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Paul Bateson: The Real-Life Killer Who Appeared in The Exorcist

A convicted murderer and suspected serial killer lurks in the frames of the horror classic.

Campus Terror: The Savage Crimes of John Norman Collins

The "Ypsilanti Ripper" terrorized the college community for two years.

Shared Madness: The Beyond Bizarre Case of the Eriksson Twins

One May day in 2008, the Eriksson twins dashed out in traffic. Then they did it again.

Gone in the Night: The Extraordinary Life and Mysterious Disappearance of Rudolf Diesel

One night in 1913, the inventor's illustrious life came to a mysterious end.

A Ghostly Glow in the Sky: What Are the Brown Mountain Lights?

The unexplained lights have been fodder for many a strange story over the years.

The Chilling, Unsolved Dardeen Family Murders

The crime was considered too brutal and gruesome to be reported on daytime TV...

13 Best Horror Books of 2017

Get ready to be terrified.

13 Best Horror Movies of 2017

Here are the year's greatest terrors.

The Whaley House: The Most Haunted Home in America

On a quiet street in California sits a stately brick house swarming with paranormal activity.

Dennis Nilsen: Britain’s Kindly Killer

In each of his victims, he sought someone who would never leave.

The Wailing Elm of Peoria State Hospital

This historic hospital for the mentally ill holds a strange history—and an even stranger ghost story.

A Man in the Attic: The Deadly Affairs of Walburga Oesterreich

Walburga's bizarre love affair cost her husband his life.

How the Pierre Hotel Robbery Went Off Without a Hitch and Ended in Tragedy

They thought they struck the jackpot…but it came with a price.

Sarah Jane Harvey and the Creepy Case of the Mummy in the Cupboard

When Ms. Harvey's son finally opened the door, he was met with a grisly sight...

A Haunting at Caledonia Mills: The Chilling Case of the Mary Ellen Spook Farm 

What strange, supernatural force drove this family from their home in 1922?

The Ghosts of Sauer Castle

On a hill in Kansas City rests a crumbling mansion with a sinister reputation.

The Devil’s School: The Most Haunted Place in Jacksonville

According to one popular legend, the janitor used to take students down into the boiler room where they were burned alive.

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