11 episodes

Through its relatively short history, *Las Vegas* has gone from being a railway stop in the middle of the desert to the glittering neon-lit oasis it is today, welcoming millions of visitors from around the world every year.

Over the last century, the city has seen its fair share of mayhem - including murders, bombings, kidnappings, and more!

Presented in collaboration with *Mayhem In The Desert* ( https://www.mayheminthedesert.com/ ) , this is... *Sin City Stories: Vegas True Crime - The Sordid Tales Behind The Stranger-Than-Fiction History of Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada*

Sin City Stories: Vegas True Crime Jeff Walker

    • True Crime
    • 4.9 • 17 Ratings

Through its relatively short history, *Las Vegas* has gone from being a railway stop in the middle of the desert to the glittering neon-lit oasis it is today, welcoming millions of visitors from around the world every year.

Over the last century, the city has seen its fair share of mayhem - including murders, bombings, kidnappings, and more!

Presented in collaboration with *Mayhem In The Desert* ( https://www.mayheminthedesert.com/ ) , this is... *Sin City Stories: Vegas True Crime - The Sordid Tales Behind The Stranger-Than-Fiction History of Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada*

    Shattered Vows - A War Bride's Revenge

    Shattered Vows - A War Bride's Revenge

    Las Vegas resident, Frank Waters survived his service with the U.S. military in Europe during World War II.

    But only a year after the war's end, the consequences of Frank's actions overseas followed him thousands of miles back to the middle of the Mojave Desert, ultimately leading to a series of events that would end with Frank's murder and a trial that made international headlines.

    Click here to learn more about the murder of Frank Waters by his wife, Bridget - including newspaper articles, photos, and more!

    To learn about other true crime tales from the darker side of Las Vegas history, visit Mayhem In The Desert.

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    • 25 min
    Disposable Lives - Trafficking and Murder Under The Desert Sun

    Disposable Lives - Trafficking and Murder Under The Desert Sun

    In the spring of 1996, a trio of bodies were discovered in the desert just outside of Las Vegas. Initially believed to be victims of sex trafficking, the case remained unsolved for over a decade, demonstrating a troubling proposition:

    Three people can be murdered in a major American city, with little more than a passing mention in the local press and zero potential suspects.

    Click here to learn more about the triple-murder of Luz Maria Mucino, Edith Mucino Gonzalez, and Gabriela Mucino Gonzalez - including newspaper articles, photos, and more!

    To learn about other true crime tales from the darker side of Las Vegas history, visit Mayhem In The Desert.

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    • 34 min
    Til Death Do Us Part - Murder In The Divorce Capital Of The World

    Til Death Do Us Part - Murder In The Divorce Capital Of The World

    Nevada offers the same lax residency requirements to obtain divorce today as it did nearly 100 years ago; a person only has to live in the state for six weeks before being eligible to for a divorce.

    But not too long after Nevada gained a reputation as the place to go for a quickie divorce, Las Vegas was the scene of a brutal public murder on the steps of a law office in a tale involving domestic violence, the death of a child, and a desperate insanity plea to avoid the gas chamber.

    Click here to learn more about the murder of Evelyn Miller by her husband, Ray - including newspaper articles, photos, and more!

    To learn about other true crime tales from the darker side of Las Vegas history, visit Mayhem In The Desert.

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    • 26 min
    Deadly Negotiations - The Explosive Murder of Bill Coulthard

    Deadly Negotiations - The Explosive Murder of Bill Coulthard

    It's one of the most high-profile murders in the history of Las Vegas.

    On a scorching hot 115 degree summer day, a former FBI agent & prominent attorney left his office in downtown Las Vegas and made his way to the third floor parking garage.

    Bill Coulthard climbing into the car, cracked the window, started the ignition, and THAT'S when it happened...

    Click here to learn more about the murder of Bill Coulthard - including newspaper articles, photos, and more!

    To learn about other true crime tales from the darker side of Las Vegas history, visit Mayhem In The Desert.

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    • 21 min
    Standing Up For Free Speech - McCarthy vs. Greenspun

    Standing Up For Free Speech - McCarthy vs. Greenspun

    In 1950's Las Vegas, the most powerful newspaper owner in the city went on trial for publishing an editorial that Federal Prosecutors alleged was intended to incite the assassination of an extremely controversial U.S. Senator.

    The resulting court case was a national sensation, involving intrigue at the highest levels of the government and a concerted effort to defeat the destructive political involvement in the ruthless pursuit of "the Red Menace".

    Click here to learn more about the incredible case of Joe McCarthy vs. Hank Greenspun - including newspaper articles, photos, and more!

    To learn about other true crime tales from the darker side of Las Vegas history, visit Mayhem In The Desert.

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    • 19 min
    Restaurant Wars - The Murder of Al Bramlet

    Restaurant Wars - The Murder of Al Bramlet

    In the 1970's Las Vegas was the site of bombings & murders...but not ALL of this mayhem was linked to the mafia.

    In the fall of 1975, a labor dispute between the Culinary Union and several off-strip restaurants escalated into violence. This ultimately resulted in the head of the Culinary Union, Al Bramlet, learning a very valuable lesson:

    No matter what, ALWAYS pay your hitman.

    Click here to learn more about the disappearance & murder of Al Bramlet as well as the bombings at Alpine Village Inn & David's Place - including newspaper articles, photos, and more!

    To learn about other true crime tales from the darker side of Las Vegas history, visit Mayhem In The Desert.

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    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

CMG82 ,

Amazing Stories of an Amazing City

Jeff really knows how to captivate the listen and capture their full attention. Every episode has been entertaining and can’t wait for more!

7775426 ,

So interesting

Great stories with an entertaining storytelling style

Can’t wait for more

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