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. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

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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
 
 

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
 
 

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
 
 

Coming Soon: New Episodes of Season Two


Our second season spanned a year in Mississippi where we revealed misconduct, injustice and racial divide in the six trials of Curtis Flowers. The U.S. Supreme Court will now decide if the prosecut...


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 2019-02-19  2m
 
 

S2: Donor Episode Preview


As a special thank you for our donors, we're releasing an exclusive, donors-only episode of In The Dark on Sept. 17. Get an inside look at the day of the Supreme Court's decision, including exclusi...


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 2019-09-10  2m
 
 

Introducing: In Front of Our Eyes from MPR News


In March 2021, the trial of Derek Chauvin, the first of the former officers charged in the killing of George Floyd, began. Police officers are rarely prosecuted in such cases — and the world is watching. The Minnesota Public Radio newsroom, which has followed this case in detail from the beginning, will bring listeners updates on this monumental case, and the consequences it holds for the city and the country. Created in collaboration with American Public Media...


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 2021-03-30  3m
 
 

episode 3: S2 E3: The Gun


We investigate the alleged murder weapon and the strange history of the man who owned it.


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 2018-05-08  47m
 
 

episode 4: S2 E4: The Confessions


We investigate the three inmates who claimed that Curtis Flowers confessed to them.


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 2018-05-15  52m
 
 

episode 5: S2 E5: Privilege


No witness has been more important to the prosecution's case against Curtis Flowers than Odell Hallmon. He testified in four trials that Flowers had confessed to him while the two men were in prison together. Hallmon has an astonishingly long criminal history that includes repeated charges for drug dealing, assault, and robbery. So how reliable is his testimony and did he receive anything in exchange for it? In this episode, we investigate the veracity of the prosecution's star witness.


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 2018-05-22  48m
 
 

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
 
 
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