KETK | East Texas News, Weather and Sports | Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville http://www.ketknbc.com/feeds/weird.rss en Obama's credit card, declined! http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/obamas-credit-card-declined <p>Ever had your credit card turned down at a fancy restaurant?</p> <p> President Obama can commiserate.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/obamas-credit-card-declined" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird News National News Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:45:36 +0000 kkoviak 152767 at http://www.ketknbc.com Man arrested for allegedly performing sexual acts with toy at department store http://www.ketknbc.com/news/crimewatch/man-arrested-for-allegedly-performing-sexual-acts <p> A&nbsp;Florida man is behind bars after he allegedly performed sexual acts with a&nbsp;toy at a department store.<br /> </p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ketknbc.com/news/crimewatch/man-arrested-for-allegedly-performing-sexual-acts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CrimeWatch Weird News National News Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:01:37 +0000 rroy 152703 at http://www.ketknbc.com Drone shows life and death of killer whales http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/drone-shows-life-and-death-of-killer-whales <p>Killer whale families swimming, playing and, in the sad case of two orcas, dying.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/drone-shows-life-and-death-of-killer-whales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird News National News Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:29:57 +0000 kkoviak 152613 at http://www.ketknbc.com Video: FL governor stalls debate over opponent's fan http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/video-fl-governor-stalls-debate-over-opponents-fan <p>Florida Gov. Rick Scott refused to go onstage for the first seven minutes of a debate Wednesday night, because his opponent had a fan.</p> <p> No, not a rowdy supporter in the audience. An actual electric fan.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/video-fl-governor-stalls-debate-over-opponents-fan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird News National News Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:44:57 +0000 mwesp 152602 at http://www.ketknbc.com 5,000 Brown Recluse Spiders In Missouri home http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/5000-brown-recluse-spiders-in-missouri-home <p>A home in an upscale Weldon Spring neighborhood that has been overrun by brown recluse spiders is finally getting rid of the eight legged creatures.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/5000-brown-recluse-spiders-in-missouri-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird News brown recluse fiddle back home infestation Missouri spider spidkers National News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 12:30:05 +0000 bobakini 152322 at http://www.ketknbc.com Rats! Official says NYC is failing at rat control http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/rats-official-says-nyc-is-failing-at-rat-control <p>The Houston Chronicle is reporting; New York is losing the rat race.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/rats-official-says-nyc-is-failing-at-rat-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird News LINKED city New York rats rodents National News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:00:35 +0000 bobakini 152317 at http://www.ketknbc.com Man charged with child porn offers to be chemically castrated http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/man-charged-with-child-porn-offers-to-be-chemicall <p>A 54-year-old convicted sex offender offered up an unusual punishment in addition to jail time.</p> <p> Larry Hocken, of Davison, pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography in June and will serve at least 12 years in jail.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/man-charged-with-child-porn-offers-to-be-chemicall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird News National News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 02:33:27 +0000 kthompson 152399 at http://www.ketknbc.com Californians aren't amused by clown scares http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/californians-arent-amused-by-clown-scares <p>Don&#39;t bother to send in the clowns.</p> <p> A rash of &quot;creepy clown&quot; sightings in California has left some residents unnerved.</p> <p> It all appears to have started with the &quot;Wasco Clown.&quot;</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/californians-arent-amused-by-clown-scares" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird News National News Mon, 13 Oct 2014 20:40:20 +0000 kkoviak 152368 at http://www.ketknbc.com Vet Clinic Using Indoor Pool to Rehab Pets http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/vet-clinic-using-indoor-pool-to-rehab-pets <p>We all get aches and pains every once in a while, and our four legged friends get them, too. &quot;I know how difficult life can be if you`re in pain, and I can see they were in pain,&quot; dog owner Paula Belekis said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/vet-clinic-using-indoor-pool-to-rehab-pets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird News dogs Lewisville pool Texas therapy veterinairan Statewide News Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:30:05 +0000 bobakini 152316 at http://www.ketknbc.com VIRAL PHOTO: #1 Patriots fan http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/viral-photo-1-patriots-fan <p> A photo of a recently arrested suspect, and apparently, number one New England Patriots superfan has gone viral.</p><div class="field field-type-text field-field-mobile"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Promote to Mobile </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-breaking"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.ketknbc.com/news/weird-news/viral-photo-1-patriots-fan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Weird News National News Fri, 10 Oct 2014 21:23:48 +0000 mwesp 152211 at http://www.ketknbc.com