• Low flying triangle reported over Nebraska

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 30th, 2012

    Sightings of large, low-flying triangle shaped UFOs expanded into Nebraska, with two witnesses reporting an early evening encounter in O'Niell, NE, on November 30, 2012.

    The unnamed witness and their son were driving at 7:05 PM when they noticed an object flying "only a few hundred feet in the air."

    The reporting witness told the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) that the craft  "was moving slowly with several lights, almost resembling a combine in the air." A combine is a large farm cultivation vehicle.

    The UFO had "one pulsating orange-ish light and several small white lights," the witness stated ...

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  • Red lights spotted 2 hours apart near Seattle

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 30th, 2012

    There have been several recent reports of strange, red lights across the U.S. west. The latest reports come from Washington state.

    Two separate groups of witnesses in the Seattle area reported very similar UFO sightings about two hours apart on the night of November 27, 2012. 

    The first sighting was reported by a family in Auburn. WA. The reporting witness told the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) that his adult son called him outside to the backyard of this home to see "weird lights in the sky."

    The witness rushed outside and together with his son and two grandchildren saw ...

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  • Seven people observe UFO hover over Florida home

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 28th, 2012

    Seven witnesses observed a triangle shaped UFO hovering about 50-100 feet in the air above a home in Cassleberry, Florida, on the evening of November 24, 2012.

    The reporting witness told the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) that he arrived at a friend's home just before 7 PM, and was speaking with one of their neighbors in the garage when the incident occurred.

    The witness walked inside his friend's home to grab a beer, and when he returned to the garage, the woman he was speaking with was pointing to the sky and shouting for everyone to look up ...

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  • Object appears in explosion of light over desolate stretch of Arizona highway

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 27th, 2012

    A witness driving along a desolate stretch of the Arizona desert in the middle of the night reported seeing "an enormous, energetic explosion of light" and a laser-like object shower sparks across the sky on November 25, 2012.

    The driver told the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) that they were driving east on a "very dark and desolate" area of Interstate 40 near Flagstaff, AZ, at 2:15 AM when the night sky suddenly became very bright from an "explosive burst of light " that appeared from the north. The light was described as white/blue in color. The witness said that ...

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  • Third reported sighting of bright, hovering UFO over Flint, Michigan

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 27th, 2012

    A third witness has stepped forward to report an extremely bright UFO hovering over the skies of Flint, Michigan, on the night of November 25, 2012.

    The Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) reported that the unnamed witness observed the object about 90 minutes before a couple said they saw a similar object in the same vicinity. The two sighting reports on November 25 were proceeded by a well reported sighting of another similar object last week over a movie theater in Flint.

    The third witness first saw the "stationary" object through a break in the clouds and described it as "appearing ...

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  • Second hovering UFO spotted in Flint, Michigan area in same week

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 26th, 2012

    A husband and wife reported observing a triangle shaped UFO hovering above an apartment complex in Grand Blanc, Michigan, on the night of November 25, 2012, according to a report submitted to the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON).

    The unnamed couple were returning home from a family visit at 10:45 PM when they noticed a brightly lit object in the sky as they drove southbound on Highway 23 near the Grand Blanc/Rankin exit.

    As they approached the exit, the husband asked his wife what she thought of the strange lights.  The wife said that it was "probably an airplane ...

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  • DNA lab claims confirmation of Bigfoot species

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 25th, 2012

    An independent team of geneticists, pathologists, forensic and imaging experts claim to have confirmed the existence of a novel hominin hybrid species, commonly called “Bigfoot” or “Sasquatch,” living in North America. 

    The team was led by Dr. Melba S. Ketchum, Director of DNA Diagnostics, an independent DNA testing lab in Timpson, TX. According to a press release, the team found that DNA sequencing suggests that the legendary Sasquatch is a human relative that arose approximately 15,000 years ago as a hybrid cross of modern Homo sapiens with an unknown primate species.

    According the release, details of the study will ...

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  • Denver UFO goes viral

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 24th, 2012

    The UFO that has repeatedly appeared at lunchtime in the skies over Denver, Colorado, has made news around the globe. UFOGrid first reported the story earlier this month.

    Fox 31 News broke the story last week, and it has since gone viral. Aviation experts are not able to identify the objects, and an entomologist believes it is not an insect flying close to the camera lens.

    Comments about the video (see below) are coming in from around the world. As FOX 31 reports, everybody has an opinion to offer. -Editor

    It's a story that's captured worldwide attention. UFOs ...

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  • A modern history of UFO sightings in northeast England

    By Mark W Page, Grimsby Telegraph, Grimsby, UK on November 23rd, 2012

    The northern Lincolnshire region of England has a rich history of UFO sightings. The Grimsby Telegraph has published sighting reports from their readers (and the paper's reporters) who claim to have witnessed UFOs and even mysterious beings. Typically, many of the cases have been explained.  But, others remain unidentified.  The article features an interactive map highlighting some the area's more famous reports.- Editor

    Have you ever seen something unusual in the skies over northern Lincolnshire? Over the years, dozens of people have contacted the Grimsby Telegraph to report strange sightings and close encounters.

    Could they be military aircraft ...

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  • Thanksgiving UFO points light beam near Texas highway

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 23rd, 2012

    Several witnesses reported seeing a UFO pointing a beam of light to the ground in Alice, Texas, on early Thanksgiving morning.

    The Alice Echo-News Journal reports that about a half dozen people called the local police, and described the UFO as being round and about 100 feet long.

    The witnesses said that the UFO was projecting a "light beam" just off Highway 44 near the Highway 281 bypass at about 1:00 AM on November 22, 2012.

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  • MUFON declares "sprouting potato UFO" genuine

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 22nd, 2012

    If the story is true, it has got to be one of the more odd UFO reports.

    According to an extensive report published by the Oregon State chapter of the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), a witness shot 2:34 minutes of video of a constantly morphing and colorful object in clear, blue skies at 4:59 PM on September 6, 2012.

    MUFON investigators have declared the so-called "Milwaukie Sprouting Potato” a true UFO.

    According to the report, witness Don Andersberg (pseudonym) video-recorded an "odd and colorful UFO" from his Miwaukie, Oregon, backyard on a bright, blue sky day.  

    The constantly ...

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  • NASA hints at big news from Mars

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 21st, 2012

    NASA's rover, Curiosity, might have made a "historic" discovery on Mars. However, an official announcement may be weeks away.

    That's what John Grotzinger, the principal investigator for the rover mission told a National Public Radio (NPR) reporter last week.

    The development has to do with a device called SAM, which is a miniature chemistry lab aboard Curiosity. Grotzinger told NPR's Joe Palca that "We're getting data from SAM as we sit here and speak, and the data looks really interesting."

    SAM examines soil samples that have been dug by the rover's shovel, telling scientists on ...

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  • Some PA witnesses dismiss UFO sightings while local officials call what they saw 'amazing'

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 21st, 2012

    Local area officials called the lights that they saw "amazing," but not all the witnesses to the three objects spotted over western Pennsylvania on November 16, 2012, are convinced they were UFOs.

    A witness driving west on Route 422, between Shelocta and Elderton, PA, took a photograph with his cell phone camera of the objects flying high above a local power plant, and believes they were three jets flying in formation and leaving engine exhaust contrails.  

    The witness reported, "I didn't pull over to watch what happened with these things, but I did watch them as long as possible ...

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  • Another set of three strange objects reported over Pennsylvania

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 20th, 2012

    More reports are surfacing of strange, triple light formations in the skies over Pennsylvania.

    An enthusiastic eyewitness in western PA reported observing "three bright, glowing, almost fiery trails (tear drop shaped), on the "clear" afternoon of November 15, 2012.

    The unnamed witness was stopped at a red light in Baden, about 20 miles northwest of Pittsburgh at 3:30 PM when they noticed three stationary "trails" overhead, according to a report submitted to the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). At first glance the witness thought they were conventional jet aircraft contrails, but realized that they were not moving.  The witness could ...

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  • Who to call if you see a UFO over Australia's Gold Coast

    By Sarah Hicks, ABC on November 20th, 2012

    A profile of SMERF, a local UFO investigative organization in southeast Australia.

    Sarah Hicks reports for ABC:

    Extraterrestrials and unidentified flying objects are the day to day business of SMERF, the Springbrook Mountain Extraterrestrial Response Force.

    Andre Clayden, a 'serious' astronomer and self-described middle man between ufologists and alien spotters, takes calls through the night about strange events in the sky; objects that change colour and direction, make sounds and generally confound and excite their audience.

    He likes to look at sightings from an investigators point of view. But Andre gets plenty of practice letting people down gently, fielding about ...

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  • Third witness reports UFOs over Pennsylvania

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 19th, 2012

    A third independent witness has stepped forward with images of UFOs that were seen flying over Pennsylvania on the evening of November 16, 2012.

    Multiple witnesses reported 8 sightings during an 11 hour period, from Connecticut to Michigan, according to the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON.) Descriptions of two of the sightings in Pennsylvania were closely related to this latest report.

    The unnamed witness was driving in Willow Grove, PA,  at about 5:40 PM when they noticed three unusual lights flying to the southwest. The witness then saw two additional sets of the same, strange lights flying just behind the ...

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  • Reported UFO emits second object over Houston, Texas

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 19th, 2012

    A UFO was reported hovering for several minutes over the Houston, Texas, area before ejecting a second object on November 18, 2012.

    According to a report filed with the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), a witness was outside smoking a cigarette at 12:38 PM when they noticed a flash from an object in the sky.

    The witness watched the object hover in a stationary position for about four minutes, when it "ejected another smaller reflective object which seemed to ascend evenly with original object."

    The first object ascended and began to travel east, and the witness lost sight of it ...

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  • Wave of UFO sightings over Pennsylvania

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 18th, 2012

    Friday was a busy night for UFO sightings, with 8 reports over an 11 hour period, spanning from Connecticut to Michigan, according to The Mutual UFO Network (MUFON).

    The reported sightings began at 4:50 PM on November 16, 2012, and continued until 4:00 AM the next morning.

    MUFON said the sightings may not be related, though the timing and witness descriptions of some of the reports suggest a pattern of multiple, low-flying objects.

    4:50 PM, Shelocta, PA 

    The first report came in Friday afternoon from southwestern Pennsylvania town of Shelocta.  The witness was driving west along Interstate ...

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  • "Chilling" lights fly over car in Providence, Rhode Island

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 17th, 2012

    A witness driving on I-95 in Providence, Rhode Island, spotted two sets of three bright lights, with two blue lights following behind them at midnight on November 15, 2012.

    The witness told the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) that the lights flew very slowly and directly over their car as they were driving west on I-95.  At first, the witness thought they were street lights, until it was evident that they were moving.

    As the lights passed overhead, the witness looked up and saw two groups of lights; three bright, white lights and two blue lights "offsetting the white ones."

    The ...

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  • Triangle of bright lights hover over Michigan movie theater

    By Ted Bonnitt on November 13th, 2012

    Two brothers in Flint, Michigan, reported seeing a brightly lit UFO hover over a movie theater on the evening of November 11, 2012.

    The Flint Journal identified the reporting witness as Denzel Washington, 19, of Flint. Washington works three jobs and told the paper that he's still overwhelmed by what he saw

    On his call to 911, Washington said "I don't know if it was an alien but it was a UFO. I'm not under the influence or anything. I'm just psyched out."

    Washington told the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) that he had picked up his ...

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