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Truth & Justice with Bob Ruff

Truth & Justice is a true crowdsourced investigation in real time. Host, Bob Ruff, asks listeners to help with investigations as he takes on a new potential wrongful conviction case every season. The subject of Season 12 is a grizzly 2006 triple homicide, that occurred in Pinyon Pines, California. Three innocent people lost their lives, and many believe that Robert Pape and Cristin Smith were wrongfully convicted of the murders. Join the investigation, and together we'll find the truth!

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Adnan Syed Update: S6: E33 Follow-Up

While Bob is out of town, he calls into the studio for a recording with Mike. They discuss the conclusion of the HBO docuseries, The Case Against Adnan Syed as well as answer listener questions over both the Adnan Syed and Melgar cases.Today's Sponsors: thirdlove.com/truth - Get 15% off. ziprecruiter.com/truth - Try it for free. headspace.com/justice - Get a free month trial. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 6mins

5 Apr 2019

Rank #1

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S7E1: Resurrection

Bob begins Season 7 by telling the story of the tragic and senseless murder of 18 year old Bill Little. Bill was working his shift at the Clark gas station in Bloomington, Illinois, on Easter Sunday 1991 when he was shot to death by who appears to be a petty thief.Special guests: Bill's childhood friend, Jacob Mason, and former news room director and author, Steve Vogel.You can find Steve's work here: http://www.stevevogelauthor.comToday's Sponsors:Stamps.com - Use code "truth" for a special offerZipRecruiter.com/truth - To try it for freeSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

49mins

14 Jul 2019

Rank #2

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Follow-Up S6: E29

While Bob is on the road, he invites Patreon subscriber Jennifer Neeley onto the show to co-host this week's Friday Follow-Up. Jennifer is an instructor at UC San Diego Extension and asks Bob questions from her influencer marketing students. For more information on Jennifer and what she does, visit jndglobal.com. Today's Sponsors:stamps.com - Use code "truth" to for a special offer that includes a 4-week trial, plus free postage and a digital scale.ziprecruiter.com/truth - Try it for free.forhims.com/ruffed - Try hims for a month for $5.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 42mins

8 Mar 2019

Rank #3

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S5E1: The Forgotten West Memphis 3

Most people interested in true crime and wrongful convictions are familiar with the notorious case of the #westmemphis3. In this season premiere episode, we learn all about the movements of the three 8 year old victims. The common perception of the boys' activities that fateful Wednesday afternoon was that they were simply playing together in the woods, when they were viciously attacked. This week's episode paints a very different picture.Today's Sponsors:ziprecruiter.com/truth - to try it for freeCheck out the True Crime Garage podcastCheck out the Generation Why podcast#wm3 #west #memphis #three #theforgotten3See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

27mins

5 Nov 2017

Rank #4

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S2E1: The Blizzard

In this episode, Bob introduces our next case. Listen in to this heart wrenching story. A young man, with a promising career has been railroaded in a town that is well known for this type of corruption. Bob responds to his family's heart felt request for help.Today's sponsor is the new Netflix original series, "Making a Murderer."See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

35mins

20 Dec 2015

Rank #5

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S1E33: Jim Clemente & Laura Richards

In this episode, Bob sits down with FBI profiler Jim Clemente, and Scotland Yard behavior analyst Laura Richards to analyze the recorded interview of Jay Wilds.Today's Sponsors:Stamps.com www.stamps.com Offer Code: TruthSquarespacewww.squarespace.com Offer Code: Truthandjustice#serial #freeadnan #adnansyed #undisclosedSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 8mins

7 Feb 2016

Rank #6

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S3E1: Murder On September

In the Season 3 Premiere of Truth & Justice, Bob walks us through the story of Mrs. Keow Gove. Keow was brutally murdered in a south Dallas neighborhood in 1991. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

27mins

26 Feb 2017

Rank #7

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S2E48: Truth Revealed

In this episode, Bob reports on the latest news from the Adnan Syed case. He briefly discusses Judge Welch's ruling denying Adnan bail. In segment 2, Bob breaks down what was contained in the Smith County open records request, and what was missing. We discover the answers to many questions that we've had in the Elnora Griffin case. In segment 3, we break down Leonard Mosley's first recorded interview with Detective Dale Hukill.Today's sponsor is Blue Apron. Visit www.blueapron.com/truth to get your first three meals FREE with FREE shipping.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

47mins

1 Jan 2017

Rank #8

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S6E1: Inconsolable

Jaime Estuardo Melgar was born in Guatemala.  He and his family emigrated to the US in 1963\.  In 1980, he married his high school sweetheart, Sandy McCullouch.  Jim and Sandy lived a happy married life for 32 years.This is the story about Jim and Sandy's Anniversary celebration on 12/22/12 . . . that ended in tragedy.Today's Sponsors:Ziprecruiter.com/truth - to try it for freeBlueApron.com/truth - for three free meals#truecrimepodcast #truthandjustice #FreeSandy #JusticeForJaime #TheMelgars #wrongfulconvictionSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

25mins

29 Jul 2018

Rank #9

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S4E1: David or Goliath

Season 4 Premier episode. Bob tells the story of 5 armed robberies that occurred over a two week period in Killeen and Copperas Cove Texas in 2008. All 5 robberies seem to have been committed by the same person. Police had detailed descriptions of the suspect from the victims as well as surveillance footage. The fact that George Powell III was arrested for these robberies will blow your mind, after listening to this episode.Today's Sponsors:Stamps.com - use code "truth" for a special offerWhistle - use code "truth" for $25 off of a Whistle devicehttps://www.whistle.com/?utm_source=Truthandjustice&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=Q3_test&utm_content=25offSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

25mins

17 Sep 2017

Rank #10

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S2E47: Light at the End of the Tunnel

In this episode, Bob walks us through the year in review of 2016. You'll hear highlights from past episodes, and even a year end message from Ed.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

34mins

18 Dec 2016

Rank #11

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S1E2: Thoughts & Theories After Undisclosed Ep. 2

Following the release of Undisclosed Episode & Addendum 2. Bob reveals the theory that he sent into Rabia, breaks down what he considers to be facts about the case, reads listener emails and theories, then finally lays out his theory.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 22mins

10 May 2015

Rank #12

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S1E1: Send Your Serial Thoughts & Theories

In Episode 1, Bob explains what the Serial Dynasty Podcast is all about, and calls Serial / UNDISCLOSED fans to action. Bob is asking fans to email their thoughts and theories to him to be discussed on Episode 2.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

20mins

29 Apr 2015

Rank #13

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S6E2: Unbelievable

This week, Bob picks up the story with the discovery of Jaime's body in the closet.  Sandy is in shock, and her memory is foggy.  We hear the first hour of Sandy's police interrogation . . . just hours after finding her husband murdered.Today's Sponsor:Brooklinene.com - use code "truth" for $20 off and free shipping.#truecrimepodcast #truecrime #JusticeforJaime #FreeSandy #TruthandjusticearmySee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 8mins

5 Aug 2018

Rank #14

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S5E2: The Search

This week Bob walks us through the search efforts that began at 6pm on May 5, 1993. Today's episode spans chronologically from the moment the Christopher Byers was discovered missing, until the moments when searchers found their first clue about the boys' whereabouts. We hear directly from Christopher's father John Mark Byers, and hear trial and police interview audio from Officer Regina Meek, Detective Bryan Ridge and Stevie's stepfather Terry Hobbs.Today's Sponsors:fabfitfun.com - use code "truth" for $10 off of your first boxstamps.com - use code "truth" for a special offer#wm3 #west #memphis #three #theforgotten3See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

35mins

12 Nov 2017

Rank #15

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S1E3: Interview with Susan Simpson After Undisclosed Ep. 3

This episode features nearly an hour long interview with Undisclosed team member, Susan Simpson.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 11mins

17 May 2015

Rank #16

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S3E5: A Real Crime Profile

In this Episode, Jim Clemente analyzes ever detail of Keow's crime scene. He breaks down her injuries, reconstructs the scene, and delivers a profile of the type of offender that we should be looking for. Jim also weighs in on Jesse's arrest and conviction.Clemente is a former New York City Prosecutor, and a retired Supervisory Special Agent with the FBI's Behavior Analysis Unit. Jim is now a writer and producer of CBS's Criminal Minds, produced and starred in the hit docuseries "The Case of Jon Benet Ramsey", and he also hosts the Real Crime Profile Podcast.Today's Sponsors:LeTote.com - Use Promo Code TRUTH for 50% off of your first monthHarrys.com/justice to try it for freeBlueApron.com/truth for three free meals with free shippingSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 37mins

26 Mar 2017

Rank #17

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S7E16: A Deal With The Devil

Bob travels to Rockford, Illinois to confront State's witness Ed Palumbo about why he falsely testified against Jamie Snow. Today's Sponsors:Thisisl.com/justice - Visit the site and purchase organic tampons, pads and liners. Ziprecruiter.com/truth - Try it for free. Fabfitfun.com - Use code "truth" for $10 off your first box. #fabfitfunpartnerSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 5mins

27 Oct 2019

Rank #18

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S3E18: Asia McClain

Bob interviews "The Serial Alibi" witness, Mrs. Asia McClain Chapman. Asia tells her story from when she wrote Adnan the letters in jail, all the way through her testimony at Adnan's PCR hearing. Asia also weighs in on Jesse Eldridge's case, draws parallels between herself and Shawna Cupples, and offers some advice to Shawna.Announcement: There will be no episodes next week as Bob and Mike are taking some family vacation time.Today's Sponsors:Stamps.com - Use code "truth" for special offerBlueApron.com/truth - for 3 free meals with free shipping#serial #asiamclain #freeadnan #hernamewaskeow #justiceforjesse #truth&justicearmySee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

48mins

25 Jun 2017

Rank #19

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S7E22: The Durbin-Holt Connection

Bob is assisted by listeners as we zero in on Jeff Miller and Jeff Durbin's possible connections to Bill Little's murder. In true crowdsourcing fashion, the Truth & Justice Army has discovered some startling new evidence. We also for the first time hear some emotion from Jamie Snow. After spending 20 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, Jamie is frustrated and angry about what the police missed in the original investigation. Today's Sponsors:upstart.com/truth - Find out how low your rate is. dashlane.com/truth - Get a 30 day free trial, and if you like it, use code "truth" at checkout to save 20% on your Premium subscription. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

50mins

22 Dec 2019

Rank #20