THE DISAPPEARANCE OF PATRICIA ADKINS

It was on June 29, 2001, exactly 18 years ago today that 29-year-old Patricia 'Patti' Adkins packed her bag and headed to her job at the local Honda Plant in Marysville, Ohio. The single mother of one young daughter was looking forward to her last shift before what she thought would be a romantic getaway…

CONJOINED TWINS: THE DEATH OF PEARL AND RUBY

On this day in 1889 conjoined twins Pearl and Ruby Jones were born in Indiana. Sadly the girls wouldn't live long, passing on February 19, 1890 from complications that arose after contracting measles. It was reported that little Ruby was "bright and hearty" up until the moment of Pearl's death and succumbed just 45 minutes…

CINCINNATI JOHN DOE: NAMUS #UP7739

Did you know that in the United states over 600,000 individuals go missing each year? Fortunately, the majority of these adults and children are found alive and well. However, tens of thousands of these individuals remain missing for more than one year, and when that much time elapses many law enforcement agencies begin to refer…

SUPERMAN’S STINT AT SPRING GROVE

Did you know that television's original Superman, George Reeves, resided in Cincinnati? Well, he was dead...but he was here. When the man of steel passed away on this day back in 1959 he was at the height of his career playing the lead role on TV's "Adventures of Superman." Speaking of adventures you will see…

THE MYSTERY GIRL IN THE RIVER

The articles below detail the grisly murder of a young woman, found decapitated, floating in the Ohio River in early May, 1936. There was speculation for a brief time that she was Evelyn Hatfield from Cincinnati, but detectives later determined that missing young woman was alive and well, she'd actually run off to join the…

OHIO STATE REFORMATORY

Built in 1886 The Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield is known for a heavy presence of paranormal activity, it is frequently rated as the single most haunted location in the state. Not only was the Ohio State Reformatory featured prominently in the film The Shawshank Redemption, it has been featured on countless ghost hunting shows…