The City
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USA TODAY’s critically acclaimed investigative podcast about power in American cities.Season 1, Chicago: A black neighborhood fights back when a mysterious man with mob ties builds an illegal dump across the street from an elementary school. Along the way they confront corrupt politicians, apathetic bureaucrats—and a secret undercover FBI investigation.Season 2, Reno: A surprising proxy battle for the future of Reno pits a brash strip club kingpin against power brokers in city hall. The winner-takes-all fight could remake the city—and ruin lives in the process.
Introducing Unsolved, Season 4
Season four of Unsolved delves into the disappearance of Alexis Patterson, a 7-year-old girl who disappeared on her way to school in 2002. At first, there was a massive search and sympathy for her family, but that quickly changed as her parents became suspects. Over the years, there have been conspiracy theories and false leads and cases of mistaken identity. Still, her mom has never given up hope that Alexis will come home again someday. Unsolved, a true crime podcast series from USA TODAY and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, guides listeners through these real-life mysteries, uncovering new clues along the way. See Privacy Policy at and California Privacy Notice at
May 3, 2023
15 min
The City recommends: A new season of The Sneak | S E1
The Sneak: Murders at Whiskey Creek follows a world champion surfer as he pulls off the biggest jewel heist in American history. Things turn deadly as he is implicated in two murders afterwards.
Jul 29, 2020
6 min
Stephanie's Second Chance | S2 E9
The courts reach a decision in Stephanie's appeal. Plus, some news about The City.
Apr 28, 2020
6 min
The Stand-off | S2 E8
In this follow-up to our investigation of Tesla's Nevada Gigafactory, we look at what happens when state safety inspectors and one of the state’s biggest employers go head to head.
Apr 7, 2020
23 min
The Confrontation | S2 E7
Accusations of sexual assault at the Spice House strip club come to light.
Jan 22, 2020
30 min
A New Reno | S2 E6
As old Reno disappears around them, Kamy, Stephanie, and Velma all try to find their bearings.
Nov 26, 2019
47 min
Behind the Curtains | S2 E5
Everyone wants to know what’s happening in the strip club’s VIP rooms—including the courts.
Nov 19, 2019
55 min
West World | S2 E4
We go east of Reno, where wild horses roam and the tech business is booming.
Nov 12, 2019
50 min
The Pendulum | S2 E3
Big-game hunters in town for a convention go to the Wild Orchid looking to let loose, but city police have other plans.
Nov 5, 2019
54 min
If They Want War, We'll Give 'Em War  | S2 E2
A secret report on strip clubs is revealed, but it’s no smoking gun. As Midtown changes, residents of a weekly hotel make their fury known to a council that says they’re just pawns in Kamy's game.
Oct 29, 2019
49 min
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