Elizabeth Weil

New York Times Magazine

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Contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine

Elizabeth Weil on KCRW

This week was the start of the trial for two men charged in the Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse fire three years ago.

Trial begins for men charged with Oakland Ghost Ship deaths

This week was the start of the trial for two men charged in the Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse fire three years ago.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, the former don of the Chinese Mafia, has been back in jail for the past 19 months awaiting trial on racketeering charges.

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow Charged with Murder

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, the former don of the Chinese Mafia, has been back in jail for the past 19 months awaiting trial on racketeering charges.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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