Casanova Killer: Paul John Knowles

They called Paul John Knowles the “Casanova Killer.” During the troubled summer of 1974, this maniac hit the road, leaving nothing but carnage in his wake so it seemed. He killed in Georgia, Florida, Nevada, Texas and Connecticut. Knowles was a Florida-born psychopath who grew up in foster homes and juvie. Petty crime came earlier as he climbed the ladder of criminality. In early 1974, he … Continue reading Casanova Killer: Paul John Knowles

Jerome of Sandy Cove

On September 8, 1863, a frightening discovery was made on the beach of Sandy Cove in Nova Scotia. Alongside a large rock was man with both legs amputated and only partially healed. Beside him was a jug of water, a tin of biscuits, and nothing more. What had happened to the man? We’ll never know: the locals who took him in attempted to speak with him, even … Continue reading Jerome of Sandy Cove

The Orphan – True Story

Kristine Barnett, 45, and ex-husband Michael Barnett, 43 have been charged with abandoning their daughter when she was 9 in Lafayette, Indiana, and fleeing to Canada. In an interview, Kristine denies the claims and says she and Michael were victims of a fraud, claiming the girl they adopted was an adult con artist who tried to kill her. Kristine and Michael agreed to the emergency … Continue reading The Orphan – True Story

The Charfield Railway Disaster

The Charfield railway disaster was a fatal train crash which occurred on 13 October 1928 in the village of Charfield in the English county of  Gloucestershire. The Leeds to Bristol London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) night mail train failed to stop at the signals protecting the down refuge siding at Charfield railway station. Thick fog obscured a red signal by the Charfield railway station, and the train crashed into a freight train, igniting gas cylinders … Continue reading The Charfield Railway Disaster

Kyron Horman Still Missing

Kyron Richard Horman (September 9, 2002) is an American boy who disappeared from Skyline Elementary School in Portland, Oregon, on June 4, 2010, after attending a science fair. Local and state police, along with the FBI, conducted an exhaustive search for Horman and launched a criminal investigation, but have not uncovered any significant information regarding the child’s whereabouts. His disappearance sparked the largest criminal investigation … Continue reading Kyron Horman Still Missing

Snake Island – Brazil

No humans are allowed on Snake Island and with good reason. There’s about one deadly snake per square foot on it. About 25 miles off the coast of Brazil, there is an island where no local would ever dare tread. Legend has it that the last fisherman who strayed too close to its shores was found days later adrift in his own boat, lifeless in … Continue reading Snake Island – Brazil

George Erick James Missing since 1998

James was last seen in Montgomery, Alabama on November 23, 1998. He had an argument with his mother and left her home angry. He has never been heard from again. He was carrying somewhere between $6,000 and $14,000 in cash on him when he disappeared; a married girlfriend had allegedly given him the money so he could move away and start a new life. James’s … Continue reading George Erick James Missing since 1998

The Plain of Jars – Laos

The Plain of Jars is a group of fields containing thousands of stone jars cut out from rock thousands of years ago. The sites are located around the city of Phonsavan in Xiangkhouang province, North East Laos. While some of the sites contain just a few jars, others contain hundreds many of which are broken or have fallen over. The history of the stone jars … Continue reading The Plain of Jars – Laos

USS Lexington “The Blue Ghost”

There’s a reason why people have called the Lexington Museum on the Bay one of the most haunted places in America. There are things that cannot be explained on the decommissioned World War II aircraft carrier, including ghostly touches and shadowy figures roaming the decks. Charles “Rusty” Reustle, director of operations and exhibits, said the museum receives hundreds of reports of supernatural” activity each year. Among the most famous sightings are a sailor … Continue reading USS Lexington “The Blue Ghost”

Horton Mine – Nevada

The Horton Mine, found in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest in central Nevada, has earned a sinister reputation after its closure and the odd events that followed. The Horton Mine has been in operation since the 1800s, and is part of the massive and sprawling Victorine Mine. It has been abandoned for years, but somewhere along the way it earned the reputation for being one of … Continue reading Horton Mine – Nevada