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USA TODAY’s critically acclaimed investigative podcast about power in American cities. Season 1, Chicago: A black neighborhood fights back when a mysterious man with mob ties builds an illegal dump across the street from an elementary school. Along the way they confront corrupt politicians, apathetic bureaucrats—and a secret undercover FBI investigation. Season 2, Reno: A surprising proxy battle for the future of Reno pits a brash strip club kingpin against power brokers in city hall. The winner-takes-all fight could remake the city—and ruin lives in the process.

USA TODAY’s critically acclaimed investigative podcast about power in American cities. Season 1, Chicago: A black neighborhood fights back when a mysterious man with mob ties builds an illegal dump across the street from an elementary school. Along the way they confront corrupt politicians, apathetic bureaucrats—and a secret undercover FBI investigation. Season 2, Reno: A surprising proxy battle for the future of Reno pits a brash strip club kingpin against power brokers in city hall. The winner-takes-all fight could remake the city—and ruin lives in the process.

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United States

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USA TODAY’s critically acclaimed investigative podcast about power in American cities. Season 1, Chicago: A black neighborhood fights back when a mysterious man with mob ties builds an illegal dump across the street from an elementary school. Along the way they confront corrupt politicians, apathetic bureaucrats—and a secret undercover FBI investigation. Season 2, Reno: A surprising proxy battle for the future of Reno pits a brash strip club kingpin against power brokers in city hall. The winner-takes-all fight could remake the city—and ruin lives in the process.

Language:

English


Episodes

Wondery Presents: Who Killed Daphne?

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 Stephen...

Duration:00:05:28

Introducing Accused Season 4: The Impending Execution of Elwood Jones

2/8/2022
When Rhoda Nathan's lifeless body was discovered in her hotel room, it was assumed she'd had a heart attack. The autopsy proved otherwise: Nathan, 67, had been viciously beaten to death, punched so hard by her assailant that two of her teeth had been knocked out. Days later, a hotel employee went to the hospital to be treated for an infection in his hand, which was teeming with a bacteria most often found in human mouths. That, plus a pendant an officer said was discovered in the trunk of...

Duration:00:10:50

Introducing: SUSPECT

8/31/2021
A big Halloween party at an apartment complex in Redmond, Washington. Themed rooms and costumed partygoers. But by the end of the party, one of the hosts is dead. The police look to the partiers as the prime suspects: was it the guy in the devil mask, the bank robber, the construction worker? As investigators comb through forensic evidence, witness testimony, DNA, and even consult with a psychic, they zero in on one suspect in particular. But for what reason? Host and reporter Matthew Shaer...

Duration:00:06:09

The City recommends: A new season of The Sneak | S E1

7/29/2020
How did Jack Roland Murphy go from world-champion surfer to notorious jewel thief? How did it all go wrong and end in at least two murders in the murky waterways of southern Florida? Find out this season on The Sneak: Murders at Whiskey Creek. Subscribe today: wondery.fm/thesneak_accused See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:06:06

Stephanie's Second Chance | S2 E9

4/28/2020
The courts reach a decision in Stephanie's appeal. Plus, some news about The City. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:06:41

The Stand-off | S2 E8

4/7/2020
In this follow-up to our investigation of Tesla's Nevada Gigafactory, we look at what happens when state safety inspectors and one of the state’s biggest employers go head to head. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:25:19

The Confrontation | S2 E7

1/22/2020
In this Season 2 bonus episode, accusations of sexual assault at the Spice House strip club come to light. Two women who work there head to the club to confront their bosses, their phones secretly set to record. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:30:52

The City recommends new podcast, The Sneak

1/14/2020
In its first season, The Sneak looks at the case of a former Division I football star who attacked a Brinks Truck guard in 2008 and ran off with $400,000 in cash, before his grand flourish: Escaping in an inner tube down a river. Through new reporting, host Nate Scott discovered it was more than the story of a heist and that at the center was one small town and its secrets. Secrets about what actually happened with that crime back in 2008. And who actually helped pull it off.

Duration:00:04:59

The City recommends: A new season of Accused

12/24/2019
When a 39-year-old father of three went to his third-shift job at a uranium processing plant and completely vanished one muggy night in 1984, his family thought for sure he’d turn up with some strange tale about quitting his job in a huff. But the days without contact turned into weeks, and the weeks into years, and David Bocks never resurfaced. Now, 35 years later, Cincinnati-based reporters Amber Hunt and Amanda Rossmann piece together this bizarre tale in the latest season of Accused, an...

Duration:00:12:36

A New Reno | S2 E6

11/26/2019
As old Reno disappears around them, Kamy, Stephanie, and Velma all try to find their bearings. For bonus and behind-the-scenes content for Episode 6, visit thecitypodcast.com. Or follow us: https://www.instagram.com/thecitypod/https://www.twitter.com/thecitypodhttps://facebook.com/thecitypod See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:48:18

Behind the Curtains | S2 E5

11/19/2019
A mysterious device shows up at the Wild Orchid, and Kamy is paranoid the city is out to get him. Everyone wants to know what’s happening in the strip club’s VIP rooms—including the courts. For bonus and behind-the-scenes content for Episode 5, visit thecitypodcast.com. Or follow us: https://www.instagram.com/thecitypod/https://www.twitter.com/thecitypodhttps://facebook.com/thecitypod See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:56:17

West World | S2 E4

11/12/2019
We go 20 miles east of Reno, to a mountainous landscape full of wild horses, brothels, and Tesla’s futuristic Gigafactory. City boosters say it’s the engine driving the New Reno. But the truth of what that means is darker and more complicated than it first appears. For bonus and behind-the-scenes content for Episode 4, visit thecitypodcast.com. Or follow us: https://www.instagram.com/thecitypod/https://www.twitter.com/thecitypodhttps://facebook.com/thecitypod See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:50:51

The Pendulum | S2 E3

11/5/2019
Big-game hunters in town for an annual safari convention go to the Wild Orchid looking to let loose. But city police have other plans, marking Reno’s latest swing from permissiveness to restrictiveness. For bonus and behind-the-scenes content for Episode 3, visit thecitypodcast.com. Or follow us: https://www.instagram.com/thecitypod/https://www.twitter.com/thecitypodhttps://facebook.com/thecitypod See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:54:49

If They Want War, We'll Give 'Em War | S2 E2

10/29/2019
A secret report on strip clubs is revealed, but it’s no smoking gun. As Midtown changes, residents of a weekly hotel make their fury known to a council that says they’re just pawns in a bigger game. For bonus and behind-the-scenes content for Episode 2, visit thecitypodcast.com. Or follow us: https://www.instagram.com/thecitypod/https://www.twitter.com/thecitypodhttps://facebook.com/thecitypod See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:49:42

Battlelines | S2 E1

10/29/2019
In a changing Reno, city boosters concoct a plan to force strip clubs out of downtown. But Reno’s strip club kingpin won’t go quietly. As the city tightens its grip, it’s dancers who feel the squeeze. For bonus and behind-the-scenes content for Episode 1, visit thecitypodcast.com. Or follow us: https://www.instagram.com/thecitypod/https://www.twitter.com/thecitypodhttps://facebook.com/thecitypod See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:49:17

Trailer: Reno | S2

10/8/2019
A surprising proxy battle for the future of Reno pits a brash strip club kingpin against power brokers in city hall. The winner-takes-all fight could remake the city—and ruin lives in the process. thecitypodcast.com See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:03:49

The Present, The Future | S1 E10

11/19/2018
The uncertain fate of the lots in North Lawndale, and what that says about a city like Chicago. To learn more about The City podcast, visit our website: thecitypodcast.com Instagram: @thecitypodTwitter:@thecitypod Facebook: @thecitypodEmail: info@thecitypodcast.com____________ Support The City by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe:simplisafe.com/thecityLinkedIn Talentlinkedin.com/thecitySee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:47:14

The Cleanup | S1 E9

11/12/2018
The illegal dump is finally eradicated—but at whose expense? To learn more about the cleanup, visit thecitypodcast.com ____________ Support The City by supporting our sponsors! LinkedIn Talent: Get $50 off your first job post when you visit them at linkedin.com/thecity See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:46:17

Houston | S1 E8

11/5/2018
An illegal dump in Chicago has seeds in a legal one in Houston. The numbers reveal an unsettling pattern. A movement takes root. The president gives an order. There's bonus content for this episode of The City and more at our website: thecitypodcast.com Instagram: @thecitypodTwitter:@thecitypod Facebook: @thecitypodEmail: info@thecitypodcast.com_________________________________ Support The City by supporting our sponsors! Helix Sleep: helixsleep.com/thecitySee Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:48:24

The Takedown | S1 E7

10/29/2018
A reporter scoops the FBI. Politicians get taken down in "Mount Henry’s" shadow. The six-story debris pile remains. There's bonus content for this episode of The City and more at our website: thecitypodcast.com Instagram: @thecitypodTwitter:@thecitypod Facebook: @thecitypodEmail: info@thecitypodcast.com_________________________________ Support The City by supporting our sponsors! Simplisafe:simplisafe.com/thecityLinkedIn Talent:linkedin.com/thecitySee Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:46:02