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Ever wonder what murder took place on todays date in true crime history? If so, sit back and grab a cup of coffee as you enjoy your daily dose of TC goodness. Your host, Korina Biemesderfer, guides you through history with tales of murder, abduction, serial killers, crimes of passion, cults and more in this short form daily true crime podcast with over 600 episodes and counting. Recently featured in Marie Claire USA and AU as a 2020 Must Listen.
 
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December 1st: Daniel LaPlante Kills (1987) Some truths are stranger than fiction and some stories almost seem too far-fetched to take place in the real world. On December 1st 1987 a young man brutally took the lives of a pregnant woman and her children. And, while his crimes were horrific, it was his bizarre behavior beforehand that cemented his na…
 
This Episode is sponsored by Better Help Get 10% off your first month with betterhelp.com/morningcup November 30th: Lowell Lee Andrews Dies (1962) Finding out a person’s motive for murder can give us a small look into a killer psyche that we may have otherwise never seen. On November 30th 1962 a man was executed for his crime and, though he claims …
 
This Episode is sponsored by Better Help Get 10% off your first month with betterhelp.com/morningcup November 29th: Burke and Hare’s First Victim(1827) Today’s story is the stuff of true crime legends. On November 29th 1827 two men, quite by chance, started a life of crime that would, in a matter of months, turn into a full blown killing spree. MER…
 
November 27th: Barbara Precht Dies (2006) There are approximately 40,000 unidentified descendants in the United States alone so, with that staggering number, any and all identifications seems like the victory you feel when you place that final piece in a long and complicated puzzle. However sometimes the identity of a Jane or John Doe can lead to m…
 
November 26th: Gary Heidnik’s First Victim (1986) Today’s story is a rough one. While it can be argued that all of these stories are horrific, this one, in my opinion, takes the cake. On November 26th 1986 a man abducted his first victim and, at the end of his hideous crimes, became the inspiration for a movie serial killer that haunts the memories…
 
Health Minister Doctor Joe Phaahla, says there is a possibility of an inter-provincial travel ban this festive season as a result of the rising number of COVID-19 infections. More than 2-thousand 8-hundred cases were recorded today, with 12 deaths. More than 80-percent of the new infections are in Gauteng. However the Health Department says the new…
 
The South African government will hold high level talks this weekend on how to respond to the new Coronavirus variant. There are already concerns of a possible national lockdown -- and how this could have a devastating impact on local and international travel as well as tourism. The United Kingdom has already imposed a travel ban on visitors from s…
 
November 26th: Gary Heidnik’s First Victim (1986) Today’s story is a rough one. While it can be argued that all of these stories are horrific, this one, in my opinion, takes the cake. On November 26th 1986 a man abducted his first victim and, at the end of his hideous crimes, became the inspiration for a movie serial killer that haunts the memories…
 
How do you take an entire year and extract from it the people who mattered the most to the country: who did something extraordinary that improved the lives of others; who gave us hope, joy and faith in humanity; who made us laugh, cry, and feel collectively better about ourselves; or who did something so out of left field that it floored us all? Go…
 
November 25th: Charles Heard Kills (2008) You may never know what the catalyst for a crime really is. Sometimes it’s love, sometimes it’s hatred, and sometimes it’s revenge. But, not all cases are driven by emotion. On November 5th 2008 a man was killed outside a bar by a complete stranger who, when it was all said and done, simply wanted the neckl…
 
November 24th: Michael Hanline Released (2014) Very few criminals will take the blame for the crimes they commited. Almost all will claim their innocence and say that they don’t belong behind prison walls. On November 24th 2014 a man was released from prison after more than 35 years of claiming his innocence. A man who, like so many, was wrongfully…
 
November 23rd: Parkman-Webster Murder Case (1849) Today’s story has everything a person could ask for in an entertaining true crime tale. Described as the O.J Simpson trial of the 19th century, a murder that occured on November 23rd 1849 told the story of a rich, well known victim, a well-liked suspect, an unlikely hero, and a gruesome death that, …
 
Veteran journalist Joe Nocera’s neighbor in the Hamptons was a therapist named Ike. Ike counted celebrities and Manhattan elites as his patients. He’d host star-studded parties at his eccentric vacation house. But one summer, Joe discovered that Ike was gone and everything he’d thought he’d known about his neighbor -- and the house next door -- was…
 
November 22nd: Maggie Young Kills Children (1965) One may never know how they will react to motherhood until the child is placed into their arms. Some take it with stride while others fall into a depression that, as we are learning, is increasingly common amongst new mothers. On November 22nd 1965 a mother suffering from that all too common, and so…
 
November 21st: Jarno Sebastian Elg Kills (1998) Some stories have a layer of mystery that some find exciting and others find frustrating. On November 21st 1998 a murder occured in Finland that many consider the most gruesome homicide in Finnish history. With that title, you would assume there was a plethora of information but, as you are about to s…
 
November 20th: Shooting of Benjamin Marconi (2016) The relationship between citizens and law enforcement has evolved over the last handful of years. And, not necessarily for the better. On November 20th 2016 a man was gunned down while on duty by an unknown assailant with very little motive. An attack that was just a drop in the bucket in a time wh…
 
There has been an increase of over a thousand murders in South Africa between July and September this year, compared to the same period last year. This is an increase of just pover 20 percent. These figures were revealed during the release of the second quarter crime statistics, to members of parliament's Police Portfolio Committee. So has attempte…
 
World soccer governing body FIFA has confirmed that it will review South Africa's appeal for a replay with Ghana in World Cup qualifying. The South African Football Association has demanded an investigation after Bafana Bafana lost one-nil in a qualifier in a controversial fashion against Ghana, prompting SAFA officials to suspect the involvement o…
 
November is celebrated globally as Disability Awareness Month. It is estimated that 10% of the global population live with disabilities. While their able-bodied peers enjoy access to quality education and employment opportunities, people with disabilities receive less support and are often excluded from schooling, employment and broader society. Th…
 
November 19th: Mercy Hospital Shooting (2018) Domestic violence is something that far too many individuals have dealt with in their lifetime. But, for the most part, an act of domestic violence affects those closest to the situation. On November 19th 2018 a man arrived at his ex-fiance’s workplace with an anger that would affect, not just the coupl…
 
It's a hot-button issue in many western countries but just where did cancel culture come from and what are its ramifications? Writer James Button attempts to untangle this highly-politicised issue in conversation with acclaimed theatre director and playwright Wesley Enoch and Good Weekend editor Katrina Strickland. The podcast episode augments a th…
 
November 18th: Dardeen Family Murders (1987) As a parent, you want to make sure that, wherever you plan to lay down roots, it’s a place where your children can grow up safely. On November 18th 1987 a man who was trying to move his family away from a dangerous city found himself at the wrong end of a gun. A gun held by a murderer who, to this day an…
 
November 17th: Gerald and Charlene Gallego Arrested (1980) Two is better than one. Or, in the case of today’s story, two is much more dangerous than one. On November 17th 1980 a very dangerous couple was finally placed in police custody. A pair who, over the course of just 2 years, raped and killed 10 young girls and 1 young man. MERCH IS OUT NOW! …
 
This Episode is sponsored by Better Help Get 10% off your first month with betterhelp.com/morningcup November 16th: Anthony Perish Kills (2001) One mistake can land you in a world of trouble. On November 16th 2001 a man with a very long list of criminal offenses orchestrated the murder of a fellow convict. A murder that, after years of evading the …
 
This Episode is sponsored by Better Help Get 10% off your first month with betterhelp.com/morningcup November 15th: Irene Garza Born (1934) They say time heals all wounds. But, what if those wounds never saw a resolution? On November 15th 1934 a young woman was born who would be tragically ripped from the world as it was entering its peak. Leaving …
 
November 14th: David Spanbauer Arrested (1994) There are some criminals who deserve a chance at redemption and freedom. There are others who are far too dangerous to ever leave the confines of a prison cell. On November 14th 1994 a man was finally arrested who had, time and time again, been released from prison despite the dangers he posed to the c…
 
Old flames and new faves". #HappinessEverAfter brings together Khanyi Mbau, Renate Stuurman and Nambitha Ben-Mazwi for this tale of sisterhood, love and self-discovery. Released on Netflix this past Wednesday November 10th, the sequel to "Happiness is a Four-Letter Word" finds Zaza, Princess and Zim living new chapters of their lives amid loss, fam…
 
The Government Employee Pension Fund has announced that it has reached a market value of just over R2 Trillion since the start of the current 10 year cycle. The fund says last year alone its investments increased by R451 Billion amidst the economic turmoil caused by Covid. The fund has in the past been engulfed by reports of corruption due to poor …
 
Newly crowned Miss South Africa Lalela Mswane will represent South Africa in the Miss Universe pageant in Israel despite backlash from civil society groups. Calls are mounting for the beauty to pull out of the event because it is occurring in a country that has been accused of apartheid-like human rights crimes against the Palestinian people.…
 
November 13th: David Malcolm Gray Kills (1990) Gun control is a hot debate that, personally, I don’t see ending any time soon. It’s worth mentioning though, that the debate does not solely take place in the United States. On November 13th 1990 a man went on a shooting spree that sparked the debate, not in the US, but in New Zealand. MERCH IS OUT NO…
 
A number of countries in the continent are opting to reserve certain jobs and businesses for the locals. One of the most protectionist countries in the region used to be Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe had a 51% local ownership for all businesses. However, many Zimbabweans feels that the poor perfoming economy of their country is because of the protectionist po…
 
President Cyril Ramaphosa has paid tribute to the last apartheid era President, F.W De Klerk - hailing him for his contribution to South Africa's transition into a democratic state. De Klerk died of cancer at his Fresnaye home, in Cape Town yesterday morning. He was 85. Ramaphosa was speaking outside Parliament after Finance Minister, Enoch Godongw…
 
You have to have long-term and quick and short-term solutions at the same time". That was one of the key takeaways in a discussion with an international energy policy advisor on the current power crisis gripping the country. Ignacio Fernandez is a senior advisor at the primary electricity supply company in south California - the most populous state…
 
Electricity blackouts not only lead to frustration due to the unavailability of power, but many are forced to spend thousands to repair damaged electrical appliances or buy new ones. And if the appliances are not insured this could mean being without a flat-screen TV, computer, microwave, or fridge while trying to save some money. Johannesburg's Ci…
 
November 12th: Huang Yong Arrested (2003) When something happens to your child, you hope that the proper authorities will do anything to help you bring them home safely. On November 12th 2003 a man was arrested after police, who reportedly ignored the panicked cries of dozens of parents, finally captured a dangerous child murderer. MERCH IS OUT NOW…
 
Goodbye period shame and secrecy, farewell clunky sanitary products. Menstruation is out and proud in 2021, thanks to women in their 20s and 30s who will no longer hide this most basic of female bodily functions. The Sydney Morning Herald senior writer Jacqueline Maley and Sydney University political economist Elizabeth Hill join Good Weekend edito…
 
November 11th: Eddie Polec Attacked (1994) Sometimes a verdict can be met with a lot of anger and resentment. On November 11th 1994 a young man was caught in the crosshairs of an angry mob and, when the trial for his killers eventually came to a close, many were left shocked and believing the court system may have gotten something wrong. Wikipedia,…
 
November 10th: Abel Clemmons Kills (1805) Mental health, while widely spoken about in modern times, did not always have a place in the world and in day to day conversations. In fact, living in the early 1800s with mental illness could be extremely dangerous. On November 10th 1805 a man who was, by today's standards, clearly suffering from mental il…
 
November 9th: Tammy Alexander Killed (1976) It’s incredibly interesting finding out what small, seemingly inconsequential piece of evidence can break open even the most cold of cases. On November 9th 1976 a young girl was murdered and left in a cornfield only to have her case grow cold for around 35 years. And, though her murderer has yet to be fou…
 
| Killer Psyche is a new weekly true crime podcast from Wondery that explores the minds behind infamous killers and criminals. They cover high-profile cases that have shocked the world, and host Candice Delong uses her five decades of experience as a clinical psychiatric nurse and FBI Criminal Profiler to dissect the motivations and behaviors of th…
 
November 8th: Campbell County High School Shooting (2005) It’s hard to imagine a child as a cold hearted killer. But, with events like today’s on the rise, it seems to be a pill we are being forced to swallow. On November 8th 2005 a 15 year old boy walked into his school armed with a gun he stole from his father. A boy who would leave the body of a…
 
November 7th: Thousand Oak Shooting (2018) There are certain places in the world where the people living there feel as though they found a safe haven in a world of death and destruction. On November 7th 2018 a mass shooting happened at a place in California known as one of the nation’s safest cities. A shooting that took the lives of 13 citizens wh…
 
City of Johannesburg's City Power has threatened legal action if Eskom did not heed its call to exempt Joburg residents from the lower stages of loadshedding. The City had written a letter to Eskom to notify it of the added capacity and thus requesting exemption from loadshedding. The municipality had recently secured additional power supply capaci…
 
November 6th: The Murder of Kylie Maybury (1984) In the world we live in now, it’s impossible to imagine letting our young children walk the streets alone to a local store. But, in the 80s, it was a common occurrence. On November 6th 1984 a young girl was snatched off the streets and straight into the headlines after going to a local store to get h…
 
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