On Feb. 10, 1990, two men shot seven people while robbing a bowling alley in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Four of the victims died. Three of the dead were children, ages 13, 6 and 2. All of the victims were shot at point-blank range. Thirty years have passed and the killers have yet to be brought to justice in what is now one of the bloodiest mass shootings in the nation.
A college professor was found shot to death on a sidewalk. Detectives learn the victim and his ex-wife were in the midst of a custody battle so bitter, months before his murder she had secretly fled to Mexico with their daughter. Around that time, the professor's former father-in-law was looking for a 'sicario,' someone who would kill for money. The murder investigation expands into an international search for the victim's missing daughter.
Marinda Palacios saw her friend, Rick Madrigal, get shot to death by her boyfriend.
Leonel Hernandez was convicted of Rick's murder.
Months after podcast host Stephanie Valle reached out to Marinda, she talks about what happened that night, the hours she spent with the killer after the murder, and how she was accused of murder by Leonel's own defense team.
A former radio DJ lays dead inside his apartment. Detectives believe his death is connected to a tip about a case of a possible kidnapping and murder. The investigation uncovered a twisted relationship that may have entangled the victim and led to his death.
Welcome to a podcast that’s made for the Borderland, a corner of the U.S. Southwest where Texas, New Mexico and old Mexico meet. This brief episode is a taste of what's to come: in-depth storytelling focusing on the some of the area's notorious crimes and those behind them. Listen and subscribe. Produced by KVIA-TV, ABC-7 and longtime journalist and former court reporter Stephanie Valle.