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“48 Hours” uncovers the narrative behind crime and justice cases that have left a lasting mark on society. Award-winning CBS News correspondents thoughtfully examine the complexities of each crime by transporting you to the heart of the investigation through key evidence and gripping interviews with critical figures from the case. The unmatched reporting has made a tangible difference in countless lives, leading to the exoneration of wrongly convicted individuals and the reopening — and resolution — of previously closed cold cases. Listen to a new “48 Hours” episode every Monday and then go deeper into the case on Tuesdays with the immersive “Post Mortem” series — producers and correspondents join host Anne-Marie Green to discuss key evidence, dead ends, mishaps, and stranger-than-fiction twists they faced in the field. Plus, every Thursday, we’ll revisit a classic “48 Hours” episode. Watch “48 Hours” Saturdays 10/9c on CBS and Paramount+. 48 Hours listeners can use discount code "HOURS20" for 20% off all 48 Hours products on ParamountShop.com.

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True Crime

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“48 Hours” uncovers the narrative behind crime and justice cases that have left a lasting mark on society. Award-winning CBS News correspondents thoughtfully examine the complexities of each crime by transporting you to the heart of the investigation through key evidence and gripping interviews with critical figures from the case. The unmatched reporting has made a tangible difference in countless lives, leading to the exoneration of wrongly convicted individuals and the reopening — and resolution — of previously closed cold cases. Listen to a new “48 Hours” episode every Monday and then go deeper into the case on Tuesdays with the immersive “Post Mortem” series — producers and correspondents join host Anne-Marie Green to discuss key evidence, dead ends, mishaps, and stranger-than-fiction twists they faced in the field. Plus, every Thursday, we’ll revisit a classic “48 Hours” episode. Watch “48 Hours” Saturdays 10/9c on CBS and Paramount+. 48 Hours listeners can use discount code "HOURS20" for 20% off all 48 Hours products on ParamountShop.com.

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Episodes
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A Killer in Plain Sight | Blood is Thicker: The Hargan Family Killings

5/29/2024
When detectives started investigating the deaths of Helen and Pamela Hargan, they came to a much different conclusion than the first responders on the scene. With newfound evidence surrounding the rifle at the scene, Helen and Pamela's cell phones, and Carlos Gutierrez's call to 911, detectives realized this was not a murder-suicide; it was a double homicide. But who could have killed the mother and daughter? Police began to zoom in on a single, shocking suspect. Get early, ad-free access to episodes of Blood is Thicker: The Hargan Family Killings by subscribing to 48 Hours Plus on Apple Podcasts or Wondery+ on the Wondery app. The series is widely available everywhere else you get your podcasts. Subscribe to 48 Hours+: https://apple.co/4aEgENo Subscribe to Wondery+: https://wondery.com/plus/ See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:27:10

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Case Closed: 48 Hours Season Wrap-up

5/28/2024
Host Anne-Marie Green sits down with the 48 Hours correspondents and producers as they look back on the latest season of 48 Hours. Hear about the team’s most memorable moments, their most challenging stories, and their biggest takeaways. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:18:18

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The Fenn Treasure

5/27/2024
Millionaire Forrest Fenn hid a gold-filled chest somewhere in the Rockies and wrote a poem with cryptic clues. Tens of thousands searched for it and five people died trying. A story of obsession. Tony Dokoupil reports. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:09

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Listen Now: The Competition

5/25/2024
Every summer for the past seven decades, 50 high school seniors—one from every state—descend on Mobile, Alabama to take part in one of the country’s most lucrative scholarship competitions for teen girls. The Competition takes you behind the scenes of the Distinguished Young Women (DYW) program, and follows seven girls as they experience the highs and lows of competing for two weeks, away from home and under the most high-stress circumstances. Some girls enter for the money, some for prestige. All of them are used to being the best and the brightest. But only one will walk away with the top prize. Host Shima Oliaee (Dolly Parton’s America, Pink Card) was Nevada’s contestant in 2001. More than 20 years later, she returns to Alabama as a judge. What can two weeks with 50 of the country’s most ambitious teens tell us about girlhood in America? Listen to The Competition on the Wondery App or wherever you get your podcasts. You can binge all episodes early and ad-free right now on Wondery+. Join Wondery+ in the Wondery App or on Apple Podcasts. Start your free trial by visiting Wondery.fm/The_Competition now. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:07:14

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Conspiracy to Kill

5/23/2024
In 2006, Sonia Rios was dubbed by local media as the "The Black Widow of Lomita," after her second husband, Navy officer Larry Risken, was fatally shot while visiting her family in the Philippines. Sonia's first husband, U.S. Marine Earl Bourdeau, was fatally shot in the head 19 years earlier. Then in 2007, Sonia Rios was also murdered under suspiciously similar circumstances. “48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 8/1/2009. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:19

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The Boyfriend | Blood is Thicker: The Hargan Family Killings

5/22/2024
On the day that Helen Hargan and her mother Pamela were found dead, Helen Hargan's boyfriend Carlos spent hours convincing 911 dispatchers to send help to the Hargan house. By the time police arrived, it was too late. Police were given two versions of the morning: one where Helen was scared for her life, and one where she was likely the killer. But Carlos' story, along with the weapon placement at the crime scene, would blow a hole in the theory that the Hargan killings were a murder-suicide. Get early, ad-free access to episodes of Blood is Thicker: The Hargan Family Killings by subscribing to 48 Hours Plus on Apple Podcasts or Wondery+ on the Wondery app. The series is widely available everywhere else you get your podcasts. Subscribe to 48 Hours+: https://apple.co/4aEgENo Subscribe to Wondery+: https://wondery.com/plus/ See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:27:53

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Post Mortem | The Puzzling Death of Susann Sills

5/21/2024
Correspondent Tracy Smith and Producer Gayane Keshishyan Mendez discuss the case of Susann Sills, a mother of twins who was found dead at the bottom of a staircase in the home she shared with her husband, a renowned fertility doctor. The team discusses the 911 call made by Dr. Sills, the police interview with a woman investigators believed he was courting, and the defense’s unusual theory that the family dogs were involved in Susann's death. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:26:24

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The Puzzling Death of Susann Sills

5/20/2024
The wife of a fertility doctor is found dead at the bottom of a staircase. Did her dogs play a role in her death or was the scene staged to cover a murder? Correspondent Tracy Smith reports. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:29

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Live to Tell: The Railroad Killer

5/16/2024
Holly Dunn tells her account of the August 29, 1997 attack on the railroad tracks by the University of Kentucky. Chris Maier was killed and Holly Dunn, who was stabbed, beaten and raped, miraculously survived her injuries. Fourteen months after Holly’s attack, Dr. Claudia Benton was murdered inside her Houston, TX area home, located near railroad tracks. Lexington Detective Craig Sorrell received a call from ViCAP, a national crime registry database, linking the crimes. Through fingerprint analysis, they identified a suspect. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 8/3/2013. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:39:39

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Home From Texas | Blood is Thicker: The Hargan Family Killings

5/15/2024
Pamela Hagan lived in a quiet, wealthy Virginia suburb, surrounded by family: her daughters Megan, Helen, and her granddaughter lived with her in her million-dollar home. From the outside, the Hargan women had it all. But even though there was love, there were also grievances. When Pamela and Helen were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide, detectives had to ask: what was going on inside the Hargan household? Get early, ad-free access to episodes of Blood is Thicker: The Hargan Family Killings by subscribing to 48 Hours Plus on Apple Podcasts or Wondery+ on the Wondery app. The series is widely available everywhere else you get your podcasts. Subscribe to 48 Hours+: https://apple.co/4aEgENo Subscribe to Wondery+: https://wondery.com/plus/ See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:27:00

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Post Mortem | The Day My Mother Vanished

5/14/2024
Go behind the scenes with Correspondent Peter Van Sant and Producer Judy Rybak as they discuss the decades long manhunt for William Greer, a man charged with killing his girlfriend Tammy Myers. Hear about what it was like interviewing U.S. Marshals and their clever name for their pursuit: Operation Catch A Toe. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:16:32

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The Day My Mother Vanished

5/13/2024
When her mother disappears seven-year-old Nicki Bates begins a lifelong search to find her and bring her killer to justice. Peter Van Sant reports. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:40:43

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Relentless

5/9/2024
In January 2006, Nicole Pietz disappeared from her Seattle, WA home. Nine days later her body was discovered in a wooded field near the airport. A heartbroken mother launches a one-woman psychological warfare campaign to taunt her daughter's alleged killer, but can she get him to crack? “48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 6/21/2014. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:40:19

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New Limited Series from 48 Hours — Blood is Thicker: The Hargan Family Killings

5/8/2024
The Hargans were a typical suburban family until one day, devoted mother Pamela was gunned down in her own home and her youngest daughter, Helen, was found dead upstairs. 48 Hours correspondent Peter Van Sant unpacks the web of evidence behind the Hargan killings, revealing motives of sibling rivalry and a family fortune in this new 6-episode series. Get early, ad-free access to episodes of Blood is Thicker: The Hargan Family Killings by subscribing to 48 Hours Plus on Apple Podcasts or Wondery+ on the Wondery app. The series is widely available everywhere else you get your podcasts. Subscribe to 48 Hours+: https://apple.co/4aEgENo Subscribe to Wondery+: https://wondery.com/plus/ See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:02:58

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Post Mortem | The Detective’s Wife

5/7/2024
Producers Marie Hegwood and Morgan Canty share exclusive interview audio and tackle your most pressing questions about the case of Amy Fanion, whose husband Brian, a local police detective, was charged with her murder. The team discusses his suspicious internet searches about gunshot residue and addresses the surprising letter of support for Brian signed by the victim's family. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:23:55

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The Detective’s Wife

5/6/2024
Police investigate one of their own when a detective becomes a suspect in the shooting death of his wife. Nikki Battiste reports. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:25

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Follow the Money

5/2/2024
In April 2006, Andrew Kissel, a real estate mogul who had embezzled more than $40 million, was found tied up and stabbed to death in the basement of his Greenwich, Connecticut mansion, just days before he was to plead guilty for his crimes. Police suspected his driver and confidant, Carlos Trujillo, who was the last person to see Andrew alive. “48 Hours" correspondent Erin Moriarty reports. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 9/4/2010. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:40:17

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Post Mortem | Kristen Trickle: Autopsy of the Mind

4/30/2024
Join Correspondent Erin Moriarty and Producers Asena Basak and Iris Carreras as they discuss the suicide-turned-homicide case of Kristen Trickle. They delve deeper into the text messages between her and her husband, Colby, which prosecutors alleged showed his motive for murder. They also cover why Colby claimed he needed to buy a life-size sex doll with the insurance money he received after Kristen’s death. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:24:34

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Kristen Trickle: Autopsy of the Mind

4/29/2024
A Kansas woman is found dying from a gunshot wound. Evidence at the scene doesn’t add up, so a prosecutor gets creative. Correspondent Erin Moriarty reports. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:04

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Tacoma Confidential

4/25/2024
A report on corruption and a cover-up by city officials of Tacoma, Wash., focusing on David Brame, the city’s police chief. After 11 years of marriage, David's wife Crystal filed for a divorce. John Hathaway, who operated the website, "The New Takhoman," anonymously received the divorce papers, which contained details about the couple’s marriage, including allegations of sexual demands, abuse and death threats. John published the information, titled “Tacoma Confidential,” and the story made headlines. Shortly afterwards, David shot Crystal in the head and then turned the gun on himself. This classic "48 Hours" episode last aired on 6/9/2004. Watch all-new episodes of “48 Hours” on Saturdays, and stream on demand on Paramount+. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:37