"I Killed Him Because He Was Snitching"

An unlikely friendship bloomed in Oxford, Mississippi between a 30-year-old drug dealer and a college-bound teen after a chance meeting at a hotel pool. Then the dealer began to suspect that his friend was one of the 30 or so confidential informants that Metro Narcotics recruits from around the college town each year.

Friday, October 2


A Criminal Mind

Dr. Joel Dreyer was a respected psychiatrist. Then he took a sudden turn to a life of drug dealing. Medicine might be able to explain why.

Wednesday, September 30


Vegas on the Black Sea

A trip to Batumi, Georgia.

Tuesday, September 29


The IKEA Attack

Tracking the slayings that shocked Sweden.

Monday, September 28


A Daughter's Death

The murder of Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy in the Harlem projects.

Saturday, September 26


How To Get Away With (the Perfect) Murder

Who killed four people in the French Alps?

Friday, September 25


The Good Soldier

Struggling with depression and thoughts of suicide, Army officer Lawrence Franks went AWOL. Five years later, he reappeared as Christopher Flaherty, a member of the French Foreign Legion who served three tours in Africa. Then he was court-martialed.

Thursday, September 24


A Tragic Fight Between College-Bound Basketball Stars Changed Lives Forever

The story of a sudden death amid a high school recruiting scandal in Texas.

Wednesday, September 23


When the Womb Is a Crime Scene

An Alabama woman took the equivalent of one Valium during her pregnancy. A few weeks after she gave birth, she became one of more than 1,800 new and expecting mothers arrested under the state’s chemical endangerment law.

Monday, September 21


The Avenger

Ken Dornstein’s older brother died when a bomb exploded on Pan Am Flight 103. For the past three decades, he’s been obsessed with identifying who’s really responsible.


"Close Your Eyes and Pretend to Be Dead"

Inside the Nairobi Westgate Mall massacre.

Sunday, September 20


My Kidnappers

Almost ten years after his kidnapping, a man writes to the people who threatened his life.