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


134 Pieces

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In May 1991, a bank robber walked into a bank in Irving, Texas, and without speaking handed the teller a note that read, “This is a bank robbery. G...

  • Added: May 19, 2020
  • Length: 31:54
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“The question becomes, when is enough enough?” Today, we’re talking about forgiveness.

  • Added: May 19, 2020
  • Length: 33:35
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In January 2000, two bodies were found frozen in a remote area of Saskatoon, Canada. It was a place where nobody walked, especially in the winter. ...

  • Added: May 19, 2020
  • Length: 35:06
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In April of 1995, wildlife biologists flew small airplanes over Yellowstone National Park, looking for two missing wolves. “They’re just gone. And ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 31:55
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Sgt. David Mascarenas was the Dive Supervisor for the Los Angeles Police Department. He’s been diving his whole life, and prides himself on never r...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 31:14
  • Purchases: 1
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Just before midnight on October 15, 1990, police arrived at 527 Lime Street in Jacksonville, Florida to find the small wood-frame house on fire. Th...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 29:24
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“The police had surrounded the house. They had been there for quite a while. They didn’t want to try to rush the house because they thought he migh...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 29:07
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One day Adam Braseel got a phone call from his mother. She said that a man in Grundy County, Tennessee had been murdered, and the police thought Ad...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 37:14
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In the summer of 1922, in a town in southern Illinois, 23 people were murdered over two days. Men, women, and children came out of their houses to ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 24:23
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Debbie Schum waited a long time to receive the cremated ashes of her friend, LoraLee Johnson. When she did, she felt relieved to finally take them ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 30:57
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Crime Blotter: “The Learning Center on Hanson Street reports a man across the way stands at his window for hours watching the center, making parent...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 28:07
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In 1995, two men filmed an episode of daytime talk show, The Jenny Jones Show. A few days later, one of the men was dead. The shooter later claimed...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 37:18
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World-class biathlete Kari Swenson was on an afternoon trail run in the mountains near Big Sky, Montana in July 1984 when two men blocked her path.

  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 38:59
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In 1977, a man named Robert Burns went to a funeral and shot someone, in the head, in front of 300 people. He didn’t deny it, and his lawyer didn’t...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 34:28
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In 1930, a Cuban woman named Elena de Hoyos went to the hospital in Key West, Florida. She had a bad cough, and her family was afraid she had Tuber...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2020
  • Length: 18:24
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Three years ago, we spoke with Axton Betz-Hamilton about discovering that her identity had been stolen as a child. When she found out who had stole...

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  • Added: Jan 24, 2020
  • Length: 37:32
  • Purchases: 1
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After a crime occurs, or when someone dies, the police aren’t responsible for cleaning up. That’s not their job. The coroner takes the body, the po...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2020
  • Length: 19:11
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When 18-year-old Ruth Cruger disappeared in 1917, newspapers reported that she probably ran off with a boyfriend. New York police said that there w...

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 27:01
  • Purchases: 1
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John Buettner-Janusch was one of the first Americans to study lemurs. He held prestigious faculty positions at Yale, Duke and NYU, before surprisin...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 28:12
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“I never did anything wrong. I never had a speeding ticket. I think I just saved all my stuff up for just one thing.” This week, we speak with Toby...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 43:49
  • Purchases: 1