A woman in Eau Claire, WI was dating multiple men, and had multiple stories when she showed up to her friend's house claiming she had been assaulted. Try to keep up with this story as Hannah gives Sam and Shan the details!
First, we talked to Sam's grandmother in Plainfield, WI, and now we've moved on to Hannah's hometown. This story went down in Troy, MO, and this woman is an absolute psychopath. Not only did she murder her friend who was dying of cancer, but she also set a guy up for a "TV show" and took is his life as well.
Eric Paulsen from 95.7 BIG FM is also on "Discover Wisconsin", so he's seen some bizarre things in Wisconsin! We talked about Frank Lloyd Wright, the Hodag, and UFOs. Buckle up ... this road trip is about to get real weird.
Continuing our series on Jeffrey Dahmer .... this week we have his defense attorney, Jerry Boyle, in with us. We talked about how he was hired, his experience as an attorney in general, and what it was like working with Dahmer.
When the police entered Jeffrey Dahmer's apartment after one of his victims escaped, they had no idea what they were in for. Annie Schwartz, a crime reporter at the Milwaukee Journal, received a tip about what they found there, and she was the first news outlet on the scene. Since then, she has written a book ("The Man Who Could Not Kill Enough : The Secret Murders of Milwaukee's Jeffrey Dahmer"), and we had her in ... Read more
When you think of serial killers, Jeffrey Dahmer is definitely one of the ones we all think of ... especially here in Milwaukee since this is where he lived and committed there horrible crimes. You've probably heard about the murders by now, but Dr. Josef Benson is writing a book on the psychology behind it all involving race and sexuality that is extremely interesting. Check it out, and we'll keep you posted on when you ca... Read more
It's been a whole month since we put one of these out AND WE ARE SO SORRY!!! This one has a few stories for you, including a mother/daughter duo that committed insurance fraud with the WORST reasoning, a happy Jayme Closs update, and our love of Zac Bundy.
A missing or abducted child is never an easy thing to talk about, so before we dived into Netflix's "The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann", we talked about a disturbance at a Walmart in Wisconsin that involved a karate-fighting mom, a naked (adult) son, and a dog craving some corn bread.
In 2011, Timmothy Pitzen went missing after a fun filled weekend with his mother. Last week, Brian Rini, a man who has been charged with several miscellaneous crimes over the past few years, claimed to be him to bystanders near the Ohio/Kentucky border. This roller coaster of a story is the subject of this week's Wisconsins.
Gina Barton who started the "Unsolved" podcast has been covering crime stories for years .... she even interviewed Steven Avery before starting her very popular podcast with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel! Besides the 3 seasons she's finished, we talked about her Q&A event that's coming up, what other stories she has covered that will give you the creeps, and why she thinks such odd things happen in Wisconsin.
"Making A Murderer" on Netflix took over TVs all over the country, but did you know that that happened here in Wisconsin about 2 hours away from Milwaukee? One of our coworkers, Dan O'Donnell, was actually there for the entire trial, and gives another look at what actually happened with his podcast "Rebutting A Murderer". If you're still on Steven Avery & Brendan Dassey's side, Dan may sway you with ... Read more
Rebekah Turner, a student of Forensic Science and Death Investigation at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, started a website that helps identify deceased people who have been unidentified since before 2000. She's currently working with a family that believes they have a tie to a man who died in a car crash in Delafield decades ago.
Some have spoken out that the show "YOU" on Netflix glorifies stalking. Or does it raise awareness on how we need to be more careful on social media? It's our first episode NOT talking about a Wisconsin serial killer .... let us know your thoughts on the show! @Wiscon.sins on the socials.
SPOILER ALERT: Hug your grandma. Or call her. Buy her something nice. Send her a smoke signal. Whatever you wanna do ... That was our first reaction after hearing this story about 2 teenage boys in Sheboygan, WI who killed one of their great grandmothers.,.. with ... you guessed it! Hatchets.
The biggest news story in Wisconsin, and one of the most talked about ones in the country, has been the kidnapping of Jayme Closs. She escaped her kidnapper's cabin in Barron, WI, and we talked about all of the details so far. We also included the 9-1-1 call from the neighbors who helped her.
It's January 10th, and we've already heard a ton of sad and weird stuff coming out of Milwaukee, Pewaukee, and Wausau. We've got 3 eerie stories for you in this week's episode.
Sam's Grandma Sharon was referenced quite a bit in episode 1. We got her to call in to talk about her experience living next door to Ed Gein, aka The Butcher of Plainfield, WI.
Ed Gein, aka "The Butcher", from Plainfield, Wisconsin kicks off our podcast. Hannah gives some chilling background on this killer, and one of Sam's family members actually lived next door to him.