Can Repeat Offenders Change?

It’s possible. How about someone who’s been arrested 396 times? She’s begging for parole, swearing that she will change and leave her life of crime behind. Read more from the Chicago Sun Times.

Can Repeat Offenders Change?

It’s possible. How about someone who’s been arrested 396 times? She’s begging for parole, swearing that she will change and leave her life of crime behind. Read more from the Chicago Sun Times.

marked women

Friday Noir: Marked Women

This was the first noir film that I ever saw. One night when I was about nine years old, I couldn’t sleep and I turned on Marked Women with Humphrey Bogart and Betty Davis.

marked women

Friday Noir: Marked Women

This was the first noir film that I ever saw. One night when I was about nine years old, I couldn’t sleep and I turned on Marked Women with Humphrey Bogart and Betty Davis.

pool crime UK

Couple Found Dead in Hotel Swimming Pool

A true mystery in a luxury hotel in the UK. A man and a woman were found floating at the bottom of the hotel pool. Read more from the Daily Mirror.

pool crime UK

Couple Found Dead in Hotel Swimming Pool

A true mystery in a luxury hotel in the UK. A man and a woman were found floating at the bottom of the hotel pool. Read more from the Daily Mirror.

lie to me tim roth

Gumshoe Tuesday: Lie to Me

I’ve been a sucker for Tim Roth ever since he threatened to shoot up that diner in Pulp Fiction, so I’m not sure why I didn’t clue into this show earlier. It’s a private detective show with an unexpected scientific

lie to me tim roth

Gumshoe Tuesday: Lie to Me

I’ve been a sucker for Tim Roth ever since he threatened to shoot up that diner in Pulp Fiction, so I’m not sure why I didn’t clue into this show earlier. It’s a private detective show with an unexpected scientific

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.

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.

pickup on south street

Friday Noir: Pickup on South Street

Directed by the incomparable Sam Fuller, Pickup on South Street is a visually-compelling noir film starring Richard Windmark and Jean Peters.  

pickup on south street

Friday Noir: Pickup on South Street

Directed by the incomparable Sam Fuller, Pickup on South Street is a visually-compelling noir film starring Richard Windmark and Jean Peters.  

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,

rocky king detective

Gumshoe Tuesday: Rocky King, Detective

If you’re looking for an old-timey tough guy detective show, look no further than Rocky King, Detective. A 1950s noir detective show, made back when smoking was glamorous and people wore evening gowns to nightclubs. Now that’s class.

rocky king detective

Gumshoe Tuesday: Rocky King, Detective

If you’re looking for an old-timey tough guy detective show, look no further than Rocky King, Detective. A 1950s noir detective show, made back when smoking was glamorous and people wore evening gowns to nightclubs. Now that’s class.