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True Crime

Motive

WBEZ Chicago

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It’s a cruel sociological experiment. Lock up a 13-year-old boy for a murder that he swore he didn’t commit. Release him as a 30-year-old man. Then, give him $25 million. New from WBEZ Chicago, Motive is a true crime podcast hosted by Pulitzer Prize-...Show More
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26:18 | Oct 11th

In 1993, a young man was murdered in front of a Honey Baked Ham store on Belmont Avenue. We return to the scene of the crime to find out what happened on the night that put T.J. in prison for 16 years. For photos, video, court documents and more visi...Show More

28:52 | Oct 4th

T.J. is charged with murder and sent to juvenile jail. Although only 13 when arrested, he's prosecuted as an adult.
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29:13 | Sep 27th

A fellow gang member and T.J.'s mom describe the young T.J. before the arrest that put him away for so long. And we hear T.J.'s version of the night of the murder. For photos, video, court documents and more visit: https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/9...Show More

32:24 | Sep 20th

While driving a Mercedes convertible, multi-millionaire T.J. Jimenez shoots a man in the legs. It's all captured on video. We begin our story outside the jail in downtown Chicago. See photos, video, court documents and more of the reporting behind th...Show More

01:27 | Sep 6th

It’s a cruel sociological experiment. Lock up a 13-year-old boy for a murder that he swore he didn’t commit. Release him as a 30-year-old man. Then, give him $25 million. New from WBEZ Chicago, Motive is a true crime podcast hosted by Pulitzer Prize-...Show More