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Untold Arizona: Ghost stories

On Untold Arizona, KJZZ usually tells unusual stories about the state. Now, we’ve turned the storytelling over to you. We asked listeners to send their Arizona ghost stories to The Show during the month of October — and listeners have certainly delivered. 

A chilling sensation at ASU's Virginia G. Piper Writers House

Are you afraid of things that go bump in the night? Paul Morris of Tempe isn’t. At least he didn’t think so, until one one night when he was working late at Arizona State University's Virginia G. Piper Writers House.

Paul Morris' story


This Scottsdale home has an uninvited guest

Our second tale comes from Heather Cronrath of Scottsdale — who told us about a particularly spooky house guest.

Heather Cronrath's story


A haunting beneath downtown Mesa

From the “be careful what you wish for” category, Carol Lee of Phoenix had a brush with an apparition while taking a ghost tour beneath the streets of downtown Mesa.

Paul Morris's story


Speedy specters on the 51

Now it’s time to take a trip back above ground on the haunted highway known as — the Arizona 51? Maggie Muma was traveling with her family a few years ago when they couldn’t believe what they saw in the car next to them.

Maggie Muma's story


More Arizona stories

Hear more stories, folklore and Wild West chicanery on the first three seasons of Untold Arizona. Listen wherever you get your podcasts.

Have an untold Arizona story of your own? Drop us a line on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #UntoldArizona. And check out our Facebook group, where you can connect to more people who love a good Arizona tale as much as you do.

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Nick Sanchez is a senior producer for KJZZ's The Show. He joined the station as an intern during the spring of 2022, where he developed a passion for audio storytelling in the Valley.