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How A Single Hair Caught A Killer
November 01, 2022

In the previous episode, we showed how homicide detectives solved 50-year-old cold cases.They analyzed old evidence by using new DNA extraction technology pioneered by Othram, a forensic genealogy lab in Texas.Othram provided new leads by finding relati

Murderers Can Run But They Can’t Hide From Their Forensic DNA Genealogy
October 27, 2022

14-year Stephanie Anne Isaacson left her fathers apartment in North Las Vegas on the early morning of June 1, 1989.She walked through an empty sandlot, her usual shortcut, to the Eldorado High School.The ninth grader never made it to her 7:30 AM class

Heat2: The Hollywood Shootout In Which Life Imitates Art
September 20, 2022

Im Robert Riggs and in this episode, I take you inside the crime scene tape of the once bank robbery capital of the world.In 1997, I was in the Los Angeles office of the FBIs bank robbery squad, reporting on an epidemic of violent take-over bank robber

From Gunship Pilot - To FBI Agent - To NYT's Best Selling Author Don Bentley
September 13, 2022

Don Bentleys career zigzagged from flying an Army helicopter gunship on combat missions in Afghanistan to working counterintelligence for the FBI, to now writing suspense-filled novels based on the knowledge of his previous careers.In my last episode, f

This Bank Gets Robbed Every Day - Former FBI Agent Don Bentley
September 06, 2022

Theres a bank in Quantico, Virginia that gets robbed every day.And I am going to take you there.Hello. Im Robert Riggs.In this episode of True Crime Reporter, former FBI Agent Don Bentley takes us inside the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.New S

When First Responders Need Help This Is Why They Call SWAT
August 25, 2022

In the previous episode, Inside Story Of The Deadliest Attack On Police Officers Since 9/11, the negotiator for the Dallas SWAT team revealed the inside story about the mass killer who ambushed Dallas officers during a Black Lives Matter protest five year

Inside Story Of The Deadliest Attack On Police Officers Since 9/11
August 15, 2022

On the evening of July 7, 2016, Black Lives Matter protesters marched in downtown Dallas and other cities across the nation.They peacefully gathered in response to the police shootings of two black men, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling.A few blocks f

Tales of Murder And Mayhem From Former U.S. Prosecutor Bill Johnston
August 08, 2022

The True Crime Reporter Podcast features stories and interviews from the respective careers of investigative reporter Robert Riggs and former U.S. prosecutor Bill Johnston.Listeners have asked how both of them got involved in investigating criminal case

From Convict To CEO -- Turning Inmates Into Business Leaders
August 01, 2022

Many U.S. prisons are trade schools for crime. High recidivism rates underscore the failure of the current criminal justice system.Released and rearrested inmates pass through an expensive revolving door.The Texas prison used to be called the Texas Dep

The Growing Threat Of Grievance Killings - Why People Are Loosing It
July 25, 2022

A growing threat of grievance- shooting is taking center stage across the world.Recent examples include the assassination of Japans popular prime minister to a patient in Tulsa, Oklahoma who gunned down two doctors and two medical personnel because he