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The boy claimed by two mothers.

Creepy and Unexplained: The Lost Boy

September 16, 2019

Background The disappearance of Robert “Bobby” Clarence Dunbar is a story that has been passed down for generations. It is a story of two boys who were taken away from their homes, one to be raised by another family and the other to rot unknowingly. The beginning of a never-ending story Bobby wa...

657 Boulevard

Creepy and Unexplained: 657 Boulevard’s watcher

May 28, 2019

Background A couple with three children purchased their dream home in Westfield, New Jersey, in 2014. The $1.2 million home came with six bedrooms, three bathrooms and was located on 657 Boulevard, a few blocks from the wife’s childhood home. It was everything the Broaddus family wished upon, perhaps ...

Creepy and Unexplained: “Roland T. Owen,” the man who never checked out

February 13, 2019

Background Infamous horror films such as Alfred Hitchcock's “Psycho” and Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining” have given hotels a whole new meaning by becoming an eerie setting for murders. These films show killings of guests and a hotel that can turn a man into a maniac within months. Frighten...

Creepy and Unexplained: Houston’s infamous double homicide

September 18, 2018

What do you think of when you hear the word “Icebox?” If you thought about a refrigerator, you’re correct. In the mid-19th century, the old and unmechanical version of the refrigerator, the icebox, used blocks of ice to keep food cold. On June 1965, in Houston, a refrigerator, the much more advanced...

Creepy and Unexplained: Comic artist documents his haunted apartment

Comic artist Adam Ellis is documenting strange occurrences in his apartment.

Mariene Sanchez, Creepy and Unexplained Columnist

October 6, 2017

Having a haunted apartment is beyond creepy, especially if you’re living alone. Trying to push the doors slowly open as the air conditioning blows too much air or the noises your pets make playing in the middle of the night, but some things just cannot be brushed off. No matter how much you want...

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