Cold Case Files

True Crime Podcasts

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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

REOPENED: Sweethearts, Silenced

2/2/2023
A teenage couple disappears from a wedding in rural Wisconsin. Did they simply run off or was it something more sinister? When their bodies surface two months later, the town is turned upside down by the shocking brutality of the crime. Investigators struggle to piece together scraps of evidence and sparse leads to bring justice to the victims' families. In their decades-long search for the killer, officers will uncover more than one monster before finally answering the question: who killed...

Duration:00:34:15

The Lost Patient

1/31/2023
Janie Landers disappeared from a home for the impaired in 1979, in what is the latest consequence of the facility’s history of neglect. When Janie’s body is found there are numerous suspects, but it takes years before the killer, and the atrocities in the facility, are uncovered. Check out our great sponsors! Nutrafol: Grow thicker, healthier hair by going to Nutrafol.com and use code FILES to save $15 off your first month’s subscription! Start your investigation today and download...

Duration:00:44:00

REOPENED: She Never Came Home

1/26/2023
A fourteen-year-old girl walks home from school to avoid bullies on the bus. On the way through "The Culvert," she's murdered, and the police are left with nothing but questions. What happened that led her to take that shortcut? What's the deal with the purse in the tree? Why does everyone in town seem to have a bloody knife? And most importantly, who killed Tina Faelz? Start your investigation today and download June’s Journey! Available on Android and iOS mobile devices, as well as on...

Duration:00:31:16

Til Death Do Us Part

1/24/2023
Just two years into their marriage, Chuck Hall finds his wife, Cheryl, murdered in their home. Although Cheryl’s family is certain they know her killer, the authorities aren’t as convinced. After decades, a DNA match erases any lingering doubt. Check out our amazing sponsors!!! SimpliSafe: Claim a free indoor security camera plus 20% off your order with Interactive Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/coldcase Nutrafol: Grow thicker, healthier hair by going to Nutrafol.com and use code...

Duration:00:47:00

REOPENED: Innocent Prey

1/19/2023
A serial rapist is terrorizing women around Portland, Oregon, and investigators are faced with an endless list of potential suspects until a hunch finally pays off. Check out our great sponsors! Healthy Wage: Cash in on your weight loss at HealthyWage.com/coldcase to have an extra $40 added to your prize.  Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 29 million drivers who trust Progressive!

Duration:00:27:30

A Is For Arson

1/17/2023
When the fire that kills firefighter Gary Parks is ruled an arson, the investigation into his death shifts to a homicide. A serial arsonist is believed to be behind the murder, but it will take a determined cold case detective to track down the killer. Check out our great sponsors! Cold Case is brought to you by BetterHelp! Visit BetterHelp.com/coldcase today to get 10% off your first month! Vegamour: Go to Vegamour.com/coldcase and use code "coldcase" to save 20% on your first...

Duration:00:45:37

REOPENED: Bump in the Night

1/12/2023
In 1996, Aimee Willard was home for the summer in Northern Pennsylvania. One night, her car was found abandoned on a highway off-ramp with blood on the nearby pavement. Investigators are left to figure out where she is... and what happened to her. Check out our great sponsors! Start your investigation and download June’s Journey! Available on Android and iOS mobile devices, as well as on PC through Facebook Games. Listen to SUSPECT wherever you get your podcasts. Prime Members can...

Duration:00:20:41

The Bone Collector

1/10/2023
When human bones were discovered in the woods in Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania in December, 1985, it put an end to the search for missing 13-year-old David Reed. A small detail found in the remains reveals David was murdered, but it will be decades before investigators can find his killer. Check out our great sponsors! This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp! Visit BetterHelp.com/coldcase to get 10% off your first month! ZocDoc: Go to Zocdoc.com/ccf and download the Zocdoc app...

Duration:00:44:24

REOPENED: Office Politics

1/5/2023
In 1989, 38-year-old Sharon Bloom disappears. A week later, her body is discovered. In the initial investigation, police have a suspect: a jealous coworker with a motive and blood evidence in his home, but investigators struggle to make the case stick. Join the EXHIBIT C online community by following WONDERY-EXHIBIT-C on Facebook or find them on the web at WonderyExhibitC.com and listen to True Crime podcasts on Wondery and Amazon Music!

Duration:00:24:38

Queen of the Ozarks

1/3/2023
In June, 1985, a 20-year-old ‘Sucker Day’ festival queen is found brutalized. The small community of Nixa, Missouri are certain that her blood is on the hands of a local, wealthy businessman. But, after 25 years, DNA reveals the true killer. Check out our great sponsors! Nutrafol: Grow thicker, healthier hair by going to Nutrafol.com and use code COLDCASE to save $15 off your first month’s subscription! Progressive: Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 29...

Duration:00:42:43

REOPENED: The Final Fare

12/29/2022
A taxi driver is dispatched on his last call of the night outside Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Hours later, the driver’s body is found face down by the side of the road, and forty years will pass before the murderer is brought to justice.

Duration:00:19:23

I Survived – The Box Became My Safe Haven

12/27/2022
“I Survived.” What is it like to face death and make it out alive? Based on the groundbreaking A&E television series, I Survived documents harrowing stories of human endurance. In their own words, survivors recall how they overcame unbelievable circumstances that changed their lives forever. 21-year-old Anita is at home alone, when a man she barely knows bursts in, ties her up, and abducts her. The attacker imprisons her in his home, keeping her locked in a metal box for hours on end....

Duration:00:46:48

REOPENED: Skeletons in the Closet

12/22/2022
A scrapyard owner makes a gruesome discovery, which leads investigators to question a mother who may be killing her children. Check out our great sponsors! SimpliSafe: Go to simplisafe.com/coldcase and claim a free indoor security camera plus 20% off your order with Interactive Monitoring! Join the EXHIBIT C online community by following WONDERY-EXHIBIT-C on Facebook or find them on the web at WonderyExhibitC.com and listen to True Crime podcasts on Wondery and Amazon...

Duration:00:22:49

Cold Ashes

12/20/2022
A house fire claims the lives of a family in rural Oklahoma, and foul play is suspected. Two teenage girls were not found among the charred rubble, and one of their mothers began a decades-long crusade to find out what had happened. Check out our great sponsors! ZocDoc: Go to Zocdoc.com/ccf and download the Zocdoc app for FREE! Cold Case Files is sponsored by BetterHelp! Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/coldcase  SimpliSafe: Go to...

Duration:00:41:01

REOPENED: Mr. Big Sting

12/15/2022
When a convenience store clerk is murdered in cold blood, an investigator goes undercover as a mafia boss in an elaborate sting that will snare a killer. Check out our great sponsors! SimpliSafe: Go to simplisafe.com/coldcase and claim a free indoor security camera plus 20% off your order with Interactive Monitoring! Progressive: Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 27 million drivers who trust Progressive!

Duration:00:26:28

Written In Blood

12/13/2022
Heidi Jones was just four years old when her mother was killed in 1970. Four decades later she vows to solve the cold case and enlists an old high school friend to help. Check out our great sponsors! If you’re 21 or older - download Slotomania on the App Store or Google Play Store and get one million free coins! SimpliSafe: Go to simplisafe.com/coldcase and claim a free indoor security camera plus 20% off your order with Interactive Monitoring! Vegamour: Go to...

Duration:00:44:50

REOPENED: The Punishment

12/8/2022
Despite several mysterious and concerning clues, the drowning death of 6-year-old Sally Cheesboro is deemed a tragic accident. Over two decades later, Sally's sister is all grown up and determined to keep a promise she made to her baby sister. Check out our great sponsors! KiwiCo: Get your first month of ANY crate line FREE at kiwico.com/coldcase  SimpliSafe: Get 40% off any new system at simplisafe.com/coldcase Progressive: Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to...

Duration:00:21:20

One Tough Mother

12/6/2022
When 19-year-old newlywed Tiffany Johnston is found dead in a small town in Oklahoma, her mother vows to exact justice for her killer. Over a decade later the investigation becomes much bigger than anyone imagined as more victims associated to the same killer are discovered. Check out our great sponsors! Shopify: Sign up for a FREE trial at shopify.com/coldcase  SimpliSafe: Get 40% off any new system at simplisafe.com/coldcase Download June’s Journey today! Available on...

Duration:00:39:14

REOPENED: The Bad Cop

12/1/2022
When Kimberly White – the estranged wife of a former state trooper – is found shot to death, her ex-husband swears that she took her own life. But as the investigation unfolds, the trooper's story doesn't quite add up. Check out our great sponsors! KiwiCo: Get your first month of ANY crate line FREE at kiwico.com/coldcase  Progressive: Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 27 million drivers who trust Progressive!

Duration:00:20:24

Sisters In Death

11/29/2022
A father discovers his daughters killed in horrific circumstances in March, 1984. The mission to find the person responsible is passed from generation to generation until an informant comes forward with a name. Check out our great sponsors! Cold Case Files is sponsored by BetterHelp! Learn more and save 10% off your first month at BetterHelp.com/coldcase  If you’re 21 or older - download Slotomania on the App Store or Google Play Store and get one million free coins!

Duration:00:39:32