Weird News, Strange News, and Odd News | NBC Connecticut

Weird News, Strange News, and Odd News

Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 10:36 AM EDT

Watch: Raccoon Spotted Riding the Subway in NYC

Watch: Raccoon Spotted Riding the Subway in NYC

Video of a raccoon riding the subway, nibbling food out of a bowl as it's seated between two people, has New Yorkers alternately repulsed, amused and just plain bewildered. Subway rider Brooke Hogan told NBC 4...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 08:46 PM EDT

20-Pound Live Lobster Found in Luggage at Boston Airport

20-Pound Live Lobster Found in Luggage at Boston Airport

A Transportation Security Administration screener at Boston's Logan Airport made a huge catch at checked baggage on Sunday. TSA spokesperson Michael McCarthy tweeted a photo of a screener posing with a...

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 09:34 AM EDT

Diner Finds Dead Frog in Salad at LA Restaurant

Diner Finds Dead Frog in Salad at LA Restaurant

Officials with the BJ's Restaurants chain said they're investigating how a dead frog wound up in a diner's salad at one of the company's locations in West Covina, Los Angeles County. Shawna Cepeda posted a...

Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017 at 09:34 AM EDT

National Llama Competition

National Llama Competition

Hundreds of llamas and alpacas will gather in Waterloo, Iowa, this weekend to take part in The Gathering of Friends and Champions, a national llama competition. The llamas will be judged on their fleece, agility...

Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 09:39 PM EDT

Man Visits Disneyland 2,000 Times In a Row

Man Visits Disneyland 2,000 Times In a Row

A Huntington Beach man has set a record for most consecutive visits to Disneyland. Jeff Reitz, 44, has visited the park 2,000 times in a row. Reitz started visiting the park every day when he was unemployed...

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 08:30 AM EDT

Deer Caught Duking It Out on Camera

Deer Caught Duking It Out on Camera

Bring it on! Two deer were caught in an impromptu boxing match, caught on cam by a Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officer.  (Video Credit: TWRA)

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 06:19 AM EDT

Crime-Fighting Pet Squirrel Returns to the Wild

Crime-Fighting Pet Squirrel Returns to the Wild

A pet squirrel named Joey who gained fame as a crime-fighter might be more of the lover type. Joey, who police credited with scaring off a burglar trying to break into his home's gun safe, made his long...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 11:44 AM EDT

Barflies Order Drinks During Armed Robbery

Barflies Order Drinks During Armed Robbery

Barflies appeared not to notice as armed robbers were sticking up a Florida bar with a shotgun Sunday, with some patrons even trying to order more drinks as the robbery was in progress.

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 10:51 AM EDT

Search for Lost Ohio Tortoise May Have Saved Owner's Sister

Search for Lost Ohio Tortoise May Have Saved Owner's Sister

A wayward tortoise's surprising trek around Ohio has ended happily for its owner, whose two-week search, in a twist of fate, might have saved her sister's life. Otis the California desert tortoise managed to...

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 10:46 AM EDT

Snake Crawls Out From Under Hood of Moving Truck

Snake Crawls Out From Under Hood of Moving Truck

A snake gave a couple of people inside a moving truck quite a scare when it appeared on the hood.

Photos & Videos

Upload your photos & videos »

'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help
'Supporting Our Schools' Supply Drive and How You Can Help
NBC Connecticut, together with Travelers and Hoffman Auto Group are joining forces for the 2017 Supporting Our Schools drive. All proceeds will benefit students and schools affiliated with the Boys & Girls Clubs... Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out