On July 17, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution will launch Murder Below the Gnat Line, season four of our award-winning Breakdown podcast. Bill Rankin returns to explore a murder case with many unresolved questions.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution launches Season 4 of its Breakdown podcast. Breakdown is just that — the breakdown of the story and the systems. The largest newsroom in the southeast delivers investigations and true crime cases that you cannot find anywhere else.
A judge in Georgia signs off on a plea deal for Dr. Narendra K. Gupta.
S03, Episode 5: Punishment
In late 2011, Dr. Narendra K. Gupta stood before a Fulton County judge and pleaded guilty to three misdemeanor counts of sexual battery. The conditions of his sentence were unusual: He didn’t have to go to jail. He did have to leave the country.
S03, Episode 4: Arrested
Doctor relocates his practice, and his problem.
S03, Episode 3: Compulsion
Why would a doctor jeopardize his career by subjecting patients, nurses, even office staff, to repeated sexual abuse?
S03, Episode 2: Prey
Dr. Narendra K. Gupta had a history of allegations of attacking and harassing nurses
S03 Episode 1: Predator, M.D.
Breakdown: Predator, M.D.
S02, Episode 17: Postscript
Justin Ross Harris returns to Cobb County and is sentenced for the murder of his 22-month-old son Cooper.
S02, Episode 16: We have a verdict
After four days of deliberations, the jury in Brunswick returns with a verdict in The State of Georgia v. Justin Ross Harris.
S02, Episode 15: The jury gets the case
The prosecution and the defense give impassioned, powerful closing arguments, wrapping up the trial.
S02, Episode 14: Leanna Taylor takes the stand
Ross Harris’ ex-wife, Leanna Taylor, took the witness stand on Monday and repeated her long-held belief that Harris never meant to leave their 22-month-old son Cooper to die in his overheated SUV.
S02, Episode 13: The State Rests
Lead Detective Phil Stoddard ended his testimony after four days on the witness stand. Under cross-examination, Stoddard took some punches, but also delivered some blows.
S02, Episode 12: From the gutter to the homicid...
Prosecutors open a new week of testimony by calling one woman after another to the witness stand
S02, Episode 11: Shelter from the storm
The judge, lawyers and jurors return to Brunswick after Hurricane Matthew
S02, Episode 10: Game on
The murder trial against Justin Ross Harris is finally underway.
S02, Episode 9: It’s time to go to trial: Will ...
In a matter of days, the 12 jurors will be seated, the lawyers will make their opening statements, and the murder trial of Justin Ross Harris will begin.
S0 2, Ep 8: The jury panel is assembled
Jury selection isn’t fast, but it is fascinating
S02, Episode 7 - Harris trial moves to Georgia'...
The Ross Harris trial heads to Brunswick after a four-month hiatus
S01, Episode 8 - After a year’s wait, a conclud...
Justin Chapman awaits the all-important decision …
S02, Episode6: A sudden change of venue
The Harris trial was just days away from opening …
S02, Episode 5.5: A change of venue
The defense in the hot-car murder trial of Justin…
S02, Episode 5: A jury of his peers, with preco...
Jury selection, which may be close to conclusion,…
S02 Episode 4 - Deciding the case before it beg...
The most important moments of the Justin Ross Har…
S02 Episode 3 - Leanna Harris: Once implicated,...
Cobb police insinuated a number of times that Lea…
S02 Episode 2: An air-tight case against Justin...
The state’s murder case against Harris is formida…
S02 Episode 1 - Death in a Hot Car: Mistake or ...
The evidence against Justin Ross Harris, accused …
S01 Episode 0: Before You Listen
A state prosecutor is now deciding whether to put…
S01 Episode 7: A New Trial or a New Life?
The case goes back to the Georgia Supreme Court –…
S01 Episode 6: Could Justin Chapman Be Guilty?
Justin Chapman tells his side of the story.
S01 Episode 5: Young Lawyers and Old Hands
Justin Chapman’s new defense team sifts through t…
S01 Episode 4: The New Team Goes to Work
The Justin Chapman murder case attracts a new def…
S01 Episode 3: Let’s Test the Evidence
Bill Rankin goes to Bremen in the dark of night.
S01 Episode 2: She Lost, but She Never Gave Up
Meet Jan Hankins, the public defender who lost Ju…
S01 Episode 1: Railroad Justice in a Railroad Town
Follow the twists and turns of a case in rural Ge…