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Kary Antholis

Kary Antholis founded Crime Story Media, LLC in July 2019, after retiring as President of Miniseries and Cinemax Programming at HBO. For full biography, see Publisher Biography link.

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The Release of Rapper Drakeo the Ruler (Week 68)

This Thanksgiving week we revisited a few of our most impactful Crime Story articles. We updated a major developments of a high profile criminal prosecution. And we presented another client update from Stanford's Three Strikes Project. Welcome to our summary of the week's events at CrimeStory.com and The Crime Story Podcast. On Tuesday we offered reprise presentations of two of Amanda Knox’s most impactful interviews for Crime Story. We published Amanda's two-part conversation with Jason Flom about the injustice of the Rafay Murder Convictions, along with her interview...

The Precarious Liberation of Drakeo the Ruler

Today we update and reprise two stories that we published about the legal troubles faced by Los Angeles Rapper Drakeo the Ruler, who was born Darrell Caldwell, and who spent over 3 years in an L.A. Jail through one trial and pending a second trial.  In those articles, we explored both the political and cultural dimensions to Drakeo’s case. Since that time Drakeo released a critically acclaimed album recorded over a jail-house phone, and he accepted a plea bargain on a remaining Gang Conspiracy charge. That deal, according to journalist...

Two New Series: NUREMBERG and INSIDE THE ROBE (Week 67)

This week we launched TWO new series. We continued our coverage of a headline-grabbing L.A. criminal case. We offered a fascinating interview with a man literally born into the struggle for social justice. And we presented another client update from Stanford's Three Strikes Project. Welcome to our summary of the week's events at CrimeStory.com and The Crime Story Podcast. (One quick request: If you like what we are doing on the podcast, please rate, review, follow and share us at Apple Podcasts, Spotify or where ever you get your podcasts.)

The Danny Masterson Rape Indictment (Week 66)

This week we began to cover a new high-profile L.A. celebrity criminal prosecution, just as we concluded another Crime Story article and podcast series. Welcome to our summary of the week's events at CrimeStory.com and The Crime Story Podcast. (One quick request: If you like what we are doing on the podcast, please rate, review, follow and share us at Apple Podcasts, Spotify or where ever you get your podcasts.) On Monday, we began a series of articles and podcast episodes examining the criminal legal issues raised by the rape allegations against That...

Jackie Lacey Concedes to George Gascón (Week 65)

This week we focused our coverage on the results of Tuesday's election as they related to the criminal legal process in California including pieces on L.A. ballot measures, statewide propositions, criminal judge races and the battle for Los Angeles District Attorney. And we presented another client update from Stanford's Three Strikes Project. Welcome to our summary of the week's events at CrimeStory.com and The Crime Story Podcast. (One quick request: If you like what we are doing on the podcast, please rate, review, follow and share us at Apple Podcasts, Spotify or where ever you get your podcasts.)

District Attorney-elect Gascón Press Conference: Video and Transcript

As we reported on Wednesday, George Gascón is projected to be the winner over incumbent Jackie Lacey in the intensely-contested race for Los Angeles County District Attorney, holding a 54% to 46% lead. Yesterday, D.A.-elect Gascón held a Zoom press conference to discuss his election and his plans for the D.A.'s office. Below is a link to the KTLA-5 News video of Mr. Gascón's press conference, and below that is Crime Story’s transcription of his remarks. Editor's note: Crime Story was not able to secure a transcript translation of the...