Raised in a geologically idyllic rural community along the Wisconsin River, Joe Schoenmann moved to Las Vegas in 1997 to get a taste of city reporting after covering the mostly incorruptible government and low crime of his home state. A multiple award winner for newspaper and magazine stories, "Vegas Rag Doll" is his first book. He lives in one of Las Vegas’ original neighborhoods in the downtown area.
George Knapp was joined by Wendy Mazaros and journalist Joe Schoenmann for a discussion on Mazaros' life with Tom and Gramby Hanley, a Las Vegas father and son hitman team who performed murders-for-hire on behalf of mobsters, casino owners, labor unions, and others. In the first hour, Jim Carnes provided an update on the case of his father, Patrick F. Carnes, who was driving with his lifelong dog companion, Lucky, traveling west from Ohio to Reno when he went missing (more info). ... More »Host: George Knapp