Wednesday, February 27


James ‘Whitey’ Bulger & Catherine Greig’s Story

From Southie to Santa Monica, a gangster romance on the run.


A Dazzling Priest’s Lurid Fall, to Drug Case Suspect

On the Connecticut priest who dealt methamphetamine from his church and ran a sex ring from his apartment.


In the Footsteps of a Killer

From 1976 to 1986, one of the most violent serial criminals in American history terrorized communities throughout California. He was little known, never caught, and might still be out there. The author, along with several others, can’t stop working on the case.

Monday, February 25


My Father the Dope Dealer

From 1975-1986, Anthony Edward Dokoupil distributed more than 50 tons of weed in the United States. The operation ruined his family and destroyed his life. Three decades later, his son came looking for answers.


The Dean of Corruption

On Cecilia Chang, the St. John’s fundraiser who committed suicide after being convicted of fraud, and the university administrators who benefited from her crime.

Sunday, February 24


Mad Max

A profile of Max Wade, a Marin County teenager on trial for stealing Guy Fieri’s Lamborghini and using it in the first drive-by in the history of Mill Valley, California.

Friday, February 22


The Hanging

William Sparkman Jr., a census worker, was found hanging from a tree in rural Kentucky. He was naked, hands bound, with the letters “FED” written across his chest. Inside the investigation into how – and why – he died.

Thursday, February 21


Prison and the Poverty Trap

The enduring disadvantage of getting locked up.

Monday, February 18


Death in Singapore

Authorities say an American electronics engineer committed suicide after working on a project involving a Chinese telecom giant. His family believes he was murdered.

Saturday, February 16


Infectious: Tom Dooley

On the 1866 murder of Laura Foster and the subsequent hanging of Tom Dula.

Friday, February 15


Anatomy of a Heroin Ring

How a Chicago drug organization did business.