Criminal

Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the "if it bleeds, it leads," kind of crime. Something a little more complex. Stories of people who've done wrong, been wronged, and/or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. We're a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

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Episode 120: The Tunnel


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 wrong. The Raleigh News and Observer called it “too horrible to chronicle without a shudder.”


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Episode 119: He's Still Neutral


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’t one to call the police on drug dealers or sex workers. He’s a pretty “live and let live” kind of guy. Or he was. Before he finally got fed up and took matters into his own hands.We update a favorite episode with news and additional interviews.


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 19 July 2019  35m
 
 

Episode 118: Stowaway


One day in 1969, Paulette Cooper decided to see what she could get away with.


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 05 July 2019  28m
 
 

Episode 117: The Lake


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 local newspaper, “We don’t want to blow this up into something that it’s not. But on the other side, we’ve got three children who are dead. None of us know exactly what happened.”


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 21 June 2019  36m
 
 

Episode 116: Jessica and the Bunny Ranch


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 of sex work in America. We speak with a high-end escort in New York City, and take a trip to one of the only legal brothels in the country - the Bunny Ranch.


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 07 June 2019  42m
 
 

Episode 115: Cecilia


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. “Some of us find our community with our own family and some of us don't.”


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 24 May 2019  33m
 
 

Episode 114: Philip and Becky


When Philip Benight met Becky Golden, they made a promise to stick together, no matter how bad things got. 


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 10 May 2019  34m
 
 

Episode 113: Hostage


One summer in 1973, two men robbed a bank in Stockholm. They held four people hostage for six days. Swedish psychiatrist and criminologist Nils Bejerot coined the term "Stockholm Syndrome" to describe the response of the hostages. One of the bank robbers, Clark Olofsson, told us, "It was fun."


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 26 April 2019  29m
 
 

Episode 112: The Mail


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 it. And then it happened again. 


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 12 April 2019  28m
 
 

Episode 111: Silvon Simmons


"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 Public Defender's Office


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 29 March 2019  33m