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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


62 Pieces

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In February of 1896, a little boy discovered a woman’s headless body in a farmer’s field in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. No one knew who she was, or what...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Sep 01, 2015
  • Length: 19:25
  • Purchases: 1
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Hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of rare books have been disappearing across America since the late 90s, and haven’t resurfaced in the marke...

Bought by KALW and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 21:34
  • Purchases: 2
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Julius Robinson had killed for revenge before, and so when his sister was brutally murdered in her sleep last year, he says he planned to “get” the...

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  • Added: Jun 05, 2015
  • Length: 21:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Karen Miller met a man named Gil Harper on Facebook. They started flirting. The flirtation grew more serious. Eventually, they planned to meet in r...

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  • Added: May 15, 2015
  • Length: 25:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Sandie Alger is a 71-year-old woman with a very long rap sheet. She was in and out of prison throughout the 1960s, 70s, and 80s, and upped her game...

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  • Added: Apr 28, 2015
  • Length: 19:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Police officer John Edwards was patrolling a quiet neighborhood in Bellaire, Texas when he saw an SUV driven by two young African-American men. It ...

Bought by XRAY.fm and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 21:41
  • Purchases: 2
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No one disputes that it’s against the law to take another person’s life, but is it against the law to sit with someone and watch while they commit ...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2015
  • Length: 23:46
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On July 17th, 1889, the residents of Clayton County, Iowa woke up to news of the worst crime in their history. A Civil War veteran and his young wi...

Bought by KALH and PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 20, 2015
  • Length: 17:25
  • Purchases: 2
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Dan Stevenson has lived in Oakland’s Eastlake neighborhood for 40 years. He says crime has been an issue for as long as he can remember, but he isn...

Bought by KALH and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 30, 2015
  • Length: 16:16
  • Purchases: 2
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In June 2014, authorities released information about a massive child pornography ring being conducted in North Carolina. Four suspects had already ...

Bought by KALH and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 18, 2015
  • Length: 20:02
  • Purchases: 2
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Raymond Chandler is often called the greatest American crime novelist. But something very important to Chandler had gotten lost. No one noticed u...

Bought by KALH and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 16:08
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1999, most of America’s tech hysteria centered around Y2K. But at that same time, a teenager in Canada was messing around in chat rooms, meeting...

Bought by KALH and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 08, 2014
  • Length: 16:26
  • Purchases: 2
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In 1977, a mild-mannered aeronautical engineer sideswiped a parked car in Compton, CA. He stopped his car to see the damage, and all of a sudden a ...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 19:01
  • Purchases: 2
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Working as a reporter for a TV station in New Hampshire, Kevin Flynn was covering the capture and arrest of a female serial killer named Sheila LaB...

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  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 15:47
  • Purchases: 1
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In March 1964, a 35-year-old African American woman named Johnnie Mae Chappell was walking along the side of the road in Jacksonville, Florida. Fou...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2014
  • Length: 17:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Crime victims are often put under the same scrutiny as the accused. Not only for their version of events, but sometimes for how they look and talk,...

Bought by KALH and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 30, 2014
  • Length: 17:23
  • Purchases: 2
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On April 13, 2014, former KKK member Frazier Glenn Cross pulled into a Jewish Community Center and ambushed a grandfather and grandson, killing bot...

Bought by KRCC-FM, WUNC, PRX Remix, and WEZU


  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 14:13
  • Purchases: 4
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Every year for the past few years, tens of thousand of flytraps have gone missing – from the wild, from gardens, from nurseries. And, really, nobod...

Bought by KALH, 90.5 WESA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 21:00
  • Purchases: 3
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With the advent of the Inkjet printer, counterfeiting money became as simple as a trip to Staples. By the year 2000, there were 72 million of these...

Bought by XRAY.fm, New Hampshire Public Radio, 90.5 WESA, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 08, 2014
  • Length: 17:00
  • Purchases: 4
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There are plenty of things we don’t share with our mothers. Dark, sad things. Unless of course, you’re both in the business of death.

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, 90.5 WESA, PRX Remix, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Mar 28, 2014
  • Length: 14:24
  • Purchases: 4