Category : NBC 5 Weird

News / NBC 5 Weird - 1 year ago

911 Call Over Botched Pizza Order

A woman called 911 to complain that a Hartford, Connecticut, pizza shop made a mistake with her order and wouldn’t return her money.The woman said she ordered a small half-cheese, half-bacon pizza from Empire...Photo Credit: NBC10 - Dan Stamm

News / NBC 5 Weird - 1 year ago

Seal Pup Found in Calif. Yard

A 9-month-old, tagged California fur seal found its way to a home in Fremont Thursday morning, puzzling cops and neighbors over how the small mammal waddled its way there.Police spokeswoman Geneva Bosques made...Photo Credit: Fremont Police Departmen...

News / NBC 5 Weird - 1 year ago

'Boaty McBoatface' Floats in UK Ship-Naming Poll

When scientists in the U.K. asked the public to name their new $290 million polar research ship, they expected the name of an explorer or a naturalist. Apparently, they didn't factor in the Brits' oddball sense...Photo Credit: Natural Environment Res...

News / NBC 5 Weird - 1 year ago

'Boaty McBoatface' Floats in UK Ship-Naming Polll

When scientists in the U.K. asked the public to name their new $290 million polar research ship, they expected the name of an explorer or a naturalist. Apparently, they didn't factor in the Brits' oddball sense...Photo Credit: Natural Environment Res...

News / NBC 5 Weird - 1 year ago

Hashtags on Bank Robbery Notes: PD

Prince George's County police say a man believed to be linked to at least nine bank robberies in Maryland used notes that included the hashtags #nopolice and #afterwork?Leroy Earl-Morris Daley, 45, likely will...Photo Credit: Prince George's County P...

News / NBC 5 Weird - 1 year ago

Huge Trump Parody Hat Stolen

A giant, red hat with a message echoing Donald Trump's campaign slogan was stolen off a well-known statue in Redondo Beach, California, Tuesday in a middle-of-the-night theft caught on surveillance camera, the...Photo Credit: Joe Oliveri

News / NBC 5 Weird - 1 year ago

Driver's Live Stream Ends with DWI

A Long Island man used the video streaming app "Periscope" to broadcast himself driving his Lexus at 1 a.m. along the Ocean Parkway in Nassau County, state police said Sunday.Police dispatchers in Farmingdale...Photo Credit: New York State Police

News / NBC 5 Weird - 1 year ago

Man Posed as Dead Neighbor: Police

A North Texas man suspected of posing as his dead neighbor, selling the man's home and spending thousands with his debit card, has been charged with murder in connection with the man's death, according...Photo Credit: NBC 5 News/Dallas Police This st...

News / NBC 5 Weird - 1 year ago

Man in Texas Posed As Dead Neighbor

A North Texas man suspected of assuming the identity of a dead man and committing several illegal acts of deception has been arrested in Southern California, police say. Christopher Brian Colbert, 43,...Photo Credit: NBC 5 News/Dallas Police This st...

News / NBC 5 Weird - 1 year ago

Man Breaks Into Store & Pays for Cigarettes

Police in New Mexico say a man broke into a convenience store to buy cigarettes, NBC News reported.The man, identified as Ellis C. Battista, 24, pounded on the door of a Bradley, New Mexico, convenience...Photo Credit: Las Cruces Police Department