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  • Bully’s Murder Remains a Secret in Missouri Town for 40 Years

    07/18/2021 3:08:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 63 replies
    Fox2now ^ | Jul 13, 2021 | Kevin S. Held
    Tucked away in the northwest corner of Missouri is a small, dusty town 46 miles north of St. Joseph with a decades-old secret. This past weekend marked the 40th anniversary of the killing of Ken Rex McElroy of Skidmore. And despite there being dozens of witnesses, no one has ever been arrested or charged in connection with McElroy’s murder. In short: no one saw anything. Ken McElroy died in a hail of gunfire on the morning of July 10, 1981, while sitting in his truck outside a local tavern. He was known as the town bully, but they may be...
  • Why John Steinbeck’s ‘;ost’ Werewolf Murder Mystery Remains Unpublished

    05/24/2021 11:13:15 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    KSBW ^ | May 24, 2021 | Ariano Jaso
    A Stanford professor explains the importance of why “Murder at Full Moon” should be on bookshelves.Long before he became one of America's most-well known novelists, Monterey County icon John Steinbeck wrote three books that were never published. Two of them he destroyed, but the other has remained in the archives, relatively unknown, until recently. The unpublished novel is titled Murder at Full Moon. It’s a murder mystery involving werewolves. “I was really surprised to discover that it wasn't some unfinished draft or some sort of just just wacky experiment. It was a complete novel,” said Stanford profession Gavin Jones....
  • Why did New York just add 1,903 Covid-19 deaths in Staten Island?

    05/14/2021 1:48:43 PM PDT · by Babwa · 24 replies
    Richmond County, NY reports 1,903 new deaths today.
  • Two Mystery Cars Found At Bottom Of North Carolina Lake

    03/08/2021 2:51:11 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 40 replies
    Motorious ^ | 3/8/2021 | Steven Symes
    Let the armchair theories begin… Cars and water: they don’t mix well, especially when there’s a high quantity of H2O. Perhaps that’s why so many people, including us, find it fascinating when an old car is found submerged in a body of water. There’s an inherent mystery around how the vehicle ended up there and why. That’s certainly the case with two cars accidentally discovered by a fisherman in Raleigh, North Carolina. The unnamed fisherman was in his boat on Lake Wheeler on a Sunday, likely enjoying the nice weather and hoping to catch something worthy of telling a tale...
  • Vanity: Period Drama Review – My Cousin Rachel 2017

    01/24/2021 2:40:27 AM PST · by C19fan · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | January 24, 2020 | Me
    Disclaimer: I have not read the Daphne du Maurier novel this is based on. My first encounter with the enchanting Rachel Weisz was playing at the age of 29 the spunky, and intelligent Miss Evelyn Carnahan from the 1999 movie “The Mummy”. At the age of 47, when she starred in this adaptation of the Daphne du Maurier novel, she is still a stunning and alluring woman. One can easily see a younger man falling for her. What is very interesting about this adaptation is how earthy it is. Phillip Ambrose definitely does not have the manners of a member...
  • George Bush Funeral Envelope Reactions (George H.W. Bush Funeral)

    01/21/2021 8:59:44 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 50 replies
    Research ^ | December 30, 2020
    George Bush Funeral Envelope Reactions.
  • The rumble in South Florida wasn’t an earthquake. It was likely something much less dangerous.

    01/16/2021 9:04:22 AM PST · by Enterprise · 20 replies ^ | JAN 15, 2021 | BROOKE BAITINGER
    People were baffled. They reported what they felt and saw on social media. People from the Keys to Palm Beach County reported the shake. (Snip) It’s likely it was not something on earth, but in the stratosphere. According to Zach Covey, the meteorologist at the Sun Sentinel’s news partner WPEC-Ch. 12, it was the sonic boom of a military aircraft breaking the sound barrier offshore.
  • Mystery illness in India leaves hundreds sick, at least one dead

    12/07/2020 8:26:48 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    nypost ^ | 12/07/2020 | Yaron Steinbuch
    At least one person has died and more than 200 others have been hospitalized due to a mystery illness in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, according to reports. The unidentified illness was detected late Saturday in Eluru, an ancient city famous for its hand-woven products, where patients have experienced symptoms ranging from nausea and anxiety to loss of consciousness, according to doctors. A 45-year-old man hospitalized with symptoms similar to epilepsy who also suffered from nausea died Sunday evening, the Press Trust of India news agency reported
  • Growth of COVID-19 cases in one Queens neighborhood still a mystery: Cuomo

    10/23/2020 6:29:58 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 11 replies
    amny ^ | 10/22/2020 | Robert Pozarycki
    With most every recent COVID-19 outbreak in New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo reminded Thursday, there has always been some commonality among the patients — such as sharing the same workspace or attending the same house party or religious service. But after a recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Queens’ Ozone Park, up to this point, state officials aren’t sure what caused the increase.
  • Unprecedented numbers of birds are mysteriously dropping dead from the sky in New Mexico

    09/14/2020 7:20:19 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 56 replies
    ss ^ | 9/14/20 | ss
    Over the past few weeks, various species of migratory birds are dying in “unprecedented” numbers of unknown causes. And this growing number of birds in southern New Mexico that have mysteriously died have wildlife experts scratching their heads. “It is terribly frightening,” Desmond said. “We’ve never seen anything like this. … We’re losing probably hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of migratory birds.“ In August, large numbers of birds were found dead at White Sands Missile Range and at the White Sands National Monument in what was thought to be an isolated incident, Desmond said. After that, however, came reports...
  • Did Jeffrey Epstein get rich on the back of Robert Maxwell's stolen pension pot millions? EDWARD JAY EPSTEIN investigates the seemingly unsolvable mystery of how Prince Andrew's paedophile friend made his fortune

    07/19/2020 5:00:53 AM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/18/20 | Edward Jay Epstein
    Ghislaine Maxwell may be the last person alive who knows the answers to one of the decade’s great mysteries: how did Jeffrey Epstein amass his fortune and where is it now? For one of the theories is that Maxwell’s father Robert bankrolled him. When Epstein died a year ago, his visible assets added up to an extraordinary £467 million. But that was ‘only the tip of the iceberg’, according to the head of a multi-billion-dollar hedge fund who I first met at Epstein’s mansion in New York. The question this financier could not answer was how Epstein, who he had...
  • Minneapolis Rioters Burned One Of America’s Most Beloved Independent Bookstores To The Ground

    06/01/2020 5:26:07 AM PDT · by gattaca · 105 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 1, 2020 | Tony Daniel
    Uncle Hugo's and Uncle Edgar's were legendary among the community of science fiction, fantasy, and mystery readers—and now they're gone. Venerable Minneapolis science fiction and fantasy bookstore Uncle Hugo’s and its sister store in the same building, Uncle Edgar’s, which specialized in mysteries, were both burned to ruins last Friday night by rioters. The store took its name from two major awards in the genre fields, science fiction’s Hugo awards, and mysteries Edgar’s. Independent bookstores are a threatened American institution, and Uncle Hugo’s was considered a flagship operation. Owner Don Blyly was noted for his ability to adapt to modern...
  • One Year After the Tragic Notre Dame Fire, the Cause of the Devastating Blaze Remains Shrouded in Mystery

    04/18/2020 6:04:28 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 35 replies
    ArtNet News ^ | 4/15/20 | Sarah Cascone
    Investigators still don't have access to the area where the fire beganOne year ago today, the world watched in horror as a fire swept through Paris’s iconic Notre Dame Cathedral, sending its spire crumbling to the ground, caving in its ceiling, and setting alight its historic interior. And now, with the country on lockdown, restoration efforts on the Gothic building have been put on hold, forcing a team of 100 engineers, scientists, architects, and archeologists to cease their tireless work on the damaged structure. The target date for completing the complex and delicate restoration has always been 2024, in time...
  • Official investigation into the shooting death of DHS whistleblower Philip Haney continues

    02/26/2020 10:09:48 PM PST · by bitt · 14 replies
    american thinker ^ | 2/26/2020 | Peter Barry Chowka
    The sheriff's office in rural Amador County, California, which originally labeled the death by a single gunshot of DHS Obama-era whistleblower Philip Haney last week as "self inflicted," has now backed away from that assertion. A follow-up press release from the office of the sheriff — coroner on Monday had this to say: On February 22, the Amador County Sheriff's Office released initial details regarding Philip Haney being found deceased in our jurisdiction. ... Unfortunately, there was misinformation being immediately put out that we have determined Mr. Haney's death to be a suicide. This is not the case. We are...
  • Are the Mystery Drone Swarms Lingering Near Nuclear Missile Silos?

    01/20/2020 7:34:18 AM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 71 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | January 20, 2020 | Corey Hutchins and David Axe
    The strange flying objects have been spotted near F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming, which houses enough nuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles to wipe out several cities. For weeks, mysterious unidentified flying objects over the Eastern Plains region of Colorado have vexed residents, law enforcement, the military, and state and federal officials. Those who see them say they appear in the night sky, often several at a time, their locations marked by the light they emit. Audibly buzzing, they hover and maneuver in precise formations. The mystery of their origin has gripped Colorado, where news of a sighting makes near-daily...
  • Oreo revealed its mystery cookie flavor — and it honestly shocked us

    12/03/2019 6:58:26 AM PST · by where's_the_Outrage? · 25 replies
    Today ^ | Dec 3, 2019 | Randee Dawn
    Oreo's cookie conundrum has been solved! The classic sandwich cookie company announced back in September that it was releasing a mystery flavor of its beloved snacks, and left fans to figure out what the new additions to the Oreo line tasted like. Plus, one lucky guesser would win $50,000! Well, now the truth can be told: that sweet cinnamon taste was of ... churro flavor!
  • The Sodder Family Mystery

    11/29/2019 8:05:27 AM PST · by robowombat · 13 replies
    Morbidology ^ | 3rd August 2019 | Douglas MacGowan
    This post was published on 3rd August 2019 The Sodder Family Mystery Posted By: Douglas MacGowan Douglas MacGowan lives on the San Francisco peninsula with his wife, a dog, and far too many cats. He has published eight books in the genre of historic true crime. You can check out his book on the mysterious disappearance of the Sodder children case here. There was nothing extraordinary about Christmas Eve, 1945, for the Sodder household in Fayetteville, West Virginia. The tree was decorated and presents for the nine Sodder siblings were waiting for the following day. Still too excited to sleep,...
  • Wood Buried Under Ocean Floor Thousands of Miles at Sea

    10/22/2019 7:28:33 AM PDT · by fishtank · 64 replies
    Creation Evolution Headlines ^ | 10-22-19 | David F. Coppedge
    Wood Buried Under Ocean Floor Thousands of Miles at Sea October 22, 2019 | David F. Coppedge Wood chips hundreds of feet deep in ocean sediments have been found. How did they get there? Watch out for ocean trees. Geology researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) went boring into ocean sediments near India, and were surprised to find direct evidence that “Catastrophic events carry forests of trees thousands of miles to a burial at sea.” They pulled up six cores of sediment from the ocean floor a thousand feet below the surface. The cores were extracted miles apart...
  • Vatican Tomb Investigation Uncovers Empty Graves

    07/16/2019 5:20:08 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 7/11/19 | Hannah Brockhaus
    Vatican City, Jul 11, 2019 / 10:35 am (CNA).- The opening of two tombs on Vatican property revealed both graves to be completely empty, providing no answers in the unsolved disappearance of an Italian girl 36 years ago, the Vatican reported Thursday. “The research has given negative results: no human findings or funerary urns were found,” stated Holy See spokesman Alessandro Gisotti July 11. The tombs, located on Vatican extra-territorial property adjacent to Vatican City State, were opened in an attempt to find a clue to the 1983 vanishing of Emanuela Orlandi. Orlandi was the daughter of an envoy of...
  • Two more Americans reported dead after Dominican Republic vacations

    06/21/2019 9:14:21 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 57 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 21, 2019 | 10:18am | Updated | Amanda Woods
    Two more Americans — a man from Kansas and a woman from Pennsylvania — died during vacations in the Dominican Republic, amid a recent spate of tourist deaths in the country, according to a new report. The families of Chris Palmer — a 41-year-old Army veteran from Kansas who died on April 18, 2018, and Barbara Diane Maser-Mitchell, a 69-year-old retired nurse from Pennsylvania who died on Sept. 17, 2016 — came forward to Fox News to report their deaths. The State Department confirmed the deaths to the network Thursday. Both Palmer and Maser-Mitchell died of heart attacks, according to...