What Did We Miss?

Every Thursday Wills goes on WWAY News and reports the strange and offbeat stories they didn’t cover. Check out this comedy segment every Thursday at 6:30am on Good Morning Carolina/11pm on WWAY CBS and Fridays on the 10pm CW News.

What Did We Miss? Man tightrope walks across the Tiber River

  • Andrea Loreni tightrope walked the width of the Tiber River.
  • A couple in Colorado was targeted by a scammer pretending to be a part of the show Property Brothers.
  • A drunk driver in New Jersey did not notice the traffic sign sticking through the sunroof of her car.

What Did We Miss? 16-year-old builds rollercoaster in his backyard

  • A man stole $400 worth of jerky from a convenience store.
  • A bakery in Finland is making bread using flour ground from crickets.
  • 16-year-old Logan Moore of Kentucky built a wooden rollercoaster in his backyard.

Travelers can ride this motorized luggage like a cart

  • Modobag introduces a new motorized luggage that’s rideable.
  • A restaurant in Italy only seats two people.
  • Albie Mushaney is a bodybuilding Santa Claus.

What Did We Miss? Flat Earth Convention held in Cary, NC

Stories include:

  • Globe deniers gathered in Cary, NC for a flat Earth conference.
  • NYPD are looking for a woman who shipped two stolen photographs back to the museum.
  • Police in Mississippi are pulling people over to surprise them with a free Turkey.

What Did We Miss? Hidden chamber discovered in Great Pyramid of Giza

Stories include:

  •  A new void has been discovered inside the Great Pyramid in Egypt.
  • Wisconsin police responded to call about a, uh… chicken crossing the road.
  • Check out Bonetics, a break dancer with a mesmerizing and unique style.

What Did We Miss? Man flies in chair tied to 100 helium balloons

Stories include:

  • Todd Morgan flew for 15.5 miles by attaching helium balloons to a chair.
  • The Oklahoma City Thunder’s plane got a massive dent on the nose and it’s not clear why.
  • A Wisconsin man spent the night drinking in a store’s locked beer cooler.

Intoxicated man tries to steal fire truck

Stories include:

  • A man tried to steal a fire truck immediately after getting into an accident.
  • Thousands dressed up and ran in the “Where’s Waldo 5K”
  • Scientists have designed a new program to get crows to throw away cigarette butts.

Microsoft builds treehouse offices

Stories include:

  • Microsoft has built treehouses for their employees to work in.
  • The Lucca Orchestra was conducted by Yumi, a dual-armed robot.
  • Kittie Weston-Knauer is the oldest female BMX racer at 69 years old.

Cop shoots at actor who was playing a robber

Stories include:

  • Ken Ayers, Jr. is the new “Lionfish King” after killing 1250 lionfish in a 4 month challenge.
  • Officers mistook a film set for an actual robbery and fired at an actor.
  • A high school was evacuated due to a strange smell that turned out to be a pumpkin spice air freshener.

Giant puppets roam the streets of Geneva

Stories include:

  • Headland, Alabama is holding a scarecrow contest.
  • 2 giant puppets of a grandmother and her granddaughter walked the streets of Geneva, Switzerland.
  • The Gilmore Car museum is letting visitors drive a Ford Model T.

Machete-wielding woman wants the Kardashians to ‘Stay away from Cuba’

Stories include:

  • Maricia Medrano stormed the Kardashians’ DASH boutique and warned the family would be killed if they don’t “Stay away from Cuba”
  • An Australian man rode the train on the outside by holding onto the windshield wiper.
  • A group of people just finished spending 8 months in a Mars simulation in a dome in Hawaii.

Teen crashes forklift into gas station out of spite

Stories include:

  • A 14-year-old runaway steals a forklift and crashes it into a gas station.
  • Police chase a runaway kangaroo.

McDonald’s sells the very last McPizza

Stories include:

  • An update on the mysterious object found on the beach
  • McDonald’s has completely stopped selling the McPizza, which was discontinued in all but 2 stores 20 years ago.

11-year-old girl flips house to save for college

Stories include:

  • American Nicholi Rogatkin won the Red Bull District Ride Best Trick contest in Nuremberg, Germany.
  • Close to a thousand people clashed in Las Vegas when a man started throwing several $100 bills in the air.
  • 11-year-old Madison Bue bought a house and is renovating it so she can sell the house and use the profits for her college fund.

Couple visits all 645 Cracker Barrels in the U.S.

Stories include:

  • Ray and Wilma Yoder of Indiana have visited every Cracker Barrel in the United States.
  • Matt “Aristotle” Burns defended his title at the World Air Guitar Championships.
  • Two cats have inherited $300,000 from their late owner.

Chimps can play rock-paper-scissors

Stories include:

  • Unity, Maine celebrated it’s annual Axe & Saw Day.
  • Chimpanzees can understand rock-paper-scissors.
  • The town of Malmedy, Belguim used 10,000 eggs to create a giant omelette.

Mysterious metal object found on beach

Stories include:

  • The 4th annual waterfall jumping contest in Jajce, Bosnia
  • An unidentified metal object can be seen at low tide at a beach in Rhode Island
  • An artist who creates his sketches using tobacco and gunpowder

Chefs wear scrubs in operating room themed restaurant

Stories include:

  • An Egyptian restaurant is themed around operating rooms. Chefs dress in scrubs and serve liver sandwiches. Nothing else.
  • The world’s largest bouncy house is now on tour!
  • A father in Iowa converted part of his farm land into a baseball field.

Car has been stuck in tree for over 3 decades

Stories include:

  • A car in Abbeville, LA that has been stuck in a tree for over 30 years. Residents have finally learned why.
  • The rising popularity of drone racing.
  • Mexican chefs have prepared the largest sandwich ever made in Latin America. It is 220 feet long!

Creepy Clown Motel next to cemetery up for sale

Stories include:

  • 37th Annual Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest
  • A mansion for sale that is completely filled with mannequins.
  • The Clown Motel in Tonopah Nevada which is now for sale.

Angry Taco Bell Customer destroys restaurant

Stories include:

  • A salt and pepper shaker convention. Yes, a whole convention. A convention for salt and pepper shakers
  • A man loses it and smashes things at a Taco Bell.
  • A group of Egyptian students called “Egyptian Big Hero 6” have invented a robot that makes cotton candy all on it’s own.

Several compete in “cluck off” at the Annual Chicken Show

Stories include:

  • Wayne, Nebraska held their 37th Annual Chicken Show which includes a chicken flying contest and a cluck off.
  • Thanks to a false rumor, hundreds of people in Memphis believed that NBA star Zach Randolph would pay for their utilities.
  • A couple finally removed the alarm clock that was trapped inside their wall and going off daily for 13 years.

New device turns songs into flavored drinks

Stories include:

  • Madison, Wisconsin held their annual log rolling championship.
  • A war memorial in Indiana had a misspelled engraving for the “War on Terriorism”.
  • A new device called “Squeeze Music” takes songs and then mixes drink based on the song’s emotions.

Car thieves busted after awful paint job

Stories include:

  • Addison Joy’s stolen SUV was spotted by police because of the the thieves awful spray paint job.
  • Check out the newest innovation to cornhole: electronic boards.
  • Paris held their first ever Beard Championship.

3 Teen cadets stole LAPD squad cars

Stories include:

  • Three teenagers in the LAPD cadet program gamed the system to steal 3 police vehicle as well as radios and stun guns.
  • “Sometimes Spouse” is a company that lets you rent either a husband to do handy work or a wife to clean your home.
  • Katerina Soldatou performed an extreme aerial silk routine while hanging from a bridge as part of her “Greece has soul” series.


“French Spider-Man” scales 29 story building without a harness

Stories include:

  •  Police in Racine, Wisconsin train their K-9 units by taking them through a haunted house.
  • A pet tortoise is found after running away from home for the third time.
  • Alain Robert, aka French Spider-Man, climbed up a 29-story hotel in Barcelona without any equipment.

Dr. Seuss museum opens in Springfield, Massachusetts

Stories include:

  • Augusta, Maine’s City Hall had to be sprayed for pests after a disgruntled man slammed down a cup filled with over 100 bedbugs.
  • Noblesville Boys and Girls Club in Indiana held a bed racing tournament.
  • A furniture store has changed their name to “Netflix and Chill Furniture Store.”
  • A new Dr. Seuss museum has opened in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Homer Simpson inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Stories include:

  • The Baseball Hall of fame in Cooperstown, NY held an induction ceremony for Homer Simpson to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Simpsons episode “Homer at the Bat”.
  • Ryan Belz set the new record on “The Price is Right” for Plinko with a win of $31,500.
  • Gurchran Singh and Parvinder Chahal, a married couple in New York, chased a pair of robbers out of their convenience store using a bat and a stick.

Over 7000 roosters found in largest cockfighting ring bust in US history

Stories include:

  • The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department conducted the largest cockfighting ring bust in US history.
  • A Canadian miner found a fossil that turned out to be a Nodosaur, a previously undiscovered dinosaur species.
  • A new food delivery service utilizes roving robots.

Man gets ticket for hitting goose with plastic bat to defend son

Stories include:

  •  A tanker in Philadelphia leaked chocolate onto the road.
  • A father got ticketed for animal cruelty after protecting his son from an angry goose.
  • Meet Kinyah Briggs-Bean, the 8-year old CEO of BChill lemonade.

Mom pulls gun on barber when son’s haircut takes too long

Stories include:

  • A mom pulled a gun on a barber-in-training for taking too long with her son’s haircut.
  • A public restroom in New York City gets a $300 makeover.
  • Two eighth graders won a science fair by proving fast food burgers do not decay over time.

Someone is shaving other people’s cats

Stories include:

  • This week there’s a random cat shaver in Virginia.
  • A New Jersey florist is in trouble for regularly stealing flowers from a nearby cemetery.
  • Parents at an elementary school aren’t happy that the principal set up a “smash space” for teachers to let out stress.