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Florida cops become cult “experts” regarding triple homicide (UPDATE: Wicca conflation)

Allegations of a witchcraft sacrifice during a full moon? This story is FULL of doubtful “facts” that propagate harmful myths. A triple homicide in Florida is suspected to be a “Wiccan ritual killing” related to the “blue” moon, police said Tuesday. The three victims, all from the same family, were found after a welfare check…

Bronx UFO report confusing, not good evidence

Another UFO over New York. Another case of less than impressive and rather inconsistent (and vague) descriptions. While several people claimed to have seen something and called police, when and what they saw is not determined. UFO buzzes NYC | New York Post. A mysterious light in the sky so freaked out some Hunts Points…

Giant salamander served as dinner at police banquet in China

I guess I just have one question…. Was this really worth it? Chinese police alleged to have eaten endangered giant salamander at banquet. Chinese officials feasting on critically endangered giant salamander turned violent when journalists photographed the luxury banquet, according to media reports. The 28 diners included senior police officials from the southern city of…

£85,000 lost to fraud spiritual healer in Leicester

It’s a story we hear far too often and fail to understand – why people give their life savings to conmen who promise supernatural intervention. This story is an update to one a few weeks ago reporting that the community police force was tackling the scurge of “faith healers”. Leicester couple hands over £85,000 to…

Crying wolf: Lies and made-up police sketches of attackers

People lie about the darndest things. We found two stories of female victims who claimed they were attacked, provided a description of their male assailant, and then were found to be hoaxing the incident by police. Police: Teen lied about attack at Toledo bus stop. On Jan. 16, a 14-year-old girl reported to police that…

Fearless drunk elks are hazardous

This may sound weird to us urbanites, but it’s really not unusual. Elk drunk off of fermented apples block Swedish man from entering his home. A Swedish man was barred from entering his own home by a gang of elk drunk from eating rotten apples. Four rowdy elk and one calf blocked him from walking…

Police get calls for the strangest things

Some weirdo things must be lurking in Sherwood forest. Police called to nearly 100 reports of aliens, monsters, werewolves, zombies and witches. NOTTS police have seen nearly 100 reports of sightings of aliens, monsters, werewolves, zombies and witches over the last three years. The most calls asking for police to attend reports of scary creatures…

Psychic story about Holly Bobo lands man in jail

Another “psychic” claim demolished. Man Claims Psychic Vision Before Accusing Cop Of High Profile Murder (PHOTOS). 32-year old Michael Wiggins is being held on $100,000 bond, after authorities say he falsely accused North Webster officer David May of the 2011 abduction and killing of Holly Bobo. May 9th, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations got an…