Another Close Call at the Mall
The case of the good samaritan who just happened to have a knife, rope, and roll of duct tape in the trunk of his car. A new variant of a classic shopping mall urban legend.
Aren't You Glad You Didn't Turn on the Light?
After coming home late and getting ready for bed in the dark, a college coed opens her eyes the next morning to receive the fright of her life.
The Babysitter and the Man Upstairs
A teenage babysitter frantically calls the police after receiving prank calls from a creepy stranger who repeatedly inquires after the welfare of the children.
The Body in the Bed
Another classic urban legend. Honeymooners notice a strange odor in their hotel room and decide to peek under the mattress, only to find... (you know the rest).
The Boyfriend's Death
Wouldn't you know it, they picked the worst possible night to go necking on Lovers' Lane...
The Clown Statue
A babysitter calls the parents who hired her to ask if she can cover up the creepy "clown statue" in the room where she's watching TV. The parents tell her to call 911 and get out of the house NOW!!!
The Foiled Abduction
A child who gets lost in a shopping mall is later found in the restroom with his or her clothes changed and hair mostly cut off. It really happened to the friend of a friend of a friend!
'Good Samaritan' May Have Been Serial Killer
Email rumor claims a man posing as a good samaritan attempted to gain entry to a woman's vehicle by "returning" a $5 bill she supposedly dropped. Could he have been the Baton Rouge serial killer?
The Hairy-Armed Hitchhiker
Watch out, Granny's got a hatchet! Oh, and she's not really a granny, either!
A teenager drove his date to Lovers' Lane for a make-out session before it was time to take her home. The place was very dark and deserted. A voice came over the radio. It was a warning...
Humans Can Lick, Too
Home alone, but there's nothing to fear with your trusty dog under the bed keeping watch. Is there?
The Killer in the Backseat
Drivers, take note: That person chasing you at high speed on the highway may actually be trying to save your life.
A New Twist on Kidnapping
Actually, not so new. A female shopper's gratitude quickly turns to horror when she discovers that the "good samaritan" offering to fix her flat tire in the mall parking lot has a briefcase full of weapons.
Psychic Predicts Halloween Campus Massacre
Oft-resurrected urban legend about a TV psychic predicting mass murders at a major university on Halloween night.
The Roommate's Death
There's a killer hiding in the room. Don't turn on the light!
Serial Killer Uses Recording of Crying Baby to Lure Victims
According to this forwarded email, Baton Rouge police suspect a local serial killer is gaining entry to female victims' homes by playing a recording of a baby crying outside their doors.
An outdated and mostly false email describing an actual Internet stalker who used the screen name "Slavemaster" and killed as many as 11 women.
The Slender Man
Dear Urban Legends: There is this myth going around the internet for a couple of years now about a "creature" called the Slender Man. What is it?