Crime Scene: Texas Killing Fields

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Why a stretch of highway near Houston was ripe to become the ‘Texas Killing Fields’

Posted on · Investigative reporter Lise Olsen explains why a stretch of I-45 became an opportune place for serial killers. And she discusses the latest on the four murders that are the focus of the new Netflix series she's featured in, Crime Scene: The Texas Killing Fields.

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The Texas Killing Fields, and Houston’s best soups (Dec. 7, 2022)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: A new series on Netflix examines The Texas Killing Fields, a string of unsolved murders along a stretch of I-45. Then, we discuss the week in politics. And food writers talk about their favorite places for soup in the city.

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Full Show: Texas Killing Fields Victims Identified, And The Zimmerman Telegram (April 15, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Two victims from the so-called "Texas Killing Fields" are identified. Yo-Yo Ma plays on the border. Galveston's connection to an infamous WWI telegram. Answers to your pet care questions. And an update on Houston sports.

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Houston’s Hidden Treasures, and The 1970s I-45 Houston to Galveston Murders: Thursday (April 27, 2017)

Posted on · Houston is a big city, home to a number of popular attractions. We have popular restaurants like Ninfa's and House of Pies. We have NASA, the Livestock Show and Rodeo and the Galleria — all kinds of things that are old standbys that most people probably know about. But what about the more obscure stuff? […]

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True Crime Author Examines the Infamous Texas Stiletto Murder

Posted on · You might recall a rather unusual murder case that made headlines in 2013. University of Houston professor Stefan Andersson was killed with a high-heel, stiletto shoe by his former girlfriend Ana Trujillo. True crime writer Kathryn Casey has written an account of the case called Possessed: The Infamous Texas Stiletto Murder. She tells Houston Matters […]

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