Cold Case Files podcast

Cold Case Files

Based on the iconic, Emmy-nominated series on A&E, this show explores some of the most difficult-to-solve murders, which stymied investigators and went cold, sometimes for decades. In fact, one-third of all murders in America remain open. But thanks to dogged investigators and breakthroughs in forensic technology, these cases become part of the rare 1% of cold cases that are ever solved. Cold Case Files is hosted by Paula Barros.

Based on the iconic, Emmy-nominated series on A&E, this show explores some of the most difficult-to-solve murders, which stymied investigators and went cold, sometimes for decades. In fact, one-third of all murders in America remain open. But thanks to dogged investigators and breakthroughs in forensic technology, these cases become part of the rare 1% of cold cases that are ever solved. Cold Case Files is hosted by Paula Barros.

 

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American Justice Is Available Now!

The pursuit of justice can be impacted by the smallest detail. "American Justice" from A&E explores recent compelling criminal cases, from those that made national headlines to gripping lesser-known cases, through the prism of our justice system. Driven by first-hand perspectives of loved ones, survivors, investigators, prosecutors, defense attorneys, jurors, and sometimes even the perpetrators, the series dives into significant crimes that reveal how our justice system works, and, sometimes, how it doesn't. One of the original true crime documentary series, "American Justice" originally aired for 13 years on A&E. ... Read more

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You Might Also Like: Good Game with Sarah Spain

Introducing Welcome to the Good Place from Good Game with Sarah Spain. Follow the show: [Good Game with Sarah Spain] (https://www.iheart.com/podcast/1119-good-game-with-sarah-spai-185664375/) Welcome to Good Game with Sarah Spain! We’re so happy you’re here. In this inaugural episode, Sarah introduces herself, her producers Misha and Alex, and shares her vision for this first-of-its-kind women’s sports podcast. Plus, listen to a sneak peak of Sarah’s interview with Sue Bird. --- What athlete in women’s sports do you think should get their own documentary? What should “Good Game” listeners be called? We want to hear from you! You can leave us a voicemail at 872-204-5070 or send us an email [goodgame@wondermedianetwork.com] (mailto:goodgame@wondermedianetwork.com)   --- Follow Sarah on social! X: [@SarahSpain] (https://x.com/SarahSpain) Instagram: [@Spain2323] (https://www.instagram.com/spain2323) --- Follow producer Misha Jones! X: [@mishthejrnalist] (https://x.com/mishthejrnalist) Instagram: [@mishthejrnalist] (https://www.instagram.com/mishthejrnalist/) TikTok: [@mishthejrnalist] (https://www.tiktok.com/@mishthejrnalist) --- Follow producer Alex Azzi! X: [@ByAlexAzzi] (https://x.com/byalexazzi) See [omnystudio.com/listener] (https://omnystudio.com/listener) for privacy information. DISCLAIMER: Please note, this is an independent podcast episode not affiliated with, endorsed by, or produced in conjunction with the host podcast feed or any of its media entities. The views and opinions expressed in this episode are solely those of the creators and guests. For any concerns, please reach out to team@podroll.fm. ... Read more

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The Accidental Killer

After his first wife dies in an apparent accident in Wolfe Creek Montana, Dennis Larson collects the insurance and moves to Maine in search of another wife. When she too dies in an alleged accident shortly after another insurance policy was taken out, the veil is lifted and investigators see events in a new light. Apartments.com: To find whatever you’re searching for and more visit [apartments.com] (https://www.apartments.com/) the place to find a place. Progressive: [Progressive.com] (https://www.progressive.com/) ... Read more

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#462

I SURVIVED: I'm In A Taliban Prison and Nobody Can Find Me

In 2008 Jere, a journalist specializing in the area, is traveling in Afghanistan to meet with a member of the Taliban he had known years before. While looking for his former contact, Jere and the team he is traveling with are kidnapped and held for ransom by a different Taliban faction in the mountains of Pakistan. Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at [Progressive.com] (http://progressive.com/) to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. Rosetta Stone: Don’t put off learning that language - there’s no better time than RIGHT NOW to get started! For a very limited time, I Survived listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s Lifetime Membership for 50% off! Visit [rosettastone.com/survived ] (http://rosettastone.com/survived) Trade Coffee - Visit [drinktrade.com/SURVIVED] (http://drinktrade.com/SURVIVED) to enjoy 30% off your first order when you subscribe! ... Read more

13 Jul 2024

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13 Jul 2024


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REOPENED: The Family

When a 19-year-old girl goes missing, her family suspects the mafia is involved...but it will take another 16 years for her body to surface and nearly 20 years to bring the killers to justice. Greenlight: Get your first month FREE when you go to [Greenlight.com/coldcase] (http://Greenlight.com/coldcase) ... Read more

11 Jul 2024

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11 Jul 2024


#460

Murder On The Menu

A young boy is the sole survivor when his family is massacred in their Minnesota home. Two decades later - he helps cold case detectives catch the serial killer responsible. Progressive - [Progressive.com] (https://www.progressive.com/) Trade Coffee - Visit [drinktrade.com/SURVIVED] (http://drinktrade.com/SURVIVED) to enjoy 30% off your first order when you subscribe! Shopify - Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at [Shopify.com/coldcase] (http://Shopify.com/coldcase) and take your retail business to the next level today! ... Read more

09 Jul 2024

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09 Jul 2024


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I SURVIVED: I Was Hearing Bullets Fly Over My Head

A. J, Carolyn and Stacy are all in separate groups shopping at a Salt Lake City Mall a couple days before Valentine’s day. A lone gunman shoots A.J and his father in the parking lot before opening fire into the card shop where Carolyn, her daughter Kristen and Stacy are located. Lynne is a hostess on the Greek cruise ship Oceanos when the ship loses power in a storm. After abandoning ship with 45 others in a lifeboat, initial attempt at rescue by a larger vessel causes the boat to nearly break up. ... Read more

06 Jul 2024

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06 Jul 2024


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REOPENED: The Deadly Stroll

When three women go missing in Woonsocket, Rhode Island - investigators follow a trail that leads them to the state landfill in search of human remains. Rosetta Stone: Cold Case Files listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s lifetime membership for 50% off when you go to [RosettaStone.com/coldcase] (http://RosettaStone.com/coldcase) ... Read more

04 Jul 2024

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04 Jul 2024


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Lady In The Box

After the disappearance of Fran Gladden-Smith, her family looks into her husband John’s past only to find he had a previous wife who also disappeared never to be heard from again. Ultimately, it is the guilty conscience of John’s family that leads them to speak with police about the box they saw him constructing in 1974 around the time John’s first wife went missing. Progressive - [Progressive.com] (https://www.progressive.com/) SimpliSafe - Right now, get 20% off any new SimpliSafe system with Fast Protect Monitoring at [SimpliSafe.com/COLDCASE] (http://SimpliSafe.com/COLDCASE) There’s No Safe Like SimpliSafe. ... Read more

02 Jul 2024

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02 Jul 2024


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I SURVIVED: I Could Feel The Barrel On The Back Of My Head

Kim is an aspiring model at 20 years old when she is attacked by her friend and neighbor. After sexually assaulting her, the attacker stabs her and pours bleach on her body. John was on a guided trek in the jungle of Ecuador with his daughter when he is kidnapped and held hostage along with the guide. Over the course of 5 weeks John endures ransom negotiations and even attempts to escape as the camp in the wilderness. Charlene is spending time watching a movie with her husband and two sons when a couple, looking to buy a ring they were selling online, stops by. The sale, however, was a ruse as the couple instead hold the family at gunpoint and bring in two more armed assailants to rob the home. Trade Coffee - Visit [drinktrade.com/SURVIVED] (http://drinktrade.com/SURVIVED) to enjoy 30% off your first order when you subscribe! ... Read more

29 Jun 2024

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29 Jun 2024


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REOPENED: Murder On The Menu

A young boy is the sole survivor when his family is massacred in their Minnesota home. Two decades later - he helps cold case detectives catch the serial killer responsible. ... Read more

27 Jun 2024

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The Bathtub Killer

After a pregnant woman is found sexually assaulted, strangled and dumped in her bathtub in New Hampshire attempts at a DNA match are unsuccessful. 10 Years later a presentation on another unsolved homicide, in a similar manner, helps investigators to connect the dots. Babbel - Get up to 60% off your Babbel subscription at [Babbel.com/COLDCASE] (http://Babbel.com/COLDCASE) Greenlight: Get your first month FREE when you go to [Greenlight.com/coldcase] (https://greenlight.com/coldcase?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=host&utm_campaign=veritone_coldcase) ... Read more

25 Jun 2024

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25 Jun 2024


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I SURVIVED: I Thought That Was The Last Day Of My Life

Paul is woken when two assailants enter his home in the middle of the night. After the intruders stab him multiple times, they set his house on fire and leave Paul for dead. Tressell is on a fishing trip with two of his friends when their boat capsizes 80 miles off shore. The men are forced to cling to the boat for over 8 days awaiting rescue. Melissa is on her way home when she is robbed and imprisoned in the trunk of her car. After withdrawing funds from an ATM, the assailant pushes the car into a lake with Melissa still locked inside. Huggies - Head to [Huggies.com] (http://Huggies.com) to learn more! Murder: True Crime Stories - New episodes of [Murder: True Crime Stories] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/murder-true-crime-stories/id1745145932) release every Tuesday wherever you get your podcasts. ... Read more

22 Jun 2024

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REOPENED: Modus Operandi

On the south side of St. Louis, a series of sexual assaults appears to follow the exact same pattern - leading police to dub the perpetrator, "The South Side Rapist." The last step in his modus operandi...was to disappear completely. ... Read more

20 Jun 2024

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Traces Of Murder

In 1985, Enrique Elizarbe, a recent immigrant from Peru trying to find a better life, was robbed and beaten by a co-worker in the warehouse where he worked in northern Virginia before eventually succumbing to his injuries in the hospital. 15 years later investigators finally have the forensic technology they need for a conviction. Murder: True Crime Stories - New episodes of [Murder: True Crime Stories] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/murder-true-crime-stories/id1745145932) release every Tuesday wherever you get your podcasts. ZocDoc - Check out [Zocdoc.com/CCF] (https://www.zocdoc.com/?utm_medium=audiopodcast&utm_campaign=ccf) and download the Zocdoc app for free! ... Read more

18 Jun 2024

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I SURVIVED: I Could Smell The Fuel Was Coming Into The Train

Arkesha is on her way home from a school dance when she is robbed and sexually assaulted by two young men. While looking for help she explains what has happened to a passerby only for him to assault her as well. Jeremy and Jenny were strangers on a train for their daily commute when it crashes. Struggling between the desire to help and self preservation Jeremy helps pull Jenny from the burning wreckage of the first car. Yvette is on her first date with a good friend who is teaching her black and white photography when a young man opens fire on them. Aura: For a limited time visit [Aura.com/Trust] (http://Aura.com/Trust) to sign up for a 14 day free trial and start protecting your loved ones! Huggies: Head to [Huggies.com] (http://Huggies.com) to learn more! Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at [Progressive.com] (http://progressive.com/) to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. ... Read more

15 Jun 2024

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REOPENED: In The Care Of A Killer

When a toddler dies under the care of a babysitter, everyone assumes it was the result of a tragic accident. That is until eight years later, when a second child dies in the care of the same babysitter. Read more about this case on the A&E Real Crime Blog: [http://aetv.com/realcrime] (https://www.aetv.com/real-crime?cmpid=VAN_AETV_Realcrime) Apartments.com: To find whatever you’re searching for and more visit [apartments.com] (https://www.apartments.com/) the place to find a place. Aura: For a limited time visit [Aura.com/Trust] (http://Aura.com/Trust) to sign up for a 14 day free trial and start protecting your loved ones! Progressive: [Progressive.com] (https://www.progressive.com/) ZocDoc: Check out [Zocdoc.com/CCF] (https://www.zocdoc.com/?utm_medium=audiopodcast&utm_campaign=ccf) and download the Zocdoc app for free! ... Read more

13 Jun 2024

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The Nail File

After a grisly murder in a Roy Rogers restaurant ,the initial conclusion was a robbery gone wrong. !4 years later, those conclusions don’t sit right with investigators who develop a suspect and rely on DNA from a cigarette to get their conviction. Greenlight: Get your first month FREE when you go to [Greenlight.com/coldcase] (https://greenlight.com/coldcase?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=host&utm_campaign=veritone_coldcase) SimpliSafe: Right now, get 20% off any new SimpliSafe system with Fast Protect Monitoring at [SimpliSafe.com/COLDCASE] (http://SimpliSafe.com/COLDCASE) There’s No Safe Like SimpliSafe. ... Read more

11 Jun 2024

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I SURVIVED: If I've Hit An Artery I Only Have Minutes Left Of Consciousness

Albert is a 17 year old enlisted as a paratrooper at Fort Bragg, when his best friend, fellow soldier, takes him out to a dump for target practice but instead shoots Albert in the stomach and chases him into the forest. Matt is an outdoor enthusiast in New Zealand on the fourth day of a week long hike into the mountains with his dog when he slides over a cliff and lands on jagged rocks. With a severely injured ankle Matt survives for another 11 days after his injury until he can find help. Kristie is 14 years old and has on older sister with an even older friend Paul who has found himself in trouble with the law. One day after coming home from school Kristie finds her sister murdered by Paul before he leads her down to the basement, sexually assaults her, stabs her in the stomach and cuts her throat. Aura: For a limited time visit [Aura.com/Trust] (http://Aura.com/Trust) to sign up for a 14 day free trial and start protecting your loved ones! Huggies: Head to [Huggies.com] (http://Huggies.com) to learn more! Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at [Progressive.com] (http://progressive.com/) to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. Rosetta Stone: Don’t put off learning that language - there’s no better time than RIGHT NOW to get started! For a very limited time, I Survived listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s Lifetime Membership for 50% off! Visit [rosettastone.com/survived ] (http://rosettastone.com/survived) ... Read more

08 Jun 2024

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08 Jun 2024


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Pride and The Fall

After his second wife’s tragic fall from a cliff in the Grand Canyon, investigators look closer into the grisly murders of Robert Spangler’s previous family. Few could have imagined his stoicism while recounting the details of his crimes. Apartments.com: To find whatever you’re searching for and more visit [apartments.com] (https://www.apartments.com/) the place to find a place. Aura: For a limited time visit [Aura.com/Trust] (http://Aura.com/Trust) to sign up for a 14 day free trial and start protecting your loved ones! Progressive: [Progressive.com] (https://www.progressive.com/) Rosetta Stone: Cold Case Files listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s lifetime membership for 50% off when you go to [RosettaStone.com/coldcase] (http://RosettaStone.com/coldcase) ... Read more

04 Jun 2024

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04 Jun 2024


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I Survived: I Felt Like A Hockey Puck Sliding On Ice

Jessica endures years of abuse from her neighbor from the age of 9. After her abuser escalates to abducting the child it takes another 104 days to finally bring the traumatic ordeal to a conclusion. Derek is taking a solo day trip up Mount Adams in Washington when he loses his footing and slides down a glacier breaking his ankle and losing his gear. Derek endures 6 days and 5 freezing nights on the trail without food or water until he can find help. Latoya was 7 months pregnant when she is brutally attacked by her neighbor. Aura: For a limited time visit [Aura.com/Trust] (http://Aura.com/Trust) to sign up for a 14 day free trial and start protecting your loved ones! Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at [Progressive.com] (http://progressive.com/) to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. ... Read more

01 Jun 2024

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01 Jun 2024


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The Baiting Game

Investigators in Virginia have a the body of a murdered sailor, prime suspects and a timeline that fits their narrative, but they will still need patience to see justice served. Progressive: [Progressive.com] (https://www.progressive.com/) ZocDoc: Check out [Zocdoc.com/CCF] (https://www.zocdoc.com/?utm_medium=audiopodcast&utm_campaign=ccf) and download the Zocdoc app for free! ... Read more

28 May 2024

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#443

I SURVIVED: I Just Kept Screaming and Kicking

Frankin and his wife are aboard an aircraft that gets hijacked and rerouted towards Australia. After running out of fuel the plane attempts an emergency water landing that sends it tumbling. Jeff and Frank are firefighters sent out to rescue a group of fishermen stranded on an ice sheet on Lake St. Clair. After the ice breaks apart the men all go into the water, risking not only hypothermia but pulverization from the massive blocks of ice crashing together. Connie lives with her husband George on a rural property in Tyler, Texas when three men invade their home. George is shot and killed before Connie is assaulted and beaten multiple times. Huggies: Head to [Huggies.com] (http://Huggies.com) to learn more! Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at [Progressive.com] (http://progressive.com/) to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. Rosetta Stone: Don’t put off learning that language - there’s no better time than RIGHT NOW to get started! For a very limited time, I Survived listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s Lifetime Membership for 50% off! Visit [rosettastone.com/survived ] (http://rosettastone.com/survived) ... Read more

25 May 2024

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25 May 2024


#442

Man's Best Friend

A 911 call for a house on fire leads to the discovery of a dead body in the home and the remains of the occupants dog in a shed outback. 6 years after the case had gone cold, DNA evidence from man’s best friend gives investigators the proof they need. Hydrow: Head over to [Hydrow.com] (http://Hydrow.com) and use code COLDCASE to save up to five hundred dollars! Progressive: [Progressive.com] (https://www.progressive.com/) Rosetta Stone: Cold Case Files listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s lifetime membership for 50% off when you go to [RosettaStone.com/coldcase] (http://RosettaStone.com/coldcase) Shopify - Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at [Shopify.com/coldcase] (http://Shopify.com/coldcase) and take your retail business to the next level today! ZocDoc: Check out [Zocdoc.com/CCF] (https://www.zocdoc.com/?utm_medium=audiopodcast&utm_campaign=ccf) and download the Zocdoc app for free! ... Read more

21 May 2024

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21 May 2024


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I SURVIVED: I Just Can't Get Over The Look In His Eyes

Rudrani is with a meditation group in Mumbai India when terrorists attack the hotel she is staying at. Shot in the arm and leg, Rudrani is left for dead after witnessing the deaths of the other members of her group. Tracey is 14 years on when her house catches fire in the early hours of the mourning. Tracey wakes her 11-year-old brother but the two are unable to make it out of the house before they pass out from smoke inhalation. Teresa’s husband Scott is electrocuted at work changing his personality into an aggressive and controlling partner. When their marriage is unable to survive the strain of Scott’s behavior, he attempts to kill Teresa and himself. Huggies: Head to [Huggies.com] (http://Huggies.com) to learn more! June’s Journey: Discover your inner detective when you download June’s Journey for free today on IOS and Android! Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at [Progressive.com] (http://progressive.com/) to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. Viator: Download the Viator app now and use code VIATOR10 for 10% off your first booking in the app! Find the perfect travel experience for you! Do more with Viator. ... Read more

18 May 2024

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18 May 2024