• Call out to military witnesses of UFOs over missile sites

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 30th, 2013

    The leading researcher into UFO sightings by military personnel over nuclear missile launch sites is calling for more witnesses to step forward.

    Robert Hastings has studied the well documented history of UFO interference with nuclear arsenals in both the United States and Russia.

    At times, nuclear launch systems have been disabled during the close encounters, causing alarm in the ranks.

    Currently, Hastings is chiefly interested in sightings occurring during the October 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, as well as those that took place over the past decade. 

    However, he is also seeking information relating to any UFO sighting involving nuclear weapons ...

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  • Family drives toward strange lights and saucer object

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 25th, 2013

    A family driving home from shopping encountered a large, saucer shaped UFO hovering just over the tree line in Martinsville, IN, on the evening of January 24, 2013.

    The reporting witness told the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) that their family had left a Walmart and was heading home on Old Morgantown Road. As they rounded a curve and drove to the top of a hill they saw "five lights in a slight "V" formation."

    The parent, their three boys and grandmother all commented about how "low" the apparent airplane was flying.

    They continued driving toward the lights for about a ...

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  • 19th Century UFO encounter with occupants

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 23rd, 2013

    An interesting home video (see below) has been posted with an elderly woman telling a story for the first time to relatives about her father's alleged encounter with a UFO and its occupants during the late 19th century in Logansport, IN.

    It's the oldest UFO report logged on the record books at the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON.)

    The unnamed woman told her relatives that she was ten years old when her father came running into their home one day with his out of this world "tale".

    The woman did not mention the exact location and date of the ...

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  • MUFON reports 22 "unknown" triangle UFOs in November 2012

    By Roger Marsh, MUFON on January 23rd, 2013

    Sightings of triangle UFOs have been reported in large numbers in recent months, with many claims submitted to the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON).

    MUFON has been investigating the witness accounts and publishing their findings on a regular basis, with the latest report covering sightings during November, 2012.

    MUFON investigators have determined that 22 triangle shape UFO sightings in November are "unknown" meaning that man-made and natural environmental explanations have been ruled out.- Editor

    Roger Marsh, Editor or of the MUFON UFO Journal reports:

    The triangle remains a top three UFO shape for 2012 with 685 U.S. reports filed through ...

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  • Green lighted "ship" reported in Georgia

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 22nd, 2013

    Multiple witnesses in two Georgia locations reported observing a bright, green and white object on January 20, 2013. One of the witnesses took photographs of what they saw.

    The first reported encounter occurred at 4 a.m., on Interstate 75 near Calhoun, GA, according to the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON.)

    The unnamed witness was driving northbound on I-75 when ahead "a very bright green object just appeared in the sky."  The witness reported that the object did not appear to be flying in any specific direction, but that it "just appeared" and began to descend until it was obscured by ...

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  • Amherst abuzz with UFO reports

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 21st, 2013

    Media coverage continues in Amherst. Massachusetts, of a UFO sighting reported by several witnesses in the early evening of January 8, 2013. 

    Multiple witnesses claim to have seen the low flying object, described as triangle in shape and the size of one or two cars. 

    Amherst resident Kathryn McGill told the Daily Hampshire Gazette that she spotted the UFO near an old landfill on Belchertown Road.   

    McGill, 19, said her friends laughed at her when she told them about what she saw, but was vindicated when other locals posted their witness accounts on Facebook and a local blog, Heads in ...

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  • Bigfoot or animals? Strange sounds coming from swamp on Umatilla Indian Reservation

    By Richard Cockle, Oregonian, Portland, OR on January 20th, 2013

    Despite the great controversy and many know frauds associated with the Bigfoot subject, many Native American cultures firmly accept the idea of the large, yet identified creature.  

    Navajo Rangers have told UFOGrid that they have collected evidence of the beast on their reservation in Arizona, which has helped substantiate the many sightings reports by area residents.

    The Lakota tribe in South Dakota also accept the many sightings reported on their lands.

    The Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon has had many recent reports of very loud, disturbing shrieks heard from the wilderness on their reservation, and witnesses have recorded the calls ...

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  • Low flying large triangle drifts over PA house

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 18th, 2013

    Another in a recent spate of low-flying, triangle UFO sightings has been reported in Pennsylvania.

    A witness in Lehighton, PA, was outside their home burning trash at 6:30 PM on January 9, 2013, when "a very large triangle" appeared from behind their home and passed directly overhead. 

    The unnamed witness told the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) that the silent UFO was about 100 feet in the air, and only about 30 feet over the tree tops. 

    They described the object as having "three extremely bright white lights at each corner (of the triangle) which strobed simultaneously and lit up ...

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  • Parent and son watch huge cigar shaped UFO

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 17th, 2013

    A parent and their adult son reported seeing an extremely large, cigar shape UFO while driving on the afternoon of January 14, 2013, in Henderson, Kentucky. 

    The unnamed witness told the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) that they were driving home from an early dinner at 4:45 PM when they spotted the object moving at a high rate speed. The parent was driving when they encountered the UFO, which they described as about "six times the size of an airplane." 

    The parent pointed the object out to their son, who also saw it. They described the object as "very bright ...

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  • Five flying discs in formation reported in near Los Angeles

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 16th, 2013

    Multiple witnesses have reported two UFO sightings in as many days in San Dimas, CA, including a daylight sighting of several craft flying in formation.  

    The sighting occurred in daylight at 3:45 PM on January 11, 2013, about 25 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. 

    A grandmother and her grandchild were driving on West Arrrow Road when the grandchild "caught a glimpse" of four, shiny metal discs that were led by a fifth, "V" shaped object. 

    In a report to the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), the grandmother described the objects as looking like planes flying in formation, but that ...

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  • Are there UFO occupants?

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 15th, 2013

    Among the thousands of UFO sightings reported every year to a variety to credible reporting agencies, including the National UFO Reporting Center (NUFORC), the National Investigations Committee on Ariel Phenomena (NICAP) and the grassroots Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), only a few of the reports involve sightings of UFO occupants. 

    UFOGrid will be publishing a series of the most credible and sensational reports concerning sightings of beings observed inside or in close proximity to UFOs.  

    NICAP published a special report in 1969 entitled "UFOs: A New Look" that detailed many types of reported UFO encounters including close range sightings, structural details ...

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  • Witness seeks public's help to identify objects photographed over Colorado

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 14th, 2013

    A Colorado stargazer is asking for the public's help to understand several strange objects that they claim to have repeatedly observed since October, 2011. 

    The Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) reports that the unnamed witness submitted a high resolution image of the objects taken during a recent encounter on January 12, 2013, in Golden Colorado. 

    The witness said that they spotted the objects at 1:20 AM through a pair if binoculars, and noticed what appeared to be a "structure or multiple craft."  

    According to the report, the witness has taken many pictures of the strange objects over time.  

    In ...

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  • Occupants spotted inside triangle UFO

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 14th, 2013

    Recent UFO sighting reports from Texas continue to take more dramatic turns. 

    The latest incident, from Cedar Park, TX, includes the commonly reported triangle shape UFO, with the added twist of beings spotted inside the craft. 

    According to a report filed with the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON), the witness was entering their home from the backyard when they heard a "humming" sound behind them. 

    The unnamed witness said they first spotted a reflection of an object on their door as they were heading inside, turned around and saw a "giant" craft hovering just above power lines behind their home. 

    The ...

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  • Mother and son frightened by enormous UFO on late night drive

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 13th, 2013

    A mother and son reported a frightening encounter with a large, octagon shaped UFO that hovered over their car in Cameron,Texas, on the evening of December 21, 2012. 

    Both the mother and son filed reports with the National UFO Reporting Center (NUFORC). The mother felt nervous having to explain what they saw, because of how unusual the object looked to them. 

    The two were driving on Highway 36 to a relative's home in Copper Cove, TX, from Houston at about 11:30 PM when they noticed "a very bright flashing light" in the distance, near Cameron. The mother ...

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  • Crop circles in New Haven? 

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 12th, 2013

    Local media outlets in New Haven, Connecticut, have made hay of what was likely an impromptu college art project at Yale University's Green last week. 

    The story of mysterious "crop circles in the snow" has been picked up by media across the country, during what was obviously a slow news day. 

    Local TV News crews have reported the from the site of the shoveled snow designs that resemble crop circles found in farming fields worldwide.  Keep in mind theses are not crop circles, but rather snow circles. 

    A leading authority of the global crop circle phenomenon since 1983, Colin ...

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  • Two UFOs reported over busy Los Angeles Freeway

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 11th, 2013

    A witness in the West Los Angeles area reported spotting two unidentified flying objects while driving on the busy 405 Freeway on the evening of December 21, 2012. 

    The witness (name withheld) told the National UFO Reporting Center (NUFORC) that she was driving south through the Sepulvada Pass, in the Santa Monica mountains at 6:15 PM when she noticed a "bright, white light." 

    The witness reported that as she drove closer to the light, it was traveling too slowly to be a conventional aircraft. As it flew directly overhead and from east to west, two objects and more lights ...

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  • Image of alleged hovering UFO goes viral

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 10th, 2013

    An alleged image of a landed, or low hovering UFO in Texas has gone viral in recent days.  The image shows a flat, thin looking object with three lights that reflect onto the nearby ground.  It is a compelling image, at first glance. Further photo analysis may offer more insight into the photo's authenticity. 

    The lack of information offered in the report submitted to the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) raises several issues that cast doubt on its legitimacy: 

    -No identification of the submitter.

    -The claim that the image come from a camera operated by an "oil company here in ...

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  • Couple spots two UFOs fly out of downtown Honolulu

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 10th, 2013

    A family driving in downtown Honolulu, Hawaii, spotted two, small objects fly rapidly from the downtown area on the morning of January 8, 2012. 

    The wife told the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) that she, her husband and their 3 year-old son were driving westbound on the H1 freeway near the University Avenue exit at 8:15 AM when her husband noticed the UFO. 

    He described it as a small, disc shaped object with gun metal grey or black color. The husband spotted the UFO as it flew rapidly from the downtown Honolulu area at a 45 degree angle of ascent ...

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  • Low flying triangle UFOs continue over U.S. skies

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 4th, 2013

    Large, dark colored triangle shaped craft continue to be reported by witnesses nationwide. Eye-witness reports have been filed with two leading UFO organizations, the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) and the National UFO Reporting Center (NUFORC). The reports share similar description patterns, including low altitude flyovers that are often just over tree top level. Here are a few recent sighting reports: 

    Case 45006. A witness in Richmond, Texas, reported to MUFON sighting a "very low" flying black triangle shaped object with a "weird looking" amber light on the front tip of the craft at 9:15 PM on New Year's ...

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  • UFO follows witness with spot light

    By Ted Bonnitt on January 4th, 2013

    A UFO with light beams appeared to follow a frightened witness in Westland, Michigan, on the pre-dawn morning of December 26, 2012. 

     The unidentified witness told the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) that they were getting into their car on the way to work at 7:12 AM when they looked up and noticed what appeared to be four "searchlights" in the formation described as the four points of a "picture frame." 

    The four lights silently cast beams downward, that rapidly crossed each other's path until merging into a single, pulsating and "dazzling light."  

    The beams then separated and repeated ...

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