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Krampus, Santa of the dark side
According to the Alpine folklore of Krampus, which means “claw,” not only are bad children not rewarded with gifts at Christmas, but through the night of Dec. 5 and the morning of Dec. 6, naughty children are punished for their wicked behavior.
La Llorona, The Weeping Woman
I first heard of the legend of La Llorona nearly thirty years ago while I was living in Socorro, New Mexico. I was walking one night and heard the unmistakable sound of a woman crying, although there wasn’t a soul around.
Lady Tichborne’s Dying Wish
Lady Tichborne wasn’t a healthy woman, and upon her death bed, requested her husband to grant her a dying wish.
Lalaurie Mansion of New Orleans
Mrs. Delphine Lalaurie and her third husband, Dr. Dr. Leonard Louis Nicolas Lalaurie moved into their new home at 1140 Rue Royal in 1832. Well respected and adored by New Orleans’ society, no one had any idea of the hideous atrocities of which they were capable.
Lawson Children Haunt Squires Inn
In 1929, instead of candy and gifts, Christmas day brought murder and mayhem to the residents of Germanton, North Carolina. Charles Lawson a/k/a “Laughing” Charlie awakened Christmas morning without his sanity.
Lemp Mansion of St. Louis
The history of Lemp Mansion and the Lemp Family of St. Louis.
Linda Blair’s “real” ghostly encounter
I recently watched an interesting episode of Celebrity Ghost Stories on the Bio channel about an experience Linda Blair had with the paranormal as a child.
Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp
In the Scape Ore swamps of Bishopville, located in Lee County, South Carolina, a seven-feet-tall bipedal creature with well-defined muscles, green scaly skin, and orange glowing eyes, was frequently spotted in the summer of 1988.
Lobo Girl of Texas
There was once a little baby girl born in the year 1835 in the Beaver Lake area of Texas, who actually did make a transformation into a Wolf Girl.
London’s Haunted 50 Berkeley Square
Since Victorian times, 50 Berkeley Square has had a reputation for being haunted and infested with “ghosts and other supernatural horrors.” The most haunted house in London. Evidently the horrors found inside of the house have even caused “death and madness.”
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