Selena: A Star Dies in Texas

Selena: A Star Dies in Texas

Twenty-five years ago, Selena Quintanilla-Perez was already a legend in the Tejano music world and on the verge of superstardom. But on March 31, 1995, Selena’s close friend Yolanda Saldívar pulled a gun from her purse and fired a single bullet. Selena was pronounced dead a short time later. Selena’s murder left her family, friends and fans around the world stunned, heartbroken and speechless. In the days, months and years that followed, one question would linger: "why?" Why would someone who claimed to be the singer’s best friend, someone so close to her, choose to end her life? What events in the hours and days before the murder led Saldívar to kill Selena? With access to an extraordinary archive of rare and never-before-heard audio, VAULT Studios, the network behind Bardstown and The Officer’s Wife, brings you the story of a superstar, a superfan, and the shocking murder that ended the life of a bright young star.Selena: A Star Dies in Texas is produced in collaboration with Kiii-TV in Corpus Christi, KHOU in Houston, WFAA in Dallas, KENS5 in San Antonio and our network of TV stations across Texas.

Episodes

March 31, 2020 3 min
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Our host Kiii-TV anchor Rudy Trevino introduces the tragic story of the young singer who broke boundaries before she was gunned down in 1995. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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May 6, 2020 35 min
At 23 years old, Selena's career was skyrocketing. But a dark cloud was forming behind the scenes as a close friendship was fraying.  To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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May 6, 2020 32 min
Selena agrees to meet with her embattled fan club president at a hotel in Corpus Christi, Texas. It's a day Selena's fans will never forget. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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May 12, 2020 32 min
Selena is gone and Yolanda is behind bars. But what do we know about the mind of a woman who killed her best friend? To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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May 19, 2020 55 min
Yolanda Saldívar's trial is far from an open and shut case as a young prosecutor takes on an experienced veteran defense lawyer. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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May 26, 2020 32 min
The trial is over, Yolanda Saldívar faces her sentence in court, and Selena's fans are left with only memories. But years later, we hear from Yolanda in one of the only interviews she's ever given.   To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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June 2, 2020 30 min
As her killer's parole date approaches, Selena's fans look beyond her tragic death and embrace the legacy she's left behind, To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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New from VAULT Studios, "Intent: The Tex McIver Case" is available now. Investigators in Atlanta have always known who shot successful Atlanta businesswoman Diane McIver in Sept. 2016—and so did she. Diane was shot by her husband, Tex McIver, and she knew it was him because she handed him the gun. In "Intent: The Tex McIver Case," 11Alive WXIA News Reporter Kaitlyn Ross and VAULT Studios investigate the shooting, it...
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"Beyond Bardstown: Unsolved," the third season of VAULT Studios' Bardstown podcast, will begin on Mon., Oct. 17. Season one host Shay McAlister will be joined by Madison Wade, a reporter and anchor at KING5 in Seattle and the former host of the ABC10 TV news series "California Unsolved." Each episode, the two journalists will look back at a different unsolved case they have covered in search of new insights and,...
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"Beyond Bardstown: Unsolved," the third season of VAULT Studios' Bardstown podcast, is available now. Season one host Shay McAlister will be joined by Madison Wade, a reporter and anchor at KING5 in Seattle and the former host of the ABC10 TV news series "California Unsolved." Each episode, the two journalists will look back at a different unsolved case they have covered in search of new insights and, hopefully,...
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