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This Tween Says He Beat Up a Creepy Clown with a Selfie Stick

Now the local sheriff's office is on the lookout for "evil clowns and anyone considering creepy clown activity."
Drew Schwartz
10.19.17
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A Terrifying Drunk Clown Was Arrested with a Machete Taped to His Arm

The masked culprit told the cops that he had been inspired by the wave of creepy clown sightings around the country last year.
Drew Schwartz
7.26.17
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Clown with Bladed Gloves Murders Man and Escapes on Scooter, Cops Say

It all went down in the parking lot of a Torchy's Tacos in Denver.
Josiah Hesse
5.23.17
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What Our Love of Sadistic Pranks Tells Us About Ourselves

Scientists know where fear comes from—it's triggered by the feeling of losing control or being rendered powerless in some way. But why is it now a cultural obsession?
Lara Williams
11.21.16
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Professional Clowns Explain How the 'Creepy Clowns' Are Affecting Business

"I just want to do some kids shows and have fun and face paint and make balloons, you know? I don't want to risk going out and possibly getting assaulted."
Sean Neumann
10.7.16
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Someone Is Planning a 'Clown Lives Matter' March in Arizona

"We want the public to feel safe and not be afraid," a flyer advertising the march says. "So come out, bring the family, meet a clown, and get a hug!"
River Donaghey
10.6.16
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An 11-Year-Old Girl Brought a Knife to School to Ward Off Evil Clowns

The sixth grader was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds.
VICE Staff
9.21.16