In the Dark

Serial investigative journalism from APM Reports, with host Madeleine Baran and a team of reporters. Season 1 looked at the abduction of Jacob Wetterling in rural Minnesota and the accountability of sheriffs in solving crime. Season 2 examined the case of Curtis Flowers, who was tried six times for the same crime. Also, a special report on Covid-19 in the Mississippi Delta.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 36m. Bisher sind 49 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 3 hours 44 minutes

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S2 Update: Q&A + A Fire in Winona


We answer your questions and report on a fire in Winona.


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 2018-11-27  1h4m
 
 

S2 Update: SCOTUS Takes the Case


The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear Curtis Flowers' appeal. Now the justices will examine if District Attorney Doug Evans had a history of racial discrimination in jury selection.


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 2018-11-03  9m
 
 

S1 Update: The Wetterling File


In Season 1 of our podcast, we reported that the Jacob Wetterling case was a botched investigation. Just yesterday, law enforcement acknowledged it too.


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 2018-09-21  28m
 
 

S2 Update: Back to Winona


Two months after the season ended, we return to Winona to see what has changed. Turns out, a lot. Curtis Flowers' mother has died. The whole town is talking about the case. Flowers' defense lawyers...


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 2018-09-18  33m
 
 

episode 11: S2 E11: The End


For the last episode of the season, we went to meet Jeffrey Armstrong, who, a few years after Curtis Flowers first went to prison, found what might have been a key piece of evidence. What he found ...


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 2018-07-03  35m
 
 

episode 10: S2 E10: Discovery


Prosecutors have always said that Curtis Flowers was the only serious suspect in the Tardy Furniture investigation. But we found a document showing that another man, Willie James Hemphill, had also...


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 2018-06-26  1h4m
 
 

episode 9: S2 E9: Why Curtis?


After re-examining the case, we'd found no direct evidence linking Curtis Flowers to the murders at Tardy Furniture. But we had one lingering question: How did Flowers become the main suspect? Why ...


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 2018-06-19  56m
 
 

episode 8: S2 E8: The D.A.


After investigating every aspect of the Curtis Flowers case, we were nearly ready to present what we'd found to District Attorney Doug Evans. But first we tried to learn all we could about him: his...


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 2018-06-12  1h1m
 
 

episode 7: S2 E7: The Trials of Curtis Flowers


There's one critical aspect of the Curtis Flowers case that we haven't looked at yet -- the makeup of the juries. Each of the four times Flowers was convicted, the jury was all white or nearly all ...


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 2018-06-05  1h1m
 
 

episode 6: S2 E6: Punishment


Odell Hallmon, the state's key witness in the Curtis Flowers case, is serving three consecutive life sentences. We wondered what he might say now that there are no deals to cut, and he will spend t...


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 2018-05-29  43m