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 5:30 a.m. on Good Morning Carolina and WWAY News at 7.

Truck hauling 260 kilos of meth crashes into police cars

  • Australian police caught a drug courier after he crashed into them.
  • A survey reveals 40% of smartphone owners would rather go a month without their dog than part with their phone.
  • Adam Hollingsworth a.k.a. the Dreadhead Cowboy shut down the Dan Ryan Expressway by riding a horse in rush hour.

Pilots at LAX report seeing a man in a jetpack

  • Japanese company, SkyDrive, has successfully tested their flying car.
  • Pilots at LAX reported seeing “a guy in a jetpack.” 
  • World’s Oldest Ironman, Hiromu Inada is training for the next competition at the age of 87.

Tokyo parks unveil transparent public bathrooms

  • Tokyo parks now feature public bathrooms with transparent walls.
  • Scientists in Washington State have successfully trapped murder hornets and hope to find their nest. 
  • A New York man faked his death certificate to avoid going to jail.

Tourist breaks toes off 200-year-old statue

  • An Austrian tourist broke the toes off a 200-year-old statue when he sat on it to take a picture.  
  • Scientists in Singapore have developed an artificial skin that can detect temperature, texture, and pain.  
  • Police in Maryland caught the culprit behind 6 bank robberies, a 71-year-old man.