The Convict Bridegroom And His Aged Wife

AN EYE FOR AN EYE

A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring the criminal justice system at its most extreme: Inflicting the Death Penalty…

The Mahoney Trunk Murder of Seattle

Episode 194 takes place in the Pacific Northwest when an elderly wealthy widow marries a man fresh out of Walla Walla prison, then disappears on their honeymoon two months later. I think we know where this is going, and yeah, it’s not gonna end well.



  • Theme music performed by Dave Sams and Rachel Schott, engineered by David Hisch at Third Street Music.
  • Some incidental music by Chuck Wiggins
  • Media management by Sean R. Jones
  • Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun

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Snakes On The Witness Stand

AN EYE FOR AN EYE —

A special edition of Yesterday’s News exploring the criminal justice system at its most extreme: Inflicting the Death Penalty…

The Trial Of Rattlesnake James, The Red-Headed Bluebeard

Episode 192 gets a bit epic, but it’s the story that keeps on giving, with two botched murders and moral charges to boot, and things go from crazy to crazier when they bring a pair of rattlers named Lethal and Lightning into the courtroom.



  • Theme music performed by Dave Sams and Rachel Schott, engineered by David Hisch at Third Street Music
  • Media management by Sean R. Jones
  • Production assistance by Emily Simer Braun

Clips:

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