Haunted Headlines: Ghosts in the News

dark creepy house

Here are 10 paranormal tales that recently appeared in newspapers and on TV. Which story do you find most credible?

Haunted Tudor Mansion for Sale
Daily Mail

“A 500-year-old Tudor mansion boasting a 100ft great hall, three priest holes, and its own ghost is for sale for £4.75million. Owned by a grand Roman Catholic family for centuries, Sawston Hall has secret places where outlawed Catholic priests could hide when the terrifying priest-hunters came to call during the Reformation.”

Couple Has Trouble Selling ‘Slightly Haunted’ House
NBC 10 – Philadelphia

“Between the mysteriously banging doors, the odd noises coming from the basement, and the persistent feeling that someone is standing behind them, homeowners Gregory and Sandi Leeson are thoroughly creeped out by their 113-year-old Victorian. So when they put the house in northeastern Pennsylvania up for sale last month, they advertised the home on Marion Street in Dunmore as “slightly haunted.” Then things got REALLY weird.”

How to Rent Out or Sell Haunted Property
The Independent, Singapore

“So your last tenant ended gibbering about shadows and voices, before they carted him to the asylum. And at least three prospective buyers have turned religious while trying to view your house. You have a haunted property to deal with friend; and we’re going to show you how to do it.”

Haunt-Hunting at Iowa State University

Des Moines Register

“Satan’s Legion is one of many unproven ‘ghost’ stories about the Iowa State campus — so many, in fact, that on Wednesday the university was ranked the fifth-most-haunted college in the Midwest by the blog Mysterious Heartland.”

Haunted Punta Gorda Mansion for Sale
ABC 7 – Fort Myers, Naples, Port Charlotte

“A Victorian-style house in Punta Gorda has captured people’s attention for more than 100 years with its haunted tales. Now, it’s up for sale.”

Haunted Dornoch Castle for Sale
The Scotsman

“A historic ‘haunted’ Highland castle built in the 15th century has gone on the market for £2.25 million. Dornoch Castle, which has had only three owners since being converted into a hotel in 1947, is said to be haunted by the ghost of Sutherland sheep rustler.”

Mystery, History, Ghosts, and Now Fire Haunt Historic Hanover Home
CBS 6 – Richmond, Central Virginia

“Mystery has surrounded the historic Mills home on Scotchtown Road for decades, including tales of ghosts in the front room and in the kitchen.”

Haunted House Attraction May Actually be Haunted
Lex18 – Lexington “A home has been a part of their family since 1944 but it wasn’t until recently that something strange started happening at the Benton family farm house in Walton. Now paranormal investigators are flocking to the home trying to explain the unexplained.”

Czech Skeptics Offer Reward for Proof of Paranormal Phenomenon
Prague Post

“The Czech skeptic club Sisyphus has offered a reward of 10,000 Kč to anyone who would prove the existence of paranormal phenomena in an experiment, and it would recommend the successful applicants, if some appeared, for a worldwide $1 million prize.”

City Woman Seeks Relief from Paranormal Activity in Home
Sun Gazette

“Jodi Hill recently shared her story of being harassed, frightened and attacked by an unknown tormentor allegedly not of this world on Travel Channel’s ‘The Dead Files.’ But, although the film crew left in July, the paranormal activity hasn’t stopped.”

Like reading about ghosts in the news? Follow me on Twitter! I monitor all paranormal-themed news stories and tweet them as they’re published.

5 thoughts on “Haunted Headlines: Ghosts in the News

Comments are closed.