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California’s crime files are filled with victims’ stories, novel legal strategies, and forensic innovations that help future generations of investigators and  prosecutors hold criminals accountable, and exonerate the innocent.

Join us, and our host Anne Marie Schubert, to hear from the prosecutors, investigators, forensic experts, and victims from those crime files, who have changed the course of criminal justice.
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Episode 108

Kidnap/Murder of 7-Month pregnant Eva Chu

Eva Chu was raped and kidnapped by Joseph Aguyao in 1979. He would go on to murder her and her unborn baby. This became one of the most sought after Cold Cases in the history of the Sacramento Police Department. Anne Marie recounts the events and forensic technology that led to the arrest with retired veteran detective, Dick Woods. Dana Chu, surviving daughter shares the impact on the Chu family decades later. (Originally aired 13May22)
Witness - 
Dick Woods
38 MIN
5/13/2022

Episode 107

The People vs. John Doe

Anne Marie talks with Assistant Chief Deputy District Attorney Amy Holliday, retired Sacramento Sheriff Cold Case Investigator Micki Links, and Sacramento Police Department Detective Shaun McGovern about the People vs. John Doe case, and how innovative use of the law has brought rapists like Mark Manteuffel to justice, after 30 years of eluding capture. (Originally aired 16April22)
Witness - 
Amy Holiday, Mickey Links, Shawn McGovern
68 MIN
4/16/2022

Episode 106

The San Diego Cold Cases Jodi Serrin & Barbara Beck

Anne Marie is joined by the parents of Jodi Serrin, a 39 year-old victim of sexual assault and murder from 2007. While a cold case for more than 10 years, it was DNA technology that ultimately brought her killer to justice after he committed suicide. San Diego District Attorney, Summer Stephan, highlights the work of the San Diego Police Department's cold case division with 43 year veteran Anthony Meli. Collectively, they share the impacts of horrific crimes, like the Barbara Beck case, on the San Diego communities and how advancements in forensics are changing investigations dating back to the 1960's. (Originally aired 11March22)
Witness - 
Summer Stephan, Anthony Meli, Arthur & Lois Serrin
53 MIN
3/11/2022

Episode 105

The Disappearance and Murder of Christie Wilson

In this episode, Anne Marie focuses on how forensic evidence and DNA helped identify and convict Mario Garcia for the murder of Christie Wilson. She is joined by Christie’s mother, Debbie Boyd, lead investigators Nuno Tavares and Don Murchison, and Placer County DA Morgan Gire. (Originally aired 4Feb22)
Witness - 
Debbie Boyd, Nuno Tavares, Don Murchison, Morgan Gire
97 MIN
2/4/2022

Episode 104-2

The Exoneration of Ricky Davis - pt. 2

Experts talk with Anne Marie to break down the forensics and innovation that helped to exonerate wrongly convicted Ricky Davis. They include the investigators, crime lab officials, and district attorneys from the case. (Originally aired 21Jan21)
Witness - 
Kirk Campbell, Monica Czaikowski, Vern Pierson, Angel Shaw
74 MIN
1/21/2022

Episode 104-1

The Exoneration of Ricky Davis - pt. 1

Ricky Davis spent 16 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, turning his life, his family, and his future upside down. Anne Marie talks with Ricky and his lawyer Melissa O'Connell of The Northern California Innocence Project, about the use of DNA technology used to exonerate Ricky Davis. (Originally aired 7Jan22)
Witness - 
Ricky Davis, Melissa O'Connell
60 MIN
1/7/2022

Episode 103-4

Golden State Killer - pt. 4 Team Justice

In the fourth and final episode of the Golden State Killer series, Anne Marie speaks with acclaimed Deputy District Attorneys Kelly Duncan, Thien Ho, Amy Holliday, Cheryl Temple, Dave Alavezos and Deborah Lloyd as they recount DeAngelo’s trial and sentencing. (Originally aired 22Dec21)
Witness - 
Kelly Duncan, Thien Ho, Amy Holliday, Cheryl Temple, Dave Alavezos, & Deborah Lloyd
74 MIN
12/22/2021

Episode 103-3

Golden State Killer - pt. 3 Warriors for Justice

Anne Marie talks with survivors of the Golden State Killer who now serve as inspiration for other sexual assault victims. (Originally aired 10Dec21)
Witness - 
Bonnie Colwell/Carol Daly/Kris Pedretti/Gay Hardwick
76 MIN
12/10/2021

Episode 103-2

Golden State Killer - pt. 2 Prop 69

Anne Marie is joined by Bruce and Ron Harrington who led the movement for Prop 69. This law changed the face of crime solving with DNA technology and helped to find 'the needle in the haystack' to bring the Golden State Killer to justice. Jill Spriggs recounts pivotal developments in investigations and subsequent cases. (Originally aired 29Nov21)
Witness - 
Bruce & Ron Harrington / Jill Spriggs
48:26
11/19/2021

Episode 103-1

Golden State Killer - pt. 1 True Detectives

In the first insertion, Anne Marie takes listeners inside The Golden State Killer case. Recounting the behind the scenes, investigation and prosecution of Joseph DeAngelo. He was responsible for one of the most horrific and notorious criminal cases in California’s history. Members of "Team Justice" examine the unique techniques, innovative ideas and inspirational stories that came out of this case. Audio credit: Center for Sacramento History, KCRA TV and KOVR TV Film Collection (Originally aired: 29Oct21)
Witness - 
Paul Holes, Kirk Campbell, Monica Czajkowski and Ken Clark
74 MIN
10/29/2021

Episode 102

The Grim Sleeper - Lonnie David Franklin, Jr.

Anne Marie recounts one of California's most notorious cases with retired detectives, Paul Coulter and Dennis Kilcoyne and forensic scientist, Jill Spriggs. They discuss the investigation and arrest of Lonnie David Franklin Jr., better known by the nickname Grim Sleeper. This serial killer was responsible for at least ten murders and one attempted murder in Los Angeles, California from 1985 to 2007. (Originally aired 22Oct21)
Witness - 
Paul Coulter, Dennis Kilcoyne, and Jill Spriggs
64 MIN
10/22/2021

Episode 101

People v. Scott Allan Wright

In late 1993, Wright moved from Rockford, Illinois to a neighborhood in Suisun City, Solano County, to live with his father. Shortly thereafter, two victims were raped or sexually assaulted nearby.
Witness - 
Kurtis Cardwell
42 MIN
9/25/2021
Anne Marie Schubert currently serves as the District Attorney for Sacramento County, is an internationally recognized law enforcement leader, and most well-known for her successful prosecutions in cases such as the Golden State Killer, the Second Story Rapist, Californian unemployment fraud (EDD), and other well-known criminal cases.