Send in the Clowns

I'm sure I smell and Emmy this time....

The media keeps reporting on clown sightings, which then in turn encourages people to dress up as clown and walk around. 

The clown stories, have become this year's snark attack or kid left in a hot car. 

WFAA in Dallas has actually started a clown sighting tracking map.

Oh, I so wish we were making this up. 

Welcome to local TV news in 2016....