October 10, 2019
We meet Cathy Torrez, Mary Bennett and the people in their neighborhood. The last person we meet is Sam Lopez, who lives across the street. About Season 2: On Feb. 12, 1994, Cal State Fullerton honor student Cathy Torrez didn't come home from work. A week later, her body was discovered in the trunk of her car. “Crime Beat,” Season 2 focuses on Cathy's mother, Mary Bennett, and her extraordinary 21-year quest for justice.
October 3, 2019
After Cathy Torrez was murdered in 1994, Girl Scouts planted a tree to honor her. To Cathy's mother, Mary Bennett, that tree only served one purpose.
September 18, 2019
The body of 20-year-old honor student Cathy Torrez was found in the trunk of her car. For more than 20 years, her mother fought for justice. And for most of that time, the suspected murderer lived across the street. Would justice ever be served?
March 21, 2019
A former getaway driver and the writer who captured his story have a big week. And find out what a master thief thinks of the movie about the biggest bank heist in U.S. history.
March 14, 2019
Master thief Amil Dinsio loses his edge late in his career ... and his freedom. One of the stars of the movie based on the heist, Rachael Taylor, chokes up about the real story. And “Crime Beat” becomes the podcast the Nixon people don’t want you to hear.
March 7, 2019
The story appears in 2003, and producers from film companies begin to call. You’ll hear the ups and downs of writing a screenplay, and how it took more than 15 years for the movie “Finding Steve McQueen” to get made.
February 28, 2019
Getaway driver Harry Barber starts a new life and tries to live without attracting attention to himself. Everywhere he goes, he is surrounded by cops.
February 26, 2019
On Feb. 19, 2019, police made an arrest in the cold-case killing of 11-year-old Linda O'Keefe, who was strangled in Orange County in 1973. Southern California News Group reporter Keith Sharon tells the true crime story of the pursuit of her killer. Our regular podcast, "Crime Beat," Season One: "Stealing Nixon's Millions" will continue as scheduled with Episode 5.
February 21, 2019
With the bank breached, and the FBI scrambling to find clues, the boys from Youngstown tried to slip away … and one of them got farther than he ever dreamed.
February 14, 2019
All that stands between Amil Dinsio’s crew and the President’s secret stash are an alarm system, reinforced concrete and 500 locked safe deposit boxes.
February 7, 2019
Meet the team of thieves that flew from Youngstown to Los Angeles. They might have pulled it off without a hitch if they had stuck to the plan. But one of them got another idea.
February 7, 2019
Bank heist master Amil Dinsio and his crew were the best around and proved it regularly. Then they were told Richard Nixon had $30 million in dirty money stashed in Southern California and they set out to rip off the President.
January 21, 2019
Find out the real story behind the biggest bank heist in U.S. history, the burglary at the heart of the new movie “Finding Steve McQueen.”
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