73 episodes

An investigative, narrative, and revealing show focused on the cold cases of Southeastern communities who experience marginalization. The Fall Line gives a platform to families and victims who have been passed over by mainstream media.

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    • True Crime
    • 4.6 • 3.4K Ratings

An investigative, narrative, and revealing show focused on the cold cases of Southeastern communities who experience marginalization. The Fall Line gives a platform to families and victims who have been passed over by mainstream media.

    Digging Deep into Cold Cases: Research and Writing with Josh Hallmark & Anna Priestland

    Digging Deep into Cold Cases: Research and Writing with Josh Hallmark & Anna Priestland

    Laurah interviews Josh Hallmark (True Crime Bulls**t) and Anna Priestland, both of whom are writer-researcher-producers, about their experiences tackling longform and complex podcast projects.  Josh is well-known for his in-depth coverage of Israel Keyes and Kelly Cochran. 

    Anna wrote many of the best-known and most popular Casefile podcast series, including the show’s coverage of EAR/ONS/GSK, and has gone on to a successful career as a leading independent podcast writer-producer-researcher. 

    Josh Hallmark: Find all Josh’s shows here.

    Anna Priestland: Murdertown, Letters of Love in World War II

    Produced and Engineered by Maura Currie/Theme music by RJR/Special thanks to Angie Dodd.

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    No Stone Unturned: CUE Missing Persons Director Monica Caison

    No Stone Unturned: CUE Missing Persons Director Monica Caison

    In this episode, Brooke interviews Monica Caison about what brought her to found CUE, one of the most hands-on missing persons organizations in the nation. Learn more about CUE here. Produced and Engineered by Maura Currie/Theme music by RJR/Special thanks to Angie Dodd. Subscribe to One Strange Thing now! Find our sponsor links and promo codes here Find source information at our website. Monthly donations currently going to Sovereign Bodies Institute--please consider supporting their work!  2020 All Rights Reserved See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 44 min
    The Victims of Samuel Little, Part 4: What Remains

    The Victims of Samuel Little, Part 4: What Remains

    The final installment in this four-part series covers unresolved and closed cases in Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana, and discusses the survivors who testified at Samuel Little’s Los Angeles trial. A number of the Southeastern victims discussed in this series are either Jane Does or are currently considered “unmatched confessions,” and the public’s help is needed in resolving their cases. Call 1-800-CALL-FBI or visit tips.fbi.gov with information. Visit our Instagram to see forensic art of victims covered in each episode. Written, researched, and hosted by Laurah Norton/Interviews by Brooke Hargrove/Produced and engineered by Maura Currie/Research assistants are Kim Fritz, Jessica Ann, Bryan Worters, and Lex Weathers/Fact Checking by Bryan Worters/Additional Research by Haley Gray and Lexie Newhouse/Content advisors are Brandy C. Williams, Liv Fallon, and Vic Kennedy/ Theme music by RJR/Scoring by Maura Currie/Special thanks to Angie Dodd. Subscribe to One Strange Thing now! Find our sponsor links and promo codes here Find source information at our website. Monthly donations currently going to Sovereign Bodies Institute--please consider supporting their work!  2020 All Rights Reserved See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    The Victims of Samuel Little, Part 3: Across the South

    The Victims of Samuel Little, Part 3: Across the South

    The third episode in this four-part series covers cases in Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, South Carolina, and Kentucky, and includes an interview with a family member of Macon-area victim Fredonia Smith. We also speak with SAKI (Sexual Assault Kit Initiative) Task Force member Amy Hutsell, who has been helping to connect Samuel Little’s Georgia confessions to the state’s cold cases.  A number of the Southeastern victims discussed in this series are either Jane Does or are currently considered “unmatched confessions,” and the public’s help is needed in resolving their cases. Call 1-800-CALL-FBI or visit tips.fbi.gov with information. Visit our Instagram to see forensic art of victims covered in each episode.  Written, researched, and hosted by Laurah Norton/Interviews by Brooke Hargrove/Produced and engineered by Maura Currie/Research assistants are Kim Fritz, Jessica Ann, Bryan Worters, and Lex Weathers/Fact Checking by Bryan Worters/Additional Research by Haley Gray and Lexie Newhouse/Content advisors are Brandy C. Williams, Liv Fallon, and Vic Kennedy/ Theme music by RJR/Scoring by Maura Currie/Special thanks to Angie Dodd. Subscribe to One Strange Thing now! Find our sponsor links and promo codes here Find source information at our website. Monthly donations currently going to Sovereign Bodies Institute--please consider supporting their work!  The Fall Line is featured on Stitcher’s first True Crime Week. You can listen to our show and see all the other TCW pods on Stitcher or at http://stitcherapp.com/truecrimeweek 2020 All Rights Reserved See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 1 hr
    The Victims of Samuel Little, Part 2: Florida

    The Victims of Samuel Little, Part 2: Florida

    The second in this four-part series covers Samuel Little’s Florida confessions: the resolved, the unmatched, and the unidentified.

    A number of the Southeastern victims are either Jane Does or are currently considered “unmatched confessions,” and the public’s help is needed in resolving their cases. Call 1-800-CALL-FBI or visit  tips.fbi.gov with information. Visit our Instagram to see forensic art of victims covered in each episode. 

    You can find the archival tape transcript mentioned in the episode here.

    Written, researched, and hosted by Laurah Norton/Interviews by Brooke Hargrove/Produced and engineered by Maura Currie/Research assistants are Kim Fritz, Jessica Ann, Bryan Worters, and Lex Weathers/Fact Checking by Bryan Worters/Additional Research by Haley Gray and Lexie Newhouse/Content advisors are Brandy C. Williams, Liv Fallon, and Vic Kennedy/ Theme music by RJR/Scoring by Maura Currie/Special thanks to Angie Dodd.

    Subscribe to One Strange Thing now! 

    Find our sponsor links and promo codes here 

    Find source information at our website.

    Monthly donations currently going to Sovereign Bodies Institute--please consider supporting their work!  

    2020 All Rights Reserved

    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 55 min
    The Victims of Samuel Little, Part 1: Out of Focus

    The Victims of Samuel Little, Part 1: Out of Focus

    The first episode in this four-part series begins with serial killer Samuel Little, and how he nearly got away with four decades of murder. Law enforcement is seeking public assistance in identifying Little's "unmatched confessions" and Jane Doe victims. Visit our website or our Instagram to see forensic art of victims covered in each episode. If you have information, call 1-800-CALL-FBI or visit tips.fbi.gov. Written, researched, and hosted by Laurah Norton/Interviews by Brooke Hargrove/Produced and engineered by Maura Currie/Research assistants are Kim Fritz, Jessica Ann, Bryan Worters, and Lex Weathers/Fact Checking by Bryan Worters/Additional Research by Haley Gray and Lexie Newhouse/Content advisors are Brandy C. Williams, Liv Fallon, and Vic Kennedy/ Theme music by RJR/Scoring by Maura Currie/Special thanks to Angie Dodd. Subscribe to One Strange Thing now! Find our sponsor links and promo codes here. Find source information at our website. Monthly donations currently going to Sovereign Bodies Institute--please consider supporting their work!  2020 All Rights Reserved See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
3.4K Ratings

3.4K Ratings

Punny_98 ,

Amazing and well-researched podcast

Thank you for shredding the light to countless cases. Laurah Norton does her research very well.

ViolaDG ,

Meticulous and passionate

If you think knowing the victims is more important than glamorizing the murderer, I highly recommend The Fall Line.

7899006443211 ,

Excellent! Amazing! Listen!

I downloaded that Podcast because Georgia Hardstark from My Favorite Murder recommended it. Now I love it. The amount of research that goes into these stories is astounding. They are doing important work and the more people that know about it, the better!!

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