Paige St. John

investigative reporter for The LA Times, and host of “Man in the Window”

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Sacramento-based reporter for the Los Angeles Times

Paige St. John on KCRW

Last year, with the help of modern DNA databases, investigators identified  Joe D’Angelo as the Golden State Killer.

The story of the Golden State Killer and how he was finally caught

Last year, with the help of modern DNA databases, investigators identified  Joe D’Angelo as the Golden State Killer.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Camp Fire was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California’s history. It left 86 dead, nearly 14,000 homes destroyed, and the town of Paradise in ruins.

What Paradise learned from the Camp Fire

The Camp Fire was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California’s history. It left 86 dead, nearly 14,000 homes destroyed, and the town of Paradise in ruins.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Andrew Holland was a mentally ill inmate in San Luis Obispo County jail. Apparently, in order to prevent him from hurting himself, guards strapped him to a chair, naked, for 46 hours.

Local county jails are unprepared to handle influx of mentally ill inmates

Andrew Holland was a mentally ill inmate in San Luis Obispo County jail. Apparently, in order to prevent him from hurting himself, guards strapped him to a chair, naked, for 46 hours.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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