Since May 2019

454 Episodes

Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

Best Episodes of Dateline NBC:

   

The Mystery of Katrina Montgomery

In this Dateline classic, a young prosecutor, and a savvy investigator are willing to do almost anything to find out what happened to 20-year-old Katrina Montgomery, and bring those responsible for he

Since Aug 2016

131 Episodes

Host Payne Lindsey returns with season 3 to investigate the North West Montana disappearance of Ashley Loring HeavyRunner, an indigenous woman who went missing from the Blackfeet Nation Indian Reservation in 2017. Up and Vanished is a true crime series that investigates mysterious cold case disappearances. Season 1 covered the disappearance of Georgia high school teacher Tara Grinstead, resulting in 2 arrests, and season 2 focused on the disappearance of young mother Kristal Reisinger from a remote mountain town in Colorado, a case that has since been reopened.

Best Episodes of Up and Vanished:

   

Introducing "Freeway Phantom"

'Freeway Phantom' is a new investigative true crime series from Tenderfoot TV, iHeartRadio, and Black Bar Mitzvah, that explores the mystery behind Washington DC's first serial killer. Join veteran jo

Since Jan 2014

234 Episodes

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 of the Vox Media Podcast Network.

Best Episodes of Criminal:

   

Episode 224: Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and Cleveland’s Torso Murderer

In 1934, a man collecting driftwood along the Lake Erie shore found a human torso on the beach. No one could figure out what had happened. Over the next several years, more bodies were discovered. Eve

Since Jan 2016

295 Episodes

Fact is scarier than fiction. Subscribe to Casefile Premium to receive ad-free episodes released one week early, along with access to bonus Q&A’s, our exclusive show ‘Behind the Files’, and more.

Best Episodes of Casefile True Crime:

   

296: Case 252: Margaret Maher, Mersina Halvagis & Nicole Patterson

*** Content warning: serial rapist and killer, sexual assault, stalking *** When Melbourne women Margaret Maher, Mersina Halvagis and Nicole Patterson were found brutally murdered in the late 1990s, p

Since Jan 2016

751 Episodes

My Favorite Murder is a true crime comedy podcast hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark. Each week, Karen and Georgia tell each other their favorite true crimes and share hometown crime stories from friends and listeners.

Best Episodes of My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark:

   

381 - Joein' It Up

On today's episode, Karen covers the tragic murder of Rita Curran and Georgia tells the story of "the man who fell from space," cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov. For our sources and show notes, visit [www.m

Since Mar 2017

8 Episodes

S-Town is a podcast hosted by Brian Reed from Serial Productions, a New York Times company. The story follows a man named John who despises his Alabama town and decides to do something about it. He asks Brian to investigate the son of a wealthy family who's allegedly been bragging that he got away with murder. But when someone else ends up dead, the search for the truth leads to a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure, and an unearthing of the mysteries of one man's life.

Best Episodes of S-Town:

   

The Trojan Horse Affair - Trailer

A mysterious letter detailing a supposed Islamist plot to take over schools shocked Britain in 2014. But who wrote it? From Serial Productions and The New York Times, “The Trojan Horse Affair,” an inv

Since Oct 2020

20 Episodes

Reveal Presents is home to multi-part investigative series produced by Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX. In season three, reporter Anayansi Diaz-Cortes investigates a mystery that has haunted Mexico for 8 years. In 2014, students from a rural college in Mexico came under attack by police. Six people were killed and 43 young men disappeared without a trace. Families suspected the government was hiding the truth. Now, Reveal is exposing corruption at the highest levels, and an unsettling connection to America’s war on drugs.

Best Episodes of Reveal Presents:

   

After Ayotzinapa Chapter 1: The Missing 43

It has been over seven years since 43 students from the  Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers’ College in Guerrero, Mexico, were taken by armed men in the middle of the night. They were never seen again. Their d

Since May 2022

7 Episodes

Don't miss the most controversial podcast of the year. Serial Killer: A True Crime Podcast is the story of America's most prolific serial killer. Journalist Ann McElhinney reveals how Dr. Kermit Gosnell appeared to be a kindly community doctor but killed with impunity whilst those who were supposed to stop him looked away. Serial Killer: A True Crime Podcast exposes how Gosnell was able to kill for almost 40 years before his crimes were exposed because of a routine drugs investigation and a curious cop determined to seek justice for one of his forgotten victims.

Best Episodes of Serial Killer: A True Crime Podcast:

   

Ep. 6 | Putting Gosnell on Trial

It is now time to bring Dr. Kermit Gosnell to justice. However, the trial of America’s most prolific serial killer is being ignored by the national media. Is the 40-year coverup of his crimes continui

Since Jul 2017

175 Episodes

Join married couple Kay and John as they cover some of the lesser known true crime cases. In this bi-weekly podcast, Kay presents the case to both the audience and John at the same time, so they can react together. We pride ourselves on the research we conduct and the respect we show to victims. We hope you enjoy!

Best Episodes of True Crime Couple:

   

Episode 155: Dinah Peterson | The Backyard Murder

Located in the northwest corner of King County in Washington State, Richmond Beach was a neighborhood in the city of Shoreline.  The driftwood scattered beaches of the Richmond Beach Saltwater Park cr

Since May 2018

532 Episodes

It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.

Best Episodes of Morbid:

   

Episode 470: The Murder of Mandy Stavik

In late November 1989, college freshman Mandy Stavik returned to her hometown of Acme, Washington to celebrate the holidays with her family. On the afternoon of November 24, the day after Thanksgiving

Since Aug 2018

14 Episodes

We’re at our most vulnerable when we go to our doctors. We trust the person at the other end of that scalpel. We trust the hospital. We trust the system. Christopher Duntsch was a neurosurgeon who radiated confidence. He claimed he was the best in Dallas. If you had back pain, and had tried everything else, Dr. Duntsch could give you the spine surgery that would take your pain away. But soon his patients started to experience complications, and the system failed to protect them. Which begs the question: who - or what - is that system meant to protect? From Wondery, the network behind the hit podcast Dirty John, DR. DEATH is a story about a charming surgeon, 33 patients and a spineless system. Reported and hosted by Laura Beil. Listen to Dr. Death Seasons 2 and 3 exclusively on Wondery+ or on Amazon Music with a Prime membership or Amazon Music Unlimited subscription. Join Wondery+ at [https://wondery.app.link/drdeath] (https://wondery.app.link/drdeath)

Best Episodes of Dr. Death | S1: Dr. Duntsch:

   

Introducing: Something Was Wrong

The hardest true crime story to report on is… your own. The sixteenth season of Something Was Wrong features host Tiffany Reese’s firsthand account of surviving a childhood mired with abuse and uncert

Since Feb 2019

315 Episodes

Twisted, gruesome, evil, sometimes funny but always true: Real Life Real Crime is an award-winning weekly true crime podcast hosted by Woody Overton. In each show, Woody goes in depth into cases he has personally worked, which gives his audience a unique and exclusive perspective as only Woody can describe. His personal knowledge of real cases he worked during his career and his story-telling ability have created what has been described as a “cult following” by news media and loyal fans.

Best Episodes of Real Life Real Crime:

   

RLRC Daily 6/23/23 | Ferris Wheel Freaky Sex | 76 Yr Old Knocks on Coffin at Wake and Discovered Alive

Woody Overton, Jim Chapman, and Kelly Jennings (Subbing for Mike Agovino) of Real Life Real Crime Daily discuss the crime headlines for Friday June 23rd, 2023. #RealLifeRealCrimeDaily #WoodyOverton #T

Since Feb 2019

305 Episodes

True Crime Daily The Podcast covers murders, scams, investigations and unsolved crimes across the country every week.

Best Episodes of True Crime Daily The Podcast:

   

Father accused of lining up and executing boys; Veterinary student left for dead in road after party

This Week on True Crime Daily The Podcast: A father allegedly confesses to brutally shooting his three sons while forcing his wife to watch. Plus, the mysterious death of a college student prompts a h

Since Oct 2014

77 Episodes

Serial Productions makes narrative podcasts whose quality and innovation transformed the medium. “Serial” began in 2014 as a spinoff of the public radio show “This American Life.” In 2020, we joined the New York Times Company. Our shows have reached many millions of listeners and have won nearly every major journalism award for audio, including the first-ever Peabody Award given to a podcast. Subscribe to our newsletter for the latest Serial Productions news: https://bit.ly/3FIOJj9 Have thoughts or feedback on our shows? Email us at serialshows@nytimes.com

Best Episodes of Serial:

   

The Retrievals - Trailer

The patients in this story came to the Yale Fertility Center to pursue pregnancy. They began their I.V.F. cycles full of expectation and hope. Then a surgical procedure called egg retrieval caused the

Since Dec 2017

324 Episodes

If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

Best Episodes of Crime Junkie:

   

MISSING: Denise Pflum

On a Friday afternoon in 1986, 18-year-old Denise Pflum leaves her home in Connersville, Indiana, to go searching for a purse she had left at a party the night before. When she doesn’t return home, it

In conclusion, if you're a fan of true crime stories, these podcasts are sure to satisfy your craving for compelling and thought-provoking content. With so many options available, from long-running series to new and exciting podcasts, there is something for everyone. From cold cases to serial killers, these podcasts provide insight into some of the most fascinating cases of our time. So, grab your headphones and tune in to our top picks for the best true crime podcasts - you won't be disappointed!




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