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The Salem Witch Trials – mass hysteria in Salem, Massachusetts ends in deaths of 25 people

// January 15th, 2016 // No Comments » // Odd Happenings

Accused witch rolls around on the floor during the Salem Witch Trials

The Salem witch Trials were a series of hearings, and executions, of people accused of witchcraft in the towns of Salem Village, Salem Town, Ipswich, and Andover, Massachusetts. In the end, twenty-five people died, most of them women. Today the trials are considered abominable and serve as a vivid cautionary tale about the dangers of […]

Human trafficking – one of the world’s fastest-growing crimes

// December 26th, 2015 // No Comments » // Gangs and Organized

Human Trafficking–one of the world's fastest-growing crimes against humanity

It’s been over 140 years since the United States abolished slavery. Prior to that, human beings were captured, often from foreign countries, and forcibly brought to the Sates where they would be used as a cheap source of labor. Modern readers recognize enslaving someone against their will as shocking, appalling, and nearly beyond belief. What […]

14-year-old George Stinney – youngest person ever executed in the U.S. – required a booster seat in the electric chair

// October 20th, 2015 // No Comments » // People in Unusual Circumstances

14-year-old George Stinney–youngest person ever executed in the U.S.–required a booster seat in the electric chair

At only 14 years of age, George Junius Stinney, Jr. was the youngest person executed in the United States. Weighing only 90 lbs., Stinney was so small, he required a booster seat to reach the headpiece of the electric chair that took his last breath. With no physical evidence in the case, the all-white jury […]

Gone Girl Denise Huskins – the real-life kidnapping that police ignored as a hoax because it was so friggin bizarre

// September 22nd, 2015 // No Comments » // Strange

Gone Girl Denise Huskins

On March 23, 2015, at 1:53 PM, Aaron Quinn called police in Vallejo, California to report a kidnapping and ransom demand for $8,500 dollars. According to Quinn, he and his live-in girlfriend, Denise Huskins, awoke at 3:00 AM to blinding, bright lights shining in their faces. The kidnapper[s] ordered Huskins to bind Quinn’s legs with […]

Police discover nearly 4,000 bladed weapons and evidence of satanic activity in booby-trapped Florida home

// September 17th, 2015 // No Comments » // News

Police discover nearly 4,000 bladed weapons and evidence of satanic activity in booby-trapped Florida home

Neighbors described 47-year-old Nickcole Dykema’s Brooksville home as a house of horrors. Hernando County Sheriff’s Office say inside the home, they found 3,714 weapons including knives, swords, machetes, and other bladed weapons. Police say each room of the trailer house contained at least 500 bladed weapons arranged so densely as to create a wall of […]

Portland Pooper caught “doing his business” on surveillance video – police seek public’s help before crime spreads

// August 30th, 2015 // No Comments » // News

Portland Pooper caught “doing his business” on surveillance video–bulletins posted throughout the city

Southeast Portland Oregon residents are breathing a bit easier now – they now have a picture they hope will tie a man to the “evidence” left behind at various businesses in the area. Known as the Portland Pooper, for over a month now, a mysterious assailant has been defecating on business properties throughout the area […]

The mysterious death of Sandra Bland – was an inmate already dead in her booking photo?

// July 27th, 2015 // 1 Comment » // News

Is Sandra Bland dead in her booking photo?

Sandra Bland was pulled over for a minor traffic violation on July 10, 2015 in Prairie View, Texas. As the situation escalated, Bland was arrested and charged with assault. Dashboard video of the event showed Bland was argumentative but non-violent during the incident. She was taken to Waller County jail. Three days later, she was […]

Pregnant woman responding to Craigslist ad is beaten, stabbed, has fetus cut from her body

// March 20th, 2015 // No Comments » // News

Pregnant woman responding to Craigslist ad is beaten, stabbed, and has fetus cut from her body

26-year-old pregnant woman, Michelle Wilkins, from Longmont, Colorado has survived a horrifying encounter with Craigslister Dynel Lane, a 34-year-old woman who takes what she wants – no matter what the cost. Wilkins responded to Lane’s newborn baby clothes listing on Craigslist on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. At the home, she was attacked by Lane, beaten […]

Man falls asleep next to one-night-stand woman, wakes up a eunuch

// February 28th, 2015 // No Comments » // News

Man falls asleep next to one-night-stand woman, wakes up a eunuch

Nikolaev had just finished a performance at a small theater in Moscow when he was approached by a beautiful woman after the show. The young lady, whom Nikolaev described as a “young, attractive blonde”, flirted with Nikolaev and then invited him to a nearby sauna where they drank beer, made out, and soaked in the […]

Woman walks out of a bar and awakens to find herself in cardboard box at a landfill

// February 20th, 2015 // No Comments » // News

Woman walks out of a bar and awakens to find herself in a box at a landfill

Irving, Texas police are trying to determine how a half-naked woman found in a cardboard box at a city dump found herself in such a strange predicament. Municipal landfill workers stumbled upon the woman about 9:00 AM on Saturday morning. The woman was wearing only a T-shirt and told police she had no memory of […]

Paranormal investigator inexplicably begins stabbing himself inside infamous haunted Villisca Axe Murder House

// November 11th, 2014 // No Comments » // Unsolved

Villisca Ax Murder home of  J.B. Moore on 508 East 2nd Street in Villisca, Iowa

On June 10, 1912, the Villisca Axe Murder House claimed the lives of eight innocent people who were bludgeoned to death by an unknown assailant. Last week, the Villisca House nearly claimed yet another victim when an out-of-town paranormal investigator began inexplicably attacking himself with a knife while investigating inside the reputedly-haunted home. Police are […]

Louisville residents ready arms and police phone lines come alive after real-life “Purge” threat panics city

// August 15th, 2014 // No Comments » // News

Louisville Kentucky Purge poster - Friday August 15, 2014

Louisville, Kentucky police officers prepared for a real-life “purge” tonight while citizens armed themselves in anticipation of the rumored deadly event. Flyers distributed throughout the city and social media chatter proclaimed the event to begin at 8:30 PM Friday (8/15/2014) and run until 6:30 AM Saturday morning. WLKY TV reports the threat is serious enough, […]

After evicting owners, landlord enters funeral home to find rotting, melting corpses

// July 24th, 2014 // No Comments » // News

Eight decaying corpses found inside Johnson Family Mortuary

Owners of the Johnson Family Mortuary in Fort Worth, Texas have been arrested after their landlord contacted the authorities to report a disturbing nightmarish scene he discovered inside the funeral home. The landlord, James Labenz, entered the facility after evicting the funeral home owners, Dondre and Rachel Johnson, for failing to pay rent. Inside the […]

Tour bus accidentally enters top secret Area 51 military base – intercepted by military personnel and charges filed

// July 11th, 2014 // No Comments » // News

Front-facing camera captures moment the tour bus accidentally crosses the border onto Area 51

Tourists tagging along on an Adventure Photo Tour bus on May 28, 2014 got an unexpected welcome from Area 51 military personnel when the tour bus driver accidentally drove the bus onto the ultra-secret military base. The driver and all tourists aboard the bus were charged with trespassing and issued court dates.

Serial kitty killer in Yonkers – bodies of more than 25 cats found hanging from tree

// May 1st, 2014 // No Comments » // Serial Killers

Bodies of dead cats in plastic bags hung from tree in Yonkers, New York

Yonkers, New York residents and city officials were horrified to find the bodies of at least two dozen dead cats hung from a tree near Overlook Terrace. The cats, some of which were badly decomposed and hanging from tree limbs in black bags, were found by public works employees cleaning up trash in an abandoned […]