Catalyst is an investigative podcast from KXAN News. Each season, KXAN’s investigative team will expose societal problems facing the state of Texas and shortfalls in the systems that impact everyone living here. These journalists will bring you thought-provoking stories that might ultimately lead to positive change. Explore the multi-media projects this podcast accompanies at kxan.com/catalyst.
S1 Update: Help Texas Families Have Closure
A father’s two-year search for his missing Marine son leads a state lawmaker to file legislation, requiring police to report to NamUs.
S4 Bonus: Not a Gotcha or Anti-Policing Sentiment (Analysis)
Eva Ruth Moravec of the Texas Justice Initiative speaks with KXAN’s Josh Hinkle and David Barer on custodial deaths.
S4 E5: Law Needs to Be Reformed
Texas police agencies file hundreds of custodial death reports late or incomplete, including the case of Herman Titus.
S4 E4: Like They Have Something to Hide
Herman Titus’ mother takes her fight for police transparency before Texas lawmakers, as opponents voice their open records concerns.
S4 E3: Get This Man to the Hospital
Video surfaces of the moments after Herman Titus collapsed in jail. WARNING: This episode depicts death, and listeners may find it disturbing.
S4 E2: Hurting From the Impact
We uncover recordings and documents detailing Herman Titus’ severe pain and jailers releasing him from lockdown just days before his death.
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Great podcast by KXAN about missing persons!
This is a great podcast about missing persons . Very interesting !