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CounterClock (Premieres January 16) An investigative journalist, Delia D'Ambra, revisits her small hometown on the coast of North Carolina to immerse herself into the 22-year-old cold-case murder of 33-year-old Denise Johnson. Her body was found inside of a burning house. The only way to understand Denise's story? To move counterclockwise in time, says Delia in the true-crime podcast's trailer. Premiering on January 16, 2020, this investigative audio series not only reveals new clues and features never-heard-before interviews, but even tracks down potential suspects in the process. Can it solve the mystery of who killed Denise Johnson? CounterClock

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Dig Fans of Netflix's Unbelievable will be similarly enthralled by this NPR podcast about a woman, Jen Sainato, who told Louisville police she was raped in January 2018. But instead of trying to arrest the suspect quickly, an officer on the scene that night didn't believe her. Despite the fact that a mans DNA was found in her rape kit, detectives weren't convinced that a crime had occurred. Then, a prosecutor rejected the case before an arrest was even under consideration. In the first season, consisting of four episodes, Dig spends a year delving into how rape cases are investigated in Louisvilleand why those unusual practices don't help keep people safe. NPR

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Red Ball Hosted by Ashley Flowers and developed with participation from the Indiana State Police, this new, four-part true-crime podcast takes listeners along the reinvestigation of an infamous unsolved case: the Burger Chef Murders. (FYI: Police call a high-profile case that draw media and political attention a "red ball.") The Burger Chef Murders describe the abduction and killing of Jayne Friedt, 20, the assistant manager of the Burger Chef fast-food restaurant. She and three teens (who also worked at the Burger Chef) were abducted at closing time and taken to a remote field in Johnson County. Their bodies were found two days later, but the case has gone unsolved for over four decades. Crime Junkie

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Disorganized Crime: Smuggler's Daughter When podcast host Rainbow Valentine discovers her artist mom and "businessman" dad were heavily involved in the illegal drug trade, she realized that her childhood was unknowingly spent among a massive pot-distribution operation (cue the yikes). Now, as Valentine uncovers her history through intimate interviews with her father, the new information causes her to reassess, well, everything. Her story gives listeners a unique perspective into the counter-culture of Marin County in the 70s and 80s. This one isn't about rape or murder...but drug crimes are equally fascinating, if you ask me. iHeartRadio