Category : NBC 5 Weird

News / NBC 5 Weird - 6 months ago

Woman Sues Zara Over Dead Rat

A Manhattan woman is suing Spanish fashion retailer Zara after she says she found a rat sewn into a dress she bought at one of their stores. In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court last week, 24-year-old...Photo Credit: Getty Images This story...

News / NBC 5 Weird - 6 months ago

Man Arrested in Air Horn Incidents

An air horn that sounds like a train has been terrorizing the residents of El Segundo for weeks, but police in the Southern California city have just arrested a man in connection with the noise — with air...Photo Credit: El Segundo Police Department

News / NBC 5 Weird - 6 months ago

Fungus Furniture

Ecovative Design on Green Island, New York, is taking an unusual approach to making their furniture by growing their building boards from mycelium instead of using wood, metal or other conventional materials.

News / NBC 5 Weird - 6 months ago

Panda Wrestles Zoo Intruder

A man sneaked into a giant panda enclosure at a zoo in southeast China and ended up wrestling with a panda. Chinese state broadcaster CCTV showed surveillance video of the incident.Photo Credit: EBU

News / NBC 5 Weird - 6 months ago

'So So Sorry' for Stealing Car

One woman was lucky enough to have her car stolen — not by a thief, but by someone who was just a bit confused. Erin Hatzi of Portland, Oregon, had her red Subaru stolen right out of her driveway Tuesday night...Photo Credit: KGW-TV

News / NBC 5 Weird - 6 months ago

'Flintstone House' Listed on Airbnb

The three-bedroom, two-bathroom house in Northern California is striking for its amorphous dome shapes made of wire and shotcrete. Now listed on the short-term rentals site, visitors can spend a few nights...

News / NBC 5 Weird - 7 months ago

Wild Pigs Chow Down on Calif. Yards

Front yards are being ripped up in a San Jose neighborhood, and while residents are well aware of who the culprits are, there's very little they can do.The torn-up lawns are the work of wild pigs on a feeding...Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area

News / NBC 5 Weird - 7 months ago

Carpool Lane Trip With Trump Cutout Leads to Ticket

A Washington state trooper ticketed a driver trying to get through the carpool lane with a giant cutout of Donald Trump's head Tuesday morning."You see a lot of things in your career, including mannequins, but...Photo Credit: Washington State Patrol

News / NBC 5 Weird - 8 months ago

Sword Stolen From Joan of Arc Statue in DC Park

Who stole the sword?The sword Joan of Arc wields in a statue in Northwest Washington's Meridian Hill Park has vanished and the National Park Service says it was stolen.The French heroine clutched only...Photo Credit: NBC Washington

News / NBC 5 Weird - 8 months ago

Pizza Vending Machine

Piping hot pizza could soon be headed to a vending machine near you. Pizza Touch is testing three pizza vending machines at Florida gas stations, two in Orlando and one in Lakeland.Photo Credit: WFLA