The Oberst Family Murders, Kansas 1928

The Oberst Family Murders, Kansas 1928 – A Case Study Update. Please welcome back guest blogger Sue Baillie. Sue is researching her family and wrote about it for us here. Her ancestry journey took her to Tremont Township, Illinois, 1860, That is where her Greta-Great-Great uncle Jesse Chainey settled with his family after travelling from Kent, UK. Sue stumbled […]

Missing: Stephen Scott Hammerle

Stephen Scott Hammerle a.k.a. “Stevie” or “Steve” or “Stephen Faircloth” was born on August 18, 1955. He went missing on August 22, 1981. He was just 26 years old. Stephen is a tall white male, approx. 5’8″ and weighs between 160-170lbs. He is paralyzed from the waist down due to injuries from an accident. I have not […]

The Oberst Family Murders

The Oberst Family Murders happened in 1928, Kansas. Introducing us to the case is guest blogger Sue Baillie. ** Researching my family history took me to Tremont Township, Illinois, 1860 where my Greta-Great-Great uncle Jesse Chainey settled with his family after travelling from Kent, UK. As this branch of my family was now overseas I hadn’t […]

Hope for Merrill Andrews

Four fingerprints that were found at the scene of a 1977 murder will be the focus of a hearing this summer for a Kansas prison inmate who hopes DNA from the prints will absolve him of the crime. Merrill Andrews was convicted by a jury of first-degree murder in the death of Nola Babb, a […]