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Cold Case Files

True Crime

Based on the iconic, Emmy-nominated series on A&E, this show explores some of the most difficult-to-solve murders, which stymied investigators and went cold, sometimes for decades. In fact, one-third of all murders in America remain open. But thanks to dogged investigators and breakthroughs in forensic technology, these cases become part of the rare 1% of cold cases that are ever solved. Cold Case Files is hosted by Paula Barros.

Location:

United States

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True Crime

Description:

Based on the iconic, Emmy-nominated series on A&E, this show explores some of the most difficult-to-solve murders, which stymied investigators and went cold, sometimes for decades. In fact, one-third of all murders in America remain open. But thanks to dogged investigators and breakthroughs in forensic technology, these cases become part of the rare 1% of cold cases that are ever solved. Cold Case Files is hosted by Paula Barros.

Language:

English


Episodes
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The Baiting Game

5/28/2024
Investigators in Virginia have a the body of a murdered sailor, prime suspects and a timeline that fits their narrative, but they will still need patience to see justice served. Progressive: Progressive.com ZocDoc: Check out Zocdoc.com/CCF and download the Zocdoc app for free!

Duration:00:44:14

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I SURVIVED: I Just Kept Screaming and Kicking

5/25/2024
Frankin and his wife are aboard an aircraft that gets hijacked and rerouted towards Australia. After running out of fuel the plane attempts an emergency water landing that sends it tumbling. Jeff and Frank are firefighters sent out to rescue a group of fishermen stranded on an ice sheet on Lake St. Clair. After the ice breaks apart the men all go into the water, risking not only hypothermia but pulverization from the massive blocks of ice crashing together. Connie lives with her husband George on a rural property in Tyler, Texas when three men invade their home. George is shot and killed before Connie is assaulted and beaten multiple times. Huggies: Head to Huggies.com to learn more! Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. Rosetta Stone: Don’t put off learning that language - there’s no better time than RIGHT NOW to get started! For a very limited time, I Survived listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s Lifetime Membership for 50% off! Visit rosettastone.com/survived

Duration:00:46:24

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Man's Best Friend

5/21/2024
A 911 call for a house on fire leads to the discovery of a dead body in the home and the remains of the occupants dog in a shed outback. 6 years after the case had gone cold, DNA evidence from man’s best friend gives investigators the proof they need. Hydrow: Head over to Hydrow.com and use code COLDCASE to save up to five hundred dollars! Progressive: Progressive.com Rosetta Stone: Cold Case Files listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s lifetime membership for 50% off when you go to RosettaStone.com/coldcase Shopify - Sign up for a one-dollar-per-month trial period at Shopify.com/coldcase and take your retail business to the next level today! ZocDoc: Check out Zocdoc.com/CCF and download the Zocdoc app for free!

Duration:00:28:12

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I SURVIVED: I Just Can't Get Over The Look In His Eyes

5/18/2024
Rudrani is with a meditation group in Mumbai India when terrorists attack the hotel she is staying at. Shot in the arm and leg, Rudrani is left for dead after witnessing the deaths of the other members of her group. Tracey is 14 years on when her house catches fire in the early hours of the mourning. Tracey wakes her 11-year-old brother but the two are unable to make it out of the house before they pass out from smoke inhalation. Teresa’s husband Scott is electrocuted at work changing his personality into an aggressive and controlling partner. When their marriage is unable to survive the strain of Scott’s behavior, he attempts to kill Teresa and himself. Huggies: Head to Huggies.com to learn more! June’s Journey: Discover your inner detective when you download June’s Journey for free today on IOS and Android! Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. Viator: Download the Viator app now and use code VIATOR10 for 10% off your first booking in the app! Find the perfect travel experience for you! Do more with Viator.

Duration:00:43:53

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The Missing Informant

5/14/2024
After confidential informant Christine Elkins disappears before she can testify against her former boss, the trail goes cold. Six years later, when the case is reopened, it is a team of scientists and divers with a specialty in finding clandestine graves that proves to be the difference. Apartments.com: To find whatever you’re searching for and more visit apartments.com the place to find a place. Gravity Defyer Shoes: Experience ultimate comfort and pain relief at gdefy.com and use code Coldcase for $30 off orders of $150 or more! Progressive: Progressive.com

Duration:00:29:50

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I SURVIVED: I Could Just Feel My Skin Almost Blistering

5/11/2024
Mary is a 15-year-old hitchhiking in Florida when the man who gives her a ride sexually assaults her, cuts her arms off and throws her off a cliff leaving her for dead. Brooke is pregnant when she, along with her daughter, goes to visit her own parents in Marysville Australia. When a massive wildfire breaks out Mary and her father are separated from her mother and daughter as all parties desperately seek shelter. Sharene’s ex-boyfriend won’t take no for an answer nor accept the end of the relationship. When Sharene finally relents and gets back with the man, a drug fueled rage leads him to stab her multiple times. Huggies: Head to Huggies.com to learn more! June’s Journey: Discover your inner detective when you download June’s Journey for free today on IOS and Android! Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. Rosetta Stone: Don’t put off learning that language - there’s no better time than RIGHT NOW to get started! For a very limited time, I Survived listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s Lifetime Membership for 50% off! Visit rosettastone.com/survived

Duration:00:47:30

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The Flashlight Rapist

5/7/2024
A Serial rapist is terrorizing Louisville, Kentucky as he blinds his victims by holding a mini-flashlight in his mouth. When he drops the tool after a victim’s boyfriend chases him from their home, a DNA profile is developed from saliva and his days as a free man are numbered. Sponsors: Apartments.com: To find whatever you’re searching for and more visit apartments.com the place to find a place. Hydrow: Head over to Hydrow.com and use code COLDCASE to save up to five hundred dollars! Progressive: Progressive.com Rosetta Stone: Cold Case Files listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s lifetime membership for 50% off when you go to RosettaStone.com/coldcase

Duration:00:24:07

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I SURVIVED: The Blood Was Just Pouring Out Of My Neck

5/4/2024
Scott and Sean are enjoying a fishing trip on the Appalachian Trail when they meet a stranger and share dinner. After dinner, however, the man in their company pulls out a gun and proceeds to shoots both men. Stacey and her best friend have recently moved into their first apartment when a man breaks in and proceeds to sexually assault the two of them. Timothy is walking his dog near his cabin in the woods when a grizzly bear attacks them. Prolon: Go to ProLonLife.com/Survived to get 10% off your 5-day nutrition program!

Duration:00:41:41

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The Missing Hunters

4/30/2024
Two Michigan hunters get in an altercation with local ne’er-do-wells the Duvalls. It ends with the long time friends beaten to death and fed to pigs. Sponsors: Apartments.com: To find whatever you’re searching for and more visit apartments.com the place to find a place. SimpliSafe: Right now, get 20% off any new SimpliSafe system with Fast Protect Monitoring at SimpliSafe.com/COLDCASE There’s No Safe Like SimpliSafe.

Duration:00:31:57

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I SURVIVED: I'm Either Going To Take A Round Or That Bomb Is Gonna Go Off

4/27/2024
Gwen is a librarian and Lloyd is a Sheriff’s deputy, both are among the 18 hostages held captive by an armed assailant with a dead man’s switch in a Salt Lake City library. Rose discovers she is with child shortly before an intense storm leads to an industrial accident at sea, mangling her legs and endangering her pregnancy. After ending her abusive marriage, Kelly finds herself in even more danger when her ex-husband stalks and eventually shoots her. Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. Rosetta Stone: Don’t put off learning that language - there’s no better time than RIGHT NOW to get started! For a very limited time, I Survived listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s Lifetime Membership for 50% off! Visit rosettastone.com/survived

Duration:00:45:46

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Secret Twin

4/23/2024
A young man grapples with memories of an unaccounted for twin sister sparking a conversation with his other sister and eventually an investigation. Sponsors: Hydrow: Head over to Hydrow.com and use code COLDCASE to save up to five hundred dollars! Prolon: Go to Prolonlife.com/coldcase right now for 10% off your 5 day nutrition program. Rosetta Stone: Cold Case Files listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s lifetime membership for 50% off when you go to RosettaStone.com/coldcase ZocDoc: Check out Zocdoc.com/CCF and download the Zocdoc app for free!

Duration:00:27:48

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I Thought He Was Killing My Son

4/20/2024
After their California home was invaded over a case of mistaken identity Darren and Chastity’s ordeal only worsens as their 11 year old son arrives and joins their captivity. Ryan works in a train yard in Pennsylvania, when the breaks fail on multiple gasoline tankers Ryan has to act quick to stop an explosion that could spread toxic fumes for miles. Julie is a realtor in Florida showing a group of listings to who she believes is a potential buyer but in fact is a convicted criminal with a plan to assault not only Julie but female relaters as a whole. Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. Viator: Download the Viator app now and use code VIATOR10 for 10% off your first booking in the app! Find the perfect travel experience for you! Do more with Viator.

Duration:00:47:09

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Officer Down

4/16/2024
23 years after Atlanta policeman Sam Guy is slain moonlighting as security, investigators finally get the tip they need to charge the two men Sam’s son David, also a police officer, suspected all along. Sponsors: Apartments.com: To find whatever you’re searching for and more visit apartments.com the place to find a place. Hydrow: Head over to Hydrow.com and use code COLDCASE to save up to five hundred dollars! Progressive: Progressive.com

Duration:00:30:58

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I SURVIVED: If I Play Dead He Wouldn't Shoot Me Again

4/13/2024
Lonnie rekindles an old relationship only for her beau to take credit cards out in her name and when she confronts him about it he shoots her in the head. Rulon is an olympic wrestler and gold medalist out or a day of snowmobiling with friends when he gets lost and submerged in freezing water. Now his greatest adversary is the hypothermia looking to end his career and his life. Stanley is on a night out in Manhattan when he is abducted and held at gunpoint. Over the next couple days the abductors attempt to remove $50,000 using Stanley’s ATM card. Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. Rosetta Stone: Don’t put off learning that language - there’s no better time than RIGHT NOW to get started! For a very limited time, I Survived listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s Lifetime Membership for 50% off! Visit rosettastone.com/survived

Duration:00:48:51

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Fire Flicks

4/9/2024
A home video found wrapped inside a coat along the side of a California freeway documents a teenager’s disturbing crimes and breathes life into the hunt for a serial arsonist. Sponsors: Progressive: Progressive.com Rosetta Stone: Cold Case Files listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s lifetime membership for 50% off when you go to RosettaStone.com/coldcase

Duration:00:22:56

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I SURVIVED: I Chose to Fight That Day

4/6/2024
Dorothy is leaving the grocery store with her daughters when they are attacked by a pair of young men who rape Dorothy and shoot her in the head. Jim is out picking blueberries alone and without his cellphone when he is bitten by a rattlesnake. Bud and Katrina are each enjoying a day on the Menominee river with their friends when a man in camouflage opens fire with a rifle. Progressive: Multitask right now. Quote your car insurance at Progressive.com to join the over 28 million drivers who trust Progressive. Prolon: Go to ProLonLife.com/Survived to get 10% off your 5-day nutrition program! Prose: Take your FREE in-depth hair consultation and get 50% off your first subscription order today PLUS 15% off and free shipping every subscription order after that! Go to Prose.com/survive

Duration:00:44:41

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Reconstructing Murder

4/2/2024
Advances in forensic modeling helps investigators identify a murder victim whose skin was stripped from her head, neck and legs. However, it’s a specially trained dog with a nose for blood that proves to be the prosecution’s smoking gun. Sponsors: Progressive: Progressive.com

Duration:00:30:27

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I SURVIVED: I Felt The Worst Pain You Couldn't Fathom

3/30/2024
14 year old Reagan's trip to the beach with her friend Lynn takes an unimaginable turn when they are picked up by a pair of cousins on a spree of rape and murder. Gary and Scott are colleagues in the Alaska air national guard. After a mostly unsuccessful hunting trip the pair must survive a crash, third degree burns and the risk of hypothermia. Rosetta Stone: Don’t put off learning that language - there’s no better time than RIGHT NOW to get started! For a very limited time, I Survived listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s Lifetime Membership for 50% off! Visit rosettastone.com/survived

Duration:00:41:09

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Deadly Divorce

3/26/2024
After his mother goes to meet up with his ex-step father and doesn’t make it home, a Colorado teen fears the worst. Despite his suspicions from the outset, it takes Brett Ludwig 24 years and a blood donation to finally help police catch his mother’s murderer. Sponsors: Prolon: Go to Prolonlife.com/coldcase right now for 10% off your 5 day nutrition program. Rosetta Stone: Cold Case Files listeners can get Rosetta Stone’s lifetime membership for 50% off when you go to RosettaStone.com/coldcase ZocDoc: Check out Zocdoc.com/CCF and download the Zocdoc app for free!

Duration:00:27:42

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A Sealed Fate

3/19/2024
37 years after his first killing, a career criminal is finally brought to justice. DNA collected from saliva on sealed envelopes connects the unsuspecting murderer to a series of vicious attacks spanning multiple states and decades. Sponsors: Hydrow: Head over to Hydrow.com and use code COLDCASE to save up to five hundred dollars!

Duration:00:28:47