All posts tagged: Dennis Griffin

the New Crime Wire

Dennis Griffin Revives Crime Wire Podcast

No stranger to the airwaves, Dennis Griffin has been involved in several online radio shows, including Meet the Author, Justice Seekers, Writer’s Tricks of the Trade, We Know a Guy, and since 2008, Crime Wire. The original Crime Wire featured a team of experts from various aspects of the criminal justice system, many who will be returning as guests to weigh in on case facts. One of the popular co-hosts of the original Crime Wire show was the late Susan Murphy-Milano who had the ability to light the fire under several cases that will be updated in upcoming podcasts. Her dedication and teamwork contributed to later resolutions for several cases highlighted on Crime Wire. Producing and co-hosting duties fall to Delilah Jones and ImaginePublicity who has always had a hand behind the scenes performing various social media marketing and promotional functions. The NEW Crime Wire seeks to continue the mission; to be a place where families can present their cases to the experts, the listening audience, and possibly create movement in those which seem to be …

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Shattered Lives: Seeking Justice for Sgt. Patrick Rust

Shattered Lives Radio host Donna R. Gore welcomes former NY Investigator and full time crime author, Denny Griffin to give listeners an update on the mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of Sgt. Patrick Rust. Working with the Rust family, Griffin has worked diligently to uncover the clues that will resolve many of the unanswered questions. Sgt. Patrick Rust was assigned to the 10thMountain Division headquartered at Fort Drum in Watertown, New York. In January 2007, he returned from deployment to Afghanistan. Following a 30 day leave he was back on post. The then 24-year-old Rust was a local boy and was familiar with Watertown and the surrounding area. He didn’t have a driver’s license or vehicle. On Wednesday, March 14, 2007, Sgt. Rust moved most of his personal effects from the barracks on base to share an apartment with a fellow soldier at 156 Sterling Street, Apartment 4, in Watertown. The following day Patrick rode back to the apartment with his new roommate after they were released from duty at around 5 pm. At around 6:30 they …

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Shattered Lives: Dennis Griffin and THE MORGUE

Listen to Shattered Lives Radio   Dennis Griffin, best known for his mob-related true crime books, started his “after retirement” writing career writing mystery/thriller novels, one of the most popular, THE MORGUE. The novel is based on his work as an investigator looking into the operations of the medical examiners office. What he found was unbelievable and the fictionalized account tells the story of out of control coroner, perversion, cover up, and the politics behind it. A medical examiner is a government official who: Investigates human organs like the stomach, liver, brain Determines cause of death Issues death certificates Maintains death records Responds to deaths in mass disasters Identifies unknown dead Other functions depending on local law What many don’t know is the difference between a medical examiner and a coroner and what specific duties they are qualified to perform: A medical examiner by definition is a physician … In most cases, they are trained to be forensic pathologists… and are appointed to their positions. To be a coroner, you just have to be able to be …

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Kim Kolton’s Crime Wire: The Launch of La Bella Mafia!

You can hear Crime Wire   Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Eastern.  Please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. LISTEN LIVE or to the PODCAST Bella Capo is no stranger to violence, in the home and in the streets. The Shocking True Story of Bella Capo… Bella Capo, the sexually and physically abused daughter of a powerbroker, whose close associates included politicians and organized crime figures, and a drug addicted mother, spent much of her youth in foster homes and rehabilitation facilities. As a young adult she became a force on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip, running clubs and after-hours clubs. After a failed marriage to an abusive husband, Bella became a boss in the Crips– the only white female to hold such a position of power in the gang at that time. She late fled Los Angeles in fear for her life when her ex-husband and his associates stalked her and threatened her with death. Although she could have died many times, Bella survived and overcame the obstacles to co-found La Bella Mafia, an online …

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Kim Kolton’s Crime Wire: Mobsters and More at MOB-CON!

You can hear Crime Wire   Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Eastern.  Please visit our Crime Wire Website. Together we can make a difference. LISTEN LIVE or to the PODCAST Gangsters and G-Men, Good Guys and Bad Guys, Mobsters and those who write about them, all aboard in Vegas for the first MOB-CON! Join the show with host, Kim Kolton as she talks with Dennis Griffin, Robert Allen and Frank Cullotta all about Mob-Con 2013. Learn first hand about what’s in store for visitors of the first ever Mob Convention! You’ll meet real “Wise Guys, Goodfellas and Goombas.” Hear their incredible fascinating and true stories of secrecy, murder and mayhem. Former ”Made Men” who lived “the life” and now are willing to share its good and bad sides with you. You learn what it was like living among the underworld.  You’ll also meet the good guys who brought them down and put ’em away. Hear the stories of the dedicated law enforcement officers who chased the bad guys and put them out of business. These former FBI, Metro Police and …