Crime Crazy Podcast
In which we fear mugging - Crime Cozy 2019, Episode 2

In which we fear mugging - Crime Cozy 2019, Episode 2

October 9, 2019

 

If you’re walking at night, especially if you’re a woman, I bet you carry your keys a specific way. I bet your phone is near your hand. I bet you’re extra alert when rounding corners or turning down dark streets. After all, there’s almost certainly a mugger right around that bend!

 

Or is there?

 

This week we talk about muggings, how common they are, and what you can do to protect yourself. 

 

Resources:

https://nypost.com/2019/07/22/baltimores-new-deputy-police-commissioner-gets-mugged-at-gunpoint/

 

https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/crime/bs-md-ci-cr-robbery-arrest-20190726-bccgfwcepbgrph5tky7bghp4v4-story.html

 

https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/crime/bs-md-ci-cr-deputy-commissioner-robbery-arrest-20190802-sfeajv4txjc3dktmb2e5ddivs4-story.html

 

https://www.today.com/news/how-avoid-getting-mugged-veteran-thief-tells-all-t108927

 

https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019/01/03/5-facts-about-crime-in-the-u-s/

 

https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2018/crime-in-the-u.s.-2018/topic-pages/robbery

In which we fear stalking - Crime Cozy 2019 - Episode 1

In which we fear stalking - Crime Cozy 2019 - Episode 1

October 2, 2019

It’s time for sweaters, pumpkin spice candles, and a crackling fire. It’s Crime Cozy!

Our first episode focuses on stalking, because who isn’t worried that an angry ex or obsessed superfan is secretly watching your every move, waiting for the right moment to strike?! 

But don’t worry. Crime Cozy means we’ll also be (trying to) comfort you with some stats and helpful tips to protect yourself. 

 

Resources:

https://www.sciencealert.com/a-newly-discovered-species-of-electric-eel-packs-a-record-breaking-shock

https://www.newsweek.com/police-fined-19-year-old-wasting-their-time-stalking-complaints-then-she-was-1392114

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Shana_Grice#Stalking

Wikipedia: Stalking

Bureau of Justice Statistics:  Stalking 

VictimsofCrime.org:  Stalking Statistics and Data  (One pager here)

In which DNA saves the day (or not really) - S4E30
In Which We Enter a Guilty Plea - S4E29

In Which We Enter a Guilty Plea - S4E29

September 18, 2019

A masterful thief suddenly drastically changes MO and crimes, leaving us wondering what the heck is going on. Plus we learn why our eyes water when we yawn. Question of the day: How many of our listeners yawned through the beginning of this episode??

In which we wish we could solve a case - s4e28
In which we meet more victims - s4e27
In which we head to Virginia - s4e26
In which everything was fine… until his jaw came off S4E25

In which everything was fine… until his jaw came off S4E25

August 5, 2019

This week we return to Chicago for another famous murder - but this one isn’t just a myth! Robbery, assault, adultery, murder, bad legal advice and criminal boyscouts…

 

Wikipedia:  John Dillinger

Wikipedia:  Dillinger Gang

In which we question identity - S4E24

In which we question identity - S4E24

July 24, 2019

Back from Chicago, this week’s episode manages to tie HH Holmes, Restivo, and confusing identities together with one murder! Also, we learn about chameleons and what Rose West is up to these days!

Resources:

https://murderpedia.org/female.P/p/parent-elaine.htm

 

In which we take on Chicago -EPISODE 100!

In which we take on Chicago -EPISODE 100!

July 15, 2019

For Crime Crazy's 100th episode, we flew to Chicago and uncovered some truth about a very famous serial killer. Warning - we both found the truth a little crushing after the stories we'd always believed. 

From cows and fires to murders and articulators, we uncover the fact behind the legends. 

Sources: 

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

Depraved by Harold Schechter

Holmes: A Serial Killer in His Own Words