water and got stuck along the seawall. ]]>
<![CDATA[Man Scales SUV, Strips, Taunts Cops]]> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 11:05:18 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Naked+Man+Wilmington+blur.jpg
A Delaware man was arrested on suspicion of drug use after he stripped naked on a busy street, climbed on top of an SUV and taunted police. Wilmington Police tell NBC10.com they believe Darren Staats, 28,...

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<![CDATA[Saints Square Off in "Lent Madness" Bracket]]> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:46:13 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/Francis_Xavier.jpg
There are no hoops, no high tops and no pep bands here, but there is a bracket. Lent Madness has a a field of 32 and even its own media guide called the "Saintly Scorecard."

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<![CDATA[WATCH: News Anchors Dive Under Desk During Quake]]> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 09:46:41 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/270*120/Screen+shot+2014-03-17+at+1.15.18+PM.png
Two Los Angeles morning news anchors dove for cover when a magnitude-4.4 temblor rattled the region during their TV broadcast. KTLA's Chris Schauble and Megan Henderson were reading the news as normal...]]>
<![CDATA["Wanted" Fugitive Googles Himself]]> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 13:36:58 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/03-14-2014-Viatafa.jpg
Be careful when you Google yourself, Bay Area authorities are warning. In the case of Christopher Viatafa, who Googled himself and found his photo on Northern California’s Most Wanted website, he turned himself...

Photo Credit: San Leandro police]]>
<![CDATA[Wildest Food Crazes]]> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:26:00 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/waffle-taco-bell-01.jpg
Cronuts, cupcakes and frozen s'mores are just some of the recent food trends that have swept the culinary world.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Foolish Robbers: Cash Eater and Pantsless Pilferer ]]> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:15:34 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/robber-pants-fall-brooklyn.jpg
A robbery at a Brooklyn bodega involving a man whose pants fell down was the latest of several recent poorly executed criminal raids across the country.]]>
<![CDATA[Man, 70, Arrested in Bank Robbery]]> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:55:44 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/031214+fort+lauderdale+bank+robbery+george+hernandez.jpg
A 70-year-old man has been arrested for robbing a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., bank, the FBI said Wednesday. George M. Hernandez was arrested last week in the Feb. 5 robbery of the SunTrust Bank, the FBI

Photo Credit: FBI]]>
<![CDATA[Bee Attack in SoCal Leaves 2 Hospitalized]]> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:36:53 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/bee_swarm_bees_generic_honey.jpg
Two people were treated for bee stings after a car struck a tree and knocked down a beehive in the Los Angeles area on Sunday.]]>
<![CDATA[Seal Spotted Sunbathing in Brooklyn]]> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:38:55 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/sunbathing+seal.jpg
A seal was spotted sunbathing near the water at the Newtown Creek Nature Walk in Brooklyn Sunday. Officials believe the seal came in with high tide, and was probably chasing

Photo Credit: DEP]]>
<![CDATA[Fortune Cookie Numbers Win Lotto]]> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 07:48:22 -0400 http://media.nbcwashington.com/images/213*120/fortune-cookie-lottery.jpg
A fortune cookie from a Chinese restaurant in New York City lived up to its name after a Bronx woman won the lottery by playing the numbers on the message inside. Emma Duvoll, 75, won $2 million after five...]]>