Weird News

Firefighter Loses Job Over Racially Insensitive Watermelon
Would the Albany, Schenectady, Glens Falls or Troy FD handle it the same way? A probationary firefighter was fired recently because he brought in a watermelon (complete with a bow) as a gift to the veteran members of the station.  Some of his African-American co-workers were offended, some…
I Don’t Believe Ghost Stories; But Then This Happened(AUDIO)
Halloween is fast approaching and it's officially ghost hunting season. It's no big secret that  I'm forever a skeptic when it comes to the paranormal.  I may nod along and pretend, but unless I see it or experience it myself, I probably don't believe you. But then this…
Where’s The Most Haunted Place In Area?
Everyone knows a place they either believe is haunted, or know is haunted.  Is it a local cemetary, old hospital, hotel, museum, or maybe it's the very old farm house you're living in right now.  What did you feel, see, hear and experience?  Chrissy and I are looking for our next possessed place to …
Former Local Anchor’s Irma Report Goes Viral (VIDEO)
Former News Channel 13 anchor Jessica Layton was reporting on Hurricane Irma over the weekend and a man appeared in her video for literally a split second, but as we know, the internet catches everything!  Layton, the consummate professional, was doing a "live shot" about Flor…
Gruesome Grapefruit Sized “Pimple” Popped For Charity
Millions of "popaholics" have united for years over the gruesome yet oddly satisfying feeling of watching reknowned dermatologist Dr. Sandra Lee, aka Dr. Pimple Popper, tweeze, drain, and pop pimples, blackheads and cysts.  Lee's latest YouTube video; an enormous grapefruit sized growth is…
Creepy Clown Season Is Baaaack!
A year ago, Halloween, creepy clowns were popping up all over the Capital Region. While that's died down, Stephen King's "It" hits theaters on September 8th and audiences who have seen it already have been flat out terrified! Clowns are a really weird thing to me.  I'm not afraid of them b…
The Saratoga Creep; He Stares When You’re Asleep
He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake. If you see somebody watching you, call the cops for goodness sake! That's what local residents have been have been asked to do as the so called "Sleeper Creeper" has made his way around Saratoga Springs.  Police however, feel li…
Cheetos Restaurant Coming To New York
One doesn't normally think about words like reservations, or forks and knives when it comes to Cheetos, but a pop-up restaurant down in New York City next week is about to change that.  Yes, you heard me right, lovers of Chester and his dangerously cheesy orange snacks will be able to…
Driving to Work, I Saw This [PHOTO]
When you drive the same way every day to work, you get used to seeing the same houses, the same roads and every so often one or two houses stand out. I've been driving this new route about a month and I look forward to seeing this one house every morning.
There’s a Video Game for That?
I love video games and with the addition of virtual reality, you can honestly do anything with some sort of controller. Not only does it surprise me that there's a video game for this, but then we had to prove the real thing is harder.

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