The Spencer Family Massacre, Part 2

Most of us take our lives for granted. We wake up and go about our day with hardly a thought…

Episode 37: The Spencer Family Massacre, Part 1

Willis James was just going to work in 1877. Instead, he found himself part of what would become one of…

The Spencer Family Massacre, Part 1

  Welcome to the first story of the new year, everyone! I’ve been excited to get this one out, and,…

The Emotional Insanity of George Scott

In the 1870’s, the town of Delmar, Iowa, had a problem. They were a railroad town, and with the railroads…

Episode 36: The Emotional Insanity of George Scott

George Scott was a loving family man. All of a sudden, he became convinced that his wife was trying to…

Episode 35: Frozen Secrets

   In 1927, William Coffey was a middle-aged newlywed on top of the world. His wife’s family began to suspect…

Frozen Secrets

January is a cold month in the Midwest, especially in Wisconsin. The temperatures routinely hover around the freezing point, and…

Episode 34: Snapped in Birmingham

In 1943, Naomi Cheney was murdered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Six years later, her father, Frank Cheney, Sr., committed…

Snapped in Birmingham

December 7, 1941 was a day that changed America. After a surprise attack by Japanese forces on Pearl Harbor, the…

Episode 33: The Scars of Loss

Mabel Moore and William Stewart each lost a spouse in the early 20th Century. They also had hidden connections that…