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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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    • True Crime
    • 5.0, 4 Ratings

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.

    Episode 137: Wolf 10

    Episode 137: Wolf 10

    In April of 1995, wildlife biologists flew small airplanes over Yellowstone National Park, looking for two missing wolves. “They’re just gone. And that’s implausible because wolves don’t just disappear.”

    We’re trying something new. Two stories about the same family of wolves in Yellowstone. One is a crime story, and one is a love story. For the love story, check out Episode 19 of This is Love. It’s called The Wolves. https://apple.co/2wSJs7B

    Thomas McNamee’s book is The Killing of Wolf Number Ten.

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    Artwork by Julienne Alexander.

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    • 34 min
    Looking for Wolves

    Looking for Wolves

    Our other show, This is Love, is coming back on April 1. All new stories, about animals and the wild, and what happens when we take time to look around us.

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    Artwork by Julienne Alexander.

    • 3 min
    Phoebe Reads a Mystery

    Phoebe Reads a Mystery

    Phoebe reads Agatha Christie’s first novel, The Mysterious Affair at Styles. For more, visit Phoebe Reads a Mystery on its own feed. Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/phoebe-reads-a-mystery/id1503921457 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4aqOirMxxorVMFcVRvDusi RSS: http://feeds.feedburner.com/PhoebeReadsAMystery

    • 32 min
    Episode 136: La Brea Dave

    Episode 136: La Brea Dave

    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 refusing a dive, no matter how treacherous. At least until the summer of 2013, when a murder investigation led him into the unusually murky waters of the La Brea tar pits. We first spoke with Sgt. Mascarenas in 2015. This week, we’re adding to the story, with information about the crime he couldn't tell us before.

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    • 33 min
    Episode 135: 527 Lime Street

    Episode 135: 527 Lime Street

    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. There was a man standing in the front yard. He said there were people inside the house. What happened next was so unusual that it changed the way we think about arson.

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    • 31 min
    Episode 134: Call Russ Ewing

    Episode 134: Call Russ Ewing

    "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 might kill one of the innocent people. But after waiting for a long time, I asked the police: 'Let me see if I can talk to the guy.'"

    Thanks to CBC Licensing.

    Criminal is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

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    If you'd like to introduce friends or family members to podcasts, we created a How to Listen guide based on frequently asked questions.

    Artwork by Julienne Alexander.

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    • 31 min

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4 Ratings

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Fantastic podcast!

So much more than most “true crime” podcasts.

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