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


117 Pieces

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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...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2019
  • Length: 27:01
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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...

Bought by ABC


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 43:49
  • Purchases: 1
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In the late 1800s, North Carolina was trying to build a railway system through the Western part of the state. In December of 1882, something went w...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 20:27
  • Purchases: 1
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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 WCAI / WNAN and KSFR


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 32:34
  • Purchases: 2
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One day in 1969, Paulette Cooper decided to see what she could get away with.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 26:22
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Amanda Hamm and her boyfriend Maurice LaGrone drove to Clinton Lake one night in 2003. The next day, DeWitt County Sheriff Roger Massey told a loca...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 33:34
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In our last episode we spoke Cecilia Gentili, a trans Latina who worked for many years as an undocumented sex worker. Today, we get two more views ...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 38:34
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When Cecilia Gentili was growing up in Argentina, she felt so different from everyone around her that she thought she might be from another planet....

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 31:31
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When Philip Benight met Becky Golden, they made a promise to stick together, no matter how bad things got.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 31:46
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One summer in 1973, two men robbed a bank in Stockholm. They held four people hostage for six days. Swedish psychiatrist and criminologist Nils Bej...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 26:51
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When Sarah Garone was 13 years old, she received something very strange in the mail. She didn’t know who it was from, or why they would have sent i...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 25:31
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“My first instinct, to be honest, was they shot this guy and now there’s a coverup.” -Liz Riley, Special Assistant Public Defender, Monroe County P...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 31:22
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Georgia Tann of Memphis, Tennessee bragged that she had a rigorous selection process that matched the perfect child with the perfect home.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 36:44
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It’s one thing to get into an argument with a stranger on Facebook. It’s another thing to try to ruin that stranger’s life. In 2015, Re/Max realtor...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 23:08
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When Fannie Davis and her family moved to Detroit in the mid-1950s, they hadn’t prepared themselves for how hard it would be. They had trouble find...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 31:50
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When Sarah Winchester’s husband died, she inherited millions from the family business: the manufacture of the famous Winchester Rifle. A medium rep...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 22:25
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In a suburb outside of Salt Lake City, a 69-year-old woman named Linda Gillman hired a man named Christian Olsen to do some repairs on her condo. A...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 29:20
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On a hot summer day in 1978, a group of friends started renovating an old house in a neighborhood in Atlanta called Little Five Points. The home be...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 24:56
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We spend the day in a police car in Austin, Texas.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2019
  • Length: 30:50