Tag Archive for paranormal investigators

Does Gettysburg now rival Salem for ghostie tourist traps?

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Let’s be clear: Do we really need another ghostie place in Gettysburg, another paranormal paraphernalia shop and ANOTHER “real” ghost encounters show? I doubt it. It’s the same stuff over and over and over… Spooky Spirits hopes to scare up business at new location – Evening Sun. “Madam” Aretta Della is a self-described psychic witch…

Holy smoke! This Cassiobury Park “ghost” photo is AWFUL

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Undeniable? More like laughable. Cassiobury Park ghost: finally caught on camera (From Watford Observer). Paranormal investigators had to hold their breath to snap this spooky shot of midnight mist, which they say is “undeniable” evidence that spirits haunt Cassiobury Park. Jamie Burnell, lead investigator for Watford Paranormal group, was one of nine people ghost-hunting in…

This ghost hunter went into a haunted house and you WON’T BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENED NEXT!

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Well, I don’t really believe it. I think there is more to this. The reputation of the Welles house in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is being enhanced by big name paranormalists. Something spooky is going on here. After just one night at 46 S. Welles St., John Zaffis is convinced. “There is definitely paranormal activity that transpires…

Brother of murder victim continues to berate paranormal sleuths

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Once again, pararnormal group is slammed as being unethical in their pronouncements and promises. Moors Murders victim Keith Bennett’s brother slams paranormal sleuths over ‘burial spot’ claims – Mirror Online. The brother of Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett has slammed paranormal sleuths for claiming they know where he is buried. Alan, 58, accused them of…

Trespassing ghost hunter injured in fall

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Another example of irresponsible “investigation” – trespassing in a dangerous abandoned building to look for paranormal activity. Clovis ghost hunter falls 30 feet inside an abandoned winery | abc30.com. A woman is in the hospital after an accident inside an abandoned winery in Clovis early Monday morning. Authorities went to the building on Clovis Avenue…

Gettysburg ghost hunters mistakenly detained in after dark tour

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Because it is NOT natural to be prowling around an old closed business at night. You look suspicious (not to mention ridiculous). Ghost hunters mistaken for burglars in Gettysburg | News | witf.org. The Gettysburg Times reports that the Thanksgiving night ghost tour ended with two tourists and their guide being detained at gunpoint. A…

Ghost hunting group destroys historic mansion

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7 arrested after fire destroys LeBeau Plantation – FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans. Seven people have been arrested in connection with a fire that destroyed the LeBeau Plantation house in St. Bernard Parish. Sheriff Jimmy Pohlmann said the suspects are believed to have been smoking marijuana and drinking in the vacant house when the fire…

What if a ghost group made money off the death of your family member?

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An editorial in a local paper highlights the insensitivity and ridiculousness of a ghost group who forgets they are talking about real people. They charge for telling stories about other people’s loved ones (that they probably would disagree with). Ghost-hunting story insensitive | TribLIVE. Did they ever think about this boy’s living family members? They…

Imitating ‘Finding Bigfoot’ in Ohio

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Someone local go and ask actual GOOD questions. Youngstown News, Bigfoot researchers plan session. Researchers from Ohio’s Genoskwa Project, a Bigfoot research group, will host an information session in the community room of the Leetonia Community Public Library, 181 N. Walnut St., at 11 a.m. Saturday. The researchers hope to address the four reported Bigfoot…

Really, Officer, I’m tracking Bigfoot!

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Police officer in Canada isn’t buying the “Bigfoot” excuse, claims guys are tending marijuana plants. Sasquatch hunter claims he was bullied by Durham police officer | Toronto Star. He ventured into the wilds of north Durham looking for Sasquatch, but a Toronto man says he was instead confronted by an angry police officer who accused…

Ghost hunters stole spirits at Bobby Mackey’s?

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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…

Klinge Brothers and Chip Coffey team up for new paranormal show

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The best part about this story is “straight to DVD”. The Klinge Brothers and Chip Coffey Filming New Paranormal Series Together | Ghost TV Blogs. Brad and Barry Klinge from Discovery Channel’s Ghost Lab television series and Chip Coffey from A&E’s Paranormal State and Psychic Kids television series join together in a film project starting…

Paranormal investigators doing a public “reveal” of evidence

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Ghost hunters say they have evidence. Confirmed: paranormal. Oh, really….? Paranormal Investigators Dig “Beneath The Surface” At the Chattanooga Public Library On Friday – 03/02/2013 – Chattanoogan.com. A ghost hunting group will be presenting their evidence at the library in Tennessee. These type of stories come around a lot. The group ALWAYS says they have…

Stranded: Ho hum. Another ghost show.

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Same ole same ole… Didn’t MTV do this with “Fear” long ago? Syfy Will Premiere “Stranded,” Terrifying New Paranormal and Psychological Experiment – From the Producer of “Paranormal Activity” | TheFutonCritic.com. If you thought Paranormal Activity was scary – get ready for Stranded. The new Syfy reality series, premiering Wednesday, February 27 at 9PM (ET/PT),…

New study reveals paranormal investigators winning at being “scientifical”

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Study examines influence of media messages on perceptions of paranormal investigators’ credibility. The omnipresence of paranormal entertainment piqued the interest of Paul Brewer, professor of communication at the University of Delaware, who wondered what makes viewers believe — or disbelieve — what they see on the screen. His resulting study, recently published in the journal…

Ghost hunter groups proliferated. Yet, we are still no closer to proving ghosts exist.

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Here is a three-page feature on ghost hunters in South New Jersey. Amateur paranormal investigators are a specialty subject area of mine and I found a laundry list of thing wrong with this report. Similar reports will appear in every newspaper between now and Halloween, ghost hunters’ busiest time. Team spirit: Ghost groups get closer…

“Paranormal investigator” sues cops for treatment after arrest

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Everyone and their cousin can fashion themselves as “paranormal investigators” these days. The term is synonymous with poking around a property in the dark with scientifical gadgets. This one highlights another one of the hazards to said hobby- getting nabbed by the cops for suspicious activity. Ghostbusters! Chester cop, arrested, sues Upland Boro A Chester…