41 episodes

Serial investigative journalism from APM Reports, with host Madeleine Baran and a team of reporters. In Season 1, we looked at the abduction of Jacob Wetterling in rural Minnesota and the accountability of sheriffs in solving crime. In Season 2, we examined the case of Curtis Flowers, who has been tried six times for the same crime. With a special report on how Covid-19 is affecting the Mississippi Delta.

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Serial investigative journalism from APM Reports, with host Madeleine Baran and a team of reporters. In Season 1, we looked at the abduction of Jacob Wetterling in rural Minnesota and the accountability of sheriffs in solving crime. In Season 2, we examined the case of Curtis Flowers, who has been tried six times for the same crime. With a special report on how Covid-19 is affecting the Mississippi Delta.

    Coronavirus in the Delta E6: Delta State

    Coronavirus in the Delta E6: Delta State

    College football is practically a religion in Mississippi. And for the players, it's life. As Covid-19 upended their world, the teammates at Delta State struggled to find structure and support for an off-season like no other. Support journalism with a donation to In the Dark.

    • 29 min
    Coronavirus in the Delta E5: Geno

    Coronavirus in the Delta E5: Geno

    As the coronavirus swept into the Mississippi Delta, a judge in the small city of Indianola decided to release every inmate she had in jail. That is, every inmate except one. Support journalism with a donation to In the Dark.

    • 32 min
    Coronavirus in the Delta E4: Watermelon Slim

    Coronavirus in the Delta E4: Watermelon Slim

    In the middle of a pandemic, with so many people suffering alone, it seemed an appropriate time to hear from a Delta blues singer. Enter Watermelon Slim. Support journalism with a donation to In the Dark.

    • 20 min
    Coronavirus in the Delta E3: The Hospital

    Coronavirus in the Delta E3: The Hospital

    The doctors and nurses at Greenwood Leflore Hospital brace for the pandemic, cordoning off their ICU and preparing for an influx of patients. Then the virus strikes one of their own. Support journalism with a donation to In the Dark.

    • 29 min
    Coronavirus in the Delta E2: Parchman

    Coronavirus in the Delta E2: Parchman

    How do you self-isolate when your home is a single room that you share with 107 men? That's what inmates at Mississippi's infamous Parchman prison have been wondering for six weeks. Support journalism with a donation to In the Dark.

    • 30 min
    Coronavirus in the Delta E1: Greenville

    Coronavirus in the Delta E1: Greenville

    A storm hits Greenville just in time for Easter. Two pastors and a mayor clash over how to do church during a pandemic. Support journalism with a donation to In the Dark.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
146 Ratings

146 Ratings

escott82 ,

addictive

Loved season 1 and then came season 2 and was hooked.. the whole story is well put together and cant wait to hear season 3. A must listen to.

Dee-NíChurnáin ,

Investigative journalism at its finest

In the Dark is truly excellent. The team are tireless, chasing down every lead and giving the listener every possible perspective without sensationalising the topics. The best of true crime!

Lola  ,

Excellent journalism

Once of my favourite podcasts. Not sure which season I enjoyed more. Researched and told so well, I highly recommend.

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