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February 19, 2024 34 mins

Dozens of commuters see a young girl fleeing a car on the side of the expressway in Rochester, NY, but no one pulls over to help. The community is devastated when her body is discovered just days later, but it’s assumed to be a tragic but isolated incident. But when more young girls go missing…only to have their bodies discovered within days in a similar manner…the community must ask: is a serial killer stalking the streets of Roch...

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When a beloved college student disappears on her way home one January day in 2007, a massive city-wide ground search is initiated, and the community is hopeful that she’ll be found and brought safely home. But as hope starts to dwindle, investigators realize that a predator has been stalking their community for years, hiding in plain sight.

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February 6, 2024 60 mins

In honor of this past National Missing Persons Day, Ashley and Brit are going to take turns telling you the stories of seven missing kids that all have a certain connection. These are the stories of 7 out of 36 missing kids that are featured in the 1993 music video for the song Runaway Train by Soul Asylum. A majority of those cases have been resolved thanks to that video, but that means there are still too many left that need your...

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February 5, 2024 76 mins

Over the past 20 years, Maura Murray’s case has taken on a life of its own. It’s become hard to distinguish what’s fact versus what’s rumor… until now. For the first time ever, we’re getting Maura’s full story from the person who knew her best - her sister, Julie Murray. 


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January 29, 2024 50 mins

When Aarushi Talwar is found brutally murdered in her bedroom, it sets off one of the strangest and most controversial murder cases in India’s history.

Check out Avirook Sen’s book, Aarushi, here

Watch Aarushi: Beyond Reasonable Doubt here

 

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January 22, 2024 37 mins

A fun-filled wakeboarding festival turns tragic after a young woman’s body is found floating in the lake. Her family is told that it was an accident, but they begin to suspect that her friends may know more than what they are saying.

Check out the Without Warning Podcast, hosted by Sheila Wysocki and Danielle Burch!

 

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January 15, 2024 54 mins

When 14-year-old Christie Mullins is found murdered, police are quick to charge a young man who fits the description of the killer to a tee. However, as the case unfolds, Christie’s father – and the public – realize that the case is not as open and shut as it seems. 

You can read John Oller’s An All-American Murder for free here!

 

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January 9, 2024 80 mins

In this episode, we discuss the latest update in the Colonial Parkway Murders case. Investigators have recently named Alan Wade Wilmer Sr. as a suspect in three unsolved killings from the late 1980s... including one of the double homicides in the Colonial Parkway Murders.

 

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January 8, 2024 30 mins

Just days before she was due to give birth to her second child, 24-year-old Evelyn Hernandez goes missing, along with her 5-year-old son Alex. And although her disappearance receives some media attention, it pales in comparison to a much more infamous case that shares disturbing similarities.

If you have any information about this case, please contact the San Francisco Police Department at 415-553-1145.

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January 8, 2024 31 mins

A young mother walks out her front door in the middle of the night and seems to vanish into thin air. With little help from law enforcement, her family and friends fight to keep her case active and find the answers they deserve. 

If you have any information on Lily’s disappearance, please call the Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477 or you can submit a tip anonymously HERE

 

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January 4, 2024 42 mins

When 13-year old Matthew Margolies didn’t come home for supper on the night of August 31, 1984, police in Greenwich, Connecticut launched a full scale search scouring the Pemberwick woods and waters of the Byram River for any sign of the young fisherman.

Despite numerous suspects and abundant evidence over the last 40 years, police have failed to make an arrest in this senseless crime that tossed the otherwise idyllic New England to...

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January 1, 2024 44 mins

When a 36-year-old man is found stabbed to death in his apartment, it’s just the beginning of a locked room mystery that has his family convinced he was murdered, but the police convinced it might be something far stranger.

If you have any information on the death of Hugues de la Plaza, please contact the San Francisco Police Department at 1-415-553-0123. If you’d like to stay anonymous, you can reach their anonymous tip line at 1-4...

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December 25, 2023 21 mins

Kitty Genovese has become infamous as the woman who was ignored by her neighbors as she was being murdered. Much of her story has been embellished or misreported, though that’s not to say the truth isn’t horrific and her legacy lasting. Kitty’s case set the precedent for the 911 system we have in place and rely on to this day.

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December 25, 2023 23 mins

Sometimes we see our legal system as black or white. Innocent or Guilty. But there is a technical gray area. Room for someone to plead guilty while still maintaining their innocence. And this is only possible because of a precedent set in the case against a man named Henry Alford more than half a century ago.

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December 18, 2023 51 mins

Two harrowing stories – those of Asia Anderson and Walker Montgomery – illustrate how the rising digital threat of sextortion can impact anyone and forever change lives.

If you believe you have been a victim of sextortion by Buster Hernandez, AKA Brian Kil, AKA Purge of Maine, and or any of the usernames listed here, you can contact the Indianapolis FBI Office at 317-595-4000 or submit the information to https://tips.fbi.gov/home.

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    December 18, 2023 34 mins

    Join Brit and the founder of Safe from Online Sex Abuse (SOSA), Roo Powell, and learn about the incredible work SOSA is doing, how to stay safe online, and how any Crime Junkie parents can best support their children against the monsters of the internet.

    For more information on SOSA, please visit sosatogether.org. Follow them on Instagram @sosatogether!

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    December 11, 2023 38 mins

    An ASU student comes home one afternoon in 1997 to find her roommate, Fiona Yu, clinging to life in their shared apartment. She had been sexually assaulted, beaten, and left for dead. Though DNA evidence was left at the scene, the case goes cold. When other attacks of young women in the area are reported and their cases closed, there is hope that a connection will shed light on Fiona’s.

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    December 4, 2023 77 mins

    When 23-year-old Beth Barnard is found murdered in her home, investigators immediately suspect a woman named Vivienne Cameron, whose husband had been having an affair with Beth. But the more investigators – and the wider public – dig into the mystery, the less the puzzle pieces seem to fit together. 

     

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    November 27, 2023 58 mins

    When 23-year-old Beth Barnard is found murdered in her home, investigators immediately suspect a woman named Vivienne Cameron, whose husband had been having an affair with Beth. But the more investigators – and the wider public – dig into the mystery, the less the puzzle pieces seem to fit together.  

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    November 20, 2023 43 mins

    Two 17-year-old girls set off one summer night in 1999 for a high school field party, excited to mark the end of summer with friends. But when they never make it to the party…or back home…the search is on.

    If you want to check out Isabel’s nonprofit, Genealogy for Justice, please visit their website!

    You can learn more about The Good segment and even submit a story of your own by visiting The Good page on our website!

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