(Please note, this list does not include the "Stalking Clowns" events that also have been reported in recent years. See "Phantom Clowns: Classified" for the definitions separating "Phantom Clowns" from "Stalking Clowns.")
All the following are reports of non-photographed, uncaught clowns sighted by children and reported to be attempting to abduct or "bother" children.
Brookline - two clowns - black older van, ladder on side, one headlight broken
Boston (Roxbury, Jamaica Plain) - men in clown suits - black van
East Boston - clowns - vans
Charlestown - clowns - vans
Cambridge - clowns - vans
Canton - clowns - vans
Randolph - clowns - vans
"other cities" near Boston - clowns - vans
Providence - clowns - vans
Kansas City - a clown in a black shirt with a devil on it, black pants with candy canes down the side of each leg, with a sword - yellow van
Kansas City - a clown with a knife - yellow van (six different school; 12 incidents)
Omaha - clowns - vans
Denver - clowns - vans
Pittsburgh (Hill District) - two clowns - van
Pittsburgh (Garfield neighborhood, Allegheny Cemetery) - rabbit-costumed individual - blue van
Arlington Heights - clown, costumed characters - vehicle
Source for 1981 cases: Loren Coleman, Mysterious America: The Ultimate Guide to the Nation's Weirdest Wonders, Strangest Spots, and Creepiest Creatures, Chapter, "Phantom Clowns" (Boston & London: Faber & Faber, 1983; New York: Paraview, 2001; New York: Simon and Schuster, 2007); Fate Editors’ The World’s Strangest Stories, “Phantom Clowns,” (Chicago: Clark Publishing, 1983).
Scotland - clown - blue van
Source for 1991 case: Sandy Hobbs and David Cornwell, "Killer Clowns and Vampires: Children's Panics in Contemporary Scotland," in Supernatural Enemies (Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 2001).
Tegucigalpa - clowns - ambulances/cars
San Pedro Sula - clowns - ambulances/cars
Source for 1995 case: Gillian Bennett, Bodies: Sex, Violence, Disease, and Death in Contemporary Legend (Oxford: University of Mississippi Press, 2005).
Chicago (South Side, Wicker Park) - a clown - white or brown van
Source for 2008 case: Loren Coleman, "Phantom Clowns Are Back," October 17, 2008.
Idaho Falls - clown - red SUV
Source for 2012 case: Loren Coleman, "Idaho Phantom Clown Incident," April 28, 2012.
Red Hook - man in black ski mask - van
Source for 2012 case: Loren Coleman, "Red Hook's Mask + Van Incident," December 28, 2012.
Kent - clown - van