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S1-EP24: Season 1 Finale -Whose Lie is it Anyway? Witness Recap Trivia Game

April 10, 2021

In our Season 1 Finale, contestants Jamie, Tam, and Lesley play a trivia game moderated by Bruce, to test our memory of who said what, and how they affected Jamie’s case. We run down the crime scene witnesses, lawyers, infor…

S1-EP23: Curt and Christine Lovelace - In Their Own Words

March 10, 2021

Former small-town Quincy, Illinois prosecutor, Curt Lovelace, was arrested in 2013 for the murder of his deceased wife. Cory Lovelace had passed away in her bed eight years before, until a cold case detective with seemingly …

S1-Bonus Episode: Proposed Parole for Natural Lifers – Discussion

Feb. 24, 2021

On February 17, 2021, Democratic Representative Anne Stava-Murray of the 81st District read and filed a bill to the Illinois General Assembly to amend statues governing the eligibility for parole or release. As drafted, bill…

S1-EP22, Part 1: Jamie’s Sentencing – I Got Life

Jan. 28, 2021

Mitigating factors are considered by a judge during sentencing in efforts to reduce the sentence based on circumstance. Jamie did not kill Bill Little. However, the State of Illinois presented petty troubles he faced as a mi…

S1-EP21: Post Trial Motions - Better Off Alone

Dec. 30, 2020

On May 10th, 2001, Jamie Snow was sentenced to natural life in prison for a murder he did not commit. Jamie had lost all faith in his incompetent public defenders, but had one last Hail Mary in him. Jamie filed a motion to f…

S1-Bonus Episode: Jamie's Remarks on the Closing Arguments

Dec. 9, 2020

Jamie reflects on the atmosphere during the closing arguments, how he felt, what was going through his mind, how his family was treated by the court, and even his physical reactions to the stress of being on trial for murder…

S1-EP20: The Truth Never Changes - Closing Arguments

Dec. 4, 2020

On January 15th, 2001, closing remarks were delivered in the murder case against Jamie Snow in the circuit court of the eleventh judicial court, before the Honorable Donald D. Bernardi and the Jury in McLean County, Illinois…

S1-Q&A: Jamie Responds to Questions about his Testimony

Nov. 25, 2020

Jamie answers questions he received about his testimony including his co-defendent Susan Powell, correctional officer Mary Burns, Susan's brother Tim Powell and he also gives an update on Julie Knight. If you haven't listene…

S1-EP19, Part 2: Jamie Takes the Stand

Nov. 11, 2020

In 2001, Jamie Snow took the stand in his own defense against the charge of murder. Jamie’s legal team was extremely underprepared, and explained to him that if he did not testify, he wouldn’t win his case. He had one night’…

S1-EP19, Part 1: Jamie Takes the Stand

Oct. 15, 2020

In 2001, Jamie Snow took the stand in his own defense against the charge of murder. Jamie’s legal team was extremely underprepared, and explained to him that if he did not testify, he wouldn’t win his case. He had one night’…

S1-EP18: Gal Pals: Julie Knight and Bridget Logsdon

Sept. 10, 2020

Julie Knight first told police about Susan Claycomb's alleged "confessions" in 1997 after Knight had been taken to the Bloomington Police station because of unspecified legal trouble. Knight made another statement in April 1…

S1-EP17: Be Afraid. Be Mary Afraid: Mclean County Correctional Officer - Mary Burns

Aug. 27, 2020

Just days before the trial, defense witness Mary Burns, an all too friendly corrections officer, was contacted by the state. Reports suggest that she resigned from the McLean County Jail in 2000, after having an affair with …

S1-EP16: Lies My Preacher Told Me: The Reverend Bill Gaddis

Aug. 10, 2020

In 1999, a "self-appointed" gang boss turned Reverend returned to the state of Illinois to testify against Jamie. Jamie never met Bill Gaddis in his entire life. Bill Gaddis was loosely connected to some of Jamie’s friends o…

S1-EP15: I Got Life with a Little Help from my Friends – Kevin Schaal and Jody Winkler

July 22, 2020

For six months in 1995, Kevin Schaal was Jamie’s cellmate. Jamie settled in Florida the next year and began a successful career in tree cutting. When Schaal was released, he brought his entire family to Jamie’s doorstep and …

S1-EP14: Whose Lie is it Anyway? Witness Recap Trivia Game

July 8, 2020

Contestants Jamie, Tam, and Lesley play a trivia game moderated by Bruce, to test our memory of who said what, and how they affected Jamie’s case. We run down the crime scene witnesses, lawyers, and informants we have discus…

S1-Ep13: Karen Calls the Cops: Karen Strong

June 25, 2020

In 1999, BPD held an in person meeting with Karen Strong. Karen reported that her ex-boyfriend, Mark “Stretch” McCowan, supposedly told her years earlier that Jamie was involved in the Clark Station murder-robbery. Two month…

S1-EP12: Nothing Left to Booze: Bruce Roland

June 11, 2020

In 1994, repeat DUI offender Bruce Roland wrote to the McLean State's Attorney's Office twice, pleading for leniency, saying he could get them an indictment in the Clark gas station murder. But when they sent detective Crowe…

S1-EP11: Bridge Over Troubled Robber: Ed Hammond

June 3, 2020

In 1996, bank robber Ed Hammond was sitting in prison, concerned about a looming 10 year federal sentence. He had a cell mate the year before who had gossiped about Jamie Snow and recently flipped. So when the police came kn…

S1-EP10: The One Night Cellie: Bill Moffit

May 20, 2020

In 1995, convicted rapist Bill Moffit was serving his lengthy sentence for a most heinous crime. While chatting with his cellmate, he learned of a precious rumor that might help him out. Some guys he knew from the world migh…

S1-EP9: Show Me the Money: Randy Howard

May 8, 2020

In 1999, while the grand jury was hearing testimony for Jamie Snow’s indictment, a cold case detective with a vendetta started his day bright and early. He had important business to take care of with his paid informant. Dete…

S1-EP8: Its My Party and I'll Lie If I Want To: Steven Scheel and Molly (Pfister) Esche / Eades

April 29, 2020

In the spring of 1991, a group of friends allegedly gathered for a house party in a neighborhood one mile west of the murder scene. Steve Scheel arrived at the home of his niece, Molly (Pfister) Esche / Eads, and within one …

S1-EP7: Drive by Confession: Ed Palumbo and Shannon Schmidt-Wallace

April 21, 2020

In 1991, a BPD task force made several arrests for a string of armed robberies. Ed Palumbo, an acquaintance of Jamie's, confessed a robbery while in jail. One month later, he told police that he knew Jamie was involved in cr…

S1-EP6: Snitch Parade with Special Guest Paul Ciolino

April 15, 2020

Famed private investigator, author and president of The International Association of Forensic Criminologists (IAFC), Paul Ciolino, who was instrumental in overturning the death penalty in Illinois, joins the show to discuss …

S1-EP5: Hindsight's Always 20/20

April 7, 2020

In 1991, there was a string of armed robberies in McLean county and a task force formed. Jamie was implicated in a robbery he did not commit, arrested, and made to participate in a lineup for an unrelated murder. He was clea…

S1-EP4: Nobody Bats a Thousand

March 24, 2020

Jamie’s trial lasted nine days and the jury deliberated for two days. They heard forty-three states witnesses and fifteen defense witnesses. They heard Jamie’s attorneys hassle witnesses. But what they didn’t hear was even m…

S1-EP3: Key Witness Wrap Up

March 16, 2020

The night of the crime, two witnesses spoke to police officers after realizing the gas station clerk was shot dead. Both witnesses had seen someone suspicious, but not dangerous. A boy, looking out his bedroom window, saw so…

S1-EP2: The 11th Hour Witness: A Star Witness is Born

March 9, 2020

Hours after the crime, police began interviewing potential witnesses in an effort to find out who killed Bill Little. The detectives engaged in a desperate hunt for 9 years. As time went on, stories changed several times and…

S1-EP1: Snow Files - The Crime Scene

March 2, 2020

18 year old Bill Little was murdered Easter Sunday while working as a gas attendant at the Clark Oil station in Bloomington, Illinois. Nearly 10 years later, Jamie Snow was convicted of the murder and sentenced to life witho…

S1-Snow Files Trailer - Premieres March 2, 2020

Feb. 24, 2020

A True Crime story told by the defendant from Stateville Prison in Joliet, Illinois. An eye opening presentation of the 1991 cold case murder of Bill Little, "solved" upon the arrest of two people nearly 10 years later - one…