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Quick Q&A With Sarah Koenig

“The toughest part is when I’m reporting and I don’t know if it’s leading anywhere. Is there a question that’s worth answering, and even if there is, am I going to be able to answer it with intelligence?”

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Next In Line: The Burger Chef Murders

For people living in Indianapolis in 1978, the year must have seemed like the last they’d ever see.

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The Couple Investigating The Death Of Their Daughter

Jessie Whitehouse was shot in her home last fall, and IMPD hasn’t yet publicly identified a suspect.

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A Lawyer’s Look At The Mike Tyson Rape Trial

At least 15 critical mistakes led directly to Tyson’s conviction.

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A Dream Engagement Turned Nightmare

“Now I look back, and I don’t believe anything she told me.”

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Big City Problems: Danger Zone?

“Property crimes are the most common type,” says district commander Karen Arnett, “specifically thefts from vehicles.” Not surprising, given the 90,000-plus parking spaces downtown.

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Granddad Gone Bad

Chris Carlson left Indianapolis with his three grandsons for a male-bonding adventure in the Grand Canyon. Then he went to prison.

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IM Crime Files: In the Name of the Father

“We are all defined by our fathers,” says Bishop T. Garrett Benjamin of Mmoja Ajabu. “Everything we do in life is either in honor of, or in reaction to them.”

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The Long Con

Phil Ferguson pulled off one of the biggest frauds in Indiana history, duping clients out of millions of dollars and staying one step ahead of the law.

Kristine Bunch won freedom in 2012.
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When Will Kristine Bunch Be Free?

After one son died in a house fire, Kristine Bunch of Greensburg did 16 years for murder and arson while separated from her other child. Eventually she won a grueling fight for freedom and a chance to be a mother again. But some things, she discovered, were lost forever.

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Dear Kate: Living with Grief

Ten years have passed since I last brushed Kate’s hair from her cheek. I’m not the same person I was then, and I know now I never will be. But I do the best I can with the life I have now.

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Mean Streets

Maciej didn’t know there was another man in the house, behind him. A deafening blast rang against the walls.

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Looking Back On Indiana’s Most Infamous Crime, 50 Years Later

The details of her demise, revealed at the 1966 trial, defy belief. Here, a peek at the lives of the participants in the murder of Sylvia Likens 50 years later.

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What’s Next for Jared Fogle

“In three months, he will know his fate.”

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The Proposal

If nothing else, the doctor is guilty of hubris. “He’s a brilliant guy—obviously a very high IQ,” says Embrey. “He may have been a very good surgeon. But he’s shown he’s not a very good criminal.”

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