Criminal

Series produced by Criminal

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Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the “if it bleeds, it leads,” kind of crime but something a little more complex. Stories of people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle.

Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the “if it bleeds, it leads,” kind of crime but something a little more complex. Stories of people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle.

To learn more visit www.ThisIsCriminal.org

To contact the show's creators, email ThisIsCriminal@gmail.com


80 Pieces

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David Dovala has lived in Casper, Wyoming since he was 19. He’s worked all kinds of cases, first as a detective and later as sheriff, but a 1973 mu...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2018
  • Length: 19:42
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As a child, Lawrence Lessig was a gifted singer. His church choir director encouraged him to attend a choir camp at a prestigious boarding school i...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2018
  • Length: 39:03
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Before he was 10 years old, Willie Bosket had skipped school, started fires, picked pockets, and stolen a car. A psychiatrist at Bellevue called hi...

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 26:45
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1993, a family was found murdered in their home. A Maryland police spokesperson described the homicide investigation as the most “exhaustive and...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 25:03
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In the 1950s poodles were all the rage – one tabloid even reported that when a girl “makes the big time she traditionally acquires 3 things — minks...

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 25:15
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There is a group in Durham, NC called “Parents of Murdered Children.” This week, we meet three of its members.

  • Added: Mar 12, 2018
  • Length: 25:09
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Three mysteries we can’t stop thinking about.

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 33:48
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1988, a man in Hickory, NC was sentenced to life in prison based on evidence that experts would later call “junk science.” It took him 24 years ...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 25:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Helen Duncan was a famous medium who travelled around Britain in the 1940s performing séances. She claimed to speak to the dead, and even produce p...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 31:17
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1993, a man in Steamboat Springs, Colorado was found dead in his home. He’d been burned with a stun gun, hit with a shovel, and shot several tim...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 20:56
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1962, two men managed to escape the one prison in America that was supposed to be inescapable. They were never found. More than 50 years later, ...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 25:43
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The Tennessee Walking Horse has a natural gait that’s famously smooth. And, if trained in a certain way, it can perform a walk that’s even more spe...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 23:05
  • Purchases: 2
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“I keep saying ‘where’s the body? Kill someone,’” Marilyn Stasio told us. She reads at least 200 crime novels a year to determine which are worthy ...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 23:58
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1993, more than 1,000 levees broke along the Mississippi River, flooding thousands of acres. In most cases the floods were seen as an “Act of Go...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 30:08
  • Purchases: 1
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At the turn of the century, Carry Nation was “America’s foremost lady hellraiser” and “the apostle of reform violence.” In her own words, she was “...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 23:24
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Amber Dawn was 20 when she moved into a one-bedroom apartment in Enumclaw, Washington. On her very first night, she began to notice strange sounds....

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 17:55
  • Purchases: 1
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In 1967, a very unlikely group of individuals gathered to help women quietly break the law and obtain an abortion. The first step was to call a pho...

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  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 23:33
  • Purchases: 1
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Shortly after David Brown was sworn in as the Dallas Chief of Police, his son shot and killed a police officer. Just before he retired as chief, 5 ...

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  • Added: Jan 08, 2018
  • Length: 29:52
  • Purchases: 1
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The “body farm” at Texas State University is a place almost no one except researchers and law enforcement is able to see, because it’s one of very ...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2017
  • Length: 31:13
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Skidmore, Missouri is a very small town. In the ’70s, there was only one bar, one grocery store, and one bully. Ken McElroy was so ruthless and int...

  • Added: May 08, 2017
  • Length: 27:10