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


149 Pieces

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Sgt. David Mascarenas is the Dive Supervisor for the Los Angeles Police Department. He’s been diving his whole life, and prides himself on never re...

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  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 21:03
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Ed Crawford had never been to a protest until he heard about the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Robert Cohen, a staff photographe...

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  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 17:28
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When we’re kids, we have ideas of what we want to be when we grow up — movie star, doctor, astronaut. But what if we dream of being like Butch Cass...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 21:05
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In 2005, Danny Egipciaco had the opportunity to participate in a robbery of a drug supplier’s stash house. He was told he’d take home between $100K...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 19:35
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Patti Hammond Shaw is a transgender woman. She’s legally female on her birth certificate and driver’s license, and has been since 1993. But when sh...

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2015
  • Length: 19:48
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In July of 2002, Philadelphia Homicide Detective Pat Mangold was called to the scene of a gruesome murder on the Schuylkill River. When he wasn’t a...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2015
  • Length: 24:12
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More than eighty years ago, a North Carolina family of nine posed for a Christmas portrait. Two weeks later, all but one of them had been shot dead.

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2015
  • Length: 25:28
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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...

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  • Added: Sep 01, 2015
  • Length: 19:25
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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...

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  • Added: Jun 30, 2015
  • Length: 21:34
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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
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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
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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
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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 ...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2015
  • Length: 21:41
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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...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2015
  • Length: 17:25
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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...

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  • Added: Jan 30, 2015
  • Length: 16:16
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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 ...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2015
  • Length: 20:02
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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...

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  • Added: Dec 22, 2014
  • Length: 16:08
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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...

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  • Added: Dec 08, 2014
  • Length: 16:26
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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 ...

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  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 19:01
  • Purchases: 2