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The History of Creepy Clowns, Explained
Oct 25, 2022
Before the 20th century, clowns in American circuses were largely considered a form of adult ent ...
Did 79 Die in a Bridge Collapse While Watching a Clown's Stunt?
Sep 23, 2022
"It was just a mad publicity stunt, but as the clown and his geese paddled downstream, the suppo ...
The Legend of 'Sprinkles the Killer Clown'
Jan 29, 2022
"According to pictures taken recently on a trail cam in eastern Kentucky, Sprinkles could very w ...
Creepy Clowns Plan Halloween Night Purge, Cops Warn 'Stay Inside'?
Oct 20, 2017
No, the Department of Homeland Security hasn't advised that a Halloween curfew be implemented ov ...
Dad Posted Picture of Baby Holding Gun on Facebook Just Before She Shot Herself?
Oct 28, 2016
An image floating around the Internet purportedly depicting the moments before a baby killed her ...
Man Dressed as Clown Arrested After Police Find 11 Bodies Stuffed in Freezers at His Home
Oct 16, 2016
Gruesome reports of a killer clown in Memphis murdering people and stuffing their bodies into a ...
Were Clown Masks Banned in United States?
Oct 7, 2016
Among the fake news items published during a nationwide "creepy clown panic" in 2016 were claims ...
Did 'Killer Clown' Leave Warning Note to Cancel Halloween or 'Kids Will Die'?
Oct 6, 2016
The story of a "killer clown" leaving a threatening note at a school was published by a self-des ...
Did Authorities Authorize Public to Legally Shoot, Kill Suspicious Clowns?
Oct 5, 2016
A junk news web site falsely claimed in 2016 that Congress passed a law authorizing ordinary cit ...
Did Scary Clowns Kill 23 People in Canada?
Oct 4, 2016
Fake news reported that weapons-wielding clowns from the U.S. invaded Canada and murdered 23 vic ...
Was a Man Dressed as a Clown Shot in Fort Wayne?
Oct 3, 2016
A junk news story reported that a man in a clown suit was in critical condition after being shot ...
Home Intruder Poses as Clown Statue
Oct 10, 2004
Remember this tale about a babysitter who makes an unfortunate discovery?
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'Furry Protocol'? False Rumors Circulate About Wisconsin Schools