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Ex Runs Over New Girlfriend

Plenty of women have thought about committing a crime like this, but few lack impulse control to actually follow through. An Illinois woman ran over her ex-boyfriend’s new girlfriend with her car. Intentionally. Read more from the Chicago Tribune. Advertisements

Ex Runs Over New Girlfriend

Plenty of women have thought about committing a crime like this, but few lack impulse control to actually follow through. An Illinois woman ran over her ex-boyfriend’s new girlfriend with her car. Intentionally. Read more from the Chicago Tribune.

mystery novel

How to Craft a Compelling Mystery

Last weekend at the LA Times Festival of Books, four mystery writers unveiled their techniques for crafting compelling crime fiction. This is a fantastic event, a huge book fair that takes over UCLA for a weekend filled with informative panels.

mystery novel

How to Craft a Compelling Mystery

Last weekend at the LA Times Festival of Books, four mystery writers unveiled their techniques for crafting compelling crime fiction. This is a fantastic event, a huge book fair that takes over UCLA for a weekend filled with informative panels.

cancun spring break

Mexican Gang Violence Mars Spring Break

Two men with a machine gun and a handgun opened fire in a bar near a Cancun resort, killing six people. Read more from the Chicago Tribune.

cancun spring break

Mexican Gang Violence Mars Spring Break

Two men with a machine gun and a handgun opened fire in a bar near a Cancun resort, killing six people. Read more from the Chicago Tribune.

An Evening with Dashiell Hammett

Oh, how I miss Los Angeles. This April, the Los Angeles Visionaries Association (LAVA) is hosting a literary salon that sounds simply fantastic: a literary salon dedicated to one of the greatest crime writers of the 20th century, Dashiell Hammett,

An Evening with Dashiell Hammett

Oh, how I miss Los Angeles. This April, the Los Angeles Visionaries Association (LAVA) is hosting a literary salon that sounds simply fantastic: a literary salon dedicated to one of the greatest crime writers of the 20th century, Dashiell Hammett,

9 year old armed robbery

9-Year-Old Charged with Armed Robbery

A 9-year-old boy was charged with armed robbery at a Chicago area McDonald’s, and has also been charged with a recent carjacking. So much for the age of innocence. Here in Chicago, you don’t even need to hit puberty to

9 year old armed robbery

9-Year-Old Charged with Armed Robbery

A 9-year-old boy was charged with armed robbery at a Chicago area McDonald’s, and has also been charged with a recent carjacking. So much for the age of innocence. Here in Chicago, you don’t even need to hit puberty to

psychic crime news

An Interview with A Psychic

No, really. Noreen Renier has worked with the FBI on several prominent criminal cases, and some of her work has been featured on the TV show Psychic Detective. Read her interview with the Houston Chronicle.

psychic crime news

An Interview with A Psychic

No, really. Noreen Renier has worked with the FBI on several prominent criminal cases, and some of her work has been featured on the TV show Psychic Detective. Read her interview with the Houston Chronicle.

immigrant crime news

Immigrants Move In, Crime Goes Down

That’s right. Sociologists have discovered when immigrant populations move into a neighborhood, crime rates go down rather than up. Read more from NYNow.org.

immigrant crime news

Immigrants Move In, Crime Goes Down

That’s right. Sociologists have discovered when immigrant populations move into a neighborhood, crime rates go down rather than up. Read more from NYNow.org.