Apr 15, 2021

Waco, Chapter 3: The Deadly Siege

Waco, TX, 1993 - At long last! We're wrapping up the Waco saga, with a deep dive into the 51-day standoff between the Branch Davidians and the FBI. Y'all, we may think we know how it ended, but the truth is so much weirder ...

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Feb 11, 2021

Waco, Chapter 2: The Sinful Messiah

Waco, TX - Our deep-dive into the infamous Waco incident continues with a look inside the Branch Davidian compound as they crank the cult stuff up to 11 under the reign of David Koresh. 

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Jan 28, 2021

Waco, Chapter 1: The End Is Always Nigh

Waco, TX - We're taking a multi-part deep dive into one of the most notorious days in Texas criminal history - the siege of the Branch Davidian compound in 1993. The stage is set in this ep, exploring the beginnings of the Branch Davidians and where things started to go from weird to weirder ...

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Oct 13, 2020

The Beefy Crunch Burrito Incident

D'y'all know that the vast majority of criminal acts are NOT the stuff of nightmares? True story! So join us on this whistlestop culinary tour of Texas crime, where everything's super illegal, buuuuuut nobody gets super racist, or stabby, or paints the walls with anybody else's blood.

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Aug 12, 2020

The Tulia 46

Tulia, TX (1999) - The biggest drug bust in west Texas history, landmark victory in the War On Drugs? ... OR ... Outrageous racially-motivated miscarriage of justice on a massive scale? Let's find out!

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Jun 25, 2020

The Tragic Tale Of Sandra Bland

Prairie View, TX - On July 10, 2015, Sandra Bland was on her way to the grocery store when she was pulled over by a State Trooper for not using her turn signal. What should have been a routine traffic stop escalated wildly out of control and ended with Sandra being arrested. She would not leave the Waller County Jail alive.

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May 7, 2020

The Pom-Pom Murder Mom

Channelview, TX - Wanda Holloway would stop at nothing (n o t h i n g) to get her daughter on the middle-school cheer squad.

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Apr 7, 2020

The Stiletto Killer

Houston, TX - 2013. On a hot summer night, a man is found dead on his back in a pool of his own blood and his girlfriend is telling anyone who'll listen that she killed him in self-defense. Nothing is what we expected in this case - least of all, the murder weapon.

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Feb 25, 2020

Pilot Ep: The Todville Murder Mansion

Seabrook, TX - When a local millionaire is found dead in his ginormous mansion, folks are shocked, yeah, but ... not exactly surprised.

Stef & Steph are taking a quick break from recording this week, so here's a re-release of the very first episode of OSW. Hope y'all enjoy!

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Feb 11, 2020

The Sudden Passion Defense

San Antonio, TX - Just in time for Valentine's Day! Scorned women take center stage as a love triangle turns deadly.

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