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Breakdown's Breakdown and British Crime's Dark Side

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Just when we were getting ready to see how Justin Ross Harris's trial in the baby-in-the-hot-car homicide would play out, a twist no one saw coming. This means an unexpected hiatus for the "Breakdown" podcast and questions about media influence on the justice system.

We get to know Dr. Elizabeth Yardley, a criminologist at Birmingham City University in England. She's studied how Serial fans used Reddit to interact with Hae's and Adnan's families, as well as look at the digital fingerprints criminals are leaving on social media. Plus, we talk about what British audiences like when it comes to crime drama.

We should have seeing the signs in the Crime of the Week. One NY mayor helped his village's street department out by taking home some "office supplies" from this day job.

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