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Crime Capsule

31 EpisodesProduced by Evergreen Podcasts | Killer PodcastsWebsite

From DNA testing to the Dixie Mafia, Crime Capsule brings you new stories of true crime in American history. Join writer and host Benjamin Morris for exclusive interviews with authors from Arcadia Publishing, writing the hottest books on the most chilling stories of our country’s past. Crime Capsule… read more

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Introducing: Crime Capsule

September 29th, 2021

1:34

From DNA testing to the Dixie Mafia, Crime Capsule brings you new stories of true crime in American history. Join writer and host Benjamin Morris for …

Murder in Pleasanton: Interview with Joshua Suchon (Part 1)

October 14th, 2021

39:42

In 1984 the town of Pleasanton, CA was rocked to its core when a 14-year-old freshman was found brutally murdered in a drainage ditch. The victim had …

Murder in Pleasanton: Interview with Joshua Suchon (Part 2)

October 21st, 2021

40:43

In this second episode of Crime Capsule, we are continuing our conversation with Joshua Suchon about the murder of Tina Faelz. We pick up where we …

Murder in Pleasanton: Interview with Joshua Suchon (Part 3)

October 28th, 2021

46:53

In this grand finale, Tina finally gets the justice she deserves!

Steve is arrested, convicted, and sent away all the while still claiming his innocence. Ten years later there is a breakthrough that will send chills down …

Series Two Preview: Lowcountry Murder: Interview with Rita Schuler

November 5th, 2021

1:47

Coming 11/11/21...

Investigators periodically revisited the case over the years, but it remained the department’s top cold case for thirty-seven …

Lowcountry Murder: Interview with Rita Shuler, Part I

November 11th, 2021

47:36

In 1978, Elaine Fogle was found murdered in her home in rural South Carolina. After months of investigation by local and state investigators, the …

Lowcountry Murder: Interview with Rita Shuler, Part II

November 18th, 2021

55:37

Part II of our interview with Rita Shuler picks up exactly where we left off before. In 1985, Elaine Fogle's murder was officially declared a cold …

Who Killed...? & Crime Capsule Crossover: Interview w/ host Benjamin Morris

November 25th, 2021

57:15

Who Killed...? is a weekly true crime show hosted by Crime Capsule producer Bill Huffman. This week Huffman explores the future of Crime Capsule by …

The Dixie Mafia: Teaser

December 2nd, 2021

1:46

The Magnolia State went dry over a decade before the nation, leaving bootleggers to establish political and financial holds they were unwilling to …

The Dixie Mafia: An Interview with Janice Tracy

December 9th, 2021

1:05:17

For most states, the repeal of prohibition meant a return to a state of legally drunken normalcy, but not so in Mississippi. The Magnolia State went …

The Dixie Mafia Pt 2: An Interview with Jesse Sublett

December 16th, 2021

46:21

Timmy Overton of Austin and Jerry Ray James of Odessa were football stars who traded athletics for lives of crime. The original rebels without causes, nihilists with Cadillacs and Elvis hair, the Overton gang and their …

Dixie Mafia Part 3: Interview with Jesse Sublett Pt. 2

December 23rd, 2021

39:03

Timmy Overton of Austin and Jerry Ray James of Odessa were football stars who traded athletics for lives of crime. The original rebels without causes, nihilists with Cadillacs and Elvis hair, the Overton gang and their …

2022 Teaser

December 30th, 2021

1:22

Crime Capsule is taking the week off to work on new stories in 2022... for all the previous episodes please visit Evergreen Podcasts. We look forward …

The Chicago Cub Shot For Love: An Interview with Jack Bales Part 1

January 6th, 2022

36:27

In the summer of 1932, with the Cubs in the thick of the pennant race, Billy Jurges broke off his relationship with Violet Popovich to focus on …

Teaser: The Hanging of the Peachtree Bandit

January 20th, 2022

1:45

On December 15, 1921, gunshots echoed across Atlanta's famous Peachtree Street moments before a handsome young man darted away from Kaiser's Jewelers. Frank DuPre left in his wake a dead Pinkerton guard and a missing …

The Chicago Cub Shot For Love: An Interview with Jack Bales Part 2

January 26th, 2022

29:58

In the summer of 1932, with the Cubs in the thick of the pennant race, Billy Jurges broke off his relationship with Violet Popovich to focus on …

Hanging the Peachtree Bandit, An Interview with Author Tom Hughes Part 1

January 27th, 2022

1:04:55

On December 15, 1921, gunshots echoed across Atlanta's famous Peachtree Street moments before a handsome young man darted away from Kaiser's Jewelers. Frank DuPre left in his wake a dead Pinkerton guard and a missing …

Hanging the Peachtree Bandit, An Interview with Author Tom Hughes Part 2

February 3rd, 2022

50:56

On December 15, 1921, gunshots echoed across Atlanta's famous Peachtree Street moments before a handsome young man darted away from Kaiser's Jewelers. Frank DuPre left in his wake a dead Pinkerton guard and a missing …

The Killing of John Sharpless: An Interview with Author Stephanie Hoover, PT 1

February 10th, 2022

46:13

On a stormy November evening in 1885, John Sharpless answered a knock on his door. Less than an hour later, he was found dead in his barn from a blow to the back of the head; his bloodstained hat lay next to him on the …

The Killing of John Sharpless: The Pursuit of Justice in Delaware County Part 2

February 17th, 2022

46:28

On a stormy November evening in 1885, John Sharpless answered a knock on his door. Less than an hour later, he was found dead in his barn from a blow to the back of the head; his bloodstained hat lay next to him on the …

The Thibodaux Massacre: An Interview with author John Desantis

February 24th, 2022

58:01

Fear, rumor and white supremacist ideals clashed with an unprecedented labor action spawned an epic tragedy. On November 23, 1887, white vigilantes gunned down unarmed black laborers and their families due to strikes on …

The Thibodaux Massacre: An Interview with author John Desantis PT 2

March 3rd, 2022

1:02:14

On November 23, 1887, white vigilantes gunned down unarmed black laborers and their families due to strikes on Louisiana sugar cane plantations. A future member of the U.S. House of Representatives was among the leaders …

The Brockport Murder Dog Trial: An Interview With Author Laurie Fortune Verbridge Teaser

March 10th, 2022

1:42

In the summer of 1936, fourteen-year-old Maxwell Breeze was playing in the waters of the Erie Canal in Brockport when a dog jumped into the canal and …

The Brockport Murder Dog Trial: An Interview With Author Laurie Fortune Verbridge Part 1

March 17th, 2022

52:38

In the summer of 1936, fourteen-year-old Maxwell Breeze was playing in the waters of the Erie Canal in Brockport when a dog jumped into the canal and …

The Brockport Murder Dog Trial: An Interview With Author Laurie Fortune Verbridge Part 2

March 24th, 2022

42:27

In the summer of 1936, fourteen-year-old Maxwell Breeze was playing in the waters of the Erie Canal in Brockport when a dog jumped into the canal and …

Daughter of the White River: An Interview with Author Denise Parkinson Part 1

March 31st, 2022

48:01

Join author Denise Parkinson for an intimate look at a Depression-era tragedy. The once-thriving houseboat communities along Arkansas' White River are long gone, and few remember the sensational murder story that set …

Daughter of the White River: An Interview with Author Denise Parkinson Part 2

April 7th, 2022

1:07:27

Join author Denise Parkinson for an intimate look at a Depression-era tragedy. The once-thriving houseboat communities along Arkansas' White River are long gone, and few remember the sensational murder story that set …

Missouri's Murderous Matrons: Emma Heppermann and Bertha Gifford: w/ author Victoria Cosner

April 21st, 2022

1:06:42

At the turn of the twentieth century, people in Missouri experienced unexpected and horrible deaths due to arsenic. Two different women in two different areas of Missouri, and for two different reasons, used arsenic as …

Murder at Asheville's Battery Park Hotel: An Interview with Author Anne Smith

April 28th, 2022

1:02:08

Did the phrase “That’s what I was wondering…” solve a murder? In the morning hours of July 16, 1936, Helen Clevenger’s uncle discovered her bloodied …

Murder at Asheville's Battery Park Hotel: An Interview with Author Anne Smith PT 2

May 5th, 2022

59:25

Did the phrase “That’s what I was wondering…” solve a murder? In the morning hours of July 16, 1936, Helen Clevenger’s uncle discovered her bloodied …

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