Tag: haunted

Johannesburg’s “haunted hospital” plagued by trespassers

A development company in South Africa says youngsters and ‘ghost hunters’ enter the abandoned Kempton Park Hospital, Johannesberg, for thrills. Criminals use it to hide. It causes extra expenses for security since the place gets vandalized. Source: ‘Haunted’ hospital off limits to ‘ghost hunters’ The place is known as the “haunted hospital”. As we reported in other…

Hotel wishes to protect reputation against “haunted” claim

News smidgen: The owner of a hotel in Amnat Charoen sued a celebrity mor lum singer, “Kandy Rakkaen”, yesterday for allegedly posting that she saw ghosts at the hotel on Facebook. Source: Hotel owner sues celebrity for ‘haunted hotel’ FB post Gee, many hotels relish a “haunted” reputation to bring in tourists. Thailand is not a…

Haunted history of Bobby Mackey’s Music World fails to stand up to scrutiny

Editors Note: In cooperation with the Anomalies Research Society, we present this exclusive feature report based on the investigation of the Military Veterans Paranormal organization. By M. Cadwell and S. A. Hill Bobby Mackey’s Music World is well-known to paranormal researchers as one of America’s “Most Haunted” places (Argie and Olsen, 2014). Located at 44 Licking Pike…

Grey Lady photo dubious with questionable legend to boot

The Birmingham Mail is on a roll. First, they got tremendous coverage with an old and completely unconfirmed story of black-eyed children. Never let a good ghost photo go by without exploiting it. Facts aren’t really necessary to the story, it seems. Dudley Castle Grey Lady ghost caught on camera for first time – Birmingham…

Black eyed kids of Cannock Chase is a spooky myth

The Birmingham Mail cites a 2013 unconfirmed story to scare people. Spooky but very contrived – a modern urban legend with no sound evidence that the events related even occurred. Black Eyed Child returns to haunt Cannock Chase. A leading paranormal investigator has scoured a Staffordshire beauty spot following chilling sightings of a spectre known locally…

Goat Man of Kentucky tempts adventurers into dangerous situation

Playing out the legend of the Goat Man of Pope Lick may be harmless fun or potentially dangerous. It’s not such a great idea to go legend tripping on active train tracks with no easy exit. Numerous urban legends tell of Louisville’s Goat Man. “This is the old trestle for the Northern Suffolk Railway,” explained…

Thanks Ghost Hunters! for making smart people kinda stupid

Just another ghost hunter *facepalm*. This one showed up in USA Today! I guess that’s accurate – this IS the silliness that goes on in the US today and every other day. Hotel calls ‘ghostbusters’ to evict paranormal guest. Someone, or some thing, is tickling people, rearranging shoes and otherwise wreaking havoc at the historic…

Ambitious year-long paranormal investigation of museum

So… this investigation… I’d love to see a writeup when it’s done. Ghost hunters launch year-long paranormal investigation at Solent Sky museum in Southampton Paranormal investigators who have launched a year-long investigation after staff and volunteers at Solent Sky in Southampton claimed to have seen ghostly figures and heard mysterious noises. Some of the unexplained…

Former hospital is top ghost attraction, sacrificing accurate history

Paranormal tourism top spot – the Waverly Hills hospital. It’s creepy, has a history, therefore, people see ghosts. The media has also propelled this site to the top of the list of ghostly destinations. Former TB hospital now attracts ghost hunters – Yahoo News. A Kentucky hospital that was once the last stop for thousands…

Ghost causes fatal crash?

I’m not sure we can trust the details on this one, however few there are. Motorcyclist ‘dodging an apparition’ dies after crashing into ravine – BorneoPost Online | Borneo , Malaysia, Sarawak Daily News | Largest English Daily In Borneo. A 55-year-old man from Kampung Bayur perished in an accident after he fell into a…

Ghost hunters stole spirits at Bobby Mackey’s?

A bar recently featured on “Ghost Adventures” and “Ghost Hunters” was robbed. Suspects? Ghost hunters. Suspected ‘ghost hunters’ make off with lots of liquor | Cincinnati.com | cincinnati.com. Police are looking for two young white men in their late teens or early 20s who broke into Bobby Mackey’s Music World about midnight Friday, and made…

What the law says about “haunted houses”

Author and investigator Diane Diamond has a piece on selling a “stigmatized house”. A Spooky House, the Law and You. Anyone out there live in a haunted house? It might seem like a silly question but as home sales pick up you should know there are laws against selling a house without full disclosure. A…

Media trips up on Amityville house-for-sale story

Sigh. Gosh media, you are so silly. This is not even the real house for sale! CNN gets it sort of right except for the headlines. Regardless, people will be easily confused. ‘Amityville’ house back on market, blood not included – CNN.com. Just in time for Halloween, the owners of the home made famous in…