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Criminal is the first of its kind. A show about people who’ve done wrong, been wronged, or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. Hosted by Phoebe Judge. Part... more

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Episode 236: Under the Crabapple Tree

On September 16, 1922, a reverend and a choir singer were found dead under a tree. Between their bodies was... more

22 Sep 2023 · 41 minutes
Episode 235: The Newsroom

Jeff German was a reporter for over 40 years in Las Vegas. He spent his life covering the mafia, corruption,... more

15 Sep 2023 · 38 minutes
Episode 234: The Séances

In 1916, two British soldiers were held captive in a remote prisoner-of-war camp. People said the camp was escape-proof. One... more

08 Sep 2023 · 44 minutes
Episode 233: Iceland Noir

Iceland is one of the most peaceful countries in the world, but people there love to read about crime. Even... more

25 Aug 2023 · 30 minutes
The Other Phoebe Judge

A preview of what we’re making over on Criminal Plus! Hear me and Criminal co-creator Lauren Spohrer taking your questions,... more

21 Aug 2023 · 12 minutes
Episode 232: Wolf 10

In April of 1995, wildlife biologists flew small airplanes over Yellowstone National Park, looking for two missing wolves. “They’re just... more

18 Aug 2023 · 36 minutes
Episode 231: The Nurse

When Amy Loughren started working as a nurse at Somerset Medical Center, she did everything she could to hide the... more

11 Aug 2023 · 46 minutes
Episode 230: The Perfectionists

A story about religion, sex, an assassination, and silverware.  Say hello on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Sign up for our occasional... more

04 Aug 2023 · 48 minutes
Episode 229: A Glamour and a Mystery

In the summer of 1917, 16-year-old Elsie Wright took a photograph of her 9-year-old cousin, Frances Griffiths. It was the... more

28 Jul 2023 · 41 minutes
Episode 228: Roll of the Dice

The UNABOM investigation was one of the longest manhunts in American history - it lasted for 18 years starting in... more

21 Jul 2023 · 48 minutes
Episode 236: Under the Crabapple Tree