After robbing two video stores with a friend, Rene Lima-Marin was sentenced to almost 100 years in prison. Then, due to a clerical error, he was released 88 years too early.
On the life and death of Avonte Oquendo, a 14-year-old autistic boy who disappeared in October after walking out of his New York City school.
Previously: Robert Kolker on the Longform Podcast.
The case of Gilberto Valle, “The Cannibal Cop,” and the line between criminal thoughts and action.
The story of Melissa Barthelemy, a prostitute killed in a string of murders on Long Island in December 2010.
How a high-stakes poker game that started at Tobey Maguire’s house became part of a $100 million gambling and money-laundering operation orchestrated by the Russian mob.
How an informant helped authorities nab a notorious anti-abortion activist.
Aaron Greene and Morgan Gliedman were young and in love and pregnant and partial to heroin and living in a Village apartment with a lot of heavy weaponry lying about. Then they were arrested, and their stories started to change.
The case of the murdered real-estate legend and her enraged assistant.
The complicated case of Brigitte Harris, who, after years of abuse, accidentally killed her father by cutting off his penis.
One day Nejdra Nance realized the woman she had called Mom for 23 years may have been at the center of one of the most harrowing kidnappings in decades—hers.
What happened to Wesley Autrey after he jumped in front of a New York City subway train to save a man’s life.