Created with Sketch.
Killinois With Bird and Cam
63 minutes | Jan 18, 2021
Molly Young Part 2
Cam and Bird are back to examine the death of Molly Young, the Carbondale Police Department and Jackson County's inability to hold person-of-interest Ritchie Minton accountable, and how new developments may give the Young family long-awaited justice.
59 minutes | Jan 12, 2021
The Unexplained Death of Molly Young Part One
This week, Cam and Bird cover the tragic, unexplained 2012 death of Molly Young, a woman from Carbondale, Illinois found shot to death in the home of her on-and-off again boyfriend, Richard "Ritchie" Minton. Police promptly ruled out foul play; however, Molly's death presented far too many questions than answers, with many believing that Minton knows a lot more than he is letting on. In the first of two parts, we examine the timeline leading up to Molly Young's untimely death and Ritchie Minton's possible capability.
43 minutes | Dec 17, 2020
Rod Blagojevich Part 2
In part 2, Bird and Cam tackle the fall of Rod Blagojevich, convicted in 2011 after a levy of corruption charges. Hear how the disgraced politician found a savior in President Donald Trump, leading to Blagojevich's release from federal prison in early 2020.
38 minutes | Dec 17, 2020
Rod Blagojevich Part 1
This week, Bird and Cam discusses the story of Rod Blagojevich, who rose from obscurity to become the governor of Illinois, only to fumble the bag, being President Barack Obama's vacant United States Senate seat, in epic proportions!
45 minutes | Sep 4, 2020
On August 22nd 2016, Deborah Dewey, a native of Spring Valley, Illinois, disappeared without a trace. Three weeks later, she would be found dead, the victim of a gruesome murder, before being senselessly buried under 13 inches of manure. A prompt investigation ensued, leading down the path of her brother-in-law, Clifford Anderson. What caused Clifford to commit such a heinous crime?
68 minutes | May 28, 2020
In light of recent events involving systematic brutality faced by POC concerning law enforcement, this week's episode covers former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge. Burge supervised the mental and physical torture of over a hundred of criminal suspects, resulting in a plethora of wrongful convictions between the 1970's and 1990's. We look back at how the misdeeds of Burge and his officers contributed to a prevailing aura of distrust within minority communities towards the Chicago Police Department.
43 minutes | Apr 29, 2020
Robert "Yummy" Sandifer
This week, we’re talking about the tragic story of Robert “Yummy” Sandifer, an 11-year-old who, after committing a gang-initiated murder in 1994, sparked a manhunt unlike anything the city of Chicago had seen before or since.
61 minutes | Apr 4, 2020
October, 1994: Eric Morse, a five-year-old, is thrown 14 stories off a high rise building in the Ida B. Wells Homes. The assailants? An 11-year-old juvenile offender and his 10-year-old friend. But why? We look back on this harrowing story that angered not just a city, but a nation, filled with the after effects of urban decay, the plight of inner-city youth violence and the ever-apparent gray spots within the criminal justice system
48 minutes | Mar 25, 2020
This week, we discuss the 1976 murder of 16-year-old Pamela Maurer, who was found strangled alongside a lonely road in Lisle, Illinois. The case remained cold for 44 years, until forensic ingenuity and a genealogy website help cracked an unsolved mystery.
67 minutes | Feb 13, 2020
On September 9th, 2017, surveillance video captured 19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins wandering unto a little corner in the kitchen of the Crown Plaza Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois. She was never seen alive again. Her death spawned a social media outcry, that there was more to the story of Kenneka's final moments than met the eye. So we ask, was this a case of foul play? Or a tragic accident?
52 minutes | Jan 17, 2020
The first episode of 2020 deep dives in the story of Paula Sims, an Alton, Illinois woman who, in a span of three years, murdered her two newborn daughters in the late 1980's. What caused this mother to snuff out the life she recently brought into the world?
24 minutes | Nov 28, 2019
Benoit and Snuka with Michael Knorr of Squared Circle Squares
Michael Knorr of Squared Circle Squares and Bird talks more about Snuka, alongside the eerie similarities of Chris Benoit and the overarching theme of safety in wrestling
76 minutes | Nov 28, 2019
This week's Thanksgiving episode touches on Jimmy Snuka, one of the most revered professional wrestlers in the 1980's, famous for his high-flying ability that won him numerous championships, fistful of dollars and adoring fans around the world. However, Snuka was the center of a mystery surrounding the suspicious death of his girlfriend, Nancy Argentino. Did Snuka murder Nancy? Did Snuka's boss, WWE owner Vince McMahon, cover it up?
39 minutes | Nov 24, 2019
Michael Kazecki, Robert Utter, Starved Rock Updates
Bird and Cam dive in recent updates concerning three cases covered in prior episodes: will Robert Utter's suspected killer be psychologically fit to stand trial? Michael Kazecki, the Joliet high school teacher accused of beating his wife to death, enjoying 15 months paid administrative leave while being free on bail with no trial in sight; and after nearly 60 years in prison, the man convicted of the 1960 Starved Rock murders granted parole last week. Like, Share, Comment!!
80 minutes | Sep 10, 2019
Jeffrey Dahmer Pt. 2
The second part in the life and crimes of infamous serial killer and cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer(1960-1994), responsible for the murders of 17 men from 1978-1991. We take a deep dive to figure out what part of the human nature drives to unprecedented amounts of inhumanity.
54 minutes | Sep 10, 2019
Jeffrey Dahmer Pt.1
Jeffrey Dahmer Pt.1 by Alex Camp
83 minutes | Jun 25, 2019
O.J. Simpson Pt.2
O.J. Simpson Pt.2 by Alex Camp
88 minutes | Jun 16, 2019
O.J Simpson by Alex Camp
52 minutes | Jun 5, 2019
Jayme Closs by Alex Camp
52 minutes | Jun 2, 2019
On Feburary 28th, 1963, Alderman Benjamin Lewis of the 24th Ward Chicago City Council was killed in his office. 56 years later, the case remains unsolved. Who killed the alderman? Was it angry clients who were stifled out of insurance claims? Was it a jilted wife, or numerous lovers tired of Lewis’ womanizing? Was it the police in an effort to intimidate other black leaders of the 24th ward who dare think different? Or maybe was it Stanley Kuczynski, the criminal who probably knew too much, and paid the price via associates of political rivals/ gambling bosses aiming to retain the status quo of the aura of the impenetrable political machine?
Terms of Service
Do Not Sell My Personal Information
© Stitcher 2022