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True Crime Podcasts

Historical True Crime — assassins, gangsters, mobsters and lawmen; manhunts, scandals and unexplained phenomena. Stories of the wildest and darkest chapters of America's past.

Historical True Crime — assassins, gangsters, mobsters and lawmen; manhunts, scandals and unexplained phenomena. Stories of the wildest and darkest chapters of America's past.

Location:

Phoenix, Arizona

Description:

Historical True Crime — assassins, gangsters, mobsters and lawmen; manhunts, scandals and unexplained phenomena. Stories of the wildest and darkest chapters of America's past.

Language:

English


Episodes

OSAGE MURDERS Ep. 1 | “A Body In The Dirt”

9/21/2022
In 1921, two murder victims were discovered on the same day in Osage County in northeastern Oklahoma. It was shocking news, but members of the Osage tribe already knew they were in danger. They were some of the richest people on Earth, thanks to the oil under their land, and they had been dying in mysterious ways for years. But when the two bodies were found on the same day, it launched a 5-year period known as the Reign of Terror. No one was safe, and no one could be trusted. Check out the...

Duration:00:29:45

Introducing "American Scandal" from Wondery

9/1/2022
The terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001 took a large toll on America’s sense of security. In the dawn of this new era, Congress moved to take swift action by creating the Patriot Act. The stated goal was to identify and strike back against terrorists, but in practice, the law had much wider-reaching effects. But everything changed in 2013 when an intelligence contractor named Edward Snowden decided to expose the truth, leaking more classified documents than any whistleblower in...

Duration:00:06:15

NEW ORLEANS Ep. 6 | “The Trunk Murders”

8/24/2022
There was no place like New Orleans in the Roaring 20s. The money, the booze, and the passions flowed freely. But all was not well in an apartment near the French Quarter. Two couples had serious marital problems, and a few days before Halloween in 1927, the home became the site of an infamous crime that is still featured on ghost tours today. Take a break from serious world with the comedy podcast, The Commercial Break: TCBpodcast.com Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable...

Duration:00:29:56

NEW ORLEANS Ep. 5 | “The Axeman, Part 2”

8/17/2022
After a merciful but brief hiatus, the Axeman returned to New Orleans. In a move that would be repeated by serial killers for years to come, he sent a letter to the newspaper that announced his presence. The murders began again, and no one knew when they would stop. Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on this podcast, please email: sales@advertisecast.com For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com. Our...

Duration:00:28:15

NEW ORLEANS Ep. 4 | “The Axeman, Part 1”

8/10/2022
While the world dealt with the Great War and a pandemic that killed millions, New Orleans was gripped by the fear of a single spectre: a killer who became known as The Axeman. He attacked at night and left no clues except, occasionally, his murder weapon of choice. His identity was unknown, and no one was safe. Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on this podcast, please email: sales@advertisecast.com For more details,...

Duration:00:29:42

NEW ORLEANS Ep. 3 | “The Sicilian Lynchings, Part 2”

8/3/2022
In March of 1891, the suspects waited to be released from prison, but they began hearing alarming sounds outside. A mob of thousands gathered in the streets and demanded vigilante justice. The guards in the jail couldn’t – or wouldn’t – turn back the mob, and the vigilantes took their revenge. Check out the Jordan Harbinger show today! jordanharbinger.com/start Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on this podcast,...

Duration:00:27:38

NEW ORLEANS Ep. 2 | “The Sicilian Lynchings, Part 1”

7/27/2022
On a hot October night in 1890, the New Orleans chief of police gunned down a few blocks from his home. The police quickly round up the usual suspects. The detainees are almost exclusively Italian. Anti-Italian sentiment engulfed much of the city, but the ensuing courtroom trial cast serious doubt about the guilt of the 19 men who were charged with the crime. The verdict set the stage for one of the darkest chapters in New Orleans’ history. Check out the Jordan Harbinger show today!...

Duration:00:29:53

Introducing "Fed Up" from Wondery

7/25/2022
When Emily Gellis hears rumors of people suffering horrible side effects from a trendy diet, she springs into action. Armed with over a hundred thousand Instagram followers, Emily launches a social media crusade to expose F-Factor and its founder, Tanya Zuckerbrot. It’s the start of a feud that will attract trolls, lawyers, and, eventually, national media all because of fiber. From Wondery, this is a story about wealth, wellness, and influence hosted by Casey Wilson. Listen to Fed Up:...

Duration:00:04:45

NEW ORLEANS Ep. 1 | “The Digby Kidnapping”

7/20/2022
In 1870, a kidnapping shocked and terrified New Orleans. For two months, the city searched for 17-month-old Mollie Digby. The case made national news and raised the tension in a city that was already on edge during the Reconstruction Era. Then the ordeal finally ended, there were more questions than answers. Check out the Jordan Harbinger show today! jordanharbinger.com/start Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on...

Duration:00:31:56

Introducing "Who Killed Daphne?" from Wondery

7/11/2022
When a car bomb kills Daphne Caruana Galizia on the beautiful Mediterranean island of Malta, the hunt for her killers exposes secrets with consequences that go far beyond its shores. In the aftermath of her death, an international team of journalists comes together to continue her work. Along the way, they start to uncover clues that might lead to her killers. From Wondery, comes a new story about power, corruption, and one woman’s fight for the truth. Hosted by investigative reporter...

Duration:00:06:14

ENCORE I ALCATRAZ Ep. 5: “The Greatest Escape”

6/29/2022
In the waning days of the prison, three inmates perform arguably the greatest prison break in American history. It’s immortalized by Hollywood in the 1979 film, “Escape From Alcatraz,” starring Clint Eastwood. And the escape remains one of the great unsolved mysteries of American crime. For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com. Our social media pages are: @blackbarrelmedia on Facebook and Instagram, and @bbarrelmedia on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:34:46

ENCORE I ALCATRAZ Ep. 4: “The Hole”

6/22/2022
Alcatraz cools down for a few years after the battle, but eventually the escape attempts resume. Some inmates are desperate to flee the harsh conditions on the island. Some seem like they are simply wired to escape, regardless of the facility or its location. Those who fail and return to the prison inevitably end up in the isolation cells known as The Hole. For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com. Our social media pages are: @blackbarrelmedia on Facebook and Instagram, and...

Duration:00:25:46

ENCORE I ALCATRAZ Ep. 3: “Battle of Alcatraz”

6/15/2022
The most violent escape attempt in the history of Alcatraz, and possibly the American prison system, rocks the island in May of 1946. Six inmates take over D Block and end up in a siege against prison guards, the FBI and the Marines. For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com. Our social media pages are: @blackbarrelmedia on Facebook and Instagram, and @bbarrelmedia on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:25

ENOCRE I ALCATRAZ Ep. 2: “Blastout”

6/8/2022
In the 1940s, the situation on Alcatraz took a dark turn. A brutal escape attempt claims two lives, but also turns a guard into a hero. And then “Doc” Barker, of the infamous Barker Gang, leads a breakout that always has a violent conclusion, and long lasting effects. For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com. Our social media pages are: @blackbarrelmedia on Facebook and Instagram, and @bbarrelmedia on Twitter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:49

ENCORE I ALCATRAZ Ep. 1: “Fortress of Isolation"

6/1/2022
The history of Alcatraz Island is written by the escape attempts. In the earliest days of American occupation, it was a fort. And from the very beginning, military prisoners tried to escape. As the fort became obsolete, the facility transitioned into a full-time military prison, and prisoners kept trying to escape. Then barracks on the island are converted into a civilian prison, and the real escape attempts begin. For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com. Our social media...

Duration:00:24:47

UPDATE | Schedule announcement

5/18/2022
An update on the schedules for Legends of the Old West and Infamous America for the second half of 2022... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:54

NORTH HOLLYWOOD ROBBERY Ep. 6 | “Code 4: No Further Assistance”

5/11/2022
Members of the SWAT team confront the remaining robber and finally end the North Hollywood Shootout. Elements of the 44-minute gunbattle spark immediate controversy, and the event accelerates major changes in police departments across America. Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on this podcast, please email: sales@advertisecast.com For more details, please visit www.blackbarrelmedia.com. Our social media pages are:...

Duration:00:28:26

NORTH HOLLYWOOD ROBBERY Ep. 5 | “A New Danger”

5/4/2022
The shootout moves into a residential neighborhood, and the LAPD organizes the rescue of injured officers and civilians. One of the robbers makes his final stand, and the other struggles to continue his escape. Check out the Jordan Harbinger show today! jordanharbinger.com/start Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and bingeable seasons: blackbarrel.supportingcast.fm/join To advertise on this podcast, please email: sales@advertisecast.com For more details, please visit...

Duration:00:27:04

NORTH HOLLYWOOD ROBBERY Ep. 4 | “Officers Down”

4/27/2022
The robbery escalates. Dr. Jorge Montes, a dentist whose office is across the street from Bank of America, helps Detective John Krulac and Officer James Zboravan. Robbers Larry Phillips and Emil Matasareanu continue the shootout and their slow escape. Officer Martin Whitfield’s situation becomes critical. Members of the SWAT team race through the city to the scene of the robbery. And the first news helicopter arrives to broadcast the shootout to the nation in real time. Check out the Jordan...

Duration:00:30:50

NORTH HOLLYWOOD ROBBERY Ep. 3 | “Tactical Alert”

4/20/2022
When the robbery becomes frustrating, Larry Phillips begins the North Hollywood Shootout. Officers in multiple locations withstand gunfire from illegally modified fully automatic assault rifles and they struggle to fight back with the handguns and shotguns. Civilians and officers suffer injuries; the LAPD rushes to respond to the threat; and the robbers begin their getaway. Check out the Jordan Harbinger show today! jordanharbinger.com/start Join Black Barrel+ for ad-free episodes and...

Duration:00:29:51