Episodes
In Chicago, Candice Clark is sworn in as the brand new Director of Special Investigations for the state of Illinois. She is a trailblazer and a fast-rising star in Chicago politics. The only thing is, none of it is real. And as investigators look into Clark, they uncover a decades-long scam that will truly shock you. This episode comes from the series "True Crime Story" on Sundance TV. FAM!! COME TO A MEETUP IN YOUR CITY!! Patrick is coming to town to get the TCO Fam together and you should...
Published 06/20/24
Published 06/20/24
March 23, 2023, an 11 year old boy appears at a. neighbor's house. He has duct tape and rope covering bruises. He's just escaped a house of horrors. Police quickly learn that the boy's mother is Ruby Franke, a TikTok and Instagram "MomFluencer" who was famous for documenting her life as a parent. But it was all a lie. And her secrets were about to be exposed just in time to save her kids. FAM!! COME TO A MEETUP IN YOUR CITY!! Patrick is coming to town to get the TCO Fam together and you...
Published 06/18/24
This whole episode is deliciously ridiculous. You probably didn't have a TRUE CRIME PODCAST ABOUT GWYNETH PALTROW ON YOUR BINGO CARD FOR THIS WEEK., BUT HERE WE ARE, FAM! Anyway, let's go inside the 2023 Park City, Utah trial where Gwyneth Paltrow was sued for $300,000 FOR RUNNING OVER A GUY on the slopes. Does Gwyneth take the stand? Of course she does, sweetheart. FAM!! COME TO A MEETUP IN YOUR CITY!! Patrick is coming to town to get the TCO Fam together and you should come hang out!!...
Published 06/11/24
Mama Edna was the matriarch of East Flatbush, Brooklyn. Everyone loved her. But someone wanted her dead. As authorities look into the brutal homicide of this beloved grandmother, troubling questions arise--where was her husband at the time of the murder? Was she secretly involved in illegal activates? Did she have friends who would benefit from her death? It's a baffling case where nothing is what it seems. FAM!! COME TO A MEETUP IN YOUR CITY!! Patrick is coming to town to get the TCO Fam...
Published 06/06/24
On August 10, 1991, 17-year-old Torriano Jackson was shot and killed in front of 100 people on the East side of Buffalo, New York. Valentino Dixon was quickly arrested, charged, and convicted of the crime, even though numerous eye witnesses came forward to say that he wasn't the shooter. It would take decades to prove his innocence. And what Valentino accomplished in that time--in New York's infamous Attica prison--would inspire the likes of President Obama to take notice of his resilience...
Published 06/04/24
Katherine and Sheila Lyon--ages 10 and 12 respectively--vanished from a Maryland mall on March 25, 1975. For decades, detectives work to uncover what happened to them. Almost 40 years after the disappearance, a sworn statement from a witness to the kidnapping is uncovered for the first time--and the witness is still alive. The man is a criminal and liar, but, somehow, through his lies the authorities are able to uncover the truth about who abducted and killed the Lyon sisters. FAM!! COME TO...
Published 05/28/24
New Year's Eve 2018. Police bodycam footage captures the cries of Army Sergeant Kemia Hassel as she cradles the lifeless body of her husband, Sergeant Tyrone Hassel in the driveway of their home. Tyrone had just been shot and killed, his murderer having stalked him to the home he shares with his wife and newborn son. Who would do this? And why? This episode recaps Season 2, Episode 1 of Hulu's "Killer Cases." FAM!! COME TO A MEETUP IN YOUR CITY!! Patrick is coming to town to get the TCO Fam...
Published 05/23/24
On February 1, 2001, 22 year old Ashley Ellerin was at home in Hollywood, California getting ready for a date with Hollywood A-lister Ashton Kutcher. Early the next morning, Ellerin was found brutally murdered--stabbed 47 times and left for dead. Kutcher was quickly ruled out, but as more women start to die under similar circumstances to Ashley, LAPD realizes they have a serial killer on their hands. FAM!! COME TO A MEETUP IN YOUR CITY!! Patrick is coming to town to get the TCO Fam together...
Published 05/21/24
When Michael and Kristine Barnett receive a call from an adoption agency looking to place a 5 year old Ukrainian orphan suffering from an incredibly rare form of Dwarfism, they jump at the chance to bring the little girl into their family. They quickly become suspicious that she is now who she says she is, but rather a psychopathic adult with murderous intentions. You can get all 6 ad-free episodes of our coverage of seasons 1 and 2 of The Curious Case of Natalia Grace right now on our...
Published 05/16/24
On January 14, 2018, 17-year-old Jordan Turpin did the unthinkable: She broke out of the home where she and her 12 siblings were being heled prisoner by their parents, and, using a stolen cell phone, she called 911. 90 minutes later, police entered the home and discovered a horror that's almost impossible to imagine: Children chained to beds, living in filth, emaciated from years of malnutrition. The decades-long nightmare was over, but how on Earth had these parents been able to conceal...
Published 05/14/24
On November 3, 2016, authorities found 30 year old Kala Brown handcuffed to a pipe inside a storage container on property owned by popular local real estate agent Todd Kohlepp. Kohlepp had kept the missing woman as his prisoner for 65 days. A few hundred feet away, the authorities found the buried bodies of four other missing people--and they would soon discover that Kohlepp was also responsible for an unsolved quadruple homicide nearly two decades earlier. How had this monster stayed hidden...
Published 05/09/24
Now that the stalkers identity has been revealed, a detective sets out to find him and  take him down in order to end the terror he has brought to the lives of his victims. FAM! COME TO A TCO MEETUP THIS WEEK: Milwaukee: Thursday, May 9th:  6pm to 8pm at Pilot Project Brewing (1128 N 9th St) Chicago: Friday, May 10th from 6pm to 8pm at Spin Chicago (344 N State St,) LOOKING FOR MORE TCO? On our Patreon feed, you'll find over 400 FULL AD-FREE BONUS episodes to BINGE RIGHT NOW, including our...
Published 05/07/24
Now that the stalkers identity has been revealed, a detective sets out to find him and  take him down in order to end the terror he has brought to the lives of his victims. FAM! COME TO A TCO MEETUP THIS WEEK: Milwaukee: Thursday, May 9th:  6pm to 8pm at Pilot Project Brewing (1128 N 9th St) Chicago: Friday, May 10th from 6pm to 8pm at Spin Chicago (344 N State St,) LOOKING FOR MORE TCO? On our Patreon feed, you'll find over 400 FULL AD-FREE BONUS episodes to BINGE RIGHT NOW, including our...
Published 05/07/24
FAM! This is part 1 of our two part coverage of "Can I Tell You A Secret". Episode 2 is available right now and ad free at the $5 tier on Patreon. It will be our regular free episode next week. Imagine it: you're out there living your life. You're young, having fun, living your dream by building a social media following of people rabid for your content. You feel like you've made it. But then one day, you answer a cryptic direct message, and your entire world is turned upside down. You're...
Published 04/30/24
A prominent and beloved local doctor is found murdered in his Lubbock, Texas home. He was shot, chased, and then stabbed 11 times. When investigators take a closer look at the doctor's life, they uncover a tale of stalking and deception that led to this brutal crime. FAM! COME TO A MEETUP IN YOUR CITY - HOSTED BY PATRICK! Patrick will be in Milwaukee on Thursday, May 9th and Chicago on Saturday, May 10th. PLEASE RSVP TO THE EVENT PAGE WHICH YOU CAN FIND PINNED AT THE TOP OF THE FACEBOOK...
Published 04/25/24
A young mother's mysterious death and her son's subsequent kidnapping blow open a decades-long mystery about the woman's true identity and the murderous federal-fugitive at the center of it all.
Published 04/23/24
The true story of a sex cult of students from Sarah Lawrence told in the victims’ own words -- a tale of control, sex trafficking, violent assault and extortion, all orchestrated by a master manipulator. LOOKING FOR MORE TCO? On our Patreon feed, you'll find over 400 FULL AD-FREE BONUS episodes to BINGE RIGHT NOW! Including our episode-by-episode coverage of "Love Has Won", "The Curious Case of Natalia Grace," "House of Haammer" "Trainwreck: Woodstock '99," "Bad Vegan" "LuLaRich" "John Wayne...
Published 04/16/24
A wealthy and INSUFFERABLE Orange County mom and her husband, both attorneys, plot revenge on the PTA president for not properly supervising their son at school. It starts with a smear campaign, then escalates to something TRULY INSANE. This might be Gillian's new favorite show. LOOKING FOR MORE TCO? On our Patreon feed, you'll find over 400 FULL AD-FREE BONUS episodes to BINGE RIGHT NOW! Including our episode-by-episode coverage of "Love Has Won", "The Curious Case of Natalia Grace," "House...
Published 04/11/24
On July 15, 1976 , in Chowchilla, California three armed and masked men hijacked a school bus carrying 26 children (aged 4 - 14) and an adult bus driver. What ensued is one of the most terrifying--and truly awe inspiring--stories we have ever covered. AND WE WILL TELL YOU RIGHT NOW--EVERYONE LIVES AND THE CHILDREN ARE NOT PHYAICALLY HARMED. So go listen and let these bad-ass kids make your day. LOOKING FOR MORE TCO? On our Patreon feed, you'll find over 400 FULL AD-FREE BONUS episodes to...
Published 04/09/24
Nestled deep in the Australian Outback is the town of Larrimah and its 11 eccentric residents. When one of them mysteriously disappears into thin air, the remaining residents become suspects. And insanity ensues. ALSO MEAT PIES...LIKE, WHAT?
Published 04/02/24
When a young mother mysteriously vanishes, DNA from a tree is used to lead investigators to her killer. BECAUSE SCIENCE IS WILLLLLLLLD! LOOKING FOR MORE TCO? On our Patreon feed, you'll find over 400 FULL AD-FREE BONUS episodes to BINGE RIGHT NOW! Including our episode-by-episode coverage of "Love Has Won", "The Curious Case of Natalia Grace," "House of Haammer" "Trainwreck: Woodstock '99," "Bad Vegan" "LuLaRich" "John Wayne Gacy: Devil in Disguise" "Night Stalker" "The Jinx," "Making A...
Published 03/28/24
Chris and Lynette Dawson were the "perfect" couple. He was a famous rugby star, model, and teacher. Lynette was a loving wife and mother. But everything changed when on of Chris's female students moved into the family home. Chris's obsession with the student was obvious. And then, suddenly Lynette was gone. Chris claimed that she needed some time away. But when she never came back, it was obvious that something sinister had happened. The documentary this episode is based on can be watched...
Published 03/26/24
On August 15, 2009, the body of 28-year-old Playboy model Jasmine Fiore was found stuffed into a suitcase in San Diego, California. She had been brutally beaten and then dismembered to prevent identification. Her husband, former reality TV contestant Ryan Alexander was the prime suspect. The only problem was that nobody knew where he was. Quickly, and international manhunt is mounted to locate him. But with money and resources available to him, it was unclear if he would ever be brought to...
Published 03/19/24
It was late afternoon, December 3, 1998 when Mark Jensen found his wife, Julie, in their bed where she lay under the covers, not breathing. EMTs arrived quickly, but it was too late to save her. However, one responder noticed something unusual. There was something...off...about the way her face and body looked. And what's more, they could tell Julie had been dead for a while but had no idea how she died. There was nothing obvious, no visible wounds or signs of trauma. So what was going on...
Published 03/14/24