A larger-than-life case: infamous real-estate heir Robert Durst and the murder of his longtime friend Susan Berman. When detectives found Berman shot in the back of the head execution style, they had little to go on and the case eventually went cold. Fifteen years later, this case would finally see some answers with an apparent confession. This week’s Court TV Podcast dives deeper into this case full of twists and turns with another episode of the original true crime series Someone They Knew with Tamron Hall. This week’s episode is titled “Jinxed.”
To see Court TV’s gavel-to-gavel coverage of California v Robert Durst, click here.
On November 30th, 2021 the community of Oxford Township, Michigan was stunned by tragedy. Four young lives, Madisyn Baldwin, Tate Myre, Hana St. Juliana, and Justin Shilling were taken at Oxford High School just days after students returned from Thanksgiving break. Now the teenage shooter has pleaded guilty, and in an unprecedented turn of events, his mother has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter, and his father awaits trial for the same charges. On this week’s Court TV Podcast, you’ll hear Jennifer Crumbley, the shooter’s mother, testify in her own defense, as James Crumbley prepares to face a jury himself.
3 hours 21 mins
29 February Finished
Harmony Montgomery was living in a car with her father, her stepmother, and two other children when she was last seen alive. Nearly five years later, her father stands trial for her murder. After weeks of testimony, the state and the defense made their final pleas to the jury. Prosecutors claim that Adam was the one who killed Harmony, while the defense alleges that the defendant’s estranged wife, a key eyewitness for the state, was responsible and lied to protect herself. On this week’s Court TV Podcast you’ll hear both sides’ closing arguments in full before the jury began to weigh the evidence in the case against Adam Montgomery.
2 hours 39 mins
22 February Finished
Vinnie Politan digs through the case evidence in the trial of Adam Montgomery, who is charged in the death of his five-year-old daughter, and the timeline of the “sick, morbid actions” he’s accused of doing to cover up her murder.
21 February Finished
Little Harmony Montgomery’s life was filled with hardship and tragedy. Both of her parents suffered from addiction problems, these issues were addressed by a judge who gave sole custody to her father Adam Montgomery, a career criminal. Harmony was just five years old when she was last seen alive in 2019. Now her father is on trial for her murder. This week’s Court TV Podcast features opening statements from both sides as they lay out their cases to the jury; The state’s theory on how Harmony was killed and the lengths that Adam Montgomery allegedly went through to hide his daughter’s body, and the defense’s assertion that Adam did not kill his daughter.
1 hour 23 mins
15 February Finished
In this riveting episode of "Closing Arguments with Vinnie Politan," we delve into the shocking and complex case against Donna Adelson, a mother accused of conspiring with her son, Charlie Adelson, in an alleged plot to arrange the murder of her former son-in-law, Dan Markel. The beloved Florida State University law professor had found himself entangled in a bitter custody battle with his ex-wife, Wendi Adelson, who is Donna's daughter and Charlie's sister. Join Vinnie Politan as he meticulously examines the details of this high-profile case, exploring the tumultuous dynamics within the Adelson family and the motives that may have led to the deadly conspiracy.
12 February Finished
What motivates a rampage killer? Court TV sits down with psychologists, investigators, survivors and conducts a prison interview with a convicted mass shooter to find out. Five years after the Las Vegas shooting massacre, this provocative Court TV documentary explores why our understanding of the psyche of a rampage killer is vital in preventing the next mass murder.
8 February Finished