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I used to feel safe in the U.S. But after changes to abortion and gun laws, I want Canadian citizenship

Twenty-four years ago, Amanda Robb’s uncle was killed for performing abortions. But she still felt safe in the United States until two back-to-back U.S. Supreme Court decisions sparked her interest in seeking Canadian citizenship.
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David Ridgen reflects on 7 years of Someone Knows Something

Host & creator of Someone Knows Something answers audience questions in a new feature video and reflects on seven years of the award-winning podcast.

Hamilton abortion doctor shot in 1995 featured in new season of true-crime podcast

This season of Someone Knows Something: The Abortion Wars will to look into the doctors who were the targets of anti-abortion activists in the 1990s for providing abortion services, including Hamilton doctor Dr. Hugh Short. 
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Season 7: The Abortion Wars

How the 1998 murder of a New York abortion provider exposed a network of violent anti-abortion activists. With protests on the rise and debates about reproductive rights heating up in the U.S., could more violence be on the horizon?

David Ridgen takes listeners along for the ride in new investigative series The Next Call

David Ridgen, host and creator of Someone Knows Something, debuts a new investigative series called The Next Call, in which he explores unsolved cases — one phone call at a time.
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The Next Call with David Ridgen

From the creator of Someone Knows Something comes the new investigative podcast The Next Call. Tackling unsolved cases through strategic phone calls, the curtain is peeled back. From the victim's family members to potential suspects, the investigation unfolds with The Next Call.
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Season 6: Donald Izzett Jr.

Debra has been looking for her son Donald Izzett Jr. for 25 years. Host David Ridgen joins her search for justice.
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Season 5: Kerrie Brown

On October 16, 1986, 15-year-old Kerrie Brown disappeared from a house party. Her body was discovered two days later in a wooded area outside of town.
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Season 4: Greavette

Wayne Greavette was killed by a bomb mailed to his home. In Season 4 of Someone Knows Something, Greavette’s wife, son and daughter join host David Ridgen to find out who might have sent it, and why.

LISTEN | Season 3: Dee & Moore

In 1964, the remains of Charles Moore and Henry Dee were found in the Mississippi River. But no one was convicted. 40 years later, Charles's brother Thomas returns to Mississippi with David Ridgen to reopen the case and confront the Klan.

LISTEN | Season 2: Sheryl Sheppard

What happened to Sheryl Sheppard? Documentarian David Ridgen investigates a missing person's case from Hamilton, Ontario.

LISTEN | Season 1: Adrien McNaughton

Host David Ridgen investigates the case of Adrien McNaughton. In 1972, five-year-old Adrien vanished while on a family fishing trip in Eastern Ontario. Despite an intensive search and investigation, no sign of Adrien was found, no clue as to where he might be. Ridgen goes back to investigate.

New Someone Knows Something investigation follows mother's search for answers in son's disappearance

Debra Skelley has been searching for her son Donald Izzett Jr. for 25 years. A new season from Someone Knows Something joins her search for answers.
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​If the shoe fits: What forensic detectives can learn from footprints

Detective Ed Adach says footprints, much like fingerprints, have distinct physical characteristics — cuts, nicks, different wear patterns — that are unique to each individual.

Killer caller: Questions linger over distressed phone call on night of Manitoba teen's 1986 murder

David Ridgen interviews the once-prime suspect in Kerrie Brown's killing. And an RCMP phone operator raises questions over whether police adequately investigated a phone call from a self-professed killer the night Kerrie died.
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Kerrie Ann Brown (1971-1986)

Learn more about Kerrie's case and see exclusive photos.
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The night Kerrie disappeared

See previously unreleased photos of the house party Kerrie attended the night she disappeared.
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Who's who in Season 5: Kerrie Brown

Meet Kerrie's friends and family, as well as other individuals mentioned in the podcast.
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Places of interest in the Kerrie Brown case

Explore all of the locations relevant to the Kerrie Brown investigation.
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Mysterious killing of Manitoba teen Kerrie Ann Brown explored in CBC podcast

Kerrie Brown's unsolved murder is one of the province's largest cold case files.

How to share a tip with SKS

Learn how you can get in touch about Wayne Greavette's case.
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Season 4: Greavette

Wayne Greavette was killed by a bomb mailed to his home. In Season 4 of Someone Knows Something, Greavette’s wife, son and daughter join host David Ridgen to find out who might have sent it, and why.

Updates and what's next for SKS

We've got an update on all seasons, answers to your FAQs and a special announcement.

Season 1: Holmes Lake Update

In March 2018, David and his team of volunteers conducted a fourth search of Holmes Lake using an ice auger and core sampler, and get definitive indications from three separate cadaver dogs.

The Sketches

View the police sketches of the two men that were seen at the post office asking for Wayne Greavette's address.

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