True Urban Legends

Tis the season for some scary stories!

Urban legends have always been irresistible nuggets of life, reeling us all in with their promises of darkness and jump scares. Many urban legends have been made into media, from movies to TV shows like Supernatural, and the fringe stories that people used to share at parties grew into global phenomena shared over the Internet. But what about urban legends that ring of truth?

Several urban legends have turned out to be true. From the famous "Alice" killings to the supposed "Dog Boy," there are many urban legends that at least have roots in true stories. There are even whole books written about true urban legends, much to the delight of many a fan. Unfortunately, if some of our favorite legends are true, it does mean that real people got hurt in them.

What is your favorite urban legend? Does it have any truth?

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